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Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Mother's Day 2018 will forever be etched in the mind of Andre Douglas, the former Jamaica College jumper who is a freshman at the University of Texas, San Antonio.The day will stand out more than any other because it was the first Mother's Day that...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

There will be a strong contingent from Jamaica at this weekend's Adidas Boost meet in Boston.Commonwealth Games silver medallists Hansle Parchment and Danielle Williams will take their places in stacked sprint hurdles fields. The 2011 World 100...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 9:03 PMAkino Ming

After cruising to comfortable win in the 400m hurdles at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet (JIIM) on Saturday night at  the National Stadium,  Commonwealth Games champion, Janieve Russell, says she will be going after the ...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Lacrosse Association (JLA) vice-president Dwight Clarke says that the association is still seeking U$40,000 for airfare to travel to the country's first ever Lacrosse World Cup appearance in Netanya, Israel from June 12 to July 21.Clarke...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dunbeholden to contest National Premier Leagueplay-offsDunbeholden of St Catherine will represent the South Central Confed in the JFF's National Premier League play-offs after they defeated St Elizabeth's St Bess 3-1 at the St...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):West Indies legend Joel Garner has added his voice to those supporting the massive goodwill effort to rebuild stadia affected by the passage of deadly Hurricanes Irma and Maria last September.West Indies clash with an ICC...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Often, we remember that high school or university classmate we had who most thought would have been the best at his/her sport. If we reminisce about his/her talent, we start with a smile, maybe a laugh, and then shake our heads at how far the...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DELHI, India (CMC):West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo had a day to forget as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) plunged to a shock 34-run defeat to bottom-of-the-table Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here yesterday. Playing at the Feroz...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MIAMI BEACH, Florida (AP):The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, and Soldier Field in Chicago are among 15 venues for next year's CONCACAF Gold Cup, the first edition of the tournament following its expansion from 12 to 16 nations.The tournament...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica International Invitational returns to the National Stadium today for its 15th staging and we take a look at some of the action from previous stagings.

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

CRUCIAL APPEAL has a great draw in this afternoon's G.A. 'Sarge' Bucknor Memorial at his favourite distance, 1000 metres straight, whereas his main threats will have the track bias against them in the overnight allowance event.Though he shares...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

The National Stadium will be buzzing with excitement this evening as a galaxy of stars will be on show at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet. The international women's long jump and the women's 100m hurdles events, which start at 7:30 p.m...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Injuries may have forced former national 400 metres record holder Jermaine Gonzales to retire, but he's still watching closely, and he's pleased with the recent progress in his event. Speaking in Kingston on Thursday, Gonzales said that he's...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Board of Directors of Netball Jamaica (NJ) has voted to reject the resignation of Sasher-Gaye Henry, who, last week walked away from her position as co-head coach of the national senior team.Henry, who along with Marvette Anderson, was brought...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Since he won his first global title at the 2004 World Junior Championship in the 400m, Lashawn Merritt has gone on to win practically everything at the senior level in the event.This includes an Olympic gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Games and two...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LAHORE, Pakistan (CMC):A knee injury is expected to rule Pakistan star Shahid Afridi out of the Hurricane Relief Twenty20 International against West Indies at month end.The 38-year-old was scheduled to turn out for the ICC World XI in the fixture at...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DELHI, India (CMC):West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo had a day to forget as Chennai Super Kings plunged to a shock 34-run defeat to bottom-of-the-table Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League here Friday.Playing at the Feroz Shah Kotla,...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Cricket West Indies (CWI) believes the historic Kensington Oval is the ideal venue to host the Caribbean's maiden day/night Test.The Oval, located in Bridgetown, Barbados, will be the stage of next month's ground-breaking...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TURIN, Italy (AP):Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon will play his last match for the Italian champions tomorrow and has put off retirement to consider offers to play overseas.Buffon, who is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of all time...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RICHARD Azan's PEKING CRUZ failed his stamina test on May 9 but will be very comfortable going 1100 metres in tomorrow's opening race of the Sunrise-6.The three-year-old colt, competing against older horses over 1820 metres, led for 1300m before...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Ricardo 'Magic Man' Salas, who is Canada's No. 1 choice in the Wray and Nephew Contender series, was true to form on Wednesday night at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium when he scored an impressive fourth- round technical knockout...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:Jamaica's sole oil refinery, Petrojam Limited, continued its support of the Jamaica International Invitational Meet (JIIM) with a $5 million donation on Wednesday."Petrojam's sponsorship of the Jamaica International Invitational Meet spans...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The TVJ/TVJ-SN & HITZ 92FM World Cup Kick Off Party begins in style at Mandela Park in Half Way Tree today. The action starts at noon and continues until 7 p.m...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

More than 1,800 athletes from 55 schools will battle for top honours when the Preparatory Schools Championship is contested at the National Stadium from May 31 to June 2.Now in its 41st year, the meet will include hurdling for the first time. This...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

After a breakout season last year which saw her earning her first senior representation at the IAAF World Championships in London, Chrisann Gordon says she will be the next Jamaican female 400 metres runner to break the 50 seconds barrier.Gordon...

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