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Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

RICHARD Azan's progressive four-year-old filly, MONEY MAGNET, yesterday turned the tables on CHACE THE GREAT to win her first grade one race, running strongly against the rail to land the Eileen Cliggott Memorial Handicap at odds of 2-1.SIEMPRE...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Another national netballer has come out swinging after she was not named in the squad for the upcoming Quad Series and the Commonwealth Games."I think the selectors don't like me, and once they don't like you, it doesn't matter how well you are...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:10 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

"This team seems to be rising to the occasion step by step and you never know and they could spring some element of surprise because each track meet, you see some different signs," Harrison said.Kingston College tallied 377 points. However, the boys...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:09 AMAkino Ming/ Gleaner Writer

National Discus record holder, Fedrick Dacres, has disregarded his recent record-breaking effort after it was revealed that the weight of the disc used was slightly lower than the required 2kg. Dacres threw 69.83 metres at the King of Ring...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's coach, Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore, is pleased that the Reggae Boyz have broken into the top 50 in the FIFA ranking for the first time since 2005. The team currently sits dead even at 50th in the latest ranking, which was released on...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF), Joylene Griffiths Irving, said a new home for cycling would rekindle excitement and interest in the sport locally.Plans to build a new velodrome were being discussed between the previous Kirk...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:The PCJ Group is back on board as title sponsor of the 2017/18 National Schools Chess Championships, this time with a sponsorship package valued at more than $460,000.Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) and its subsidiaries Wigton...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

After three rounds, Mile Gully and Comfort share the lead atop the standings on seven points each in the Mikail Phillips Manchester Football Association's Major League. Alligator Pond and Los Perfectos...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC):James Adams and Joe Weatherley hammered half-centuries as English county Hampshire made light work of Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners, brushing them aside by nine wickets in the battle of the bottom-placed teams...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

French publication L'Equipe is reporting that FIFA president Gianni Infantino is planning to make major changes, including a discontinuation of the January transfer market, limiting loans, and an introduction of asalary cap.L'Equipe further reported...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has dismissed suggestion that that his relationship with star midfielder Paul Pogba has deteriorated and that he was dissatisfied with the Frenchman's work in a two-man midfield.Pogba, 24, was said to be...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WINDHOEK, Namibia, (CMC):United Arab Emirates booked their spot alongside West Indies at the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe starting next month after beating Nepal by seven runs to win the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 title...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

At his age, he is considered a grandfather in sports, racing against Father Time, but half-miler-turned-400m hurdler Ricardo Cunningham believes that he is just entering his prime as his 'track age' is still young.Cunningham, who will be 36 years...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Number-one ranked Jamaica Darts Association (JDA) male player Mark Birthwright is aiming for global tournaments in order to turn pro."It feels good in one sense to be top-ranked, but in another sense, I don't think, personally, I am where I would...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CHACE THE GREAT really came to hand last season, especially since fitted with a one-cup blinker by trainer Dwight Chen, and will be hard to beat in this afternoon's Eileen Cliggott Memorial Trophy at 1300 metres, even though coming off a two-month...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Meet director of the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA)/Digicel Grand Prix Western Athletics Championships, Stephen Smith, promises a track and field spectacular at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in Catherine Hall today...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

CALABAR High clocked the fastest ever 4x400 metres time by a local high school as they marched to the boys' title at the Digicel Anthrick Corporate Area Development meet inside the National Stadium yesterday.Led by the outstanding Christopher Taylor...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Netball Jamaica has been receiving some flak from fans, players and the media over the past couple of years. In my opinion, some of it is warranted while some originates from the 'penny section' at the back.Interestingly, despite everything that has...

Published:Friday | February 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When I was at St Hugh's High, it was a dream of mine to compete in TVJ's Schools' Challenge Quiz. I was positively impacted by my love for the show and by the fact that St Hugh's was the first girls' school to win the competition. I rallied some...

Published:Friday | February 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC):Andre Russell's unbeaten hundred proved the difference as Jamaica Scorpions trounced English county Kent by three wickets, to go top of Group B in the Regional Super50 on Wednesday.Chasing a competitive 240 for victory at...

Published:Friday | February 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

The night of Monday, February 12, 2018, will forever be etched in the mind of 19-year-old Deshane Beckford. It was the night he scored his first goal in the Red Stripe Premier League, but it was the point at which the light at the end of the tunnel...

Published:Friday | February 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP):Roger Federer has moved within touching distance of eclipsing a record held by Andre Agassi after reaching the quarter-finals of the ABN AMRO tournament....

Published:Friday | February 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

Racing fans could not have asked for an easier banker to start tomorrow's Sunrise-6 at Caymanas Park.The opening event is a 1600 metres race in which the Wayne-DaCosta-trained three-year-old colt WITHOUT EXCEPTION will be seeking his fourth win in a...

Published:Friday | February 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Andrew Anguin, Red Stripe's senior marketing manager for Caribbean imports, says that his company is serious about coming to the assistance of Jamaica's bobsled team in light of their most recent issues at the Winter Olympics, adding that this was...

Published:Friday | February 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Coach of the Arnett Gardens Red Stripe Premier League outfit Jerome Waite says that the club is still hunting the $1 million incentive for the team that finishes the preliminary stage on most points.Portmore United are in pole position on 53 points...

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