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Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St George's College's coach, Neville Bell, said the difference between his team and St Andrew Technical was goalkeeper Jaedin White, who continued where he left off last season, and pulled off a string of saves to earn St Andrew a point in their top...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The conversation regarding sports and its relevance to or during the academic experience once more surfaced in the past week. It was being argued in certain quarters that the influence of athletic exploits was dwarfing what some accept as the main...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DUBAI, UAE (CMC):Exciting batting prospect Sherfane Rutherford is one of several West Indies players snapped up in the players draft for the second edition of the innovative T20 League here Monday night.The 20-year-old attracted global attention...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JAD Professional Management Limited, the company handling the affairs of former Calabar High and national 400 metres star Javon Francis, has now confirmed that the Olympian will be leaving his local club Akan for a United States-based outfit.In an...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

Anthony Nunes' DONTAE, runner-up to Saturday's graded stakes winner, PERFECT NEIGHBOUR, in March's open-allowance Bonnie Blue Flag Trophy, after which he chased home stablemate HOUDINI'S MAGIC in the grade one Viceroy Trophy, is hard to oppose today...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Despite going down 2-0 in their first encounter Gregory Daley, coach of Green Pond High School, says with the resolution of their identification card problems they are looking to turn the tables on hosts Cornwall College in their Zone...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):The coaching apprentice got the better of his former master as Frank Lampard's Derby knocked Jose Mourinho's Manchester United out of the League Cup.In a shootout after the game ended 2-2 yesterday, the teams scored 15 consecutive...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DUBAI, UAE (CMC):West Indies have suffered another setback before next week's first Test against India after frontline seamer Kemar Roach was forced to return home due to the death of his grandmother.The 30-year-old Barbadian, who has formed a...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Simon Tomlinson and Kane Watson put Jamaica on the medal table at the 60th Caribbean Table Tennis Championships yesterday inside the National Arena. The pair played their way into the men's doubles final where their bid for gold was thwarted by Emil...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jeffery Mordecai is the son of the first commissioner of the Jamaica Racing Commission. He is also a guru when it comes to constitutional law. Last Thursday, he was the guest speaker at the graduation of the new batch of jockeys from the commission'...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Quarter-miler Javon Francis has denied rumours that he has left his long-time coach Michael Clarke and is now based overseas."I am still in Jamaica and everybody will see that soon," Francis said.The Gleaner has been reliably informed that the...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Luka Modric broke a decade of award dominance by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after being crowned World Footballer of the Year by FIFA yesterday.Marta won the women's award for a sixth time.Modric was voted FIFA's best player in...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Dave Cameron said he is very disappointed with Stuart Law's decision to resign as head coach of the regional senior men's team.Cameron told The Gleaner yesterday that Law's decision to quit to post comes as...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica College (JC) forward Shadane Lopez, who led the 'Dark Blues' with a hat-trick in their 8-0 win over Kingston High in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game at Breezy Castle yesterday, believes his team is starting to settle down and...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Gihon Murdock, coach of St Mary Technical High School, who were the only team from the east to have made it to the quarterfinals of the daCosta Cup last year, said they are looking use the support gained from the team's fanbase to repeat the feat...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 6:32 PM

St John’s, ANTIGUA: Stuart Law has resigned as head coach of the Windies Men’s team to take on a new role in January 2019. Law, who took over as Head Coach in February 2017, leaves after guiding the Test team to series wins against...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The latest round in the seemingly never-ending debate with the moot being Academics versus Sports in the Jamaican High-School System was ignited by the second edition of the TVJ Sports Town Hall meeting held last Thursday. Unfortunately, the moot,...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Windies captain Stafanie Taylor believes that the recent drawn series against South Africa has highlighted the need for her side to improve their consistency.The hosts lost the first One-Day International of thethree-match...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):A fifth straight win. A first clean sheet. Even the sight of underfire goalkeeper Petr Cech chipping the ball over an onrushing forward to find a teammate.Things are really starting to click for Arsenal under new coach Unai Emery....

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Hydel High School technical director Corey Bennett says he expects a "tough" match against hosts Vauxhall in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match this afternoon at 3:30 p.m.Hydel sits atop the group with 10 points from four matches and leads...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite missing out on the opportunity to make it five in a row, Kalene Blagrove, four-time 10K winner of the Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) Come Run 10K Run and 5K Walk/Run, said she was not disappointed with her...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ATLANTA (AP):A comeback not even Tiger Woods saw coming a year ago.A chaotic celebration that golf has not seen, even in the best of times.Woods delivered the perfect ending to his amazing return from four back surgeries yesterday with a performance...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

JASON McKay, promoter of the recent International Sports Kickboxing Association (ISKA) Amateur Members' Association World Championships at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, has hailed the event as a success for sports tourism and wants the...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

It was a carnival like atmosphere inside the Drax Hall Stadium as hundreds of spectators turned out to cheer on big spenders and newcomers Mount Pleasant Academy in their first home game of the season against Waterhouse FC in the Red Stripe Premier...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Two prominent figures in west Kingston football say the State of Emergency (SOE) imposed on that area yesterday has left them very concerned about what it may mean for their clubs going forward.Leon Mitchell, president of Trench Town based Boys'...

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