Sun | May 26, 2019

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Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:16 AM

The MultiCare Youth Foundation (MYF) Inter-Schools’ Girls’ Football and Mixed Basketball competitions were held on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Breezy Castle Centre on Harbour Street in downtown Kingston. Twenty-two primary and high schools under...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Rising squash stars Savannah Thomson and Tobias Levy continued their 2019 winning streaks with victories in the Tingrinners Age Group Squash Tournament held at the Liguanea Club in Kingston recently. Thomson, the reigning All-Jamaica Under-15/17...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Carole Beckford, chairperson of the Jamaica Reggae Girlz Special Projects team, is urging Jamaicans to come out and support today’s Lapathon event, which is aimed at raising funds for the team on its journey to France for the FIFA Women’s World Cup...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:15 AM

With two weeks to go to the start of the ICC World Cup, the hierarchy of the Windies team cannot be completely happy with the current form of some key members of the squad. Indeed, it wouldn’t be far-fetched to feel that they are slightly worried....

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz will make one last appearance on Sunday in front of their home fans before embarking on their historic journey to France for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Girlz are currently 53rd on the latest FIFA Women’s table and...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:14 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Sir Curtly Ambrose says he is surprised by the West Indies’ struggles against Bangladesh in the ongoing Tri-Nation Series in Ireland. The Windies faced the Tigers in yesterday’s final at The Village in Malahide but...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:13 AM

PARIS (AP): Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) coach Thomas Tuchel says signing Antoine Griezmann is not a “realistic” goal as the French champions are looking to bolster their defence. The France striker announced this week that he is leaving Atlético...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:12 AM

TURIN, Italy (AP): Massimiliano Allegri will not coach Juventus next season, leading to speculation that the Italian club champions are preparing to rehire former manager Antonio Conte. Allegri “will not be on the Juventus bench” for 2019-20, the...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:12 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): Neymar and David Neres are in for the Copa America; Lucas Moura and Vinicius Jr are out. Brazil coach Tite named his squad yesterday for the South American tournament, which starts in São Paulo on June 14. As expected, Paris...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:11 AM

ROME (AP): Rafael Nadal put away Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 6-0 at the Italian Open yesterday and ought to be a little nervous. He’s conceded only six games in six sets at the Foro Italico, but he’s reached the semi-finals. Nadal has fallen in the semi...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:29 AM

Young Jamaica sprinter Christopher Taylor is now ­focusing on his recovery, ahead of a move to Florida, where he will be coached by well-known trainer Rana Reider, this according to Dalton Myers, a director at JAD Professional Management, which is...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:28 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Order of Merit leader Tom Whitney was once again in scintillating form as the American got off to a hot start in the opening Round of the PGA Latinoamerica BMW Jamaica Golf Classic at the Cinnamon Hill Golf course in Montego Bay. Whitney, who shot...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:27 AM

NEW DELHI, India (CMC): Veteran West Indies opener Chris Gayle believes mental toughness, rest and proper management of his body will be key to his success in his fifth ICC 50 overs World Cup which bowls off in England at month end. At 39 years old...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:27 AM

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) partnership team has strengthened with the addition of Mayberry Investments, which signed on to a four-year multimillion dollar deal. Mayberry has been contributing to sport development for years and are the...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:26 AM

Team Jamaica ended the 2019 IAAF World Relay at the Yokohama International Stadium in Japan in a creditable No. 2 position with a 27 point tally equal to that garnered by the host nation. However, it was by some distance short of the usual table...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:26 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Rusea’s High School’s football programme received a big boost ahead of the 2019 daCosta Cup season, after the president of Howard University, Dr Wayne A. I. Frederick and sports commentator of ESPN, Shaka Hislop through his foundation, Second Half...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:25 AM

GENEVA (AP): Manchester City’s possible one-year ban from the Champions League is in the hands of a panel of independent judges. UEFA said yesterday its club finance investigators have sent the file on the Premier League champions to the judges,...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:25 AM

DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC): Off-spinner Ashley Nurse says he will be looking to improve his consistency so he can play the role expected of him in the ICC World Cup, which bowls off in England at month end. The 30-year-old is the Caribbean side’s...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:25 AM

This year’s Everyone’s A Winner/The Best Dressed Chicken race day is set for Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16, beginning 6 a.m. at Hope Gardens. A 3K run has been introduced to encourage fathers to run with their children. That race is in addition...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:24 AM

MADRID (AP): More than ever, Diego Simeone will be put to the test as Atlético Madrid coach. Simeone will begin next season facing the difficult challenge of keeping Atlético competitive after the departure of their biggest star, Antoine Griezmann...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:23 AM

MONTREAL (AP): Doping officials are using recently gained data from Moscow’s anti-doping laboratory to build “strong” cases against Russian athletes and expect analysis of the information to be completed by the end of the year. Gunter Younger, the...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:23 AM

LONDON (AP): Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray received his knighthood from Prince Charles yesterday, more than two years after he was awarded the honour by Queen Elizabeth II. Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The Gleaner has been reliable informed that Andre Coley and Andrew Richardson are among three ­individuals, who have applied for the head coaching position for Cricket West Indies professional franchise, the Jamaica Scorpions. It is understood...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:22 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven, president of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), said that this year’s renewal of the JAM Twenty20 Bashment competition, will provide a lot of excitement for spectators. The competition, which was last held in 2014, will...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Head coach of the national senior women’s team, Hue Menzies, said that the team will miss the aura and presence of assistant coach, Andrew Price, who was suspended for two weeks because of disorderly conduct. Price reportedly sent a derogatory...

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