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Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Dorothy Hobson, chairperson of Jamaica Women's cricket selection panel, does not think Jamaica is missing out on anything significant after the island did not get the opportunity to host a game in the current International Cricket Council (ICC) T20...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With the official start of the 2019 local track and field season in early January, comes another synthetic track at the home of one of the major high schools competing for championships honours.The Jamaica College family should be lauded for...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE final set of matches in the second round of the urban Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) schoolgirls netball competition will be played today at the Leila Robinson Courts, and with the semi-finals to be played next week Wednesday...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

A BETTER script couldn't have been written for this afternoon's 10-race card as the battles intensify in a gripping war between the top two barns at Caymanas Park.Anthony Thomas is separated by seven winners from his pursuer in the jockeys' standings...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Aaron Lawrence, coach of Frome Technical High, says his focus will be on his team and not on what Cornwall College have achieved over the past two weeks when the two schools clash this evening in the semi-finals of the ISSA/WATA...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

For the first time in six seasons the ISSA Digicel Manning Cup final will be contested without Jamaica College (JC), the 'Dark Blues' of Old Hope Road.St George's College, the 'Light Blues' from North Street, defeated JC College 2-1 in their semi-...

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 10:52 PM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Two visiting captains at the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup say they have been stunned by the crowd sizes for the preliminary round matches at the Darren Sammy Cricket Stadium. Over 6 000 spectators turned up...

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 2:51 PMLivingston Scott

President of the Harbour View Football Club and vice president of the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA), Carvel Stewart, has come out strongly against a move by the Profession Football Association of Jamaica (PFAJ) to play the Red Stripe...

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St George's College (STGC) head coach Neville 'Bertis' Bell, said based on their record against Jamaica College (JC) in recent times, he likes his chances going up against the defending champions in today's ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup semi-final,...

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

The only Olympian with a well-documented 'puppalick' is Dr Gregory Haughton, an athlete who combined academic excellence with athletic prowess and ability, gave a thoughtful speech at the 2018 graduation at the Edna Manley College of Visual Arts on...

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

The athletics track at the Montego Bay Sports Complex has been in deplorable condition and will not host any track meets for the 2019 athletic calendar, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association, Dr Warren Blake, has confirmed....

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Sport minister Olivia Grange says that the announcement of new boards for the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), the Institute of Sports and Independence Park Limited (IPL) yesterday is not counter to plans to streamline all three agencies, as...

Published:Monday | November 19, 2018 | 4:36 PM

Sport Minister Olivia Grange has announced the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of Independence Park Limited, the Institute of Sports and the Sports Development Foundation. The appointments are for a period of two years with...

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

They were written off by all and sundry. Deserted by their appointed coach, starved of even basic pre-tournament preparation. They had their first full training session as a unit on the eve of the first game of the qualifying tournament.The national...

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

LONDON (AP):Harry Kane and England advanced to the final four of the inaugural UEFA Nations League by avenging their World Cup semi-final loss to Croatia. The England captain ended a seven-game goal drought to complete a comeback at Wembley, sealing...

Published:Monday | November 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Still reeling from the misfortune of the Jamaica Under-20 team that exited the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship and, by extension, the FIFA Under-20 World Cup qualifiers recently, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts has...

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

Fuelled by the drive and support of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), the country's sporting representatives continue to conquer new frontiers, with judoka Tom Davis claiming a historic gold medal, two for good measure, at the 2018 Commonwealth...

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

Succession planning is the name of the game at the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA). Since 2016, the JCA has seen an increase in the number of coaches with Level 3 qualification or better move from three to thirteen, with ten coaches matriculating...

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

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (CMC):Shai Hope and Kieran Powell struck half-centuries on the opening day of the two-day tour match here yesterday as the Windies geared up for next week's first Test against Bangladesh.Opting to bat first against a...

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

Jamaica Rugby League Association (JRLA) director Romeo Monteith has appealed to the Government to assist the body in securing a permanent ground for the sport.Monteith, who is also the national senior men's team's head coach, oversaw the Reggae...

Published:Monday | November 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chevany Willis was Portmore United's unlikely goalscoring hero as the defending Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) champions came from behind to beat Dunbeholden 3-2 in a St Catherine derby at the Royal Lakes Complex in Spanish Town yesterday.The...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Money, it is said, is the source of all evil. In some situations, however, and especially to some people, money is also the source of success, and happiness.In West Indies cricket, money, and plenty of it, seems to be the way back to the top of...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMTony Becca

Some of the greatest or most successful visionaries in sport throughout the world were not successful players in their young days and definitely not great players.They were, however, players of a reasonable standard, young men who loved the game...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BOSTON (AP):Kyrie Irving had 11 straight Boston points down the stretch and scored 17 in all in the last 8:06 of the fourth quarter.Then in overtime, he really turned it on.The Celtics guard made or assisted on every basket in the extra period,...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MILAN (AP):No Cristiano Ronaldo, no problem.Portugal drew 0-0 with Italy yesterday to pick up the point they needed to qualify for the UEFA Nations League finals and confirm them as hosts of the first Final Four in June.Ronaldo is taking a break...

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