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Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As the country continues to fight with the deadly coronavirus disease, sports in Jamaica has been at a virtual standstill, with only horse racing and golf getting the green light to go ahead under strict protocols to host events. With the community...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As the region continues to grapple with the effects brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the Caribbean’s cricket authorities have had to find innovative ways to keep the sport going. As such, the region’s limited overs competition, the Super50,...

Published:Sunday | October 4, 2020 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former national assistant coach Miguel Coley says the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) must act quickly in building good relationships with clubs as the Reggae Boyz face a hectic 2021 football season. The Reggae Boyz will have a stacked schedule...

Published:Sunday | September 27, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Barbadian Deandra Dottin continued her good form with the bat, and also for the first time contributed with the ball. However, her efforts weren’t good enough to prevent the West Indies from going down by 20 runs to England in the third T20...

Published:Sunday | September 20, 2020 | 6:39 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

West Indies Women’s captain Stafanie Taylor says her team along with the England players will be taking the knee before all the games in the upcoming T20 series in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Taylor announced the news via a Zoom...

Published:Sunday | September 6, 2020 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs will face the Trinbago Knight Riders in the semi-finals of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on Tuesday, following their seven-wicket loss to the Barbados Tridents yesterday. The defeat means the Tallawahs on seven points...

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 1:14 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A fine momentum-building innings from New Zealander Glenn Phillips and some resolute bowling helped the Jamaica Tallawahs to bounce back to winning ways, as they defeated the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in their Caribbean Premier League encounter...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

If you are a Tallawahs fan, you might not want to read much further, as the Jamaican franchise put in yet another hapless display with the bat to lose by 14 runs to the Guyana Amazon Warriors, in a low-scoring Caribbean Premier League encounter at...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:35 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica and West Indies batsman John Campbell has taken some time to reflect on what was a torrid tour of England recently with the regional side. The left-hander had a tour he would want to forget with the bat, as the opener made only 84 runs in...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

William Knibbs’ hot streak continues on the local golfing circuit as the recently crowned National Amateur Champion has seized the early lead on day one of the two-day Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) Emancipendence Classic at the Caymanas Golf Club...

Published:Sunday | July 26, 2020 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

He is the dazzling batting all-rounder that has lit up franchise Twenty20 and international cricket for the West Indies in recent years. Fabian Allen’s meteoric rise in the shorter format of the game has many adoring fans wanting more from the...

Published:Sunday | July 19, 2020 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Sebert Walker Jr stepped up his game on the second day of the National Amateur Golf Championship, as his even-par round pushed him to the top of the leaderboard in the 0-6 handicap category at the Half Moon Golf Course yesterday. Walker Jr, who was...

Published:Sunday | July 5, 2020 | 12:26 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Cricket West Indies (CWI) is set to nominate outgoing English and Wales Cricket Board chief Colin Graves over former CWI President Dave Cameron for the International Cricket Council (ICC) chairmanship. The Sunday Gleaner understands that CWI...

Published:Sunday | July 5, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Brandon Burke is creating waves on the women’s professional tennis circuit, as the former player has been elected as the World Tennis Association (WTA) player representative on the association’s board. Burke, whose appointment will take...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:27 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Dave Cameron is a man on a mission, and that mission, according to him, is to effect change at the highest level of cricket through the chairmanship of the governing body. The United States Cricket Hall of...

Published:Sunday | May 31, 2020 | 12:19 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

COVID-19 HAS surely left an indelible mark on sport and in particular West Indies cricket with the regional governing body having to make drastic changes to counter the negative financial impact of the ongoing pandemic. Cricket West Indies (CWI)...

Published:Sunday | May 24, 2020 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

IAN PARSARD is just as keen as all the other trainers at Caymanas Park for the racing season to resume as he has his sights firmly set on the Classic races which will be run later than usual this year following the indefinite closure of the...

Published:Sunday | May 3, 2020 | 12:22 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

He is one of the most recognisable figures in world cricket at present. Fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell and his iconic wicket-taking salute have taken their place in cricket culture and he has brought along his fair share of adoring young and old fans...

Published:Sunday | April 26, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

IT HAS been over a month since a racehorse crossed the finish line at Caymanas Park following the cancellation of racing on March 21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the parish of St Catherine on lockdown due to the increasing numbers of...

Published:Sunday | April 19, 2020 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The owners of the Jamaica Tallawahs Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise have initiated a radical reorganisation of the team ahead of the 2020 edition of the T20 tournament which is slated for August and September of this year. The Sunday...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the Jamaican economy very hard, and two areas – agriculture and tourism – have been among the sectors that have absorbed a lot of body blows. Several hotels were closed after tourist arrivals from North America hit...

Published:Sunday | April 5, 2020 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

One of Jamaica’s finest ever golfers, Seymour Rose, has died. Rose, who won the Jamaica Open three times, passed away peacefully at his home in Cardiff Hall, Runaway Bay, St Ann, on Thursday after ailing for some years. He was 80 years old. The...

Published:Sunday | March 29, 2020 | 12:35 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As the sporting world continues to be idle due to the coronavirus pandemic, athletes, in particular cricketers, are being urged to maintain their fitness levels if competition resumes sooner than expected. Physical trainer for the Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | March 15, 2020 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Middle-order batsman Jermaine Blackwood hit the seventh highest individual score by a regional batsman, as his double century saw the Jamaica Scorpions zoning in on a win against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes, following day three action in Antigua...

Published:Sunday | March 8, 2020 | 12:44 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A despicable display of batting from the Jamaica Scorpions and resolute disciplined bowling from the Windward Islands Volcanoes has left the seventh-round clash between the sides wide open, following day three action in their West Indies...

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