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Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TURIN, Italy (AP):Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon will play his last match for the Italian champions tomorrow and has put off retirement to consider offers to play overseas.Buffon, who is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of all time...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RICHARD Azan's PEKING CRUZ failed his stamina test on May 9 but will be very comfortable going 1100 metres in tomorrow's opening race of the Sunrise-6.The three-year-old colt, competing against older horses over 1820 metres, led for 1300m before...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Ricardo 'Magic Man' Salas, who is Canada's No. 1 choice in the Wray and Nephew Contender series, was true to form on Wednesday night at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium when he scored an impressive fourth- round technical knockout...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:Jamaica's sole oil refinery, Petrojam Limited, continued its support of the Jamaica International Invitational Meet (JIIM) with a $5 million donation on Wednesday."Petrojam's sponsorship of the Jamaica International Invitational Meet spans...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The TVJ/TVJ-SN & HITZ 92FM World Cup Kick Off Party begins in style at Mandela Park in Half Way Tree today. The action starts at noon and continues until 7 p.m...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

More than 1,800 athletes from 55 schools will battle for top honours when the Preparatory Schools Championship is contested at the National Stadium from May 31 to June 2.Now in its 41st year, the meet will include hurdling for the first time. This...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

After a breakout season last year which saw her earning her first senior representation at the IAAF World Championships in London, Chrisann Gordon says she will be the next Jamaican female 400 metres runner to break the 50 seconds barrier.Gordon...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The top brass of Netball Jamaica (NJ) met last night as discussions continue on ways to ease the uncertainty caused by the sudden resignation of co-coach Sasher-Gaye Henry.President of NJ, Dr Paula Daley-Morris, first vice-president Tricia Robinson...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 2:14 PMRachid Parchment

Former national senior women's netball team coach Sasher-Gaye Henry has denied that she resigned from the role because of her salary. Henry released a statement today saying that there were two other reasons than what had been reported by...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:13 AM

For 34 years, the JTA/Sagicor Athletic sChampionships has served the nation's most successful sport of track and field with great success. Olympic and World Champions such as Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Veronica Campbell-Brown, and Shelly-Ann Fraser-...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When America's LaShinda Demus won the 400 metres hurdles at the 2002 World Junior Championships in Kingston, she set a world junior record 54.70 seconds. Nine years later, when Ristananna Tracey logged a national junior record of 54.58 at the 2011...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Highly rated all-rounder Shakib-al-Hasan has pulled out of the ICC World XI squad but exciting teenaged Nepal wrist-spinner, Sandeep Lamichhane, has been included for the Hurricane Relief Twenty20 International at Lord's later this...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (CMC):Former SRI Lanka captain Angelo Mathews and veteran spinner Rangana Herath will be placed under strict workload management for the three-Test series against Windies starting in the Caribbean next month.Cricket Sri Lanka said...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LYON, France (AP):Striker Antoine Griezmann punished sloppy Marseille with two expertly taken goals as Atletico Madrid won the Europa League for the third time with a resounding 3-0 victory in yesterday's final.Marseille were going for a second...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MUMBAI, India (CMC):Kieron Pollard made his first match in two weeks count, spanking his first half-century of the season as Mumbai Indians improved their play-off chances with a narrow three-run victory over Chris Gayle's Kings XI Punjab here...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A revamped Under-21 football competition is expected to come on stream early next year.During the recent TVJ Sports Town Hall meeting at the sports lounge at 100, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Mike Ricketts revealed that the...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Montego Bay United (MBU) has given more details on its recent announcement of a withdrawal from the 2018-19 season of the Red Stripe Premier League.Sandra Christie, chief operating officer and director of administration at MBU, told...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

A meeting yesterday between the Human Resource Committee of Netball Jamaica and former Sunshine Girls coach Sasher-Gaye Henry ended without any agreement on the way forward.Wayne Lewis, communications director of Netball Jamaica, said that they are...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

The plan to establish a national gym at the Montego Bay Cricket Club (MBCC) is still in its infancy but Jamaica Boxing Board of Control (JBBC) president, Stephen Jones, said he hopes to get the boxing programme off the ground in a few weeks."We...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):West Indies will face Bangladesh in two Twenty20 Internationals on US soil during the home series in July, Cricket West Indies (CWI) confirmed yesterday.The first T20 International is carded for Warner Park in St Kitts on...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has altered its rules regarding the participation of female athletes who have naturally generated elevated levels of testosterone.It is now saying that this group must take daily doses of...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

While Nathon Allen was showing his speed at the South Eastern Conference Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee, other Jamaicans were producing strong performances elsewhere on the US college circuit.Minutes before Allen toured the Tom Black track in...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National senior team head coach, Theodore Whitmore, has expressed satisfaction with the terms of a new deal he signed on Monday with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF). Whitmore put pen to paper at the JFF's headquarters in New Kingston after a...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is continuing its support for local athletics with a $12-million sponsorship package for the Jamaica International Invitational Meet (JIIM) which is scheduled for Saturday, May 19 at the National...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Ricardo ' Magic Man' Salas, an aggressive 19-year old Mexican boxer with a 7-1 record, will fight for Canada tonight, in the seventh week of the Wray and Nephew Contender series, against Jamaican newcomer to the professional scene, Sceantonie '...

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