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Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Former national midfielder Jermaine Hue has high praises for Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore's move to give local-based players more opportunities to represent the country.Last Friday, a senior men's team, made up of local-based players, beat Grenada 5-1...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Harbour View's central defender Christopher Harvey is aiming to end his career with a big bang by leading his club to next season's Red Stripe Premier League title.The 35-year-old Harvey, who has been at the club for 18 years, told The Sunday...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

PEKING CRUZ took on SIR BUDGET in a speed blitz and left his older rival standing at the top of the lane to easily win yesterday's five-and-a-half furlongs overnight allowance sprint.Partnered by Panamanian Dick Cardenas, three-year-old PEKING CRUZ...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RESULTS (DIVIDENDS)Caymanas Park Results for August 18, 2018Track Condition : Dirt : GoodTrack: Good Weather: FineRace 1 1000 M (R) (Purse $870,000) NB3-Y-O MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT -FILLIES*1. #6 SEA SWAN AChatrie 55.0...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VERONA, Italy (AP):A smile, a wink and a thumbs up: Cristiano Ronaldo didn't seem too perturbed at not scoring on his Juventus debut.The 33-year-old forward appeared relaxed after yesterday's 3-2 victory against Chievo Verona and, although Ronaldo...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Top Juventus transfer, Cristiano Ronaldo, will make his Serie A debut today at Chievo, and the Gialloblu's coach, Lorenzo D'Anna is warning the seven-time defending champions and their Portuguese superstar, that they are in for a rough evening at...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho confirmed that defender Matteo Darmian will remain at Old Trafford, while admitting he was open to allowing the Italian to leave this Summer.The Italian international was heavily linked with a return to Serie...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Two young Jamaicans are in the Dominican Republic to attend a regional table tennis camp.Nevaeh Scott of Portmore Missionary Preparatory and Azizi Johnson of Jesse Ripol Primary have made the trip with their coaches, Richard Davidson and former...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says he is sticking with goalkeeper Petr Cech for his team's clash with Chelsea today.Cech, who spent several years with 'The Blues', was unconvincing in meeting his new coach's demands to play out from the back in the...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

For the first time in my life I find myself supporting a decision by Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) against noted sports attorney Dr Emir Crowne - JADCO's decision to have private hearings as opposed to the normal public ones.I support JADCO...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Rudolph Speid, technical director of Cavalier Sports Club, has revealed that the club will bring in seven new players to strengthen his squad ahead of next month's start of the 2018-19 Red Stripe Premier League season.Speid said that he will not be...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Darren Bravo and Brendon McCullum produced one of the greatest displays of power hitting in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) to lead the Trinbago Knight Riders to a shocking win over the St Lucia Stars here Thursday...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Chess Federation (JCF) President Ian Wilkinson,said his decision not to seek re-election at the next annual general meeting, set for June 2019, was not influenced by his ambitions to become an administrative member of the World Chess...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

SPEEDY SIR BUDGET reports without blinkers this afternoon and gets a slight pull in the scale, a combination which could put the six-year-old back in the winners' enclosure for the first time in 10 months.An open allowance winner last October, his...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MILAN (AP):AC Milan signed midfielder Diego Laxalt from Genoa on the last day of the Italian transfer window yesterday, while forward Gervinho returned to Europe with Parma and Juventus released veteran midfielder Claudio Marchisio.Laxalt won...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne was ruled out for about three months yesterday with a knee injury, dealing the Premier League champions an early setback for the new season.De Bruyne injured a ligament in his right...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMDon Anderson/Contributor

The eagerly awaited World Cup in Russia has come and gone swiftly and left many fans disappointed to see their favourites exit the cup far too soon. As usual, the majority of Jamaicans appear to have supported Brazil, it is just natural, but France...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

President of the Jamaica Football Federation Michael Ricketts has been coming in for more than his fair share of criticism in recent times.Many in media have been highly critical of him. What I find interesting is that most of those in media who...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Kaymarie Jones and Kimour Bruce, two former national representatives at the youth level, are the latest Jamaicans to land head coaching positions in athletics at universities in the United States, and they believe there is a market for former...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has struck a partnership deal worth $20 million with Starlight Production Limited, which now makes the company the official event management partner of the island's parent body for sports."Our partnership is...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Two young Jamaicans will be in the Dominican Republic on August 20 to attend a regional table tennis camp.Nevaeh Scott of Portmore Missionary Preparatory School and Azizi Johnson of Jesse Ripol Primary School have made the trip with their coaches...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

TRACK and field fans can expect some superb performances today as the 12th staging in the Diamond League series takes place in Birmingham, England.This is the final meet before the grand finals scheduled for Zurich and Brussels and it will be the...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

SEA SWAN, a three-year-old daughter of 2012 horse of the year Saint Cecelia, is making her debut a bit late, but has shown enough at exercise to suggest that she will be too good for her moderate rivals in the opening race of the Super-6 at Caymanas...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National Under-14 coach Aaron Lawrence is confident that his team will top Group F in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge series that kicks off tomorrow with a double-header at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in Arnett Gardens.The...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

AFTER the completion of 11 of 12 Diamond League meets, several of Jamaica's top athletes have booked their spots in the finals slated for Zurich and Brussels on August 30 and 31.The last meet in the preliminary stage, the Birmingham Diamond League,...

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