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

ZURICH (AP): FIFA is setting aside US$16 million to help players who have not been paid by their clubs. The funding covers the period up to 2022, and FIFA also wants to set up a monitoring committee with global players’ union FIFPro, which assesses...

Published:Wednesday | February 12, 2020 | 12:17 AM

There is a striking similarity regarding how their fans have responded to recent performances of teams in two sports in which Jamaicans participate on the international stage. The disciplines in question are West Indies cricket played by the male...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:29 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Defending champions Rusea’s High School and St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) promise an exciting 2020 County of Cornwall Athletic Association (COCAA) Western Championship as the boys’ qualifiers get under way this morning...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:27 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Sport Minister Olivia Grange says that plans are being made to commission more statues in the near future commemorating the success of local athletes. Grange was speaking at the statue unveiling of former world record holder Asafa Powell at...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:26 AM

MVP Track Club athlete Janieve Russell easily won the women’s 400m at the Milo Western Relays at the G.C. Foster College in Spanish Town, St Catherine, on Saturday. She finished in a time of 53.48 seconds, ahead of Candice McLeod from The...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:26 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Although injury robbed Nathon Allen of a chance at the National Trials for an individual spot at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, last year, he played a pivotal role in Jamaica earning silver in the Mixed 4x400m and men’s 4x400m...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions off-spinner Pete Salmon is over the moon following his debut performance against the Guyana Jaguars in their Regional Four-Day encounter on the weekend. Salmon put in a masterful performance in the second innings to claim a career...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:24 AM

POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa (CMC): Windies stars Nyeem Young and Jayden Seales have been named in the ICC’s Under-19 World Cup team of the tournament. Young, a fast-bowling all-rounder, starred in the group stage with two half-centuries and a five-...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:09 AM

The beginning of the track and field season has seen the resurgence of interest in the fortunes of our elder stars Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Asafa Powell, and any young pretenders with hopes of toppling those giants. They did not disappoint....

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:20 AM

MILAN, Italy (AP): Inter Milan fought back from two goals down to beat AC Milan 4-2 and move level with Juventus at the top of the Italian Serie A after an extraordinary derby match yesterday. It was a pulsating match at San Siro. Zlatan...

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:19 AM

The discussion firestorms that are still raging over the exclusion of Windies batsmen Shimron Hetmyer and especially in-form opener Evin Lewis from the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka is surprising, to say the least. Here was I thinking or assuming that...

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

One of the fastest men ever in world history, born here in Jamaica, has now been immortalised. Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record holder was honoured in a ceremony last night at Independence Park, where his statue was unveiled in front of...

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions recorded their first win of the 2020 Regional Four-Day Championship following an enthralling seven-run victory over hosts Guyana Jaguars in their fourth-round clash at the National Stadium in Providence. The Jaguars had...

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:11 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

After super-sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce got the 42nd Milo Western Relays going with a season-opening 60m win, two-time World Championship 400m finalist Demish Gaye, Edwin Allen Comprehensive High School and Kingston College (KC) entertained...

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:10 AM

Twenty-four clubs, parish associations, and affiliates are ready to contest the 2020 season of the Jamaica Cricket Association’s (JCA) Senior Cup, which bowls off on Saturday and pulls up stumps on April 19. Last season’s newcomers, Mico University...

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:09 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

Harbour View FC and National hopeful Norman Campbell will head off to Italy for an opportunity of a lifetime in a few days. The 20 year-old former Jamaica College attacker’s agent, Kevin Cowan, says he has been offered a trial with Serie A club...

Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 9:45 PMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer -

Heralded by Prime Minister Andrew Holness as the spark the triggered Jamaica's modern dominance of male spiriting, Asafa Powell joined the list of Jamaican athletes honoured with a statue at a ceremony at Independence Park on Sunday evening. The...

Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 12:44 AMRaymond Graham - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Middle-distance runner Natoya Goule was Jamaica’s best finisher at the 113th staging of the Millrose Games indoor track and field meet in New York yesterday. Goule placed second in the women’s 800 metres in one minute 59.35 seconds. American Ajee...

Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 12:43 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Calabar High’s track star Kimar Farquharson has declared that 2020 is shaping up to be his best ever year at high school. Farquharson hit top form yesterday to win the Camperdown Classics Class One 800 metres in a meet record time of 1:49.46. His...

Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 12:43 AMKavarly Arnold - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: The parish of Trelawny is now preparing for the return of regional cricket to the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium. The venue will host two Regional Four Day Championship games this month. Jamaica Scorpions will play the Leeward...

Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 12:42 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A career-best seven-wicket haul from rookie off-spinner Pete Salmon has put the Jamaica Scorpions in a good position to pull off an unlikely win against the Guyana Jaguars heading into the final day of their Regional Four Day clash at Providence....

Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 12:41 AM

LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP): Bayer Leverkusen scored two late goals to beat Borussia Dortmund 4-3 yesterday and dealt a blow to Dortmund’s ambitions of winning the German title. Kevin Volland scored twice for Leverkusen early on, but it was substitute...

Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 12:41 AM

MILAN (AP): GiampaoloPazzini’s late penalty gave Hellas Verona a surprise 2-1 win over Serie A leaders Juventus yesterday despite Cristiano Ronaldo setting another record. The result means Inter Milan can move back level with Juventus if they win...

Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 12:40 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WOW WOW, last year’s champion two-year-old, easily won on his three-year-old debut yesterday leading home NIPSTER and stablemate ANOTHER AFFAIR to record his ninth straight win from 10 starts. Ameth Robles was his usual no-frills self aboard WOW...

Published:Sunday | February 9, 2020 | 12:40 AM

Past the finishing post Feb 8, 2020 Race Results RACE 1 Purse $600,000 4YO...

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