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Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2020 | 12:28 AM

Craig Butler, the outspoken manager and adopted father of Jamaican international Leon Bailey, has hit back at criticism levelled at his charge after he reportedly breached COVID-19 protocols by attending Usain Bolt’s birthday party last Friday....

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2020 | 12:26 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

It has not been the ideal start to national golfer Justin Burrowes’ collegiate career. Burrowes, who is preparing to enter his sophomore year at Florida Atlantic University, has been gunning to test his skills against the best teams in the United...

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2020 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) President Keith Wellington has hinted that his organisation will be looking at staging some schoolboy football competitions in the final two terms of the school year, following the decision to...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2020 | 12:25 AM

Managing Director of Running Events Jamaica (REJ) Alfred Francis says he projects a loss of more than $101 million in fundraising for charities from the walk/run races the body manages. This is because the majority of the events were cancelled...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2020 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A couple of days ago, the Guyana Amazon Warriors defended the lowest total in Caribbean Premier League history, when they restricted the Jamaica Tallawahs to a mere 104 for 7, chasing a modest 118. That stranglehold had certainly demoralised the...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2020 | 12:23 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With the new curfew restrictions in place for four parishes including St Catherine, chairman of the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) Clovis Metcalfe said racing at Caymanas Park could now start as early as 10 a.m. on race days. The Government has...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2020 | 12:17 AM

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC): Jhaniele Fowler-Reid outscored her Jamaican national teammate Romelda Aiken but the effort still was not enough to prevent her West Coast Fever from suffering a 57-68 defeat to Queensland Firebirds in the Super Netball...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2020 | 12:16 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National Parent-Teacher Association of Jamaica (NPTAJ) Vice-President Stewart Jacobs, believes that the decision by the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) to cancel sporting competitions for the upcoming school term, was inevitable...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 1:55 PM

The Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) has announced the cancellation of all sporting competitions for the Christmas term of the 2020-2021 academic year.  In a release today, ISSA said that the decision was made in light of the...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:59 AM

Although Jamaica continues to experience a rapid increase in positive coronavirus cases, Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) president Peter Chin is optimistic about being able to complete the association’s scheduled events for the calendar year. The...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:59 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

World Championships gold medal-winning long jumper Tajay Gayle hopes that the new format for the event, which debuted at yesterday’s Diamond League meet in Stockholm, does not become a regular staple in future competition. The new “Final Three”...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:58 AM

LISBON, Portugal (AP): Kingsley Coman headed Bayern Munich to a sixth European Cup title yesterday, scoring against boyhood club Paris Saint-Germain to seal a 1-0 victory in the first Champions League final to be played without fans. While Bayern...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:57 AM

TAROUBA, Trinidad, (CMC): Reigning champions Barbados Tridents crumbled under the pressure of a venue record run chase and slumped to their second defeat in three games with a 19-run loss to Trinbago Knight Riders yesterday. Asked to chase 186...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:55 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP): England paceman Jimmy Anderson moved within two wickets of 600 in Test cricket after taking 5-56 to help dismiss Pakistan for 273 in the third and final Test yesterday, with visiting captain Azhar Ali left stranded on 141...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:48 AM

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP): Dennis Schroder scored 29 points, Chris Paul added 26 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated in overtime to beat the Houston Rockets 119-107 on Saturday night and cut their deficit in the Western Conference...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:45 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With the recent spike in COVID-19 cases across the country, Paulton Gordon, president of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA), said that it is unlikely that the National Basketball League (NBL) will resume this year. Jamaica has recorded a...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

If you are a Tallawahs fan, you might not want to read much further, as the Jamaican franchise put in yet another hapless display with the bat to lose by 14 runs to the Guyana Amazon Warriors, in a low-scoring Caribbean Premier League encounter at...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:37 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PATRIARCH used his blinding speed to coast unmolested into the lane, before quickening away, and stayed on strongly for a three-quarter length win ahead of CHACE THE GREAT in yesterday’s open allowance sprint at Caymanas Park. Friday’s showers had...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:37 AM

LISBON, Portugal (AP): After an unprecedented suspension of the competition, pandemic-enforced changes to the format and a switch of location for the final, the Champions League will conclude today – 425 days after the first game was played. Either...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:36 AM

President of the Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF) Fabian Stewart says the federation will be working closely with Argentinian coach Pablo Mendoza during the off season as they look to increase youth development opportunities in the sport. Mendoza...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:35 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) General Secretary Dalton Wint says that FIFA’s proposed rule change regarding players representing a second national team could be beneficial to its recruiting plans. The proposal would allow players to switch...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:30 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

As Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) clubs continue to wait for the green light to start the 2020-21 season, Humble Lion head coach Andrew Price and Tivoli Gardens head coach Philip Williams have expressed that it has been difficult to do business...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Guyana Amazon Warriors overcame losing 10/62 in 81 balls and a vintage onslaught from Andre Russell to record the lowest successful defense in Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) history in an astonishing game against the Jamaica Tallawahs. After a...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2020 | 12:24 AM

August Town resident Wayne Pickersgill has organised a football competition on Sundays to help bring his community together in a positive way. Pickersgill says his community has been plagued with crime for too long and hosting a football...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2020 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican forward, Junior Flemmings, said his impressive form since the restart of the United Soccer League (USL) championship in the United States is a result of some serious introspection and the extra work he did during the forced break caused by...

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