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Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 9:13 PM

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz  clipped Suriname 2-1 on Saturday night in Montego Bay to register a third consecutive win in the CONCACAF Nations League. All the goals came in the first half.  Cory Burke scored his fourth...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 6:00 PMRachid Parchment

Jamaica's Reggae Warriors have defeated the USA Hawks 16-10 to qualify for the Rugby League World Cup.Led by tries from Joel Farrell and Jacob Ogden, the Romeo Monteith coached Reggae Warriors led the Hawks 16-10 at the half. The second half saw...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:40 AMLivingston Scott

Hydel's coach Corey Bennett dedicated the school's first ISSA schoolboy football title to his mother and principal of the 25 year-old institution, Hyacinth Bennett. After a 2-0 victory over Excelsior in the Walker Cup final at Stadium East...

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

This week, I did a guest lecture on 'Corruption in Sport' for my good friend, lecturer Kemesha Kelly; and it jogged my mind to a presentation I attended as an undergrad on the same topic area - the issue then (2001) was corruption and FIFA. The...

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

For virtually all my life I have been a voracious reader of novels. I may have told the story before of how I took up reading as a child only because I never wanted to do housework, and I found out very early that my mother would not disturb you to...

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

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Legendary former West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards believes that Desmond Haynes is the right man to succeed Stuart Law as head coach of the regional team.The 62-year-old Haynes has indicated his willingness to take...

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

Cricket West Indies President Dave Cameron is hoping that the US$253,000 ($31.9 million) the board has dished out to the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) to secure a health insurance plan for retained players from all six regional franchises...

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

Julian Robinson, who is responsible for the world's best male discus thrower in 2018, is North America, Central America, and the Caribbean Track and Field Coaches Association (NACACTFCA) Coach of the Year.Robinson, who over the last 10 years, has...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

GRAYDON ran a great race last Saturday, beaten by the handicaps, giving 12lb to the winner, MY SISTER, after getting involved in breakneck splits down the backstretch, and should relish the easier pace of this afternoon's United Racehorse Trainers'...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Competitions Officer of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), George Forbes, revealed that more changes could be coming to the Walker Cup competition next season.This season saw the third placed teams of each Manning Cup group...

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

Western Bureau:Reggae Boyz midfielder Peter-Lee Vassell says playing in his hometown will mean a lot to him when they go up against Suriname in the CONCACAF Nations League match at the Montego Bay Sports Complex this evening at 7 o'clock.Jamaica who...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Cornwall College turned in a gusty second-half performance to defeat former champions St George's College 2-0 and book their spot in this year's final of the ISSA/Champions Cup competition at Sabina Park last evening. The Dr Dean Weatherly-coached...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Tyreek Magee, who was outstanding for the National Under-20 team at the just-concluded World Cup qualifiers, along with five other Under-19 players, left the island yesterday for a talent showpiece at the Braga Football Academy in Portugal.The Braga...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A few weeks ago, I explored some of the difficulties typically faced by athletes post-retirement and promised to look at some career options for after the stadium lights go dim.Yes, athletes are among the highest-paid people on the planet, but the...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Mico University College launched the third staging of the Pre-University Men's Programme PUMP It Up 5K Run/Walk on Monday. The fundraising initiative will be held on Sunday with the objective of raising funds to provide scholarships for at risk...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):While conceding that her team's bowling department is quite potent, West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor wants her batters to show more application when they are at the crease.For the second straight match, the West Indies...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

"Bunny was one of the best boxers produced by Jamaica, and his trail-blazing career influenced numerous champions since then," said Jacques Deschamps Jr, whose father, Jacques Deschamps Sr, (now deceased), managed George Leslie 'Bunny' 'The Whip'...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

An announcement that the Ministry of Sport will be streamlining public entities in sports such as the Institute of Sports (INSPORT), Independence Park Limited (IPL) and Sports Development Foundation (SDF) has not gone down well with some...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

After a dominant season in the local Business House Netball competition, members of the National Housing Trust netball team left the island yesterday to compete in the Florida Netball Classics. The Classics will take place in Coral Gardens this...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (CMC):India became the second team to qualify for the semifinals of the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup when they easily defeated Ireland by 51 runs in their Group B encounter at the Providence Cricket Stadium yesterday.Led once...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

At a recently held two-day training seminar for local cricket scorers one thing was evident: the room was filled with youth. In fact, 11 of the 15 participants were under age 30.The seminar, organised by the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), is...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Charlemont High and Petersfield High will meet in the 2018 ISSA-WATA Ben Francis KO final after scoring contrasting wins in the semi-finals at Juici Park in Clarendon yesterday.First time finalists Charlemont survived numerous attacks...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

BROOKLYN will surely be running only against the clock in tomorrow's first race, an 1100 metres event for $450,000 claimers.Nine will face the starter in this opening event of the Sunrise-Six and the Anthony Smith-trained five-year-old mare has an...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Christian Pulisic played just his second match with the U.S. national team in 13 months, and the Americans failed to muster much of an attack in a 3-0 loss to England yesterday that marked Wayne Rooney's farewell with the Three Lions....

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP):Tin Jedvaj scored his second goal of the game in injury time to earn Croatia a 3-2 win over Spain yesterday, a result that left both teams and group rivals England still in the running to reach the UEFA Nations League finals....

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