Axeman eyes 2019 reunion - Boxer could reunite with former manager

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The possibility of 32 year-old Nicholas “The Axeman” Walters and his former mentor and manager Jacques Deschamps renewing their partnership in 2019, is real.This was disclosed at the weekend when the Gleaner spoke to both parties, and pointed to the…

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Laurie Foster | Put pats on the back on hold

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As is frequently the case in sporting and other competitive endeavours, success has its downside. At a time when Jamaica’s female football should be counting its blessings at having qualified for next year’s FIFA World Cup, a squabble looms as to…

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Walker Cup finalists have a lot in common

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One thing that will be common among all the coaches in today’s ISSA Walker Cup final, scheduled for the Stadium East field at 4 p.m., is they have all either attended or worked at Excelsior High School.Lebert Halliman, a former student and coach at…

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Williams among IAAF’s Rising Star finalists

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Jamaica’s Briana Williams, a double gold medallist at this year’s World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland is among five athletes short listed for the IAAF’s Female Rising Star Award.The winner of the award will be announced at the IAAF…

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Competitive field for Abbie Grannum

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This afternoon’s Abbie Grannum Memorial for two-year-old maidens, a field of 10 starters with no eye-catching entry, could be a tricky one, especially at seven furlongs.It makes no sense playing hero with a bunch of unproven maidens so approach this…

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English Premier League hires woman as CEO

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LONDON (AP):The English Premier League hired broadcasting executive Susanna Dinnage as chief executive yesterday making her the most powerful female executive in global sports.Dinnage, 51, will leave her role as global president of Discovery’s…

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Upbeat Windies wary of rain

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GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Reigning champions West Indies will be keeping anxious watch on the skies as they bid to return to the top of Group A, when they face South Africa in a highly anticipated clash of the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup tonight…

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All is set for second Round Jamaica Yacht Race

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The second staging of the biennial Info Exchange Round Jamaica Yacht Race (RJYR) will take place on November 30.Five sailboats will be on the start line at noon. The race will commence from the Grand Port Royal Hotel, Morgan’s Harbour and the boats…

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Delighted Mohammed poised to play historic 100th T20

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GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Veteran off-spinner Anisa Mohammed has pointed to her record 100th wicket in Twenty20 Internationals as the highlight of her outstanding career, as she prepares to play her 100th T20I when West Indies clash with South…

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Ja coaches picked for ITF’s Valencia training

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KINGSTON:Local tennis coaches, Tinesta Rowe and Joel Jones, are basking in the opportunity to take their game and the country’s to the next level through an upcoming International Tennis Federation (ITF) Level Two Coaching Certification Programme,…

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