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Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP):Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has been released from hospital following successful surgery for stomach bleeding.His lawyer, Matias Morla, said that the 58-year old former Boca Juniors and Napoli player, and...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):David de Gea produced 11 saves in a virtuoso goalkeeping performance yesterday, helping Manchester United to a 1-0 victory over Tottenham secured by Marcus Rashford's goal in the English Premier League (EPL).By passing his first...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions suffered the ignominy of being soundly beaten in their first three games in the Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day competition after the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force completed the formalities to...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts (AP):Sony Michel ran for 129 yards and had three touchdowns and the New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Chargers 41-28 in the divisional play-offs yesterday to earn their eighth straight trip to the AFC championship...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Fedrick Dacres, the world's top discus thrower, got his 2019 campaign off to a solid start at the Fuller Memorial at Manchester High School on Saturday. Though he felt his technique was somewhat off, Dacres cranked out a consistent series of throws...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The recent news and published images of Jamaican sprint great Veronica Campbell-Brown's (VCB) advanced state of pregnancy automatically triggered congratulatory and emotional sentiments, followed closely by speculative and reflective thoughts as to...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Immaculate Conception High School (ICHS) track and field coach Floyd Quarrie says they are embarking on what he sees as a long-term plan to improve its programme, with a larger number of young athletes taking up the sport this season.Immaculate, who...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The festive season has come and gone, but it has left behind cricket of the highest order, especially for those who love "the purer form of cricket" or those who worship at the altar of Test cricket.In fact, Test cricket, at least for the past few...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Trailing 1-0 in a dreary London derby, what Arsenal manager Unai Emery needed was a creative spark to inspire a comeback at West Ham.Mesut Ozil, perhaps? The playmaker wasn't in the starting line-up, but he wasn't on the bench either....

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMOrville Higgins

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force are favoured to come away with an outright win against the Jamaica Scorpions when play resumes on today's fourth and final day of the WICB Professional Cricket League Four-day match at Sabina Park.Chasing 325 for...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

ANOTHER BULLET yesterday defied topweight 126lb with Barbadian jockey Simon Husbands to turn the tables on third-place ANOTHER VIGOROUS in the St Catherine Cup at five and a half furlongs.After a scrappy start and first furlong, which later prompted...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AM

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (CMC):Guyana Jaguars defied half-centuries from Alick Athanaze and Devon Smith and looked set to complete their fourth straight victory after they fortified their hold on their match against Windward Islands Volcanoes in the West...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

After making the bottom of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) their own for most of the season, Dunbeholden FC are getting a taste of life off it, and they are loving it.So good is the feeling above the league basement that the St Catherine-based...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

St Jago's High's Class Three athlete, Alex Taylor, was the highlight of the JAAA/Puma/Fuller/Anderson Development meet at Kirkvine yesterday with a record run in the 800 metres.Taylor, who was one of the stars at the Purewater/JC/R. Danny Williams...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Wilford 'Billy' Heaven says he is yet to receive a report from match officials on why play was suspended for four hours on the opening day of the Jamaica Scorpions versus Trinidad and Tobago WICB...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 11:18 PMOrville Higgins

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force were dismissed for 233 in their second innings on the stroke of tea on day three of the WICB Professional Cricket League Four-day match against the Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina Park.Nikita Miller was the star for the...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:16 AM

The US Olympic Committee (USOC) is facing mounting criticism over its action, or lack thereof, on matters related to sexual abuse.On January 4, 2019, an ad hoc group, The Committee to Restore Integrity to the USOC, sent a letter to the USOC calling...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Manchester Spurs are aiming to thwart a mighty challenge from St Ann Orchids in their Berger Elite League netball clash at Leila Robinson Courts today, beginning at 5p.m.The match in Netball Jamaica's semi-professional competition, is the first of a...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott

Exciting Harbour View and national midfielder, Peter-Lee Vassell, will be plying his trade in Major League Soccer (MLS) next season after he was drafted by Los Angeles FC as the number 16 pick in the second round of the draft in the United States...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AM

With Sabina Park set to host its first rugby tournament on January 19, president of the Jamaica Rugby Union Jerry Benzwick says the intention is to establish the venue as an international rugby venue in the future.Sabina Park will host the sixth...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With relegation looming large over former champions Montego Bay United, captain and assistant coach Dwayne Ambusley believes the return of injury-prone striker Dino Williams is the answer to their troubles this season.Williams, the team's leading...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

After an exciting start to the 2019 track and field season, with the staging of the Pure Water/Jamaica College R. Danny Williams Meet a week ago, action will get into a higher gear today with the staging of three meets.Two of these will take place...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AM

We should have known that something was amiss when the Jamaica Scorpions opted to bowl first, after winning the toss against the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at Sabina Park in their Regional Four-Day clash, now under way.The Jamaican pacers toiled...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Leading international athletes have welcomed the addition of two exciting new events to the programme for the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019.A mixed 2x2x400m relay and mixed shuttle hurdles relay have been added to the programme of events. Joining...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

ANOTHER VIGOROUS has transformed from a tearaway sprinter to a more relaxed running style, which should suit him when he goes for a second straight win among open-allowance company in this afternoon's St Catherine Cup at five and a half furlongs....

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