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Published:Wednesday | January 22, 2020 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Christopher Samuda, president of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), says the body’s 10 in 20 Olympic campaign, which targets qualification in 10 different disciplines for the 2020 Games set for Tokyo, Japan, is in full gear. Jamaica has so far...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 12:29 PM

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP): Patrick Mahomes tip-toed down the sideline for a game-turning touchdown, added three TD passes, and the Kansas City Chiefs made their first Super Bowl in a half-century by beating the Tennessee Titans 35-24 on Sunday...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 7:45 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

As Yona Knight-Wisdom prepares for a crucial 2020 season, headlined by making this year’s Olympic Games, the 24-year-old believes that recent success has validated his decision to represent Jamaica in the sport. The Pan American Games silver...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 7:45 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having defeated South Africa in their opening match of the four-nation Vitality Netball Nations Cup, Sunshine Girls captain Jhaniele Fowler said the Jamaicans are pumped up ahead of tomorrow’s clash against world champions New Zealand in Birmingham...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 7:44 AM

National senior women’s lacrosse player Monique Morrison wasn’t a part of the team that made history last November in qualifying for the 2021 Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in the United States. However, she was busy on home soil, reaching a...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 7:43 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

For young Jamaican driver Alex Powell, the year 2019 could not have gone any better. In a season where he won the ROK Super Final in Italy and became the first Jamaican and Caribbean driver to sign to a Formula One team, Powell’s success was...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 7:38 AM

The RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards went to Tajay Gayle on the men’s side and the great Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce for the women as predicted and expected. The glittering ceremony at The Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 7:35 AM

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC): All-rounder Nyeem Young became the first West Indian and only the fourth player of all time to hit a half-century and take five wickets at an ICC Under-19 World Cup as a clinical West Indies trounced England by 71...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 6:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) treasurer Darrington Ferguson says its Annual General Meeting (AGM) has been pushed back to accommodate the association’s audited report. This report will be the first done in the JTTA’s 74 year history....

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:53 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Justin Burrowes shot his best round of the Latin America Amateur Championship to finish tied in 42nd position following final-round action at the El Camaleon Club in Mayacoba Mexico. Burrowes shot a two over par 73 to finish with a total...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:52 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

For the second game in a row, defiant second innings batting saw the Jamaica Scorpions avoiding defeat after they played to a draw with the Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park in the Cricket West Indies Regional Four Day tournament yesterday...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:50 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After an impressive victory over Arnett Gardens last weekend, Portmore United followed that up with a controlled display in a 2-0 win over Molynes United in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Constant Spring complex yesterday. Head...

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...

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