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Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Under-19 cricket World Cup, which was played in New Zealand recently, was billed as the "future stars" tournament, and apart from the unsavoury dismissal of a batsman for "obstruction" when he picked up a stationary ball and handed it to a...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

One of the things that is inevitable in sports discussions is the whole business of comparisons. No matter how we try to avoid it, the question will always be asked, is this player better than that player?Some of these comparisons will be debated...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

Overcome by pride and joy, coach Michael Clarke was in no mood to talk after his Calabar High School team made history in the 4x400 metres at the Corporate Area Championships in Kingston last Friday.Anthony Carpenter, Christopher Taylor, Shemar...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Since Digicel came on board and organised the regional athletic championships into a series, The Digicel Grand Prix Series, it has become very apparent that schools in the eastern region are miles behind their counterparts in terms of high-quality...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Relegation favourites Boys' Town will continue their fight against the improbable - some say impossible - when they play away to leaders Portmore United at the Spanish Town Prison Oval.Last week, the former champions, who are now rooted at the foot...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman

West Indies A captain Kieran Powell says focus and application will be key if they are to clinch their unofficial Test series against England Lions at Sabina Park, starting today at 10 a.m.The regional standard-bearers enjoy a 1-0 lead in the three-...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold

Western Bureau:World Youth Under-18 400 metres record holder Antonio Watson of Petersfield High School hit top form yesterday to break records in both the Class Two 200 and 400 metres at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA)/Digicel...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Sagicor Sigma Corporate 5K Fun Run, which is designed to inspire fun, fitness, and camaraderie among Jamaica's business community, is on today and will start at 7:30 a.m. at Emancipation Park in New Kingston.Organisers hope to raise more than $...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

RICHARD Azan's progressive four-year-old filly, MONEY MAGNET, yesterday turned the tables on CHACE THE GREAT to win her first grade one race, running strongly against the rail to land the Eileen Cliggott Memorial Handicap at odds of 2-1.SIEMPRE...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Another national netballer has come out swinging after she was not named in the squad for the upcoming Quad Series and the Commonwealth Games."I think the selectors don't like me, and once they don't like you, it doesn't matter how well you are...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:10 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

"This team seems to be rising to the occasion step by step and you never know and they could spring some element of surprise because each track meet, you see some different signs," Harrison said.Kingston College tallied 377 points. However, the boys...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:09 AMAkino Ming/ Gleaner Writer

National Discus record holder, Fedrick Dacres, has disregarded his recent record-breaking effort after it was revealed that the weight of the disc used was slightly lower than the required 2kg. Dacres threw 69.83 metres at the King of Ring...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's coach, Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore, is pleased that the Reggae Boyz have broken into the top 50 in the FIFA ranking for the first time since 2005. The team currently sits dead even at 50th in the latest ranking, which was released on...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF), Joylene Griffiths Irving, said a new home for cycling would rekindle excitement and interest in the sport locally.Plans to build a new velodrome were being discussed between the previous Kirk...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:The PCJ Group is back on board as title sponsor of the 2017/18 National Schools Chess Championships, this time with a sponsorship package valued at more than $460,000.Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) and its subsidiaries Wigton...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

After three rounds, Mile Gully and Comfort share the lead atop the standings on seven points each in the Mikail Phillips Manchester Football Association's Major League. Alligator Pond and Los Perfectos...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC):James Adams and Joe Weatherley hammered half-centuries as English county Hampshire made light work of Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners, brushing them aside by nine wickets in the battle of the bottom-placed teams...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

French publication L'Equipe is reporting that FIFA president Gianni Infantino is planning to make major changes, including a discontinuation of the January transfer market, limiting loans, and an introduction of asalary cap.L'Equipe further reported...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has dismissed suggestion that that his relationship with star midfielder Paul Pogba has deteriorated and that he was dissatisfied with the Frenchman's work in a two-man midfield.Pogba, 24, was said to be...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WINDHOEK, Namibia, (CMC):United Arab Emirates booked their spot alongside West Indies at the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe starting next month after beating Nepal by seven runs to win the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 title...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

At his age, he is considered a grandfather in sports, racing against Father Time, but half-miler-turned-400m hurdler Ricardo Cunningham believes that he is just entering his prime as his 'track age' is still young.Cunningham, who will be 36 years...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Number-one ranked Jamaica Darts Association (JDA) male player Mark Birthwright is aiming for global tournaments in order to turn pro."It feels good in one sense to be top-ranked, but in another sense, I don't think, personally, I am where I would...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CHACE THE GREAT really came to hand last season, especially since fitted with a one-cup blinker by trainer Dwight Chen, and will be hard to beat in this afternoon's Eileen Cliggott Memorial Trophy at 1300 metres, even though coming off a two-month...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Meet director of the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA)/Digicel Grand Prix Western Athletics Championships, Stephen Smith, promises a track and field spectacular at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in Catherine Hall today...

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