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Published:Saturday | May 4, 2019 | 12:24 AM

Unlike many Jamaicans, I am not about to lose any sleep over what went on in the final of the Red Stripe Premier League at the National Stadium on Monday night. In our haste to pour scorn all concerned, many of us have gone overboard with our...

Published:Saturday | May 4, 2019 | 12:22 AM

I have long argued that the Caster Semenya versus IAAF case would be a landmark decision with far-reaching and long-lasting implications for athletics and sports in general. So far, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has presented its ruling...

Published:Saturday | May 4, 2019 | 12:22 AMAkino Ming /Staff Reporter

Danielle Williams, the 2015 100m hurdles world champion, shocked herself when she produced her fastest ever season opener to win the sprint hurdle race at the Doha leg of the IAAF Diamond League yesterday. The 26-year old blitzed to 12.66 seconds...

Published:Saturday | May 4, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint says that the Reggae Girlz’s World Cup contract situation has still made no progress as the players’ lawyer is yet to respond to the deals offered. “It’s a simple contract that we have...

Published:Saturday | May 4, 2019 | 12:19 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

LEADING trainer Anthony Nunes’ 1000 Guineas winner, I AM DI ONE, has everything going for her and will be the shortest-priced Jamaica Oaks favourite in years, racing only the clock this afternoon. Foaled by IT IS I, who won the 2008 Governor’s Cup...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 7:31 PM

Jamaica's Under-17 Men's footballers suffered their second straight defeat in Group A of the CONCACAF Championships when they went down 3-2 to Trinidad and Tobago at the IMG Academy Field in Bradenton, Florida today. The young Jamaicans took the...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 12:33 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

General secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Dalton Wint has issued a stern ­warning that strict security measures will be in place ahead of the upcoming Concacaf Club Championships and Concacaf Gold Cup tournaments, which are set for...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 12:29 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Janieve Russell and 2015 World champion Danielle Williams, will launch their seasons at the Doha Diamond League, the first leg of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League series, which starts today. Russell showed the world...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 12:28 AM

I watched with eyes and mouth wide open on Monday night as the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final played out on TV like a bout of WWE Monday Night Raw. And I now watch as condemnation is rightly levelled at Waterhouse’s fan base. The Premier...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 12:15 AM

ADELAIDE, Australia (CMC): Jamaican star shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid produced a sublime performance before injury put her out of the contest as her West Coast Fever slipped to a narrow defeat to Adelaide Thunderbirds in the opening exchanges of...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 12:15 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Vice-president of the Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) Georgia Sinclair and veteran swim coach Rory Alvarang, believe that a centralised national swimming programme for Jamaica’s junior swimmers will help them make the transition to...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Track and field’s governing body said yesterday that it plans to enforce its new rules on testosterone levels in female runners more widely than sports’ highest court is recommending, dealing another setback to Olympic sensation Caster Semenya. On...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 12:14 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Behind the bright smile of Carifta Games 400-metre runner-up Anna-Kay Allen is the heart of a conqueror. Her fine 2019 campaign has come against the background of injury troubles she has fought in recent seasons. Now, it’s full speed ahead. Allen...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Meadforest FC head coach Karume Huie wants his charges to be bold and expressive when they go up against Molynes United FC in their Magnum JN KSAFA Super League semi-final at Constant Spring today at 8:30 p.m. The match is the feature encounter of...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 12:13 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC): West Indies have been handed a pleasant rankings boost ahead of the World Cup after overhauling Sri Lanka to climb to eighth in the ICC One-Day International charts yesterday. The Caribbean side gained four...

Published:Thursday | May 2, 2019 | 12:30 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake and Maurice Wilson, president and founder of Sprintec track club, welcomed yesterday’s landmark ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Caster...

Published:Thursday | May 2, 2019 | 12:30 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP): Lionel Messi hit the 600-goal mark for Barcelona after scoring twice to lead the Spanish club to a 3-0 victory over Liverpool in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final yesterday. Luis Suárez opened the scoring...

Published:Thursday | May 2, 2019 | 12:29 AMKavarly Arnol/Gleaner Writer

John Chin, who is the only Jamaican player to have advanced to the semi-finals of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Jamaica Cup tournament at the Half Moon Resort in Montego Bay, says he is excited to be among the final four at the...

Published:Thursday | May 2, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Newly elected Tennis Jamaica (TJ) president John Azar is confident he and his team will make a big difference to the sport during his tenure, citing increased sponsorship and a return of international tennis to Jamaica as his main areas of focus....

Published:Thursday | May 2, 2019 | 12:26 AM

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), in association with the Sagicor Foundation, launched the 36th annual JTA/Sagicor National Athletic Championships at the JTA’s Head Office in Kingston on Tuesday. The track and field meet, which has kick-...

Published:Thursday | May 2, 2019 | 12:23 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Head coach Donovan Duckie said it is now up to the owners of Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-finalists Mount Pleasant Football Academy to decide whether he will be continuing in his role at the club next season. The vastly experienced Duckie...

Published:Thursday | May 2, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Two things jump off the page when you scan the results of last weekend’s Penn Relays. One of them is the stunning performance by Edwin Allen High School. Under the direction of coach Michael Dyke, Serena Cole, Kevona Davis, Tina Clayton and Tia...

Published:Wednesday | May 1, 2019 | 2:04 PM

GENEVA (AP) — The sports world’s highest court ruled Wednesday that Olympic champion Caster Semenya and other female runners like her with unusually high testosterone must take medication to reduce their levels of the male sex hormone...

Published:Wednesday | May 1, 2019 | 12:20 AM

FIFA referee instructor Peter Prendergast, who is currently off the island, says that based on reports he has received on the officiating of the Red Stripe Premier League ( RSPL) final at the National Stadium on Monday between Portmore United and...

Published:Wednesday | May 1, 2019 | 12:18 AM

The Social Development Commission (SDC) Wray...

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