Sun | Jan 19, 2020

Sports

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:55 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC): West Indies face India in the opening One-Day International (ODI) today, once again aware of their status as underdogs but armed with “a clear plan” on how to produce an upset in the three-match series. They are without a...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:54 AMNodley Wright - Sunday Gleaner Writer

After what he considers missed opportunities against bottom-of-the-table Vere United and top-of-the-table Waterhouse following 1-1 draws, Alex Thomas will be looking to lead his team to a win over middle-of-the-table Harbour View in the Red Stripe...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:53 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

Coach Ato Boldon is expecting Jamaican sprinting prodigy Briana Williams to eclipse her performances from last season in the coming year, after a strong start to her preparations so far. Williams, who stopped the clock at 10.94 seconds for third...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:52 AM

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP): The International team has the lead going into the final day of the Presidents Cup for the first time in 16 years, and it has a trio of rookies to thank for that. Marc Leishman and unbeaten rookie Abraham Ancer staged a...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:51 AM

BERLIN (AP): Philippe Coutinho scored a hat-trick and set up two more goals as Bayern Munich came from behind to rout Werder Bremen 6-1 and end a two-game losing run in the Bundesliga yesterday. Robert Lewandowski scored two and substitute Thomas...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:48 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP): Mo Salah scored twice as Liverpool kept up their relentless Premier League title charge with a 2-0 win over last-place Watford yesterday. Liverpool looked shaky defensively at times, but Salah finished off a lightning...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:48 AMRaymond Graham - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Last year, Excelsior walked away with top honours at the inaugural Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) tournament, which was held on local soil, after getting the better of Holmwood Technical 46-27. At this year’s staging, Gaynstead...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:47 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Newly elected Olympians Association of Jamaica (OAJ) president Marvin Anderson says that he is honoured to be given the opportunity to work towards helping to improve the lives of Jamaican Olympians. The 37-year-old replaces outgoing president...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 6:18 PM

Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce walked away with the Best Female Athlete award at the first ever Panam Sports Awards in Fort Lauderdale on Friday.  Fraser-Pryce, who won gold in the 200m at the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru earlier this...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:25 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC): Despite a recent disappointing record in One-Day Internationals (ODI), assistant coach Roddy Estwick believes the signs are there that the Windies are about to turn around their fortunes in the format. Speaking ahead of...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:25 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

SENTIENT returns off a month’s break, a longer rest period than the three horses who beat him in the Diamond Mile, getting an ideal distance against horses, who he has had the jump on from this season’s three-year-old classics. It’s SENTIENT’s turn...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

American Patrick Cover shot an impressive four-under-par round of 68 to take sole leadership after day two of the Alacran Jamaica Open at the Tryall Golf Course in Hanover. The day one co-leader Cover followed up his opening round 69 for a two day...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:22 AM

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz will know who their new head coach is in just a matter of days, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts says. The JFF boss refused to go into details about the pending appointment, but said that the...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:22 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

From working tirelessly to reinstate Jamaica into the International Gymnastics Federation (IGF), to funding a gym out of her own pocket, Nicole Grant-Brown, the president of the Jamaica Gymnastics Association (JAGA), has gone above and beyond to...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts has publicly reiterated his belief that national senior men’s team head coach, Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore, will lead the Reggae Boyz to the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Speaking at the launch of...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:20 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican gymnast Toni-Ann Williams has made the leap from competitor to trainer. The 24-year-old Olympian was named assistant head coach of the Towson University Tigers Gymnastic Team in Towson, Maryland. The position was announced on Thursday....

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:19 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

When Megan Tapper settled into the blocks for the 100-metre hurdles final in Doha at the 17th World Championships, she was on the cusp of her greatest accomplishment in track and field. Sadly, a twitchy start left her in tears, with the other...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Over the course of the last week, we had two high-profile Jamaican sports personalities ‘throwing shade’ at their former coaches in no uncertain way. Jhaniele Fowler, the captain of the Sunshine Girls, did not mince words when saying how...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:16 AM

BOSTON (AP): Joel Embiid responded to criticism from Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley to score a season-high 38 points and add 13 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers’ 115-109 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night. Embiid scored 16...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:16 AM

The Mico University College and The University of the West Indies (UWI) are set for an epic battle today at Mico starting at 3:00pm, in the final game in the best-of- three finals in the Intercol male Division 1 Basketball Competition. After going...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Local high school and college coaches will get a chance to see where their preparations are before they go on Christmas break, as they will be able to test their athletes at two development meets today. The Tyser Mills Meet will be held at the G....

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:15 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP): Jürgen Klopp extended his contract as Liverpool manager until 2024, the Premier League club said yesterday, in a further boost to their bid to become English champions for the first time in 30 years. “This club is in such a...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Clarendon College are the back-to-back daCosta Cup and Olivier Shield Champions, making them the best schoolboy football team in Jamaica. When I went to Clarendon College in 1992 as a child leaving Alley in Clarendon, all you would hear about is...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:08 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC): Veteran all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has finally confirmed his return to international cricket, announcing his availability for selection to the shortest format yesterday, with the Twenty20 (T20) World Cup just 10 months away. The...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:07 AM

FIFA has received bids from Brazil, Japan, Colombia and a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup. Football’s international governing body will now assess the bids, which will include visiting each country....

Pages

Subscribe to Sports