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Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:47 AMRaymond Graham /Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON College’s (KC) outstanding jumper/hurdler Wayne Pinnock got his campaign off to a sizzling start as he blazed to an impressive record run in the Class One 110m hurdles at yesterday’s Central Hurdles and Relays Meet at the G.C. Foster...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:46 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

National senior netball captain Jhaniele Fowler produced a strong performance to guide the Sunshine Girls to a close 59-54 victory over South Africa in their opening match of the four-nation Vitality Netball Nations Cup in Nottingham, England...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:40 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Christopher Samuda, said Tajay Grant and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are deserving winners of the 2019 RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards, and expects both athletes to...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:29 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP): Conor McGregor’s opening flurry – a punch that missed, followed by shoulder and elbow shots to the face – bloodied Donald Cerrone’s nose. He then floored Cerrone only 20 seconds into the bout with a perfectly placed kick to the head...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:26 AM

After approximately two and half years in the international cricket wilderness, Trinidadian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo made his return to the West Indies team for the just-concluded three-match T20 series against Ireland. Surprisingly, the response...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz head coach Hubert Busby Jr said the team’s late start to preparation was the main reason highly-experienced and qualified coach David Gough was added to the coaching staff for the upcoming Concacaf Women’s Olympic qualifiers later this...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 6:04 PMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer -

Tivoli Gardens defeated UWI FC 1-0 in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Edward Seaga Complex this afternoon. Stephen Barnett scored the only goal of the game in the 71st minute when his curling shot slipped from the grasp of UWI...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:16 AM

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Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:15 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

TRAINER Ian Parsard yesterday fired two warning shots in the direction of WOW WOW, last year’s champion two-year-old and winter-book favourite for this season’s classics, sending out debutant DOUBLE CROWN and MAHOGANY to post impressive seven-...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:15 AM

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC): All-rounder Nyeem Young struck a nerveless half-century to inspire a West Indies comeback as the Caribbean side overturned the odds to upset powerhouses Australia by three wickets and register their first-ever win...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:15 AMOrville Higgins - Sunday Gleaner Writer

All three results are still possible on today’s final day of the West Indies Regional Four-day Championship game between the Jamaica Scorpions and the Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park. The home team will resume on 291 for three in their...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:14 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Tajay Gayle and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, 2019’s respective RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year, are navigating different challenges relative to where they are in their careers. The rhetoric regarding Fraser-Pryce’s...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:13 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls will be aiming for a fresh start today when they battle South Africa in their opening match of the four-nation Vitality Netball Nations Cup in England. The match is scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. Jamaica time. The...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Olympian Alia Atkinson produced an improved display in the second meet of the FINA Champion Swim Series at the Ying Dong Swimming Natatorium in Beijing, China, yesterday. Atkinson, the short course world record holder, placed second in the 50...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:12 AMNodley Wright - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Portmore United had a much-needed bounce last week with a win over Arnett Gardens, and they will be looking to continue their upward climb this week when they play away to the inconsistent Molynes United. The fifth-place team...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:10 AM

The resignation of Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies, followed by a delay by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) in appointing his replacement, came at the most inopportune time as the Girlz prepared for the upcoming Olympic qualifiers. Despite...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:08 AM

The inaugural Sandals St Mary Jeff McKitty 35 Overs Super League competition bowls off today with three big clashes across the parish. The competition, which is sponsored by Sandals Resorts, Costley Construction, Total Tools, Parkway Pharmacy,...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:06 AM– Gregory Bryce

Manager of the Reggae Girlz team Jean Nelson believes that the continued positive performances of the Girlz has led to a direct increase in the demand for the players’ services professionally. Two Reggae Girlz, Konya Plummer and Chantelle Swaby,...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:39 AM

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, (CMC) : Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has welcomed the return of veteran all-rounder Dwayne Bravo to the West Indies Twenty20 squad following a three-and-a-half year break, and believes the Caribbean side is...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Justin Burrowes will extend his participation at the Latin America Amateur Golf Championship following round two action at the Mayakoba El Camaleon Club in Mexico. Burrowes followed up his first-round 78 to shot a four-over-par 75 on the...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:37 AM

KIMBERLEY, South Africa, (CMC) : Boosted by victories in their two warm-up matches during the week, 2016 champions West Indies will look to make a winning start to their ICC Under-19 World Cup campaign when they take on 2018 runners-up Australia in...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:36 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions once again showed fragility with the bat, as the home side were totally outplayed on the second day of their West Indies Championship Regional Four Day match against the Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park yesterday. The...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:35 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Lacovia High School isn’t a track and field powerhouse … yet. However, the school’s athletics programme is growing and as part of that growth, Lacovia High is targeting scholarships for its student-athletes and a possible appearance at the Penn...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:34 AM

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Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:34 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

As expected, iconic sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and last year’s long jump surprise package Tajay Gayle last night walked away with top honours at the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards 2019. In...

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