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Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:35 AM

So this week, it has come to light that Sakima Mullings has a retina illness that has put a pause on his boxing career as he explores treatment options before making a return to the ring. In a conversation with The Gleaner at the Stanley Boxing Gym...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:31 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):The former chairman of CARICOM's sub-committee on cricket, Grenada's Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, has given a vote of no-confidence in the leadership of Cricket West Indies (CWI) president, Dave Cameron.Speaking on...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Experts from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have finished retrieving data from the Moscow lab that could lead to sanctions against Russian athletes implicated in the country's...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

OAKLAND, California (AP):Stephen Curry stepped back time and again and released the ball from way back. Most of the time with at least one defender in his face, too."It's insane what he does," coach Steve Kerr said.Curry scored 41 points with nine 3...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

MAKHI, who was forced off the track for close to 19 months because of lameness, will be treated with Lasix for his seventh start tomorrow and is the one to be on in the opening event over 1400 metres.The four-year-old returned in a 1500-metre race...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):For the first time in its six-year history, the total economic impact of the Caribbean Premier League has exceeded US$100 million, a 34 per cent increase over the previous 2017 season.A report commissioned by CPL and...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC):Veteran opener Devon Smith continued his domination at first-class level, stroking his 36th hundred as Windward Islands Volcanoes kept under-pressure Jamaica Scorpions in the field all day on the opening day of their fifth...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Dave Black, the coach of Herbert Morrison Technical High's basketball team, is confident that the school will capture their record sixth straight ISSA Western Conference Under-16 and -19 titles after booking their spots in the final...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

CAVE HILL, Barbados (CMC):Jonny Bairstow and Rory Burns found form ahead of next week's first Test, hitting half-centuries on the opening day of the second two-day match against CWI President's XI here yesterdayThe charismatic Bairstow narrowly...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Barcelona earned a spot in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey yesterday but their continued participation in the tournament remains under threat.Lionel Messi and Ousmane Dembele led Barcelona to a comfortable 3-0 win over Levante at...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sports columnists Dalton Myers and Dr Paul Wright have both tipped discus thrower Fedrick Dacres and swimming sensation Alia Atkinson to win tonight's RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year awards.Myers said that he expects Dacres...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:A new award has been added to the 2018 edition of the prestigious RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation's National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards.The award is named in honour of a pioneering Jamaican woman, legendary Master Blender Dr...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

World-ranked discus thrower Fedrick Dacres is a strong favourite to win his first RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman of the Year tonight, but the battle for the women's title is expected to be very close between swimmer Alia Atkinson...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:56 AMOrville Higgins

For 25-year-old John Campbell, getting called up for the West Indies team is a dream come true.  He has been included in the West Indies squad for the first Test against England in Barbados next week and he is, to say the least,...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:49 AMRaymond Graham

THE ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships is slated for the latter part of March and the stage has already been set for perhaps the most competitive meet for years.   Defending champions Calabar High and Edwin Allen...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:25 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

This year's Kingston City Marathon will be a real international affair. Competitors from the Caribbean, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Japan, Canada, China , and the United States have already signed up to compete in the March 17 event.Nicola...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:25 AM

DENVER (AP) :Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 31 points as the Golden State Warriors, propelled by an NBA-record, 51-point first quarter, regained the top spot in the Western Conference by routing the Denver Nuggets 142-111 on Tuesday...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:25 AM

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP):Amid a background of protests and political outrage, Juventus beat 10-man AC Milan 1-0 in Saudi Arabia yesterday to win the Italian Super Cup for a record eighth time. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal of the match to...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:24 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant's assistant coach, Nigel Stewart, has heaped praise on his team after a 2-0 away win over fellow-promoted side Dunbeholden in the Red Stripe Premier League competition at Royal Lakes field yesterday.Shaquille Notice (35th) and Kemar...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:24 AM

Hopefully, the good news about impending motherhood for Veronica Campbell-Brown (VCB) won't spark a referendum to decide who Jamaica's finest female sprinter, is. In any case, it's hard to compare eras. Even where there are numbers to guidethe debate...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:23 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Five years after the Sochi Olympics, the man who carried the Russian flag at the opening ceremony has been banned for doping at those games.Alexander Zubkov, already stripped of two Olympic gold medals, was among four Russian bobsledders...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:23 AM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, (CMC):Legendary former West Indies batsman Shiv Chanderpaul has been appointed interim assistant coach of Guyana Jaguars.The 44-year-old fills the breach created by the secondment of head coach Esuan Crandon to the West Indies...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:21 AMRachid Parchment

Sports attorney Dr Emir Crowne says now that the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has amended its bylaws for 2019 to allow for open hearings, Jamaica missed out on being considered pioneers in such a practice. Crowne is referring to the Jamaica...

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 11:24 PM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC):One of the leading British publications has hailed legendary late Barbados and West Indies fast bowler, Malcolm Marshall, as the greatest fast bowler of all time.The Daily Telegraph, under the headline "Memories of...

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 11:24 PM

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