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Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:58 AM

SHANGHAI (AP): Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters title yesterday...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:21 AMRachid Parchment

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has said that he will support efforts to use the sport of chess as a means of social intervention, to address crime and violence in Jamaica...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):Jamaican forward Leon Bailey played all 90 minutes but could not get on the score sheet for Bayer Leverkusen in their 2-2 home draw with VfL Wolfsburg yesterday. Wolfsburg twice came from behind to get a share of the points, in a result...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP):Manolo Gabbiadini scored a brace as Southampton twice came from behind to secure a 2-2 draw against Newcastle yesterday in the English Premier League.The Italian forward cancelled out Isaac Hayden's strike before levelling...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CHACE THE GREAT's climb to Grade One could not have come at a better time for the four-year-old gelding, coinciding with today's feature, the 1400-metre Gold Cup.Traditionally one of the epic races on the local calendar, attracting the best of Grade...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (CMC):Batsmen Shai Hope, Roston Chase and Kraigg Brathwaite all gathered half-centuries as West Indies made a bright start to their tour of Zimbabwe yesterday.Opting to bat first on the opening day of the three-day match against...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown

Sakima 'Mr Smooth' Mullings, the Wray & Nephew 2017 Contender champion, made light work of his opponent Ramel 'Sub Zero' Lewis last Saturday night, when he stopped him by technical knockout in the third round of a six-round bout that was the main event on a five-fight ProAm card at the Manchester High School in Mandeville...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold

Cornwall College head coach Dr Dean Weatherly is thrilled with his team's performance going into the dreaded quarter-final round of the ISSA-FLOW daCosta Cup.He said that although he feels good about what he is seeing from his boys, he is also aware...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman

A shot-filled century from captain and wicketkeeper Chadwick Walton piloted Jamaica to a 39-run win over Guyana in the final of the second annual Antigua and Barbuda Cricket Association Tri-Nation Independence Twenty20 at the Sir Vivian Richards...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Waterhouse head coach Glendon 'Admiral' Bailey said that a pre-match incident in which a fan brandished a weapon at one of his players contributed to their 5-0 home loss to Portmore United in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the Drewsland...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:07 AM


Pepperdine University in California will today pay tribute to Vilma Charlton, one of its illustrious past students, but more importantl, one of Jamaica’s fore-runners to the likes of golden girls such as Merlene Ottey, Deon Hemmings, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Brigitte Foster-Hylton, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Melaine Walker, and Elaine Thompson...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Tastee-sponsored Jamaica Independent Schools Sports Association (JISA) National Under-12 football league kicked off yesterday with five matches, all at the Liberty Academy campus.Ahead of yesterday's kick-off, the chief executive officer of...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

FIVE-TIME Caribbean champion Orville Halsam hasn't played table tennis for Jamaica in decades, but he hasn't been forgotten.Memories of his stalwart service to the game will be relived at the Orville Haslam Legends of Table Tennis Challenge Cup...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Leaders Portmore United will once again try to separate themselves from the pack when they play away to former champions Waterhouse at the Drewsland Stadium.Last year's beaten finalists are one of four teams topping the league on points, but they...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

World-renown chess coach David MacEnulty has said that adults should not be discouraged from getting into the sport as they already have the mental conditioning needed to excel. Although, he said, this was so if the right training was given in the...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, will start the Heroes in Act! on Run/Walk, today at the Falmouth Cruise Port in Trelawny. The event, which is being staged by the JN Foundation, in partnership with the Usain Bolt Foundation, will begin at 7 a.m...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Usain Bolt will be at Tracks and Records, 67 Constant Spring Road, Shop #6 (Marketplace), Kingston 10, this Thursday, October 19.Buy your copy of the special book in honour of him - Usain Bolt: Legend - for $2,500 and get a Bolt autograph.Don's miss...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman

West Indies batting star Chris Gayle is looking forward to taking that big walk tomorrow when national honours and awards are conferred on outstanding Jamaicans who have contributed to nation building.Gayle, one of the West Indies' most prominent...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Past The Finishing PostRESULTS (DIVIDENDS)Caymanas Park Results for October 14, 2017Weather: Good Track: FinePRINCESS POPSTARRace 1 1100 M (Purse $900,000) NB2-Y-O MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT1. #3 BRANDY OMullings 52.5 $450.002. #4 FAYROUZ DCardenas 52.5...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

FLORENCE HALL, Jamaica (CMC):Leg-spinner Damion Jacobs snatched a six-wicket haul to propel West Indies 'A' to a crushing innings and 13-run victory over Sri Lanka 'A' on the final day of the opening four-day "Test" yesterday.The 32-year-old...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

PATRIARCH yesterday thwarted a strong stretch challenge from ANOTHER VIGOROUS to land the 1200-metre Cash Pot 'Only One For Me' Trophy, drawing first blood in the Supreme Ventures Limited Two-Year-Old Series.The speedy bay colt shot to the front...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Kingston College's (KC) coach Ludlow Bernard said yesterday that they have their sights set on more important assignments ahead after his team's 4-1 victory over Tivoli Gardens High in the first leg of their second-round match of the ISSA/FLOW...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:10 AM

MILAN, Italy (AP):Italy's top football league has made a switch and assigned its international TV rights predominantly to IMG for €371 million ($437 million) per season nearly double the value of the previous deal.The agreement covers the next...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:08 AM

SHANGHAI, China (AP):Juan Martin del Potro's bruised left wrist was placed in a splint after a nasty fall while winning his quarter-final at the Shanghai Masters yesterday.Del Potro is due to play Roger Federer in the semi-finals today. The other...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:08 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):Lionel Messi has willed Argentina into the World Cup. He can exhale and get back to what he does best: Keeping Barcelona atop the Spanish league.Just when the stakes couldn't have been higher, Messi struck three goals to bring...

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