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  • Danielle Williams scores lone Jamaican win at Oslo Diamond League

    June 8, 2018 5:27 AM 3

    2015 world champion Danielle Williams was the only Jamaican winner at Thursday's IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo, Norway. Williams fended off Alina Talay of Belarus 12.63 and American Queen Harrison 12.71 to take the 100 metre hurdles in a season's best 12.60 seconds. Commonwealth Games champion Kimberly Williams was third in the triple jump clearing

  • FIFA to put 100,000 WCup tickets on sale today

    June 8, 2018 5:00 AM 3

    FIFA will put more than 100,000 World Cup game tickets, including the final, on sale today. FIFA says "tickets for all matches" are available which were "previously reserved for other FIFA constituent groups". Those include sponsors, team delegations, and guests. The cheapest seats at the July 15 final in Moscow for visitors to Russia cost US$455. FIFA President

  • Russia fall to World Cup low in new FIFA rankings

    June 8, 2018 5:00 AM 2

    Host nation Russia will kick off next week's World Cup as the lowest-ranked of the 32 teams in the tournament. FIFA's monthly rankings has Russia dropping four places to No. 70, below Saudi Arabia at 67. The two lowest-ranked teams open the World Cup at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow next Thursday. Defending champions Germany will start No. 1, retaining

  • Bolivia hold South Korea to 0-0 draw

    June 8, 2018 5:00 AM 1

    South Korea was held by Bolivia to a goalless draw in a World Cup warm-up yesterday. South Korea dominated possession but missed forward Son Heung-min, who was rested for the first hour. Central defender Jang Hyun-soo, who missed the two previous games because of an ankle injury, was back as coach Shin Tae-yong returned to a 4-4-2 formation after experimenting

  • Bailey is a Big Deal

    June 8, 2018 5:00 AM 2

    Jamaican football sensation, Leon Bailey, has inked a two-year deal with KFC Jamaica ahead of the launch of the company's World Cup marketing campaign. Bailey, who plays professionally for Bayer Leverkusen in the German Bundesliga will be the company's official Ambassador and star in marketing campaigns for KFC Jamaica's limited time Winner Box meal offer

  • Honours even in first Test

    June 7, 2018 4:43 AM 1

    Several West Indies batsmen got starts but failed to carry on, leaving wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich to hold the innings together, on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka here yesterday. Opting to bat first in good conditions at Queen's Park Oval, the Windies finished the day on 246 for six, with the right-handed Dowrich unbeaten on a compact

  • Burrell lecture on at Courtleigh

    June 7, 2018 4:43 AM 2

    The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will host the second in the Captain Horace Burrell Lecture Series in commemoration of the first anniversary of the passing of its past president today at 7 p.m.. The Lecture Series was announced by the JFF last year to honour Captain Burrell who passed on June 6, 2017. The lecture which comes a week before the start

  • Commander Two ready for Derby

    June 7, 2018 3:04 AM 9

    GUINEAS winner COMMANDER TWO yesterday dug in determinedly a furlong and a half out to repel a decent field of open allowance runners in his last run before the Jamaica Derby. The bay colt easily tracked fast opening splits of 23.3 and 46.3 for the first half mile of the seven-furlong event, keeping pacesetter ARMAGEDDON honest before inching to the lead at the three-furlongÂ

  • Allen the top Jamaican in action on Day One of NCAA Champs

    June 6, 2018 5:00 AM 3

    Jamaica's top two 400 metres runners, the University of Auburn's Nathon Allen and Akeem Bloomfield, will be two of six Jamaicans in action today when the four-day National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) Division 1 Track and Field Championships begin in Eugene, Oregon. Nine athletes in the 400m have gone under 45 seconds and come Friday's final

  • Barbican, Dunbeholden in top clash

    June 6, 2018 5:00 AM 2

    Barbican and Dunbeholden will face off in an early top-of-the-table clash in the Magnum/Charley's JB/Jamaica Football Federation Premier League promotion series at Barbican Complex, today, starting at 4 p.m. In another game, Mount Pleasant FA host Wadadah at Drax Hall in St Ann, also at 4 p.m. Barbican are coming off a big 3-0 away win against Wadadah