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Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Two-kilo claiming apprentice, Oneil Scott, yesterday rode the first three-timer of his career, three weeks before time runs out on him and his batchmates, whose weight allowances expire on September 26.Scott, who won astride LAGUNA POINT on Sunday,...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

EL SEGUNDO, California (AP):The Los Angeles Lakers waived forward Luol Deng yesterday just over two years after signing him to a four-year, US$72 million free-agent contract.The Lakers didn't disclose the details of a probable buyout with Deng, but...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Aisha Praught-Leer continued her amazing 2018 season by breaking her national record in the women's 3000 metres steeplechase at IAAF Diamond League final in Brussels on Friday. She believes it has positioned her to do well next season when there...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MONZA, Italy (CMC):Reigning World champion Lewis Hamilton will start from second row of the grid for today's Italian Grand Prix after Kimi Raikkonen produced the fastest lap in Formula One history to snatch pole in final qualifying here yesterday....

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):Karim Benzema scored twice to lead Real Madrid over Leganes 4-1 in the Spanish league yesterday, including one goal awarded by an overrule from the video assistant referee.At 1-1 in the 48th minute and with Leganes holding...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Five-time major champion Maria Sharapova improved to 23-0 in US Open night matches and returned to the fourth round yesterday by beating No. 10 seed Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-2.The 22nd-seeded Sharapova got plenty of help: 2017 French...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:31 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Wayne Shaw, president of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA), says that there were massive improvements in the play during this year's Under-13 and Under-15 competitions.Shaw said that he was very impressed by the technical...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:13 AM

Earlier this week, journalist Amelia Gentleman of The Guardian wrote another story on the Windrush saga about a boxer trapped in Jamaica for 13 years after not being allowed to return to Britain. The piece clearly articulated what I consider the...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:13 AM

UEFA plans to start using video review to help referees at next year's Super Cup.The often-controversial technology is unlikely to be used for this season's Champions League, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said yesterday."For now, it doesn't look...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:13 AM

MONACO (AP):Seven-time European champion AC Milan's reward for being reinstated in the Europa League includes a trip to Luxembourg.Milan, which won a Court of Arbitration for Sport appeal to overturn expulsion for breaking financial rules, was drawn...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:12 AM

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has called for calm and is playing down talks about his team's title chances.Spurs have won all three of their games in the Premier League so far, including a massive 3-0 win at Manchester United on Monday,...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:11 AM

Another season, another round of drama for the Manchester United faithful as newly embattled coach Jose Mourinho is off to a shaky start with just one win from three matches. Most distressing of all was a demoralising 3-0 defeat at Old Trafford...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:10 AM

Ryan Giggs is backing Real Madrid star Gareth Bale to fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo's departure to Juventus.Ronaldo moved to the Italian champions over the summer in a US$130 million deal, but Giggs believes that Bale, who took his...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:09 AM

GOSFORD, Australia (AP):Usain Bolt's football debut for the Central Coast Mariners yesterday lasted about 20 minutes against an amateur local team and with almost 10,000 people in the crowd.The eight-time Olympic gold medallist is trying to become a...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Discarded national striker Newton Sterling says the need for more playing time is what prompted his move from Arnett Gardens to rivals Tivoli Gardens ahead of this season's Red Stripe Premier League competition.The 33-year-old Sterling, who spent...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Azizi Johnson and Tsenaye Lewis came within a whisker of gold at the Caribbean Region Mini and Pre-Cadet Table Tennis Championships on Wednesday in the Dominican Republic. Playing in the final of the Under-11 mixed doubles, Johnson and Lewis lost a...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):England's tour of the Caribbean next year will be its biggest tour of the region in a decade, comprising three Test matches, five One Day Internationals (ODIs), and three T20Is.During the two-month tour, which begins in...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

After becoming the first Jamaican to win a Diamond League trophy in a field event, Fedrick Dacres is already looking forward to repeating the feat next season after winning big in Brussels yesterday.The national record holder sailed the disc to 68....

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

SIX-furlong specialist SHINING LIGHT has only speedy POLLY B to fear in this afternoon's third race, a $1 million claiming event with a spread down to $850,000, which has attracted no-hopers such as Oneil Markland's VIJEETA and YOLOVE, horses who...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica High School Alumni Sporting Network (JHSASN) is this weekend celebrating 10 years of action in its high school alumni football and netball tournament.Activities begin today with the JHSASN...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

ACKEEM LAWRENCE believes that he has the formula to change silver into gold at the International Sports Karate Association (ISKA) Amateur Members Association World Championships."It's all in the weight," he said, explaining his approach for the...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

If I live to be as old as Methuselah, I will never quite understand Jamaican people. We are prone to take some highly irrational positions on some subjects that are nothing short of flabbergasting. The latest uproar in some quarters against Usain...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BEIJING, China:Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has described the sports co-operation agreement which she signed in the Chinese capital yesterday as "historic and extremely beneficial". Minister Grange and the...

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