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Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

Raddesh Roman is poised to become the first from the new batch of apprentices to ride a winner when he hops aboard HALOGRAM SHADOW in the opening race of the Sunrise-Six tomorrow at Caymanas Park.The evergreen nine-year-old drops down a level to...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Camperdown High will be seeking to confirm their spot in the second round of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Football competition today when they go up against Eltham High at Alpha Boys Home.The East Kingston-based school has been dominating Group C...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:16 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

VETERAN jockey Vassel Najair yesterday sustained injuries and was taken to hospital after trying to corral getaway horse PERFECT ASSET inside the narrow walkway leading from the grandstand to the winners' enclosure.A Supreme Ventures Racing and...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Andrew Technical High school's (STATHS) standout goalkeeper, Jaedin White, thinks this year's team is just as good as last season's and is confident that they will have a successful schoolboy football campaign.White, while admitting that the team...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

He is expected to lead Jamaica College this season, but while Shaneil Thomas has not started the season with the bang that most ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup followers were anticipating, the 17-year-old forward says that he is satisfied with his...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Fast bowling legend Sir Andy Roberts believes that West Indies will continue to lose their head coaches because of the lack of player talent in the Caribbean.He was speaking on the heels of Monday's announcement by Cricket...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Winston Nevers, assistant coach of Jamaica's senior netball team, said he is disappointed that goal shooter Romelda Aiken has not made herself available for their series against Trinidad and Tobago and England, respectively.The Sunshine Girls will...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of Cricket West Indies (CWI), Dave Cameron, said his organisation will be seeking the best individual to replace Stuart Law as head coach of the regional team, pointing out that at temporary solution will be examined with the aim of...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Assistant coach of Cornwall College (CC) Warren Barrett, who captained Jamaica's team to the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France, said he is using his experience to motivate captain Shavon McFarlane and the team towards their goal of winning the 2018 ISSA...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 11:15 PM

Racing Results | Caymanas Park (September 26, 2018)Track: Dirt Condition: GoodRace 1 1820 M (Purse $900,000) NB3YO(NW2)/IMP3YO...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 10:50 AM

The Jamaica Football Federation has submitted its 20-member team for the CONCACAF Women's Championships, which takes place across three US cities from October 4 - 17.  The squad features all the top names including attackers Trudi Carter...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St George's College's coach, Neville Bell, said the difference between his team and St Andrew Technical was goalkeeper Jaedin White, who continued where he left off last season, and pulled off a string of saves to earn St Andrew a point in their top...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The conversation regarding sports and its relevance to or during the academic experience once more surfaced in the past week. It was being argued in certain quarters that the influence of athletic exploits was dwarfing what some accept as the main...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DUBAI, UAE (CMC):Exciting batting prospect Sherfane Rutherford is one of several West Indies players snapped up in the players draft for the second edition of the innovative T20 League here Monday night.The 20-year-old attracted global attention...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JAD Professional Management Limited, the company handling the affairs of former Calabar High and national 400 metres star Javon Francis, has now confirmed that the Olympian will be leaving his local club Akan for a United States-based outfit.In an...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

Anthony Nunes' DONTAE, runner-up to Saturday's graded stakes winner, PERFECT NEIGHBOUR, in March's open-allowance Bonnie Blue Flag Trophy, after which he chased home stablemate HOUDINI'S MAGIC in the grade one Viceroy Trophy, is hard to oppose today...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Despite going down 2-0 in their first encounter Gregory Daley, coach of Green Pond High School, says with the resolution of their identification card problems they are looking to turn the tables on hosts Cornwall College in their Zone...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):The coaching apprentice got the better of his former master as Frank Lampard's Derby knocked Jose Mourinho's Manchester United out of the League Cup.In a shootout after the game ended 2-2 yesterday, the teams scored 15 consecutive...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DUBAI, UAE (CMC):West Indies have suffered another setback before next week's first Test against India after frontline seamer Kemar Roach was forced to return home due to the death of his grandmother.The 30-year-old Barbadian, who has formed a...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Simon Tomlinson and Kane Watson put Jamaica on the medal table at the 60th Caribbean Table Tennis Championships yesterday inside the National Arena. The pair played their way into the men's doubles final where their bid for gold was thwarted by Emil...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jeffery Mordecai is the son of the first commissioner of the Jamaica Racing Commission. He is also a guru when it comes to constitutional law. Last Thursday, he was the guest speaker at the graduation of the new batch of jockeys from the commission'...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Quarter-miler Javon Francis has denied rumours that he has left his long-time coach Michael Clarke and is now based overseas."I am still in Jamaica and everybody will see that soon," Francis said.The Gleaner has been reliably informed that the...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Luka Modric broke a decade of award dominance by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after being crowned World Footballer of the Year by FIFA yesterday.Marta won the women's award for a sixth time.Modric was voted FIFA's best player in...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Dave Cameron said he is very disappointed with Stuart Law's decision to resign as head coach of the regional senior men's team.Cameron told The Gleaner yesterday that Law's decision to quit to post comes as...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica College (JC) forward Shadane Lopez, who led the 'Dark Blues' with a hat-trick in their 8-0 win over Kingston High in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game at Breezy Castle yesterday, believes his team is starting to settle down and...

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