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  • Samuels hits hat-trick on birthday

    October 8, 2014 6:04 AM 22

    Published: Wednesday | October 8, 2014 Vice-captain of Charlie Smith High, Odane Samuels, celebrated his 19th birthday in style, when he netted a hat-trick in his team's 7-0 mauling of Vauxhall High in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/LIME Manning Cup football competition's Group B match at Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in Trench

  • THREE-TIME National Premier League winning coach Lenworth Hyde Snr, who was sacked by Kingston College (KC) midway through the schoolboy season, said he was surprised and disappointed, but that it was actually the school’s loss. Hyde, who is one of the most successful local coaches, having led Portmore United,

    October 8, 2014 2:36 AM 36

    Tivoli Gardens and Harbour View to National Premier League titles, was dismissed by KC following a humiliating 0-7 defeat to fierce rivals St George’s College last Saturday. The famed ‘Purples’ from North Street are the third most successful school in Manning Cup history with 14 titles, but they have not won the prestigious trophy for 28 years, dating

  • Coe 'big problems' with Gatlin on IAAF shortlist

    October 8, 2014 2:00 AM 13

    LONDON, England (AP) -- IAAF vice-president Sebastian Coe has "big problems" with the track and field governing body including doping-tainted sprinter Justin Gatlin on the athlete of the year shortlist. The American athlete has served a four-year doping ban, leading to Olympic discus champion Robert Harting asking to be removed from the 10-strong shortlist

  • daCosta Cup Inter-zone round kicks off today

    October 8, 2014 2:00 AM 15

    MONTEGO BAY, St James -- The clash between unbeaten teams Cornwall College and Muschett High in the second game of a double header at Jarrett Park will highlight today's start of the Inter-zone round of the ISSA/LIME daCosta Cup football competition. Sixteen games are down to be played today and the top two schools from each will advance to the next round

  • Windies hoping to avoid repeating errors against India

    October 8, 2014 2:00 AM 16

    KOCHI, India (MC) — Captain Dwayne Bravo wants West Indies players to avoid the errors that forced them to lose a One-Day International (ODI) series against India last year as the two teams begin a new ODI series on the sub-continent. West Indies and India, considered the top ODI side, are due to meet in the first of five ODI matches at the Nehru stadium

  • Sir Von to turn back the talented one

    October 8, 2014 2:00 AM 30

    THE 1,200-metre Open Allowance, three-year-olds and upward dash features an intriguing duel on the nine-race card at Caymanas Park today. A combustible field of eight is entered for the dash with the winner pocketing the major share of the $786,500 purse. The Open Allowance call is the eighth race on the midweek programme with a 4:40 pm post time and a tentative

  • WICB confirms threat of looming strike

    October 8, 2014 2:00 AM 25

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has confirmed that it is aware of a looming strike by players on the regional team hours away from the start of a new series against India. West Indies are due to play India in the first of five One-Day Internationals (ODI) from 4:00 am Eastern Caribbean time today. A WICB statement issued

  • St James, Old Harbour hoping to go deep into daCosta Cup

    October 8, 2014 2:00 AM 40

    MONTEGO BAY, St James -- St James High and Old Harbour, the two best third-placed teams in the ISSA/LIME daCosta Cup football competition, will be hoping history will repeat itself and one of them or both could advance deep into the competition. Last year when the best third-placed 'wild card' system was introduced by the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports'

  • KSAFA president calls for high quality football in 2014 Jackie Bell KO

    October 8, 2014 2:00 AM 38

    PRESIDENT of Kingston & St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Ambassador Stewart Stephenson says he wants high quality action and exemplary sportsmanship to be a feature of the 2014-15 Jackie Bell Knockout competition. "This competition is our flagship competition... the largest family competition that we run in the Corporate Area. We expect to see high quality

  • Barbican, Portmore clash highlights Flow Champions Cup 2nd round

    October 8, 2014 2:00 AM 49

    THE Flow Champions Cup Knock-out football competition enters Round Two this week with today's highlight being the encounter between top-tier newcomers Barbican FC and former Premier League winners Portmore United at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies. Along with the embedded desperation usually associated with the do-or-die nature of KO football