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Published:Monday | March 30, 2020 | 12:30 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

In 2012, striker Sean McFarlane was invited to Jamaica for a trial organised by national senior men’s football team head coach Theodore Whitmore at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex in Tivoli Gardens. The Florida-based McFarlane was, however, asked...

Published:Wednesday | March 25, 2020 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Disappointed but in agreement. That’s the position of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) regarding the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics. The Association’s president, Martin Lyn, told The Gleaner yesterday that the well-being of the...

Published:Wednesday | March 18, 2020 | 12:28 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions batsman Jermaine Blackwood says he is looking to reclaim a place in the West Indies Test squad following his impressive 2020 season with the bat in the West Indies four-day Championship. Blackwood currently tops the batting after...

Published:Tuesday | March 17, 2020 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

“Right now I am angry, but I pray I will find forgiveness soon.” Those were the words of Jamaican race car driver Natasha Chang, following the news of the tragic death of her father, Roger Chang. The businessman was found on Sunday afternoon with...

Published:Monday | March 16, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions, as was expected, wrapped up an easy innings and 118-run win over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes to finish tied for third in the curtailed 2020 West Indies Championship. With the final two rounds suspended due to the...

Published:Friday | March 13, 2020 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions bowlers will be kicking themselves this evening after squandering a glorious opportunity to seize total control of their West Indies Championship match against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes following Day One action in Antigua...

Published:Friday | March 13, 2020 | 12:32 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

All local cricket activities, including those involving clubs and schools, have been postponed until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) and the Inter-Secondary Schools Association. The...

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

The cancellation of this year’s ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships is set to cause a huge economic fallout, with over $150 million in direct losses and hundreds of millions more in unfulfilled incidental earnings expected....

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:06 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions have drafted in right-handed middle-order batsman André McCarthy into their squad for today’s eight-round West Indies Championship clash against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes at North Sound in Antigua. McCarthy has not...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Rocco Lopez was in scintillating form despite challenging final day conditions to come out on top at the three-day Jamaica Golf Association National Junior Trials which was held at the Caymanas Golf Course. Competing in the 15 and under age group...

Published:Tuesday | March 10, 2020 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A Jamaican 400m stalwart on the track, a resilient cancer survivor off it, Novlene Williams-Mills is counting her blessings, as she gets ready for her latest challenge – a set of twins. Williams-Mills announced her pregnancy on social media...

Published:Monday | March 9, 2020 | 12:30 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions suffered their third loss of the West Indies Championships after going down by two wickets to the Windward Islands Volcanoes following an enterprising final day’s play at the Grenada National Stadium yesterday. The Volcanoes...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Left-handed batsman Paul Palmer Jr scored the second century of the innings for the Jamaica Scorpions against the Windward Islands Volcanoes on day two of their four-day West Indies Championship match at the Grenada National Stadium. Palmer Jr...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former West Indies opening batsman Philo Wallace says the West Indies can do without the services of Chris Gayle after seeing the regional side coast to victory in their series against Sri Lanka yesterday. The opening batsman Gayle has not played a...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2020 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A batting duel is expected to unfold at the Grenada National Stadium when the Windward Islands Volcanoes host the Jamaica Scorpions in their return West Indies Championship four-day fixture, which bowls off today. The teams had played to a draw in...

Published:Saturday | February 29, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Half-centuries from Vishaul Singh and Chanderpaul Hemraj allowed the Guyana Jaguars to maintain their advantage over the Jamaica Scorpions after play on day two of their four-day West Indies Championship encounter at the Trelawny Multipurpose...

Published:Friday | February 28, 2020 | 12:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul bagged seven wickets yesterday for the Guyana Jaguars to extract the sting out of the Jamaica Scorpions on the opening day of their sixth-round West Indies Championship match at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium...

Published:Thursday | February 27, 2020 | 12:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions go into today’s sixth-round clash against the Guyana Jaguars confident, however, the home side will not be taking the five-time defending champions lightly when the sides meet at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium. Boosted by...

Published:Wednesday | February 19, 2020 | 12:36 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions head coach Andre Coley says his team is right on track in achieving their tournament goals, this after the side wrapped up an exciting five-wicket win over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the fifth round of the West Indies...

Published:Monday | February 17, 2020 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A magnificent unbeaten knock of 66 from Nkrumah Bonner carried the Jamaica Scorpions to an enthralling five-wicket win over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes on the final day of their rain-affected Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League...

Published:Friday | February 14, 2020 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Left-arm slow bowler Patrick Harty Jr bagged a career-best four wickets for 41 runs for the Jamaica Scorpions, who hold a slight edge over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes after day one of their fifth-round Professional Cricket League Regional Four-...

Published:Thursday | February 13, 2020 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican leg-spinner Damion Jacobs, who plays for the Leeward Islands Hurricanes, is relishing the opportunity to face his home franchise the Jamaica Scorpions when the teams meet in today’s fifth-round Cricket West Indies (CWI) Professional...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions off-spinner Pete Salmon is over the moon following his debut performance against the Guyana Jaguars in their Regional Four-Day encounter on the weekend. Salmon put in a masterful performance in the second innings to claim a career...

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions recorded their first win of the 2020 Regional Four-Day Championship following an enthralling seven-run victory over hosts Guyana Jaguars in their fourth-round clash at the National Stadium in Providence. The Jaguars had...

Published:Saturday | February 8, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It was like déjà vu for the Jamaica Scorpion batsmen, as once again the top order flattered to deceive following play on day two of their Regional Four Day match against hosts Guyana Jaguars at Providence. When stumps were drawn, the Scorpions,...

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