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Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:17 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Cricket West Indies (CWI) says it never denied liability in the dismissal of former Windies head coach Phil Simmons because the interest of West Indies Cricket is its priority. Simmons, now coaching Afghanistan, was relieved of his duties with the...

Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:14 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Jamaica’s Special Olympics team continued its impressive form at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates yesterday. Rajae Patterson finished second in his heat in the 400m event, clocking 57.10 seconds. Deron...

Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:13 AM

It was a sibling success story with Lucas and Savannah Thomson as well as Tobias and Sebastian Levy winning age-group titles as the All Jamaica Junior Squash Championships wrapped up at the weekend at the Liguanea Club in St Andrew. Under pressure...

Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women’s football team head coach Hue Menzies said that he and members of his coaching staff will not discuss contractual arrangements being offered to them by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) until the players’ deals are first...

Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:09 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC): The Windies’ sterling performance against England has seen them draw level with eighth-ranked Sri Lanka on points, 10 weeks before they kick off their campaign at the ICC 50-overs World Cup. In the latest...

Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:09 AMAkino Ming/ Staff Reporter

Kerron Stewart reached to the pinnacle of athletics when she and her compatriots, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Sherone Simpson, swept the 100-metre medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in China. But her thirst for greatness in sport remains...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United secured the $1-million prize for topping the regular season of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL)after battering relegation favourites Montego Bay United 5-1 at Wespow Park in the penultimate round of games yesterday. The top six...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:24 AM

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC): Brandon King blasted an aggressive century, but it wasn’t enough to stop the Jamaica Scorpions from going down to the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force by 85 runs in their final match of the Regional Four-Day Championship. Set...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:23 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It has been a season of record-breaking performances, and the trend continued last Saturday at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sports as athletes warmed up for next week’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:15 AM

It was a sibling success story with Lucas and Savannah Thomson and Tobias and Sebastian Levy winning age-group titles at the All-Jamaica Junior Squash Championships, which wrapped up over the weekend at the Liguanea Club in Kingston. Under pressure...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The physical nature of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) has once again come under criticism from Reggae Boyz team manager Roy Simpson, who believes that local referees encourage the overly aggressive culture by not enforcing some rules of the...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:12 AM

LONDON (AP): Liverpool required an 81st-minute penalty from James Milner to secure a 2-1 win at relegation-threatened Fulham and return to the top of the Premier League yesterday. It looked like Liverpool might miss the chance to climb back above...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:11 AM

The current challenge to the incumbent Cricket West Indies (CWI) board President, Jamaican Dave Cameron, by Kittitian Ricky Skerritt has thrown the regional cricket fraternity into another of those self-searching spins. This as we reconcile the...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:42 AMRaymond Graham - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Enid Bennett High’s Tyrese Taylor was in spanking form in the Class One 800 metres at the Digicel Grand Prix finals at GC Foster College in Spanish Town yesterday. Taylor stopped the clock at 1:48.85 just one hundredth of a second outside the...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:41 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Six-time champion jockey Omar Walker surged to the top of the jockeys’ standings yesterday with a three-timer, including an enterprising ride aboard Wayne DaCosta’s LADY BLUE in the Thornbird Stakes, turning the tables on Anthony Nunes’ 4-5...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:35 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz team manager Roy Simpson has revealed that a number of players now showing exceptional form in the English Premier League (EPL) have in the past expressed an interest in donning the Jamaican colours but have failed to complete the...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:34 AM

LONDON (AP): Manchester City’s quest for a quadruple is still on, thanks to a bit of luck and some help from the referee, but Manchester United have only one remaining chance for silverware after being dumped out of the FA Cup by Wolverhampton...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:34 AM

The Sandals St Mary Cricket Association Big Bash T20 Competition, in honour of Maurice Clarke, bowls into high gear today with the top eight teams engaging in what is expected to be a gripping round of quarterfinal action. Over at Boscobel Oval...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:34 AM

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC): Jason Mohammed’s ninth first-class hundred repelled a strong challenge from Jamaica Scorpions and left Trinidad and Tobago Red Force scenting victory, heading into today’s final day of their rescheduled first-round match in...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:33 AMNodley Wright - Sunday Gleaner Writer

One team went down on Wednesday and another could follow suit today as the Red Stripe Premier League continues with the penultimate set of matches in the regular season. For purposes of transparency, all six matches will be played today and at the...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:32 AMRobert Bailey - Gleaner Writer

Pastor Ralston Getfield, a childhood friend of Tony Becca’s, described him as a very devoted family man and someone who always tried to be the best at whatever he did. Getfield was among hundreds of mourners who gathered at the St Matthew’s...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:29 AM

Meadforest FC are anticipating a tough battle for points against struggling Maxfield Park FC when both meet in the opening fixture of the Magnum KSAFA Super League Zone A double-header at Constant Spring Complex today at 5 p.m. The second game at...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 12:18 AM

NYON, Switzerland (AP): A new generation of Manchester United players will have to get through Barcelona to win the Champions League. And Lionel Messi will still be there. United were drawn yesterday to face Barcelona in the Champions League...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens striker Colorado Murray says that he will be pushing himself to the limit, in an effort to capture this year’s Golden Boot award for the leading scorer in the Red Stripe Premier League competition. Murray, who is a former Excelsior...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 12:17 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

CORAZON and EARN YOUR STRIPES, third and fourth, respectively, behind RUN THATCHER RUN in December’s Jamaica Two-Year-Old Stakes, should outclass rivals to hand trainer Anthony Nunes and jockey Robert Halledeen a Guineas-prep double in this...

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