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Published:Wednesday | July 15, 2020 | 12:21 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

President of Boys’ Town Football Club, Leon Mitchell, believes that local football stakeholders should meet and discuss plans for the sport’s return in light of continued COVID-19 concerns. The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) cancelled the...

Published:Wednesday | July 15, 2020 | 12:09 AM

MANCHESTER (CMC): Head coach Phil Simmons said yesterday he wanted to see more hundreds from West Indies batsmen as the Caribbean side looks to further improve on their performance in the all-important second Test starting here tomorrow. Pointing...

Published:Wednesday | July 15, 2020 | 12:07 AM

Pep Guardiola attacked his rivals for what he claimed had been a “whispering” campaign against Manchester City after describing the decision to overturn their two-year ban from European competition as a “great day for football.” The City manager...

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2020 | 12:36 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Despite Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) increasing their sponsorship of both races by $800,000 each, there has been a reduction in the purse for this year’s 46th staging of the 1000 and 2000 Guineas. SVREL chairman...

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2020 | 12:34 AM

MANCHESTER, England (CMC): West Indies captain Jason Holder has praised Shannon Gabriel’s “massive heart” and said the speedster’s excellent showing in his first Test back following injury had not come as a surprise. Gabriel bowled with pace and...

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2020 | 12:34 AM

LONDON (AP): In a season that could end with four trophies, Manchester City’s biggest victory hasn’t been secured by Kevin De Bruyne or Raheem Sterling. City fans are celebrating a squad of lawyers outsmarting UEFA’s judicial machinery in extra...

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2020 | 12:30 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Though they have been waiting for almost year, the Corporate Area-based travel agency that made arrangements for some members of the Pan American Games delegation that travelled to Lima, Peru, last year, will have to exercise more patience, as they...

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2020 | 12:27 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

While motor racing in Jamaica remains in a holding pattern, Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club (JMMC) president Stephen Gunter says that there is the possibility that fans could return to events on a phased basis should approval be given to restart...

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2020 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Volleyball Association President Rudolph Speid says that the International Volleyball Federation’s decision to suspend the senior World Championships and all other events for 2020 is a good one. Speid pointed out that the coronavirus...

Published:Monday | July 13, 2020 | 12:26 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

PRINCESS AVA again outclassed old rival SENTIENT at a mile, running past a furlong out for back-to-back victories against the colt, clocking 1:38.3 to seal a hat-trick of wins yesterday. Completing a three-timer for leading rider Dane Nelson, even-...

Published:Monday | July 13, 2020 | 12:24 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP): The Windies won the first international cricket match since the sport’s return after the coronavirus outbreak, beating England late on day five of a thrilling first Test at an empty Ageas Bowl yesterday. Jermaine...

Published:Monday | July 13, 2020 | 12:21 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER a four-month break because of COVID-19, the country’s senior athletes got their chances to be back on track in a competitive setting in the first All Comers Meet of the season at the Ashenheim Stadium at Jamaica College on Saturday. Despite...

Published:Monday | July 13, 2020 | 12:18 AM

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP): Lewis Hamilton won the Styrian Grand Prix from pole position yesterday to clinch an 85th career win and move within six of Michael Schumacher’s Formula One (F1) record. Most of Schumacher’s wins were during a dominant spell...

Published:Monday | July 13, 2020 | 12:14 AMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor

Imagine giving everything you have to your craft throughout your high school track and field career and landing an athletic scholarship for your university. Then comes the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing social distancing in every aspect of society,...

Published:Monday | July 13, 2020 | 12:12 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

For the first time in four months, Jamaican athletes steamed down the athletics track at the National Stadium in competition on Saturday. This as track and field burst out of the silence of lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic and resumed...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Jermaine Blackwood missed out on a deserved hundred but did just enough to inspire West Indies to a four-wicket victory over England in the opening Test at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England, today. Asked to chase 200 for victory on the...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Speedster Shannon Gabriel has been named man of the match for taking nine wickets in the opening Test at the Ageas Bowl in Southhapmton, England. The West Indies have defeated England by four wickets on the final day...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The Windies have beaten hosts England by four wickets in the #RaiseTheBat Test series at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton today. Jermaine Blackwood top-scored for the visitors with a total of 95 runs as the Windies chased a target of 200 runs on the...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:32 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC): Speedsters Shannon Gabriel and Alzarri Joseph rocked England in the final session with fiery spells as the hosts collapsed spectacularly losing five wickets for 30 runs in a nightmare 75-ball period, to leave West Indies...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:30 AM

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP): Lewis Hamilton showed why he’s one of Formula One’s best ever in wet conditions, dominating on a rain-drenched track to take pole position for the Styrian Grand Prix yesterday. It was the Mercedes driver’s record-extending...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica College (JC) principal Wayne Robinson said the school will continue to appeal the Jamaica Lacrosse Association’s (JLA) decision to award the 2020 high school title to Kingston College (KC) based on statistics. However, JLA President Calbert...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:15 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Although many athletes, coaches and administrators are eager for the return of sports locally, those from the combat sport fraternity are a bit hesitant about activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a combat sport that...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:14 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) President Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven is keenly watching the ongoing biosecure Test series between hosts England and the Windies to see what can be replicated and implemented locally, with the association planning a...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:10 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PRINCESS AVA returns off a near seven-month lay-up, going a mile today, facing SENTIENT, who she had humbled on December 14. However, SENTIENT was afterwards fitted with a visor and romped three consecutive races, a win streak interrupted by TOONA...

Published:Saturday | July 11, 2020 | 12:17 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

TOONA CILIATA, second to SHE’S A MANEATER in last year’s Superstakes, followed by a third-place run in the Diamond Mile behind the now-retired champion mare and her American-bred stablemate, STRANGER DANGER, is running a class lower this afternoon...

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