Tough U-20 draw for Jamaica

Western Bureau: Host Jamaica was drawn in a tough Group alongside rivals the United States and Trinidad and Tobago in Group A of the CONCACAF Under-20 Championships yesterday.

Young Clarke delights for Harbour View

Teenager Rennico Clarke was the youngest player on show on Wednesday night in the rescheduled Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) match between the previously unbeaten Waterhouse and Harbour, but you would not have guessed.

Innswood take rain-affected clash

Innswood High had come from behind to win 3-1 against Vauxhall High and took the lead in Group I of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association/LIME Manning Cup second stage at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday.

Tributes pour in for Lenford Levy

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has expressed sadness at the passing of IAAF Regional Development Centre (RDC) Director Lenford Levy in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Levy, a Jamaican died two days ago.

Take Mr Ambassador

For the second consecutive race day, only eight races will be run at Caymanas Park tomorrow. This means there will be no Pick-9 wagering, but both Super-6s are in place.

Sixteen invited for Superstakes

Sixteen invitees have been confirmed for the Post-to-Post Superstakes which will mark its 36th running at Caymanas Park over 2000 metres on Saturday, November 8 for a purse of $4.5 million.

Memorial Service for late Kenneth Mattis today

The memorial service for the late Hall of Fame jockey and trainer, Kenneth Mattis, OD, takes place this morning at the Stella Maris Church, 62 Shortwood Road, starting at 11.00.

United hunt elusive Manchester derby win

MANCHESTER, England (AP): The Manchester derby was a fixture that filled the blue half of the city with dread during United's glory years under Alex Ferguson.

Jones happy with Holmwood 7K results

THE Burger King 7K Road Race staged last Sunday in Mandeville was well supported by several of the leading high-school teams, especially among the females.

Edwards confident of World Cup spot

Having led the young Reggae Boyz in qualifying to the CONCACAF final round, set for Honduras next February, coach Andrew Edwards now has his sights set on taking Jamaica's Under-17 football team to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, which will be hosted in Chile in October 2015.

Neita-Headley hopes for solar-powered NISC

Natalie Neita-Headley, minister with responsibility for sports, is moving to transform the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC) into a fully solar-powered facility, in order to reduce the venue's electricity costs.

Pakistan in control against Australia

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP): Younis Khan struck his third straight century and Azhar Ali also reached triple figures to put Pakistan in control at 304-2 after the first day of the second Test against Australia yesterday.

Businessman to head normalisation committee

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): A former chairman of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce will head FIFA's Normalisation Committee which will take charge of the administration of local football for the next year.

More sports in brief

T&T to start fresh World Cup bid in Quito. PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, (CMC): Trinidad and Tobago will launch a fresh bid to reach next year's FIFA Women's World Cup when they travel to Quito next week to face Ecuador in the first leg of the qualification play-off.

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