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Published:Monday | December 9, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse FC women’s head coach Xavier Gilbert has said that the lack of sponsorship for local women’s football is hampering the future of many talented prospects. Gilbert led Waterhouse to their second straight JFF Women’s Premier League (WPL)...

Published:Monday | December 9, 2019 | 12:17 AM

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India (CMC): Veteran opener Lendl Simmons stroked his first half-century in nearly four years while Nicholas Pooran made an instant impact his first match back from a ball-tampering ban as the Windies brushed aside powerhouses...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:46 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Clarendon College can now celebrate to their heart’s content. The back-to-back daCosta Cup champions retained their Olivier Shield in dramatic fashion, defeating Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) 4-1 on penalties after drawing 1-1 in...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:45 AM

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP): Anthony Joshua jumped up and down in the ring with his massive entourage, celebrating being around US$70 million richer and having three world heavyweight belts back in his possession. For the British boxing superstar, it...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:45 AM

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India (CMC): West Indies captain Kieron Pollard says he wants a more clinical performance from his bowlers in today’s all-important second Twenty20 International against India. The Caribbean side excelled with the bat in Friday’...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:45 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

LEADING trainer Anthony Nunes’ EXHILARATE yesterday scored an 11-1 upset victory in the seven-furlong Gladiator Trophy, stunning rivals, including stablemate TOONA CILIATA, the overwhelming 1-9 favourite, and tough-as-nails SUPERLUMINAL, who won...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:43 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

It seemed inevitable that Tommi Gore would be on a racetrack testing his skills against the best, after all, his father – is one of the best race car drivers in Jamaica – Douglas ‘Hollywood’ Gore. When asked who the better driver is, himself or...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:43 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): Manchester United players were targeted with racist abuse and had coins thrown at them by Manchester City fans during yesterday’s Premier League derby at the Etihad Stadium. English football’s anti-racism body, Kick It Out...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:42 AMNodley Wright - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former champions Tivoli Gardens are looking up at everyone else in the Red Stipe Premier League, but if coach Philip Williams has his way, that situation will change soon. That change could begin as early as today when they host sixth-place...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:42 AMRaymond Graham - Sunday Gleaner Writer

There was a carnival atmosphere on Thursday as Holmwood Technical and Denbigh High ruled supreme in the ISSA Rural Area Schoolgirl Junior and Senior netball finals at Manchester High School. Holmwood stopped defending champions Denbigh 41-36 to...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:32 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Paul Christie, the manager of Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) club Dunbeholden FC, believes that the rich vein of form his side has found recently could continue for a long time as the club is set to play their home games in their community next...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 8:10 PM

Clarendon College have retained the ISSA Olivier Shield after defeating Jamaica College (JC) 4-1 on penalties after finishing 1-1 in regulation time at the National Stadium on Saturday. JC's Oquassa Chong thought he got the winner with a few...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 6:48 PM

Clarendon College and Jamaica College are locked at 0-0 at the end of the first half of the ISSA​ Olivier Shield Final at the National Stadium. The game was delayed in the 26th minute due to a power outage at the venue. Jamaica College goalkeeper...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 6:01 PM

The Olivier Shield contest between daCosta Cup champions Clarendon College and Manning Cup kings Jamaica College was stopped at the 26th minute mark due to poor lighting and issues with the floodlights at the National Stadium. The issue is...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:34 AMAinsley Walters/ Gleaner Writer

PATRIARCH bolted from the gate and made every yard of the running at five furlongs straight in yesterday’s ninth event, completing a two-timer for leading trainer Anthony Nunes. A speedy four-year-old, who has been plagued by injuries, PATRIARCH’s...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:33 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

BACKERS of CRYPTOCURRENCY might have been wondering what the hell Oneil Mullings was doing aboard the four-year-old filly on November 8, as still as a statue, entering the lane in splits of 23.0 and a half-mile in 45.4, only asking his mount to run...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:31 AMAkino MingStaff Reporter

Work to renovate the National Stadium could commence in the new year, as Apec Consultants, the company contracted by the Government to research the redevelopment of the facility, is preparing a final report to be presented to the Minister of Sport...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:29 AMClive Evans/Contributor

United Racehorse Trainers Association of Jamaica president Ryan Darby has warned this year’s apprentice graduation class that they must be respectful to each other at all times as they embark on their new career path. Darby was speaking at a...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:25 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

DaCosta Cup champions Clarendon College (CC) will have every intention of keeping their all island crown when they face Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) in the Olivier Shield this afternoon at the National Stadium at 5. The final game of...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:24 AM

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP): In one part of Riyadh, two of the world’s most high-profile boxers squared off at a weigh-in outside a 5-star hotel ahead of the first heavyweight title fight to take place in the Middle East. Across town, American...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:23 AM

TIRANA, Albania (AP): Two Albanian boys who jumped from their apartments during an earthquake that killed relatives got a small reprieve from the tragedy yesterday when they met their football idols. Aurel Lala, seven, and Alesio Cakoni, 10, jumped...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:22 AM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP): Chelsea won a legal fight with FIFA yesterday that cleared the club to sign new players in January, then criticised football’s world body for how it handled the case. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) sided with...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:21 AM

HYDERABAD, India (CMC):A breathtaking Virat Kohli masterclass dashed West Indies hopes of victory in the opening Twenty20 International here yesterday, as India trounced them by six wickets with eight balls to spare, to take a 1-0 lead in the three...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:20 AM

World 100m and 200m Jamaican stalwart Yohan Blake, is in India promoting road safety awareness. Blake, who landed in India earlier this week, caught up with leading actress Jacqueline Fernandez on her set. The duo, who hit it off instantly were...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:20 AM

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) aims to break ice on another frontier in assisting the country’s men’s ice hockey team’s chase for a historic place at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, in 2022. In September of this year, Jamaica’s team...

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