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Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 12:08 AM

The Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) Competitions Department has named Montego Bay United (MBU) as the 12th team for the Jamaica Premier League next season. Wadada were to face MBU tomorrow for the 12th spot in the league, which was made vacant...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 12:08 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC): SHIMRON HETMYER held his nerve and played a valuable knock of 28 as Delhi Capitals (DC) beat Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to secure their 10th win of the IPL 2021 season yesterday. The West Indies left-handed batsman...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 12:07 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S coaching and management staff jetted off the island yesterday morning en route to Austin, Texas, where they will be based for their Concacaf World Cup qualifier against the United States on Thursday. Except for local-based players,...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 12:07 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC): Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) head coach Brendon McCullum has admitted that having star player Andre Russell sidelined because of injury has offset the team’s balance. The West Indies all-rounder sustained a...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 12:07 AM

LONDON, England (AP): FIFA is in talks with Qatari authorities about scrapping the mandatory vaccination requirements for its World Cup next year. Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani announced in June that it...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2021 | 12:09 AM

(AP): Tom Brady is the National Football League’s (NFL) new all-time passing leader. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback broke Drew Brees’ record last night with a 28-yard pass to Mike Evans in the first quarter. That gave Brady 80,359 regular-...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2021 | 12:08 AM

SUPREME Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) on Saturday celebrated its ‘First Reggae 6 Anniversary Raceday’ with a mandatory payout on its Reggae 6 pool, touted to exceed $16 million. That’s correct, an estimated pool of $16 million,...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2021 | 12:08 AM

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (CMC): The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced yesterday that all venues for the ICC Men’s Twenty20 (T20) World Cup 2021 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will operate at about 70 per cent of maximum seated...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2021 | 12:08 AM

TEXAS, USA (CMC): Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz will play the United States in front of a sold-out crowd when the next round of FIFA World Cup qualifiers kicks off on Thursday. Concacaf and FIFA have confirmed the schedule for the region’s World Cup...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2021 | 12:08 AMOlivia Rose Esperance/Guest Columnist -

If we were to analyse some of the choices we make, whether they led to favourable or unfavourable outcomes, at the core, we would find that many of them were influenced by others. Athletes are not exempt from making choices that have been heavily...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2021 | 12:08 AM

GLASGOW, Scotland (CMC): Reggae Boy Kemar Roofe was on target as defending Scottish Premiership champions Rangers came from behind to beat 10-man Hibernian 2-1 at Ibrox Stadium yesterday. Rangers fell behind after eight minutes when Kevin Nisbet...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2021 | 12:08 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP): Mohamed Salah weaved through player after player, resisting challenges and bamboozling the defence before coolly placing the ball in the corner of the net. “It is pure world class,” Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp said. “...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2021 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Olympic Ice Hockey Federation (JOIHF) has reconsidered its decision to withdraw the national team from the Latam Cup tournament, as defending champions. JOIHF says the team will now participate in the tournament, which runs from October...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

From utter despair to relief and triumph. Forty years after their only national title, a new generation of Cavalier players came of age yesterday, leading the club to the 2021 Jamaica Premier League trophy, after beating Waterhouse 5-4 on sudden...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:08 AM

First Past The Winning Post RACE 01 REGGAE 6 ANNIVERSARY TROPHY NB3YO(NW2)/IMP3YO...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:07 AMKavarly Arnold - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Following The Gleaner’s reports that breakout sprint hurdler Rasheed Broadbell has decided to leave the MVP Track Club, his father, Maurice, who is also a member of the athlete’s management set-up, has expressed disappointment with his son’s injury...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens (TG) Head Coach Philip Williams was left satisfied with his team’s Jamaica Premier League season after they defeated Mount Pleasant Academy 4-3 on penalties to capture the third-place trophy at the UWI-JFF-Captain Horace Burrell...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:07 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

With the controversial Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act now back in the headlines following the RJRGLEANER report that the legislation is being enacted to push investigations into the doping case involving Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare,...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Grumbling to himself and shaking his head, Cristiano Ronaldo went straight toward the tunnel at the final whistle of Manchester United’s latest slip-up at Old Trafford. He had plenty to be aggrieved about. Not only had his team dropped more points...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

National senior women’s Head Coach Hubert Busby Jr says, despite not being able to play in last month’s international window, the Reggae Girlz are determined to make the most of every opportunity to accelerate their preparations for the Women’s...

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2021 | 6:36 PM

Cavalier are the 2021 Jamaica Premier League champions after defeating Waterhouse 5-4 on penalties in the final held Saturday afternoon at the UWI-JFF-Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence After playing out a 1-1 scoreline after regulation...

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2021 | 10:01 AM

Fast-rising sprint hurdler Rasheed Broadbell has become the latest athlete to leave the MVP Track Club, after severing ties with the University of Technology-based outfit. Broadbell's move follows the exit of World 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott - Gleaner Writer

Cavalier sporting director Rudolph Speid says his team will be the ‘hungrier’ of the two when they face Waterhouse in today’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL) final at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence. Kick-off time is 2:30 p.m....

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:06 AM

DUBAI (CMC): Punjab Kings defied the departure of veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle and held their nerve in the final over to edge out Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by five wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) yesterday. Gayle withdrew on...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:06 AMRobert Bailey - Gleaner Writer -

National senior netball captain Jhaniele Fowler says they will not be taking Caribbean rivals Trinidad and Tobago lightly when both teams clash in a three-match series this month. South Africa were originally scheduled to participate in the...

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