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Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) has, in its own mind, come to the rescue of its lesser celebrated member schools. These institutions can, perhaps more handsomely, be referred to as the producers of athletic talent that was not...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP):The IOC has picked its first African hosts of any Olympics, formally awarding the 2022 Youth Games to Senegal.Senegal President Macky Sall was present on Monday to see International Olympic Committee (IOC) members...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RAJKOT, India (CMC):Ex-Test opener Daren Ganga says West Indies' heavy defeat in the first Test last week was another stern reminder of the crisis in Caribbean cricket, and that cricket in the region was in need of a structural overhaul.The Windies...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Arnett Gardens FC, Jerome Waite, has heaped praise on goalkeeper Mikhail Harrison and captain Marvin Morgan, following his team's 1-0 win over archrivals Tivoli Gardens in the Red Stripe Premier League at the Anthony Spaulding Sports...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):Australian Open organisers have increased the prize money by 10 per cent in local currency for the first tennis Grand Slam tournament of the year to offset a drop in the Australian...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP):The International Olympic Committee has three official candidates to host the 2026 Winter Games and a new timetable to pick the winner.Now the Olympic body needs to overcome "bad faith" - of local people and activists...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A 20-man squad has been announced by the Jamaica Football Federation for next Sunday's CONCACAF League of Nations clash against Bonaire in CuraÁao.The game will be played at the Stadion Ergilio Hato and will kick-off at 5 p.m. The Jamaican squad...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Frome Technical High School secured qualification for the second round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup yesterday following a 1-0 win over hosts Green Island High and coach Aaron Lawrence is confident they will claim a favoured position...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Charlie Smith High's coach Jerome Waite praised his reserve players yesterday after they showed 'character' to earn a 2-2 draw against hosts Norman Manley High in an ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Group C match.Waite rested a number of injured starters...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Shamera Sterling produced an impressive defensive display to lead Jamaica's Sunshine Girls to a 51-40 victory in game two of their Lasco Sunshine Netball Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC) last night.The Sunshine Girls, who rested...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/GleanerWriter

With one eye fixed on their highly-anticipated series against rivals England, which starts on Thursday, national senior women's team head coach Marvette Anderson said she is expecting a very dominant performance from the Jamaicans in game two of...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:16 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

VETERAN jockey Vassel Najair died yesterday from injuries sustained on Wednesday, September 26, when he was struck by getaway horse PERFECT ASSET prior to the start of the seventh event at Caymanas Park.Najair suffered extensive head injuries while...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:16 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Herbert Morrison Technical High School has qualified for the second round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup for the first time in five years after their 1-1 draw with hosts Holland High School yesterday.Tajae Bronstroph gave Herbert Morrison the lead in...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott /Gleaner Writer

After going five seasons without defeat in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition, Jamaica College's (JC) five years unbeaten run came to an end yesterday, courtesy of Kingston Technical High School's goalkeeper, Roje Williams, who netted a superb...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The dictionary has defined the word 'coach' as a person specifically employed to prepare someone for a particular exam. In this country, a coach of a sport is usually hired with a specific target/aim that is often articulated when the individual is...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Keith Wellington, vice-president of the Inter-Secondary Sports Association (ISSA), says government officials do not have the legal authority to dictate to the association which was formed and run by high school principals.His comments come on the...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment /Sports News Coordinator

National senior women's football team goalkeeper Sydney Schneider produced a top quality performance, with four crucial saves in the second half as the Reggae Girlz defeated Costa Rica 1-0 in their Group B CONCACAF final round Women's World Cup...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 11:15 PM

Former national table tennis player, Jasper Adams has passed.Adams died after a long illness at his home last Tuesday.A former YMCA defensive player, Adams was known for his heavy chop returns before coming in for a telling smash.He represented...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:15 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina:Jamaica will plunge into action at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games this morning when Emily MacDonald competes in heat two of the 100m freestyle, which is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. Jamaica time.The 15-year-old sealed her spot at...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:15 AM

SUZUKA, Japan (AP):Lewis Hamilton stormed to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix yesterday, claiming his fourth straight Formula One win and moving a step closer to a fifth world championship.Starting from pole, the Mercedes driver was never...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:14 AM

LONDON (AP):English Premier League title favourites Liverpool and Manchester City can usually be relied on to provide open and expansive games with goals aplenty. Yesterday's 0-0 draw at Anfield, however, was a drab affair that only came to life in...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There is an impasse engulfing English powerhouse football club Manchester United, where Manager Jose Mourinho appears to be at loggerheads with most of his star players, raising speculations that in addition to the manager's tactics and strategies...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Haile Selassie High School go into their Group E ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match this afternoon at home against second-placed Excelsior High, just two points off the pace.Since the start of the season,St Catherine High and Excelsior, both on 18...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite their 1-1 draw with Frome Technical High School, which saw defending champions Rusea's High School dropping points for the first time in the 2018 ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup, coach Vassell Reynolds is still hoping that they can finish as the...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior women's netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler-Reid said she is hoping to put on a better performance for local fans in Game Two of their two-Test LASCO series against Trinidad and Tobago tomorrow at the National Indoor Sports Centre....

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