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Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Nicholas Pooran's swash-buckling half-century lifted the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force to a comprehensive 75-run victory over defending champions Windward Islands Volcanoes in the opening round of matches in the...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):England coach Gareth Southgate has signed a new contract that will keep him in charge of the national team through to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.Southgate, whose deal was due to expire in 2020, has been rewarded for guiding England to...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON, AP:Teenage forward Emile Smith-Rowe scored his first senior goal as Arsenal made the most of their longest-ever trip for a European game by winning 3-0 at Qarabag in the Europa League yesterday.Elsewhere, substitute Patrick Cutrone netted...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

Ahead of his first ride in public last Saturday, apprentice Tevin Foster was being hailed as the best of the new batch and he has already rewarded his fan club with three winners in two race days.He can make it four in three when he rides the well...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

I recently had a conversation with a professional athlete who was nearing the end of his sporting career and sought my advice on what to do next to continue his earnings.It's always a tough conversation to have because he was essentially out of...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

The top-three finishers from last year's Sandals Latin American Travel Agents Golf Tournament are among 20 teams, teeing off at 7:30 this morning in a four-man scramble at Sandals Golf and Country Club in Upton, St Ann.Costa Rica, Panama, and Chile...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):The English Premier League is launching an esports spin-off competition.Gamers will represent the competition's 20 teams in playoffs, feeding into the televised ePL final in London in March 2019.They will be playing the EA Sports FIFA...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina:Shanthamoi Brown will be living a dream when he carries the Jamaica flag, at this evening's flag-raising ceremony inside the Games Village and tomorrow's Opening Ceremony at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.The Jamaica Olympic...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Coach of Green Island High School, Carl Palmer, said that they are now focused on their upcoming games after a disappointing 1-1 draw with Frome Technical in a Zone B ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup match at the Frome Sports Complex yesterday....

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Rovman Powell and Andre McCarthy both stroked unbeaten half-centuries as the Jamaica Scorpions easily defeated the Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) Marooners by seven wickets in their Group B encounter of the Regional...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RAJKOT, India (CMC):West Indies suffered at the hands of teenager Prithvi Shaw who struck the third-fastest hundred on debut as India dominated the opening day of the first Test here on Thursday.Opting to bat first at the Saurashtra Cricket...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Andrew Price, assistant coach of Jamaica's Reggae Girlz, says that the players will have nothing to fear when they tackle fifth-ranked Canada in their opening game of the CONCACAF final round World Cup qualifier in Houston, Texas today. Match time...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

If the Jamaican athletics team to the third Youth Olympic Games reports in good shape, four medals could be within its grasp. The best hopes for glory in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the host city of the Games, rest with Antonio Watson, Ackera Nugent,...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Captain of Jamaica's senior netball team, Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, says that this month's Test series against Trinidad and Tobago and rivals England are both very important in their quest to secure a medal at next year's World Championships.The...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Phillip Williams, coach of last year's beaten finalists St Andrew Technical (STATHS), says his team is determined to secure all three points in today's crucial Group A encounter against hosts Cumberland High in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:15 AMKavarly Arnold

Western BureauAfter their 3-1 victory over Spot Valley High School to maintain a comfortable six-point lead in Zone C of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup, Delroy Delisser, the coach of Cedric Titus High School says he is now focused on making a deep run in...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:15 AM

Sunshine Girls defender Kadie-Ann Dehaney has expressed surprise at her inclusion in the national team for this month's Test series against Trinidad and Tobago and England, respectively.The Sunshine Girls will face Trinidad and Tobago in a two-match...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Paulton Gordon, president of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA), says his administration stands to benefit significantly from hosting this year's second staging of the Jamaica Basketball Classic, which involves eight collegiate teams from the...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Boxing Board (JBB), Stephen Jones, says that the (JBB)/Fight For Peace inaugural 'Gloves over Guns' boxing card, which takes place on Saturday at the Denham Town Community Centre, is just the start of a broader initiative....

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last week's 60th Caribbean Table Tennis Championships wasn't the lightning rod it might have been for the local game. It was, however, a show of the faith the region has in Jamaica by allowing Table Tennis Jamaica to host its biggest tournament....

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):Manchester United were charged yesterday with arriving late at their home stadium for a Champions League match and face punishment from UEFA.A disciplinary panel will judge charges of "late team arrival" and "late kick-off" on...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RESULTS (DIVIDENDS)Caymanas Park Results for October 3, 2018Dirt: GoodRace 1 1300 M (Purse $900,000) NB3YO(NW2)IMP3YO(MDN)-REST.ALL.II1. #6 APOLLO BAY TFoster4 50.5 $261.00 $80.002. #4 SON SON DDawkins 52.5 2L $85.00*3. #7 SENDAMESSAGETOMAMA OScott...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

MASTER OF HALL pulled alongside STORM at the top of the lane and casually went about his business to easily win yesterday's Royal Dad Trophy by six lengths, eased a half-furlong out by jockey Oneil Scott.Never in danger of defeat, MASTER OF HALL...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP)Back at the scene of his 2011 Champions League final triumph, Lionel Messi delivered another display of artistry at Wembley Stadium.Messi's two goals helped Barcelona fight off Tottenham's second-half resurgence and secured a 4-2 win for...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

"I made a diving decision to train in Edinburgh for the remainder of the Olympic cycle. This is because of the growing programme up here and the quality of the head coach. I made the decision after the suggestion from my old (Leeds) coach Edwin...

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