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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 | 12:24 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...

Published:Sunday | February 16, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

It was a day when the Jamaica Scorpions put together their biggest first-innings total of the season, as the home side put a stranglehold on the visiting Leeward Islands Hurricanes after day three of their West Indies Championship match at the...

Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A career-best seven-wicket haul from rookie off-spinner Pete Salmon has put the Jamaica Scorpions in a good position to pull off an unlikely win against the Guyana Jaguars heading into the final day of their Regional Four Day clash at Providence....

Published:Sunday | February 2, 2020 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

It was one of the most pathetic displays of football by any Jamaican age-group team as the Reggae Girlz put in a hapless display in Texas to go down by 9-0 to a professional and clinical Canada team in their CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifier. The...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions head coach Andre Coley says his team’s lack of patience and discipline at the crease cost them the game as they went down by 119 runs to Barbados Pride on day three of their third-round West Indies Championship match at Sabina...

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

The Jamaica Scorpions face a daunting task if they are to get a positive result from their match against the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, following day three action in their first round West Indies Regional Four Day Championship at the Brian Lara...

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

Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt has hit back at his critics for what he says is a misinterpretation of his comments concerning the hiring of overseas coaches after recent appointments to the West Indies coaching set-up. Pundits...

Published:Sunday | December 22, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

She is the crown jewel of West Indies women’s cricket. Jamaica’s Stafanie Taylor has been there and done that, and the accolades just keep flowing for the effervescent 28-year-old from St Catherine. Just this week, the right-handed batting all-...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 7:02 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As the 2019 regional cricket season comes to a close with just the Super50 Cup to be decided, there is trouble brewing among the franchise players, who are calling out Cricket West Indies (CWI) for the late payment of retainer salaries, a problem,...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:42 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions’ interim assistant coach, Nikita Miller, says the team cannot afford to slip up when they face the Leeward Island Hurricanes today in their group ‘A’ encounter at the Conaree Sports Club in Basseterre, St Kitts. The Scorpions...

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 12:40 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaica and West Indies batsman Maurice Foster chuckled when asked yesterday to talk about his long-time friend and teammate Renford ‘Pinnie’ Pinnock, who passed away on Thursday ago after a long illness. The former Jamaica wicket-keeper...

Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 6:00 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican Andrew Richardson has been appointed head coach of the Windward Islands Volcanoes franchise for the upcoming regional first-class season. The 38-year-old succeeds another Jamaican, Andre Coley, who is now the head coach of the Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | September 1, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A magnificent spell of fast swing bowling from Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah has left India in total command after Day 2 of the second Test against the West Indies at Sabina Park. The home side, replying to India’s first-innings score of 416, were 87...

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