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Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The new IAAF Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification have reignited a discussion on sex and gender in sport, particularly female participation in athletics. The new regulations require female athletes who are considered to have a '...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

South African runner Caster Semenya is again in the spotlight. I wouldn't blame her if she feels she has been wronged by the Gods. She has been blessed with genuine ability on the track and has done well, but her career has been dogged by...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

INDORE, India, (CMC):Chris Gayle notched yet another half-century to extend his purple patch of form, but Kings XI Punjab slipped to a six-wicket loss to the beleaguered Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.Sent in at the...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Despite finishing third in the 100m in her first Diamond League race of the season in Doha, Qatar, yesterday, double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson has underlined lowering her personal best in the event as her target for the season.Thompson sped...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

When the finalists line up for the boys' 4x400 metres at the 2018 World Under-20 Championships on July 15, the United States of America will be the favourite as usual. However, after seeing brilliant high-school running at last weekend's Penn Relays...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KOLKATA, India (CMC):Man of the Match Sunil Narine grabbed a brace of wickets and then struck a timely cameo to help Kolkata Knight Riders dispose of West Indies counterpart Dwayne Bravo's Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in the Indian Premier...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Several Jamaican stars, including Asafa Powell and Ristananna Tracey, have been confirmed for the Cayman Invitational, which returns to the regional circuit on June 2 after a one-year break.Meet organiser Cydonie Mothersill was quick to point out...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

TOP junior golfers, age 6-17, including members of the team that will represent the island when Jamaica hosts the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship in July, tee off 10:30 this morning at Sandals Golf and Country Club, contesting the second...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

DESPITE winning the Thornbird Stakes and the 1000 Guineas, in even more convincing fashion, DISABILITY CHARM appears still not to have won the confidence of punters, heading into this afternoon's Jamaica Oaks.However, the filly's owner, veteran...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP):Peter Malnati wanted to get away from results and think only about playing his best. He was at his best over the last three holes yesterday at the Wells Fargo Championship and finished with a 3-under 68 for a one-shot lead....

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIGHTON, England (AP):Brighton secured English Premier League football for another season by beating Manchester United 1-0 yesterday.Pascal Gross scored early in the second half and Brighton ended a seven-match winless run. United arrived on the...

Published:Saturday | May 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was banned by UEFA yesterday from contact with his team inside the stadium at the Europa League final. UEFA said its disciplinary panel imposed a four-game suspension for Simeone's conduct...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 7:23 AM

Five Jamaicans will be in action at the season-opening Doha Diamond League on Friday, as the 2018 outdoor season kicks into gear. Elaine Thompson will look to get back to winning ways when she starts the defense of her 100m Diamond Race...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens senior team head coach, Jerome Waite, says that his team will have to step up the pace in the FLOW CONCACAF Caribbean Club Championship semi-final clash against Central FC of Trinidad and Tobago on May 11 at the Anthony Spaulding...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Wayne Pinnock of Kingston College could be Jamaica's next world-class long jumper. That is the word from 1997 World Championships finalist Maurice Wignall. Speaking about the student-athlete who broke his 24-year-old Penn Relays long jump record...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MONACO (AP):Track and field authorities in South Africa say they are prepared to go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to challenge new rules that could sideline women with high natural testosterone levels from middle-distance races....

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Although it was OK to send out a tweet congratulating Barcelona for its recent titles, Real Madrid's players will not be lining up to honour their rivals at Camp Nou this weekend.Barcelona and Madrid meet Sunday in the final 'clasico' of...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Diego Costa struck the only goal as Arsenal's hopes of winning one last trophy under departing coach Arsene Wenger ended with a 1-0 defeat against AtlÈtico Madrid in the Europa League semi-finals yesterday.The second-leg result also...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

PAKMAN is all set to make it two in a row and four wins from seven starts when he faces six rivals in tomorrow's opening event of the Sunrise-6 at Caymanas Park. The four-year-old colt is one of the most improved horses now in training at the track...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Indian stars Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik have been named in the ICC World XI for the Twenty20 (T20) International against the Windies later this month at Lord's.The duo are the latest international players to confirm their...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief executive Johnny Grave has warned that there will be no immediate return to the international side for Darren Bravo after the left-hander thrice rejected offers to end his exile from the...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

This week, the IAAF stepped into tepid waters by issuing new eligibility regulations for female athletes with 'Differences of Sex Differentiation' (DSD). This raises many red flags in relation to gender classification, testosterone, and sport. It's...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Sandra Christie, director of administration and operations manager at Montego Bay United (MBU), said no help was forthcoming despite a year-long request for aid to fund the surgery of former national striker Dino Williams.Williams, who first...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts says that the association has begun to receive training gear from British football equipment maker Umbro as part of its four-year contract worth US$4 million (around J$494 million).The JFF...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Two days after being elected as president of Maltese Premier League Club St Andrews FC, Craig Butler said that he will be taking the outfit to Jamaica for preseason preparations next month and will stage a series of games and auction for charity....

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