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Published:Saturday | December 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham /Gleaner Writer

IT was all Gaynstead yesterday in the finals of the ISSA All-Island Schoolgirl Netball finals at the Leila Robinson Court.Following their double victories in the Urban competition three days earlier, Gaynstead returned to show their strength against...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):Hundreds by Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar trumped half-centuries from Shai Hope and Roston Chase, as West Indies lost their tour match by 51 runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern here yesterday.Defending an impressive 332 at the...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):Stroke-maker Shai Hope believes West Indies can turn the page on their nightmare Test series against Bangladesh with a good showing in the upcoming one-day series but says the Caribbean side will have to show more consistency...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

USA Gymnastics is turning to bankruptcy in an attempt to ensure its survival.The embattled organisation filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on Wednesday in an effort to reach settlements in the dozens of sex-abuse lawsuits it faces and to avoid...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (AP):Formula One's 21-race calendar for 2019 has been approved, with Melbourne as usual hosting the season-opening Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17.Governing body FIA said after a meeting of its World Motor...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With the West Indies Championship (formerly the Regional 4-day competition) bowling off yesterday, the Jamaica Scorpions organised a compulsory fitness strategy session for players.The session, which was delivered by Gibbs Williams, the lead fitness...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Former Trinidad and Tobago and West Indies wicketkeeper David Williams, has described as a shame, the recent performance by the West Indies team in Bangladesh.West Indies lost both Test matches in three days.They...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

The 2018 schoolgirl netball season will come to a close today at the Leila Robinson Courts, as rural champions Denbigh High school will come face-to-face with urban champions Gaynstead High in the ISSA All-Island finals to prove which teams are the...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

With Kingston College (KC) down 1-0 in last week's ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup final, coach Ludlow Bernard must have given a monumental half-time talk to drive his boys to a dramatic 3-2 victory over St George's College.The same could be assumed of...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

RJRGLEANER Sportsman of the Year nominee, Fedrick Dacres, is thrilled to be among the nominees for the coveted award and said he knew all along that he could become one of the island's finest athletes across all disciplines.This despite the fact...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Another season of schoolboy football has almost come to an end.What an electrifying season it has been with a new champion crowned in both the Manning Cup and daCosta Cup competitions. Congrats to Kingston College, who won their 15th urban title,...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

A very knotty 1000 metres straight race for four-year-old and upwards maidens will open tomorrow's Sunrise-Six at Caymanas Park.GENERAL MUBARAAK will report with the best form but has been proving a bit expensive to follow. In addition, he is not...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLincoln Craig/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's leading squash player Christopher Binnie is grateful for a second RJRGLEANER Sportsman of the Year nomination and is hoping his continued success can help to bring greater exposure to his sport.Binnie enjoyed an exciting 2018 on the court...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Having led his alma mater Kingston College (KC) to the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup title, ending a 32-year wait in the process, head coach Ludlow Bernard has cast doubts on his future in the position.Though the thought of trying to engineer the next...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Friday's ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup was a scrappy but dramatic affair, with Kingston College (KC) ending a 32-year exile. A day later, Clarendon College showed a stubborn streak to repeat history in the daCosta Cup final in Montego Bay. Together...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

For Clarendon Gaters, it seems to be a story of same thing, different day, in terms of how their results are playing out in this season's Berger Elite League competition.In losses to Kingston Hummingbirds and St James Sharpes, the Gaters started the...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and Caribbean Airlines are pleased to announce a partnership, which will position the airline as the 'Official Airline of the Reggae Girlz'.The partnership comes at a very opportune time as Jamaica's Reggae...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DENBIGH High ruled supreme yesterday in rural schoolgirl netball, twice overcoming Holmwood Technical to deliver a double blow to their opponents by winning both the junior and senior titles at Manchester High School. The wins mean they will face...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Digicel schoolboy football ambassador, Ricardo Fuller, said he was extremely impressed with the local talent on show in the competition this season. He has, however, warned that transitioning from that level to European club football, remains a...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Mike Fennell, chairman of the Selection Committee of the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation, notes that the diversity of the sports represented by the nominees for the 2018 Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards shows that the country is widening...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 3:51 PM

The Board of Directors of the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation has advised that following a submission from its Selection Committee on Wednesday, it has approved three additional nominees for the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year 2018 awards....

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (AP):The Green Bay Packers' head-coaching vacancy should be appealing for one big reason.He plays quarterback and signed a four-year, $134 million contract extension this year.Two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers, though, will not be...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

European football's leader-ship has an initial conclusion on leaked Manchester City correspondence: The club has been misleading UEFA over its finances.With the power to ban clubs from the Champions League, the consequences from UEFA could be severe...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

J. Wray & Nephew (JWN) Limited has struck a double deal with the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation to host mentorship sessions for the nation's youth, and deliver a special prize - the Joy Spence Appleton Estate Pioneering Award - at the yearly RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Award...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MONACO (AP):The IAAF extended its ban on Russia's participation in international competitions yesterday, with no clarity on whether the suspension may be lifted before next year's World Championships in Qatar.Sticking to a harder line than the World...

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