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Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:36 AM

LUCKNOW, India (CMC): West Indies have prepared for a “difficult” challenge from novices Afghanistan when the one-off inaugural Test between the two teams bowls off here. Head coach Phil Simmons told reporters that while Afghanistan possessed...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:35 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

When St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) take the field this Friday for the 2019 ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup final, they will be yearning not only to end their 32-year wait for urban supremacy but to be as revered and immortalised as the heroes...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:34 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

ANTHONY Nunes’ trump card in his bid to land a three-timer on this afternoon’s 11-race card is TOONA CILIATA in the memorial event run in honour of his late father, Nigel B. Nunes. The leading trainer has three runners accompanying TOONA CILIATA –...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:31 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THERE was no stopping the National Housing Trust (NHT) ‘A’ team last weekend at the 28th staging of the Florida Netball Classics inside the Coral Spring Gymnasium in Fort Lauderdale as they turned back Caricom 14-9 in the final. The win secured a...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica College (JC) head coach Davian Ferguson believes that the Old Hope Road-based team’s winning culture will make a huge difference in their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup final against St Andrew Technical (STATHS), this Friday at the National...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Foster’s Fairplay has covered global events at all levels staged by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), now World Athletics, since the World Junior Championships held in Sudbury, Canada, in 1988. This service to...

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2019 | 12:49 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions head coach Andre Coley says his team’s biggest failing in the Super50 Cup tournament was their fielding. Coley and the rest of the squad arrived in the island yesterday after the team failed to make it to the semi-finals of the...

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2019 | 12:49 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Lenworth ‘Teacher’ Hyde, technical director of reigning daCosta Cup champions Clarendon College (CC), said he is not concerned about this team’s form heading into this Saturday’s final against Dinthill Technical at the Montego Bay Sports Complex....

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2019 | 12:46 AM

Veteran shooter Denis Lee made a massive breakthrough when he scored 236.11 points to win the Grand Aggregate at the Jamaica Rifle Association’s (JRA) National Full Bore Rifle Championships, which wrapped up on Sunday at the Jamaica Defence Force...

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2019 | 12:45 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Since the start of the second round of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), Portmore United and league leaders Waterhouse are the only two teams to have registered maximum points from their two outings. Portmore are currently sixth in the...

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2019 | 12:39 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER a dominant season so far, the unbeaten University of West Indies ‘A’ netball team will be hoping to continue that trend today when they go up against the University of Technology (UTech), in semi-final action of the Intercol netball...

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2019 | 12:36 AM

As the schoolboy football season winds down, the quality of the football on show is deteriorating. Even so, the victory by Kingston College (KC) over Clarendon College (CC) in the final of the Champions Cup must rank as one of the greatest...

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2019 | 12:24 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will miss the derby match against Manchester United on December 7, after being ruled out for a few weeks by Pep Guardiola yesterday because of a thigh injury. Aguero came off in the...

Published:Monday | November 25, 2019 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Shadane Lopez, the Jamaica College (JC) player who was bitten by Kingston College’s (KC) Khalifah Richards in Wednesday’s ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup semi-final at the National Stadium, said his counterpart should have been smarter than to commit such...

Published:Monday | November 25, 2019 | 12:16 AM

SHEFFIELD, England (AP): Manchester United conceded a 90th-minute equaliser after rallying from a two-goal deficit to draw 3-3 with Sheffield United in a wild English Premier League match yesterday. Oli McBurnie’s goal required a review by VAR for...

Published:Monday | November 25, 2019 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

DEFENDING junior and senior champions Denbigh and Manchester High dominated the quarter-finals of the ISSA Rural Schoolgirl Netball Competition, played at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport on Friday. Both schools qualified...

Published:Monday | November 25, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Jamaican and Caribbean number one Chris Binnie, will be in the hunt for his ninth title at the All Jamaica Senior Squash Championships, which will run from today until Friday at the Liguanea Club in St Andrew. The top seed in the men’s draw and...

Published:Monday | November 25, 2019 | 12:13 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Amateur Body Building and Fitness Association (JABBFA) assistant treasurer Matthew Smith-Barrett believes that the organisation can do its part to fight doping in the sport. Smith-Barrett was speaking at the launch of the fifth Stamina...

Published:Monday | November 25, 2019 | 12:13 AM

That unusual piece of drama that unfolded in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup semi-final game between Kingston College (KC) and Jamaica College (JC), where the young KC defender Khalifah Richards inexplicably bit the JC forward Shadane Lopez on the...

Published:Monday | November 25, 2019 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Hundreds of mourners turned out on Saturday to celebrate the life of veteran sports administrator Headley Forbes during his funeral at the St Mary The Virgin Anglican Church on Molynes Road in St Andrew. Forbes, who died on October 30 at the age of...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 6:17 PMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer -

UWI and Cavalier played to a 1-1 draw in their Red Stripe Premier League match at the UWI Mona Bowl this afternoon. Zhelano Barnes gave UWI the lead with a brilliant effort in the 28th minute before Marlando Maxwell equalised in the 70th minute....

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:48 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

There were wild celebrations inside the National Stadium last evening as Kingston College (KC) defeated Clarendon College 1-0 to capture the ISSA Champions Cup Knockout title, in what might have been head coach Ludlow Bernard’s last match in charge...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:47 AM

MONACO (AP): Jamaican sprinting star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce missed out on a second World Athletics Female Athlete of the Year award, as US hurdler Dalilah Muhammad and pioneering marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge walked away with the female and male...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:46 AMNodley Wright - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With one round completed in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), the table looks to be taking on a truer shape as teams jostle for positions in the top six and to stay above the dreaded drop zone. Among the teams in these two battles are Cavalier...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:46 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

Racers Grand Prix founder and head coach Glen Mills was delighted with the meet’s designation as a Gold-level World Athletics Continental Tour meet, highlighting its increasing reputation and continued role in the development of the sport. Heading...

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