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Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:38 AM

BRAMPTON, Canada (CMC): Sunil Narine smashed a boundary-studded half-century to lead the Montreal Tigers to a comfortable 24-run win over Dwayne Bravo’s Winnipeg Hawks in the Global T20 here. Man-of-the-Match Narine clobbered five sixes and four...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:36 AM

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC): Former Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron has vowed to transform the Kensington Cricket Club into a first-world club “in the next couple of years” after being re-elected as president. Cameron, who has been at...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:35 AMHubert Lawrence - Sunday Gleaner Writer

When Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce crossed the finish line in the 100 metres at last week’s London Diamond League, she added another milestone to her extensive portfolio of achievements. With the clock showing 10.78 seconds, Fraser Pryce had recorded her...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:34 AM

It is no secret in the ISSA schoolboy football competitions that in order to maximise their chances of success, schools often scout talented players from other schools to add to their programme. It has come to a head in the past, however, as ‘non-...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:34 AM

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC): India A predictably defeated West Indies A in the opening session on the fourth and final day of their first four-day “Test” at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground yesterday. Resuming the day on 29 for one and needing 68...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:34 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven says that his administration is confident that newly appointed head coach of the Jamaica Scorpions Andre Coley is the right man to revive the fortunes of the national team....

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:32 AM

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP): Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the German Grand Prix yesterday while Sebastian Vettel’s miserable form continued for Ferrari as he was unable to even set a time and will start from the back.It got even worse for...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:32 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Under-17 CentroBasket Championships ended in disappointing fashion as they were smashed 115-49 by the Dominican Republic (DR) in their third and final game as group play concluded in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Friday. The Jamaicans headed...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:31 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Like it was a year ago, Jamaica had to settle for the second position following the final day at the 32nd Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship at the Albany Golf Course in Nassau, Bahamas. The Jamaicans entered the final day tied with Puerto...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Head Coach Hue Menzies believes that Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz will receive special attention from their rivals at the Pan American Games and has identified today’s opening match against Mexico as a grudge match of sorts, given the Central American’s...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

General Manager of Harbour View FC Clyde Jureidini says that the club is delighted to have appointed Gregory Bartley and Howard Cephas as technical director and head coach of the team for the upcoming Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season....

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:20 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

THE biggest indicator yet, that all might not be well with Triple Crown aspirant, SUPREME SOUL, was published in the Track and Pools form book, a bookmaker’s advertisement, offering odds on this afternoon’s St Leger, but with a rider, only if...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:19 AM

It is a moment of celebration whenever an athlete is to receive an international medal while representing their country, but several female athletes expressed their disappointment in what they described as lack of representation from Jamaican...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:19 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Jamaica endured a tough day at the Pan American Games yesterday in Lima, Peru, as the Rugby Sevens team and the squash players were trounced in their respective competitions. The Jamaica Crocs were soundly beaten by Argentina in their opening game...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:18 AM

Online sports media entity Yardie Sports will be hosting a two-day preseason schoolboy football competition at Kingston College this weekend starting at 9 a.m. each day. The competition will feature two champion teams from the 2018 season – ISSA/...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:18 AM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, (CMC): Left-hander Darren Bravo has been sent packing for the one-day series against India starting next month, with injury-plagued all-rounder Andre Russell also overlooked in a 14-man squad announced yesterday by West Indies...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:17 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

The year 2016 should have been a good one for Rasheed Dwyer. His stocks were rising, and with the Rio Olympics approaching, Dwyer was on the accelerator. Sadly for the Sprintec Track Club stalwart, illness struck. Now 30, the broad-chested sprinter...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:17 AM

In the schoolboy football season of 2016, Cornwall College’s Jourdaine Fletcher was all the rage. So impressive was he that season that there were widespread calls for him to be included in the senior Reggae Boyz squad for a practice game against...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:51 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s junior golfers responded well on Day Two of the 32nd Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship being played at the Albany Golf course in The Bahamas as they are tied for first place, along with Puerto Rico, heading into today’s third and...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:48 AM

If anyone has religiously followed this column, you’d recall that I had dubbed 2018 ‘the year of the woman’ given the numerous achievements Jamaica’s sporting women made last year. For 2019 so far, it’s more of the same as the women continue their...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:48 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Squash players Chris Binnie and Clive Walters got Jamaica’s gold hunt at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, under way yesterday with victory in the men’s double. Binnie and Walters beat the Guatemalan pair of Josue Enriquez and Alejandro...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:46 AM

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) yesterday launched the 30th staging of the Kingston Wharves Under-15 Cricket Championships at Sabina Park. The programme, which started in 1989, has produced hundreds of local cricketers who have represented...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:46 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

LIVERPOOL, England: Now 30 years old, Sunshine Girls captain Jhaniele Fowler was left particularly disappointed with the team’s nightmare performance at the recently concluded Netball World Cup (NWC) as she considers her future with the national...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:45 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Danielle Williams’ performance at the London Diamond league not only made her the fastest-ever Jamaican woman in the sprint hurdles, it also made her the leader in the Diamond League race, which in itself provides for her an opportunity to earn a...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:44 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) Martin Lyn says the association is on track to secure the required funding to finance eight junior swimmers to the FINA World Junior Swimming Championship next month. It was reported...

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