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Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2020 | 12:22 AM

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC): Shimron Hetmyer struck his fourth Caribbean Premier League 50 but off-spinning all-rounder Sunil Narine countered with one of his own, as Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) made a winning start to the tournament with a four-...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2020 | 12:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

He was one of the quickest fast bowlers to grace the stage for the West Indies back in the early 2000s, but now, at 38, Fidel Edwards is an older, wiser fast bowler, and he will be charged with spearheading the Jamaica Tallawahs’ attack. Edwards...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cricket West Indies (CWI) CEO Johnny Grave believes the process by which the next International Cricket Council chairman (ICC) is elected is irrelevant, as long as the process is agreed on by the directors. Nearly two months after former chairman...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) defeated Guyana Amazon Warriors by four wickets in the opening match of the Caribbean Premier League at the Brian Lara Stadium on Tuesday. Rain forced a delayed start by an hour-and-a-half and also resulted in a...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:27 AM

Sports betting agencies have moved towards online virtual gaming to cushion the effects of the cancellation of global sporting events caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Supreme Ventures’ (SV) Senior Sports Betting Officer Christopher Sawyers says...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:25 AM

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP): Inter Milan are back in a European final for the first time in a decade, and the Italian team is playing like it has never been away. Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku scored twice each as Inter ended their wait yesterday...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:24 AM

EDMONTON (CMC): It took a while, but Jamaican Shamaree Muir finally kick-started his season at Century Mile, capturing the co-feature CA$40,000 (J$4.5 million) County Latham Handicap as part of a treble here on Sunday. Riding in the second of two...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:19 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP): Barcelona fired coach Quique Setién yesterday, three days after the team’s 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, the first step in what they said would be major changes at the club. The...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

International Chess Federation’s (FIDE) Honorary Vice President Ian Wilkinson says investigations regarding Jamaican player Rushawn White are still ongoing, but they hope to have a decision later this week. White, a FIDE Online Chess Olympian, has...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President Richard Salm said that the Jamaica Ski Federation (JSF) will be challenging the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) rule that prevents winter sports athletes from nations without a skating rink from qualifying for the Winter Olympic...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Apprentice jockey Anthony Allen is now facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after he was found with an illegal device, also known as a “battery,” at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) Chairman Clovis Metcalfe told The...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2020 | 12:06 AM

Jamaica Surfing Association (JSA) President Billy Wilmot says the constant closing of the beaches because of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected local surfing competitions and the operations of the association. Wilmot says the main event affected is...

Published:Monday | August 17, 2020 | 12:26 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

MAHOGANY almost busted the eight-and-a-half-furlong track record at Caymanas Park yesterday, going within four-fifths of a second of SMILE ‘N’ LEAVE’s mark of 1:42.1, set in 1997, with Wesley Henry riding at 93lb. Partnered by six-time champion...

Published:Monday | August 17, 2020 | 12:20 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Having competed in his first meet in months, World Championships discus throw silver medallist Fedrick Dacres says that he will continue competing in local events for the rest of the 2020 season. Dacres took victory recently at the Velocity Fest...

Published:Monday | August 17, 2020 | 1:10 AM

Lewis Hamilton was worried about Max Verstappen before the Spanish Grand Prix yesterday. Worried, too, about how the Mercedes tires would cope under a searing summer sun after wilting last week in the lesser heat of Silverstone. His concerns...

Published:Monday | August 17, 2020 | 12:13 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Caribbean Football Union boss Randy Harris believes the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) will face sanction from FIFA, after the landmark decision handed down in the High Court here this week against...

Published:Monday | August 17, 2020 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs all-rounder Andre Russell is eager for the start of this season’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) as the man now dubbed ‘Dangerruss’ is set to unveil his new bats provided by kit sponsor Sareen Sports industries. Russell, in...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:38 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

THE SKIES opened yesterday and lightning struck the same horse, JON MARSHALL, for the second time in 17 months at Caymanas Park after its rider, apprentice Anthony Allen, was found with what sources said appeared to be an electrical device inside...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:37 AM

LISBON, Portugal (AP): Lyon and their group of mostly unknown players proved good enough to knock out Pep Guardiola and his rich Manchester City squad yesterday. The modest French team pulled off their latest Champions League upset by defeating Man...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:37 AM

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Deposed Trinidad and Tobago Football Association president, William Wallace, has described Thursday’s ruling of the High Court as a victory for world football and has made it clear that neither he, nor his team of...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:36 AM

LAKE BUENA VISTA (AP): The last time Miami and Indiana met in the postseason, a trip to the NBA Finals was on the line and both franchises were clear championship contenders. Don’t tell either club that their looming first-round meeting isn’t just...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:35 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica and West Indies batsman John Campbell has taken some time to reflect on what was a torrid tour of England recently with the regional side. The left-hander had a tour he would want to forget with the bat, as the opener made only 84 runs in...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

There were mixed reactions from track and field coaches Okeile Stewart and Kerrylee Ricketts after their contracts were not renewed by the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona recently. Stewart, who coached Rushell Clayton to a World...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:17 AM

MONTMELO (AP): Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton secured a record-extending 92nd pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix, nudging Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas into second place by just .059 seconds yesterday. Bottas was ahead of...

Published:Saturday | August 15, 2020 | 12:38 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

This afternoon’s Restricted Stakes at a mile has DOUBLE CROWN, NIPSTER, GREEN GOLD RUSH and RUM WITH ME renewing rivalry at the Guineas distance. As far as class is concerned, the Guineas finish had DOUBLE CROWN third-best at the trip, which should...

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