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Published:Saturday | May 23, 2020 | 12:14 AM

The English Premier League (EPL) trophy should have been in Tom Werner’s hands by now. This week should have featured a victory parade through the streets of Liverpool. But the wait to end the 30-year title drought continues. Instead, Liverpool’s...

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2020 | 12:14 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief executive officer Johnny Grave says Windies cricketers should receive all of their outstanding match fees by the end of this week, but players in the domestic four-day competition will...

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National player Tyreek Magee says that although Miguel Coley is one of the toughest and most tactically astute coaches he’s worked with, Ricardo Gardner has had the most influence on his career. Magee played for Coley at Jamaica College (JC) before...

Published:Friday | May 22, 2020 | 12:25 AM

When I watched ‘The Last Dance,’ a documentary on ESPN and Netflix, like the rest of the world, it was evident that Michael Jordan personifies greatness and solidified that ‘90s basketball, the basketball I grew up watching, was the most exciting...

Published:Friday | May 22, 2020 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former national senior men’s football team coach Bradley Stewart has backed Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore after comments made by Jamaica forward Leon Bailey regarding team selection. Bailey criticised national head coach Whitmore’s frequent squad...

Published:Friday | May 22, 2020 | 12:23 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): LAWYERS FOR former Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Dave Cameron have demanded a copy of the board’s recent audit report or say they will take legal action against the regional governing body. Counsel Tony Astaphan, a...

Published:Friday | May 22, 2020 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

When members of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) meet in a couple of weeks to decide if it will host its annual National Senior Championships this year, it will have to determine if athletes will still want to take part in...

Published:Thursday | May 21, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Phoenix Sports Management (PSM) says there is no formal agreement between its client Leon Bailey and the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) regarding ethics. The JFF threatened sanctions for the player after comments he made on Instagram recently...

Published:Thursday | May 21, 2020 | 12:24 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Dalton Wint, general secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), says that the organisation is shocked at the news that national defender Adrian Mariappa has contracted COVID-19. Wint told The Gleaner that the JFF would offer the Watford...

Published:Thursday | May 21, 2020 | 12:10 AM

LIVERPOOL MANAGER Jürgen Klopp says being back in group training with some of his players “felt like the first day in school”. The English Premier League (EPL) leaders were among the English clubs undertaking staggered workouts in small groups...

Published:Thursday | May 21, 2020 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: ORGANISING COMMITTEE chairman Albert Ferguson says the cancellation of the Western Primary Schools Championships for this year negatively impacts prominent schools involved but could bring parity for lower-ranked ones. The meet...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2020 | 4:08 PMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer -

Phoenix Sports Management (PSM) says it stands by client Leon Bailey for comments he made about the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) an its impact on the senior national men's team. These comments made by Bailey recently during an Instagram Live...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2020 | 12:30 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): THE OUSTED executive of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) has turned to the High Court here in its fight against FIFA’s decision to replace it with a normalisation committee. The William Wallace-led...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2020 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE BOYZ defender Damion Lowe says the options are plenty for him following his amicable agreement to leave Norwegian club IK Start. The 27-year-old Lowe, who joined the club back in 2017 from United Soccer League side Tampa Bay Rowdies in the...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2020 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Sports physician Dr Akshai Mansingh says that the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) decision to end the 2019-20 football season, including the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), may have come down to a question of ensuring a prompt start to the...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Captain of Waterhouse Football Club, Keithy Simpson, says the cancellation of the 2019-20 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season was a real shocker. The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) pulled the plug on the football season last Friday, due to...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2020 | 12:23 AM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (CMC): Grenadian sprinter Bralon Taplin has lost his appeal against a four-year ban for dodging a doping test, which means he will miss the Tokyo Olympics if it comes off next year, as well as the next two World Championships...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2020 | 12:10 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC): The ICC’s Cricket Committee has recommended that bowlers be banned from using their saliva to shine the ball, to mitigate the risks posed by COVID-19, but it sees no problem with the use of sweat. The committee,...

Published:Tuesday | May 19, 2020 | 12:18 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

Having regularly travelled the world to witness the exploits of her son as he broke world records and pocket gold medals during the era in which he dominated global athletics, Jennifer Bolt, the mother of track legend Usain Bolt, is accustomed to...

Published:Tuesday | May 19, 2020 | 12:17 AM

Prime Sports Jamaica Limited’s CEO Xesus Johnston says that despite the challenges that JustBet has encountered because of the coronavirus pandemic, he believes that there will still be a market for sports betting once major sporting leagues are...

Published:Tuesday | May 19, 2020 | 12:14 AM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt said that the regional body had no intention to “hide” the contents of a recent audit report, which had uncovered “illustrations of questionable executive standards and...

Published:Tuesday | May 19, 2020 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Dalton Wint says that his organisation will be taking strong actions against Reggae Boyz winger Leon Bailey, following his recent criticism of the federation and head coach Theodore ‘Tappa...

Published:Tuesday | May 19, 2020 | 12:09 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Jonielle Smith, the last-minute replacement for teenage sensation Briana Williams in the women’s 100m at the Doha World Championships, is still trying to salvage something from the 2020 athletics season. The former Wolmer’s High School for Girls...

Published:Tuesday | May 19, 2020 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president Christopher Samuda believes that regional governments will not be inclined to implement policy demanding COVID-19 testing as a prerequisite for the resumption of sporting events and leagues in the...

Published:Monday | May 18, 2020 | 12:00 AM

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe has added his voice to the tributes pouring in for former Gleaner Company Media Limited Chairman and Managing Director Oliver Clarke, who passed away on Saturday night at his home in St Andrew.  Coe, who...

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