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Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs leg spinner Samuel Badree said that they are aiming for a winning start when they face defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders in their opening match in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) competition at the Queen's Park Oval in...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College's (KC) Manning Cup team received a major boost ahead of next month's start of the schoolboy football season, as nutrition company Qualcare presented the school with their newest shake drink, Intrust.Daniel Wright, dietitian for...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs manager Andrew Richardson, says that the team is ready and raring to go ahead of their opening match against defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders in this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The match will be played in Port...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of Melbourne Cricket Club Mark Neita has expressed delight after Foska Oats' renewed sponsorship of $1 million to the club's youth academy."We could not do cricket without Foska Oats and their contribution," said Neita."They have invested...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cricket Umpires Association, Patrick Malcolm said the appointment of Patrick Gustard and Denavon Hayles to the cadre of umpires and match referees for this year's Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) competition is a major...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Richardson, team manager of the Jamaica Tallawahs, said the team is in high spirits and looking forward to the start of the Caribbean Premier League competition, which begins on August 8.Richardson told The Gleaner that they have assembled a...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Tallawahs opening batsman Johnson Charles has set his sights on scoring over 600 runs in this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL), which begins on August 8.Charles, 29, had a poor tournament last year for the St Lucia Stars, where he...

Published:Friday | August 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Head coach of Jamaica Tallawahs, Mark O'Donnell, strongly believes that the franchise can win this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 competition which bowls off on August 8.Two-time champions Tallawahs who last won the competition in 2016...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) Alexander Williams, said the organisation has formed an amalgamation with anti-doping entities from a number of overseas countries that will see these agencies conducting out of competition drug...

Published:Monday | July 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Humble Lion head coach Merron Gordon said the return of striker Francois Swaby is a major boost for his team ahead the upcoming Red Stripe Premier League season.The 29-year-old Swaby spent last season on loan with El Salvador league club Luis ¡ngel...

Published:Monday | July 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Kickers Football Academy Jevaun Hutchinson said he was delighted with the turnout at this year's staging of their football summer camp.Over 50 campers between ages four and 20 participated in the three-day camp, which was scheduled...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

In an effort to closer align itself to international standards, The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission will conduct all anti-doping cases behind closed doors, according to chairman Alexander Williams.Speaking at the association's Decennial Gala on...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Lesgar 'Speedy' Murdock turned in a scintillating performance to remain on course to capture the Open Division at the Pan American Handgun Championship at the Jamaica Rifle Association on Mountain View Avenue yesterday.Murdock, who is one...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former Trinidad and Tobago and Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke said there is a major decline in football in the Caribbean and believes the governing bodies must move swiftly to address this matter.The 46-year-old Yorke, who led Trinidad and...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

A number of the region's high schools netball coaches have described this year's inaugural staging of the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Champion of Champions High Schools Netball Tournament a major success.The one-week...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:21 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

A pulsating encounter is expected today when national all-island champions Excelsior High School and Holmwood Technical meet in the final of the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Champion of Champions High Schools Netball Tournament...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Alastair Stewart, secretary of the Jamaica Rifle Association (JFA), said that the organisation is working assiduously to ensure a smooth start to this year's staging of the Pan American Handgun Championships.The tournament's pre-match shooting...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Dr Paula Daley-Morris says that her association is delighted after signing a partnership with the New Zealand High Commission to bring South Africa-born New Zealand netballer Irene Van Dyk to the island, as part of...

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:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Excelsior High School head coach Christopher Smart said his team is growing in confidence after they registered their second straight victory in the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Champion of Champions High Schools Netball...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Holmwood Technical and Excelsior High School will be seeking their second consecutive victories in the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Champion of Champions High Schools Netball Tournament at the Leila Robinson Courts today.The...

Published:Friday | July 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Marva Bernard, chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of this year's inaugural staging of the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Champion of Champions High Schools Netball Tournament, says all is in place for this weekend's...

Published:Tuesday | July 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Following months of intense preparation, head coach and president of Cavalier SC, Rudolph Speid, said his players are ready to compete in this year's staging of the Gothia Cup, a preseason youth tournament scheduled for July 15-21 in Gothenburg,...

Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Junior golfer Jack Stein turned in a scintillating display on yesterday's second day of the three-day Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships (CAJGC) at the Caymanas Club to keep the hosts in contention for the overall title.The 17-year-old...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Jamaica's National Junior Squash team Bruce Burrowes says that he is very confident that they can win this year's JN General Insurance (JNGI) Caribbean Area Squash Association's Junior Championships, which will be held at the Liguanea Club...

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