Fraser-Pryce, Carter to open at Queen's/Grace Jackson meet

OLYMPIC Games gold medallists Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Nesta Carter are among a slew of top class athletes who will open their 2015 track and field season at this Saturday's Queen's/Grace Jackson meet at the National Stadium.

WI, South Africa in World Cup dress rehearsal

West Indies play South Africa in the fifth and final one-day international (ODI) match today, eager to prove that their victory in the fourth ODI was no fluke, and with dreams of avenging their series defeat when the two teams meet in next month's World Cup.

'Too much too soon' - Narine explains World Cup withdrawal

Offspinner Sunil Narine has withdrawn from the regional squad for next's month Cricket World Cup, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) confirmed yesterday.

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The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) communicated its intent yesterday to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to find a workable solution for the premature end of the West Indies tour of India in October 2014.

Special award puts Francis on cloud nine

TEENAGER Delano Francis felt as if he was atop the world when he proudly strode on stage to collect his special award at the recent RJR National Sportsman and Sportswoman Awards Ceremony.

Jamaica to host volleyball tourney in July

Jamaica is to host a male youth volleyball tournament in July and is to be what Jamaica Volleyball Association (JaVA) President Rudolph Speid expects will be the first of many, as he initiates plans to propel the sport forward in Jamaica.

KSAFA boots out elite U20 format

THE Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) has booted the elite format from its Under-20 youth competition, which kicks off tomorrow with Alliance Finance and McKay Security the new sponsors.

Arnett's record run ends in home draw

The record-setting winning run of 10 straight matches in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) by leaders Arnett Gardens came to an end on Monday night at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.

Cameron loses bid

President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Dave Cameron, has failed in his bid to extend his stay in office , if he loses the next election carded for March, regional reports suggest.

Ghana, Algeria advance to quarter-final

Algeria secured their passage to the African Cup quarter-finals alongside Ghana yesterday after rekindling some of the attacking flair that took it to the second round of last year's World Cup.

Davis' dunks aplenty to lead Pelicans past 76ers

Anthony Davis had 32 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots as the New Orleans Pelicans stretched their season-long winning streak to four games with a 99-74 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers yesterday.

Nadal's Australian Open goes true to his prediction

Rafael Nadal kept telling anyone who would listen that his fitness levels wouldn't stand up to the rigours of a two-week Grand Slam tournament. Tomas Berdych proved him right.

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