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Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:21 AM

LONDON (AP):American sports magnate Stan Kroenke is set to take full ownership of Arsenal after winning a power struggle with a rival billionaire, by securing a deal valuing the English Premier League club at £1.8 billion.Russian businessman Alisher...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:21 AM

SYDNEY (AP):Usain Bolt is quickly closing in on a professional football career.The Jamaican sprinting great has negotiated an "indefinite training period" with Central Coast Mariners in Australia's A-League.The eight-time Olympic gold medallist and...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Veteran broadcaster Simon Crosskill is back as host of RJR's sports magazine programme, 'Sports Grill'. He started yesterday after replacing Patrick Anderson, who is on a leave of absence."I am going back to Hitz 92 and the 'Sports Grill', which is...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Hansle Parchment has one of the most decorated trophy cases among Jamaican male athletes currently competing, having won medals at the Olympic Games, World Championship and Commonwealth Games.But apart from his victory at the World University Games...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Michael Ricketts, says he has been paying close attention to the efforts of sprint legend, Usain Bolt, to make his mark as a professional football player, and that he would fully support a call-up to the...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Serena Williams says she's been struggling with post-partum emotions and wants other new moms to know they are "totally normal".The 23-time Grand Slam champion suffered the most lopsided defeat of her career, a 6-1, 6-0 loss to Johanna Konta in San...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT-of-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):The winners of this year's 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will walk away with a brand new trophy.The sleek and modern design, which integrates the colourful and vibrate Hero CPL logo with a cutting-edge look,...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

In order to achieve its objective of running sport as a business in Jamaica, the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) is making arrangements to invest heavily in the educational development of its 41 members associations.Ryan Foster, chief executive...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC):Jamaica are in a good position to claim first-innings lead over the Windward Islands, while Guyana staged a fightback against Trinidad and Tobago after being skittled out on the opening day of the second round of matches...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Donovan Duckie head coach of the national Under-23 team is pleased that the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has secured two friendly games against St Vincent as they continue preparation for the Olympic Games qualifiers."The national Under-23...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

All of the sporting Organisations in Jamaica consistently complain of the lack of sponsors, as they organise competitions and development programmes in their respective disciplines. As a result, it is common to see representatives of these groups...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LAUDERHILL, Florida (CMC):Captain Carlos Brathwaite has lamented the Windies' batting failure which led to their series 2-1 loss to Bangladesh on Sunday night, stressing that the Caribbean side needed to find solutions to their poor strike rotation...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cricket Umpires Association, Patrick Malcolm said the appointment of Patrick Gustard and Denavon Hayles to the cadre of umpires and match referees for this year's Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) competition is a major...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican diver Yona Knight-Wisdom said missing out on a Commonwealth medal was so devastating that it set the tone for him for the remainder of the season.However, he said, he learned lessons from the experience and that his only focus for next...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

SIX-time champion jockey Omar Walker lit up yesterday's Independence Day race meet with a three-timer - his first since returning from a wrist injury in January.Scourging for rides outside Wayne DaCosta's barn due to the champion trainer's decision...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of Melbourne Cricket Club Mark Neita has expressed delight after Foska Oats' renewed sponsorship of $1 million to the club's youth academy."We could not do cricket without Foska Oats and their contribution," said Neita."They have invested...

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:21 AM

BEIJING (AP):Chinese Superleague team Shanghai Shenhua has accused an opposing player of racially abusing its Senegalese star forward Demba Ba during a match on Saturday.Shenhua coach Wu Jingui told reporters that a Changchun Yatai player used...

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Leon Hardware, Boys' Town Under-17 coach said a motivational speech from club legend, Derrick Denniser, before they defeated defending champion Cavalier 3-0 in the Alliance MoneyGram/KSAFA Under-17 final at Excelsior High School on Saturday lifted...

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:20 AM

Former national goalkeeper, Allien Whittaker, dreams of expanding his annual Allien Whittaker/SAP Sports Unity Cup football festival, scheduled for Turners Oval in Clarendon on Sunday at 8 a.m.The event, in its 12th staging, is usually held over one...

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:14 AM

The recent outcry from national senior football coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore, stating emphatically that he does not like what is happening as it relates to the overall preparation of the national team for the upcoming CONCACAF Nations League and...

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:14 AM

LONDON (AP):Despite the tight turnaround after the World Cup, Manchester City's attacking ruthlessness has not been blunted by fatigue or the English heatwave.Three weeks after the World Cup finished, the Premier League champions opened the new...

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:14 AM

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP):Eleider Alvarez rocked Sergey Kovalev with a right that dropped the Russian on his rear.He never let up in his first shot at the title.After three years of waiting for a light heavyweight title fight, Alvarez left Kovalev...

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

ANTHONY NUNES' DONTAE has been eased in the handicaps and gets a more relaxed pace, now stretched out at 10 furlongs, after being rushed off his legs last week Saturday at seven and a half, trying to chase LUNAR ROCKET and JAMAI RAJA down the...

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP):Steven Gerrard was denied a win in his first Scottish league game as Rangers manager by an injury-time goal yesterday.Aberdeen struck in the third minute of stoppage time to earn a 1-1 draw against Rangers on the opening...

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 8:13 PMRachid Parchment

Veteran driver David Summerbell Jr will not be competing in today's Total Lubricants Independence of Speed event at the Dover Raceway in St Ann. Summerbell was set to contest the Thundersport Class 2 division in his Radical SR8 race car today,...

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