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Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The long and arduous search for the answer to the perennial question as to why so many outstanding young Jamaican footballers, seen over so many years in the ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup and DaCosta Cup competitions, have fallen by the wayside is finally...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's national senior men's team will travel to Turkey to face World Cup-bound South Korea with a 20-member squad made up of players based locally and in the United States.A total of 14 players from the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) have been...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP):Harry Kane scored his English Premier League (EPL)-leading 21st goal of the season in a frustrating 1-1 draw for Tottenham at Southampton yesterday.Kane has scored 99 EPL goals overall.Southampton went ahead at St Mary's...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Duhaney Park Red Sharks player-coach Roy Calvert said that although the team is still the only unbeaten one left in the Rugby League Around The Grounds National Division 2 Championship, its aim is on improving with each game.The Red Sharks defeated...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

It was records galore at Saturday's ninth staging of the Central Hurdles and Relays Meet at G.C. Foster College as some of the country's top senior and high-school athletes entertained the fair-sized crowd with excellent performances on and off the...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sigma Corporate Run participants are being encouraged to take advantage of the early registration period for the 2017 Run, which will end Tuesday.Early registration gives individual participants a reduced entry fee of $1,200 to secure a spot in the...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Gleaner Iconic Award winner for 2017, Veronica Campbell-Brown, said that although everything did not go as planned for her last year, she still considers herself blessed for all she has achieved.The veteran sprinter claimed the award at Friday night...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier coach Rudolph Speid said his team is still too inconsistent to be considered the team to beat from here on in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), after his young and exciting Cavalier aggregation dismantled an experienced and proven 10-...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Cricket, it is said, mostly by those who love it, is the sport of life, the sport that teaches some important values and principles of life.Cricket is also the sport that encourages one to play according to the rules of the game, which frowns on...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick to inspire runaway leaders Manchester City to a 3-1 home victory over Newcastle in the Premier League yesterday.The Argentina striker put City in front in the 34th minute before adding a second goal from...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):Jamaican forward Leon Bailey scored one goal and was involved in two more as Bayer Leverkusen went second in the German Bundesliga with a 4-1 win at Hoffenheim yesterday.Bailey broke the deadlock before the break with his back to goal...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Having disposed of bottom-of-the-table Boys' Town last week, coach Rudolph Speid's Cavalier will be taking aim at the top when they host leaders Portmore United at Stadium East.Portmore United, last year's beaten finalists, lead the league on 47...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

IAAF World Championships silver medallist Christian Coleman stunned the athletics world on Friday when he sped to a 6.37 world record over 60 metres at the Clemson Invitational in South Carolina.If ratified, his performance would take 0.02 off the...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation's Sportsman of the Year, world 110 metres hurdles champion Omar McLeod, says he is motivated to go faster and achieve a lot more in his career.McLeod and swimmer Alia Atkinson were named the country's top sports...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CHAMPION apprentice Anthony Thomas yesterday booted home a four-timer to join Panamanian Dick Cardenas atop the jockeys' standings on nine winners.Among Thomas's winners was 2-5 favourite MARVELLOUS MARVA aboard whom he produced a well-timed ride to...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC):Alick Athanaze lashed an unbeaten hundred, and off-spinner Bhaskar Yadram claimed a five-wicket haul as West Indies Under-19s overcame a slight hiccup to easily dispose of Kenya Under-19s by 222 runs and notch their first...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

After 15-year-old Carrie Russell surprised her competitors and won a bronze medal in the 100 metres at the World Junior championships in Beijing, China, in 2006, her father, Hesant, told her that he wanted her to become a great athlete.By great, he...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation wishes to advise that in its SportsWorld Magazine, which it shared with attendees at Friday evening's ceremony, it mistakenly used the photograph of former Campion College athlete Jordan Scott when it paid tribute to...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Chadwick Walton stroked his 20th first-class half-century to steady Jamaica Scorpions, but opener Shayne Moseley gathered his second of the match as Barbados Pride tightened their grip on their final-round encounter in the Regional Four-Day...

Published:Saturday | January 20, 2018 | 12:11 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados(, (CMC)Barbados Pride pace quartet of Chemar Holder, Keon Harding, Justin Greaves and Dominic Drakes brought to life a pedestrian day with hostile bowling in the final hour to put Jamaica Scorpions on the back-foot in the...

Published:Saturday | January 20, 2018 | 12:10 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Jose Mourinho appeared to be in the dark about the progress of Manchester United's attempt to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez in a potential swap for Henrikh Mkhitaryan.Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola seemed to...

Published:Saturday | January 20, 2018 | 12:10 AM

SAO PAULO (AP):Pele has cancelled a trip to England, where the 77-year-old Brazilian was to receive an award from the country's Football Writers Association.Pele's spokesman said yesterday that the cancellation was due to fatigue."He didn't travel...

Published:Saturday | January 20, 2018 | 12:10 AMChange the rules!

It is like deja vu. In the last under 19 World Cup, that "Mankad" incident with Keemo Paul and the Zimbabwean batsman Richard Ngarava took the gloss off the West Indies' eventual win.We heard the arguments from the purists then. "It was...

Published:Saturday | January 20, 2018 | 12:09 AM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP):The International Olympic Committee said yesterday that it has created a pool of 389 Russians who are eligible to compete under a neutral flag at next month's Winter Olympics amid the country's doping scandal.An IOC panel...

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