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Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 4:48 PM

Jamaica’s senior netball team, the Sunshine Girls moved up one spot, and are now ranked number three in the world, following the latest rankings, which were published by the International Federation of Netball Association on Thursday....

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) president Wilford 'Billy' Heaven says that the systems of accountability and transparency that his board has put in place will drive the body forward in achieving its 10 year plan for the growth of the sport in the...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It's no surprise that my Kingston College (KC) friends are already dreaming of a Manning Cup - 'Champs' double. They are no doubt fortified by hopes that KC's ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup win will open the door to other triumphs.It's not impossible, but...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham /Gleaner Writer

St Jago High School girls were in tremendous form at the recent Wesley Powell/Heart Institute of the Caribbean Track and Field Meet held at Excelsior High School.Led by a double victory by Class Two athlete, Joanna Reid, who showed early signs that...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

FIGHTING with his back against the ropes, champion Wayne DaCosta yesterday slashed Anthony Nunes' lead in half to end the afternoon $870,700 behind his rival, who he upstaged in two key races, keeping alive his hopes of landing an 18th trainers'...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica president Martin Lyn has described veteran national swimmer Alia Atkinson's performance at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China, yesterday as "spectacular."Atkinson, who...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott /Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden's coach, Michael Cohen, says the team's 2-1 win over Montego Bay United in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) contest at Royal Lakes Sports Complex yesterday is a major morale booster despite the team remaining at the bottom of the...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 5:48 PM

Jamaica’s ace female swimmer, Alia Atkinson, clocked 29.05 seconds to win gold in the 50 metres breaststroke at the 2018 FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China today. Atkinson, the world-record holder in the event...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reno coach Godfrey Drummond believes their 0-0 draw against high-flying Cavalier at Stadium East in their 15th-round Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game on Sunday is reason for him to be positive going into their run of games over the holidays....

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) last Friday announced plans for the 2019 staging of the Crystal Spring Run For Your Heart 5K/2K.The run, scheduled for Sunday, February 3, 2019, is aimed at raising funds to offset costs associated with the...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SAN JOSE, California:Xoom, PayPal's international money transfer service, yesterday announced eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt as its global brand ambassador through to 2020. The partnership kicks off as Xoom expands its send money...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Another Jamaican school-boy football season has come to its end. The person or persons who wrote the script should be on a high, given that so many boxes, which seem to promote progress, have been ticked. It was a season for the palates which...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Exiled Indian business magnate Dr Vijay Mallya could face fraud charges in his homeland after a court on Monday ruled that he could be extradited from the United Kingdom.The 62-year-old, who has been battling extradition in recent years...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue/Senior Gleaner Writer

Aggressive, stroke-filled, and with pin-point batting and bowling accuracy are qualities the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) hopes to harvest and hone in the new Jamaican cricketer the association is trying to develop.These qualities, the...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Manchester Spurs will be looking to fine-tune their attacking game for a sixth straight win, when they face St. James Sharpes in the opening game of Netball Jamaica's opening fixture of two, in the Berger Elite League, at the Leila Robinson Courts...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):Elegant Shai Hope struck a superb career-best hundred to headline a successful West Indies run chase as the Caribbean side edged Bangladesh by four wickets in the second One-Day International to level the three-match series...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

Anthony Nunes could win as many as four races this afternoon as he continues to peel away from defending champion 17-time winner Wayne DaCosta in the trainers' title race, which took a dramatic turn when SHE'S A MANEATER bolted and was scratched...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Stand-in Harbour View coach Fabian Taylor said the players have still not got over the sudden departure of former head coach Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner, who handed in his resignation to the club on Monday after a poor run of results.Taylor will lead...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Olympic and World 100-metre silver-medal winner Kerron Stewart, says she might go down in history as the sprinter who ran 10.75 seconds without winning a gold medal. Stewart, who retired at the end of the 2018 athletics season, made this insight...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

It was a carnival-like atmosphere on Central Avenue in Kingston yesterday as members of the Gaynstead High School netball teams were celebrated for their recent success in the ISSA schoolgirl netball competitions.Gaynstead won their first 'double-...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 6:52 PM

The Ministry of Sports has announced four days of celebration for Jamaica's senior national women's football team, for their historic qualification for next year's FIFA Women's World Cup. Sports Minister Olivia Grange said that it...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 1:56 PM

  DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Elegant Shai Hope struck a superb career-best hundred to headline a successful West Indies run chase, as the Caribbean side edged Bangladesh by four wickets in the second One-Day International, to level the...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 12:22 AM

At 2 p.m. on Saturday, legendary coach, motivator and friend of all who knew him, Winston 'Chungie' Chung-Fah was laid to rest in Pinecrest, Florida. He was one month short of his 79th birthday. During the service, attended by approximately 800 of...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 12:21 AM

Amid an outcry over the treatment of Jamaican born Manchester City attacker Raheem Sterling by England's media and football fans, Chelsea suspended four people from attending its matches as police investigated whether the player was racially abused...

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