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Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):Jamaican forward Leon Bailey's remarkable form continued yesterday as he scored again to help Bayer Leverkusen reclaim second place in the German Bundesliga with a 2-0 win over Mainz.The visitors defended doggedly in the first half, but...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Shot putter Danniel Thomas-Dodd and 400m runner Akeem Bloomfield were the star Jamaican performers on the US Indoor circuit last weekend. Thomas-Dodd upped her national shot put record to 18.46m at a meet in Northwest Ohio, while Bloomfield produced...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):As Roger Federer cried while accepting his 20th Grand Slam title, Rod 'Rocket' Laver took a chance to snap a picture for posterity.Federer has won more major tennis titles than any man, including a record-equalling six on...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP:)Even though Pep Guardiola will not admit it, Manchester City has an increasingly serious chance of completing the quadruple this season.Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling scored as City advanced to the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 2...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Jamaican diver Yona Knight-Wisdom said that winning the Men's 1m final of the British Diving Championships has told him that his preparations are on track for April's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.Knight-Wisdom rebounded from a fourth-...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

It has not been the best season for Montego Bay United's (MBU) striker Dino Williams. The forward has struggled with a persistent groin injury for over two seasons and is due for surgery.However, he postponed that surgery to help struggling MBU, and...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced yesterday that it has enhanced its central retainer contract system for men's players. The new arrangement brings the CWI central retainer contract system more in line with the different formats of the sport,...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Captain Conan Osbourne said that there is what he describes as great unity between local and overseas-based players in the Jamaica squad as it gets ready for this summer's Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament in the United States.With the Jamaica Crocs...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

From the early days when men like George Headley, Arthur Wint, Herb McKenley, and Alfred Valentine brought fame to Jamaica, Jamaicans have been crying out for more money to help oil the production line in order to continue the growth of sports.The...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BENGALURU, India (CMC):E xplosive Barbadian all-rounder Jofra Archer has landed a million-dollar deal in the lucrative Indian Premier League after he was snapped up by Rajasthan Royals on the opening day of the auction here, yesterday.The 22-year-...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Maurice Wilson, head coach of the Sprintec Track Club, says that additional security personnel have been employed at their G.C. Foster College training ground in Spanish Town, St Catherine.The beefed-up security comes in the aftermath of last...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Former West Indies manager Omar Khan believes that the latest selection fracas involving key senior players reflects a continued breakdown in the relationship between players and Cricket West Indies (CWI).His comments came after it was announced on...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Time is running out for relegation-threatened Boys' Town in the 2017-18 Red Stripe Premier League season.The Trench Town-based former club has had late runs over the past three seasons but are in grave danger now of being cut adrift at the halfway...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The swim-run (aquathon) was the highlight on Friday's sports day at St Andrew High. This was the first time that a secondary school in Jamaica was hosting such an event.The field comprised six athletes across varying age groups and consisted of a...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP):The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) took centre-stage during the first half of Liverpool's FA Cup match with West Bromwich Albion on Saturday as it was used three times, including the first on-field review in English football."...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

ORPHEUS made light work of rivals in yesterday's 1400-metre Allan E. 'Billy' Williams Memorial Trophy, taking over from LIKE A LADY three furlongs out and romping to an easy five and a half length win.The five-year-old chestnut horse won...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Former Manchester United defender Denis Irwin said that he was very impressed with the skill levels and technical ability that were on display at yesterday's staging of the FLOW Skills Ultimate Football Experience Challenge, which was held at Ballaz...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Manchester Spurs stayed on course to seal top spot in the preliminary competition of Netball Jamaica's Berger Elite League when they crushed Clarendon Gaters 69-40 at the Leila Robinson Courts, National Stadium complex, on Friday night.The win was...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Forget the 53.72 seconds she ran yesterday in the 400 metres flat at the Queen's-Grace Jackson track meet at the National Stadium.Kaliese Spencer told The Sunday Gleaner yesterday that she believes that 2018 will be the best season of her career as...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 9:45 PM

Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson, and her MVP Track Club teammate Kavan Graham, captured the women's and men's 60 metres races respectively at the Queen's/Grace Jackson meet at the National Stadium on Saturday evening....

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:44 AMDalton Myers

Jamaica’s women Bobsleigh qualification for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang South Korea is very significant. It’s a feat that should continue to be highlighted both locally and internationally. This is historical, and...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:08 AMAndre Lowe

Thirteen years ago, Leon Bailey made a move that would change his life forever.While still a student in primary school, seven year-old Bailey, who resided in the nearby Cassava Piece community, decided to join Craig Butler and his Phoenix Academy...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite the disappointment of missing the World Para-Taekwondo Championships in London last October, Shauna Kay Hines had a lot to smile about after she captured two awards at the annual RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Passionate and determined? Definitely. Misunderstood? Maybe.A villain to some, a visionary to others; Phoenix Academy founder Craig Butler is today enjoying the fruits of a labour of love - and quite a labour it was!With Bayer Leverkusen star Leon...

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