It’s a JC-STATHS final

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Defending champions Jamaica College (JC) and St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) will meet in this year’s ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup final following contrasting semi-final victories at the National Stadium last evening.JC produced their usual gritty…

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Learn the rules!

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President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts has come out in defence of local referees.Speaking against the background of a well-publicised decision in the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup last weekend, Ricketts called on spectators and…

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Warm-up games for CAC hockey teams likely

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Jamaica’s national hockey teams could see action before next year’s CAC Games in July. That’s the possibility outlined by Jamaica Hockey Federation president Fabian Stewart earlier this week. Funds permitting, Jamaica could participate in a four-…

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Garrison: We played to win

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UWI FC stretched their unbeaten run against Tivoli Gardens in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) to seven games in three seasons, after they played to a 0-0 draw with the west Kingston club at the Edward Seaga Complex yesterday.However, UWI FC…

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Rural netball quarter-finals in spotlight tomorrow

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Defending junior champions Holmwood Technical and senior title holders Denbigh High have topped their respective groups to advance to tomorrow’s rural quarter-finals of the ISSA schoolgirls netball competition. The quarter-finals will be played at…

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Coach Law: Windies relishing NZ conditions

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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, (CMC)Head coach Stuart Law, is expecting a tough challenge from the Black Caps in the upcoming two-Test series but believes the conditions here will still favour the West Indies brand of cricket, as they look to spring a…

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Hubert Lawrence | Think before you act

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Montego Bay United goalkeeper Jacomeno Barrett is right. His team could suffer if the proposed four-game ban, a punishment for Barrett head -butting an opponent in a Red Stripe Premier League match, is upheld. He knows that his actions could weaken…

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Binnie heads squad to World Team Squash Champs

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KINGSTON:Jamaica’s number one, Chris Binnie , will head the national squad to the 2017 World Men’s Team Squash Championships, scheduled for November 27-December 3 in Marseille, France.Binnie, the eight-time All Jamaica and Caribbean Champion, will…

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Latham to lead New Zealand ‘A’ against Windies

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LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC): Tom Latham will lead New Zealand ‘A’ against West Indies in the three-day tour match starting on Saturday after Martin Guptill was ruled out with a hamstring injury.The change is one of two to the squad, with James…

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STATHS look to extend celebrations with semi-final win

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St Andrew Technical (STATHS) are aiming to reach their first Manning Cup final since winning their only title in 1987.Earlier this month, the Spanish Town Road-based school celebrated the 30th anniversary of the title win with a reunion dinner.Now,…

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