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Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

WILL IN CHARGE yesterday ran the second-fastest Gold Cup time ever to floor Horse of The Year SHE'S A MANEATER by four lengths, clocking 1:23.1, two-fifths of a second off EROS' 24-year track record.The big chestnut horse raced third down the...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Brendon Freckleton netted a five-timer to lead Calabar to a 12-0 victory over Ardenne High in Group B and a spot in the second round of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition yesterday.Freckleton netted his goals in the second, ninth, 13th, 30th,...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Curious eyes will be trained on the Edward Seaga Stadium this afternoon when the previously-unbeaten Tivoli Gardens and Mount Pleasant FC do battle in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL).Both teams suffered their first losses of the season last...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's Reggae Girlz could make history this evening when they face the United States in the feature semi-final of the CONCACAF Women's World Cup Qualifying tournament in Frisco, Texas.The equation is simple. Defeat the hosts and defending...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls clinched the Three-Test Lasco Sunshine Netball Series against England at the National Indoor Sports Centre last night with an impressive 58-39 victory in Game Two.Head coach Marvette Anderson was extremely pleased with the...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 9:48 PM

  Western Bureau Former champions St James High marched into the second round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup competition following a 3-1 win over Green Pond High at Jarrett Park yesterday. Ryan Walker (3rd), Kimani Clarke (52nd) and Kyldon...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Devon 'Pablo' Anderson, football coach at Holy Trinity High School, thinks teams like his will welcome new Intersecondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) regulations on recruitment. Anderson says it is heart-rending to invest time and effort in...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force used a strong batting performance to help propel them to their fourth successive win of the Regional Super50, courtesy of a 70-run victory over West Indies B at the Queen's Park Oval...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Very few of us saw this coming. Not many of us would have envisaged that the Reggae Girlz would be a mere one good game away from qualifying for the next FIFA Women's World Cup.Indeed, in some media circles, there were people calling for the...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Dominating discus thrower Fedrick Dacres has described his coach Julian Robinson as a perfectionist. Speaking to the IAAF in an interview that appeared on October 11, the 24-year-old Dacres says that Robinson has taught him every aspect of the...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's sporting prowess is known worldwide, and the work of sporting organisations is crucial to this success. Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ), however, is more than a sporting organisation for most athletes with intellectual disabilities, as well...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SYDNEY, Australia, (CMC):Usain Bolt took a huge step towards becoming a professional footballer by bagging a brace in his first start for Central Coast Mariners during a trial match yesterday.The eight-time Olympic gold medallist, who is hoping to...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HYDERABAD, India, (CMC):Roston Chase said yesterday that an adjustment to his temperament was behind his unbeaten 98, which helped West Indies recover on the opening day of the second and final Test against India.The Windies were tottering on 113...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Rising football star, Jamaica's Leon Bailey, says that he's ready to represent the Reggae Boyz.However, Bailey, in an exclusive interview with The Gleaner, remains adamant that certain conditions must be met by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Merron Gordon, coach of Garvey Maceo High School, says that winning today's final game of the first round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup against visitors Winston Jones High School and extending their perfect run are crucial to securing a top-four...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

SHE'S A MANEATER has the handicaps against her but the distance suits the four-year-old Horse of the Year best of the seven runners in this afternoon's Cal's Tomato Ketchup Gold Cup.Touted as a rematch with WILL IN CHARGE, who used handicaps and...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

David Lalor, head coach of Calabar, said they will be going all out to ensure that they secure one of two best third-place spots and a place in the second round, when they take on cellar-dwellers Ardenne in Group B of ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint is in the dark about an agreement between Leon Bailey and the federation ahead of his arrival in the island earlier this week.In an interview with The Gleaner, Bailey said that the JFF...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Deprived of a seat inside the stadium through no fault of their own, a small band of loyal England supporters watched the game from a hilltop overlooking the virtually empty ground.There wasn't much to see.England and Croatia played to a 0-0 draw in...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation Dalton Wint believes that the senior Reggae Girlz team can beat the USA team in theirsemi-final match of the CONCACAF Women's Championship tomorrow and secure an automatic spot to next year's...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will be aiming for a series victory today when they take on rivals England Roses in Game Two of their three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre. Match time is 6 p.m.The Sunshine Girls, ranked...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 7:37 AM

SYDNEY (AP): Usain Bolt scored twice in his first start for the Central Coast Mariners in an A-League trial match on Friday before being substituted with about 15 minutes remaining. The retired eight-time Olympic gold medalist sprinter is trying to...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 7:09 AM

Jamaica's Reggae Girlz slammed Cuba 9-0 in their final group game at the CONCACAF Women's Championships on Thursday to book their spot in the semi-finals of the competition and continue their push for a spot at the 2019 FIFA Women's...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:14 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite sitting third in Zone B in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup behind already qualified Rusea's and Frome High School, Green Island are still eyeing a chance to qualify for the second round as one of two best third-place finishers.Yesterday, Green...

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

This year, the 32nd staging of the Bell/Ziadie Memorial Football Fun Day matches will for the first time include a Special Olympics team.This follows the second-place finish by Jamaica's Special Olympics football team at the first Special Olympics...

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