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Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

The government of Chile has long been using football to curb some of its social ills, and now, it is extending one of its social-intervention programmes, Fundacion Futbol Mas (Foundation Football Plus), to the borders of Jamaica.The programme was...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Kavi Meeks, coach of Charlemont High School, is proud of the way his boys managed the remaining 45 minutes of their ISSA Ben Francis Cup final against Petersfield to grab their first schoolboy football title.The team from St Catherine eventually ran...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LUQUE, Paraguay (AP):The postponed Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate was deemed too violent to remain in Argentina and will be played elsewhere.The new location, was still to be determined by South American organiser...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Despite renewed complaints from France's players about the upcoming changes to the Davis Cup, the organisers of the revamped tennis tournament are adamant that everything will soon be better.Javier Alonso, the CEO of the company behind...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Paris Saint-Germain stars Kylian Mbappe and Neymar have recovered from minor injuries and are fit to start against Liverpool in a crucial Champions League match tomorrow.PSG coach Thomas Tuchel told a press conference on the eve of the...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Local Caymanas Park race- day broadcasts will have a modern look and feel come Saturday, December 1, as a result of a new partnership agreement between Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Ltd (SVREL) and media company, SportsMax, that will see...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

After Colorado Murray's match-winning performance on Sunday, sections of the Harbour View Football Club were left pondering what could have been. The 23-year-old striker, whose double strike propelled Tivoli Gardens to a 5-1 beating of the 'Stars of...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (CMC):Superstar Chris Gayle sparkled but all too briefly as his Kerala Knights went down by 36 runs to West Indies teammate Evin Lewis' Punjabi Legends in the T10 League here Monday.Chasing 108, Knights were dismissed...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (CMC):All-rounder Andre Russell grabbed two wickets and flopped with the bat, but his fellow West Indies stars did just enough to ensure Northern Warriors won in the T10 League here yesterday.The dynamic Russell...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC):Veteran West Indies star Deandra Dottin is now the world's number two-ranked all-rounder in Twenty20 Internationals.In the latest rankings announced yesterday by the International Cricket Council, the 27-year-old...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Having seen his charge's stock fall in Germany, Craig Butler, the adoptive father and manager of Bayer Leverkusen forward Leon Bailey, has issued a warning of sorts to the club.The combative Butler notes that the striker will assess his options over...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TURIN, Italy (AP):Cristiano Ronaldo set up Mario Mandzukic for the winning goal as Juventus secured a spot in the Champions League knockout stage with a 1-0 win over Valencia yesterday.Ronaldo got away from his marker with some quick footwork before...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Red Stripe Premier League's (RSPL) top striker, Rondee Smith (with six goals), has proven in his short time in the league that he knows how to find the net, but the former Manchoniel player stressed that his focus is to help the team meet its...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) Martin Lyn said there is an ongoing investigation into allegations that a Jamaican father hit his daughter, a national swimmer, during a recent exchange training programme in China over...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

'TITLE-chasing trainer Anthony Nunes and his owners face a crucial decision, which has a deadline of 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday - whether to nominate Oaks-winning filly FAYROUZ in Saturday's $13.9-million Diamond Mile or pull her from the...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As I watched the Windies men's cricket team crash to another defeat, and agonised at the meltdown of the ladies playing in the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 (T20) competition, an article published in the Daily Gleaner, 'Asses and...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (CMC):Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes has defended the turning pitch in last week's opening Test against the Windies, contending that the varying types of tracks around the world helped maintain the "intrigue" of Test cricket....

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

St John's, Antigua:Great cricket, massive crowds, top-class music and food, and a well-executed event across all three venues were just some of the things Cricket West Indies (CWI) president, Dave Cameron pointed out in showing how elated he was at...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Marlon Martin, captain of Charlemont High School's senior football team, said he wants to dedicate the ISSA/WATA Ben Francis Knockout Cup title to his mother, who was laid to rest on Saturday.Charlemont led the Ben Francis final 2-0 over Petersfield...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Horace Reid, director of Caribbean football for CONCACAF, is urging countries across the region to use Jamaica's senior women's football team's qualification for the next FIFA World Cup as a motivation to develop their women's programmes.The Reggae...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

ST CATHERINE Football Association President Peter Reid is still singing the praises of new title sponsors, Alliance MoneyGram and McKay Security two weeks into the Major League's new season, which kicked off on Friday, November 16."It's a two-year...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Chairman of the GC Foster 5K Run Chester McCarthy has refuted claims that the route used for this year's staging of the road race was shorter than the required five kilometres (5000m) after the extraordinary time recorded by the winner of the event....

Published:Monday | November 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Trials generally, but even more so, football trials are innately ineffective and decidedly unscientific in depicting with an accurate degree of finality the true quality and potential of footballers.One poignant example that aptly demonstrates the...

Published:Monday | November 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

GC Foster College's Garfield Gordon continued his excellent form on the road this season after being the overall winner of the fourth staging of the GC Foster College 5K/Run/Walk Road Race in Angels, Spanish Town, yesterday. Fresh off his win the...

Published:Monday | November 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican and Caribbean number one, Chris Binnie racked up his eighth title and former junior Caribbean Champion, Akeila Wiltshire won her first senior crown as the BCIC All Jamaica Senior Squash Championships wrapped up over the weekend.Chasing...

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