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Bromfield eyes World Juniors medal, more glory at Champs

BROMFIELD…last year’s biggest disappointment was at World Youths where I only made the final... but this year I want to do more than that, I want to win a medal

MONTEGO BAY, St James — St Elizabeth Technical High School’s (STETHS) Junelle Bromfield is eyeing three individual gold medals at next month’s ISSA Girls’ Athletics Championships, and it would take a brave or foolish person to bet against her achieving that. So far this seas ... Read More

HINDS...It is quite surprising that players are now expressing objection at the new payment structure when it was communicated from in M Wavell Hinds challenges T20 skipper to justify claims against WIPA
WAVELL Hinds, president and chief executive officer of the West Indies Players’ Association (W ... Read More

Mico ‘B’ goal defence Misha Creary (second right) goes high for the ball with Molynes United goal attack Kera Christie in the NJ/JNBS Sunshine Open League game at the Leila Robinson Courts on Tuesday. Molynes United won the game 20-17. (Photo: Collin Reid) JNBS Sunshine Open League semis on today
Molynes United ‘A’, along with University of the West Indies (UWI) Pelicans, Waulgrovian ... Read More

Stephen Miller (right), Flow’s sponsorship manager, presents a symbolic cheque to Brad Ransom, AISK’s athletic director, during the launch of the 2016 SportsFeva tournament at AISK yesterday. 2016 SportsFeva tourney promises to be biggest yet
Organisers have added a new component to the annual SportsFeva tournament and are promising that the ... Read More

KC, Wolmer's Girls lead at Digicel Anthrick meet

Thursday, February 11, 2016 5:26 PM    

Phillip Beckford of Kingston Colleges after winning the class one boys 110m hurdles

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Kingston College and Wolmer's Girls have assumed the early lead in the rankings at the ongoing Digicel Anthrick Corporate Area Development Meet at UWI’s Usain Bolt track. After nine events on the girls’ side, Wolmer's have garnered 73.5 points ahead of Excelsior High, who are on 68 points, and Camperdown on 54 points. Meanwhile, Kingston College are in the commanding position on the boys’ side with 162.5 points followed by Jamaica College on 81 poin ... Read More

KSAFA, JB Rum partner for Friday night football

Thursday, February 11, 2016 4:58 PM    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Fans of the Charley’s JB Rum/KSAFA Super League competition will be treated to football under lights on Friday with a double-header set for the Constant Spring playing field. In the opening game slated to start at 6:00 pm, Seaview Gardens FC face Browns Town FC. In the feature game at 8:00 pm, Real Mona FC tackle Maverley/Hughenden. The partnership between organisers KSAFA and title sponsor Charley’s JB Rum for the newly rolled out Friday night concept ai ... Read More

St Andrew girls lower 4x400 record at Digicel Anthrick meet

Thursday, February 11, 2016 2:51 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Digicel Anthrick Corporate Area Development Meet is currently in full swing at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Usain Bolt Track. Five records have so far been established at the meet, which is the third in the six-meet Grand Prix series. St Andrew High clocked the first record of the day, winning the girls’ 4x400m relays open in 3:51.02 minutes. The team lowered its previous meet record of 3:52.41 set last year. St George's College followed suit in ... Read More

MBU climb to RSPL top spot

Thursday, February 11, 2016 11:11 AM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The lead again changed hands in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) after Montego Bay United beat FC Reno 2-1 in a rescheduled game in Catherine Hall late on Wednesday to climb into first place. Allan Ottey (eighth minute) and Jermaine Woozencroft (45th minute) found the back of the net for MoBay. An own goal conceded by Montego Bay's John Barrett in the third minute of stoppage time saw Reno cut the deficit. Montego Bay have 48 points from 25 games, while Reno, who staye ... Read More

Nestle terminates IAAF sponsorship over scandals

Thursday, February 11, 2016    

COE...has been seeking to shore up support for IAAF

Geneva, Switzerland (AFP) — Nestlè has terminated a sponsorship programme with IAAF, the world athletics’ governing body, over fears that the corruption and doping scandals surrounding the sport could damage the company’s reputation, a spokeswoman said yesterday. “I confirm that we have decided to end our partnership with the IAAF Kids Athletics programme with immediate effect,” Nestlè spokeswoman Lydia Meziani told AFP in an email. &ldq ... Read More

Barca eye quarters to end fiery Espanyol series

Thursday, February 11, 2016    

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Holders Barcelona will be looking to seal their place in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals on Wednesday in the final instalment of three heated Catalan derbies against Espanyol over 10 days. The European champions hold a commanding 4-1 lead from the first-leg which Espanyol ended with nine men after red cards for Hernan Perez and Papakouli Diop, whilst goalkeeper Pau Lopez escaped punishment for stamping on newly crowned Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi. However, Barca will be without the su ... Read More

WICB surprised by timing of players’ demands

Thursday, February 11, 2016    

MUIRHEAD...they have been given a contract and asked to sign it and they have a deadline of Sunday afternoon

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has questioned the timing of the Twenty20 World Cup squad’s contract demands, and says if players refuse to sign by Sunday’s deadline, replacements will have to be found. An exasperated WICB Chief Executive Michael Muirhead, said the new contract pay structure had been discussed at mediation last May, agreed to by players’ union, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA), and communicated to all players. ... Read More

Board, players dispute WIPA’s legitimacy in new deal

Thursday, February 11, 2016    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and dissatisfied players have found themselves at odds over the legitimacy of the West Indies Players Association’s (WIPA) role in negotiating players’ contracts. This disagreement was highlighted in an exchange of letters between West Indies Twenty20 Captain Darren Sammy and WICB chief executive Michael Muirhead in the latest contracts impasse to hit West Indies cricket. In a letter to Muirhead on behalf of ... Read More

Red Steel renamed Trinbago Knight Riders

Thursday, February 11, 2016    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) Red Steel have been renamed Trinbago Knight Riders ahead of the 2016 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament in a move that reflects the vision of the new Indian owners to make the brand a truly global one. The franchise was purchased last season by businessman and Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, who is also a co-owner of established Indian Premier League side Kolkata Knight Riders. “The acquisition of the Trinbago fran ... Read More

Caribbean key asset

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy sport editor | Thursday, February 11, 2016    

MONTAGLIANI... I think one of the biggest needs in the Caribbean is the development of infrastructure

Canadian businessman Victor Montagliani believes the sub-regional political powerbroker of the Caribbean has an important role to play in the overall development of the umbrella group CONCACAF. The 50-year-old, who on Monday officially declared his candidacy for the presidency of CONCACAF, noted that the 31-member bloc — like the rest of the subsets within the confederation — is an invaluable asset for his vision of governance, driven by the campaign mantra ‘One CONCACAF&rsqu ... Read More



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