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

Waterhouse captain Nicholi Finlayson has suffered with his team and the community after losing the previous two national football finals (2017-19 and 2018-19) to Portmore United. However, the 35 year-old central defender, who is looking to hang up...

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

Cavalier’s captain Kamoy Simpson says the team will go into today’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL) final against Waterhouse at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence to prove that youngsters can win at the highest level in local...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:05 AM

WATERHOUSE FC Head coach: Marcel Gayle Titles: Two (1998, 2006) 2021 regular season finish: First place (19 points) Road to the final: Defeated Mount Pleasant 2-1 on aggregate in semi-final series Head-to-head vs Cavalier since 2012: Played...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2021 | 12:11 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Olympic 110m hurdles champion Hansle Parchment is planning to extend his athletics career for three more years. That’s the word from Parchment himself in an interview posted on September 29 on the World Athletics web page. He hopes the...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2021 | 12:11 AM

MILAN, Italy (AP): Italy coach Roberto Mancini recalled all the fit players from his European Championship-winning squad yesterday for the Nations League semi-final against Spain next week. Only four players are missing from the 26-man squad that...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2021 | 12:11 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP): Brazilian football legend Pelé has been discharged from the hospital where he received treatment for nearly a month, according to a statement from the facility. The 80-year-old Pelé removed a tumour from his colon on...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2021 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Sports medicine physician Dr Akshai Mansingh says that vaccine verification could prove an issue that will be under scrutiny as the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) proposal for fans returning to international matches remains under review. The...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2021 | 12:07 AM

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (CMC): West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) defied a destructive spell from another Windies all-rounder Jason Holder to clinch a six-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad and become first...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2021 | 12:06 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

With Jamaican Aiko Jones in their midst, the undefeated University of Louisville have become a contender for the 2021 NCAA Division 1 volleyball crown. Jones, a product of the powerful Wolmer’s Girls School programme, says Louisville is taking the...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2021 | 12:06 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

GUINEAS and Oaks winner SHE’S A WONDER will be wondering where’s the weight on Saturday when she reports at 114lb, the lightest she has been in almost a year, taking on older horses for the first time in the I’msatisfied Trophy at six furlongs....

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 5:13 PM

A major United States law enforcement agency is now pursuing the anti-doping case involving provisionally suspended Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.   The...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) First Vice-President Ian Forbes said there is a possibility that the 2021-22 local track and field season will be off to another late start because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has caused 1...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 12:12 AM

France World Cup winner Thierry Henry believes doubling the frequency of the tournament would be mentally exhausting for players and questioned why FIFA seems to rely on the views of retired stars rather than active ones. The plans for biennial...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 12:11 AM

Jamaica and Miami FC midfielder Jahshaun Anglin appeared in a Florida court yesterday after being accused of sexual assault of a woman. Anglin, 20, was arrested by Miami-Dade police on Tuesday and charged with one count of sexual battery. It is...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse captain Nicholay Findlayson said that despite losing their first-leg advantage early in their second-leg Jamaica Premier League (JPL) match against Mount Pleasant, they were always confident of getting back into the game. Waterhouse...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 12:10 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Gymnast Danusia Francis is on the road to recovery from a debilitating knee injury that compromised her performance at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, in July. Surgery has repaired the damage and Francis faces a month on crutches with...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 12:10 AM

LISBON, Portugal (AP): Benfica routed struggling Barcelona 3-0 in the UEFA Champions League yesterday, ending a 60-year winless streak against the Catalan club and handing Barcelona a second consecutive loss to start its European campaign. Darwin...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Former West Indies and Jamaica left-arm orthodox spinner Nikita Miller says local cricketers are starved for the game and has added his voice to the cry for an urgent return to domestic club cricket. Miller is calling on cricket authorities to act...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 8:48 PM

The Jamaica Football Federation has named its 23-man squad set to travel to face hosts United States of America in their next FIFA World Cup Qualification match to be played in Austin, Texas on October 7. The squad reads: Andre Blake Dillon Barnes...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 4:22 PM

Miami-Dade police have arrested and charged Reggae Boy Jahshaun Anglin. It is alleged that Anglin sexually assaulted a female in a classroom on the campus of Florida International University on Tuesday. Anglin, 20, was arrested later that evening...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 2:46 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE JAMAICA Cricket Association (JCA) is keeping its fingers crossed that they will get approval from the Government to stage a local T10 league from October 10-27, 2021. The league, which has garnered some interest from Indian fantasy sports...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 2:46 AM

THE NATIONAL senior women’s football team’s preparations for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers will continue as they have secured an international friendly against Costa Rica for the October international window. Four months after their two-game...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 2:44 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

In recent Jamaica Premier League semi-final ties, Waterhouse have never failed to close out teams when leading after the first leg. The Marcel Gayle-coached team will look to continue that streak and book their place in the final when they face...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 2:44 AM

SEMI-FINALISTS Waterhouse FC Head coach: Marcel Gayle Titles: Two (1998, 2006) 2021 regular season finish: First place (19 points) Semi-final opponents: Mount Pleasant First leg result: (1-0 win) Head-to-head vs Mount Pleasant all-time: Played 7...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 2:44 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

WITH A place in the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) final within their grasp, Cavalier Soccer Club hope that their recent reversal of past semi-final experiences will be permanent as they seek to close out Tivoli Gardens in their semi-final second-leg...

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