Scarborough Secondary of Trinidad and Tobago registered their second win of the AFNA Champion of Champions High School Netball tournament on Tuesday but were made to work hard by a plucky Dominica State College (DSC). Both teams struggled with the very strong afternoon winds and intense heat that resulted in the teams being offered one minute water breaks during each quarter.
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Photo: Intense midcourt action in the AFNA Champion of Champions Netball Tournament at the Leila Robinson Courts in Kingston on Monday.
The two Jamaican schools contesting the AFNA Champion of Champions Netball Tournament at the Leila Robinson Courts in Kingston, Excelsior High and Holmwood Technical, made it two wins from as many games on Monday with comfortable wins over Stringer Memorial and Dominica State College respectively.
Photo: Jamaica's 4x100m gold medal team at the Beijing Olympics (Getty Images)
The international media sphere is being buzzing since Wednesday morning with the news that arguably the world’s greatest track-and-field star, Usain Bolt is set to lose one of his 2008 Beijing gold medals.
This is on the back of an International Olympic Committee (IOC) release, confirming that the Jamaican 4x100 relay team is being stripped of their 2008 victory after squad member Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance.
An expert from the IOC release;
Photo: Jason Mohammed
The Queens Park Oval was transformed into a Sea of Red as the Trinidad and Tobago’s Red Force captured their 11th title with an emphatic 135-run win against the Guyana Jaguars last night in the final of the 2015 NAGICO Super50 cricket competition.
The two teams who were coming face to face for the 24th match up and a rematch of the 2009 final where the Trinidad team secured victory then.
It was the night of the mystery spinner Sunil Narine who produced a mesmerizing spell of off-spin bowling as he captured 6-9 from eight overs .
Trinidad & Tobago Red Force defeated the Jamaica Franchise by 17 runs to jump to the top of Group B in the Nagico Super 50 tournament. The twin island republic win was led by their captain Rayad Emrit who bagged 5 for 56 from his allotted 10 overs to earn the man of the match performance as the Jamaicans, chasing 233 for victory, was dismissed for 215.
The spectators turned out in their numbers to witness a fierce battle between Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago for youth supremacy in the CONCACAF U-20 tournament at the National Stadium in Kingston Jamaica on Friday.
It wasn't a cool afternoon at the office as one would expect, in fact the young 'Reggae Boyz' were held hostage by the young 'Soca Warriors' as they gave up two goals in quick succession in the first half.
Photo: Jamaica Under-20 team that defeated Cuba 2-1 in a warm up game last Saturday.
All roads lead to the National Stadium (The Office) on Friday the 9th of January 2015 for the kick- off of the inaugural CONCACAF U-20 Championships. Twelve teams are divided into two groups (A, B) consisting of six teams each.
The group winners qualify automatically for the final of the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand, while the runners-up and third place teams are reseeded amongst each other and will play-off for the last two CONCACAF slots at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup.