Scorpions secure win over CCC in Super50

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The Jamaica Scorpions pulled off a comprehensive 97 run win over the Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) to secure their first win in three attempts at the Super 50 Cup tournament.   The Scorpions were once again exceptional with the bat…

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Champions KC return to Manning Cup semis, Wolmer’s in control against Charlie Smith

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Kingston College secured their place in the semi-finals of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup after defeating Camperdown High 2-1 in their final Group G quarter-final game at Stadium East field. The result means that Camperdown miss out on the semi-…

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JC join STATHS in Manning Cup semis despite defeat

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Despite losing 2-1 to St Andrew Technical High (STATHS) in their final ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Group H match at Stadium East, many time champions Jamaica College (JC) advanced to the semi-finals of the competition….

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JFF addressing Reggae Boyz hotel situation, says Ricketts

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Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts says arrangements have been made to relocate the Jamaica senior men’s team after they were reportedly greeted with poor hotel accommodations in Antigua and Barbuda.

 

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What a catch! - Massive marlin attracts local and international attention

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A huge blue marlin caught off the coast of Port Antonio, Portland, is creating a buzz locally and internationally after news emerged about a local fisherman and his more-than-six-hour battle with the billed fish. Since the landing of the blue…

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Discus decision a major setback– Dacres

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As the IAAF continues to face backlash from athletes and other stakeholders following its decision to cut certain events from the Diamond League final next season, World Championships silver medallist Fedrick Dacres has described the decision as a setback for discus throwers…

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History-making McGrath brace for Clarendon test

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Jermaine Thomas, coach of surprise daCosta Cup semi-finalists McGrath High, says his team has nothing to fear when they face defending champions Clarendon College in the last four of the competition tomorrow at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in St…

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Manning Cup semi-final hunt hits boiling point

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The last semi-finalists spot in Group H will be known as the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup quarter-finals conclude today. Already qualified St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) will battle Jamaica College (JC) at Stadium East while St George’s…

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Hope ton leads Windies to Afghanistan whitewash

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LUCK NOW, India, (CMC): Elegant stroke-maker Shai Hope carved out a seventh one-day hundred as West Indies completed a rare series whitewash with a five-wicket victory over Afghanistan in the third One-Day International here Monday. In pursuit of…

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Great show of unity in horse-racing circles

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The sport of racing horses is going through a period of stress as the promotion of the sport is facing some serious financial difficulties. The Government, who at one time was the sole promoter of the sport, eventually sought buyers. Supreme…

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