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Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 5:58 PMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer -

Defending champions Portmore United began the second round of the Red Stripe Premier League on a winning note, defeating Tivoli Gardens 1-0 at the Edward Seaga Complex today. Rondee Smith scored the game's only goal in the 72nd minute as they...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:48 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Striker Rodrick Granville flourished as he netted a double to lead Clarendon College into this year’s final of the ISSA/Champions Cup Knockout competition, after their comfortable 3-0 over victory over rivals and dethroned champions Cornwall...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:47 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

MR UNIVERSE’s job was made easier when Anthony Nunes’ filly, EXHILARATE, uncharacteristically missed the break, enabling champion trainer Wayne DaCosta to close the exacta with LADY BLUE in yesterday’s open-allowance sprint at five and a half...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:47 AMNodley Wright - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Known for being a tough player in his days, Damion ‘Stew Peas’ Stewart will be aiming to put his stamp on the Harbour View team starting today, when his team takes on leaders Waterhouse in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL). The ‘Stars of the...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:46 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Low wages and deplorable working conditions are some of the major issues affecting the over 200 licensed grooms at Jamaica’s horse racing headquarters, Caymanas Park. “Some of the grooms down here are living badly; it is a shame!” said an...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:46 AMRaymond Graham - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Led by top defenders, Latanya Wilson (goal defence) and Shamera Sterling (goalkeeper) UWI ‘A’ maintained their unbeaten run in the Intercol Senior Netball Competition, after dismissing defending champions Mico ‘A’ 37-27 at UWI yesterday. The win...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:46 AMHubert Lawrence - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Five years have passed since Team Jamaica Bickle first presented an automated external defibrillator (AED) to a Jamaican school. Speaking at the presentation of 15 more on Friday in Kingston, Team Jamaica Bickle CEO, Irwin Clare, says his...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:45 AMLynford Simpson - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Isis Clarke-Reid is not a name that rings many bells and despite being one of the first women to represent Jamaica in track and field, she has never been recognised by her country for her role in the emergence of Jamaican athletics. Clarke-Reid,...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:43 AM

Many of you may know of me, many of you probably don’t. So, let me introduce myself. My name is Lerone Clarke, a former sprinter for Jamaica. I ran the 100m and the 60m dash indoors and outdoors competitively. I have represented my country for...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:12 AM

Jamaican rider Rachael Chandley copped second place at the third staging of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) CSIO for Juniors and Young Riders held in Tianjin, China, November 1-3, 2019. The result meant that Chandley became the first...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 9:06 PM

Kingston College booked their spot in the ISSA Champions Cup final after a dramatic 3-2 penalty shoot-out win over Jamaica College, after a 1-1 regulation scoreline in their semi-final at the National Stadium on Saturday.  They will now face...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 7:24 PM

  Rodrick Granville scored twice as Clarendon College marched into the ISSA Champions Cup final, after a resounding 3-0 win over rivals Cornwall College in their all-daCosta Cup semi-final at the National Stadium on Saturday. ...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:33 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer - Western Bureau -

Despite not having the best start to the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament at the Ocho Rios Bay Beach in St Ann, Jamaica’s women’s team is excited ahead of playing tomorrow’s NORCECA Continental First Round Qualifiers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:32 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

WITH $5,554,865 separating leader Anthony Nunes from champion Wayne DaCosta atop the stakes standings, this afternoon’s battleground is in the open-allowance sprint at five and a half furlongs in which DaCosta has MR UNIVERSE and back-to-back...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:31 AM

Hydel High School’s reign as ISSA Walker Cup champions ended as they suffered a 2-0 defeat to St George’s College (STGC) in their quarter-final match at Stadium East field yesterday. Chantomoi Taylor made the breakthrough in the 52nd minute then...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:29 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Cornwall College will take on the high flying Clarendon College in the ISSA Champions Cup semi-final double-header at the National Stadium this afternoon as they look to defend their title and not end the season empty-handed. The...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:28 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Undefeated heavyweight Vladimir Tereshkin of Russia hopes to score another victory to add to his record when he takes on Dominica Republic’s Francisco Silvens in the main event of a four match fight card at Sabina Park tonight at 7 p.m. The event,...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions will be on the hunt for their second win on the trot when they take on Canada in their latest Group ‘A’ Colonial Medical Insurance Super50 Cup. Both teams are on four points, identical with one win and two losses, but the...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:23 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Mike ‘The Bodysnatcher’ McCallum, the first Jamaican boxer to win a world boxing title, is in the island on what he told The Gleaner yesterday is “a short holiday and fact-finding mission.” He is accompanied by Christopher Lovejoy, rated No. 10...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:21 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Trecia Smith, Jamaica’s 2005 World triple jump champion, was delighted to see the nation’s performances in the jumps at the 17th IAAF World Championships. Smith says Tajay Gayle, winner of the long jump there, could become a superstar. “Like...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:20 AM

SAO PAULO (AP): Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has unveiled another helmet in tribute to his boyhood hero, Ayrton Senna, at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Hamilton started yesterday’s practice sessions wearing a helmet designed with a Brazilian...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:18 AM

I am lost for words to describe the current state of netball in Jamaica. Each time I think it will get better, it tends to take a sharp dive south. There are accusations, and counter-accusations; division among players, administrators, coaches,...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:17 AM

I watched with real interest a video all-rounder Dwayne Bravo recorded after the Windies went 2-0 up in their three-match One-Day International (ODI) series against Afghanistan. It was the first time in five years that the Windies had won an ODI...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:06 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With Jamaica’s senior netballers now back in training with the Sunshine Girls squad, head coach Connie Francis said they have intensified their preparations ahead of their Quad Series, which will be hosted by England in January. Nine members of...

Published:Friday | November 15, 2019 | 9:09 PMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer -

Jamaica secured promotion into League A of the Concacaf Nations League, defeating Antigua and Barbuda 2-0 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua tonight. Goals from Maalique Foster and Ricardo Morris in each half led the Reggae Boyz to their...

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