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Published:Friday | August 19, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The national surfing team recently returned to the island after placing 16th at the 2022 Pan American Surfing Championships in Panama. After six days of intense competition, the five-member Jamaican team ended just one place better than last-...

Published:Saturday | August 13, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

American football coach Vince Lombardi once said that winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing, and that seems to be the scenario with the West Indies who continue to chalk up losses in the T20 international format. The regional side put in...

Published:Saturday | August 13, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican driver Fraser McConnell will test his skills against some of Europe’s best drivers as he breaks from his Nitro Rallycross campaign to take part in the one-off FIA European Rallycross series in Norway today. McConnell, who recently secured...

Published:Friday | August 12, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies captain Nicholas Pooran says he is hoping that Wednesday’s late order spark from his troops can ignite the regional side, as they take on New Zealand today in the second T20 International at Sabina Park starting at 1:30 p.m. The...

Published:Thursday | August 11, 2022 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

IT WAS a case where the West Indies left it a little too late, for in the end, the regional side succumbed to New Zealand by 13 runs in the opening T20 International of a three-match series at Sabina Park. Chasing a formidable 186 runs to win, the...

Published:Wednesday | August 10, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE WEST Indies are set to play their first International match at Sabina Park today against New Zealand, eight months since Ireland toured Jamaica in January, and pundits have been questioning the readiness of the facility, following a series of...

Published:Wednesday | August 10, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE WEST Indies and New Zealand will begin a three-match T20 series starting with the first match today at Sabina Park at 1:30 p.m. Like they did against India just last week, and Bangladesh prior, the regional side will enter another series...

Published:Tuesday | August 9, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

AS THE nation continues to celebrate its athletes’ exploits at the Commonwealth Games and at the World Under-20 championships, national cricketer Rovman Powell is hoping that he and the West Indies team can add more smiles, as the regional side...

Published:Tuesday | August 9, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA GOLF Association (JGA) President Jodi Munn Barrow said she could hardly contain her excitement and had to hold her nerve on the final day as her young female team copped the George Teale Trophy at the 65th Caribbean Amateur Golf...

Published:Monday | August 8, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE WEST Indies wrapped up another T20 series on the losing end as the regional side surrendered the fifth and final game against India in Florida by 88 runs to lose the series 4-1. It was another dismal batting display by the Nicholas Pooran-led...

Published:Friday | July 22, 2022 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

All eyes will be on the Nicholas Pooran-led West Indies team when they take on India in the first of three One day Internationals (ODIs) starting today at 8:30 a.m. Jamaica time in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. After coming off a poor...

Published:Tuesday | July 19, 2022 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

United States South claimed the Senior Women’s and Men’s Under-19 Twelve’s titles following victories over Jamaica in the Rugby Americas North (RAN) tournament at the UWI Mona Bowl last weekend. After four days of intense competition among the...

Published:Friday | July 15, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s junior golfers, Ryan Lue and Mattea Issa, finished in 59th and 75th place, respectively as the curtains came down on the three-day Royal and Ancient (R...

Published:Tuesday | July 12, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Elishama Beckford was in excellent form over the weekend as he secured top honours in the fourth event of the Jamaica Surfing Association (JSA) National Open Series at the Lighthouse Beach in Kingston. Beckford, who was taking part in just his...

Published:Monday | July 11, 2022 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Defence Force are the 2022 Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) 50-over champions following a two-wicket win over St Mary in the final at Sabina Park last Saturday. The defending champions St Mary were asked to take the first strike and...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2022 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Under-19 women’s team secured their first win of the Cricket West Indies Rising Stars Women’s Under-19 tournament following an 18-run victory over Guyana at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad and Tobago yesterday. The win saw the...

Published:Friday | July 8, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica and West Indies batsman John Campbell is set to return on July 19 for the continuation of an anti-doping disciplinary hearing. The left-hander, along with his lawyer Mark-Paul Cowan, a representative from the West Indies Players...

Published:Thursday | July 7, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

WEST INDIES white-ball captain Nicholas Pooran says he hopes his team can put in another commanding performance and wrap up the T20 series against Bangladesh in today’s third and final match in Guyana starting at 12:30 p.m. The home side is coming...

Published:Wednesday | July 6, 2022 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S UNDER-19 women were no match for a well-oiled United States, who came away with a comprehensive seven-wicket win in the opening match of the 2022 Cricket West Indies Rising Stars T20 tournament at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy (BLCA) in...

Published:Tuesday | July 5, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

History was created at the 34th Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships in Puerto Rico last weekend as Jamaica secured its first-ever individual female title. It wasn’t just one title that Jamaica secured after the three-day event, but two, as...

Published:Monday | July 4, 2022 | 12:37 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The rain certainly stayed away for the second T20 International between the West Indies and Bangladesh in Dominica, and the home side ensured that they went one-nil up in the three-match series following a 35-run win. Following Saturday’s...

Published:Monday | July 4, 2022 | 12:36 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions St Mary will get another chance to retain the Jamaica Cricket Association 50-over title following a narrow eight-run semi-final victory over Kensington Cricket Club on Saturday. St Mary will face the Jamaica Defence Force in the...

Published:Saturday | July 2, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The finalists for the Jamaica Cricket Association 50-over competition will be decided today, as defending champions St Mary Cricket Association face Kensington CC while the Jamaica Defence Force oppose Kingston CC in semi-final action across at two...

Published:Tuesday | June 28, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons says the team’s 10-wicket victory in the second Test against Bangladesh could be the catalyst for the regional side to harness a winning culture. The West Indies secured a 2-0 win against Bangladesh to claim back...

Published:Monday | June 27, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Title favourites Kingston Cricket Club secured one of the biggest victories in the quarterfinals of the Jamaica Cricket Association 50 overs competition following a 117-run win over Clarendon CC in their encounter at Port Esquivel on Saturday. The...

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