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Published:Friday | March 13, 2020 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions bowlers will be kicking themselves this evening after squandering a glorious opportunity to seize total control of their West Indies Championship match against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes following Day One action in Antigua...

Published:Friday | March 13, 2020 | 12:32 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

All local cricket activities, including those involving clubs and schools, have been postponed until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) and the Inter-Secondary Schools Association. The...

Published:Friday | March 13, 2020 | 12:27 AM

Just last week, I was optimistic about the chances of us having the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in four months even amid the threats of COVID-19. But what a difference a week makes! With the cancellation or suspension of the NBA, La Liga, and Serie A and...

Published:Friday | March 13, 2020 | 12:22 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Despite not producing the most convincing performance in a laboured 2-0 win over Bermuda on Wednesday, assistant coach Jerome Waite says the local-based Reggae Boyz contingent will get other opportunities to be assessed and...

Published:Friday | March 13, 2020 | 12:20 AM

​BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Despite a suggestion that veteran West Indies opener Chris Gayle is no longer needed for T20s, Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief selector Roger Harper has made it clear that any available player will have a chance to be...

Published:Friday | March 13, 2020 | 12:20 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): The deepening virus outbreak prompted the cancellation of Champions League football for the first time yesterday, with the high-profile match between Manchester City and Real Madrid one of two to be postponed. Juventus’...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 8:57 PM

Former national distance runner Kemoy Campbell is now recovering after experiencing a cardiac episode early this week. Campbell, who retired last September posted on his Instagram page today that he was passing out while driving but was...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 5:02 PM

Chairman of the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC), Clovis Metcalfe, says horse racing at Caymanas Park has been suspended until further notice. Metcalfe said the decision comes following two confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus in Jamaica....

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 1:25 PM

Following an emergency Premier League Clubs meeting on Thursday and in consultation with the Jamaica Football Federation, based on the government's press conference on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 re the COVID-19, Red Stripe Premier League...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:23 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Sports Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange and Keith Wellington, president of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), have described the decision to cancel this year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Champion­ships as a...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:14 AM

LONDON (AP): Members of Arsenal’s playing squad went into self-isolation in a coronavirus precautionary move, forcing the postponement of the Premier League game at Manchester City yesterday. It is the first game to be called off since the outbreak...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:12 AM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): Barbados Pride will have West Indies Test captain Jason Holder in their squad when they face Guyana Jaguars in a crucial showdown tomorrow. Premier fast bowler Kemar Roach will also be suiting up for Pride in their top-of-...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:11 AM

There’s always a story behind the numbers in the record books. The insight can reveal why some records last and last and last, and others go before the ink dries. In years to come, some sage may explain how the coronavirus saved two Penn Relay...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Michael Dyke, head coach of defending Girls’ champions Edwin Allen and Dave Myrie, principal of Kingston College, the Boys’ champions from 2019, both expressed disappointment at the decision to cancel this year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:07 AM

MILAN (AP): Italian club Juventus announced yesterday that one of their players, defender Daniele Rugani, has tested positive for COVID-19. Rugani, who also plays for the Italian national team, is the first player in the country’s top football...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:06 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP): Atletico Madrid ended Liverpool’s title defence in the Champions League with a 3-2 win at Anfield yesterday, thanks to two goals by Marcos Llorente in extra time and another by fellow substitute Alvaro Morata. Atlético...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:06 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions have drafted in right-handed middle-order batsman André McCarthy into their squad for today’s eight-round West Indies Championship clash against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes at North Sound in Antigua. McCarthy has not...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:05 AM

MADRID (AP): Two Europa League matches scheduled to be played in Spain and Italy today have been postponed because of travelling restrictions prompted by the coronavirus outbreak, UEFA said yesterday. The governing body of European football said...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 3:33 PM

The 2020 Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships has been cancelled, following the confirmation of an imported coronavirus case in Jamaica. The decision was taken following a...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 9:23 AM

TOKYO (AP) — The president of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee said Wednesday he has received an apology from an executive board member who said the 2020 Games should be delayed a year to two because of the coronavirus. Yoshiro Mori...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:25 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) president Dr Warren Blake says the cancellation of this year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships may be necessary as a response to the coronavirus which had its first confirmed case...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Rocco Lopez was in scintillating form despite challenging final day conditions to come out on top at the three-day Jamaica Golf Association National Junior Trials which was held at the Caymanas Golf Course. Competing in the 15 and under age group...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Today’s Jamaica versus Bermuda football friendly at the Montego Bay Sports Complex is on as scheduled at 7 o’clock but president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts, says this could change. Yesterday, Minister of Health Dr...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

Fishing boat Diana emerged overall winner of the Royal Jamaica Yacht Club fishing tournament which ended last weekend. Diana, which is owned by Duncan Stewart, amassed 443 points to secure victory by a huge margin over nearest rivals Reel Music who...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite giving up an injury-time goal to only come away with a point from their Monday night Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game against Waterhouse, Arnett Gardens’ coach Alex Thomas says they are still in the race for a top- six berth. Kemal...

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