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Published:Friday | September 6, 2019 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs head coach Donovan Miller says his troops are ready and raring to kick-start their Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign when they take on the Trinbago Knight Riders at the Queen’s Park Oval tonight at 7 p.m. Miller, who...

Published:Wednesday | September 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former West Indies interim coach Richard Pybus has said that he had the building blocks put in place to develop the current West Indies team into a world-­beating unit once again had he been able to carry on. In April, new Cricket West Indies (CWI...

Published:Wednesday | September 4, 2019 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former West Indies players Ian Bishop, Daren Ganga, and renowned cricket commentator Barry Wilkinson believe there is much work to be done if the West Indies will ever return to a point where they can compete against the best teams in the world....

Published:Tuesday | September 3, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

For many, it was only a matter of time, and predictably, the West Indies suffered a huge 257 run defeat to India on Day 4 of the second Test, which was played at Sabina Park. The result meant the visiting Indians had a clean sweep in all the...

Published:Monday | September 2, 2019 | 12:19 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Windies fast bowler Kemar Roach continued his impressive showing with the ball; however, the Windies face a daunting task to save the second Test match against India following Day three action at Sabina Park in Kingston yesterday. After wrapping up...

Published:Saturday | August 31, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Windies captain Jason Holder put in a workmanlike performance with the ball to snare three wickets to put the skid on India, who closed day one of the second Test on 264 for five. Hanuma Vihari is unbeaten on 42, and with him is wicketkeeper...

Published:Wednesday | August 28, 2019 | 12:48 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies coach Floyd Reifer has made it clear that his team will need to put in a much-improved batting performance if they are to get a positive result in the second Test against India, which bowls off on Friday at Sabina Park. Reifer, who...

Published:Wednesday | August 21, 2019 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican fast-bowler Oshane Thomas was voted West Indies Emerging Player of the Year Monday’s at the 7th Annual Cricket West Indies/West Indies’ Players Association Awards ceremony held in Antigua. Thomas, who made his One-Day International (ODI)...

Published:Wednesday | August 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Head curator at Sabina Park Michael Hylton says West Indies and India players can expect a green-top pitch for their second Test, which bowls off at the venue on August 30. Hylton and the ground staff have been putting in a lot of work on the strip...

Published:Friday | August 16, 2019 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

World-renowned Jamaican track and field coach Glen Mills recounted the 2009 World Athletics Championships as the defining moment in his career. Being the handler for the world’s fastest man for over 12 years, Mills says he has witnessed many...

Published:Friday | August 16, 2019 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Renowned Jamaican track and field coach and administrator Maurice Wilson say he has witnessed almost all there is to see in the sport of track and field, but very little compares to the astounding performance from Usain Bolt at the 2009 World...

Published:Thursday | August 8, 2019 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

In about three weeks, new national senior cricket coach Andre Coley will take full control of the Jamaica Scorpions Franchise team, as his three-year contract comes into full effect on September 1. The former Windward Islands coach made it clear...

Published:Thursday | August 8, 2019 | 12:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

On March 10, 2019, Nikita Miller played his 100th and final regional first-class game for Jamaica at Sabina Park. The left-arm orthodox spinner wasted little time in making the transition into coaching, as the former captain has been appointed by...

Published:Wednesday | August 7, 2019 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

National golfer Sean Morris put in a workmanlike performance over two days to emerge champion of the Jamaica Golf Association Independence Classic, which was held at the Sandals Golf and Country Club. Playing in the 0-6 category, veteran Morris...

Published:Thursday | August 1, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former Windies fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh says he will be very much interested in taking up a role with the current West Indies team, this after his contract with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) ran out following the ICC World Cup. The...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:51 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s junior golfers responded well on Day Two of the 32nd Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship being played at the Albany Golf course in The Bahamas as they are tied for first place, along with Puerto Rico, heading into today’s third and...

Published:Thursday | July 25, 2019 | 12:36 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica is tied for second place with host country The Bahamas on 44 points, this after the opening round of the three-day Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship being played at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau. Defending champion Puerto Rico is...

Published:Thursday | July 25, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Britany Anderson was in scintillating form at the Motonet Joensuu Grand Prix in Finland yesterday, as she ran a blistering personal best 12.71 in the 100m hurdles. Once the time is ratified, Anderson’s run will be a new national junior...

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s national golf team managed to secure a third-place finish at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship, which ended on Friday at the Links, Casa de Camp golf course in the Dominican Republic. Jamaica ended with 25 points behind the eventual...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Kensington Cricket Club are the 2019 JCA Jam T20 Bashment champions after a six-wicket win over Clarendon Cricket Association in the final played at the Windalco Sports Club in Ewarton, St Catherine, on Saturday. It was a long-awaited triumph for...

Published:Monday | July 1, 2019 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Kensington Cricket Club and Clarendon Cricket Association will clash for the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Jam Twenty20 Bashment title after contrasting semi-final wins over St Mary Cricket Association and The University of the West Indies (UWI...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Tiana Cruz ­continues to fly the national flag high following her remarkable victory at the recently concluded Golf Ontario Women’s Match Play Championship in Canada. Cruz got the better of Brooke Rivers of the Brampton Golf Club 2 and 1...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The experience and guile of former Windies and Jamaica player Krishmar Santokie guided Clarendon Cricket Association to their first-ever semi-final berth in the Jamaica Cricket Association (JA) T20 Bashment Competition at the weekend. Captain...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2019 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) President Peter Chin believes the nation’s golf prospects are looking good, as junior golf is on the rise. In an interview with The Gleaner yesterday, Chin said the sport is expected to benefit from the new thrust...

Published:Tuesday | June 4, 2019 | 12:30 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Vere FC, out of Clarendon, continued their impressive run in the Jamaica Football Federation All-Island Confederation Play-Offs after a 4-1-win over Downs FC of Manchester on Sunday at the Wembley Centre of Excellence ground in Hayes, Clarendon....

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