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Published:Saturday | November 2, 2019 | 12:11 AMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor

Havana, Cuba: National Cyclist Russell Small says that a video that went viral on the Internet earlier this week showing a woman riding home from work could help the profile of the sport locally. Shellysha McCarthy was videoed by a motorist at a...

Published:Saturday | November 2, 2019 | 12:09 AM

LUCKNOW, India (CMC): Newly appointed West Indies head coach, Phil Simmons, has warned his charges of the threat posed by his former side Afghanistan, and says execution and consistency will be crucial to success in the upcoming series. West Indies...

Published:Saturday | November 2, 2019 | 12:08 AM

ATLANTA (AP): Kendrick Nunn scored a career-high 28 points to add to his record-setting start and the Miami Heat beat the Atlanta Hawks for the second time in three days, 106-97 on Thursday night. Nunn has 112 in his first five games, the most by...

Published:Saturday | November 2, 2019 | 12:06 AM

Graduation season for many student athletes at the tertiary level is upon us. Several of our student athletes have successfully completed their programmes, whether diplomas; bachelor’s, diploma or master’s degrees; or, in some cases, PhDs. Some of...

Published:Saturday | November 2, 2019 | 12:06 AM-

Netball in Jamaica is in crisis. There is no other way to say it. There is a stand-off between some of the senior Sunshine Girls and the administrators at Netball Jamaica that does not appear to be heading towards an amicable solution any time...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 9:43 AM

Twenty-year-old Jamaican Reggae Girl Tarania 'Plum Plum' Clarke was last night stabbed to death, allegedly by a female friend, in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew. The incident happened about 8:50 p.m during what the police say...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:24 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Kingston College stormed past Charlie Smith 5-0 as the quarter-finals of the ISSA-Digicel Manning Cup continued from the National Stadium, yesterday. Dwyane Atkinson led the way with two goals, while Ronaldo Robinson, Tyreese...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:23 AM

Recently, I had a discussion, with Simon Crosskill on Hot 92FM’s Sports Grill. On the importance of social media as a sports marketing tool. This topic has come to the forefront recently as KPMG tabled a report on the majority of the world’s top...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:23 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation Chris Stokes, says that his organisation is planning on hosting a number of international Push Start invitational events, following the acquisition of a brand-new sled and portable track....

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:22 AM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Director of cricket Jimmy Adams believes that the West Indies Emerging Players squad’s inclusion in the Regional Super50 is a crucial development initiative. The former West Indies captain said the move provided young...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Newly appointed Jamaica Scorpions head coach André Coley has been mandated by the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) hierarchy to bring home the Super50 Cup and end the national team’s eight-year limited-over trophy drought. Speaking at a press...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:18 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP): Lewis Hamilton has a certain love affair with the rolling hills and scrublands in the heart of Texas.It’s easy to see why. The Mercedes driver has been almost invincible here, with five wins at the United States (US) Grand Prix...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:18 AM

The Age Quod Agis Sports Alumni Association (SAA) recently donated US$3,000 ($405,000) towards the Wolmer’s Boys School Nutrition Programme for the school’s Under-14 and Under-16 football teams. The donation is the eighth such injection of...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:15 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP): Gareth Bale’s future is once again in doubt. The Welsh winger travelled to London with the permission of Real Madrid to see his agent this week, reigniting speculation about a possible departure after coach Zinedine Zidane...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:13 AM

HOUSTON (AP): Howie Kendrick sure has a knack for the dramatic. At 36 – eight years removed from his only All-Star appearance – his go-ahead, two-run homer off Will Harris in the seventh inning lifted the Washington Nationals over the Houston...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:11 AMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor

JamaicaN junior tennis player John Chin joined forces with Ty Switzer (USA) recently to win the doubles title at the GTP Cup in Noord, Aruba. They defeated the pair of Leon Berg of Germany and Quintan Van Wijk of Curaçao, 6-4, 6-0. Prior to the...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:27 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

This season’s ISSA Champions Cup is set to kick off with a bang tomorrow at 4 p.m. as the Xavier Gilbert-coached Dinthill Technical is set to square off with Excelsior High in the opening match of a double-header at the Stadium East field. Gilbert...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Rivaldo Mitchell led with a brace as Wolmer’s Boys scored a 3-2 win over high-riding Camperdown High as the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup quarterfinal round got under way at the National Stadium yesterday. In the day’s other game, St Andrew Technical...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:26 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): The last batch of Windies players left the Caribbean on Tuesday to join their teammates in India ahead of the limited overs series against Afghanistan set to bowl off next week. Players and management began leaving last...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:25 AM

It used to be conventional wisdom that your fastest sprinter would anchor the 4x100m relay. Just in case anything went wrong, the convention stipulated that big anchor legs from the likes of Usain Bolt, Carl Lewis, Bob Hayes, Merlene Ottey, Evelyn...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:18 AM

At the time of writing, in just over a week, the Windies cricket team will be embarking on a tour which will comprise a one-off Test match against Afghanistan along with a trio of one-day internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 (T20) matches. It will...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts says that the body will be seeking to raise US$2 million (over J$276 million) annually to prepare its senior national men’s team for the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualification campaign. “...

Published:Wednesday | October 30, 2019 | 1:10 AM

At the time of writing, in just over a week, the Windies cricket team will be embarking on a tour which will comprise a one-off Test match against Afghanistan along with a trio of one-day internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 (T20) matches.  It...

Published:Wednesday | October 30, 2019 | 12:20 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Dinthill Technical defeated Frome Technical 2-1 in their last group match in the quarter-finals of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup at the Frome Sports Complex yesterday. The win put Dinthill into the semi-finals of the competition....

Published:Wednesday | October 30, 2019 | 12:19 AM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Cricket West Indies (CWI) says Hayley Matthews will return to the Windies Women side for the third One-Day International (ODI) against India on Wednesday next week after completing an eight-match ban. The 21-year-old was a...

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