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Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES, AP:It was another fast start for Allyson Felix.Only 32 weeks into her pregnancy, the Olympic sprint champion gave birth to daughter Camryn on November 28 in an emergency Caesarean section after tests showed the baby's heart rate had...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 5:41 PM

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) said it will not be renewing Jamaica Scorpions' head coach Robert Samuels' contract. Samuels, who has been in charge of the team for two years, will see his contract expire on December 31. More on this...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Life in football is funny. Accomplished Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho lost his job at Manchester United this week and the celebrations by the club's fans gave his departure a ring of inevitability. Still, it's a sad end to his time at the Theatre...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC) :Leading Barbados Tridents batsman Dwayne Smith says he and other team members are yet to be paid all monies owed from this year's Caribbean Premier League campaign and believes that the situation could hurt the image of...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Lorne Donaldson and Andrew Price, assistant coaches to the Reggae Girlz World Cup team, believe that the Jamaican public has welcomed overseas-based members of the squad. The coaches made their observation during the Kingston stop on the Girlz's...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE University of West Indies (UWI) are back at the top of men's intercollegiate football. Last Saturday, they defeated defending champions G.C. Foster College 3-1 at the Harbour View Mini Stadium to win the Division One title and complete the...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Red Stripe Premier League was thrown into a tailspin yesterday after protesting referees did not turn up for three of four scheduled matches. General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Dalton Wint said that the root of the...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sunshine Girls captain and goalshooter Jhaniele Fowler has expressed her delight after finishing second in the voting for Netballer of the Year.Fowler picked up 27 votes, 10 behind England's Geva Mentor, who was claiming the top spot for the second...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Jose Mourinho was fired by Manchester United yesterday after failing to restore the club's status as a major European force in a turbulent 30-month spell marked by clashes with players and increasing disgruntlement at the...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As the month of December continues to move forward, the prospect of a new track and field season comes sharply into focus. Traditionally, it will kick off with the Pure Water/Jamaica College Invitational event scheduled for the school's brand- new...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PERTH, Australia (AP):Australia trounced India by 146 runs in the second Test to level the four-Test series 1-1 on the final day yesterday.Needing 287 runs to win, India resumed the day on 112-5 and were all out in a hurry for 140 in the second...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC):Ex-West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has held out little hope of a revival for his former team's fortunes unless key decisions are made in the Caribbean in the best interest of the game.His comments came in light of the...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Alex Marshall's 84th-minute goal, which earned his team a point in their 1-1 draw with newcomers Dunbeholden at Stadium East on Sunday, made him the team's leading scorer this season and leaves him just one shy of his total for the entire 2017-18...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens coach Jerome Waite is hoping that events do not get out of control and has called on the referee to be firm when his team meets hosts Tivoli Gardens in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the Edward Seaga Complex this afternoon at...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:It was a case of biting the hand that feeds you at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Monday night.Deshane Beckford, on loan from Montego Bay United, struck twice for Harbour View as the Stars of the East blanked his parent club 3-0 in...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JAIPUR, India (CMC):West Indies Twenty20 skipper Carlos Brathwaite attracted the highest price for a West Indies player at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here Tuesday as big-hitting left-handers Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran both...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The actions of Jamaica's sporting heroes this past week deserve special mention. Not because of their usual expertise and sporting prowess, but because of their influence on the actions of their fellow citizens.I am one of those people who believe...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SYLHET, Bangladesh:The Windies demolished Bangladesh by five wickets to win the First Twenty20 (T20) International at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Shai Hope's back-to-back unbeaten hundreds in the recent one-day series against Bangladesh has catapulted him into the top 10 of the ICC batting rankings.In the latest one-day rankings released on Sunday, the 25-year-old Hope jumped 17...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):One of the fiercest international rivalries in football will play out three times in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League when a trio of English teams take on German opposition.Five-time European champions Liverpool and...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):Five-time champions Sevilla have been drawn to face Lazio in the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League.Sevilla, who have won all five of their titles since 2006, are in second place in LaLiga, and Lazio are fifth in Serie A....

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler said they are now on a high after moving up one spot, to third, in the latest world rankings, which were published by the International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) on December 2.The...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The key to the city of Kingston was bestowed upon Jamaica's senior women's football team at a ceremony at Flag Circle in downtown Kingston yesterday. Sport Minister Olivia Grange said that mayors of other municipalities, upon learning of the...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Major changes are coming to Jamaica's premier cricketing venue, Sabina Park, as Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Communications and Marketing Manager Garth Williams says the stadium could even undergo a name change.Williams was speaking about new...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jose Mourinho chose his words carefully, and they proved to be as candid as they were concerning for Manchester United as their worst start to an English Premier League (EPL) season hit a new low."Liverpool," Mourinho said, "is a better team than us...

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