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Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, (CMC:West Indies Twenty20 stars, Johnson Charles and Andre Fletcher, anchored a half-century stand but it was not enough to save Bengal Tigers from a comprehensive eight-wicket defeat to Kerala Kings on the opening day...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CHICAGO (AP):Nineteen-year-old Christian Pulisic has become the youngest winner of the U.S. Soccer Federation's (USSF) Male Player of the Year award.The USSF said yesterday that Pulisic received 94 per cent of the votes. Landon Donovan had been the...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

HOUSTON (AP):With the way Mike D'Antoni has handled Houston's rotation lately, there are times nine-time All-Star Chris Paul is left to run Houston's offence against second-team defences.That combination proved the difference on Wednesday night when...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Thirty schoolboy football stars will be given the opportunity to showcase their talent and get expert advice from English Premier League coaches at the FLOW Super Cup All-Star one-day training camp to be conducted by Manchester United next month.The...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP)Prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro launched an investigation yesterday into the fan violence surrounding the Copa Sudamericana final between local club Flamengo and Argentine team...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has announced a number of organisational changes as it looks to restructure the format of its operations to that of what it said is a business model.At a press conference at its headquarters on Wednesday, the...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

World Championships discus finalist Traves Smikle is happy about his big throw at last week's Tyser Mills development meet at G.C. Foster College, but he is hoping for more.The smooth lefthander powered his disc out to a distance of 64.61 metres...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker

TURBO MACHINE has little to fear in tomorrow's opening race over 1500 metres at Caymanas Park and should give Sunrise-6 players a winning start.The race, which is confined to $180,000 claimers who have not earned $150,000 since August 15, has...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

TAROUBA, Trinidad CMC):Barbados Pride captain Shamarh Brooks narrowly missed out on a hundred, and left-hander Jonathan Carter supported with a solid half-century to help their side make a strong start against Trinidad...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has officially signed a partnership with British football equipment maker Umbro.The contract was signed by JFF president Michael Ricketts in Panama last night with vice-president Bruce Gaynor and general...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

OMAR McLeod, the 2017 World Championships 110m hurdles champion, and swimmer Alia Atkinson, head the list of nominees for this year's RJRGleaner National Sportsman and Sportswomen of the Year awards.The 25-year-old McLeod, who has a personal best of...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Jamaica Scorpions, replying to Windward Islands Volcanoes' 226 for nine declared, were 33 without loss in their first innings at the close on the opening day of the day/night seventh round match in the Regional Four-Day...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Russian President Vladimir Putin accused US agencies of manipulating evidence from the main whistle-blower on doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.Putin said yesterday that former Moscow anti-doping laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 10:30 PM

Defending champions Arnett Gardens regained the lead in the 2017-18 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) following an emphatic 3-0 victory over Montego Bay United on Thursday night at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.     Arnett moved to...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

As nice as the Usain Bolt statue is, there's reason to believe that more honours await the incomparable one in this land of wood and water. After all, he is the greatest sprinter of all time. For many, he's in the reckoning for the title of best...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Reggae Boyz forward Darren Mattocks has set new goals as he prepares to turn out for new club DC United in next season's United States Major League Soccer (MLS) competition.The 27-year-old Mattocks spent two seasons with the Portland Timbers before...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

ABU DHABI, UAE (AP):Gareth Bale scored an 81st-minute winner as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Emirates club Al Jazira 2-1 yesterday to reach the Club World Cup final.Madrid will try to win their third world title in four seasons when they...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):West Indies have taken another blow to their Test ranking, following their 2-0 series defeat to New Zealand.Though the Caribbean side remains eighth in the rankings, they have lost three rankings points and are now alongside ninth-...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

HAMILTON, New Zealand (CMC):Kraigg Brathwaite said it was important for West Indies players to go back to the drawing board and make the necessary adjustments to their game as they look to learn from the 2-0 drubbing in the recent series against New...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Another win, another record for rampant English Premier League leaders Manchester City.And this one might be the most impressive of the lot.By beating Swansea 4-0 yesterday, City racked up their 15th straight victory a feat never...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has announced plans to redevelop its headquarters to become a multicomplex facility. Newly appointed chief executive officer Ryan Foster announced the plans during a JOA press conference to outline the new...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts said that he is excited about the imminent partnership with British football equipment makers Umbro.Ricketts and other members of the JFF are currently in Panama where the deal will be...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman

Stand-in captain for the Jamaica Scorpions Paul Palmer is backing his team to complete the double over Windward Islands Volcanoes when the two meet in a return-leg match of the CWI-Digicel Four-day Championship at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground in...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Portmore United moved to the top of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) points standing yesterday after a 2-1 win over Waterhouse at the Spanish Town Prison Oval.Javon East and Ricardo Morris netted for the St Catherine club, which climbed to 31...

Published:Wednesday | December 13, 2017 | 11:11 PM

LONDON, CMC - Fast bowler Miguel Cummins has made excellent progress in the Test bowling rankings, jumping 14 places in the latest release yesterday.The right-armer now lies 63rd in the rankings led by England's Jimmy Anderson.Cummins bowled...

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