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Published:Friday | December 13, 2019 | 12:37 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United head coach Ricardo Gardner believes that his team is close to being back to its best after a 2-1 win over Cavalier FC in the Red Stripe Premier League game at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday. Lamar Walker opened the scoring...

Published:Friday | December 13, 2019 | 12:36 AM

Ferrari have admitted to holding talks with Formula One (F1) world champion Lewis Hamilton about him joining their team. Discussions with Ferrari chairman John Elkann were confirmed by its chief executive officer Louis Carey Camilleri at a media...

Published:Friday | December 13, 2019 | 12:35 AM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Cricket West Indies (CWI) as appointed Australian Chris Brabazon as its first-ever coach education manager, a move aimed at “producing world-class players” for the international sides. Brabazon, formerly the Western...

Published:Friday | December 13, 2019 | 12:35 AM

What a week it has been in the world of track and field, which is typically quiet at this time of year as athletes have only begun pre-season preparations for 2020. Yohan Blake is now dominating headlines after what I consider an ill-fated...

Published:Friday | December 13, 2019 | 12:34 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Wesley Brown is tied for eighth place following his even-par round of 72 to be three shots off the lead heading into the second day of the three day Alacran Jamaica Open at the Tryall Golf Club in Hanover. The St Ann-based Brown, who also...

Published:Friday | December 13, 2019 | 12:34 AM

Ten-time National Women’s Champion, six-time Chess Olympian, Subzonal winner, coach, arbiter, and proprietor of R...

Published:Friday | December 13, 2019 | 12:32 AM

Teenager Bukayo Saka scored one goal and set up another to secure a 2-2 draw for Arsenal at Standard Liege yesterday and lead the Gunners into the next stage of the Europa League. The result meant that Arsenal finished top of Group F ahead of...

Published:Friday | December 13, 2019 | 12:32 AM

Skateland, Half-Way Tree will be electrified with stiff competition as eight gyms vie for $100,000 and gym equipment valued at $500,000. Gates open at 6 p.m., as fans will be treated to nine amateur fights and one professional bout. Jamaican...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 6:23 PMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer -

Portmore United defeated Cavalier 2-1 in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Spanish Town Prison Oval on Thursday afternoon. Lamar Walker opened the scoring in the 34th minute and Cleon Pryce added another two minutes into the second...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:32 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

After a successful 2019 season, 100 metre hurdler Megan Tapper has bright hopes for next year. Tapper, a World Championship finalist, is up for the challenge she will face against a Jamaican hurdles contingent she describes as brilliant. The 25-...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:30 AM

MUMBAI, India (CMC): West Indies’ bid for a rare series win fizzled under the weight of an enormous run chase as India pulled off a convincing 67-run victory in yesterday’s third Twenty20 International to clinch a 2-1 verdict in the three-match...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A total of 96 players, including 71 professionals and 25 amateurs, will descend on the newly refurbished Tryall Golf Course for the 52nd edition of the 54 hole Jamaica Open, which tees off today at 7:30 a.m. Included in that list is defending...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Newton Sterling netted his third goal of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season to help Tivoli Gardens to a rare win, a 2-0 victory over Molynes United at the Edward Seaga Sport Complex, yesterday. The towering striker, who became Tivoli’s...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Sunshine Girls assistant coach Winston Nevers has hit back following recent criticism from team captain Jhaniele Fowler, who questioned his coaching acumen following the team’s ill-fated Netball World Cup (NWC) campaign in Liverpool, England...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:07 AM

You grew up with the time-honoured Jamaica track and field doxology. The sprints are our events and everything else is non-traditional. That last term was a little pigeonhole into which we squeezed every event we weren’t good at. Once upon a time...

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 2:30 PM

MUMBAI, India, Dec 11, CMC: India defeated West Indies by 67 runs in the final Twenty20 International of the three-match series at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday in Mumbai, India. Batting first after being sent in by the Windies, India tallied...

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:44 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United’s winless streak in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) stretched to 10 matches over the weekend, but new coach Calvert Fitzgerald believes that the team showed some positives in their defeat to Humble Lion and Portmore United,...

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:43 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Defending Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) champions Portmore United will have a tough assignment in their Concacaf Champions League campaign as they will face Mexican outfit Cruz Azul in the round of 16 next year. The teams were paired together...

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:41 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) president Marva Bernard says that the expected inclusion of Netball for the next Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games provides a platform for the sport to be eventually considered as an...

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:40 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Boxing Board president Stephen Jones says that the country’s performance at the recent Caribbean Boxing Championships, which took place in Trinidad and Tobago from December 4 to 9, was very encouraging going into next year’s Olympic-...

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:38 AM

Foster’s Fairplay, not for the first time, is calling out for some assistance for Kevona Davis, that super talent from head coach Michael Dyke’s programme at the Edwin Allen High School, situated in the hilly terrain of Frankfield in Clarendon....

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:38 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Following a historic win a year ago, Shortwood Teachers’ College’s female football team secured successive Intercol Women’s Football titles last Saturday, after getting the better of many-time champions, G.C. Foster College of Physical Education...

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:37 AM

PARIS (AP): France coach Didier Deschamps has extended his contract until 2022, giving him a chance to defend the World Cup title. Since taking charge after the 2012 European Championship, the former France captain has guided Les Bleus to the Euro...

Published:Tuesday | December 10, 2019 | 12:30 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president Christopher Samuda warns that Jamaican athletes must take responsibility in ensuring that they are not found doping in their respective sports. The warning comes after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA...

Published:Tuesday | December 10, 2019 | 12:29 AM

With the champions crowned and the teams off in their celebrations at the end of the 2019 ISSA schoolboy football season, coaches will already be looking at prospects for next season as each school aims to improve and come back stronger. There will...

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