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Published:Saturday | December 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Eliud Kipchoge really is the male track and field athlete of the year. That was confirmed when the respected British journal Athletics Weekly named the Kenyan marathon maestro as its Readers Choice International Athlete of the Year. That followed...

Published:Saturday | December 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women's coach Hue Menzies and Minister of Sport Olivia Grange have described 21-year-old football star Khadija 'Bunny' Shaw as an exceptional role model for the nation's young females.Both Menzies and Grange said Shaw is a shining...

Published:Saturday | December 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz defender Alvas Powell has signed a one-year contract with United States Major League Soccer (MLS) newest franchise, FC Cincinnati, for the upcoming season.The 24-year-old Powell joins FC Cincinnati after playing his previous six seasons...

Published:Saturday | December 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):England coach Gareth Southgate and his captain Harry Kane have been rewarded in Queen Elizabeth II's New Year honours list on the back of the team's surprise run to the World Cup semi-finals.Away from football, Geraint Thomas, who won...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 3:36 PM

Sports Minister the Honourable Olivia Grange, has extended congratulations to Reggae Girl Khadija 'Bunny' Shaw, on being named Footballer of the Year by the Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom. Shaw is only the third recipient of the...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:51 AMRobert Bailey

Donovan White, the president of Red Stripe Premier League leaders Waterhouse, says Sunday’s international charity match against Maltese club St Andrews FC at the Waterhouse Football Stadium is a great opportunity for his players to...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:16 AMHubert Lawrence

Dahlia Palmer, Jamaica's Caribbean cycling champion, says changes she made to her training have begun to work. That's her assessment after last week's London leg of the Cycling World Cup. Palmer says adjustments to her route helped her racing and...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MILAN (AP):Cristiano Ronaldo has come to the defence of Kalidou Koulibaly after the Napoli defender was the target of racist chants during a match at Inter Milan.Next to a photo of him being marked by Koulibaly during a match between Napoli and...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GUWAHATI, India (CMC):Legendary former West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards has held out little hope of the Caribbean side winning next year's ICC World Cup in England.He identified the hosts, along with five-time winners and reigning champions...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Peter Kavanaugh may be the forerunner in a new wave of Jamaican table tennis coaches teaching the game in the region, but he's no newcomer. Inspired by a Caribbean hero, Kavanaugh has been playing and coaching the game for decades. Having just...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MIAMI (AP):Kawhi Leonard scored 30 points, Danny Green's 3-pointer with 22.7 seconds left put Toronto ahead for good, and the Raptors improved the NBA's best record to 26-10 by topping the Miami Heat 106-104 on Wednesday night.Green had 18 points...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

COLORADO SPRINGS, United States (CMC):Jamaican midfielders Shane Malcolm and Saeed Robinson, along with Trinidadian defender Jamal Jack, have been re-signed by Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC for the upcoming 2019 United Soccer League (USL) season....

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Olympic silver medallist, Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn remembers fellow Olympian Dionne Rose-Henley as a good 'trash talker' who would often lighten the atmosphere around her more 'serious' teammates.Rose-Henley, 49, who represented Jamaica in the 100m...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

It's the last Sunrise-Six for 2018 and punters will be smiling ahead of tomorrow's exotic bet as they have been presented with three very safe bankers.The Sunrise-Six runs from Race Two to Race Seven with BRUCE WAYNE set to run away with Race Two,...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Supreme Ventures Entertainment and Racing Limited (SVREL) has extended the deadline for entries and the draw date for its 'You're the Owner Promotion' in order to meet demand for tickets that will make one lucky Jamaican the owner of a thoroughbred...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON Robert Haynes will now take up responsibility as interim head coach of the Jamaica Scorpions. Haynes, the former Jamaica leg spinner, signed a four-month contract yesterday which spans the period January 1, 2019 to April 30, 2019.He will...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

If track and field athletics was set for a fall in thefirst season without the incomparable Usain Bolt, no one told the competitors he left behind.Broken-hearted Bolt fans might not have been watching as the first season without the 'Tall Man'...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scottt/ Gleaner Writer

After an exciting and successful staging of the third and final leg of the inaugural Motocross Summer Series, held on December 16 at DaCosta Farms in St Catherine, organiser and overall open champion, Kyle Reynolds has promised a more active 2019...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, (CMC):Trinidad and Tobago Red Force will be boosted for their third-round match in the regional four-day championship next week by the return of four West Indies players.Batsman Darren Bravo, wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin, fast...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

President of Table Tennis Jamaica (TTJ), Godfrey Lothian, says major changes will be made to the constitution if he is re-elected to the position at the association's annual general meeting (AGM) next February.According to Lothian one of these...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RESULTS (DIVIDENDS)Caymanas Park Results for December 26, 2018Dirt: GoodSUPREME VENTURES "GAMES PEOPLE LOVE TO PLAY" TROPHYRace 1 1200 M (Purse $650,000) 4-Y-O...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

WAYNE DaCosta's RUN THATCHER RUN yesterday beat Anthony Nunes' quartet into second, third, fourth, and fifth to land the Jamaica Two-Year-Old Stakes, bagging $2.2M for the champion trainer, who ended the afternoon $1.6M ahead, virtually assured an...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Harbour View have scored back-to-back victories for the first time this season and Fabian Taylor, the coach of the Red Stripe Premier League outfit, says his players are feeling much more confident about themselves as the new year approaches.The...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LIVERPOOL, (AP):Rafael Benitez has little doubt Liverpool are ready to end a 28-year wait to win the English title. While Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp refused to get carried away after his team surged six points clear at the top of the Premier...

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