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Spanish Town artistes call for peace

Saturday, December 03, 2016

The upsurge of violence of Jamaica’s old capital, Spanish Town is the inspiration behind up-and-coming female artistes Yung Koolie and TK Kiss’s latest single No Christmas In Spanish Town. “We are both residents of Gordon Pen in ...more

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Instruments donated to three schools

Saturday, December 03, 2016

The Sanmerna Foundation, Japanese Peace Boat and the One Love Festival Jamaica have partnered to bringing musical instruments to three schools. Officials from each school were presented with a number of musical instruments which will be added t ...more

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Hart replacement to be named soon, says FA chief

Saturday, December 03, 2016

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago FA President David John-Williams says there has been an overwhelming response to the national head coach position, made vacant by the recent sacking of Stephen Hart, and expects the replace ...more

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Bolt again

Saturday, December 03, 2016

MONACO (AP) — Sprint king Usain Bolt won an unprecedented sixth IAAF male Athlete of the Year award yesterday, with Ethiopian Almaz Ayana picking up the female award after her record-setting 10,000m gold in Rio. “I live for the m ...more

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T&T in major oil deal with Venezuela

Saturday, December 03, 2016

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley travels to Venezuela on Monday to sign an agreement for the commercial exploitation of the Dragon gas field in Venezuela. Rowley said the delegation will be travelling by way of ...more

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Another successful staging of M.A.P.S.

Saturday, December 03, 2016

The Rockfort mineral spa was transformed into a haven for fun and frolic as sexily clad females strutted their stuff at the recent staging of Music and Pool Series (M.A.P.S). With musical styling by DJ Calico, Xynkfence Sound’s Team ...more

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Mission accomplished!

Saturday, December 03, 2016

MONACO, Principality of Monaco (AFP) — Usain Bolt, winner of a sixth IAAF Athlete of the Year award yesterday, remains a beacon for clean athletes amid doping and corruption scandals that have mired the sport in recent times. As athletic ...more

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D’Cup on the line

Saturday, December 03, 2016

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS), the most consistent and successful rural area schoolboys’ football team in the last decade and 11-time champions Cornwall College, the most success ...more

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Cornwall have their head in the game

Saturday, December 03, 2016

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall College have returned to the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup final for the first time in 15 years since they won a record 11th title in 2001, with discipline and focus seen as the main planks of success so far this sea ...more

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Special Olympics girls tackle XLCR in UNICEF-funded football game

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) is set to participate in a unified female football exhibition game versus Excelsior High’s Under-17 Girls’ team this afternoon at the Mountain View Road-based school’s playing field, starting 3 o&rsq ...more

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Unified basketball competition big boost for SOJ, says Bell

Saturday, December 03, 2016

The recent hosting of the unified sports basketball competition at National Indoor Sports Centre has helped to shed light on the Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) movement, says Lorna Bell, the local body’s executive director. Fittingly, Jamaic ...more

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Woodleigh range win fires up brave Brett

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Following his recent success in the ATL Automotive-sponsored 2016 PWD Winter Open Sporting Clays Championships, veteran shooter and past president Brett Thwaites will be gunning to maintain top form. Despite his battle with cancer, Thwaites conti ...more

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Drama, excitement in One Love Domino for prisoners

Saturday, December 03, 2016

It was all drama and excitement in 2016 One Love Domino competition held in the band room at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre last week Friday. H-North Section created an upset, beating defending champions Belgium Section 150-149 in a v ...more

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Caring with laughter

Saturday, December 03, 2016

The Best Care Foundation will host its annual comedy show, Come Mek Wi Laaf tomorrow evening at the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium, located on the Jamaica College Campus on Old Hope Road. Showtime will be 6:00. Proceeds from the show will go the Bes ...more

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Three local acts for Cali fest

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Three Jamaican acts have been named so far in the line-up for the 8th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival set for the Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 26-28, 2017. Protoje, Jah9 and dancehall luminary, Yellowman have jus ...more

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Gaynstead, Excelsior capture ISSA Urban High Schools netball titles

Saturday, December 03, 2016

GAYNSTEAD and Excelsior High schools captured the Junior and Senior League titles, respectively, in the 2016 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Urban High Schools finals at the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sports in Sp ...more

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Holmwood, Denbigh crowned ISSA Rural High Schools netball champions

Saturday, December 03, 2016

HOLMWOOD Technical and Denbigh High School were crowned the 2016 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Rural High Schools Junior and Senior League netball champions at the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sports in Spanish To ...more

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Shock defeat for Gambia’s Jammeh in historic presidential poll

Saturday, December 03, 2016

BANJUL, Gambia (AFP) — Opposition candidate Adama Barrow pulled off a stunning victory in The Gambia, comfortably winning a presidential election and putting an end to the 22-year rule of Yahya Jammeh, official results showed yesterday. Ja ...more

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Ras Zacharri draws on Reggae Roots

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Singjay Ras Zacharri teams with two generations of roots reggae on his new songs, Jah We Stand and One By One. The former is a collaboration with neo-roots singer Lutan Fyah, while One By One was done with 1970s stalwart Horace Andy. A nephew of B ...more

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Scotiabank A, MOE triumph in Florida Netball Classics

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Jamaican teams have dominated the 2016 Florida Netball Association Classics once again. Defending champions Scotiabank ‘A’ continued on their winning streak by capturing the 2016 crown from for the third-straight year when they defe ...more

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Jaguars’ batting needs lift, says coach Crandon

Saturday, December 03, 2016

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – Head coach Esaun Crandon says a definite improvement is needed in the Guyana Jaguars’ batting, after lacklustre performances in that department in the first three rounds of the Regional Four-Day Championship. ...more

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Young Windies open Super50, World Cup preparation

Saturday, December 03, 2016

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – West Indies Under-19s will gather in Grenada next week to begin preparation for the Regional Super50 which bowls off next January. A 20-member preliminary squad will undergo training from December 9-20, and ...more

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Night Light to illuminate Andrew HB Aguilar Memorial Cup

Saturday, December 03, 2016

A number of native-bred juveniles with aspiration for month end’s final leg of Supreme Ventures’ ultra-rich native-bred two-year-old race, will take centre stage in the Andrew HB Aguilar Memorial Cup feature at Caymanas Park today. The ...more

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Exotic Wagers

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Sunrise 6 (Races 1-6) Race 1) Mesmerize/Stormonthesea/Twilight Citzen Race 2) Ruby Rose/Hey Champ Race 3) Fiftyonestorm/Frankenstorm Race 4) Well Blessed/Scoop Jordyne/Dripping In Gold Race 5) Thegreatalliance/Rude Awakening/Rawalpindi Express Race 6 ...more

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KSAFA Super League kicks off today

Saturday, December 03, 2016

J Wray & Nephew Group, through in Magnum Tonic Wine product, will be the title sponsors of the 2016-2017 Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Super and Major League Football Competitions to the tune of $5.5 million, with associat ...more

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