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Published:Monday | February 6, 2023 | 1:32 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Vere United chalked up their second win in the 2022-23 Jamaica Premier League season following a 1-0 win over Harbour View at the Wembley Centre of Excellence yesterday. The lone goal came from as early as the second minute after goalkeeper David...

Published:Monday | February 6, 2023 | 12:41 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

When Inez Turner went up to receive her plaque at the JAAA/Jamalco Puma Development meet on Saturday, the former national junior and senior 800 metres champion paused the photo opportunity and asked the organisers to invite the Vere Technical team...

Published:Monday | February 6, 2023 | 12:39 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A medical problem for Alwyn Williams gave all-rounder Abhijai Mansingh the chance to make his debut for the Jamaica Scorpions against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes in their just concluded drawn opening fixture in the West Indies Championship in...

Published:Sunday | February 5, 2023 | 8:37 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A second-minute strike from Lamard Neil carried Vere United to a 1-0 win over Harbour View in their Jamaica Premier League encounter today at the Wembley Centre of Excellence. The win was Vere's second of the campaign after their 1-0 win last...

Published:Saturday | February 4, 2023 | 1:37 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions all-rounder Abhijai Mansingh continues to impress in the ongoing West Indies Championship match against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes following day three action at the Coolidge Ground in Antigua and Barbuda. The right-handed...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2023 | 1:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Towering right-handed opener Leroy Lugg hit a solid half-century to lead the Jamaica Scorpions to 186 for six on yesterday’s second day of the West Indies Championship match against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes. The Scorpions will resume today’s...

Published:Thursday | February 2, 2023 | 1:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE JAMAICA Scorpions put in a disciplined effort with the ball to restrict the Leeward Islands Hurricanes to 163 for six on the first day of the opening round of matches in the 2023 West Indies Championship at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2023 | 1:15 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

On Monday, the West Indies senior women’s team suffered their 13th straight T20 International defeat when they went down by eight wickets to India in the South Africa Tri-Series in East London. The West Indies first posted 94 for six, with captain...

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2023 | 1:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

National under-17 coach Merron Gordon says he is going ahead with his plans without three top talents for next month’s Concacaf Under-17 Championship in Guatemala. Birmingham City striker Cameron Eubank along with Rangers FC player Zak Lovelace and...

Published:Friday | January 27, 2023 | 12:45 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

All the talk about a possible withdrawal from the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) from newcomers Chapelton Maroons has gone out the door, as the club is set to have their new coach when the second round of matches kicks off on February 12. Brazilian...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2023 | 1:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE SPORT of hockey is set to get a shot in the arm come the middle of this year, with the Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF) set to host the Pan American Confederation Hockey5s World Cup qualifiers in early June. President of the JHF, Fabian Stewart...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2023 | 1:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA SCORPIONS coach Andrew Richardson used a number of adjectives to describe new fast-bowling sensation Ojay Shields, who was named among 13 players to represent Jamaica in the upcoming regional four-day championships in Antigua next month....

Published:Tuesday | January 24, 2023 | 1:34 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Following their $200,000 fine and six points deduction for failing to show up for their Jamaica Premier League (JPL) game against Mount Pleasant Academy on Sunday, Chapelton Maroons are crying foul following the latest developments. Assistant coach...

Published:Tuesday | January 24, 2023 | 1:28 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Right-arm leg-spinning all-rounder Abhijai Mansingh and fast bowler Ojay Shields are the only new faces named in a 13-man Jamaica Scorpions squad for the first two rounds of the upcoming Regional Four-Day Championship. The Jamaica Scorpions are...

Published:Monday | January 23, 2023 | 6:42 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

After seven rounds of games in the Jamaica Women’s Premier League (JWPL), just over 200 goals have already been scored, with 17-year-old Excelsior student Shaniel Buckley responsible for 19 of those goals so far. She is currently the league’s...

Published:Monday | January 23, 2023 | 6:35 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It wasn’t the prettiest of games, but home side Humble Lion did just enough to see off Portmore United 1-0 in their Jamaica Premier League (JPL) 11th-round clash at the Effortville Community Centre yesterday. Andrew Vanzie eventually broke down a...

Published:Monday | January 23, 2023 | 6:32 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The goals just continue to flow for Xavier Gilbert and his Frazsiers Whip team, which continued their winning streak in the Jamaica Women’s Premier League last Saturday following a 9-0 hammering of Royal Lakes in their cross-zone encounter at Royal...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2023 | 1:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The last time Trinidadian pacer Shannon Gabriel bowled a ball in a Test match for the West Indies was November in the year 2021, with the strapping speedster only sending down four overs in the second innings of the Test, which the regional side...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2023 | 1:05 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

INTERIM WEST Indies coach Andre Coley says he is fixed on getting things right in the next couple of months rather than considering permanently taking over the West Indies senior coaching job. The 48-year-old Coley told reporters at a virtual press...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2023 | 12:59 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

WEST INDIES great, Brian Lara, with almost 12,000 Test runs and countless batting records to show, has come out to suggest that role models are critical to the survival of West Indies cricket. The thousands of adoring, cricket-loving fans who...

Published:Wednesday | January 18, 2023 | 12:51 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

DESPITE LOSING all three games against the Young Genius Cricket Academy out of Florida, coach Raymond Hart says there was a lot to take away from the Jamaica U15 select team’s performance in the series. Nineteen youngsters ranging from ages 11-14...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2023 | 1:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Openers Leroy Lugg and Kirk McKenzie, along with wicketkeeper-batsman Aldane Thomas, all hit centuries during the latest Jamaica Scorpions four-day practice match which ended at the weekend at Kensington Park. Thomas was the first to get to three...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2023 | 12:34 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Makka Beach in New Haven, St Thomas, was the location for the first event of 2023 for the Jamaica Surfing Association (JSA) following the opening League qualifiers last Saturday Elishama Beckford was in top form, as he turned on the style to...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2023 | 1:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The parish of St Elizabeth is known as a cricket-loving community and the fans of the sport turned out in their numbers to witness two West Indian legends of the sport, Brian Lara and Chris Gayle, showcase their talent once again at the Treasure...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2023 | 1:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

William Knibbs was a relieved man after finding out late that he was one of the top 54 players who will contest the remaining rounds following day two action at the Latin America Amateur Championships under way in Puerto Rico yesterday. After...

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