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Published:Monday | March 8, 2021 | 12:16 AM

MILAN (AP): AC Milan boosted their title hopes by winning 2-0 at Hellas Verona in Serie A yesterday despite missing a number of key players through injury. Rade Krunić and Diogo Dalot scored for Milan, which moved to within three points of league...

Published:Monday | March 8, 2021 | 12:14 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

ROY ROGERS showed his battling qualities by turning back pesky HARRY'S TRAIN, before holding off the rabbit's stablemate, COCO CHANEL, and a late surge from BIGBANG, to steal yesterday's 'Lindy' Delapenha Memorial by a half-length in a driving...

Published:Monday | March 8, 2021 | 12:13 AM

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Published:Monday | March 8, 2021 | 12:12 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Believe it or not, there was a time, fairly deep into Jamaica’s Olympic history, when our women hadn’t yet reached the podium. The near misses ended in 1980 thanks to Merlene Ottey, and since then, our female Olympians have been even more...

Published:Monday | March 8, 2021 | 12:12 AMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sport Editor

Although the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has offered new contracts to members of its senior men’s team, there is still an impasse as players have refused to put pen to paper. They are understood to not only be uncomfortable with the terms on...

Published:Monday | March 8, 2021 | 12:12 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced local volleyball off court and the sport won’t be back until June. However, according to Jackie Cowan, president of the Jamaica Volleyball Association (JaVA), the body has been using the ‘down time’ to focus on...

Published:Monday | March 8, 2021 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Gender parity within sports is ever-increasing, with several women being more and more involved at varying levels, both locally and internationally. Cricket has been a gentleman’s game for centuries; however, more and more females are carving out a...

Published:Monday | March 8, 2021 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

A number of Jamaicans will be involved in this weekend’s NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track and Field Championships to be held over three days, starting on Thursday at the Randal Tyson Track Centre, in Fayetteville, Arkansas. One of the Jamaicans who...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 9:13 PM

West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by three wickets in the decisive third Twenty20 International at Coolidge Cricket Ground on Sunday. Sri Lanka managed 131 for four off 20 overs with Dinesh Chandimal topscoring with 54 not out and Ashen Bandara...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 12:23 AMRaymond Graham - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Despite the presence of ISSA/GraceKennedy Girls champions Edwin Allen High School, it was the Rusea’s High School duo of Lavanya Williams and Aalliyah Francis, who stole the spotlight at yesterday’s Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 12:22 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

DUKE, running in the colours of Trevor James’ Success Farms, closed from off the pace to nab 7-5 favourite PATRIARCH, stealing home in the SVREL 4th Anniversary Trophy feature event at five and a half furlongs. Acquired by private treaty from...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 12:19 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Coolidge Cricket Ground is set to come alight this afternoon when the West Indies and Sri Lanka square off in the series decider in the third and final T20 International in Antigua starting at 5 p.m. Jamaica time. The visitors on Friday came...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 12:17 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

As Jamaica continues its overseas recruitment of players ahead of the upcoming World Cup qualifiers, analyst Michael Hall and Harbour View head coach Ludlow Bernard have offered contrasting views on the pursuit of English-born players for the...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 12:17 AM

BATON ROUGE, La (AP): Voters thought they’d settled Louisiana’s congressional seats last fall, but only a few months later, they’re being asked to return to the polls for a sort of do-over. A weeklong early voting period opened on Saturday in the...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 12:14 AM

HORSE racing remains the envy of other major sports, locally, after being given the green light last June, returning from a three-month break forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, the resumption logistics of which continue to sideline almost every other...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 12:10 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP): Just days after their last elected president spent a night in jail, members of Football Club Barcelona will vote for a new one to steer the club out of its most tumultuous period in recent memory. More than 110,000 members...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 12:09 AM

BURNLEY, England (AP): Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka gifted a bizarre equaliser to Burnley in a 1-1 draw in the Premier League yesterday that further damaged his team’s chances of reaching the European qualification positions. Xhaka received a...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) reportedly set to acquire the services of several English-based footballers ahead of this year’s Gold Cup tournament and World Cup Qualifiers, national senior striker Javon East said he is confident that...

Published:Saturday | March 6, 2021 | 12:20 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

DOWN in class after his battling third behind CRIMSON and SUPERLUMINAL at a mile two Saturdays ago, ROY ROGERS gets an ideal draw and weight allowance to run rivals off their legs in tomorrow’s ‘Lindy’ Delapenha Memorial. Sitting plumb at post-...

Published:Saturday | March 6, 2021 | 12:16 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Humble Lion Head Coach Andrew Price and former national assistant Bradley Stewart have welcomed the appointments of former Reggae Boyz Darren Moore and Jobi McAnuff to head coaching positions in England as a positive move to increase the complement...

Published:Saturday | March 6, 2021 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

After a return to competitive action a week ago, high-school athletes will today step up their preparation for this year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships, as the second in the series of three Jamaica Athletics...

Published:Saturday | March 6, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Despite his team’s impressive showing at last weekend’s Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association Qualifying meets, Hydel High School’s head coach Corey Bennett says his team is still a long way off from their best. The Hydel girls stamped...

Published:Saturday | March 6, 2021 | 12:08 AM

TOKYO (AP): The new president of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee has begun holding weekly news conferences hoping to win over a doubting Japanese public with the postponed Games opening in just under five months. Seiko Hashimoto is trying to...

Published:Friday | March 5, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies T20 captain Kieron Pollard says his team will need to play more smart, situational cricket, if they are to get the better of the Sri Lankans and claim a two-nil series win when the teams meet for the second time today in Antigua...

Published:Friday | March 5, 2021 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) Chairman Alexander Williams says that they will adjust their approach to any potential adverse findings resulting from athletes who are administered the COVID-19 vaccine. With four months to go before the...

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