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Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 8:42 AM

Jamaica's Carrie Russell and Jazmine Fenlator -Victorian were tied for 17th, of 20 teams, after the first run of the women's tw0-man bobsled at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Jamaicans clocked 51.29 seconds...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Today, Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Jamaica's female bobsled team of Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian (Driver) and Carrie Russell (brakes person) will compete in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. This is a historic first for Jamaica's women...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Champions Ricardo Perry and Steve Richards have credited hard work and self-belief as the main reasons for their success at the recent 17th annual Couples Resorts Charity Golf Tournament at the Sandals Golf and Country Club in Ocho Rios.The two, who...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

President of relegated Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) club Boys' Town, Leon Mitchell, is already putting plans in place for them to be back in top flight in one season.Boys' Town were demoted to next season's Kingston and St Andrew Football...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

COOLIDGE, Antigua (CMC):In a match marked by several notable individual performances, including career-best spells from Orlando Peters and Adam Riley, and a series of stoppages for rain, Kent Spitfires claimed a 23-run victory under the Duckworth-...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER being out of competition for most of last season due to injury, former World 100m record holder Asafa Powell suffered another setback to his 2018 campaign at Saturday's Quality Logistic meet inside the National Stadium.Competing in the final...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Having convincingly defended their title at the Digicel Corporate Area Anthrick Championships last week, coach of Excelsior High School track team David Riley says that his girls' team is looking to break into the top five at the ISSA/GraceKennedy...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Defending champions Urban Knights will be aiming for their second straight victory in the National Basketball League (NBL) competition when they take on St George's at the Pembroke hall Community Court, starting at 7:45 p.m. tonight.In the opening...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Leon Bailey saga has taken another twist, with reports that the Jamaica-born Bundesliga star could qualify to represent the England national team through the grandparents of his adopted father, Craig Butler. According to noted immigration lawyer...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

President of the Jamaica Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (JBSF) Chris Stokes is predicting that Jamaicans will fall in love with bobsleigh again after seeing the female bobsled team compete today at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 11:58 PM

Omar McLeod and Elaine Thompson highlight a 30-member (14 males and 16 females) team named by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) for the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England. McLeod will be defending his 60m...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 8:59 PMRaymond Graham

WHEN the two day Central Athletic Championships begin this morning at 9:00 a.m. at the G.C. Foster College, defending male and female champions St. Jago High and Edwin Allen, will be hoping to continue their dominance and defend...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 8:36 PM

Stand-down wicketkeeper Jahmar Hamilton stroked a majestic century to put West Indies A in pole position heading into today’s third day of their second and penultimate unofficial Test against England Lions at Sabina Park. Hamilton, who is...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 9:37 AM

The Jamaica Scorpions have not advanced to the semi finals of the NAGICO Regional Super50 tournament despite beating the USA by 80 runs in their final preliminary round match at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua.  This is...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As I sat and watched Jamaican winger Leon Bailey unleash another impressive match-winning display in Bayer Leverkusen's 2-1 away victory over Hamburg in the German Bundesliga on Saturday, where he scored once and was integrally involved in the...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

There is a new contender for the Boys' Class 1 shot put gold medal at the ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships next month. It is Courtney Lawrence of Petersfield High School, the upset winner of the event at last week's Western...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROCHDALE, England (AP):What a difference a few days can make in football.After coming from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Juventus midweek in the UEFA Champions League last 16, Tottenham made 11 changes to its team yesterday and were held to a 2-2...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP):The Russian delegation at the Pyeongchang Olympics has announced that one of its athletes has failed a drug test.Two Russian state news agencies cited Konstantin Vybornov, spokesman for the Olympic Athletes from Russia...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP):Roger Federer came to the ABN AMRO World Tournament aiming to secure a return to the top of the world rankings. He achieved that goal on Friday. Yesterday, he put an exclamation point on a remarkable week by winning the...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

It was a record turnout of participants at yesterday's staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate 5K Fun Run in New Kingston. More than 26,000 entrants took part in both the Run and Walk events, where $50 million was raised by the organisers to help...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Former Holmwood Technical High School standout Gleneve Grange smashed her indoor shot put personal best in South Bend, Indiana, on Saturday. Now a senior at Florida State University (FSU), Grange spun her shot out to 17.24m at the Alex Wilson...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Rusea's High School proved that last year's upset win over western track and field giants St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) was no fluke. This, after capturing the female title for a second time at the COCAA/Digicel Western Athletics...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Former national striker now turned football agent, Damani Ralph, said that while it is good that Jamaica is currently ranked 50th in the FIFA /Coca-Cola World Rankings, it is important that the team maintains this ranking in order to give players an...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/Gleaner Writer

A career-best performance from left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican has put Windies A in a good position against England Lions heading into today's second day of their second unofficial Test at Sabina Park.Warrican, who was the Man of the Match in the...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Scorpions easily disposed of USA Cricket by 80 runs in their final preliminary match of the Regional Super50 here yesterday but their spot in the semi-finals remained in doubt at press time as English county Kent remained front-runners to...

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