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Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Craig Butler and his son, Kyle Butler, will face the Half Way Tree Resident Magistrates Court, where their trial for assault charges will be mentioned before a judge this morning. Kyle, who is represented by Tom Tavares-Finson, last represented...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:13 AM

BRIDGETOWN (CMC): Stand-in captain Kraigg Brathwaite says the upcoming Test series in Bangladesh will provide what he describes as a “great opportunity” for inexperienced players, and says he is under no pressure after being asked to lead the side...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:12 AM

BRIDGETOWN (CMC): West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick says he has no concerns about touring Bangladesh amid the COVID-19 pandemic, despite 10 players opting out of the upcoming series. Test skipper Jason Holder, white-ball captain Kieron...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:12 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

“India could soon be a power in world athletics.” That is the view of experienced Jamaican coach Michael Vassell, who has just returned from a two-year stint in India. Vassell has pinpointed world junior champions Neeraj Chopra and Hima Das as the...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:12 AM

World under-20 double sprint champion Briana Williams paid a visit to the Office of the Prime Minister on Thursday. The meeting was to present printers to Prime Minister Andrew Holness for distribution to schools as Jamaica continues to navigate...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:11 AM

ST JOHN’S (CMC): Head coach Courtney Walsh will oversee his first assignment since taking charge of West Indies Women, when the Caribbean side gather here for a three-week camp, starting this weekend. A 24-member group, headed by captain Stafanie...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Sat on an upturned bucket next to the touchline, Marcelo Bielsa stared at the ground after seeing his Leeds team concede a third goal in another stunning result in the English FA Cup. For the widely admired Argentine coach, his record in the famous...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:16 AM

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Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Veteran jockey Shane Ellis said he is anxious to return to the saddle, as he continues his recovery from a broken collarbone injury, which he sustained last November. Ellis told The Sunday Gleaner that the injury has not been healing as fast as he...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:15 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

As athletes are becoming more aware of the importance of securing their own future post-retirement, businessman Chris Dehring underscored the importance of sporting figures building their individual brands and be bold in exploring non-traditional...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former Reggae Boyz striker Ricardo Fuller is demanding the resignation of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) top brass, in the wave of continued support for defender Damion Lowe, following a leaked audio of match fees negotiations between the...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

President Christopher Samuda said that the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) would comply with a request for athletes to be vaccinated for the coronavirus should the authorities deem it a requirement for participation for the Tokyo Olympics this...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 12:08 AM

They were given pre-match odds of 90-1 by some British bookmakers. Some of them were dropped off at the stadium ahead of the game by their mothers and fathers. A bunch of new jerseys needed to be printed before kickoff yesterday, adding rarely seen...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 12:08 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

CHACE THE GREAT is down in class from his big open-allowance run behind TREVOR’S CHOICE in the Chris Armond Sprint Trophy, finishing a charging half-length second to his much younger rival at five and a half furlongs. Reporting among non-restricted...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 12:08 AM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Fast-bowling all-rounder Romario Shepherd has tested positive for COVID-19, and has been replaced in the West Indies One-Day International (ODI) squad for Bangladesh by uncapped pacer Keon Harding. Cricket West Indies (CWI...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 12:07 AM

From feuds, to rants, to allegations, some famous local sporting personalities could not keep away from the limelight in 2020, both locally and internationally. These are the five most controversial persons making the headlines last year. 5. Chris...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former West Indies fast bowler Franklyn Rose is disappointed that the team’s best players will not be on show on the tour of Bangladesh later this month. Cricket West Indies (CWI) says the Windies are set to play three One-Day Internationals (ODI)...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Sports administration is not as easy as many think it is. It’s even harder in an environment with tight financial resources, more so during a pandemic which put a stop to all sports last year. This is The Gleaner’s list of administrators who...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2021 | 12:10 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

The year 2020 is not remembered fondly by most, and one of the reasons is the many lives taken from the sporting world. The death of retired basketball star Kobe Bryant on January 26 set the tone for a year that removed well-loved sportsmen and...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sport Minister Olivia Grange says rehabilitation work on the National Stadium track is almost complete and the facility will be ready for action shortly. Grange told The Gleaner that the refurbishing of the track should have been completed last...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2021 | 12:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The 2021 Track and Field season will not get under way as planned tomorrow as the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) did not give approval to the organisers of the Purewater/Jamaica College (JC)/R. Danny Williams and the Ted Dwyer Classics. The...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2021 | 12:31 AM

The Clockman was denied consecutive Twilight 6 bets to start the new year, GORGEOUS GIFT’s disqualification being the harshest on January 1. The Clockman had the 2-1 winner among three selections but was left empty-handed when the late announcement...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2021 | 12:17 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, (CMC): Former Test batsman, Daren Ganga, believes West Indies players needed to exercise more faith in the judgement of Cricket West Indies instead of pulling out of the tour to Bangladesh. While agreeing players had the...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2021 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

General Manager at Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited, Lorna Gooden, described the last 12 months as a very testing yet rewarding period for the local racing industry, which rebounded well after being brought to a standstill by the...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2021 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Two of the island’s smaller high school track and field programmes, Mona High and Jose Marti Technical High, received a boost for the upcoming season, as sportswear manufacturers Puma made donations of running shoes and spikes to officials from...

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