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Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With most Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) players now on at least a two-day Christmas break from training, many coaches will be a bit worried.There is concern that some players may go too far in their celebrations and return to training well below...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As the month of December draws to its inevitable close in a matter of days, Foster's Fairplay reflects on the top sporting moment that was recorded during the year. Opinions will differ according to the interest of the individual who is called on to...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

Ravaged by Wayne DaCosta's determined comeback, capped by a well-crafted five-timer on Saturday, which pushed the champion $1.47m clear in the trainers' title race, Anthony Nunes' hopes of winning his first crown now depend on how much purse money...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):One by one they came forward, more than 150 in all. Fearful, yet defiant. Vulnerable, but resolute, buoyed by the hope of catharsis and the promise of justice.Standing in a Michigan courtroom last January, women and girls sexually...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP):Bayer Leverkusen have fired coach Heiko Herrlich despite two Bundesliga wins in a row.The German club, which is ninth in the standings, says former Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Bosz is taking...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Wilford 'Billy' Heaven says his board will be moving very swiftly in the new year to select a new head coach for the Jamaica Scorpions.Last Thursday, the JCA announced that the contract of coach...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Over the past three seasons, Colorado Murray has been Tivoli Gardens' most consistent goalscorer in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL).The former Excelsior High Manning Cupper has continued where he left off last season, netting six goals in 18...

Published:Tuesday | December 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

  LOS ANGELES, AP - There's no NBA Finals rematch this year on Christmas. Not technically, anyway. It's LeBron James vs the Golden State Warriors for the fourth consecutive year on December 25, though James will be wearing a...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 8:21 PM

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Rafael Benitez believes he will achieve a second miracle in successive campaigns if he manages to avoid Premier League relegation with Newcastle again. "We have to be realistic and understand we will be in the...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 8:04 PM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool are well placed to end a frustrating 28-year wait for the top-flight title, but manager Juergen Klopp says he will be quick to make a move in next month's transfer window if his squad suddenly...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 7:55 PM

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal will be without Henrikh Mkhitaryan for at least six weeks because of an injury to his right foot, the London club said on Monday. The Armenia playmaker fractured a metatarsal in Wednesday's 2-0 League Cup quarter-...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 7:46 PM

  LOS ANGELES, AP - There's no NBA Finals rematch this year on Christmas. Not technically, anyway. It's LeBron James vs the Golden State Warriors for the fourth consecutive year on December 25, though James will be wearing a...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 7:23 PM

  HOBART, Australia, CMC – Barbadian fast bowling sensation Jofra Archer starred yet again as he helped power Hobart Hurricanes to a six-wicket win over Dwayne Bravo’s Melbourne Stars in the Australian Big Bash here Monday. The 23-...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 6:57 PMKavarly Arnold

Western Bureau  The coaches of  both FC Reno and Humble Lion FC felt hard done by the officiating in their Red Stripe Premier League match that ended 2-2 at the Frome Sports Complex on Sunday.   Glendon 'Admiral' Bailey,...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 5:59 PM

  Levy Cheeks topped this year’s Guardian Group Constant Spring Golf Club Corporate Challenge on Sunday with a net score of 52.1.   The team of Metry Seaga, Paul Chin, Spencer Chung and Bruce Levy defeated  21 rivals...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 4:41 PMDr Paul Wright

The future of West Indies cricket is foremost in the minds of all the fans of this team that meant so much to this region in the past years of unparalleled dominance. As the team selected stumbles from series defeat to series defeat, journalists,...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The upcoming Jamaica College (JC)/Pure Water/Danny Williams Invitational Track and Field meet on Saturday, January 5, 2019, will offer athletes a more comfortable facility to get ready for the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:15 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):Twenty20 skipper Carlos Brathwaite has praised the influence of interim Windies head coach Floyd Reifer, in the Caribbean's capture of T20 series against Bangladesh. The Windies produced a strong all-round performance in...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United head coach Shavar Thomas said players will be held accountable if they come back to training out of shape from their holiday break. Many Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) players tend to return from the Yuletide season carrying extra...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The high-profile sacking of Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho followed by the lower-scale exit of Jamaica's national cricket coach Robert Samuels, again brings into sharp focus the underlying principle of sports, where it is accepted that...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP):Tottenham crushed Everton 6-2 yesterday to move within two points of second-place Manchester City in the English Premier League (EPL).England captain Harry Kane returned to Tottenham's starting line-up and scored two goals at...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Spartans defeated Cedar Grove Cyclones 28-14 in overtime to be crowned JRLA/RLATG National Division 2 Champions on Saturday. It marked the first time the Spartans have claimed the coveted cup after only three...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC):Windies opener Evin Lewis has vaulted 11 places into the top five of the ICC Twenty20 (T20) International batting rankings, following his half-century in the decisive third match in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Saturday....

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ATLANTA (AP):Frank de Boer, who appeared in two FIFA World Cups for the Netherlands during an illustrious playing career and went on to capture four straight league titles as Ajax coach, is taking over at Atlanta United.The Major League Soccer (MLS...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

After beating UWI FC 2-0 to move back into the top six of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the UWI Mona Bowl yesterday, Tivoli Gardens coach Omar Edwards, said they are back where they belong in the table. The west Kingston club ended a five-...

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