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Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:14 AM

NOTING its goal to strengthen the brand locally, decades-old sporting gear manufacturers, Crimson Dawn, advanced their support yet again for a football competition by partnering with Alliance MoneyGram and McKay Security to sponsor the St....

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:14 AM

KANDY, Sri Lanka, (CMC): All-rounder Andre Russell put to rest any lingering fears over his fitness with an exhilarating Man-of-the-Match performance as West Indies swept their Twenty20 International series with a convincing seven-wicket victory...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:13 AM

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (CMC): Two-time Twenty20 World Cup-winning ­skipper Darren Sammy has been named head coach of Peshawar Zalmi in a surprise move, effectively ending his role as a player for the high-profile Pakistan Super League franchise. The...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:12 AM

This year, International Women’s Day (IWD) is being celebrated under the theme “Each for Equal”, suggesting that each of us has a role to play in creating an environment conducive for the advancement of women leading to equity and equality in all...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:11 AM

The next time the West Indies play Test cricket, they will be away to England in the summer. Roger Harper and his group of selectors must be having sleepless nights in determining what the Test squad will look like for that English tour. It cannot...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:08 AM

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Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:28 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE TOP Under-17 and Under-20 athletes will be hunting places on the country’s team to next month’s Carifta Games, which is scheduled to be held in Hamilton, Bermuda, between April 10 and 13. Today’s opening day of competition at the National...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:28 AMLennox Aldred/ - Gleaner Writer

A third first-class century from Jamaica Scorpions middle-order batsman Nkrumah Bonner highlighted the opening day of the seventh-round West Indies Championship encounter against the Windward Islands Volcanoes at the Grenada National Stadium...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:27 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief executive Johnny Grave has cautioned that the governing body needs to continue “living within its means” as it seeks to further consolidate its finances in the face of challenging global...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:27 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Former national tennis player and current tournament organiser Max Brown will be hoping to spark the future of Jamaican tennis at the Max Brown Clay Court Tennis Championships, scheduled to take place from April 10 to 13 at the Couples Swept Away...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:23 AM

So the coronavirus that’s currently plaguing China, South Korea, Iran and Italy has a globe preparing for the worst. Jamaica has no reported cases so far, but Florida, commonly referred to as Kingston 21, is now grappling with three reported cases...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz team manager Roy Simpson says that the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is taking all the necessary preventive measures and ensuring that its players, particularly those based overseas, are fully educated about the novel coronavirus (...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:15 AM

MADRID (AP): Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard underwent surgery on his right ankle in the United States yesterday. Madrid said team doctors supervised the operation conducted in Dallas to repair a fracture in his fibula. “Hazard will now remain...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:15 AM

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC): Striker Jonté Smith is set to end his self-imposed six-month international exile by making himself available for Bermuda’s scheduled friendly against Jamaica in Montego Bay next week. Smith, 25, who plays for promotion-...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:14 AM

MILAN (AP): The Italian football league will resume in full this weekend in empty stadiums, starting with the matches that were postponed last round because of the virus outbreak in Italy – including the potential title decider between Juventus and...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica Martin Lyn expects more medals and better times when Jamaica take the pool at the Carifta Swimming Championships, slated for April 11-14 in Barbados. Jamaica placed second behind The Bahamas at...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2020 | 12:32 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

UNITED STATES-bred EROY yesterday grabbed the lead entering the backstretch and was never headed, foiling local runner TOMOHAWK’s bid to stake his claim as a classic contender in the opening event at nine furlongs and 25 yards. Sent off as the 1-9...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2020 | 12:31 AM

KANDY, Sri Lanka (CMC): Speedster Oshane Thomas conjured up a stunning maiden five-wicket haul while opener Lendl Simmons hit a measured unbeaten half-century as West Indies celebrated captain Kieron Pollard’s 500th Twenty20 with a clinical 25-run...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2020 | 12:31 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Refurbishing work to the surface of the throwing ring at the National Stadium is now complete, following recent complaints from World Championships discus silver medal winner Fedrick Dacres. Dacres, the national record holder, and several other...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2020 | 12:28 AM

Last year, Kimar Farquharson was the shining high school star of the 41st Gibson McCook Relays. His stunning 4x800-metre anchor leg time-warped Calabar High School into the record books at 7 minutes 31.71 seconds. In a show of relay magic on...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2020 | 12:13 AM

Three players from the Port Saint Lucie Soccer Club, a United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) team, based in Port Saint Lucie, Florida, will be in the island next week to join up with Westmoreland Major League outfit, Tuscany Warriors, for the start...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2020 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A batting duel is expected to unfold at the Grenada National Stadium when the Windward Islands Volcanoes host the Jamaica Scorpions in their return West Indies Championship four-day fixture, which bowls off today. The teams had played to a draw in...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2020 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite losing to hosts Dominican Republic in the quarterfinals of the Concacaf Under-20 Women’s Championship yesterday, adviser Hubert Busby said he was proud of the performances of Jamaica’s young Reggae Girlz throughout the tournament. Jamaica...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2020 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton says national sporting associations as well as individual athletes should seek advice from the ministry before travelling overseas to the countries that have been affected by the deadly, new...

Published:Wednesday | March 4, 2020 | 2:36 PMLivingston Scott - Gleaner Writer -

Jamaica's Under 20 Reggae Girlz suffered a 2-1 defeat to hosts Dominican Republic on Wednesday in the Concacaf under-20 Championship quarter-finals, ending their hopes of reaching the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup, which will be held in Panama and...

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