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Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 7:52 PMAinsley Walters

DYSFUNCTIONAL yesterday scored an almost effortless victory over up-in-class HONEY RYDA at six and a half furlongs, albeit allowing the three-year-old filly 14lb, confirming his overnight-allowance superiority. Partnered by Omar Walker for champion...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:13 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

CHAMPION trainer Wayne DaCosta's DYSFUNCTIONAL returns to his favourite hunting ground, overnight allowance, for the third time in five months, a tough horse to beat today after his brave run behind HILLY'S HALO last time out.DYSFUNCTIONAL ran smack...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts said the move to abandon the senior Reggae Girlz training camp ahead of the CONCACAF final-round World Cup qualifiers, which takes place in the United States from October 4-17, was a...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Earlier this year, there were excited discussions about the Government's effort to establish Jamaica as a destination for major sporting events. We also learned that a bid committee has been set up to examine how feasible the move to host major...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having recovered from a groin injury, Montego Bay United striker Dino Williams says he has been working hard in training to improve his fitness ahead of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), which begins tomorrow.The 28-year-old Williams, who...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Top performers of the Top Notch football League, as well as new Champions Generation United, were formally recognised at an awards function by League coordinator and chief sponsor Councillor Clayon...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Relegated teams Sandals South Coast and Boys' Town are planning a quick return to the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) competition next season.Both teams were demoted from the RSPL last season after finishing 11th and 12th , respectively.Andrew...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT-OF -SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):With Dwayne Bravo set to turn out for the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in the Regional Super50 competition next month, it has opened up the possibility of the Trinidadian making a return to the West Indies team for...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It is sad that the 2018 US Open women's tennis final has grabbed the headlines more for the umpiring decisions of Carlos Ramos and then the rant by Serena Williams, than for the brilliant tennis played by 20-year-old Naomi Osaka.She became the first...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Two months have passed since Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (JBSF) submitted what they believe is a "strong case" in their efforts to extricate the 32-year-old from her anti-doping violation matter....

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence /Gleaner Writer

Ten countries will match strokes, spin and strategy when the Caribbean Region Table Tennis Championships begin at the National Arena on September 23. Confirmed to compete are Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, French...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Merron Gordon may be a Glenmuir past student, but the Garvey Maceo High school coach says he is looking to spoil his alma mater's 60th anniversary celebrations this afternoon, when both teams go head-to-head in their Zone M ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

A TWO-way tie on 65 at the top of the leader board has set the stage for a thrilling finale at the 16th annual United States Travel Agents Golf Tournament, which teed off at the Sandals Golf and Country Club yesterday morning with 70 contestants...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, announced yesterday that for the first time in the history of the INSPORTS community football and netball competitions, the winning netball team will get the same prize money as...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Paris Saint-Germain's margin is so big that the reigning champions don't even need Kylian Mbappe and Neymar to thrash rival French teams.PSG got ready for next week's Champions League opener at Liverpool with a 4-0 win over Saint-Etienne...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Holy Trinity coach Devon Anderson said his team made yesterday's Group G ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game against Pembroke Hall much harder than it actually was, as they laboured to a 3-1 win.Phillion Lawrence's second-half brace saw Anderson's team to...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):Mario Goetze's career has stalled since he scored Germany's World Cup-winning goal in 2014, and it shows no sign of picking up again.Goetze was challenged by Germany coach Joachim Loew to "show the world that you're better than Messi"...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester City generated a club-record £500.5 million (US$655 million) as they won the Premier League by amassing an unprecedented 100 points.The annual report for the 2017-18 financial year was released yesterday, showing...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Serena, I wanted to write this letter to you because you had a tough day at work last Saturday and you were penalised a game in the US open final. I watch sports a lot, and I've seen numerous heated exchanges between referees, umpires, and...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica has increased its presence in the World Championship discus final from one thrower in 2015 to two in 2017. Buoyed by a productive season where he found new levels of distance and consistency, Chad Wright foresees that number doubling when...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

DEAL MARKER should take full advantage of his light weight and make it a post-to-post affair in tomorrow's opening race of the Sunrise-6.Eleven horses will go to post in the non-winners of three other than maiden event over 1400 metres and DEAL...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Major Hugh Blake has been appointed the new chief executive officer for Supreme Ventures Racing...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Olympic javelin champion Keshorn Walcott was among a group of athletes who received TT$5 million (approximate J$100.8m) from the Trinidadian government for their outstanding performances at the recently concluded...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The 16th edition of the US Travel Agents Golf Tournament tees off at 7:30 this morning with 20 teams at the Sandals Golf and Country Club in Upton, Exchange.Lindsay Isaacs, regional public relations manager, yesterday said all was set for the...

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