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Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 11:58 PM

Omar McLeod and Elaine Thompson highlight a 30-member (14 males and 16 females) team named by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) for the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England. McLeod will be defending his 60m...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 8:59 PMRaymond Graham

WHEN the two day Central Athletic Championships begin this morning at 9:00 a.m. at the G.C. Foster College, defending male and female champions St. Jago High and Edwin Allen, will be hoping to continue their dominance and defend...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 8:36 PM

Stand-down wicketkeeper Jahmar Hamilton stroked a majestic century to put West Indies A in pole position heading into today’s third day of their second and penultimate unofficial Test against England Lions at Sabina Park. Hamilton, who is...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 9:37 AM

The Jamaica Scorpions have not advanced to the semi finals of the NAGICO Regional Super50 tournament despite beating the USA by 80 runs in their final preliminary round match at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua.  This is...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As I sat and watched Jamaican winger Leon Bailey unleash another impressive match-winning display in Bayer Leverkusen's 2-1 away victory over Hamburg in the German Bundesliga on Saturday, where he scored once and was integrally involved in the...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

There is a new contender for the Boys' Class 1 shot put gold medal at the ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships next month. It is Courtney Lawrence of Petersfield High School, the upset winner of the event at last week's Western...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROCHDALE, England (AP):What a difference a few days can make in football.After coming from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Juventus midweek in the UEFA Champions League last 16, Tottenham made 11 changes to its team yesterday and were held to a 2-2...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP):The Russian delegation at the Pyeongchang Olympics has announced that one of its athletes has failed a drug test.Two Russian state news agencies cited Konstantin Vybornov, spokesman for the Olympic Athletes from Russia...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP):Roger Federer came to the ABN AMRO World Tournament aiming to secure a return to the top of the world rankings. He achieved that goal on Friday. Yesterday, he put an exclamation point on a remarkable week by winning the...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

It was a record turnout of participants at yesterday's staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate 5K Fun Run in New Kingston. More than 26,000 entrants took part in both the Run and Walk events, where $50 million was raised by the organisers to help...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Former Holmwood Technical High School standout Gleneve Grange smashed her indoor shot put personal best in South Bend, Indiana, on Saturday. Now a senior at Florida State University (FSU), Grange spun her shot out to 17.24m at the Alex Wilson...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Rusea's High School proved that last year's upset win over western track and field giants St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) was no fluke. This, after capturing the female title for a second time at the COCAA/Digicel Western Athletics...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Former national striker now turned football agent, Damani Ralph, said that while it is good that Jamaica is currently ranked 50th in the FIFA /Coca-Cola World Rankings, it is important that the team maintains this ranking in order to give players an...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/Gleaner Writer

A career-best performance from left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican has put Windies A in a good position against England Lions heading into today's second day of their second unofficial Test at Sabina Park.Warrican, who was the Man of the Match in the...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Scorpions easily disposed of USA Cricket by 80 runs in their final preliminary match of the Regional Super50 here yesterday but their spot in the semi-finals remained in doubt at press time as English county Kent remained front-runners to...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Boys' Town FC head coach Andrew Price said that demotion will be an opportunity for the club to regroup and come back stronger.The Red Brigade became the first team to be relegated from this season's Red Stripe Premier League, after losing 2-0 to...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Under-19 cricket World Cup, which was played in New Zealand recently, was billed as the "future stars" tournament, and apart from the unsavoury dismissal of a batsman for "obstruction" when he picked up a stationary ball and handed it to a...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

One of the things that is inevitable in sports discussions is the whole business of comparisons. No matter how we try to avoid it, the question will always be asked, is this player better than that player?Some of these comparisons will be debated...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

Overcome by pride and joy, coach Michael Clarke was in no mood to talk after his Calabar High School team made history in the 4x400 metres at the Corporate Area Championships in Kingston last Friday.Anthony Carpenter, Christopher Taylor, Shemar...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Since Digicel came on board and organised the regional athletic championships into a series, The Digicel Grand Prix Series, it has become very apparent that schools in the eastern region are miles behind their counterparts in terms of high-quality...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Relegation favourites Boys' Town will continue their fight against the improbable - some say impossible - when they play away to leaders Portmore United at the Spanish Town Prison Oval.Last week, the former champions, who are now rooted at the foot...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Weather: Fine Track: GoodRace 1 1600 M (Purse $930,000) IMP3YO...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman

West Indies A captain Kieran Powell says focus and application will be key if they are to clinch their unofficial Test series against England Lions at Sabina Park, starting today at 10 a.m.The regional standard-bearers enjoy a 1-0 lead in the three-...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold

Western Bureau:World Youth Under-18 400 metres record holder Antonio Watson of Petersfield High School hit top form yesterday to break records in both the Class Two 200 and 400 metres at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA)/Digicel...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Sagicor Sigma Corporate 5K Fun Run, which is designed to inspire fun, fitness, and camaraderie among Jamaica's business community, is on today and will start at 7:30 a.m. at Emancipation Park in New Kingston.Organisers hope to raise more than $...

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