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Excelsior's Riley says he's happy with 'ugly win' over St Catherine

November 13, 2018

When Excelsior High defeated St Catherine High in the semi-finals of the ISSA/Digicel Walker Cup last Friday, it took the dreaded penalties to separate the two teams who had twice faced each other in the preliminary round of the Manning Cup competit more

Liverpool's Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

November 13, 2018

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's (FA) betting rules, the English governing body announced yesterday. The FA said th more

Hydel's Huie chides critics of new Walker Cup format

November 13, 2018

Hydel High are heading to their second-ever senior schoolboy football final, this after getting past a plucky Cumberland High School 2-0 in the semi-final of the ISSA/Digicel Walker Cup last Friday. They will contest the final against Excelsior High more

'Silly mistake' by Pakistan gifts India win in Women's World T20

November 13, 2018

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (AFP) – Pakistan's batters gifted India 10 penalty runs by consistently running on the pitch as they succumbed to a seven-wicket defeat by their rivals in the Women's World Twenty20 on Sunday. Underdogs Pakistan posted a cha more

This Day in History — November 13

November 13, 2018

Today is the 317th day of 2017. There are 48 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT 1789: American inventor Benjamin Franklin writes a letter to a friend in which he says, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and t more

Jamaican Olympian Tate inducted into MSU Hall of Fame

November 13, 2018

JAMAICAN Olympian Ethlyn Tate has been inducted into Morgan State's University (MSU) Hall of Fame. She competed for the Lady Bears from 1986-90, capping the sportsmanship and outstanding achievement award at the end of her four-year journey as a stu more

Mushfiqur's record innings puts Bangladesh on top

November 13, 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) – Mushfiqur Rahim became the first wicketkeeper-batsman in history to score two double hundreds in Tests as Bangladesh built a strong total in the second Test against Zimbabwe in Dhaka yesterday. Mushfiqur hit an unbeat more

The transformation in West Indies Cricket

November 13, 2018

An edited version of the keynote address delivered by Cricket West Indies President Whycliffe “Dave” Cameron on Saturday, October 6, 2018 on his being inducted in the Cricket Hall of Fame in New York, United States.   I am pleased and h more

Alia on fire

November 13, 2018

JAMAICA'S champion swimmer Alia Atkinson continued to fine-tune for next month's FINA World Short-course Swim Championships in Hangzhou, China, as she produced top performances on the final day of the World Cup stop in Tokyo, Japan, over the weekend. more

French film fest begins today

November 13, 2018

ORGANISERS of the Francophone Film Festival say this year's staging will have a packed roster of movies for the lovers of French culture. The festival kicks off tonight at 7:00 pm with a private screening of Swagger, at the Embassy of France on Hill more

Record Yearling Sale

November 13, 2018

  “This is the best sale we have had in many years. I can tell you that based on preliminary figures the sale brought in just over $143 million,” revealed Howard Hamilton, president of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TO more

Yearling Sale 2018

November 13, 2018

The 2018 Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association Yearling Sale took place at Caymanas Park on Sunday, November 11. These were some of the top-priced yearlings at the sale. more

Qatar planning to base some World Cup teams in Iran – organiser

November 13, 2018

PARIS, France (AFP) — Some teams at the Qatar World Cup in 2022 could be based in Iran, the head of the organising committee told AFP yesterday, saying the idea was “part of the operational plan”. The move would provide a major b more

Healy record fifty downs Ireland

November 13, 2018

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Opener Alyssa Healy struck the fastest-ever fifty in an ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup, as Australia made light work of minnows Ireland to win their second match of the tournament by nine wickets here Sunday. Chasing more

Support, opposition, scorn for paternity leave

November 13, 2018

The issue of paternity leave, long debated in Jamaica, is back in the public spotlight with plans for a consultation on the matter scheduled to be the main event marking International Men's Day (IMD) on November 19. The event, which is being organis more

JUTC could suspend services on 53 route amid threats

November 13, 2018

RESIDENTS who travel on Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) buses on route 53 might be severely impacted, as the Government-run entity warns that services could be suspended. A statement from JUTC yesterday said that the police are conducting inve more

Deadly fire!

November 13, 2018

CALIFORNIA. USA (AP) — The death toll from the wildfire that incinerated Paradise and surrounding areas climbed to 29 — matching the mark for the deadliest single blaze in California history — as crews continued searching for bodies more

More women in poor countries use contraception, says report

November 13, 2018

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — More women and girls in poor countries are using modern contraception, signifying progress in efforts to involve women in family planning, according to a report released yesterday. The number of women and girls using cont more

Traffic pile-up on Mandela Highway due to flooding

November 13, 2018

THE Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB) and the National Works Agency (NWA) were, up to press time last evening, working to clear the waterlogged Mandela Highway in St Andrew. Head of PSTEB, Senior Superintendent Calvin Allen told t more

Israel, Hamas trade heavy fire after deadly incursion

November 13, 2018

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells yesterday while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire sin more

Corazon – a juvenile sprinter in the making

November 13, 2018

CORAZON displayed cutting edge promise with a quickfire performance in a Native-bred Two-Year-Old Graded Stakes event to win the Coca Cola Two-Year-Old Juvenile Sprint on Super Day at Caymanas Park on Saturday. It was a performance that left title-c more

Dad's last hug

November 13, 2018

Two minutes after Ainsley Foulkes escorted his son into Lannaman's Preparatory School in St Andrew, hugged him, and then walked back out to his motor vehicle, the 47-year-old businessman was shot dead. The brazen murder, committed yesterday morning more

Management of resources key to future success, says Brathwaite

November 13, 2018

CHENNAI, India (CMC) – Captain Carlos Brathwaite believes West Indies have the quality players to challenge in upcoming tournaments but has warned that management of these resources will be critical to any future success. West Indies suffered more

JN Bank nets $997m in year one

November 13, 2018

Despite recording a decline in surplus, Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica National Group Limited, Earl Jarrett, reassured members that the company performed creditably in its first full year of operation as a commercial bank. JN Bank was laun more

Suspect in Westmoreland quadruple murder killed by cops

November 13, 2018

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — One of the suspects in last week's bloodbath that left three brothers and one of their spouses dead was killed during a gunfight with the police in Westmoreland yesterday morning. The deceased has been identified more



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