Wed | Nov 25, 2020

Stories by Lennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2020 | 12:31 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Two years ago, Nkrumah Bonner could not even make the Jamaica senior men’s cricket team. Fast-forward to the present, and the right-handed batsman is among the 25 players that will be travelling to England for the West Indies’ three-Test tour...

Published:Wednesday | June 3, 2020 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Opener John Campbell, middle-order batsmen Jermaine Blackwood and Nkrumah Bonner are the only Jamaicans named in the West Indies’ original 15-man squad for the three-Test tour of England, which will bowl off on July 8. The Gleaner has learnt that...

Published:Saturday | May 30, 2020 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica and West Indies Women all-rounder Shanel Daley says the national women’s cricket team has lost a “father figure” following the passing of coach Cleon Smith, who died on Thursday. The 60-year-old Smith passed away at the Kingston Public...

Published:Friday | May 22, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former national senior men’s football team coach Bradley Stewart has backed Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore after comments made by Jamaica forward Leon Bailey regarding team selection. Bailey criticised national head coach Whitmore’s frequent squad...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2020 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE BOYZ defender Damion Lowe says the options are plenty for him following his amicable agreement to leave Norwegian club IK Start. The 27-year-old Lowe, who joined the club back in 2017 from United Soccer League side Tampa Bay Rowdies in the...

Published:Monday | May 18, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Many would have known Gleaner Company Media Limited former chairman and managing director Oliver Clarke as the consummate business professional, however, the media titan was also a lover of tennis and an avid supporter of the sport. Tennis Jamaica...

Published:Saturday | May 16, 2020 | 12:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

CHRIS GAYLE will face no disciplinary action for his YouTube rant on April 27 as the PJ Patterson-chaired Caribbean Premier League Tournament Committee has accepted a statement that Gayle has issued regarding the matter. On May 6, the CPL...

Published:Friday | May 15, 2020 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

All-rounder Rovman Powell, who is expected to captain the Jamaica Tallawahs franchise in the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season, says his team will be doing all it can to win over the Jamaican fans after a bad 2019 campaign. Powell was...

Published:Wednesday | May 13, 2020 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA AND West Indies opener John Campbell has been named along with compatriot middle-order batsmen Jermaine Blackwood and Nkrumah Bonner in a 30-man provisional West Indies squad for the impending tour of England which is tentatively set for...

Published:Saturday | May 9, 2020 | 12:15 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former national footballer Arthur Lattimore passed away after a long battle with throat cancer. Lattimore, who represented Jamaica’s football team through­out the 1970s, died at his home in Florida, leaving behind five children, grandchildren, and...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2020 | 8:37 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs have wasted little time in finding a replacement for the ‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle, as they have snapped up the captain of the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Carlos Brathwaite. The Gleaner has been reliably informed that...

Published:Friday | May 1, 2020 | 12:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs assistant coach Ramnaresh Sarwan says he is shocked by criticism of him by former Windies teammate Chris Gayle. Gayle accused Sarwan of instigating his departure from the Jamaica Tallawahs and destabilising the franchise in a...

Published:Thursday | April 30, 2020 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE JAMAICA Tallawahs Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise, owned by the Chris Persaud-led Worldwide Sports Management Group, has hit back at claims made by former captain Chris Gayle regarding his departure from the team. On Monday, Gayle...

Published:Tuesday | April 28, 2020 | 12:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Gayle was in a militant mood on social media recently as he has finally given his side of the story regarding his exit from the Jamaica Tallawahs Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise. In a three-part YouTube video confessional, the ‘Universe...

Published:Tuesday | April 28, 2020 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Veteran Windies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says Jamaican teammate Andre Russell is the toughest batsman he has ever faced in his 17-year cricket career. Bravo and Russell have had numerous battles, representing various franchises from Trinbago Knight...

Published:Wednesday | April 22, 2020 | 12:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It’s been just over a month since Jamaican cricketer Damion Jacobs left the island of St Kitts after wrapping up his participation for the Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the West Indies Championships. Jacobs was one of many Jamaicans who were trying...

Published:Tuesday | April 21, 2020 | 12:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

HARD-HITTING LEFT-HANDED batsman Chris Gayle is almost certain to suit up for a different team if the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) gets the green light to go ahead with the tournament, which is slated to run from August 19 to September 26. The...

Published:Friday | April 17, 2020 | 12:19 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It has been over a month since the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Four-Day Championship was halted at the eighth round because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, The Gleaner has been reliably informed that none of the contracted players from...

Published:Wednesday | April 15, 2020 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

President of the Grooms Association of Jamaica Fabian Whyte says a redundancy exercise involving grooms which is currently taking place at Caymanas Park will add to the already devastating woes being experienced from the coronavirus pandemic. In a...

Published:Saturday | April 11, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Renowned Bundesliga commentator Dan O’Hagan believes Jamaica’s Leon Bailey would be the right fit for English Premier League side Chelsea, as the rumours continue to swirl over the star winger’s move to the United Kingdom this summer. O’Hagan, who...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2020 | 12:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

As Europe grapples with mass deaths and Asian nations like Japan face a second wave of the novel coronavirus, Vietnam’s military strategy has been credited with successfully battling COVID-19. Jamaican media professional Gabrielle Nain has been...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Legendary Windies fast bowler, now commentator, Michael Holding, says he doesn’t see himself going past next year as a pundit. Holding, who was speaking on the Mason and Guest radio talk show in Barbados, says he may hang up the microphone after...

Published:Tuesday | April 7, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

He was one of Jamaica’s brightest, young golfing talents who was destined to go on to big things. In 2014, Wesley Brown made it on to the International Golf Ranking list at 1,548, but for now, his dream of playing on the PGA tour is temporarily on...

Published:Saturday | April 4, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Windies wicketkeeper batsman Chadwick Walton was overjoyed to see his young son, after spending 14 days in self-quarantine after returning home from a one-month stint in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The 34-year-old Walton, who is in full health...

Published:Wednesday | April 1, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican Olympian Davian Clarke says the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics until July 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic could be a blessing in disguise for some athletes. However, he warned that to succeed, athletes will have to be focused...

Pages

Subscribe to Lennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer