SVREL pumps more funds into Guineas

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Despite Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) increasing their sponsorship of both races by $800,000 each, there has been a reduction in the purse for this year’s 46th staging of the 1000 and 2000 Guineas. SVREL chairman…

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Man City highlight flawed UEFA prosecution

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LONDON (AP): In a season that could end with four trophies, Manchester City’s biggest victory hasn’t been secured by Kevin De Bruyne or Raheem Sterling. City fans are celebrating a squad of lawyers outsmarting UEFA’s judicial machinery in extra…

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Holder hails Gabriel

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MANCHESTER, England (CMC): West Indies captain Jason Holder has praised Shannon Gabriel’s “massive heart” and said the speedster’s excellent showing in his first Test back following injury had not come as a surprise. Gabriel bowled with pace and…

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Speid welcomes int’l volleyball suspension

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Jamaica Volleyball Association President Rudolph Speid says that the International Volleyball Federation’s decision to suspend the senior World Championships and all other events for 2020 is a good one. Speid pointed out that the coronavirus…

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Waiting game for motor racing

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While motor racing in Jamaica remains in a holding pattern, Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club (JMMC) president Stephen Gunter says that there is the possibility that fans could return to events on a phased basis should approval be given to restart…

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JOA, JAAA in tit for tat over Pan Am Games bill

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Though they have been waiting for almost year, the Corporate Area-based travel agency that made arrangements for some members of the Pan American Games delegation that travelled to Lima, Peru, last year, will have to exercise more patience, as they…

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Visa worry for Ja student athletes in US

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Imagine giving everything you have to your craft throughout your high school track and field career and landing an athletic scholarship for your university. Then comes the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing social distancing in every aspect of society,…

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Smooth return for local athletics

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AFTER a four-month break because of COVID-19, the country’s senior athletes got their chances to be back on track in a competitive setting in the first All Comers Meet of the season at the Ashenheim Stadium at Jamaica College on Saturday. Despite…

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Nine-to-five - Pandemic forces athletes into seeking employment outside of track and field

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For the first time in four months, Jamaican athletes steamed down the athletics track at the National Stadium in competition on Saturday. This as track and field burst out of the silence of lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic and resumed…

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Windies take series lead over England

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SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP): The Windies won the first international cricket match since the sport’s return after the coronavirus outbreak, beating England late on day five of a thrilling first Test at an empty Ageas Bowl yesterday. Jermaine…

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