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Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 12:27 AM

MILAN (AP): Juventus have little to play for now, and coach Massimiliano Allegri is using his pressure-free time to think about his future. The 51-year-old Allegri has won five straight league titles, four Italian Cups and two Italian Super Cups in...

Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Michael Ricketts, president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), said the organisation is scheduled to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Italian giants AS Roma in the coming weeks. Ricketts told The Gleaner in an interview...

Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 12:14 AM

The ladies of Excelsior High School have created quite some rave in the ISSA Schoolgirls Football Competition this season thanks to the work of ace coach Xavier Gilbert, who has steered the school to 15 finals and seven trophies. Excelsior are once...

Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 12:13 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Ricky Skerritt believes Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) president, Conde Riley, will “feel embarrassed” when he reflects on his media tirade against recent board decisions. Riley,...

Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 12:11 AM

VISAKHAPATNAM, India (CMC): West Indies all-rounder Keemo Paul grabbed three wickets and then returned to lash the winning runs as Delhi Capitals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets with a ball to spare, to keep alive their hopes of reaching...

Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 12:11 AM

MONTMELO, Spain (AP): Given how dominant the two Mercedes cars have been in Formula One this season, it seems the only thing that could stop the Silver Arrows at this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix might be another outbreak of infighting. Valtteri...

Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 12:10 AM

MADRID (AP): Roger Federer had to save two match points before reaching the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open with a 6-0, 4-6, 7-6 (3) win over a gritty Gael Monfils yesterday. In only his second match on clay since 2016, Federer rallied from three...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:29 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

There seems to be a resolution in sight in the ongoing saga between the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and Phoenix Academy’s founder, Craig Butler, regarding the availability of his sons, Leon Bailey and Kyle Butler, for national selection. The...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:29 AM

The beauty of sport is its unpredictability. It’s why we watch. It’s why the world was enthralled by Liverpool’s turnaround victory over FC Barcelona in their European Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. Conventional wisdom had the Catalans...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:20 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Dr Warren Blake says that the travel arrangements for the team going to Japan for the IAAF World Relays were made to coincide with the opening time of the competition’s athletes’...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:13 AM

AMSTERDAM (AP): Facing a three-goal deficit at half-time, Tottenham pulled off another Champions League comeback for the ages. Lucas Moura completed a hat-trick in the sixth minute of injury time as Tottenham rallied to beat Ajax 3-2 on Wednesday...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The names David Summerbell Jr, Doug Gore, and Kyle Gregg should rev the anticipation with a promise of continued keen competition and rivalry at the Jamaica Race Drivers Club’s (JRDC) second race meet of the year, ‘Circuit Wheels on Fire’, set for...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 5:21 PM

Jamaica are out of the CONCACAF Under 17 Championships after losing 2-1 to El Salvador at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida this morning. Styven Vasquez put the Central Americans in the 45th minute, sending head coach Hopeton Gilchrist into the...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:24 AMDania Bogle/Sports News Coordinator

Russell Tennis Academy (RTA) director, Richard Russell, has responded to an email request from Tennis Jamaica (TJ), outlining steps that he will take to ensure that the selection of Jamaica’s Davis Cup team to the national trials are fair and...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:24 AM

Jamaican Dane Nelson enjoyed a productive weekend at the newly minted Century Mile, coming away with four wins to be among the early leaders in the fledgling season. On Saturday, Nelson dominated the seven-race card with three wins – his first...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:23 AM

DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC): Stylish Shai Hope stroked his second straight One-Day International (ODI) hundred and fourth in eight innings, but his fireworks were negated by a ragged fielding effort as West Indies crashed to an eight-wicket loss to...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:23 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP): Liverpool delivered the greatest in a long line of famous comebacks to reach the Champions League final yesterday, beating Lionel Messi’s Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield to overturn a three-goal deficit from the first leg. Divock...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:22 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Cricket West Indies has hailed late former West Indies stroke-maker Seymour Nurse as a “true legend”. Nurse, who played 29 Tests between 1960 and 1969, passed away here Monday at age 85 after a long battle with illness....

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:22 AM

MADRID (AP): Roger Federer looked as comfortable as ever on his return to clay. Showing no signs of rust after skipping clay-court tournaments the last two seasons, Federer cruised to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Richard Gasquet at the Madrid Open yesterday...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) president, Martin Lyn, has moved to clear the air following his recent controversial statements concerning standout local swimmer Zaneta Alvaranga, noting that his comments were taken out of context....

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:20 AM

AMSTERDAM (AP): Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has suggested he may look for a new challenge if he can lead his team to the Champions League title this season. Tottenham are 1-0 down to Ajax heading into the second leg of the semi-finals in...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:19 AM

After being declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby by disqualification, Country House will not run in the Preakness because of illness, ending any chance of a Triple Crown this year. Trainer Bill Mott said yesterday the long-shot winner of horse...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:16 AM

The nation’s minister of sport, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, through the searching eyes of Foster’s Fairplay, has been displaying a new and most pleasing ‘pep in her step’ as she continues to handle this portfolio with admirable diligence and sustained...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:15 AM

New Jamaica Skeet Club president, Jordan Samuda, believes the success of young David Wong and Nathan Chin at the weekend’s Savannah Hunting Club Sporting Clays Tournament proves that local youngsters are shooting at a very high level. Samuda...

Published:Tuesday | May 7, 2019 | 12:26 AMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor

The Ministry of Sport said that it will explore the possibility of creating a Homeless World Cup futsal team, with the intention of providing street persons across the country with a second chance in life. The Homeless World Cup is an annual futsal...

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