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Published:Friday | August 21, 2020 | 12:17 AM

After being plagued by injuries, former ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships standout Shauna Helps has decided to end her athletics career and is now focused on giving back to the sport, by helping others who suffer from...

Published:Friday | August 21, 2020 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s equestrian star Julian Hyde and Jamaica’s polo team member Luke Clarke recently combined their efforts to host a joint camp for the two sports at the Kingston Polo Club and Equestrian Centre. It was the first time the two sports were...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2020 | 12:00 AM

A fine all-round bowling display saw Trinbago Knight Riders win the battle of the unbeaten teams and go to the top of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) table. Glenn Phillips was the only standout for the Jamaica Tallawahs as the power-hitters...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The St Lucia Zouks’ mix of smarts and firepower saw them home in a breathless chase, after a heavy rain shower cut short a Barbados Tridents innings that started brilliantly but was derailed the Zouks’ battery of off-spinners. A late...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2020 | 9:09 AM

TOKYO (AP) — When it comes to Olympic tickets, the Latin expression “caveat emptor” often applies: “Let the buyer beware.” The unprecedented postponement of the Tokyo Olympics has left buyers of millions of tickets in...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2020 | 12:25 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National senior men’s team manager Roy Simpson says that he is hopeful for a September training camp for the team, as they look to kickstart preparations for next June’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The camp is expected to take place at the Jamaica...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2020 | 12:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs CEO and manager Jeff Miller says the arduous planning implemented before the start of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has already begun to bear fruit, as the franchise managed to secure a vital win in their opening fixture...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2020 | 12:12 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Protocols developed by the local track and field federation have paved the way for the return of sporting activities in Jamaica. That’s the view of outgoing Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) president Dr Warren Blake. Not only...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2020 | 12:08 AM

Former national boxing representative Sakima Mullings has joined the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) as the first member of its newly implemented internship programme. The popular and highly respected fighter, who won the ‘Contender’ series on...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Keemo Paul and the spinners handsomely repaid Guyana Amazon Warriors’ decision to go with an unchanged XI from their opening day loss, and Shimron Hetmyer’s brilliance meant even a misfiring batting line-up won with time to spare,...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Asif Ali struck an unbeaten 47 while Glenn Phillips added 44 as the Jamaica Tallawahs comfortably defeated the St Lucia Zouks by 5 wickets in their opening Caribbean Premier League match at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy on Wednesday.  "...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2020 | 12:25 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Harbour View Football Club Chairman Carvel Stewart believes the chances of FIFA enacting a normalisation committee to take over operations of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) in the future are low, after football’s global governing body...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2020 | 12:23 AM

LISBON, Portugal (AP): Ángel Di María scored one goal and set up two others as Paris Saint-Germain cruised to a 3-0 win over Leipzig yesterday to reach the Champions League final for the first time. Marquinhos and Juan Bernat also scored as the...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2020 | 12:22 AM

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC): Shimron Hetmyer struck his fourth Caribbean Premier League 50 but off-spinning all-rounder Sunil Narine countered with one of his own, as Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) made a winning start to the tournament with a four-...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2020 | 12:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

He was one of the quickest fast bowlers to grace the stage for the West Indies back in the early 2000s, but now, at 38, Fidel Edwards is an older, wiser fast bowler, and he will be charged with spearheading the Jamaica Tallawahs’ attack. Edwards...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cricket West Indies (CWI) CEO Johnny Grave believes the process by which the next International Cricket Council chairman (ICC) is elected is irrelevant, as long as the process is agreed on by the directors. Nearly two months after former chairman...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) defeated Guyana Amazon Warriors by four wickets in the opening match of the Caribbean Premier League at the Brian Lara Stadium on Tuesday. Rain forced a delayed start by an hour-and-a-half and also resulted in a...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:27 AM

Sports betting agencies have moved towards online virtual gaming to cushion the effects of the cancellation of global sporting events caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Supreme Ventures’ (SV) Senior Sports Betting Officer Christopher Sawyers says...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:25 AM

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP): Inter Milan are back in a European final for the first time in a decade, and the Italian team is playing like it has never been away. Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku scored twice each as Inter ended their wait yesterday...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:24 AM

EDMONTON (CMC): It took a while, but Jamaican Shamaree Muir finally kick-started his season at Century Mile, capturing the co-feature CA$40,000 (J$4.5 million) County Latham Handicap as part of a treble here on Sunday. Riding in the second of two...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:19 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP): Barcelona fired coach Quique Setién yesterday, three days after the team’s 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, the first step in what they said would be major changes at the club. The...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

International Chess Federation’s (FIDE) Honorary Vice President Ian Wilkinson says investigations regarding Jamaican player Rushawn White are still ongoing, but they hope to have a decision later this week. White, a FIDE Online Chess Olympian, has...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President Richard Salm said that the Jamaica Ski Federation (JSF) will be challenging the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) rule that prevents winter sports athletes from nations without a skating rink from qualifying for the Winter Olympic...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Apprentice jockey Anthony Allen is now facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after he was found with an illegal device, also known as a “battery,” at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) Chairman Clovis Metcalfe told The...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:06 AM

Jamaica Surfing Association (JSA) President Billy Wilmot says the constant closing of the beaches because of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected local surfing competitions and the operations of the association. Wilmot says the main event affected is...

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