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Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:28 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Internationally regarded sports lawyer, Dr Emir Crowne, is advocating for the creation of a regional sports court to settle disputes involving Caribbean athletes, as he feels that costs associated with taking cases to the Court of Arbitration for...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:27 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Dave Cameron is a man on a mission, and that mission, according to him, is to effect change at the highest level of cricket through the chairmanship of the governing body. The United States Cricket Hall of...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:26 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Having netted nine goals in his first season in the Belgian top tier, national striker Shamar Nicholson now has his eyes fixed on capturing the Golden Boot in next season’s competition. Nicholson, a former Boys’ Town striker, scored his goals in 25...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:25 AM

PARIS (AP): Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has criticised “ignorant and uneducated” comments by former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone. Hamilton, a six-time world champion and the only black driver in F1, was shocked by Ecclestone’s claim during an...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

FIFA HAS taken the decision to postpone Concacaf’s September 2020 window, which means the final round of the Concacaf 2022 World Cup qualifiers will not start as previously scheduled. The constant postponements have created challenges for...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:17 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Throughout his teenage years, Wilbert Walker carried the town of Morant Bay on his shoulders, as he carved out a reputation as a top competitor at the Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships, while representing his alma mater, Morant Bay High...

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2020 | 12:20 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) competitions chairman Gregory Daley says, despite expected changes to the FIFA World Cup qualifying format, the Reggae Boyz will not be “disenfranchised” from the final round of qualifying. FIFA officially...

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2020 | 12:11 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

ENGLAND’S ROSE ripped 1:12.2 at exercise last Friday morning and will race with a tongue tie for the first time this afternoon when she takes on the gelding, MAHOGANY, who is as classy as they come but faces a blitzkrieg of speed from the filly at...

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2020 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

British High Commissioner, Asif Ahmad, and GraceKennedy Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Don Wehby, are two high profile figures in Jamaican society who are still beaming after Liverpool FC won the English Premier League (EPL) on Thursday....

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2020 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former Boys’ Town FC head coach Andrew Price says the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the delay of the training compensation that the club is expected to receive from Belgian club Sporting Charleroi. This is for the signing of former Boys’ Town...

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2020 | 12:06 AM

DANBURY, North Carolina (AP): The owner of a North Carolina racetrack advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale in a social media marketplace, days after NASCAR said a noose had been found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, the top series’ only Black...

Published:Friday | June 26, 2020 | 12:31 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), through its parent company, Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL), has signed a letter of intent with South African company Intelligent Gaming, which will see local racing begin broadcast there....

Published:Friday | June 26, 2020 | 12:30 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former Windies fast bowler Franklyn Rose says he is concerned about the fitness of compatriot pacer Oshane Thomas as he believes he is overweight. Rose, who played 19 Tests and 27 One-Day Internationals (ODI) for the Windies between 1997 and 2000,...

Published:Friday | June 26, 2020 | 12:27 AM

Local race driver Kyle Gregg will be competing in the Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Sprint Trophy Latin America tomorrow. Gregg says his preparation ahead of the event has been “intensive”, especially because he is playing for charity. “From the moment...

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2020 | 12:00 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — The 30-year wait is over. Liverpool is champion of England again. Liverpool clinched its first league title since 1990 on Thursday, ending an agonising title drought without the players even having to take the field...

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2020 | 12:34 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

President of Cricket West Indies (CWI) Ricky Skerritt could find himself before the Justice Winston Anderson-chaired CWI Ethics Committee after a report was submitted to the body accusing him of breaches of the CWI Code of Ethics as well as a...

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2020 | 12:32 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven believes that the absence of Jamaican T20 superstar Chris Gayle from this year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is a massive blow for the tournament. The 40-year-old told...

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2020 | 12:32 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Harbour View Football Club on Tuesday signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with fertiliser producers Newport-Fersan Limited to help improve and maintain the standard of the playing surface at the club’s home ground. Although the...

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2020 | 12:31 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): Converting from a winger to a central striker is bringing the best out of Anthony Martial at Manchester United (ManU) this season. The French forward scored his first hat-trick for United in the 3-0 win over Sheffield...

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2020 | 12:30 AM

Although the training sessions have been suspended as a safety precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jamaica Squash Association (JSA) has continued to support the young players from Penwood High School in St Andrew who participate in its...

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2020 | 12:21 AM

MANCHESTER, England (CMC): West Indies head coach Phil Simmons expects the rivalry between leading all-rounders Jason Holder and Ben Stokes to be one of the highlights of the upcoming Test series. Holder, the West Indies captain, has emerged as...

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2020 | 12:20 AM

MANCHESTER, England (CMC): Marquee batsmen Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope struck half-centuries, while fast bowler Alzarri Joseph impressed with a four-wicket haul, on yesterday’s opening day of the first three-day warm-up match ahead of the...

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2020 | 12:20 AM

Kay Moodie, mother of former Jamaican cyclist Robert Barnes, who died over the weekend, recalled his love for the sport at an early age. “If I didn’t know better, he was born on a bicycle,” Moodie said yesterday. “He was riding since he was 14...

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2020 | 12:18 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

While advocating for harsher penalties for football clubs whose fans are found guilty of racial abuse, British journalist Leon Mann believes that football’s governing bodies have to be more involved in the fight against racism in football. Mann was...

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2020 | 12:16 AM

When it comes to competing at the Olympic Games, nothing, it seems, surpasses the dream of an athlete. In observation of yesterday’s International Olympic Day, validations of such were conveyed by some of the nation’s leading sporting...

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