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Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:16 AMAkino Ming

A rematch between Commonwealth Games women's 200 metres gold medallist Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas and silver medal winner, Jamaica's Shericka Jackson, will be one of the highlights of the third staging of the Racers Grand Prix which is...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:16 AM

For the last two weeks, sports fans have watched with concern as the ongoing saga between Marlon Samuels and a popular TV host plays out on social media and in local entertainment circles. Marlon's sensationalist behaviour aside, I believe there are...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica will be well represented at JamWest Motorsports and Adventure Park, Negril, on the weekend of May 12-13 after organisers of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) and Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) met on the grid to iron out...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National women's senior team assistant coach, Andrew Price, says his local-based squad will not be taking Barbados lightly when both countries clash in the Caribbean Football Union's (CFU) inaugural Women's Challenge series, today at the UWI/JFF/...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A preliminary junior team has been named by the Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) to represent the island at the 2018 Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships (CAJGC).The championship will take place from July 3-6 at the Caymanas Golf Club. The team...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

"I told you that he would lose," said a happy Waseem El-Sinawi on Wednesday night after he had scored a dramatic second-round technical knockout victory over Jamaica's Ramel Lewis, in the third week of the Wray...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Portmore United Football Club, Shavar Thomas, says he is under no pressure to deliver the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) title in only his first season at the club.After Portmore were defeated in the two previous finals, to Montego Bay...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 10:33 PMKavarly Arnold

Western Bureau   Clive Ledgister, coach of  St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS), has dedicated his team's 23rd Spalding Cup win to the late Paul Palmer Sr, father of his young allrounder Nigel Palmer.     The Headley...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When Pat Anderson became Jamaica Athle-tics Administrative Association (JAAA) president, Jamaica's track and field needed a steady hand at the wheel. Sitting president Adrian Wallace had stepped down after the 2000 Olympics and Anderson answered the...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

Playing against Cavalier on Sunday, a strong attacking team, which had not conceded a single goal in their last five games, Portmore United had a blockade to get through if they wanted to make their third consecutive Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

THE tees and greens of Sandals Golf and Country Club will be overrun by children, 52 to be exact, contesting the second match of the Jamaica Junior Cup, amid a sizzling jerk festival and mini health fair at the Upton, St Ann, course on Saturday, May...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Sports Olivia Grange said this year's staging of the INSPORTS All-Age and Junior High Athletics Championships will be the last.Grange, who made the announcement during yesterday's launch, which was held at the hospitality room at the...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

HEAD coach of Jamaica's track and field team at the recent Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, Maurice Wilson, is hailing the success of the athletes following their record-breaking performance.Jamaica won an all-time best 25 medals (7 gold...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Sports Minister Olivia Grange has said that Jamaica's performance at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, demonstrates that the country is expanding its reach in athletics.Grange, who was at the Norman Manley...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Standout Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson, while expressing disappointment with the local support for swimming, is looking to continue encouraging diversity in the sport after her global impact was brought to the fore at the recently concluded...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

The 2018 edition of the ISSA Spalding Cup has been dominated by spin bowling over the first two days of action at the St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) Sports Complex, this after off-spinner Jeavor Royal's six wickets for 50 runs helped to...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:14 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dwyane Wade snuffed out one 76ers' rally by popping a 16-foot fadeaway with the shot clock ticking down. Wade made a halfhearted attempt at reaching his hand out toward a fallen defender before he scooted on his way.Wade was up,...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua, (CMC):West Indies will be at full strength for next month's hurricane relief Twenty20 International against the Rest of the World XI in London. Captain Carlos Brathwaite, along with the likes of superstar Chris Gayle, Andre...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In an effort to bring more of an international flavour to the prestigious Diamond Mile, the richest race on the local calendar, and to make the race more competitive than it has been in the past, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MUMBAI, India (CMC):West Indies opener Evin Lewis stroked his maiden half-century of the Indian Premier League as Mumbai Indians brushed aside Royal Challengers Bangalore by 46 runs here yesterday, to register their first win of the tournament.Sent...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, unlike that in 2014, took place outside of the usual short sprint-friendly season, which runs from July to early September, and those Jamaican track stars who turned up should be commended.One of those who...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

Another veteran, Carlos Barrett, was deservedly named Man of the Match on Monday night as Waterhouse FC booked their spot in the 2017/2018 Red Stripe Premier League final by dethroning defending champions Arnett Gardens 3-1 on aggregate (2-1 on the...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Ramel 'Sub Zero' Lewis, one of the most unpredictable boxers on Jamaica's team, with a 7-8 record, will try to give them their third straight victory in the Wray and Nephew Contender series tonight, when he clashes with Canada's Waseem El Sinawi...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Barbados and Cuba will kick off the inaugural Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge Series Group B action today at the UWI/JFF/Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence, starting at 3:30 p.m.The visitors will play alongside hosts Jamaica in a...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/ Gleaner Writer

Sunshine Girls coach, Sasher-Gaye Henry, is a bit disappointed that the national netball team failed to reach the final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia but is happy for the third place finish.Jamaica defeated New Zealand 60-55 in the...

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