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  • Vigilant steps to be taken regarding weight limitation for Contender Series

    June 6, 2018 12:52 AM 6

    General Secretary of the Jamaica Boxing Board of Control (JBBC) Leroy Brown says more vigilant steps will be taken to ensure a limitation in the cases of overweight boxers in the Wray and Nephew Contender Series for the remainder of this year and beyond. Team Canada's promoter Tyler Buxton issued a warning that his fighters will not participate in the quarter-final

  • Dunkley striding forward at home

    June 5, 2018 5:00 AM 6

    Olympic 4x400m relay silver medallist Fitzroy Dunkley has been using local meets to prepare for a big race at Saturday's JN Racers Grand Prix. If his results at the last two JAAA All-Comers meets are anything to go by, Dunkley's preparation is going well. On June 2, he won his second 400m race of the year with a substantial improvement in his times

  • Dunbeholden and Barbican make winning start in RSPL playoffs

    June 4, 2018 8:58 PM 1

    Dunbeholden and Barbican kicked off the 2018 JFF Premier League playoffs with victories on the weekend. Over at Jarrett Park, Barbican defeated Wadadah 3-0, thanks to a brace from Shaquille Lewis and an individual strike from Locksley Thompson. South Central Confed champions Dunbeholden came from behind to beat Eastern Confed champions Mount Pleasant

  • 'I don't have to be captain to be a role model'

    June 4, 2018 5:00 AM 3

    As far as Mario Balotelli is concerned, he does not have to be Italy's captain to be a role model. "I'm here to score goals. You can also be a role model without wearing the armband," Balotelli said at a news conference yesterday, a day before Italy's friendly against the Netherlands. Earlier this week when Balotelli played for Italy for the first time in four years

  • 'A house without a library has no soul'

    June 3, 2018 8:41 AM 3

    ECC reminds parents to cultivate children's reading, writing abilities The Early Childhood Commission used the occasion of the basic school book donation ceremony in Kingston on Tuesday to remind parents to do all they can to sculpt their children's reading and writing proficiencies. The push came from Norda Seymour-Hall, director for sector support

  • Good win for Fong's Wong Don

    June 3, 2018 5:00 AM 6

    Patrick Fong was among three trainers saddling two winners on yesterday's 11-race card including 4-1 chance WONG DON in the 1100-metre overnight allowance sprint. Partnered by leading rider Anthony Thomas, WONG DON split surprise leader BIMINI (9-1) and POLLY B (26-1) a half-furlong out to hang on by a neck from late-charging SARAH LEE with Aaron Chatrie

  • Hydel dominate at Tastee National Prep Champs

    June 3, 2018 4:56 AM 4

    Hydel Preparatory School outscored their opponents by more than 100 points to capture their 13th straight title at the JISA Tastee National Prep Champs at the National Stadium yesterday. The Ferry-based school tallied 310 points, 115 more than the second-place team, Vaz Prep, with 195. Emmanuel Christian Academy were the third spot with 123 points

  • Ja miss out on Davis Cup qualification

    June 2, 2018 5:00 AM 1

    Jamaica's men's Davis Cup team failed to advance to the next stage of the Americas Group III qualifiers despite scoring a 2-1 win over Honduras in their final match of the group in Escazu, Costa Rica, yesterday. The Jamaican team, which needed to win all three games to secure one of the two available spots, could manage only two wins in three games

  • Powell, Shelly for Cayman meet

    June 2, 2018 5:00 AM 1

    Former world 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell and 2008 and 2012 Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will line up in the men's and women's sprint at the Cayman Invitational meet today. The 35-year-old Powell will be competing for the first time since suffering a hamstring injury in February. Powell will be joined in the event by countrymen

  • Dacres wins at Rome Diamond League

    June 1, 2018 5:43 AM 5

    National record holder and Commonwealth Games champion Fedrick Dacres was the only Jamaican winner at the Rome Diamond League meet on Thursday. Dacres continued his good run of form this season, registering 68.51 metres to capture the men's discus throw. Andrius Gudzius of Lithuania 68.17 was second with Ehsan Hadadi of Ireland third with a throw of 65.93 metres