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Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CLEVELAND (AP):Once the video tribute ended, a simple sentiment filled the giant scoreboard. Against a black backdrop, giant white letters delivered the heartfelt message.Cleveland wanted to say something."THANK YOU, LeBRON," it said.Eight years...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):With his imposing frame, aggressive attitude, and talent for scoring difficult goals, Diego Costa has rightfully earned his reputation as a terror for defenders.But that status is in serious danger after a scoring drought in...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Defending senior champions Holmwood Technical and junior champions Denbigh High will be seeking to extend their winning records when quarterfinal action in the Inter-secondary Schools sports Association (ISSA) rural schoolgirls netball competition...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP):World football's rule-making panel wants to give goalkeepers more freedom to move when facing a penalty.Currently, the Laws of the Game state that goalkeepers "must remain on the goal line ... until the ball has been kicked."...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, CMCMominul Haque struck his eighth Test hundred to equal the most for Bangladesh but West Indies hit back strongly in the final session, to grab a share of the honours on the opening day of the first Test here yesterday....

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP):The 11-member Oceania Football Confederation says it is backing FIFA President Gianni Infantino for re-election.The Oceania group says its executive committee - comprising 11 member federation presidents in New Zealand and...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

Newcomer DISTRICT ATTORNEY has been producing some impressive workouts on the exercise track in recent weeks and appears ready for a winning debut in tomorrow's opening race, a 1000 metres round event for native-bred three-year-old maidens.By Adore...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western BureauFirst-time ISSA-WATA Ben Francis KO finalists, Petersfield High School and Charlemont High, will be seeking to make history this afternoon at the Juici Park Complex Clarendon. Both schools will be hunting their first piece of...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Peart, the head coach of dethroned Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC), says said his team will shrug off the disappointment of losing their last match and rise to the occasion when they meet Cornwall College in tomorrow's final of the...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 6:29 PMTanya Lee

So a few months ago I embarked on the idea of writing a children’s book as a follow-up to my adult motivational read, “The Winner Within.” I targeted aspiring athletes and young professionals in my first publication, but I found...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:24 AM

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, (CMC): Heavy focus will rest on the pitch as West Indies attempt to rid themselves of the demons of the nightmare India tour, when they face minnows Bangladesh in the opening Test here Today. For the first time in some while...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Greg Haughton, the Olympic and World Championships 400 metre bronze medallist, is right. Jamaica needs to attend to the mental preparation of our athletes. Haughton may well be right that with the departure of the incomparable Usain Bolt, the need...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Trainer Gary Subratie and jockey Dane Dawkins yesterday combined to post a rare hat-trick, upstaging the players locked in championship battles on the 10-race card. The jockey-trainer combination dominated races four to six, scoring with NUCLEAR...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

David Riley, member of the organising committee of this year's 16th staging of the Wesley Powell/Heart Institute of the Caribbean track and field meet, said they are expecting an exciting championships this year.The event, which is being sponsored...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

The GC Foster College duo of Garfield Gordon and Kelly-Ann Beckford continued their impressive form on the road this season as both were crowned male and female champions at Sunday's third staging of the Mico Pump It Up 5K road race, which started...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sports Minister Olivia 'Babsy' Grange has strongly defended her recently announced appointments to the Sports Development Foundation (SDF) board.Grange was responding to a press release, issued by Opposition Spokesperson on Sports Natalie Neita, who...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Two of the greatest players in the game's history have thrown their full support behind West Indies women, in their bid to win the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup on home soil.Sir Viv Richards, who is listed among the top five greatest cricketers of...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

The argument around which of the two prominent 'CC'-initialed schools is more deserving of the 'Real CC' moniker has raged on among Jamaicans for decades.That dispute may never truly be settled, but the debate will enter its latest chapter when the...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Dorothy Hobson, chairperson of Jamaica Women's cricket selection panel, does not think Jamaica is missing out on anything significant after the island did not get the opportunity to host a game in the current International Cricket Council (ICC) T20...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With the official start of the 2019 local track and field season in early January, comes another synthetic track at the home of one of the major high schools competing for championships honours.The Jamaica College family should be lauded for...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE final set of matches in the second round of the urban Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) schoolgirls netball competition will be played today at the Leila Robinson Courts, and with the semi-finals to be played next week Wednesday...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

A BETTER script couldn't have been written for this afternoon's 10-race card as the battles intensify in a gripping war between the top two barns at Caymanas Park.Anthony Thomas is separated by seven winners from his pursuer in the jockeys' standings...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Aaron Lawrence, coach of Frome Technical High, says his focus will be on his team and not on what Cornwall College have achieved over the past two weeks when the two schools clash this evening in the semi-finals of the ISSA/WATA...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

For the first time in six seasons the ISSA Digicel Manning Cup final will be contested without Jamaica College (JC), the 'Dark Blues' of Old Hope Road.St George's College, the 'Light Blues' from North Street, defeated JC College 2-1 in their semi-...

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