Sun | May 26, 2019

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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...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Ian Facey will be the final competitor in a field of 144 that will tee off at 1:10 p.m. today at the 119th PGA Latino America BMW Jamaica Classic at the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course in Montego Bay. The former Nova Southeastern University...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A few weeks ago, Portmore and Waterhouse met at the National Stadium to decide the national championship. This evening, the top two local clubs will again lock horns, but this time for regional honours, when they square off in the decisive match of...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:19 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Akeem Bloomfield and Chris-Ann Gordon produced the fastest Jamaican 4x400m relay split times at last weekend’s IAAF World Relays. In his senior international debut, Bloomfield paced himself to a 44.9-second leg in the men’s 4x400 metre final, while...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:19 AMMaurice Silvera/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Lacrosse Association (JamLax), Calbert Hutchinson, is touting the organisation’s commitment to gender equality in sports, as he seeks to enlist the support of corporate Jamaica in fielding the first-ever national female...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Japan has never been a happy hunting ground for Jamaican track and field teams, and the 2019 IAAF World Relays continued the unhappy trend. The return of just three medals, none of them golden, obscured the successes that did occur in Yokohama, the...

Published:Wednesday | May 15, 2019 | 12:29 AM

Waterhouse defeated 10-man Real Hope of Haiti 2-0 in the second round of games in the FLOW Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship at the Stadium East field yesterday. First-half goals from captain Keithy Simpson and Stephen Williams gave the Marcel...

Published:Wednesday | May 15, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In September of 2018, Reggae Girlz star Trudi Carter realised her dream of becoming a professional footballer and was on top of the world when she signed for Italian club AS Roma. A month later, she surpassed that achievement when she helped...

Published:Wednesday | May 15, 2019 | 12:25 AM

EDMONTON, Canada (CMC): Jamaican jockey Dane Nelson dominated the weekend at the newly minted Century Mile racetrack, coming away with seven wins to storm to the top of the early standings. Riding on Sunday’s seven-race card, Nelson captured the...

Published:Wednesday | May 15, 2019 | 12:24 AM

DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC): Front-line spinner Ashley Nurse has said that yesterday’s defeat to Bangladesh had not dented the team’s confidence and that they were now fully focused on breaking their jinx against the Tigers in Friday’s final of the Tri-...

Published:Wednesday | May 15, 2019 | 12:23 AM

BEREA, Ohio (AP): Odell Beckham Jr’s excused, debated absence is over. He’s run a comeback route to the Browns.The star wide receiver practised with his new teammates for the first time yesterday after skipping Cleveland’s voluntary workouts last...

Published:Wednesday | May 15, 2019 | 12:09 AM

ROME (AP): It was not the way Roma captain Daniele De Rossi imagined leaving his home-town club.De Rossi’s contract expires at the end of the season, and, while a director’s role was offered to him, the 35-year-old midfielder believes he still has...

Published:Wednesday | May 15, 2019 | 12:08 AM

ROME (AP): Serena Williams withdrew from the Italian Open on yesterday ahead of her second-round match against sister Venus because of a previously injured left knee.Tournament organisers made the announcement a day after Serena opened her clay-...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Head coach Hue Menzies is hoping the Reggae Girlz will create a big impression when they face Panama in their farewell friendly international at the National Stadium on Sunday, their last game at home before departing for the FIFA Women’s World Cup...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tennis Jamaica (TJ) has reassumed full control of the nation’s Davis Cup campaign, including the team selection process and preparation after discussions with Russell Tennis Academy (RTA), which has withdrawn from an arrangement signed with the...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Molynes United FC and Olympic Gardens FC won when it mattered most to secure the Magnum JN KSAFA Super and Major League titles, respectively, in Friday night’s finals at Constant Spring complex. In the first final for KSAFA’s second-tier Major...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:19 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Shadae Lawrence continued her advance in the women’s discus with a national record 65.05 metres on the weekend. The 2016 Olympian launched her disc 65.05 metres to establish Jamaica’s top performance in a weekend filled with action on the US...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey

Andrew Price, assistant coach of Jamaica’s senior women’s team, says there will be no surprises when the coaching staff selects its 23-member Reggae Girlz squad to represent the country at next month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. The Reggae...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Courtney Francis, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), said the organisation selection committee will be meeting next week to decide on the next head coach for the senior men’s team. The post became vacant after...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:12 AM

ROME (AP): Serena Williams looked sharper than her previous match in March as she opened her clay-court season at the Italian Open with a routine 6-4, 6-2 win over Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson yesterday. In March at the Miami Open, Williams...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:11 AM

Jamaican athletes are supertalented. That fact has been proven to be correct time after time. This year, the team to the IAAF World Relays in Japan was selected based on previous history and “present form”. Consequently, although the ‘big’ names...

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