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

After going down 2-0 to Portmore United for their second successive defeat in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), Cavalier coach, Rudolph Speid says they will be keeping faith with the youngsters.Last-season semi-finalists Cavalier defeated Reno...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A few weeks ago, Jamaica hosted the Caribbean table tennis championships under the banner of the Caribbean Regional Table Tennis Federation, and for the first time, in a long while, the venue was the National Arena, and quite rightly so.In spite of...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RAJKOT, India (CMC):A familiar capitulation saw West Indies lose 14 wickets in just over two sessions as India romped to an emphatic innings and 272-run victory inside three days of the opening Test here yesterday to record their largest-ever win in...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Jamaica lost their opening match of the CONCACAF Women's Championships 2-0 to Canada on Friday, but assistant coach Andrew Price said that their display suggests that they will get a positive result against Costa Rica tomorrow night."Despite the...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Defending champions Portmore United and semi-finalists Cavalier will this afternoon meet in one of the most keenly anticipated games of the 2018-2019 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season.Neither team has had their best start the season. Portmore...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica Martin Lyn says that Alia Atkinson's new world record effort shows that she is dedicated to greatness.Atkinson lowered her 50 metres breaststroke world record to 28.56 seconds, shaving .08 of a...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Track: Good Weather: FineRace 1 1400 M (Purse $650,000) NB5-Y-O...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Camperdown High comfortably secured the top spot in Group C with a 1-1 draw against Charlie Smith High in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition yesterday at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.But despite winning the group easily, coach...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Panamanian jockey Dick Cardenas yesterday felt the thrill of victory - five consecutive winners - before the agony of defeat floored him in the stewards' room, disqualification aboard Anthony Nunes' NECROMANCER, which denied the 2011 champion jockey...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Just when Jose Mourinho needed it most, Manchester United dug deep to pull off a gutsy victory.The under-fire manager still managed to lash out at detractors after the 3-2 victory over Newcastle yesterday, claiming that he would even be...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

A confident Sunshine Girls unit will take on Caribbean rivals Trinidad and Tobago in their opening match of their two-Test series at National Indoor Sports Centre today. Match time is 5 p.m.The Marvette Anderson-coached Sunshine Girls are ranked...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 8:46 PMKavarly Arnold

Western Bureau Coach of  Frome Technical High, Aaron Lawrence, hailed his team yesterday after they battled to a 1-1 draw with Rusea's High in their ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup match at the Frome Sports Complex. Ten-man Frome...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:13 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina:A strong believer in self and God, Danielle Sloley aims to capitalise on her wild card opportunity to advance athletic development at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games."This is one of the biggest launching pads that I can see in...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:07 AM

TAROUBA, Trinidad, (CMC)Lizelle Lee and Laura Wolvaardt both stroked commanding half-centuries to help South Africa defeat the West Indies in the fourth T20 at the Brian Lara Stadium here Thursday night and keep their hopes of levelling their T20...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:06 AM

The Windies men's cricket team started the tour of India with the first Test on Wednesday of this week. It was natural then that this week while teaching the topic 'Nationalism and Sports' I tested students' knowledge about West Indies cricket - one...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Donovan Wilson, the agent of outstanding Jamaican jockey, Omar Walker, said the six-time champion jockey, who become only the seventh jockey to ride a 1000 winners at Caymanas Park on Saturday, is certainly one of the best riders of all time to have...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Holy Trinity High School coach Devon Anderson said that their 2-1 defeat to Wolmer's last Friday was so devastating that they had still not got over it when they faced Pembroke Hall in their Group G ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match on Monday. Holy...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kellie Magnus, Country Lead for the Jamaican arm of the Fight for Peace organisation, (a violence prevention entity), says without sports, they would not have been able to get through to many of the young people they are trying to mentor and assist...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RAJKOT, India, (CMC):Former West Indies all-rounder Carl Hooper believes that the attraction of playing in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) is deterring young cricketers in the region from wanting to play Test cricket.However, the 51-year-...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

RICHARD Azan's PEKING CRUZ has paid a heavy price for being the only winner of an open allowance event in this afternoon's seventh race, picking up 11lb for a length and three quarter victory over SARAH LEE on last, a 17lb-weight swing in the filly'...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

We should have seen it coming. The Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association's (ISSA) hard-nosed resistance to changing the stifling 45 per cent rule should have been enough to show us that the body was not prepared to allow for the free-for-all...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dwayne Ambusley, player-assistant coach of Montego Bay United (MBU), ran out for a little cameo that added some valuable experience in the last half-hour of their 1-1 draw with Mt Pleasant FA in the Red Stripe Premier League's Monday Night game at...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Michael Israel, coach of ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup dark horses Charlemont High School, says he knows they have the quality to secure all three points in their crucial Zone K road trip to last season's semi-finalist Dinthill Technical High School today...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Keith Wellington, vice-president of the Inter Secondary Sports Association (ISSA), said there was a unanimous vote by the organisation's members to change the rules, that govern the transfer of student-athletes in high...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Cristiano Ronaldo's image is vanishing from the website of a key sponsor. The stock price for his Juventus team dropped 10 per cent yesterday.A week after a Nevada woman filed a civil lawsuit accusing Ronaldo of rape in 2009, attempts by the five-...

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