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Reggae Youths hold Granville in Western Confed Super League

GRANVILLE, St James — Reggae Youths came from behind late to hold defending champions Granville United to a 1-1 draw in their second-round Jamaica Football Federation’s Western Confederation Charlie’s JB Rum Super League game played at the Granville Community Centre on Saturday. The point was enough to give the St James club a one-point lead […]

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Portmore outclass Arnett 3-1 at Prison Oval

Portmore United 3 Foster (35th), Pryce (42nd), Binns (69th) Arnett Gardens FC 1 Strickland (39th) Portmore United beat Arnett Gardens FC 3-1 at Prison Oval yesterday to record their third win in five outings in the Red Stripe Premier League. Maalique Foster opened the scoring for Portmore in the 35th minute, but Leon Strickland levelled […]

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Serena Williams wins record-breaking 23rd Grand Slam title

In 1998, two teenage tennis phenoms from Compton, Calif., met for the first time on the pro tour, in the second round at the Australian Open. Beads in their hair and braces on their teeth, the oft-talked about sisters stood ready to take the tennis world by storm. But few could have predicted the spectacular […]

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Usain Bolt: I am disappointed based on losing a medal, but…

Kingston, Jamaica (AFP) — Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt insisted Thursday that the loss of one of his nine Olympic gold medals because of the doping sanction of relay teammate Nesta Carter won’t tarnish his legacy. I am disappointed based on losing a medal, but it won’t take away from what I have done throughout […]

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The Jamaican team is disqualified – medals shall be returned

GENEVA — Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals because of a doping case involving Jamaican teammate Nesta Carter. The IOC said Wednesday that Carter tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a banned stimulant, in re-analysis of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Olympic rules state that the entire relay team can be […]

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Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people. “Throughout our history, sports has had this power to bring us together even when the country is divided,” Obama said at a White House ceremony for his hometown team. “Sports […]

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Redstripe Premier League resumes with full schedule of Football

TUCKER, St James — The Red Stripe Premier League will resume with a full schedule of six games today after the Christmas/new year break, and with statistically half of the season still to come, the rush for points at both ends of the tables will also resume with urgency. There is still all to play […]

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Campesino outclassed rivals to win the St Catherine Cup

In a show of his championship sprinting pedigree, the Philip Feanny-trained Campesino outclassed rivals to win the St Catherine Cup feature in fine style at Caymanas Park yesterday. Sent off at a 2-5 favourite in the small, but fairly competitive field of six runners,Campesino effortlessly swept past rivals at the top of the straight to […]

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Manchester United: Antoine Griezmann ‘Promised’ Paul Pogba Wages

Manchester United have “promised” Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann parity with Paul Pogba, in terms of wages, should he make the switch to Old Trafford this summer.That’s according to Phil Cadden of The Sun, who noted preliminary talks have already been held with Griezmann’s representatives over the terms of a transfer. If he joins the […]

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