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Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:24 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

FORMER sprint champion, CHACE THE GREAT, might have lost his early speed but closes strongly in his races, which will serve him well from his stands’ side draw in this afternoon’s five-furlong straight overnight-allowance sprint, the Sydney Watson...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:24 AMRaymond Graham - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The island’s track and field athletes finally got a chance to return to the track yesterday, as competition returned with several Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Qualification meets across the island, under strict COVID-19...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:23 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

The local horse racing fraternity was in unison in wishing for the improved health of veteran trainer Wayne DaCosta, who was admitted to hospital yesterday after falling ill. DaCosta is reportedly in the Intensive Care Unit at the University...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:22 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Chairman of Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) Christopher Williams says that a decision on the format for the pending Jamaica Premier League will be made shortly as organisers look to satisfy the Government’s requirements and secure...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:16 AM

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Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 5:33 PM

Jamaican sprinting star Yohan Blake says he would rather miss this Summer's Olympic Games, which is likely to be his last, than take any COVID-19 vaccines. Blake was speaking shortly after competing at the JAAA Qualification Meet at the National...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 12:14 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

TOONA CILIATA’s narrow victory with sparingly used claiming rider, Romario Spencer, hasn’t been lost on champion trainer Anthony Nunes, handing TRICKY ONE’s reins in today’s overnight allowance to Youville Pinnock, who showed his worth aboard...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 12:14 AM

The Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) will be hosting a rescheduled Annual General Meeting ( AGM) today at Jamaica College starting at 8:30 a.m. The meeting, which was originally set for last August, was postponed because of the...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 12:12 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

The 1997 World Indoor 60-metre hurdles champion, Michelle Freeman, is backing Omar McLeod all the way, as he seeks to defend his Olympic title. According to Freeman, who is now a coach at the University of Virginia, the 2016 Olympic 110-metre...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 12:12 AM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): The aging pair of Chris Gayle and Fidel Edwards have been named in a 14-man West Indies Twenty20 squad announced yesterday to face Sri Lanka in a three-match series starting next week. The left-handed Gayle, 41, has not...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF) Dr Wayne Palmer says moving the term limit of the organisation from two to four years will give future administrations enough time to effectively implement and execute their strategies and...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The country’s high-school athletes will return to the track today, as they begin to step up their preparations for the April 27 to March 1, ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships at seven Jamaica Athletics Administrative...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

With West Ham United’s Michail Antonio reportedly on the verge of switching his international allegiance to Jamaica, manager David Moyes says that he still hopes that the 30-year-old striker will get his chance to represent England. According to a...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:16 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Emasculated. That was one of the words that a Dunbeholden player used to describe his dire financial situation to club manager Paul Christie as the hiatus of local top-flight football continues to have a crippling effect on the sport’s interests...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:15 AM

Remembered for his achievements, his impact on his community and his family, the sporting fraternity yesterday said farewell to the late Luton Shelton, former Harbour View striker and the country’s all-time men’s leading goal scorer. A limited...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

After weeks of inactivity, the country’s top senior athletes will finally get a chance to ply their trade, after the Government’s midweek decision to approve competition locally, with over 200 senior competitors set for action inside the National...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:12 AM

Long-time football sponsor Red Stripe has indicated its continued commitment to the sport with a new sponsorship agreement with the Jamaica Premier League (JPL), powered by Digicel. The announcement of the beer company’s support of the newly-...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the High Velocity Cycling Club, Carlton Simmonds, said his club is considering challenging the amendments to the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF) constitution at an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on Sunday. Simmonds, a former...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 9:39 AM

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Caster Semenya is going to the European Court of Human Rights to challenge “discriminatory” rules that prohibit her from competing in certain track events because of her high natural testosterone,...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Despite half-centuries from opener John Campbell and Brandon King, the Jamaica Scorpions could not replicate the same bowling performance from previous encounters and succumbed by six wickets to the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in their Regional...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Plans are currently in the pipelines to ensure that the legacy of former Harbour View and national senior team striker, Luton Shelton, stays alive, said wife Bobbette Shelton. The widowed Shelton, speaking to The Gleaner at yesterday’s final...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 12:16 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

As part of the efforts to develop Caymanas Park into a first-world racing destination, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) is pulling out all the stops with the sweetening of the pot for the Road to the Triple Crown, and the...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Former McGrath High schoolboy player Peter McGregor says that he is determined to prove his worth at the next level, following his long-awaited move to Europe. The 20-year-old has signed a one-year deal with Swedish club Djurgården of the...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2021 | 4:16 PM

Bobbette Shelton, the wife of leading Reggae Boyz goal scorer, Luton Shelton, said she was pleased the striker was able to feel the love and affection of the nation and the football fraternity before his passing on January 22. Bobbette, who...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2021 | 12:15 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries yesterday in a vehicle rollover in suburban Los Angeles and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. Woods was alone in the vehicle and had to be extricated from it,...

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