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Published:Friday | January 22, 2021 | 12:14 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP): Liverpool’s 68-match unbeaten streak at Anfield in the English Premier League ended with a 1-0 loss to Burnley yesterday in the latest setback of a fading title defence. Ashley Barnes scored from the penalty spot in the...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2021 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Sports management expert Carole Beckford says that she is encouraged by the initial discussions between the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and the national senior men’s team as they work towards reaching an agreement on long-term deals ahead of...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Chairman Solomon Sharpe says that the number of race days for this year has been increased from 80 to 85. Plans are also being made for an increase in purse this season. “For the past few years we have been...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2021 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) First Vice-President Ian Forbes says that a time table has not been finalised for the approval of permits to host track meets, despite dialogue with the Ministries of Health and Wellness, and...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2021 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies assistant coach Corey Collymore says Jamaican all-rounder Chinelle Henry can develop into something special in the international women’s game. Collymore, Henry, and the rest of the West Indies women’s squad are now in Antigua at a...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Cavalier and Harbour View midfielder Andrew Williams, not to be confused with Andy ‘Bomber’ Williams, passed away on Monday after a long illness. Williams was an influential player throughout the 1990s, and also represented Jamaica on...

Published:Thursday | January 21, 2021 | 7:54 PMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer -

The West Indies will be hoping that they can avoid five straight One-Day International (ODI) losses in a row when they face Bangladesh in the second game of the three-match series on Friday at 12:30 a.m. Jamaica time. Once again, the spin-friendly...

Published:Thursday | January 21, 2021 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Omar Hawes, head coach of the newly formed Calabar-based Legacy Athletics, believes that the club has assembled an impressive group of athletes as they seek to establish themselves as one of the top track and field outfits in the world. Legacy...

Published:Thursday | January 21, 2021 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA), Wayne Shaw, said the football fraternity has lost a mentor and father figure with the passing of Constant Spring Football Club founder Maurice ‘Danny’ Lyn, who passed away...

Published:Thursday | January 21, 2021 | 12:15 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

As national rower Shahiede Patterson refocuses his efforts to qualify for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games, he says that the unexpected additional preparation time has left him in a better position to challenge for that historic spot. At this...

Published:Thursday | January 21, 2021 | 12:14 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP): Shakib Al Hasan claimed 4-8 on his return to international cricket as Bangladesh made a winning start to the three-match ODI series by beating West Indies by six wickets in the opening game yesterday. All-rounder Shakib was...

Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2021 | 10:49 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh, (CMC): Under-strength West Indies produced a limp batting performance to slump to a six-wicket defeat to Bangladesh in the opening One-Day International of the three-match series here Wednesday. A side featuring six debutants...

Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2021 | 12:18 AM

Netball Jamaica president, Tricia Robinson, said it is important that local competitions resume early this year, so that the local-based members of the Sunshine Girls can remain active and sharp. The Sunshine Girls last played competitively in...

Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2021 | 12:18 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC): Interim captain Jason Mohammed has cited self-belief as critical to West Indies’ chances as they prepare to face Bangladesh in the opening One-Day International of the three-match series, which start early Wednesday morning...

Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2021 | 12:17 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National bobsledder Carrie Russell says that while the opening-round disqualification at the Women’s Monobob World Series was a setback, it gave her extra motivation throughout the rest of the competition, which eventually led to her first win of...

Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Two separate Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) annual general meetings (AGM) were set on Saturday, following separate special general meetings (SGM) by rival fractions, led by incumbent Godfrey Lothian and challenger Andrew Lue. While Lothian...

Published:Tuesday | January 19, 2021 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A number of sporting associations are of the view that the move by the Government to initiate dialogue with them for the return of sports means that they are a step closer to that reality. Sports have been halted for nearly a year because of the...

Published:Tuesday | January 19, 2021 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

As national rower Shahiede Patterson refocuses his efforts to qualify for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games, he says that the unexpected additional preparation time has left him in a better position to challenge for that debut Olympic berth. At...

Published:Tuesday | January 19, 2021 | 12:10 AM

The issue regarding the number of delegates allowed votes at the Congress of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is under review for change. This was announced by JFF President Michael Ricketts at the annual general meeting (AGM) held in St Mary...

Published:Tuesday | January 19, 2021 | 12:09 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Newly appointed West Indies Under-19s head coach Floyd Reifer says his vision is not simply to develop a strong cadre of players, but to transform the next generation of cricketers into elite athletes. The former West...

Published:Monday | January 18, 2021 | 12:15 AM

President Michael Ricketts says the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has reduced its debt of nearly $300 million to $238 million as of December 2020. Ricketts made the announcement at the JFF’s Annual General Meeting in St Mary on Saturday. “We...

Published:Monday | January 18, 2021 | 12:12 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP): Manchester United stayed top of the English Premier League after drawing 0-0 with Liverpool and extending the champion’s winless run to four matches yesterday. Liverpool haven’t gone as long without a win since 2017, but...

Published:Monday | January 18, 2021 | 12:09 AM

(AP): A further 25 tennis players were forced into quarantine in Australia ahead of the season’s first tennis major after another positive coronavirus test on a charter flight, taking the total number of competitors isolating in hotel rooms to 72...

Published:Monday | January 18, 2021 | 12:08 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Dr Akshai Mansingh, a member of Cricket West Indies’ (CWI) medical advisory committee, believes leg-spinning all-rounder Hayden Walsh Jr contracted COVID-19 before he left the Caribbean. The Jamaican, also a CWI director...

Published:Monday | January 18, 2021 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Cricket West Indies (CWI) Chief Executive Officer Johnny Grave says that the return to international cricket in the region for 2021 could involve Jamaica. As the West Indies prepare to start their tour of Bangladesh with the first of three One-Day...

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