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Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:22 AM

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia:Yona Knight-Wisdom, who scaled new frontiers to represent Jamaica in the 3km Springboard Diving at the Olympic Games, is banking on a changed strategy to garner better results.."I've been working on my new dive," said Knight...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following Jamaica's convincing 12-6 win over Switzerland in their 13th -16th place match at the 2018 Lacrosse World Championship, being held in Israel, coach Mark Wilson, says they now feel like they truly belong to the sport and don't feel out of...

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

SHECKEMA CUNNINGHAM, Jamaica's lone karate representative at the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Barranquilla, Colombia, is desperately undergoing a third conversion of fighting styles in time to make the July 25-27 competition....

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

With a record medal haul of four gold, five silver and three bronze medals at last week's IAAF World Under 20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, the Jamaica junior team has answered one of the nation's most persistent sporting questions - What will...

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

The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over. So is DeMar DeRozan's time in Toronto.An NBA summer blockbuster got pulled off yesterday, with the Spurs sending Leonard to the Raptors as part of a four-player deal that has DeRozan heading to San...

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

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore has identified a number of weak areas in the national side that he will be looking to address ahead of the CONCACAF Nations League in September.Whitmore told The Gleaner that he has been looking at a...

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

Chef de Mission of Jamaica's team to this year's Central American and Caribbean (CAC) GamesLt Col Derek Robinson says that this year's championships presents a great opportunity for a number of the country's less-prominent athletes to make a name...

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

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Cricket West Indies (CWI) has trumpeted the continued attractiveness of the region's cricket brand after signing an 18-month commercial deal with global online betting company Betway.The deal was initiated during the ongoing...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 8:04 PM

LEADING rider apprentice Anthony Thomas booted home two winners at Caymanas Park on Wednesday before going off on a staggered suspension, having appealed two of three bans imposed by the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) stewards. Having appealed two...

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

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester United has sold Netherlands defender Daley Blind back to Ajax for US$18.75 million, four years after signing him from the Dutch club.The clubs announced the move yesterday after Blind...

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

LAS VEGAS (AP):Here's a scenario: LeBron James is four assists and three rebounds shy of a triple-double after three quarters. A bettor, who is watching at home and utilising a mobile app, decides to gamble that James will get those assists and...

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

The 17th staging of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Athletics, formerly known as the World Junior Championships, concluded in Tampere, Finland, over last weekend. It was the coming out party of yet another female Jamaican sprinter who seems...

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

The Jamaica Sambo and Combat Sambo Federation (JSCSF) two-member team will hunt glory at the Pan American Championship to be held in Acapulco, Mexico from July 21-22.The team of Matthew Colquhoun and Imran Hall as well as president of the JSCSF,...

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

Local coaches Shavar Thomas, Omar Edwards, Vassell Reynolds have described the 2018 World Cup as one which was a fantastic spectacle, full of suspense and unpredictability.According to the coaches, the smaller nations came to the fore in a big way...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

Red-hot apprentice and leading rider Anthony Thomas has been given the task of trying to get renowned speedster CRUCIAL APPEAL stay the distance in this afternoon's overnight allowance at six and a half furlongs.Thomas was aboard the ageing warrior...

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

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

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Guyana comfortably disposed of Jamaica by 31 runs to remain out front in the Regional Under-17 Championship, with one round remaining.Playing at Gilbert Park on Monday, Guyana rallied to 174 for seven off their 50...

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

Wayne Lewis, a director of Netball Jamaica (NJ), says that the board is still in shock following the sudden death of its second vice-president Cora Ricketts on Sunday at the University Hospital of the West Indies."She had a heart condition and was...

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

LONDON (CMC):A disappointing batting effort from West Indies A left them with an uphill task of saving their four-day match against County side Surrey.Replying to the hosts' first innings of 366 all out, West Indies collapsed to 178 in reply, to...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMTony Becca/Contributor

Former West Indies opening batsman, Chris Gayle, and former fast bowler, Patrick Patterson, will be honoured at the Vice Chancellor's cricket match against the touring Bangladesh team at Sabina Park tomorrow.The one-day affair, a day and night match...

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

"I love Bob Marley. He's pure class, in a chill kind of way. And his music was surprising for back then. Also, there's something so sad about the fact he died at 36.He loved sport, music ... for me Jamaica reminds me of that. Sport and music go...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP):In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric welcome for the national team yesterday despite its loss to France in the FIFA World Cup final.Tens of thousands of people wearing...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):France's FIFA World Cup champions are sharing their win on the football field with hundreds of youths at the presidential Elysee Palace after getting a hero's welcome home in Paris.Following a victory lap down the packed Champs-Elysees...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The FIFA World Cup is now over. France are the champions of world football, for at least the next four years.I have seen where there are some fans who look at the appearance of the majority of the victorious French team and have declared that '...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA'S Akino Lindsay recently rewrote International Sports Karate Association United States Open history in Orlando, Florida, by completing a four-gold haul in sparring at the world's biggest martial arts tournament.The 23-year-old Drewsland, St...

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