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  • Ja outlast Barbados in hockey clash

    October 2, 2014 7:07 AM 10

    Published: Thursday | October 2, 2014 The country blazed a whole new trail by hosting the Federation of International Hockey (FIH) World League round-one qualifying series - its first major tournament hosted in eight years. Team Jamaica's male team pushed those boundaries even further by beating a formidable Barbados team 2-1 yesterday at the Mona hockey

  • JFF tells Hue to withdraw lawsuit

    October 2, 2014 7:07 AM 21

    Published: Thursday | October 2, 2014 The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has given former national midfielder Jermaine Hue 48 hours to withdraw his lawsuit against the local governing body and Dr. Carlton Frazer. The JFF said failure to withdraw the lawsuit within the time specified will result in the local body submitting the matter to the relevant

  • Boost for Jamaica's sport tourism

    October 2, 2014 7:07 AM 11

    Published: Thursday | October 2, 2014 Jamaica Sport, an agency formed to explore commercial opportunities provided by sports tourism, was launched yesterday at the Courtleigh Hotel in Kingston. The agency that will also seek to leverage brand Jamaica and sporting events held locally and internationally to ensure that the country maximises on its publicity

  • Adams positive about Kent future after signing contract extension

    October 2, 2014 2:00 AM 10

    LONDON, England (CMC) — Kent head coach Jimmy Adams is upbeat about the future of the club after signing a contract extension at the south-east county. The former Jamaica and West Indies captain has been in charge of Kent for the last three years and said he was looking forward to continuing the relationship. "The club offered me an extension earlier

  • Inter-zone bound Cornwall College and Clarendon College continue to roll

    October 2, 2014 1:36 AM 13

    8:37 pm, Wed October 1, 2014 Many time champions Cornwall College turned back Green Pond 2 nil in their Zone 'A' top of the table clash in the ISSA lime DaCosta Cup competition on Wednesday. With the win, Cornwall College who have already qualified for the interzone round moved to maximum 21 points atop Zone 'A' . Defending champions St Elizabeth Technical

  • Sunshine Girls still shooting for the stars

    October 2, 2014 1:32 AM 15

    8:31 pm, Wed October 1, 2014 Netball Jamaica President, Marva Bernard, maintains world championship gold is a realistic aim for the Sunshine Girls. To achieve this, the team must break the stranglehold of New Zealand and Australia. South Africa has been the only team since 1991 to deny either of them a place in the final of the championship held every

  • Work begins for local Gymnastics body

    October 2, 2014 1:16 AM 36

    8:14 pm, Wed October 1, 2014 With the newly elected executive body now in place, the Jamaica Gymnastics Association (JAGA), is seeking a return to international competition. Having settled outstanding fees with the international federation of gymnastics, recently elected President, Nicole Grant-Brown, points out there are certain issues that must be addressed

  • BOJ defeat Xerox 3-2 in Business House TT

    October 2, 2014 1:00 AM 11

    DEFENDING champions Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) clipped newcomers Xerox 3-2 in the men's category of the Jamaica Business House Table Tennis Association (JBHTTA) League at Nethersole Place Tuesday night. The victory saw BOJ joining Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) at the top of the standings on six points. They are closely followed by CariMed and Gleaner Company

  • Two marlin landed on Canoe day in Portland Tourney

    October 2, 2014 1:00 AM 36

    PORT ANTONIO, Portland — Two marlin were landed at the 30th Port Antonio Canoe tournament at the Old Marina, Port Antonio, yesterday. Hubert McMurrine emerged the winner with a 270-pound fish, and Patrick Palmer, a 92-pounder. Palmer on the canoe Luck Star caught the white marlin weighing 92 pounds in the morning session. Later on, McMurrine, along with team members

  • Highgate flow over August Town 1-0

    October 2, 2014 12:00 AM 24

    Highgate United Football Club advanced to the second round of the Flow Champions Cup knockout competition after clipping August Town Football Club 1-0 at UWI Bowl, Mona, yesterday. Substitute Andre Heslop scored the all-important goal in the fourth minute of extra time after both teams failed to score in regular time. Maxwell Wilson, manager of the St Mary-based