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Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP):Unless Sebastian Vettel bounces back with a strong performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix this week, he risks heading into Formula One's summer break lagging behind Lewis Hamilton.Vettel should have been the one in the...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC):West Indies fast bowler Alzarri Joseph has been reprimanded and handed one demerit point after being found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

In an effort to closer align itself to international standards, The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission will conduct all anti-doping cases behind closed doors, according to chairman Alexander Williams.Speaking at the association's Decennial Gala on...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Nineteen-year-old Wray & Nephew Contender champion Ricardo 'Magic Man' Salas says that he is determined to build on his success after he out-boxed Richard 'Frog' Holmes to become the youngest winner of the tournament...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

MR AMBASSADOR has not rewarded his connections since being claimed for $550,000 on November 15 last year, but all that should change tomorrow in Race Two, the opening event of the day's Sunrise-6.The six-year-old gelding last won at that level on...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMOkoye Henry/Gleaner Writer

The St Catherine-based G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport and Sam Sharpe Teachers' College, in St James, have forged an alliance to change the way physical education courses are taught in Jamaica, through the signing of a memorandum...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 8:51 AM

Canadian Ricardo 'Magic Man' Salas last night defeated Jamaican Richard 'frog' Holmes by unanimous decision in the final of the 2018 Wray and Nephew Contender Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre.Following a great start by the Jamaican who...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Lesgar 'Speedy' Murdock turned in a scintillating performance to remain on course to capture the Open Division at the Pan American Handgun Championship at the Jamaica Rifle Association on Mountain View Avenue yesterday.Murdock, who is one...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:18 AM

Swimming star Alia Atkinson yesterday added another bronze medal to her and Jamaica's tally at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia - her fifth and the island's sixth at the championship.Competing in the 50m...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

David McMorris, Jamaica Open Division competitor at the Pan American Handgun Championships, currently being staged in the island, says the law restricting local competitors to 200 rounds per day puts them at a disadvantage against other nations, who...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:11 AMTony Becca/Gleaner Writer

Delroy 'Mutty' Scott, former Cavalier defender and captain and Jamaica representative, died in Florida on Sunday night.It is understood that Scott, who was ailing from diabetes, died quietly in his sleep.A soft-spoken man, Scott was a dedicated...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:10 AM

A brace from Chevon Hamilton carried Port Morant All Star to a 6-2 drubbing of Delta Force as the St Thomas FA U17 Competition got under way on Monday. In other games, Danvers Pen, returning from a year's suspension,...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:10 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporer

Making the transition from a collegiate athlete to a professional can be an arduous task, but a little motivation from two-time Olympic 100m champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce can make a world of a difference.Before recent Auburn University graduate...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:09 AM

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia:National squash standard- bearer Chris Binnie, is particularly encouraged by the fact that his game is constantly elevating, as manifested by his Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games success.Binnie added the CAC Games...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In the middle of the recently concluded FIFA World Cup, a kind gentleman told me, "We have to support the Motherland now." When I asked for clarity, he specified that with Brazil and all the African teams eliminated, the only option was to support...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Kemoy Campbell, Jamaica's long distance dynamo, produced a promising run over 5000 metres last weekend in London. His season's best time - 13 minutes 23.73 seconds - has brightened his outlook about upcoming races....

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

"This is the third time that I will be fighting for the Contender title, and I am going to take it this year," declared Jamaica's Richard 'Frog' Holmes yesterday, as he commented on his chances tonight, in the 10-round final of the 2018 Wray and...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ever since the United States-born new female sprinting sensation, Briana Williams, had double success for Jamaica at the World Under-20 Championships in Athletics, spirited controversy has filled the air.Based on the performances of the USA star,...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says infrastructure and professionalism are going to be key components if Jamaica is going drive its sports tourism product to the next level.Bartlett says sports tourism in Jamaica has grown and is currently at a...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GENEVA (AP):World Cup stars Kylian Mbappe and Luka Modric will lead the challenge against a decade-long dominance of FIFA's best player award by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.Mbappe, the teenage star of France's World Cup-winning team, and...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CLEVELAND (AP):Kevin Love isn't leaving Cleveland anytime soon.The All-Star forward signed a new four-year, US$120 million contract with the Cavaliers, who are beginning anew following LeBron James'...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and Lascelles Employees and Partnership Credit Union have joined forces to sponsor the 2018 Women's Football League.Both entities will provide approximately $12 million to run the league and knockout...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor will make his debut for Somerset on Friday against Surrey, after signing up for the last nine group-stage matches of the county's T20 Blast campaign.The 34-year-old will also be available for the...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC):West Indies are eyeing improvement as they look to avoid a series defeat when they face Bangladesh in the second One-Day International of the three-match series here today.The day-nighter at the Guyana National Stadium will...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP):The Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey took in nearly $3.5 million in sports bets during its first nine days of accepting such bets.And most of that came from two weekends that sandwiched a dead period for major professional...

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