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Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 2:42 AM

ABU DHABI (CMC): WEST INDIES’ white-ball captain, Kieron Pollard, crossed a personal milestone and had a small hand in the final push for victory when Mumbai Indians returned to winning ways with a six-wicket win over Punjab Kings in the Indian...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 2:41 AM

BERLIN (AP): Lionel Messi scored his first Paris Saint-German (PSG) goal and Luxembourg midfielder Sébastien Thill struck late for newcomers Sheriff to stun 13-time champions Real Madrid in the Champions League yesterday. Messi’s brilliant strike...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 2:41 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

HISTORY-MAKING female jockey, Samantha Fletcher, said she is not getting carried away by Monday’s success in the saddle and remains humbled by her achievements at Caymanas Park. The 29-year-old Fletcher became the first female rider to ride a hat-...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 2:41 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

SHERICKA JACKSON believes her switch to the 100m and 200m has put her true athletic ability on display. In an interview posted on Monday on the World Athletics webpage, Jackson surmised that her potential went unnoticed because she ran the 400...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2021 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Competitions Committee Vice Chairman Ewan Scott says that Wednesday, October 6 has been tentatively set as the date for the play-off game between Wadadah and Montego Bay United (MBU), with the winner filling the...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Barbados Netball Association (BNA) President Nisha Craigwell says they have passed on an invitation from Netball Jamaica (NJ) to participate in a tri-nation series next month. The series, which also involves Trinidad and Tobago (T...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2021 | 12:12 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

FURTHER AND BEYOND used his big mid-race pace to make an incisive move three and a half furlongs out, splitting rivals within a furlong, to come off the home turn in charge of the overnight allowance at seven and a half furlongs yesterday. Out for...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2021 | 12:10 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC): JAMAICAN ALL-ROUNDER Andre Russell’s availability for Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) match against Delhi Capitals tomorrow and the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is in doubt, after he apparently...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2021 | 12:10 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): Indispensable for his country. Increasingly overlooked by his club. Raheem Sterling is, at 27, in the prime of his career, but also in a curious place at the moment. Entering as an 87th-minute substitute — as he did in...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2021 | 12:10 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): WEST INDIES Women’s cricket team head coach, Courtney Walsh, has praised new opening batter Rashada Williams despite his side’s loss in the just-ended One-Day International series against South Africa, describing her as...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2021 | 12:09 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Jacqueline Cowan, president of the Jamaica Volleyball Association (JaVA), hopes that the nation will be represented in beach volleyball at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. Cowan believes it is possible that despite a COVID-19-...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) Competitions Committee Chairman Gregory Daley has removed himself from discussions regarding playoffs to determine a 12th team for the Jamaica Premier League next season. This decision follows Wadadah coach...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2021 | 12:09 AM

FOR local racing to once again have some level of intrigue, eager owners and dynamic race-by-race betting, the conditions system, which provides boring and costly ‘protectionism’, ranging from non-winners of two to four races, covering three to...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2021 | 12:09 AM

SOCHI, Russia (AP): To win his 100th Formula One (F1) race, Lewis Hamilton drew on much of his vast experience from the first 99. Hamilton used his overtaking skills, strategic thinking and driving skills in the rain to fight back from seventh...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2021 | 12:08 AM

LONDON, England (AP): Arsenal tore Tottenham apart with three goals in the opening 34 minutes in a 3-1 victory yesterday that extended their early-season recovery and completed a miserable September for their north London rivals in the English...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2021 | 12:08 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Olympian Alia Atkinson pulled in two wins on the latest leg of the International Swimming League (ISL). As the series continued in Naples, Italy, Atkinson triumphed in both the 50m and the 100m breaststroke events. It was her third such double of...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:08 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

Veteran coach Stephen Francis has confirmed that he is considering an opportunity to condition a top international female sprinter, at the request of Nike, the American sports goods manufacturer, which sponsors both Francis and the unnamed athlete...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:08 AMAudley Boyd - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A WATER break, as stated, is intended for that: drinking water and cooling down. Observation of such stoppages in the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) serves up many such scenarios: players drinking water. However, a major part of the cooling exercise...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AM

LONDON, (CMC): Reggae Boyz newcomers Michail Antonio and Ethan Pinnock were both on target in an action-packed English Premier League programme yesterday. Antonio, 31, grabbed a late winner for West Ham United in their 2-1 victory at Leeds United,...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AM

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Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

KING ARTHUR defied topweight 126lb for the second time within a month to beat CRIMSON by three-quarter length in yesterday’s Menudo at 10 furlongs. Presented in impeccable condition by Jason DaCosta, KING ARTHUR stalked EROY heading into the...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Waterhouse’s Shaqueil Bradford is coming into hot goalscoring form at the right time in his team’s quest for a third Jamaica Premier League title. Bradford’s 80th-minute strike, his fifth in four games, propelled Waterhouse to a 1-0 win over Mount...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Barbados are set to replace South Africa in the Sunshine Girls’ Tri-nation international series, which is scheduled to take place at the National Indoor Sports Centre next month. The series will be held from October 10-22. The Sunday Gleaner has...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Cavalier seem to be developing the habit of leaving it late to win Jamaica Premier League (JPL) games. Two weeks after Kyle Ming’s 84th-minute winner sent them into the semi-finals, it was second-half substitute Collin Anderson that produced...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Social Development Commission (SDC) National Community Twenty20 cricket competition has been suspended indefinitely in light of the Government of Jamaica’s new COVID-19 curfew restrictions. On Wednesday, September 15, Prime Minister Andrew...

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