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Published:Tuesday | November 12, 2019 | 9:23 AM

Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has been named as one of five finalists for the World Athletics Female World Athlete of the Year Award.  Fraser-Pryce, the world 100m champion and 4x100m gold medallist from the World Championships in...

Published:Tuesday | November 12, 2019 | 12:27 AM

LUCK NOW, India, (CMC): Elegant stroke-maker Shai Hope carved out a seventh one-day hundred as West Indies completed a rare series whitewash with a five-wicket victory over Afghanistan in the third One-Day International here Monday. In pursuit of...

Published:Tuesday | November 12, 2019 | 12:27 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

As the IAAF continues to face backlash from athletes and other stakeholders following its decision to cut certain events from the Diamond League final next season, World Championships silver medallist Fedrick Dacres has described the decision as a setback for discus throwers...

Published:Tuesday | November 12, 2019 | 12:26 AMGareth Davis Sr / Gleaner Writer

A huge blue marlin caught off the coast of Port Antonio, Portland, is creating a buzz locally and internationally after news emerged about a local fisherman and his more-than-six-hour battle with the billed fish. Since the landing of the blue...

Published:Tuesday | November 12, 2019 | 12:25 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

The last semi-finalists spot in Group H will be known as the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup quarter-finals conclude today. Already qualified St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) will battle Jamaica College (JC) at Stadium East while St George’s...

Published:Tuesday | November 12, 2019 | 12:24 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jermaine Thomas, coach of surprise daCosta Cup semi-finalists McGrath High, says his team has nothing to fear when they face defending champions Clarendon College in the last four of the competition tomorrow at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in St...

Published:Tuesday | November 12, 2019 | 12:10 AM

The sport of racing horses is going through a period of stress as the promotion of the sport is facing some serious financial difficulties. The Government, who at one time was the sole promoter of the sport, eventually sought buyers. Supreme...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:33 AMDaniel Wheeler/ - Gleaner Writer

Glendon ‘Admiral’ Bailey has returned to Tivoli Gardens FC as the club’s technical director. The appointment was made official on Thursday as Tivoli look to address a string of poor results which leave them close to the relegation zone in the Red...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred/ - Gleaner Writer

Left-handed opener Assad Fudadin scored his second List ‘A’ hundred while Nkrumah Bonner made 97; however, the Jamaica Scorpions suffered their second consecutive loss in the Colonial Medical Super50 Cup, going down by an emphatic eight wickets to...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:32 AM

St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) principal Keith Wellington’s words regarding whether his school’s star sprinter, Sachin Dennis, will be switching allegiance from Jamaica has only fanned the flames of the ‘will he, won’t he’ talks about...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:32 AMLivingston Scott/ - Gleaner Writer

Portmore United head coach Ricardo ‘Bibi’ Gardner has said that his team should not have come away from their game against Waterhouse without three points after the teams battled to a 1-1 draw. Their Red Stripe Premier League match at the Spanish...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:31 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia: India Women defeated Windies Women by 10 wickets in the second Twenty20 (T20) International at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground to take a 2-0 series lead. Anisa Mohammed, the stand-in captain as Stafanie Taylor has been ruled...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:31 AM

Mushtaque Mohammed has returned as president of the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Organisation (CAZOVA) at the body’s congress held at the Sunscape Resort In Montego Bay, St James, yesterday. Mohammed, a Trinidadian, defeated Lucille Hubson, first...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:29 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (AP): Le’Veon Bell scored a go-ahead one-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter after a 33-yard pass interference penalty on DeAndre Baker, and the New York Jets rallied and then held on to beat the Giants 34-27...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:29 AMRaymond Graham/ - Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Gaynstead High, St Catherine High, and former champions Excelsior High remain unbeaten among the seniors with impressive wins after two sets of matches in the second round of the ISSA Urban Area Netball Competition. Gaynstead,...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:27 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC): Injury has ruled captain Stafanie Taylor out of the remainder of the Twenty20 (T20) series against India, dealing a serious blow to the Windies’ chances of making a comeback in the five-match rubber. Cricket West Indies...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:27 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP): Liverpool surged eight points clear atop the English Premier League by beating Manchester City 3-1 yesterday, establishing a strong lead after 12 rounds. Fabinho and Mohamed Salah scored inside the opening 13 minutes before...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 5:59 PMDaniel Wheeler - Gleaner Writer -

Tivoli Gardens and Molynes United battled to a 1-1 draw in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Edward Seaga Complex on Sunday. Sergino Frankson gave the visitors the lead in the 26th minute, calmly converting from the penalty spot...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 5:20 PMLennox Aldred - Gleaner Writer -

The Jamaica scorpions lost their second straight game in the Regional Super 50 Cup after going down by eight wickets to the Leeward Islands Hurricanes at Conaree Park in St Kitts on Sunday. Batting first, the Scorpions posted a respectable 262 for...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:48 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

SHE’S A MANEATER dismissed stablemate STRANGER DANGER and rival Anthony Nunes’ TOONA CILIATA from three furlongs out to score a three-length victory in yesterday’s Diamond Mile, clocking a stakes record 1:35.1, handing trainer Wayne DaCosta his...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:48 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

DaCosta Cup champions Clarendon College (CC) turned in a workman-like performance as they defeated St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) 2-1 to book their spot in the semi-finals of the ISSA Champions Cup Knockout competition at the Stadium East...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:47 AMNodley Wright - Sunday Gleaner Writer

If the form and/or stance of both camps prove true, Royal Lakes could be buzzing with excitement today when Dunbeholden FC and Mount Pleasant do battle in one of five games on in the final set of games in the third round. This game pits the fourth-...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:47 AM

LUCKNOW, India (CMC): Nicholas Pooran struck a Man-of-the-Match half-century as West Indies defied an invasion of moths to brush aside Afghanistan by 47 runs in yesterday’s second One-Day International (ODI), and clinch their first series in five...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:47 AM

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