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Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 11:15 PM

Former national table tennis player, Jasper Adams has passed.Adams died after a long illness at his home last Tuesday.A former YMCA defensive player, Adams was known for his heavy chop returns before coming in for a telling smash.He represented...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:15 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina:Jamaica will plunge into action at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games this morning when Emily MacDonald competes in heat two of the 100m freestyle, which is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. Jamaica time.The 15-year-old sealed her spot at...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:15 AM

SUZUKA, Japan (AP):Lewis Hamilton stormed to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix yesterday, claiming his fourth straight Formula One win and moving a step closer to a fifth world championship.Starting from pole, the Mercedes driver was never...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:14 AM

LONDON (AP):English Premier League title favourites Liverpool and Manchester City can usually be relied on to provide open and expansive games with goals aplenty. Yesterday's 0-0 draw at Anfield, however, was a drab affair that only came to life in...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There is an impasse engulfing English powerhouse football club Manchester United, where Manager Jose Mourinho appears to be at loggerheads with most of his star players, raising speculations that in addition to the manager's tactics and strategies...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Haile Selassie High School go into their Group E ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match this afternoon at home against second-placed Excelsior High, just two points off the pace.Since the start of the season,St Catherine High and Excelsior, both on 18...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite their 1-1 draw with Frome Technical High School, which saw defending champions Rusea's High School dropping points for the first time in the 2018 ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup, coach Vassell Reynolds is still hoping that they can finish as the...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior women's netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler-Reid said she is hoping to put on a better performance for local fans in Game Two of their two-Test LASCO series against Trinidad and Tobago tomorrow at the National Indoor Sports Centre....

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After going down 2-0 to Portmore United for their second successive defeat in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), Cavalier coach, Rudolph Speid says they will be keeping faith with the youngsters.Last-season semi-finalists Cavalier defeated Reno...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A few weeks ago, Jamaica hosted the Caribbean table tennis championships under the banner of the Caribbean Regional Table Tennis Federation, and for the first time, in a long while, the venue was the National Arena, and quite rightly so.In spite of...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RAJKOT, India (CMC):A familiar capitulation saw West Indies lose 14 wickets in just over two sessions as India romped to an emphatic innings and 272-run victory inside three days of the opening Test here yesterday to record their largest-ever win in...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Jamaica lost their opening match of the CONCACAF Women's Championships 2-0 to Canada on Friday, but assistant coach Andrew Price said that their display suggests that they will get a positive result against Costa Rica tomorrow night."Despite the...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Defending champions Portmore United and semi-finalists Cavalier will this afternoon meet in one of the most keenly anticipated games of the 2018-2019 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season.Neither team has had their best start the season. Portmore...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica Martin Lyn says that Alia Atkinson's new world record effort shows that she is dedicated to greatness.Atkinson lowered her 50 metres breaststroke world record to 28.56 seconds, shaving .08 of a...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Track: Good Weather: FineRace 1 1400 M (Purse $650,000) NB5-Y-O...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Camperdown High comfortably secured the top spot in Group C with a 1-1 draw against Charlie Smith High in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition yesterday at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.But despite winning the group easily, coach...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Panamanian jockey Dick Cardenas yesterday felt the thrill of victory - five consecutive winners - before the agony of defeat floored him in the stewards' room, disqualification aboard Anthony Nunes' NECROMANCER, which denied the 2011 champion jockey...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Just when Jose Mourinho needed it most, Manchester United dug deep to pull off a gutsy victory.The under-fire manager still managed to lash out at detractors after the 3-2 victory over Newcastle yesterday, claiming that he would even be...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

A confident Sunshine Girls unit will take on Caribbean rivals Trinidad and Tobago in their opening match of their two-Test series at National Indoor Sports Centre today. Match time is 5 p.m.The Marvette Anderson-coached Sunshine Girls are ranked...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 8:46 PMKavarly Arnold

Western Bureau Coach of  Frome Technical High, Aaron Lawrence, hailed his team yesterday after they battled to a 1-1 draw with Rusea's High in their ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup match at the Frome Sports Complex. Ten-man Frome...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:13 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina:A strong believer in self and God, Danielle Sloley aims to capitalise on her wild card opportunity to advance athletic development at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games."This is one of the biggest launching pads that I can see in...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:07 AM

TAROUBA, Trinidad, (CMC)Lizelle Lee and Laura Wolvaardt both stroked commanding half-centuries to help South Africa defeat the West Indies in the fourth T20 at the Brian Lara Stadium here Thursday night and keep their hopes of levelling their T20...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:06 AM

The Windies men's cricket team started the tour of India with the first Test on Wednesday of this week. It was natural then that this week while teaching the topic 'Nationalism and Sports' I tested students' knowledge about West Indies cricket - one...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Donovan Wilson, the agent of outstanding Jamaican jockey, Omar Walker, said the six-time champion jockey, who become only the seventh jockey to ride a 1000 winners at Caymanas Park on Saturday, is certainly one of the best riders of all time to have...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Holy Trinity High School coach Devon Anderson said that their 2-1 defeat to Wolmer's last Friday was so devastating that they had still not got over it when they faced Pembroke Hall in their Group G ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match on Monday. Holy...

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