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Published:Friday | August 28, 2020 | 12:21 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Mohammad Nabi sparkled with a maiden five-wicket haul as St Lucia Zouks took a giant step towards the semi-finals of the Caribbean Premier League with a comfortable six-wicket victory over St Kitts and Nevis Patriots...

Published:Friday | August 28, 2020 | 12:19 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While not surprised at the cancellation of the 2020 schoolboy football season, head coaches Ludlow Bernard (Kingston College) and Christopher Bender (Camperdown High) believe that its absence will cause uncertainty for final-year students who were...

Published:Friday | August 28, 2020 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Freshly minted All-Jamaica under-16 and under-18 girls’ singles champion Katherine Dibbs is now aiming to put on a special showing at this weekend’s United States Tennis Association (USTA) Level Four tournament in Florida. The 15-year-old Dibbs,...

Published:Friday | August 28, 2020 | 12:16 AM

PARIS (AP): France midfielder Paul Pogba was left out of the national team squad yesterday after testing positive for COVID-19. The Manchester United player was replaced by 17-year-old Eduardo Camavinga for upcoming Nations League qualifiers...

Published:Friday | August 28, 2020 | 12:15 AM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Vice-Captain Anisa Mohammed has opted out of an otherwise full-strength, 18-member squad announced Wednesday for the biosecure five-match Twenty20 (T20) International tour of England, starting next month. Regular captain...

Published:Thursday | August 27, 2020 | 12:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs batting unit, minus an injured Andre Russell, once again flattered to deceive, as they folded miserably, losing by 36 runs to the Barbados Tridents in their Caribbean Premier League (CPL) encounter at the Queens Park Oval last...

Published:Thursday | August 27, 2020 | 12:23 AM

Waterhouse Football Club’s hopes of competing in the 2021 Concacaf Champions League were dashed after Concacaf cancelled the 2020 Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield and 2020 Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship, originally scheduled for April and...

Published:Thursday | August 27, 2020 | 12:15 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, (CMC): Veteran all-rounder Dwayne Bravo became the first bowler in the history of Twenty20s to take 500 wickets, when he dismissed Rahkeem Cornwall in yesterday’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL) contest at Queen’s Park Oval...

Published:Thursday | August 27, 2020 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Following the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Jamaica, Courtney Francis, chief operating officer at the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), says all local cricketing events will be suspended until the end of the December. Francis’ announcement...

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2020 | 1:02 PM

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona hasn’t given up on Lionel Messi just yet. A day after the Argentine great told the club he wants to leave, Barcelona said its restructuring project still revolves around the player. “We want to rebuild for...

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2020 | 12:29 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The international football futures of Kalvin Phillips and Mason Greenwood appear set to be decided as the pair were selected into England’s 24-man squad for their upcoming UEFA Nations League fixtures against Iceland and Denmark, respectively, next...

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2020 | 12:28 AM

Craig Butler, the outspoken manager and adopted father of Jamaican international Leon Bailey, has hit back at criticism levelled at his charge after he reportedly breached COVID-19 protocols by attending Usain Bolt’s birthday party last Friday....

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2020 | 12:26 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

It has not been the ideal start to national golfer Justin Burrowes’ collegiate career. Burrowes, who is preparing to enter his sophomore year at Florida Atlantic University, has been gunning to test his skills against the best teams in the United...

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2020 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) President Keith Wellington has hinted that his organisation will be looking at staging some schoolboy football competitions in the final two terms of the school year, following the decision to...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2020 | 12:25 AM

Managing Director of Running Events Jamaica (REJ) Alfred Francis says he projects a loss of more than $101 million in fundraising for charities from the walk/run races the body manages. This is because the majority of the events were cancelled...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2020 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A couple of days ago, the Guyana Amazon Warriors defended the lowest total in Caribbean Premier League history, when they restricted the Jamaica Tallawahs to a mere 104 for 7, chasing a modest 118. That stranglehold had certainly demoralised the...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2020 | 12:23 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With the new curfew restrictions in place for four parishes including St Catherine, chairman of the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) Clovis Metcalfe said racing at Caymanas Park could now start as early as 10 a.m. on race days. The Government has...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2020 | 12:17 AM

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC): Jhaniele Fowler-Reid outscored her Jamaican national teammate Romelda Aiken but the effort still was not enough to prevent her West Coast Fever from suffering a 57-68 defeat to Queensland Firebirds in the Super Netball...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2020 | 12:16 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National Parent-Teacher Association of Jamaica (NPTAJ) Vice-President Stewart Jacobs, believes that the decision by the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) to cancel sporting competitions for the upcoming school term, was inevitable...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 1:55 PM

The Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) has announced the cancellation of all sporting competitions for the Christmas term of the 2020-2021 academic year.  In a release today, ISSA said that the decision was made in light of the...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:59 AM

Although Jamaica continues to experience a rapid increase in positive coronavirus cases, Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) president Peter Chin is optimistic about being able to complete the association’s scheduled events for the calendar year. The...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:59 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

World Championships gold medal-winning long jumper Tajay Gayle hopes that the new format for the event, which debuted at yesterday’s Diamond League meet in Stockholm, does not become a regular staple in future competition. The new “Final Three”...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:58 AM

LISBON, Portugal (AP): Kingsley Coman headed Bayern Munich to a sixth European Cup title yesterday, scoring against boyhood club Paris Saint-Germain to seal a 1-0 victory in the first Champions League final to be played without fans. While Bayern...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:57 AM

TAROUBA, Trinidad, (CMC): Reigning champions Barbados Tridents crumbled under the pressure of a venue record run chase and slumped to their second defeat in three games with a 19-run loss to Trinbago Knight Riders yesterday. Asked to chase 186...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2020 | 12:55 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP): England paceman Jimmy Anderson moved within two wickets of 600 in Test cricket after taking 5-56 to help dismiss Pakistan for 273 in the third and final Test yesterday, with visiting captain Azhar Ali left stranded on 141...

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