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Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Another stumble at St James' Park for Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. Another goal in an extraordinary season for Liverpool sensation Mohamed Salah.With a surprising 1-0 loss to Newcastle yesterday, United ceded some of the initiative in...

Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Venus Williams steers US to Fed Cup winASHEVILLE, North Carolina (AP):Venus Williams defeated Richel Hogenkamp 7-5, 6-1 yesterday as the United States clinched a victory in its Fed Cup matchup with the Netherlands.The US leads 3-...

Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LAHORE, Pakistan (CMC):The Windies are set to play a Twenty20 (T20) International in the American city of Houston, Texas, for the first time later this year as part of a Tri-Nations Series involving Pakistan and Bangladesh.An unnamed senior Pakistan...

Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Sidelined Jamaica off-spinner Jamie Merchant is hopeful that his recent five-wicket haul performance against England Lions will encourage the national selectors to re-invite him to the national programme.Merchant, who was dropped from the national...

Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Danniel Thomas-Dodd continued her fine indoor track and field season yesterday with an explosive destruction of her own national shot put record. Throwing on the birthday of her husband Shane, Thomas-Dodd fired the shot 19.05m at a meet on the...

Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Boys' Town's midfielder Daemion Benjamin kept his team's slim hopes of avoiding relegation alive when he netted a brace in a 2-1 win against Arnett Gardens in the Trench Town derby at the Barbican Complex yesterday.Benjamin netted in the first and...

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

Jamaica's 2018 Commonwealth Games cycling representative Oshane Williams says that moving to Kingston for the last two months of preparation for the Commonwealth Games will quicken his progress and put him in a better position to make a big mark on...

Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

There were good all-round performances from Vere Technical High School's girls, led by IAAF World Under-18 400m hurdles silver medallist Sanique Walker at Saturday's Camperdown Classic at the National Stadium.Walker, who was very unlucky not to have...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It is some three weeks or so since the Cricket West Indies' four-day professional league has been over, and heartiest congratulations to winners Guyana Jaguars, who finished the season with a massive 166.8 points.The Jaguars, who, as a franchise...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):With a north London derby victory, Tottenham emerged from one of their most taxing runs in the English Premier League unbeaten and with their top-four pursuit reinvigorated.Only a second-half header from Harry Kane separated Tottenham...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):Antoine Griezmann's goal after only 40 seconds was all Atletico Madrid needed to beat Malaga 1-0 and close the gap with Spanish league leader Barcelona to six points yesterday.Griezmann was quickest to the ball after a long...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Former Camperdown High School standout Remaldo Rose was honoured yesterday at the 14th staging of the Camperdown Classic at the National Stadium.Rose, who showed tremendous potential as a junior athlete, told The Sunday Gleaner that he was elated to...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

When preparations begin for the upcoming schoolboy football season, a new man will be at the helm for Wolmer's Boys.Long-time assistant coach Alex Thomas was, on Friday, introduced to the school population at devotion by principal Dr Walton Small....

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MILAN (AP):Not content with moving back to the top of Serie A, Napoli also boosted their credentials as Italy's most entertaining team by crushing third-placed Lazio 4-1 yesterday.Napoli recovered from an early goal down to level at the end of the...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

All eyes will be focused on the Edward Seaga Complex this afternoon when the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) kicks off today with four matches - all scheduled to start at 3 p.m. Eyes will be trained there not because of the possibility of any off-...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman

A number of out-of-form and peripheral West Indies Test players will be hoping for a change in fortune when they suit up for West Indies A against England Lions at Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium, starting this morning.The clash, which bowls off at...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC):Windward Islands Volcanoes stunned Barbados Pride by 22-runs here late Friday night, to deal the title-holders their first defeat of the Regional Super50.Chasing a modest 202 in the day-night affair at Kensington Oval,...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Past The Finishing PostWeather: Fine Track: GoodRace 1 1100 M (Purse $750,000) 3-Y-O...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CHAMPION apprentice Anthony Thomas notched two winners yesterday, including FORTUNEONEHUNDRED in the Millard Ziadie Memorial, to edge two clear of Shane Ellis atop the jockeys' table.Hunting back-to-back wins aboard FORTUNEONEHUNDRED among $350,000...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's female bobsled competitor Carrie Russell says that the women's team is in excellent shape ahead of competition at the Winter Olympics now under way in Pyeonchang, South Korea.Russell and co-competitors Audra Segree and Jazmine Fenlator-...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

CALABAR High's Class One sprinters, led by Michael Stephens, were in immaculate form at yesterday's Camperdown Classic at the National Stadium.Stephens, who opened his season a week ago with 10.48 seconds for 100 metres at the Youngster Goldsmith...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP):The moment was too important to be overshadowed by a loss.No matter the final score.The Korean women's hockey team, the first in Olympic history to combine players from North and South, was routed 8-0 by Switzerland last...

Published:Saturday | February 10, 2018 | 12:14 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western BureauThe Milo Western Relays will take the spotlight at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in Catherine Hall today with MVP/UTech and Sprintec/G.C. Foster College set to go head-to-head for the first time this season.The two club giants will be...

Published:Saturday | February 10, 2018 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE 2018 track and field season will step up a notch today with the staging of two meets in the Corporate Area.Top billing goes to the Camperdown Classic inside the National Stadium while athletes doing throwing events will be at Excelsior High...

Published:Saturday | February 10, 2018 | 12:14 AM

Former national player Steve Green will lead Meadforest into battle today when they take on Shortwood United in the opening round of the JN VISA/KSAFA Jackie Bell KO competition at the Shortwood field. Match time is 3 p.m.The 41-year-old Green, who...

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