Jamaica upset Barbados, as T&T make it two straight

George McGlashen (centre), scorer of Jamaica’s goal that gave them a 2-1 victory against
Barbados, being congratulated by teammates (from left) Leon Kerr, and Nicholas Beach.

Sixty-fourth ranked Jamaica returned to world scene with an industrious upset 2-1 win against 47th ranked Barbados in their International Hockey Federation (FISH) World League tournament at the Mona Hockey Field yesterday. Jerome Davis and George McGlashen scored for Jamaica, while Neil Franklyn ne ... Read More

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comment yesterday JFF orders Hue to withdraw civil suit or face sanctions
Finally, the JFF has responded to the civil suit filed by Jermaine Hue, but the letter written to th ... Read More

(From left) Jamaica team coach/referee Conrad Jenkins alongside
Nicholas Dusard, Bruce Rickman, and Kenneth Edwards shortly after their
return at the Norman Manley International Airport from the 10th
Caribbean Tae Kwon Do Championships in Barbados. (Photo: Garfield
Robinson) Juniors win 40 medals at International Tae kwon Do Champs
JAMAICAN juniors brought home 40 medals at the 2014 All Star International Open Tae kwon Do Champion ... Read More

(From left foreground) STETHS Principal Keith Wellington, Rohan Lindsay, team captain and coach Omar Wedderburn look at the new LIME Super Cup which was
unveiled during general assembly at the school on Monday. Sharing in the moment is LIME’s Stephen Miller (second right), sponsorship & events manager. LIME Super Cup tour treks to STETHS
On Monday, the new LIME Super Cup trophy made a visit to the St Elizabeth Technical High School (STE ... Read More

4 more schools advance in daCosta Cup

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Thursday, October 02, 2014    

Kaschief Brown (left) of Green Island High controls the ball as
two Cornwall College defenders Giovannia Reid (centre) and
Kymanie Russell close in during yesterday’s ISSA/LIME daCosta
Cup Zone A return-round game played at Jarrett Park yesterday.
Cornwall College won the game 2-0 for their seventh straight

BOG WALK, St Catherine — Four more schools including Ewarton High, who are making it out of the first round of the ISSA/Lime daCosta Cup football competition for the first time in their 45-year history, made progress after wins in yesterday's return round of games. Ewarton High, founded in 1969, edged Bog Walk High 4-3 in their Zone K game with team captain Odaine Edwards celebrating his birthday with a hat-trick as they improved to 16 points, same as the other qualifiers Dinthill High, w ... Read More

D'Cup's Zone B heats up

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October 02, 2014    

Deshane Beckford of Rusea’s
High (centre) powers his way past
Merlene Ottey defenders Anthony
Jolly (second left) and Oraine
Morgan (left) in their recent
ISSA/LIME Zone B game at the
Collin Miller Sports Complex in
Lucea. Rusea’s won the game 5-0.

LUCEA, Hanover — ZONE B of the ISSA/LIME daCosta Cup schoolboys' football competition is set for a potentially explosive end on Saturday with Rusea's High -- one of the competition's most successful schools -- facing the possibility of not making it past the first round. Green Island High revived their flagging hopes of advancing for a second straight year after they ambushed Rusea's High 3-0 in the rescheduled return-round game played in Green Island on Tuesday. Rusea's must get a point ... Read More

Pride at stake! - MBU meet Sporting Central in RSPL

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October 02, 2014    

Montego Bay United’s Lesley
St Fleur (left) gets away from
Boys Town’s Rohan Scott in
their recent RSPL game at
Wespow Park in St James.
MBU won the game 4-0.

TUCKER, St James — FOR the second straight home game, defending Red Stripe Premier League champions Montego Bay United (MBU) will have to restore some pride after an away loss. On Sunday, MBU will host Sporting Central Academy after losing 1-0 to Cavalier at Stadium East field in Kingston last Sunday and slipped to mid-tables on four points form four matches. Two Sundays ago, MBU beat up on a decimated Boys' Town team 4-0, and will hope to continue their unbeaten home streak this seaso ... Read More

Windies well prepared for India challenge — Richardson

Thursday, October 02, 2014    

believe we
have the calibre players to go
out there and perform and
play well enough to beat
anybody. (PHOTO: AFP)

MUMBAI, India (CMC) -- Team manager Richie Richardson said here yesterday that West Indies were well prepared for their upcoming One-Day International series against India, and would use the tour to enhance their planning for next year's World Cup. West Indies face India in the first of five ODIs next Wednesday at the Nehru Stadium in Kochi and Richardson said that unlike the previous tour of India, the Caribbean side would enter the series with excellent preparation behind them. "We have arri ... Read More

Two marlin landed on Canoe day in Portland Tourney

Everard Owen | Thursday, October 02, 2014    

Hubert McMurrine (second left) handles his 270-pound marlin as teammates
Beate (left) and Jarvis Heslop look on. (PHOTO: EVERARD OWEN)

PORT ANTONIO, Portland — Two marlin were landed at the 30th Port Antonio Canoe tournament at the Old Marina, Port Antonio, yesterday. Hubert McMurrine emerged the winner with a 270-pound fish, and Patrick Palmer, a 92-pounder. Palmer on the canoe Luck Star caught the white marlin weighing 92 pounds in the morning session. Later on, McMurrine, along with team members Jarvis and Beate Heslop, landed the 270-pound marlin about 1:00 pm on the canoe Snapper Well. McMurrine said the catching ... Read More

Highgate flow over August Town 1-0

BY SHERDON COWAN | Thursday, October 02, 2014    

Fabian Cooke (#10) of August Town and Highgate United’s
Chris Mighty battle for possession of the ball during their Flow
Champions Cup knock-out match at UWI Bowl, Mona,

Highgate United Football Club advanced to the second round of the Flow Champions Cup knockout competition after clipping August Town Football Club 1-0 at UWI Bowl, Mona, yesterday. Substitute Andre Heslop scored the all-important goal in the fourth minute of extra time after both teams failed to score in regular time. Maxwell Wilson, manager of the St Mary-based team, expressed satisfaction, as he hailed his team for a spirited performance. "I am definitely satisfied. With the team that we ha ... Read More

England players treated like babies, laments Rio Ferdinand

Thursday, October 02, 2014    

Machester United’s Rio Ferdinand

LONDON, England (AFP) — England's players are "treated like complete babies" in comparison to those of major international teams, according to Rio Ferdinand. The former England defender who won 81 caps from 1997 to 2011, made his criticisms in his new autobiography. Ferdinand, 35, was impressed by the way in which now Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal treated his Netherlands' players on the way to guiding them to a third-placed finish at this year's World Cup. The former United s ... Read More

Adams positive about Kent future after signing contract extension

Thursday, October 02, 2014    

Former Windies fast-bowling captain Courtney Walsh (right) celebrates with teammate Jimmy Adams in their

LONDON, England (CMC) — Kent head coach Jimmy Adams is upbeat about the future of the club after signing a contract extension at the south-east county. The former Jamaica and West Indies captain has been in charge of Kent for the last three years and said he was looking forward to continuing the relationship. "The club offered me an extension earlier in the season - before we started on that 50-over run - and I was more than happy to accept," Adams said. "I have enjoyed it. It's been a ... Read More

Welbeck nets hat-trick as Arsenal Romp

Thursday, October 02, 2014    

Arsenal’s English striker Danny Welbeck (
right) vies with Galatasaray’s Uruguayan goalkeeper Fernando Muslera during the UEFA Champions League, Group D
football match at The Emirates Stadium in north London yesterday. Arsenal won the game 4-1. (PHOTOS: AFP)

PARIS, France (AFP) — Danny Welbeck answered former coach Louis van Gaal's criticism in style yesterday, scoring a hat-trick in Arsenal's 4-1 romp over Galatasaray in their Champions League group match, while both Madrid clubs also recorded wins. Welbeck, let go by van Gaal as the Manchester United handler considered his scoring record was not what it should be, became only the sixth Englishman to score a Champions League hat-trick, celebrating Arsene Wenger's 18th anniversary in charge o ... Read More

BOJ defeat Xerox 3-2 in Business House TT

Thursday, October 02, 2014    

DEFENDING champions Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) clipped newcomers Xerox 3-2 in the men's category of the Jamaica Business House Table Tennis Association (JBHTTA) League at Nethersole Place Tuesday night. The victory saw BOJ joining Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) at the top of the standings on six points. They are closely followed by CariMed and Gleaner Company on four points each, while Xerox and Digicel are on two points apiece. BOJ have now played four games, with JDF and Gleaner Company playing one ... Read More



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