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Published:Monday | December 28, 2020 | 12:14 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

JOURNEYMAN jockey 55-year-old Ian Spence yesterday produced a textbook ride aboard 6-5 favourite FURTHER AND BEYOND to land the Jamaica Two-Year-Old Stakes on a chance call, summoned by champion trainer Anthony Nunes as replacement for Dane Nelson...

Published:Monday | December 28, 2020 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Nearly four months after being shot and injured, former national forward Jermaine Johnson says he has been doing what is required to aid his recovery. The Tivoli Gardens player, who has been supervising his own rehabilitation, says he still feels...

Published:Monday | December 28, 2020 | 12:13 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Football agent Damani Ralph says that the recent transfers of national players Damion Lowe and Romario Williams to the Egyptian Premier League will cause others to consider options that will secure their financial future when their playing careers...

Published:Monday | December 28, 2020 | 12:11 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Former West Indies wicketkeeper, Jackie Hendricks, has thrown his support behind head coach Phil Simmons, despite the Caribbean side’s recent whitewash on the tour of New Zealand. West Indies were thrashed by an innings...

Published:Monday | December 28, 2020 | 12:10 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP): Liverpool dropped points at Anfield for the first time this season after conceding an 82nd-minute equaliser to draw 1-1 against lowly West Bromwich Albion yesterday. The champions looked set to move five points clear – for...

Published:Monday | December 28, 2020 | 12:10 AM

Faf du Plessis played a crucial role in his first Test since giving up the captaincy to put South Africa back on track in response to a challenging first-innings total from Sri Lanka in the series opener yesterday. Du Plessis’ 55 not out guided...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:15 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PUNTERS were left in the dark yesterday and will start today’s 11-race card no better off, as the jockeys’ championship battle between Dane Nelson and Anthony Thomas has seemingly been thrown into a stalemate. Locked on 84 winners apiece entering...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:14 AM

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Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As the Sunshine Girls prepare to travel to England in a four-Test series next month, Netball Jamaica President Tricia Robinson admitted that there are concerns given the discovery of a new coronavirus strain in that country and the Jamaican...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:14 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of Cricket West Indies (CWI), Ricky Skerritt, is upbeat about the regional side’s prospects and is confident that the entity will have an exciting and entertaining 2021. Skerritt, the former West Indies team manager, who was appointed...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

For more than 40 years, Christopher Armond has given his expertise, knowledge and skills to the local horse racing industry, as a trainer, commentator and an administrator. Today’s final day of the Supreme Championship weekend will be last in the...

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 12:12 AM

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has signed a Memorandum of Strategic Alliance with World Eleven Incorporated and Argentina Football Association (AFA) with the goal of exploiting advantages offered by the AFA’s Technology Institute and...

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 12:12 AM

LONDON, England (AP): Atlético Madrid defender Kieran Trippier was banned from football for 10 weeks for breaching betting rules in a punishment from The English Football Association (FA) that applies worldwide. The misconduct, denied by Trippier,...

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 12:11 AMLONDON, England (CMC):

Formula One (F1) World Champion Lewis Hamilton said the new contract of Mercedes team principal, Toto Wolff, was good news ahead of next season. Wolff and Hamilton were both out of contract this year, but the pair look likely to team up again next...

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Referee Department, Victor Stewart, says local football is very far from implementing the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system domestically, and that it will be ‘impossible’ to do so this season....

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 12:10 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

MAHOGANY’s supersonic performance at six and a half furlongs, two Saturdays ago, was only bettered this season by his similarly devastating run at eight and a half, the distance at which he nearly lowered Smile ‘N’ Leave’s track record in August....

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 12:10 AM

DRESDEN, Germany (AP): German third-tier football club Dynamo Dresden has said it sold more than 72,000 tickets for a game played in an empty stadium with no fans. Former East German champion Dynamo offered fans the ‘ghost tickets’ – named for the...

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National senior men’s basketball coach Rick Turner says that Jamaican players currently in the United States collegiate system will prove important in helping to create a squad capable of qualifying for the Paris Olympic Games in 2024. The 2020-21...

Published:Friday | December 25, 2020 | 10:45 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer -

Jamaica senior men's basketball team head coach Rick Turner cannot imagine being away from family, especially his daughter, at this time of the year. However, in 2008, after taking up a job as coach in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) he...

Published:Friday | December 25, 2020 | 10:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

The return of motorsports in Jamaica since the COVID-19 pandemic will be delayed for a bit longer as the proposed Jamaica Karting Association (JKA) meet, which was set for Sunday, has been postponed. After initially getting the verbal approval from...

Published:Friday | December 25, 2020 | 10:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

West Indies and Jamaica opening batsman John Campbell is back home and reflecting on what he says has been a tough few months, following tours of England and most recently, New Zealand. In a few weeks, Campbell could be back in action with the West...

Published:Friday | December 25, 2020 | 10:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer -

For national senior women's football team head coach, Hubert Busby Jr, some of his fondest Christmas memories were spent on Davidson Avenue, in Drewsland, St Andrew during his formative years. Busby, who played professionally overseas for nearly a...

Published:Thursday | December 24, 2020 | 1:52 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While Olympian Alia Atkinson is pleased with the increase in the diversity of swimmers competing in the sport, she hopes that their longevity will lead to more persons of colour being inspired and allowed to make it a career. In an interview with...

Published:Thursday | December 24, 2020 | 12:13 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

OMAR Walker booted home a five-timer on yesterday’s nine-race card, but it was Dane Nelson’s lone win and Anthony Thomas’ failure to visit the winners’ enclosure, for the second consecutive meet, which left punters salivating this weekend. After...

Published:Thursday | December 24, 2020 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Dispute Resolution Foundation (DRF), Anthony Davis, has demanded that Jamaica Table Tennis Association ( JTTA) President Godfrey Lothian produce documentation supporting the legitimacy of the two groups he wants reinstated on the...

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