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Published:Saturday | September 18, 2021 | 12:13 AM

Since Harbour View’s 2-0 win over Mount Pleasant in round three of the Jamaica Premier League (JPL), the teams have taken contrasting paths to today’s quarter-final meeting at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence at noon. Since...

Published:Saturday | September 18, 2021 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott - Gleaner Writer

Vere United go into today’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL) quarterfinal match against former winners Tivoli Gardens, knowing that they have never beaten the west Kingston-based club in their three seasons in the top-flight. However, both coaches...

Published:Saturday | September 18, 2021 | 12:11 AMRoy Simpson - Guest Columnist

“When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.” – Unknown That quote from an unknown author aptly describes the position I am now in with the loss of my friend and colleague Jean Nelson, someone I respectfully referred to...

Published:Saturday | September 18, 2021 | 12:10 AM

SEMI-FINALISTS Waterhouse FC Head coach: Marcel Gayle Titles: Two (1998, 2006) 2021 regular season finish: First place (19 points) Semi-final opponents: Winners of Harbour View vs Mount Pleasant quarter-final Gayle: "The aim of...

Published:Saturday | September 18, 2021 | 12:09 AM

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP): New Zealand (NZ) abandoned their cricket tour of Pakistan yesterday because they are wary of being attacked outside Rawalpindi Stadium, according to the Pakistan government. New Zealand Cricket (NZC) declined to reveal...

Published:Saturday | September 18, 2021 | 12:09 AM

LONDON (CMC): IN-FORM Reggae Boyz striker, Michael Antonio, netted his fifth goal of the season for English Premier League club West Ham United as they opened their Europa League Group H campaign with a comfortable 2-0 away to Dinamo Zagreb. Too...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 7:56 PM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): THE GUYANA Cricket Board (GCB) has slammed the selection of the Twenty20 World Cup squad as a “fiasco” and has called on Cricket West Indies (CWI) to fire the Roger Harper-led panel, unless they can justify the rationale...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:11 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

When evergreen Merlene Ottey clocked the last of the 67 sub-11 seconds 100m races on August 30, 2000, little Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was just 13. That race in Thessaloniki, Greece, entrenched Ottey’s position as the leading producer of times under...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:11 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

MAHOGANY is still in his comfort zone, going seven furlongs in the Kilowatt tomorrow after decimating rivals, clocking 1:05.0 at five and a half furlongs in last month’s Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission trophy race. The speed demon ripped...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:11 AM

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC): West Indies Women were left to confront their worst fears of a whitewash when they lost their fourth straight One-Day International (ODI) to South Africa Women with a 35-run defeat here yesterday. Though the visitors...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

English Premier League side Brentford FC donated football gear valued at over £10,000 (just over J$2 million) to the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) yesterday. Rudi Page, from London-based Making Connections Work, who brokered...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:09 AM

PARIS, France (AP): Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) were able to start their superstar attacking trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe for the first time on Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League. Instead of fireworks, though, they only...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Harbour View General Manager Clyde Jureidini and Kingston and St Andrew Football Association President Wayne Shaw say that a biennial FIFA World Cup would not benefit Jamaica or solve the issues of the modern international window. Concacaf recently...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:12 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

MONEY MONSTER delivered on his recent hint of returning form, blowing past ROY ROGERS on the home turn to outclass rivals in the Kenneth Mattis Memorial at nine furlongs and 25 yards yesterday. Having found the opposition tough, amid training...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:11 AMGENEVA, Switzerland (AP):

Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar lined up together in the near-perfect attack for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) yesterday and still could not score or deliver a win in the UEFA Champions League. Instead, it was low-key midfielder Ander Herrera...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Technical Committee Chairman Rudolph Speid is lamenting the stagnation of women’s football because of the absence of the local leagues. There have been numerous calls from the local fraternity for the return of the...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica and Caribbean rally champion Jeffrey Panton had a bittersweet experience recently, after taking part in Rally Mont Blanc in Morzine, France. Panton was among 44 drivers who had to retire from the two-day event after his new Rally two Ford...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:07 AM

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC): Dominic Drakes firmly etched his name in Caribbean Premier League history here yesterday when he held his nerve under pressure to slam a last-ditch cameo and propel St Kitts and Nevis Patriots to their first-ever title...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:06 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

FACED with huge financial challenges, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will be drawing on the expertise of all its directors and finance committee to devise a solution. At the core of the JFF’s problems is its FIFA World Cup-qualifying bill,...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:12 AM

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, (CMC): Opener Evin Lewis hit his third half-century of the campaign to pass 400 runs, as St Kitts and Nevis Patriots romped into only their second ever Caribbean Premier League final with an emphatic seven-wicket victory over...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Tokyo 2020 100m metres silver medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce continued her impressive form in the event, after clocking a new meet record of 10.78 seconds to win at the Gala Dei Castelli meet in Switzerland yesterday, as she brought the curtain...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:11 AM

SAO PAULO (AP): Retired Brazilian football star Pelé was moved out of intensive care yesterday as he continues to recover from surgery to remove a tumor from his colon. The 80-year-old Edson Arantes do Nascimento was in good clinical condition and...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:11 AM

MALMO, Sweden (AP): Juventus claimed their first win of the post-Cristiano Ronaldo era by beating Malmo 3-0 in the Champions League after a flurry of first-half goals yesterday. Alex Sandro’s 23rd-minute opener was followed by goals in the space of...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:11 AM

BERN, Switzerland (AP): Cristiano Ronaldo had done his work when he was substituted in the 72nd minute of another tough Champions League evening for Manchester United in Switzerland yesterday. Ronaldo had scored an early goal – a record-extending...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:11 AMBASSETERRE, St Kitts, (CMC):

Mark Deyal smashed a maiden Twenty20 half-century, while David Wiese snatched his second five-wicket haul in four days, as St Lucia Kings surged into their second straight Caribbean Premier League final by toppling reigning champions Trinbago...

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