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Wisynco fuels Netball Jamaica with $5-m injection

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NETBALL Jamaica’s training and development programme has gained a significant boost with the announcement of a new partnership with Wisynco.With an investment valued at over $5 million in cash and products, Wisynco is now the official hydration partner for Netball Jamaica through its brands WATA, CranWATA and Powerade.During the period of the one-year agreement, the […]

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Nervous wait

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CENTURION, South Africa (CMC) — West Indies have been left sweating on the fitness of front-line fast bowler Kemar Roach after he pulled up with an ankle injury during the first day of the opening Test against South Africa here yesterday.The 26-year-old sustained an injury to his right ankle while running into bowl his 16th […]

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Ambrose cautions against writing off Windies

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CENTURION, South Africa (CMC) – Bowling consultant Curtly Ambrose has cautioned pundits against writing off West Indies who started their three-match Test series against South Africa yesterday.The former Windies pacer says he is happy with the level of preparation and is backing the lowly-ranked Caribbean side to do well against their top-rated opponents.Eighth-ranked West Indies […]

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Amla, de Villiers blast tons as South Africa floor impotent Windies

CENTURION, South Africa (CMC) — Unbeaten centuries from AB de Villiers and captain Hashim Amla squashed a brief flicker of resistance from West Indies, as South Africa dominated the opening day of the first Test here yesterday.Asked to bat in bowler friendly conditions at SuperSport Park, South Africa slumped to 57 for three just after […]

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PHOTO: Umpire!

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“> West Indies bowler Kemar Roach unsuccesfully appeals for the wicket of South African batsman AB De Villiers (background) during the first day of the first Test match between South Africa and the West Indies at the Supersport Park in Centurion, South Africa, yesterday. (PHOTO: AFP) View the original article here

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Williamson slams century as New Zealand defeat Pakistan

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) – Kane Williamson hit a brilliant hundred as New Zealand won the fourth day-night international against Pakistan by seven runs in an exciting finish in Abu Dhabi yesterday.Pakistan went ahead with the match despite calls to postpone it after the Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar on Tuesday […]

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A Cooke with a taste for Brazilian-flavoured football

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com Tuesday, December 16, 2014     DESPITE coming from a footballing family, young Tahje Cooke was drawn to the sport after watching Brazilians Ronaldo and Ronaldhino strut their stuff on television. Tahje, who is the son of Anthony Cooke who won nine of the last 10 Match Commissioner-of-the-Year awards […]

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Another triple for Barbican

BY SHERDON COWAN Monday, December 15, 2014     BARBICAN Football Club’s unprecedented triple-crown defence in the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Sherwin Williams Women’s Premier League has been hailed as one of the greatest of its kind by coach Charles Edwards.The high-riding team rewrote the history books on Saturday when they defeated first-time finalists Arnett Gardens […]

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Charlie Smith stun Wolmer’s 2-1

BY SHERDON COWAN Sunday, October 12, 2014     CHARLIE Smith High and St George’s College advanced to the semi-finals of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports’ Association (ISSA)/LIME Walker Cup knockout competition with victories over Wolmer’s Boys’ and Camperdown High, respectively, at the Constant Spring playing field yesterday.Charlie Smith stunned Wolmer’s 2-1, while St George’s College outscored […]

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Boyz suffer loss on own goal by Nosworthy

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Assistant Sport editor Saturday, October 11, 2014     NIIGATA, Japan — Jamaica head coach Winfried Schaefer was clearly a relieved man after the final whistle of the friendly international against Japan at a sold-out Denka Big Swan Stadium yesterday.He feared, like many others, that his weary Reggae Boyz, who had little […]

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