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Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/ Gleaner Writer

THIS afternoon's open allowance sprint is deja vu for SIR BUDGET, who won his last race in the same class, same distance, same jockey and what should turn out to be the exact weight carried last October when clocking a lightning-fast 58.3 for 1000...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TORONTO (AP):Masai Ujiri believes that Dwane Casey deserves to be recognised as the best coach in the NBA, but the Toronto president doesn't think Casey should be leading the Raptors.So the Raptors fired Casey, praising him on his way out the door....

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

Jamaica's Reggae Girls secured a second victory in the CONCACAF Caribbean Women's World Cup Qualifiers, when they eased past Martinique 3-0 at the Stade Sylvio Cator in Port-au-Prince, Haiti yesterday.The win pushed Jamaica onto six points in Zone B...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TVJ, on Thursday, hosted the first in a series of quarterly sports town hall meetings. The event, which took place at the sports lounge at 100, examined the state of football in Jamaica and brought together some of the major stakeholders, fans, and...

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

Jamaica will be well represented at the second leg of the IAAF Diamond League today in Shanghai with 11 Jamaicans set to compete, led by Olympic Games and World 110m hurdles champion, Omar McLeod.McLeod, who pulled out of the 200 metres at last week...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Communication director of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Wayne Lewis, said the organisation is shocked by the sudden resignation of Sunshine Girls co-head coach Sasher-Gaye Henry.Lewis told The Gleaner yesterday, that Netball Jamaica was not expecting Henry's...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Red Stripe Premier League champions Portmore United went down 4-3 to Dominica Republic's Atletico Pantoja, in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship semi-final at the Anthony Spaulding Sport Complex yesterday.Luis Jose and Eduardo...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 11:13 PM

JAIPUR, India, CMC - Barbadian speedster Jofra Archer produced a two-wicket haul to help Rajasthan Royals stun Dwayne Bravo's high-flying Chennai Super Kings by four wickets with a ball to spare, in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.Opting to...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 6:45 PMRobert Bailey

It is understood that Sasher-Gaye Henry, co-head coach of Jamaica's national senior netball team, the Sunshine Girls, has handed in her resignation. Well-placed sources told The Gleaner, that Henry handed in her resignation...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:14 AM

Last week, SportsMax hosted the PGA Tour Latino America in Jamaica for the second time in two years. They were here for the BMW Jamaica Classic. A golf tourney is no small feat. It takes quite a few weeks of solid preparation, and the BMW Jamaica...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Top racing commentator Bryan 'Spuddy' Rickman and racing analyst and commentator Howard Abrahams believe that promoters Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) face a difficult task to make the industry viable.The two long-standing...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BOSTON (AP) :The Boston Celtics have been mining possibility out of improbable odds throughout the 2017-2018 season.A season filled with so much promise was jolted just five minutes into their season opener back in October when Gordon Hayward was...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Top local clubs Portmore United and Arnett Gardens will oppose regional competition in the FLOW CONCACAF Caribbean Club Championship semi-finals today at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.Reigning Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) champions...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

The connections of EDDIE'S PRINCESS have seemingly run out of patience with apprentice Javaneil Patterson and have now called on jockey Omar Walker to get the four-year-old filly in front among non-winners of two.Patterson has been aboard the filly...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

David 'Fast and Furious' Leblond gave Team Canada their second victory in the Wray and Nephew Contender series on Wednesday night at the Chinese Benevolent Association Auditorium when he scored a unanimous decision over Team Jamaica's Toriano...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Recently crowned Commonwealth Games champion Kyron McMaster says that he has embraced the challenges served up by the 400 metres hurdles event.He delivered the British Virgin Islands' first ever medal at a global meet when he clocked 48...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica, big 13-0 winners in their opening match, will hunt a second win in the CONCACAF Caribbean Women's Qualifiers (CCWQ) Group B when they face Martinique today at the Stade Sylvio Cator in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Kick off time is 4 p.m.In the...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, CMC:French Caribbean side Haiti will provide Lionel Messi's Argentina with their final home warm-up match before next month's World Cup in Russia, when the two teams meet on May 29 in Buenos Aires.Haiti, known as the...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Defending champions Naggo Head Primary hold a slim three points lead over their rivals going into today's third day of the four-day Insports Primary School Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.After three finals, the Floyd Coke-coached...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

When the Jamaican team qualified for the Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament last November, chairman of the Jamaica Rugby Union Jerry Benzwick thought that sponsors would be lining up to associate themselves with the team's historic achievement.But...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 9:35 PM

 Jamaica Football Federation President Michael Ricketts says that Jamaica's football programme should concentrate on youth development in order to get back to the World Cup. Ricketts was speaking at the first of four RJRGLEANER...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Though the incomparable Usain Bolt is gone, Jamaican track and field news has been almost all good this year. Danielle Thomas-Dodd broke new ground with a shot put silver at the IAAF World Indoor Championships and then joined with six other winners...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Former Pakistan spin wizard Mushtaq Ahmed could play a pivotal role in helping to develop the region's spin assets in the future, says West Indies' director of cricket, Jimmy Adams.Media revealed on Monday that Mushtaq had...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:More than 600 swimmers from 40 schools will participate in the Burger King/Popeyes Prep and Primary Schools' Swim meet, tomorrow and Saturday.Open to swimmers 6-12 years old, the two-day event has attracted some of the island's best,...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DEFENDING champion Wayne DaCosta yesterday responded to Anthony Nunes' Jamaica Oaks triumph by saddling two winners, reducing his rival's lead in the trainers' title race to approximately $370,000.Nunes started the day $1.2 million in front,...

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