Sun | Dec 16, 2018

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Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Marathon world-record holder Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya and Colombian long jumper Caterine Ibarguen won the IAAF Athlete of the Year awards yesterday.Kipchoge, 34, clocked 2 hours, 1 minute, 39 seconds at the Berlin Marathon in September,...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe/ Sports Editor

A mere two years after making his international debut, Jamaican all-rounder Rovman Powell is living his dream.The twenty-five-year-old was appointed to lead the West Indies in their upcoming three-match One-Day International (ODI) series in...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

History-making Jamaican female assistant referees Princess Brown and Stephanie Yee Sing are looking forward to further growth and credited their experience officiating in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) and local schoolboy football competitions...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Gaynstead High School won a historic double in schoolgirl netball at the Leila Robinson Netball Courts yesterday as the Dalton Hinds-coached teams took the junior and senior titles at the ISSA Urban Schoolgirl Netball Competition yesterday.The...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):Australian Open officials say the world's top 102 women and top 101 men have confirmed that they will compete at the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of 2019.World No. 1 Simona Halep heads up the women's field, and Novak...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 4:17 PM

Eliud Kipchoge and Caterine Ibarguen have been named the male and female World Athletes of the Year at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2018, held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on Tuesday.

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 4:01 PM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, (CMC): Selectors have opted for Rovman Powell to lead West Indies in their three-match One-Day International series against Bangladesh starting next weekend. Regular captain Jason Holder will miss the series as he...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):West Indies' historic series defeat last weekend has left them a single ratings point from joining Bangladesh in ninth spot in the International Cricket Council Test team rankings.In the latest numbers announced yesterday, West Indies...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):Bangladesh bowling coach Courtney Walsh does not believe that excluding seamers from the attack for the second Test against West Indies was a setback for the country's fast-bowling prospects.The legendary former Windies pacer...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The queens of Urban Schoolgirl netball will be crowned today as the finals of the ISSA Schoolgirl competition will be played at the Leila Robinson Courts, with Gaynstead's juniors taking on Norman Manley at 3:15 p.m. and Gaynstead's seniors battling...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Left-hander Shimron Hetmyer has vaulted 28 places in the latest International Cricket Council Test batting rankings, following his fireworks in the just-concluded two-Test series against Bangladesh.The 21-year-old, the only West Indies...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Thoroughbred racing's Diamond Mile easily qualifies as the biggest race of the racing calendar. The vast sum of money ($13.9 million) up for grabs by the entrants contributes to the race's prestige. Since the onset three years ago, the promoters and...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Principal of Kingston College, Dave Myrie, has put all other high schools in Jamaica on notice that his boys will be coming for more trophies this school year.Myrie made the comments at 2A North Street yesterday morning as students, past students...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Zach Lazarus defeated his schoolmate, two-time defending champion and favourite Roman Tavares-Finson, as well as American International School of Kingston (AISK) shooting ace Danzell Knight, in a three-way super six shoot-off for the ATL Automotive...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

Sports management expert Carole Beckford says Jamaican athletes should follow in the footsteps of Chris Gayle and take every step to maintain their reputations in order to continue to operate in the global business of sports.Beckford's comments came...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has expressed satisfaction with delivering on its commitment to member associations following the presentation of products obtained through its partnership with LASCO.Ten national sporting associations were...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

As Clarendon College celebrated their ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup victory over Cornwall College at their Chapelton base in Clarendon, yesterday, amidst the ecstatic celebrations, coach Lenworth Hyde was quietly planning his move on the Olivier Shield...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:40 PM

SYDNEY (AP) — West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle has been awarded $300,000 in damages, three months after a jury found he was defamed in Australian newspaper articles which claimed he had exposed himself indecently to a female masseur....

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:22 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh, (CMC):Mehidy Hasan Miraz produced the best bowling performance ever by a Bangladesh bowler to bowl his side to victory in the second Test and claim a historic series win over the West Indies.Mehidy tore through the Windies' middle...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:21 AM

Zonasha Hinds unleashed her full range of netball skills in guiding St Catherine Racers their first win this season, a 52-37 victory over St James Sharpes, the feature encounter of Netball Jamaica's Saturday evening double-header at Leila Robinson...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:20 AM

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, (CMC):Power-hitters Rovman Powell and Andre Russell both played electrifying innings to help the Northern Warriors capture their first T10 league title with a 22-run victory over Pakhtoons yesterday.Powell smashed a...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After two seasons with Philadelphia Union's affiliate team, Bethlehem Steel, in the United Soccer League (USL), the United States' second-tier football league, national striker Cory Burke had nothing more on his mind than making it through to the...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Arsenal scored three goals in the second half to come from behind to beat Tottenham 4-2 in a dramatic North London derby yesterday that saw clashes between players, fans lighting flares and throwing projectiles on to the field, two...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DUBLIN (AP):Frustrated at seeing the Netherlands paired again with Germany, Ronald Koeman was candid."I wasn't happy, because they are strong," the Netherlands coach said at the 2020 European Championship qualifying draw yesterday. "Germany is also...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):Tyson Fury dominated long stretches of his heavyweight title bout against Deontay Wilder with shifty technique and graceful defence.He still ended up flat on the canvas in the 12th round, his eyes rolling backwards while Wilder...

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