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Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

The possibility of 32 year-old Nicholas "The Axeman" Walters and his former mentor and manager Jacques Deschamps renewing their partnership in 2019, is real.This was disclosed at the weekend when the Gleaner spoke to both parties, and pointed to the...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:21 AM

LONDON, England (CMC):Reigning World champions the Windies have taken a hit in the latest ICC Twenty20 rankings, following their 3-0 whitewash at the hands of powerhouses India. While the Caribbean side remain seventh in the 17-team standings, they...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:19 AM

Many years ago, the Government of Jamaica rescued racing when private individuals used the cash collected at Caymanas Park and off-track betting stations to finance personal ambitions instead of improving the product and the lifestyle of the...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:19 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

WHEN the third set of matches in the second round of the Urban area of the ISSA Schoolgirl Netball Competition gets under way today at the Leila Robinson Courts, all eyes will be on Gaynstead High School and St Catherine High School, as both will be...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following Jamaica's impressive display in the just-concluded CONCACAF Under-20 World Cup qualifiers in the United States, head coach Jerome Waite believes that the nation has a special crop of young players and should try to keep the core of the...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Unified World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, believes Jamaica will again produce some of the world's finest boxers as he labelled the island as a "breeding ground for great athletes".Joshua, whose last fight was a technical knockout victory...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Brian Phillpotts-Brown, director of sports of Campion College, said he is highly confident that the institution can make into this year's semi-finals of the ISSA Under-14 and Under-16 football competitions.Phillpotts-Brown told The Gleaner that both...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens made a major statement on Sunday night in their Red Stripe Premier League win over Mount Pleasant Football Academy, and the euphoric reaction of their spectators in the jam-packed Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex said it all.The above...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MIAMI (AP):Jimmy Butler is in Philadelphia, and upon his arrival, he immediately began talking about winning a championship.'The Process' has a whole new meaning.Butler, a four-time All-Star forward, is now officially a member of the 76ers, after...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:23 AMRobert Bailey

Portmore United's Ricardo Morris has expressed his delight after he netted his first goal of the season to carry his team to a hard-fought 1-0 win over Montego Bay United (MBU) in their Red Stripe Premier League encounter at the Spanish Town Prison...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was the quintessential lifeline for West Indies Cricket, thrown down by the natural and rapid evolution of the game of traditional cricket. The once kingpins of the conventional game had long lost their crown and were well on the way to losing...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC):The Windies produced their best performance of the Twenty20 International series against India but still went down by six wickets, losing off the last ball of the innings in the third and final match at the MA Chidambaram...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):The fourth goal in the Manchester derby showed that the gulf between the two rivals is not only widening in their English Premier League (EPL) positions, but in technical quality as well.With slickness and finesse,...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (CMC):Mithali Raj scored her 15th Twenty20 (T20) International half-century to help guide India to victory over Pakistan for their second successive win in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup here at Providence Stadium yesterday.Raj...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

St Catherine High School's netballers sent out a strong signal to their rivals on Friday in the second set of urban of matches in the ISSA Schoolgirls Netball Competition at the Leila Robinson Courts as the Phyllis Thompson-coached teams had double...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Dr Rachael Irving, research fellow at the University of the West Indies (UWI), thinks ISSA should wait before implementing its new transfer regulations. In the interim, schools with modest track and field programmes could be strengthened before the...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:04 AM

The Women’s T20 World Championship is under way for the second time in the West Indies, and this time, the Windies are running hot and appear ready to go. In 2010, in the second championship, the West Indies fought well, but despite their...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

When the National Stadium undergoes major repair next year, the velodrome will be removed in order to bring spectators closer to the action on the field and to also increase the capacity of the venue to 38,000.The 500m cycle track is where Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC):Veteran all-rounder Deandra Dottin single-handedly destroyed Bangladesh with the third-best figures in women's Twenty20 Internationals as West Indies opened their defence of the T20 World Cup with a rousing 60-run victory...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC):West Indies have only pride to play for when they take on India in the final Twenty20 International of the three-match series here today, hoping to end an otherwise wretched tour on a high note.The Carlos Brathwaite-led side has...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Tottenham beat Crystal Palace 1-0 for its latest narrow victory in the English Premier League and moved tied for points with second-place Chelsea and Liverpool, yesterday.A 66th-minute goal by 20-year-old centre back Juan Foyth was...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

"She is one of the greatest horses to have run at Caymanas Park," champion trainer Wayne DaCosta declared yesterday after SHE'S A MANEATER rallied in deep stretch to beat WILL IN CHARGE by a short head in one of the most thrilling Superstakes...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Andrew Peart, coach of Jamaica College (JC), believes that his team is perfecting the art of grinding out wins after the boys from Old Hope Road came from behind to beat a defiant Holy Trinity High 2-1 in the ISSA Champions Cup, yesterday.Trinity...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

It should be a full house at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex this evening when leaders Mount Pleasant Academy visit former champions Arnett Gardens at 7 p.m.Since entering the league this season, the high-spending outfit from St Ann has stood...

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