Wed | Oct 21, 2020

Sports

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2020 | 12:28 AM

TriLife competitions director, Natasha Cameron, says the aim of the TriLife virtual triathlon series is aimed at keeping triathletes and enthusiasts fit and motivated, in addition to making a contribution to society in light of the coronavirus...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2020 | 12:27 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s path to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is now clear after Concacaf’s revised structure was announced on Monday. However, there are mixed views as to whether the changes that were created out of necessity can become the norm for future...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2020 | 12:26 AM

MANCHESTER, England (CMC): Another stunning batting collapse sent West Indies to their heaviest-ever Test defeat at Old Trafford in terms of runs, as they conceded the three-match series, 2-1, to end their all-too-brief hold on the coveted Wisden...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2020 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) General Secretary, Dalton Wint, has poured cold water on reports that top-rated US female coach Carrie Taylor has joined the national women’s programme. Wint noted that while she was recommended by interim Reggae...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2020 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) President Martin Lyn says the association will look to assist swimmers who weren’t included in the first batch of beneficiaries of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) COVID-19 financial relief...

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2020 | 9:38 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): England won the first cricket series in four months when they defeated the West Indies in the deciding third test by 269 runs on the last day Tuesday at Old Trafford. England snatched the bio-secure series 2-1 after...

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2020 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

An apprentice jockey was among 35 persons who were evicted from Caymanas Park at the weekend for breaches of the COVID-19 protocols that have been implemented by Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment. A number of grooms, a father of a...

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2020 | 12:26 AM

With a lack of sporting events due to the coronavirus pandemic, sportswear and equipment stores, sports bars and gyms are facing major financial and operational difficulties. They said the effects of COVID-19 have caused business to slow down and...

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2020 | 12:24 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

President Michael Ricketts says that the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is content with the new Concacaf World Cup qualifying format, which sees Jamaica enter the final round with two additional teams. The regional football governing body...

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2020 | 12:23 AM

MANCHESTER, England (CMC): The Windies’ hopes of saving the decisive third Test were boosted here yesterday after persistent rain forced the complete abandonment of the penultimate day of the contest at Old Trafford. The inclement weather that was...

Published:Monday | July 27, 2020 | 4:14 PMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer -

Jamaica's path to the 2022 FIFA World Cup will begin next June and will see the number of teams in the final Concacaf qualifying round increase, as the revamped framework was released today by the regional governing body. Concacaf's previous...

Published:Monday | July 27, 2020 | 12:29 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

WOW WOW chased down an atrociously ridden MAHOGANY to win the 2000 Guineas yesterday. The thoroughbred joined the tear-away leader a furlong and a half out to win by three lengths, extending his unbeaten streak to 11 consecutive victories. Dane...

Published:Monday | July 27, 2020 | 12:29 AM

MANCHESTER, England (CMC): Battle-weary Windies were staring at a heavy defeat after enduring one of their worst days of the tour as Stuart Broad’s six-wicket haul followed by a trio of damaging half-centuries installed England as firm favourites...

Published:Monday | July 27, 2020 | 12:25 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

With Jamaica’s 2022 FIFA World Cup-qualifying path expected to be determined today, local pundits Michael Hall, Bradley Stewart and former national player Jermaine Johnson believe that any changes made will not put the Reggae Boyz at a disadvantage...

Published:Monday | July 27, 2020 | 12:24 AM

LEICESTER, England (AP): Manchester United will return to the UEFA Champions League at the expense of Leicester after winning 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on the final day of the English Premier League (EPL) season yesterday. Bruno Fernandes...

Published:Sunday | July 26, 2020 | 12:29 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WITH little to choose between WOW WOW and MAHOGANY, sharing 14 consecutive victories, reinsmanship could make the difference in this afternoon’s 2000 Guineas at a mile. Robert Halledeen is a forceful rider and will try stealing a march with WOW WOW...

Published:Sunday | July 26, 2020 | 12:28 AM

MANCHESTER, England, (CMC): Seamer Kemar Roach became only the ninth West Indies bowler to take 200 wickets in Tests but Stuart Broad lashed the joint third fastest half-century for England before returning to snatch two wickets, to help put the...

Published:Sunday | July 26, 2020 | 12:26 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With the reopening of the National Aquatic Centre (NAC) imminent, national swim coaches Rory Alvaranga, Wendy Lee and Gillian Millwood say that they are excited and eager for a return to the facility after a four-month wait. The facility had...

Published:Sunday | July 26, 2020 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

He is the dazzling batting all-rounder that has lit up franchise Twenty20 and international cricket for the West Indies in recent years. Fabian Allen’s meteoric rise in the shorter format of the game has many adoring fans wanting more from the...

Published:Saturday | July 25, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Windies squandered a good opportunity to capitalise on a decent start with the ball, as England dug themselves out of trouble to seize the initiative in Day One action of the third and final Test at Old Trafford. The hosts recovered from 122/4...

Published:Saturday | July 25, 2020 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

National striker Alex Marshall is now in Canada preparing to compete in the second season with his new club HFX Wanderers in the Canadian Premier League (CPL) competition which begins next month. Marshall, 21 years old, joined the Wanderers on a...

Published:Saturday | July 25, 2020 | 12:18 AM

PARIS, France (AP): Formula One (F1) is expanding in Europe and will not be reaching the Americas, where the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of races in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and the United States yesterday. F1 still hopes to...

Published:Saturday | July 25, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former Windies batsman Wavell Hinds will be the man at the helm at Kensington as he was unanimously approved as the cricket club’s new leader during an Annual General Meeting on Thursday. Hinds, the current West Indies Players’ Association...

Published:Saturday | July 25, 2020 | 12:08 AM

Caymanas Park groom Steven Smith says that a victory for race favourite ABOVE AND BEYOND in the 1000 Guineas at Caymanas Park today will be a major win for his career. Smith has been a groom at Caymanas Park for 14 years and is employed by stable...

Published:Saturday | July 25, 2020 | 12:07 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

ABOVE AND BEYOND simply didn’t fire off the break on last, choosing the wrong day to be slowly into stride on a lightning-fast track, so forgive her 1000 Guineas prep run, a seemingly disappointing fourth-place finish behind NIPSTER, who turned the...

Pages

Subscribe to Sports