'Herbie' cop Holland Classic double

Taffari Vassell (left) was named MVP for the Under-19 section
of the Holland Classic pre-season basketball competition held
last Friday. Here Ricardo Brooks of Holland High presents him
with his trophy after he led Herbert Morrison to the title.

HOLLAND, Trelawny -- Herbert Morrison Technical continued the preparation for the defence of their ISSA Western Conference basketball titles by winning the double at the pre-season Holland Classic in Trelawny last Friday. Herbert Morrison were undefeated in both sections on the day, beating defendi ... Read More

Harry Kane 'Moody' Kane relieved to end Spurs drought
Harry Kane expressed relief at ending his goal drought in Tottenham Hotspur's 4-1 triumph over Manc ... Read More

3-on-3 Business House Basketball Association semis tip off today
DEFENDING champions Grace Foods (Cannings) will take on Sagicor Group 'A' in Game One of the best-of ... Read More

Grace level 3-on-3 Business House Basketball quarter-final play-offs with BOJ
DEFENDING champions Grace Cannings beat Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) 31-25 to level their best-of-three 201 ... Read More

Kobe Bryant reportedly ready for action

Friday, September 18, 2015    

Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — NBA superstar Kobe Bryant has been medically cleared for all basketball activities when the Los Angeles Lakers open training camp this month, US media reported yesterday. Bryant, who suffered a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder in January, appears to be right on schedule in his recovery from a third straight season-ending injury. His original prognosis called for a nine-month recovery after surgery. and Bleacher Report cited league sourc ... Read More

Courts make it 13 straight in 3-on-3 Business House Basketball League

Thursday, September 03, 2015    

COURTS/UNICOMER recorded their 13th straight win by beating Sagicor Group 'B' 34-32 as the 2015 3-on-3 Business House Basketball Association (BHBA) Division One and Two Leagues continued at the Stadium Basketball Courts last Monday night. The Courts aggregation also became the only unbeaten team in both leagues. Courts are currently competing in the Division Two League where they have topped the points standing with maximum 26 points. Coached by Dave Smith, Courts have returned to the competi ... Read More

"Panenka" kick tricks keepers for four decades

Tuesday, September 01, 2015    

Former football player of then Czechoslovak team Antonin Panenka poses with a reproduction of his portrait displayed on silver coins he received during the launch of a series to commemorate Czechoslovak soccer legends on August 26, 2015 in Prague. For four decades, goalkeepers have been haunted by the

For four decades, goalkeepers have been haunted by the "Panenka" penalty kick that leaves them diving to the side while the ball falls slowly into the middle of the net. The western world first became aware of the kick a year after it had been invented by then-Czechoslovak midfielder Antonin Panenka when, in the 1976 European Championship final, he fooled West German 'keeper Sepp Maier to hand his country a surprise win. "If I had missed then, I would have been a turner with a forty-year ... Read More



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