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Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Sunday ushered in an era many wanted to postpone. It's time to ponder world athletics without the incomparable Usain Bolt. It's a mark of respect for a career so great that it makes smiles appear.His athletic brilliance is one thing. As strange as...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Reigning champions Jamaica Tallawahs romped to their third straight win of their Caribbean Premier League campaign when they came from behind to beat the luckless St Lucia Stars in an entertaining contest here Tuesday...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP):Everton have signed Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson from Swansea for a club-record fee, further strengthening the team's attacking options to compensate for the departure of striker...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AMRobert Bailey

Veteran local coach Sylvester Campbell said interim Sunshine Girls coaches Sasher-Gaye Henry and Marvette Anderson should be given the job full time.Henry and Anderson were appointed interim coaches of the Sunshine Girls team until the end of this...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

LONDON, CMC:Legendary former seamer Sir Curtly Ambrose has held out little hope for embattled West Indies in the three-Test series against England, starting here today.Sir Curtly, who, until last year, served as the Caribbean side's bowling coach,...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

BIRMINGHAM, England (CMC):Inexperienced West Indies will hope to silence their many detractors when they clash with a dominant England in the historic day/night opening Test at Edgbaston here on Thursday, in what is likely to be their sternest...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AMAinsley Walters

LUNAR ROCKET had to fight for every cent of the $409,500 winner's purse of yesterday's fifth race, rallying strongly on the inside to regain the lead from SIMPLY THE BEST a half-furlong out.Sent off as the 3-5 favourite at five-and-a-half furlongs...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

MADRID, Spain (AP):Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 to complete a 5-1 victory on aggregate in the Spanish Super Cup yesterday dominating their fiercest rivals without the need of Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale.Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM

NAPLES, Italy (AP):Dries Mertens started this season where he left off the last, setting Napoli on their way to a2-0 win over nine-man Nice in the first leg of their Champions League play-off yesterday.Mertens scored more than 30 goals last season...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:18 AMTony Becca

  One of the delights of cricket is to witness the unexpected, to see the coming of a champion, or a champion team, and at the same time to bask in the surprise, the big upset if you are on the side of the upsetters. And apart of those...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua, (CMC):Players will face a much more intense Regional Four-Day Championship when the first-class tournament bowls off in October, as the 10 rounds of competition is set to be completed in just three months.The tournament is...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

KINGSTON:Florida State University (FSU) had a blow out 116-78 win over the Minto 79ers - a Jamaica Select team - in their preseason game at the National Indoor Sport Centre on Monday night.After a close first quarter that had the tourists leading...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AMHubert Lawrence

When Jamaica placed third in the women's 4x100 metres at the World Championships in London, a major milestone was attained. The bronze medal made the 4x100m the World Championships event in which Jamaica has been most successful. Previously, there...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AMLivingston Scott

The prestigious Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission's (BGLC) Diamond Mile has grown rapidly to become one of the nation's and the region's most lucrative and glamorous horse racing events, and at yesterday's launch of the third staging at the...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AMRaymond Graham

The 16th IAAF World Championships is now history. It is one which fans of local track and field will want to forget as quickly as possible as Jamaica walked away with just four medals - one gold and three bronze - to finish 16th overall.This is...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC:Denesh Ramdin struck an unbeaten half-century as Trinbago Knight Riders pulled off a four-wicket win over St Kitts and Nevis Patriots and end the visitors' three-match unbeaten run on Monday night.In pursuit of 159 for...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AMMarc Stamp

The 2017-18 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season is all set to kick off on Sunday, September 3, with no change in the format."September 3 is slated for the start of the 2017-18 Red Stripe Premier League. We have done a draft of the fixtures but...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Head coach Stuart Law has praised the character of Test captain Jason Holder and says he could be an effective leader over the next decade in West Indies cricket.The 25-year-old all-rounder is preparing to lead West Indies in the...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AMAinsley Walters

LUNAR ROCKET should this afternoon make amends for her narrow loss to FRANCIA'S PRIDE on Saturday when she ambitiously went out of her distance, seven furlongs, and was beaten by a neck at the wire.The speedy filly returns quickly, going a furlong-...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AM

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Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 8:00 AM

The World Athletics Championships in London is now over. Amazingly, I heard a Jamaican anchor on local television describe the Games as "one of the best ever!" I am of the opinion that these Games were one of the worst ever! I was not there, but...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 8:00 AMLivingston Scott

Andrew Hancel, INSPORTS Media Relations Officer, says the inaugural INSPORTS challenge Cup, which will see eight St Catherine schools competing for a preseason schoolboy football trophy and $100,000, is part of the institute's efforts to develop...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 8:00 AMMarc Stamp

Roshede Bald captured the inaugural Lasco iDrade Cage Football Challenge national title when he defeated Kevin Kellyman 5-3 in the final at Mandela Park, Half-Way-Tree on Sunday evening.Bald used his strength and skill in the one-on-one challenge...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 8:00 AM

The 16th edition of the track and field showpiece, the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, is now at an end. Contrary to predictions in the public space and media circles, Jamaica did not enjoy the satisfying results which has been the case in...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 8:00 AM

DERBY, England (CMC):Opener Kieran Powell believes the Caribbean side's strong outing in the drawn three-day game against Derbyshire leaves them in good stead for the opening Test against England, starting Thursday.West Indies batted outstandingly...

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