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Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With Kingston College principal Dave Myrie taking issue with his team having to play their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup quarter-finals match against Charlie Smith at the home of sporting rivals Calabar, one ISSA official, who requested anonymity, stated...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

So the Reggae Girlz's qualification for the 2019 Women's World Cup has once again put into sharp focus the possibilities that exist when women are prioritised andgiven a fair opportunity at participation in sports.Kudos to the Jamaica Football...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Shaunae Miller-Uibo might have earned a nomination for the 2018 IAAF Athlete of the Year Award on the strength of her 200 metre running alone. The 24-year-old Bahamian won the 200 metres at both the Commonwealth Games and the season-ending...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Scorpions ended their participation in the Regional Super50 tournament on Thursday, beaten by the narrowest of margins by the Guyana Jaguars.I was disappointed, naturally, but I wont vent my frustration in this article. In this piece, I...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Wray and Nephew, a long time sponsor of boxing in Jamaica, and the main sponsor of the very popular Contender boxing series, has decided to make another substantial contribution to the sport. The company has agreed to refurbish the Boxing Board's...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SYDNEY, Australia (CMC):Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt is unlikely to sign a contract with Australian A-League outfit, the Central Coast Mariners.According to reports, while Bolt's agent Ricky Simms has requested a salary in the region...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Merron Gordon, coach of Garvey Maceo High School, said that this afternoon's encounter against 2016 champions Cornwall College will truly test his team's readiness for an ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup title challenge this season.The game will be the first...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

RICHARD Azan's MONEY MAGNET not only has the distinction of being out-of-class for this afternoon's six and a half furlong Saint Cecelia Cup, she is technically racing against rivals two classes lower. Of her nine rivals, only one, out-of-form POKER...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Peart, head coach of defending champions Jamaica College (JC), says that today's encounter against Wolmer's Boys in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition is crucial in his team's quest to secure a spotin the semi-finals of the tournament....

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Top-ranked Rafael Nadal is slated to make his comeback from a knee injury at the Paris Masters next week.Organisers said the 17-time Grand Slam Champion arrived in Paris yesterday. The Spaniard has a bye to the second round in Paris,...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Scroll down the list of winners of the Manning Cup and the Olivier Shield and it may surprise you to find Ardenne High School among them. Yet, the history of the 1991 Ardenne team shows that its dominance 27 years ago was built over several seasons...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, BarbadoS (CMC):The Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners qualified for their second final in a regional competition when they shocked title favourites Trinidad and Tobago Red Force by seven wickets in the second semi-final of the...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Principal of Vere Technical High Antoinette Banton Ellis says that former headmaster Ben Francis, who passed away on Friday, October 19, should be remembered as the "foundation of Vere". Banton Ellis also said that the Ben Francis Cup football...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 11:13 PM

PUNE, India, CMC - West Indies head coach Stuart Law has praised his side's batting performance in the One Day International (ODI) series against India, saying that the home side has been forced to bring back their two best bowlers in Jasprit Bumrah...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:32 AM

Peter Mark Chin, Deputy Executive Chairman, LASCO-affilliated companies and Managing Director, LASCO Distributors Limited, said the vision at qualifying athletes in 10 sporting disciplines and the huge task of supporting a 41-member sporting body...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:32 AMRaymond Graham

After a season that saw him catapulted among the most promising athletes on the international scene, Jamaican quarter-miler Akeem Bloomfield is relishing his new experience in the professional ranks, as he steps up preparations for next year...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:31 AMRobert Bailey

Despite her failure to record a victory from 11 mounts so far, female apprentice jockey Abigail Able, is remaining confident that she will soon past the winning post in front. Able along with fellow jockeys Tamicka Lawrence and Samantha...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROME (AP):Juventus president Andrea Agnelli is standing by Cristiano Ronaldo as the football superstar faces an accusation of rape in the United States.Agnelli, the son of former Fiat CEO Umberto Agnelli and a member of the Italian car maker's board...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):England arrived in the Caribbean on Wednesday to a festive welcome, becoming the first international side to touch down for the historic ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup, which bowls off next month.The reigning 50-over World...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Champions League winners Real Madrid earned €88.6 million in prize money from UEFA last season, while beaten finalists Liverpool pocketed €81.2 million.Semi-finalists Roma received the second-highest windfall of €83.8...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

For the sixth consecutive year, the MVP Track and Field Club will be conducting islandwide grassroots athletic training camps.The club has invited secondary schools to nominate student athletes in the age range of 12 to 18 years old to attend one of...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SINGAPORE (AP):Karolina Pliskova won the first set to eliminate Petra Kvitova and then won the second set to advance to the semi-finals at the WTA Finals.Pliskova, who advanced from her group for the second straight year, beat Kvitova 6-3, 6-4...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Veteran all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has quit all forms of international cricket just eight months before the ICC Cricket World Cup in England, bringing the curtain down on an absorbing career that saw him carve a niche in the...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

AC Milan suffered a shock 2-1 Europa League defeat against Real Betis at the San Siro yesterday, while Arsenal were unstoppable again as they remained perfect in the competition.Zurich, Salzburg, and Dinamo Zagreb also picked up their third...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Following their remarkable 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Charlie Smith on Wednesday, Camperdown's head coach, Christopher Bender, believes that his team now stands a chance of reaching the semi-finals of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition....

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