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Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As is frequently the case in sporting and other competitive endeavours, success has its downside. At a time when Jamaica's female football should be counting its blessings at having qualified for next year's FIFA World Cup, a squabble looms as to...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, (CMC):South Africa thrashed Sri Lanka by seven wickets here late Monday night, to make a winning start to the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup.Asked to chase a modest 100 for victory at the Darren Sammy Cricket Stadium, the...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

One thing that will be common among all the coaches in today's ISSA Walker Cup final, scheduled for the Stadium East field at 4 p.m., is they have all either attended or worked at Excelsior High School.Lebert Halliman, a former student and coach at...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:Local tennis coaches, Tinesta Rowe and Joel Jones, are basking in the opportunity to take their game and the country's to the next level through an upcoming International Tennis Federation (ITF) Level Two Coaching Certification Programme,...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Thousands of Jamaicans from diverse social backgrounds gathered together at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus Sunday morning to "Run for Dreams " as the CB Group/UWI Scholarship 5K Run is tagged. This was the seventh renewal of the...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Georgia Tennis and Country Club fielded its best-created team against the unevenly talented Racquet-eers from Kingston. The match was played on Jamaica's only remaining grass tennis courts in the high-lands above Duncans, Trelawny, this last...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The second staging of the biennial Info Exchange Round Jamaica Yacht Race (RJYR) will take place on November 30.Five sailboats will be on the start line at noon. The race will commence from the Grand Port Royal Hotel, Morgan's Harbour and the boats...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

This afternoon's Abbie Grannum Memorial for two-year-old maidens, a field of 10 starters with no eye-catching entry, could be a tricky one, especially at seven furlongs.It makes no sense playing hero with a bunch of unproven maidens so approach this...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Real Madrid are done searching for a new coach.The club said yesterday it is sticking with Santiago Solari, giving him a permanent contract until June 2021.Solari was appointed as the interim coach about two weeks ago to replace the...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Veteran off-spinner Anisa Mohammed has pointed to her record 100th wicket in Twenty20 Internationals as the highlight of her outstanding career, as she prepares to play her 100th T20I when West Indies clash with South...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Reigning champions West Indies will be keeping anxious watch on the skies as they bid to return to the top of Group A, when they face South Africa in a highly anticipated clash of the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup tonight...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):The English Premier League hired broadcasting executive Susanna Dinnage as chief executive yesterday making her the most powerful female executive in global sports.Dinnage, 51, will leave her role as global president of Discovery's...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's Briana Williams, a double gold medallist at this year's World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland is among five athletes short listed for the IAAF's Female Rising Star Award.The winner of the award will be announced at the IAAF...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

The possibility of 32 year-old Nicholas "The Axeman" Walters and his former mentor and manager Jacques Deschamps renewing their partnership in 2019, is real.This was disclosed at the weekend when the Gleaner spoke to both parties, and pointed to the...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:21 AM

LONDON, England (CMC):Reigning World champions the Windies have taken a hit in the latest ICC Twenty20 rankings, following their 3-0 whitewash at the hands of powerhouses India. While the Caribbean side remain seventh in the 17-team standings, they...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:19 AM

Many years ago, the Government of Jamaica rescued racing when private individuals used the cash collected at Caymanas Park and off-track betting stations to finance personal ambitions instead of improving the product and the lifestyle of the...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:19 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

WHEN the third set of matches in the second round of the Urban area of the ISSA Schoolgirl Netball Competition gets under way today at the Leila Robinson Courts, all eyes will be on Gaynstead High School and St Catherine High School, as both will be...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following Jamaica's impressive display in the just-concluded CONCACAF Under-20 World Cup qualifiers in the United States, head coach Jerome Waite believes that the nation has a special crop of young players and should try to keep the core of the...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Unified World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, believes Jamaica will again produce some of the world's finest boxers as he labelled the island as a "breeding ground for great athletes".Joshua, whose last fight was a technical knockout victory...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Brian Phillpotts-Brown, director of sports of Campion College, said he is highly confident that the institution can make into this year's semi-finals of the ISSA Under-14 and Under-16 football competitions.Phillpotts-Brown told The Gleaner that both...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens made a major statement on Sunday night in their Red Stripe Premier League win over Mount Pleasant Football Academy, and the euphoric reaction of their spectators in the jam-packed Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex said it all.The above...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MIAMI (AP):Jimmy Butler is in Philadelphia, and upon his arrival, he immediately began talking about winning a championship.'The Process' has a whole new meaning.Butler, a four-time All-Star forward, is now officially a member of the 76ers, after...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:23 AMRobert Bailey

Portmore United's Ricardo Morris has expressed his delight after he netted his first goal of the season to carry his team to a hard-fought 1-0 win over Montego Bay United (MBU) in their Red Stripe Premier League encounter at the Spanish Town Prison...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was the quintessential lifeline for West Indies Cricket, thrown down by the natural and rapid evolution of the game of traditional cricket. The once kingpins of the conventional game had long lost their crown and were well on the way to losing...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC):The Windies produced their best performance of the Twenty20 International series against India but still went down by six wickets, losing off the last ball of the innings in the third and final match at the MA Chidambaram...

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