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Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 6:07 PMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer - Tivoli Gardens midfielder Jermaine 'Teddy' Johnson was shot and injured today. Head coach Philip Williams confirmed to The Gleaner moments ago that Johnson was shot in the shoulder. -

Williams said that he was notified of the incident by club president Dawn Herron. Williams said that Johnson, 40-years-old, is at the Kingston Public Hospital and he is awaiting a further update on his status. Johnson has represented Jamaica 74...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 10:29 AM

Akino Ming/Staff Reporter Even as the number of coronavirus cases continue to increase in St Thomas, it did not deter senior citizens, who according to research, are more susceptible to die from the disease, from flocking to polling stations in...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 12:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Today is the day that the nation goes to the polls to elect a new Government, however, the Jamaican Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise, the Tallawahs, will be on the hunt for a victory of their own when they take on the St Kitts and Nevis...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Paul Christie, Dunbeholden FC’s board member and team manager, is optimistic that the Red Stripe Premier League will return before the end of the year after revealing plans to have the competition played without fans in an adjusted format, a...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

As Jamaicans go to the polls today, national senior netball captain Jhaneile Fowler is urging the party that forms the next government to pump a lot more money into the national netball programme. “For whichever government that is coming, what I...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 12:08 AM

Jamaican athlete Shauna-Kay Hines has been selected by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) – the worldwide governing body for para sports – for an ongoing initiative in social media to promote next year’s postponed Paralympic Games in...

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2020 | 12:43 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

In the midst of allegations involving Real Salt Lake’s majority owner, Dell Loy Hansen, for making racist comments, head club scout and former national player Andy Williams has revealed incidents of racial abuse by the owner. Williams also...

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2020 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

He has been dubbed ‘Superman’ by his many adoring cricket fans, but yesterday, Andre Russell proved that superheroes do have their days off, as his late heroics with the bat couldn’t prevent the Jamaica Tallawahs from going down by 19 runs to the...

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2020 | 12:29 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Like she did during her second Olympic Games in Seoul in 1988, Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn is approaching her second general election with a sense of composure. Cuthbert-Flynn, who won two silver medals at the Barcelona Games in 1992, told The Gleaner...

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2020 | 12:10 AM

Four members of the Jamaica national karate team, Valentyna Zolotarova, Alton Brown, Jessica Cargil and Kenneth Edwards, helped to raise over $148,000 in aid of the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation by hosting an online karate seminar called ‘...

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2020 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) took the decision at its annual general meeting (AGM) on Thursday not to play any domestic cricket for the rest of the calendar year because of the increase in coronavirus cases locally. However, the...

Published:Tuesday | September 1, 2020 | 12:30 AM

With several players from Red Stripe Premier League clubs now being unemployed due to the disruption of the football season due to the local coronavirus outbreak, there are increasing calls for greater assistance for those most affected by the...

Published:Tuesday | September 1, 2020 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

While most of the attention relating to ISSA’s cancellation of high school sports for the September-to-December term has been given to schoolboy footballers and competitions, sports such as basketball, netball and even track and field, which...

Published:Tuesday | September 1, 2020 | 12:26 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

According to national defender Damion Lowe, he is closing in on the next destination of his playing career. The 27-year-old centre back has been a free agent since May, choosing to part ways with Norwegian Club IK Start after a three-year stint....

Published:Tuesday | September 1, 2020 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs will today aim to do what they have not done since 2018, and that is to beat the Trinbago Knight Riders, who are unbeaten so far this year and continue their march up the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) table. With four matches...

Published:Tuesday | September 1, 2020 | 12:22 AM

ROME (AP): Prolific scorer Ciro Immobile has extended his contract with Lazio through 2025. His previous contract was due to expire in 2023. “This is important, because Immobile had gained the attention of some big clubs, considering that he’s the...

Published:Tuesday | September 1, 2020 | 12:21 AM

BERN, Switzerland (AP): Football great Michel Platini arrived at Switzerland’s federal prosecution office yesterday morning to be questioned about a $2-million payment he received from FIFA in 2011. Platini is formally a suspect because of the...

Published:Tuesday | September 1, 2020 | 12:06 AM

The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, has announced the erection of a statue of Usain Bolt in Water Square to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the establishment of the town of Falmouth, which became...

Published:Tuesday | September 1, 2020 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican basketballer Shevon Thompson is hoping to represent Jamaica at the international level, but claims he has no idea what is taking place with the programme, and that he has no contact with anyone in the Jamaica Basketball Association....

Published:Monday | August 31, 2020 | 12:22 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

As student athletes come to terms with the reality of no sporting competitions for the upcoming school term, National Parent-Teacher Association of Jamaica (NPTAJ) vice-president Stewart Jacobs believes that the Inter-secondary School Sports...

Published:Monday | August 31, 2020 | 12:22 AM

Sheffield United midfielder Ravel Morrison is ready to make his long-awaited Reggae Boyz debut the next time the team turns out for an international game, says team manager Roy Simpson. The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has been trying to...

Published:Monday | August 31, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The United Soccer League (USL), in recognising the contribution Caribbean players have made to the United States division two competition, recently named a top 10 list of regional players for this season with Jamaica and Phoenix Rising star...

Published:Monday | August 31, 2020 | 12:17 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

ANTHONY THOMAS, the 2018 champion jockey, reeled off four winners yesterday, three for former champion trainer Wayne DaCosta, including United States-bred SIR ALTON in the War Zone Sprint. Thomas’ four-timer kept him within striking distance of...

Published:Monday | August 31, 2020 | 12:16 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad {CMC): Reigning champions Barbados Tridents bungled a straightforward run chase to slump to a shock defeat as St Lucia Zouks made history with the lowest total ever defended in Caribbean Premier League history here...

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 1:15 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

ABOVE AND BEYOND yesterday wore down a game ANOTHER AFFAIR to land the Jamaica Oaks, crowning a bumper day for trainer Anthony Nunes and leading rider, Dane Nelson. Always a two-horse affair between 1000 Guineas winner, ABOVE AND BEYOND, and runner...

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