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Published:Tuesday | July 9, 2019 | 12:45 PM

Retired Jamaican sprinting legend Usain Bolt says he is deeply hurt by the recent ‘disrespectful’ comments levelled at his former coach Glen Mills and has come out in strong defense of the Racers Track Club...

Published:Tuesday | July 9, 2019 | 12:25 AM

The summer of sports on television is proving to be as exciting as the producers promised – and sometimes more. Wimbledon, with the emergence of the super cool and unflappable ‘Coco’ Gauff and the apparent return to top tennis of ‘Mummy’ Serena on...

Published:Tuesday | July 9, 2019 | 12:16 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Hurdler supreme Omar McLeod leads a 10-strong Jamaican contingent at today’s Istvan Gyulai Memorial, in the Hungarian locale of Székesfehérvár, outside Budapest. McLeod, the World and Olympic champion in the 110-metre hurdles, faces a tough line-up...

Published:Tuesday | July 9, 2019 | 12:15 AM

The Jamaica men’s and the women’s rugby teams, known as the Jamaica Crocs, and the Lady Crocs, respectively, will have it all to play for next year after their results saw them make the cut for the final Olympic qualification tournament at the...

Published:Tuesday | July 9, 2019 | 12:14 AM

WIMBLEDON, England (AP): Out of escapes, out of surprises, Coco Gauff knew her captivating Wimbledon ride at age 15 was nearing its conclusion. The thousands of spectators at Court No. 1 yesterday realised it, too, so they made sure to show their...

Published:Tuesday | July 9, 2019 | 12:12 AM

The sweltering heat was only matched by the fierce competition on the track and on the courts. It couldn’t dampen the spirits of competitors, where success was not only defined by wins and losses. The Council of Voluntary Social Services (CVSS)...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:22 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA combined martial arts team captain Ackeem Lawrence added icing to Jamaica’s cake, which already had 53 medals, at the International Sports Karate Association United States Open on Saturday, landing his second Night of Champions victory with...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Kensington Cricket Club are the 2019 JCA Jam T20 Bashment champions after a six-wicket win over Clarendon Cricket Association in the final played at the Windalco Sports Club in Ewarton, St Catherine, on Saturday. It was a long-awaited triumph for...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:20 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): Three Brazilian stars will return to their European clubs boosted by their good performances and a Copa América title. Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, and Barcelona midfielders Philippe Coutinho and Arthur were among...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:18 AM

The players who represented the Windies at the ICC World Cup are by now presumably dispersed across the various regional territories licking their wounds after their worst-ever return at the showpiece event of cricket. The winners of the first two...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:18 AM
Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:17 AM

LYON, France (AP): The United States women’s football team was as good as American players promised — maybe even better. Especially Megan Rapinoe, the pink-haired captain who emerged with the Golden Ball as top player, the Golden Boot as top scorer...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former national senior netball players Simone Forbes and Sasher-Gaye Henry said they are very anxious to see the Sunshine Girls end their 12-year medal drought at this month’s Netball World Cup (NWC) tournament, which will begin in Liverpool,...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Phoenix All Stars Football Academy founder Craig Butler says his Under-13 and Under-16 teams will depart the island in a couple weeks for a 10-day tour of Europe, playing friendlies against some of the continent’s clubs. Butler says the Phoenix...

Published:Sunday | July 7, 2019 | 12:38 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

SHE’S A MANEATER again proved her versatility in no uncertain manner, easily defending her None Such Trophy title with a commanding victory over ANOTHER BULLET, who had beaten her into fourth place in April’s Lady Geeta Trophy at five and a half...

Published:Sunday | July 7, 2019 | 12:37 AM

JAMAICA ended yesterday’s afternoon session of the International Sports Karate Association United States Open with a total 53 medals – 18 gold, 15 silver and 20 bronze – with Ackeem Lawrence left to face Argentina’s Axel Vargas in the International...

Published:Sunday | July 7, 2019 | 12:34 AM

LYON, France (AP): The United States are about to conclude their summer in France with an opportunity to further cement their place as the best team on the international stage. The US faces the Netherlands today for the Women’s World Cup...

Published:Sunday | July 7, 2019 | 12:34 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican defender Damion Lowe says the Reggae Boyz believe in head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore’s coaching methods and is very confident that they will do well in the upcoming Concacaf Nations League and World Cup qualifiers. The Reggae Boyz...

Published:Sunday | July 7, 2019 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of Cricket West Indies (CWI) Ricky Skerritt says he did not expect the West Indies team to win the World Cup despite the hype and expectations surrounding the team prior to the cricket showpiece. The Kittitian added that he believed that...

Published:Sunday | July 7, 2019 | 12:25 AMHubert Lawrence - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Speed queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce may have the best training partner in the world in her MVP Track Club teammate Elaine Thompson and she knows it. Speaking in Switzerland ahead of her impressive 100m Diamond League showing in Lausanne on Friday,...

Published:Saturday | July 6, 2019 | 12:22 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

SHE’S A MANEATER will be racing the clock in this afternoon’s six-furlong None Such Sprint, facing three of her stablemates, along with ANOTHER BULLET and MONEY MAGNET for company, after skipping last week’s Viceroy Trophy at nine furlongs, dodging...

Published:Saturday | July 6, 2019 | 12:21 AM

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce looked indomitable as she sped away to a speedy 10.74-second clocking in the 100m at the IAAF Diamond League meet in Lausanne, Switzerland, yesterday. Fraser-Pryce, coming off a subdued 11.39...

Published:Saturday | July 6, 2019 | 12:18 AM

LEEDS, England (CMC): Stroke-maker Shai Hope says West Indies must use the disappointment of the ICC World Cup as a learning curve if they are to improve in coming years. Speaking following the Caribbean side’s 23-run victory over Afghanistan in...

Published:Saturday | July 6, 2019 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having received his first taste of international football with the Reggae Boyz at the Concacaf Gold Cup tournament, midfielder Leon Bailey has said that he has benefited a lot from the experience. Bailey said he is looking to build on this...

Published:Saturday | July 6, 2019 | 12:16 AM

If you follow the local mainstream media, inevitably, you will hear news about a national sport association in Jamaica that creates uproar, including suggestions that an executive is corrupt, inept or just needs to go, or just that the people...

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