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Published:Thursday | November 19, 2020 | 12:14 AM

ZURICH, Switzerland (CMC): Regional football governing body, Concacaf, said it has decided that the regional qualifiers for its Women’s Under-17 competitions have been cancelled. This follows the decision of FIFA, the sport’s world governing body,...

Published:Thursday | November 19, 2020 | 12:09 AM

HOBART, Australia (CMC): Hobart Hurricanes’ head coach, Adam Griffith, said he expected West Indies all-rounder Keemo Paul to bring a unique set of skills to the club for the forthcoming Big Bash League (BBL). The Hurricanes announced yesterday...

Published:Wednesday | November 18, 2020 | 11:06 AM

On the heels of the appointment of three independent directors and the selection of independent Chairman, Mr. Christopher Williams, the Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) continues to strengthen its administrative structure in preparation...

Published:Wednesday | November 18, 2020 | 9:49 AM

Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter National basketballers Romaro Gill and Nick Richards will hope to realise their NBA dreams, when the 2020 NBA draft takes place on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. from the ESPN studios in Bristol, Connecticut. Both...

Published:Wednesday | November 18, 2020 | 12:18 AM

Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) President and Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) independent board member Lloyd Distant says that the PFJL will utilise technological advancements to enhance the quality of the National Premier League (...

Published:Wednesday | November 18, 2020 | 12:18 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) technical committee chairman Rudolph Speid believes Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz showed their class following their 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia in yesterday’s second match of their two-game series at the Prince Faisal bin...

Published:Wednesday | November 18, 2020 | 12:17 AM

TOKYO (AP): As he toured the Athletes Village yesterday, IOC President Thomas Bach issued a gentle plea to all competitors to get vaccinated before the Tokyo Olympics — if a vaccine is available. Bach, who is visiting Tokyo this week for the first...

Published:Wednesday | November 18, 2020 | 12:17 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Former Gaynstead High school standout Latanya Wilson will be plying her trade in the Australia Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) competition when the 2021 season begins. Wilson will join several other Jamaicans in the league and will team up with...

Published:Wednesday | November 18, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt used the forum of the Sir Frank Worrell Memorial Virtual Lecture on Monday night to outline some significant changes his regional body intends to implement with regard to governance and policies....

Published:Wednesday | November 18, 2020 | 12:16 AM

ZURICH (AP): The pandemic-delayed Club World Cup will be played next year in Qatar from February 1-11, FIFA said yesterday. Only two of the seven tournament places – European champions Bayern Munich and Qatari champions Al-Duhail – have currently...

Published:Wednesday | November 18, 2020 | 12:14 AM

ISTANBUL, Turkey (CMC): Lewis Hamilton vowed to continue his fight for social justice after being crowned world champion for a record-equalling seventh time on Sunday. Hamilton, 36, is the first and currently only black Formula 1 (F1) driver. He...

Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2020 | 3:00 PM

Coach Theodore Whitmore became a double centurion today. He reached this significant milestone when he managed his 100th game for Jamaica's senior team after a stellar career where he played over 100 games. In marking this historic milestone, Coach...

Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2020 | 1:44 PM

Jamaica defeated Saudi Arabia 2-1 in the final match of their two-game international series on Tuesday at the Prince Faisal bin Fahad Stadium in Riyadh. Goals from Daniel Johnson and Javon East guided the Reggae Boyz to the win in what was head...

Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2020 | 10:38 AM

Head coach Theodore Whitmore has handed a first start to Ravel Morrison, as the Reggae Boyz get set to face Saudi Arabia in their follow-up friendly international in Riyadh at 11:30 a.m. today. Morrison, who made his debut as a second half...

Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2020 | 9:41 AM

TOKYO (AP) — As he toured the Athletes Village on Tuesday, IOC President Thomas Bach issued a gentle plea to all competitors to get vaccinated before the Tokyo Olympics — if a vaccine is available. Bach, who is visiting Tokyo this week...

Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2020 | 12:17 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

When national senior men’s football team head coach Theodore Whitmore takes charge of Jamaica’s second match against Saudi Arabia today, he will be celebrating a significant milestone in his coaching career. The 48-year-old will be on the sideline...

Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons is calling for consistency and understanding of situations when they face New Zealand in Twenty20 (T20) and Test matches, starting this month. Simmons and the rest of the West Indies contingent are acclimatising...

Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2020 | 12:16 AM

A person with knowledge of the situation says Oklahoma City Thunder are trading All-Star guard Chris Paul to the Phoenix Suns, where he’ll play alongside one of the league’s most dynamic young scorers in fellow All-Star Devin Booker. The person who...

Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2020 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts expects a much better display from the Reggae Boyz when they face Saudi Arabia in the second of their two friendly games at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium at 11:30 a.m. Jamaica time...

Published:Monday | November 16, 2020 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Lot 48, a bay filly sired by SAVOY STAMP out of RUMBLE, by GRAEME HALL, broke the record for a highest sale of a yearling at the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) yearling sale at Caymanas Park yesterday. The filly was the focus...

Published:Monday | November 16, 2020 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Golf Association President Peter Chin says the already established COVID-19 safety protocols by the Government, for tourist staying at local hotels, will be the guidelines under which the Jamaica Open Golf tournament will be operated when...

Published:Monday | November 16, 2020 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Swimmer Alia Atkinson produced the eighth fastest time in the history of the 100m breaststroke short course (25m pool) format as she helped her International Swimming League (ISL) team, the London Roar, to advance to the final in Budapest, Hungary...

Published:Monday | November 16, 2020 | 12:12 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Under normal circumstances, the local hockey fraternity would be preparing to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its greatest victory. Instead, the fraternity is mourning Sharon Malcolm, who led Jamaica to that landmark gold medal in the 1990...

Published:Monday | November 16, 2020 | 12:09 AM

AP: After winning a difficult race to equal Michael Schumacher’s record of seven Formula One (F1) championships yesterday, the hardest thing for Lewis Hamilton was containing his emotions. His voice could be heard breaking as he thanked his team...

Published:Sunday | November 15, 2020 | 12:19 AM

Anthony Thomas and Anthony Nunes extended their respective leads atop the jockeys’ and trainers’ standings at Caymanas Park yesterday, thwarting the best efforts of challengers Dane Nelson and Wayne DaCosta. Thomas, who started the afternoon...

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