Russell excited at prospect of home title defence

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Junior North American Boxing Federation middleweight champion Kemahl ‘The Hitman’ Russell has said that it is an amazing and special feeling to have the opportunity to defend his title in front of the Jamaican public in January.The location for the…

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Finding strength - Boys’ Town’s Wayne Williams learning to cope with recent death of girlfriend

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The start of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season has caught Boys’ Town midfielder Wayne Williams in a sombre mood. Losing their opening game to Humble Lion at the Barbican Complex yesterday did little to lift the mood of the player. Williams…

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STGC’s Campbell geared for title challenge

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Many pundits have written off St George’s College as a serious challenger for the prestigious ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup title this year, but the team’s leading goalscorer, Nathaniel Campbell, is hoping to prove them wrong.Campbell, a 16-year-old fifth…

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Gayle force not strong enough for Windies

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BRISTOL, England (CMC):A blistering 94 from Chris Gayle and a career-best spell from Miguel Cummins failed to top Moeen Ali’s third One-day International (ODI) hundred and Liam Plunkett’s best ODI bowling which swept England to a 124-run victory…

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Manning Cup Group D second spot battle heats up

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St Catherine High School will look to stay second in Group D of the ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup competition when they travel to third-place Vauxhall for this afternoon’s feature game. St Catherine have seven points from their four games, one more than…

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Gaynstead off to flyer in ISSA netball

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Last year’s beaten senior finalist, Gaynstead High, got off to an impressive start in the ISSA Urban Schoolgirl Netball Competition last week when they scored a one-sided 74-2 win over Penwood High, playing at home in a Group F encounter.With goal…

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Burrowes claims Liguanea Open Squash title

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Top-seed Bruce Burrowes lived up to his billing, beating All-Jamaica Under-19 Boys’ Champion, Tahjia Lumley, to win the 2017 Liguanea Club Open Squash Championships, which wrapped up on Saturday night at the Liguanea Club in Kingston.The tournament’…

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Tomlinson resolves to be ‘relentless’

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National table tennis champion Simon Tomlinson will be approaching next year’s Commonwealth Games with relentless resolve. That’s the approach Tomlinson thinks is needed to assure a good showing at the Games in Australia next April. In the six…

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Trump criticisms incite more NFL protests

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President Donald Trump’s criticism of players who protest during the national anthem incited a mass increase in such activism yesterday, with more than 100 NFL players sitting or kneeling, others raising their fists and whole teams standing with…

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Seagulls end Magpies win streak

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BRIGHTON, England (AP):Newcastle still cannot draw in the English Premier League (EPL).The Magpies lost 1-0 at Brighton yesterday to take their record to three wins and three defeats so far this season.Israel forward Tomer Hemed denied Newcastle the…

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