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Oriel gives Jamaicans a taste of his skills with promotional tour

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Contributed Oriel in a scene from the ‘Serious’ video. Dominican reggae singer Oriel Barry recently undertook a two week promotional tour of Jamaica. The tour coincided with the release of Oriel’s mix tape called the Rise of the Revoluteers which was released on September 11. Oriel did a number of radio and TV interviews as [...]

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Maragh wins Joe Hirsch shoot-out but breaks arm in spill

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ELMONT, New York (CMC) — Jamaican jockey Rajiv Maragh snatched a thrilling win aboard Main Sequence in the US$600,000 Grade I Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Stakes here Saturday, but his outing at Belmont Park turned sour when he suffered a broken arm in the next race after taking a heavy spill.Going off at odds of [...]

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Hydel continue good start, as XLCR hold Charlie Smith 1-1

BY SHERDON COWAN Sunday, September 28, 2014     Charlie Smith High had to settle for a share of the spoils as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Excelsior High in Group B of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/LIME Manning Cup football competition at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex yesterday.Despite dropping points for [...]

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Sammy named in St Lucia training squad for Windward Islands championship

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CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — West Indies Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy heads a list of 34 players called up by national selectors here to prepare for next month’s Windward Islands senior two-day championship.Sammy is a member of the West Indies one-day team which left the Caribbean Saturday for India for a five-match tour, which also [...]

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JC, St George’s, Wolmer’s hunt 6th-straight win in Manning Cup

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BY SHERDON COWANMonday, September 29, 2014     DEFENDING champions Jamaica College are among a few top schools who will seek to secure second round berths in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/LIME Manning Cup football competition as nine games are set to be contested today.Jamaica College are currently atop Group G on 15 points and [...]

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Holmwood tackle Knox in rescheduled daCosta Cup game

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BY PAUL A REID Observer writerMonday, September 29, 2014     SPALDING, Manchester — Holmwood Technical will hope to move closer to back-to-back qualification to the Inter-zone round of the ISSA/LIME daCosta Cup football competition today when they take on Knox College in a rescheduled Zone G first-round game.The Dave Anderson-coached Holmwood Technical lead the zone [...]

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Smith fails, Bravo flickers but Chennai still win handsomely

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BANGALORE, India (CMC) — West Indies one-day captain Dwayne Bravo played a minor role while opener Dwayne Smith failed again, but Chennai Super Kings did just enough to beat Perth Scorchers by 13 runs and edge closer to a semi-final spot in the Champions League Twenty20 here Saturday.Sent in, Chennai overcame a terrible start to [...]

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Rivoli clip Tivoli 3-2

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writerMonday, September 29, 2014     RIVOLI United defeated Tivoli Gardens 3-2 in a fierce battle to win their first game in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex yesterday.The visiting Rivoli United team turned up for their game with only 14 of their allotted 17 players [...]

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Piazon’s spectacular free kick gives Frankfurt victory in Bundesliga

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BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — Lucas Piazon’s spectacular 90th-minute free kick gave Eintracht Frankfurt a 2-1 victory at Hamburg yesterday, as the former European champions remain rooted to the foot of the Bundesliga.Haris Seferovic gave Frankfurt the lead in the 44th minute, striking home Timothy Chandler’s pass.Hamburg finally found the back of the net for the [...]

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Rossi suffers concussion in crash

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ALCANIZ, Spain (AFP) — Seven-time premier class world champion Valentino Rossi was taken to hospital after suffering concussion in crashing out of the Aragon Grand Prix yesterday.The Italian had come into the race full of confidence after winning last time out in San Marino, but any chance of a repeat performance ended early on as [...]

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