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Published:Wednesday | April 15, 2020 | 12:22 AM

The plans for the world’s sporting calendar continue to take a flogging because of the uncertainty of the total impact of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. At the present stage, especially where the scheduled dates are close, it is quite...

Published:Wednesday | April 15, 2020 | 12:21 AM

Sports have gone dark, and so have the sporting goods stores that sold the G-Form protective pads used in football, mountain biking and by dozens of Major League baseball players. So CEO Glen Giovanucci had a choice: Shut down the North Smithfield...

Published:Tuesday | April 14, 2020 | 4:27 PM

TOKYO (AP) — There is no “Plan B” for the Olympics if they need to be postponed again because of the coronavirus pandemic, Tokyo organisers said Tuesday. Masa Takaya, the spokesman for the Tokyo Olympics, said organisers are...

Published:Tuesday | April 14, 2020 | 12:17 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

WELL-KNOWN SPORTS administrator Freddie Green died on April 12 after a lengthy illness. He was 88 years old. Known in particular for his distinguished service to the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), Green also did sterling work...

Published:Tuesday | April 14, 2020 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

WHILE PREMIER League Clubs Association (PLCA) Chairman Mike Henry has welcomed the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) move to waive fees for the rest of the domestic football season, he says that the association will further examine the...

Published:Tuesday | April 14, 2020 | 12:09 AM

TOKYO (AP): THE INTERNATIONAL Olympic Committee (IOC) will face “several hundred million dollars” of added costs because of the postponement of the Tokyo Games, the body’s president said. Thomas Bach spoke in an interview with German newspaper Die...

Published:Tuesday | April 14, 2020 | 12:08 AM

ANOTHER WEEK has passed with no sports anywhere; no leagues, no competition, no training. For the unrepentant and addicted fan, the absence of live sport on television only aggravates the agony of social distancing and ]tan-a-yuh-yard’. The well-...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 4:26 PMAkino Ming, Staff Reporter -

Retired sports administrator Winfred 'Freddie' Green has passed. He was 88 years-old. Green served as the director of sport at the Mico College and The University of the West Indies, but it was his tenure as secretary of the Inter-Secondary...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 4:19 PM

Retired sports administrator Freddie Green has died. Green, who passed away on Sunday, served as the director of sport at the Mico University College and The University of the West Indies, but it was his tenure as secretary of the Inter-Secondary...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 12:22 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) president Warren Blake says his administration will consider the August date set by World Athletics to stage the National Championships (commonly known as ‘Trials’) if restrictions on mass...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 12:22 AM

Fedrick Dacres has proven himself to be one of the best discus throwers that Jamaica has to offer. As an athlete who progressed through the ranks of Jamaica’s junior programme, he knows what it takes to reach the top of his sport. Dacres says that...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 12:21 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Test skipper Jason Holder is confident about returning to his best One-Day form following a recent lean patch and said he was still adjusting to the transition of being just a player again after being replaced as captain...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 12:20 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Sports psychologist Dr Olivia Rose is pleased to see that coaches are being more receptive to receiving mental-health treatment in light of the pressures that the coronavirus pandemic is placing on the sporting world. Rose was speaking during...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

CAVALIER FC technical director Rudolph Speid has lauded the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) recent gesture to waive over $6 million in bill payments. But he said he expects even more relief to follow from the Government and the sport’s world...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 12:16 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): CHIEF SELECTOR Roger Harper believes the Windies still have “a good shot” at winning this October’s Twenty20 (T20) World Cup in Australia, even though their recent form has seen them slump in the international...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 12:15 AM

(AP): Real Sociedad plans to have its players resume training individually this week. That would make it the first Spanish club to resume activities during the coronavirus pandemic. The club says players will have the option to start practising at...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Austin ‘Jack’ Warner was president of the regional governing body of football, Concacaf, for over two decades. He was a vice-president of the world governing body, FIFA, for 14 years and a member of FIFA’s powerful Executive Committee for 28 years...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 12:06 AM

LONDON, England (AP): Stirling Moss, a daring, speed-loving Englishman regarded as the greatest Formula One (F1) driver never to win the world championship, has died. He was 90. Moss died peacefully at his London home following a long illness, his...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2020 | 12:06 AM

Liverpool(AP): LIVERPOOL GREAT Kenny Dalglish has expressed “immense gratitude” to the National Health Service (NHS) staff after returning home from the hospital following his coronavirus diagnosis. The 69-year-old former Celtic, Scotland and...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2020 | 12:32 AM

MUMBAI, India (CMC): India’s government extended its nationwide lockdown of the country to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, dealing a further blow to the already endangered Indian Premier League. The initial lockdown began on...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2020 | 12:32 AMRobert Bailey - Gleaner Writer

Minister of Sports Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange says that preparation work for the redevelopment of the National Stadium complex is continuing despite the threat of the COVID-19 virus locally. Up to yesterday, 69 persons tested positive for the virus....

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the Jamaican economy very hard, and two areas – agriculture and tourism – have been among the sectors that have absorbed a lot of body blows. Several hotels were closed after tourist arrivals from North America hit...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2020 | 12:30 AMHubert Lawrence - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Simon Tomlinson and Kane Watson, Jamaica’s top table tennis players, have emerged from a period of isolation with a clean bill of health. The isolation followed their return from Europe just as the novel coronavirus health challenge was causing...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2020 | 12:30 AM

DENVER (AP): By the time the news filtered to him, Edwin Moses had already left a promising engineering job to focus on a full-time career on the track. He was lucky. He already had an Olympic gold medal hanging on his wall. Hundreds of other...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2020 | 12:29 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Test skipper Jason Holder is confident of returning to his best one-day form following a recent lean patch, and said he was still adjusting to the transition of being just a player again after being replaced as captain...

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