Sports

Let's show 'Tappa' Whitmore the respect he deserves

With Sean Williams | Sunday, February, 11 2018    

The ongoing impasse between the hierarchy of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and Head Coach Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore over the latter's contract leaves a bitter taste, to say the least. Read More

Caribbean club football engine for growth in CONCACAF — Reid

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Sunday, February, 11 2018    

CONCACAF's Director of Caribbean football Horace Reid says the focus on strengthening club competition across the confederation is in keeping with a vital of plank to drive overall development. Read More

Chinese coaches under 'Technical Agreement in Sport' depart

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

Minister of Sport Olivia Grange has described as “successful” the first phase in the implementation of a three-year Technical Agreement in Sport between Jamaica and the People's Republic of China. Read More

Jamaican in tears over Olympic journey

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

Pyeongchang , South Korea (AFP) — Jamaica's Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian broke down in tears on Saturday as she described the journey that has led her to the Pyeongchang Olympics as part of a trailblazing bobsled team. Read More

Cool runner: Bolt wouldn't fancy bobsleigh, say Jamaica

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

Pyeongchang , South Korea (AFP) — Usain Bolt may have swept all before him in track and field — but he probably couldn't cut it in a bobsleigh, Jamaica said at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Read More

Eltham face Bethel Town in Sandals netball league final

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

Eltham and Bethel Town will contest the final of the Sandals/Beaches Ocho Rios Eltham Netball Community League today at Eltham Community Centre. Read More

US soccer elects vice-president Cordeiro as new chief

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

Orlando , United States (AFP) — United States Soccer Federation (USSF) Vice-President Carlos Cordeiro was elected chief of the governing body yesterday, replacing outgoing President Sunil Gulati who stepped down after the country's 2018 World Cup... Read More

Joint Olympic team makes history for two Koreas

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

Gangneung , South Korea (AFP) — North and South Korea competed together for the first time at an Olympics on Saturday, as the first five of 102 gold medals were decided against a fast-moving backdrop of diplomatic manoeuvring. Read More

Neymar lifts PSG past Toulouse ahead of Real trip

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

Paris , France (AFP) — Neymar scored the only goal as Paris Saint-Germain ground out a 1-0 victory at Toulouse yesterday in their final tune-up for next week's Champions League showdown against holders Real Madrid. Read More

Aguero hits four for rampant City, Kane returns to haunt Arsenal

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Sergio Aguero scored four second-half goals as Manchester City's march towards the Premier League title continued unabated with a 5-1 thrashing of Leicester yesterday to move 16 points clear of Manchester... Read More

Coughlin, Gubbins take Lions to 233-6

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny — England Lions reached 233-6 against West Indies A at Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium on Sunday's opening day of the first of three unofficial Tests between the teams.At the close, all-rounder Paul Coughlin was not out on 51, while Toby Roland-Jones is... Read More

Doping row because US 'can't beat us fairly' – Russia foreign minister

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday that accusations of a state-sponsored doping conspiracy which led to his country's Olympic banishment were orchestrated by the United States because they "can't beat us fairly". Read More

Venus seals Fed Cup win, ready to join Serena in doubles

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

ASHEVILLE, United States (AFP) — Venus Williams sealed victory for defending champions the United States in their Fed Cup tie against the Netherlands Sunday and was poised to play alongside younger sister Serena, making her long-awaited comeback, in the dead-rubber doubles. Read More

Cornwall slows Lions' progress

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — Off-spinner Rahkeem Cornwall claimed three wickets to peg back England Lions in the first unofficial Test against West Indies A at Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium in Jamaica. Read More

Windies could play T20 series in Houston — report

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

LAHORE, Pakistan (CMC) — West Indies are set to play a Twenty20 International in the American city of Houston for the first time later this year, as part of a Tri-Nations Series involving Pakistan and Bangladesh. Read More



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