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Published:Tuesday | April 30, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite not winning an individual gold medal at the recent Carifta Swimming Championship, which was held in Barbados, Giani Francis was proud to see her hard work pay off. One of Jamaica’s outstanding performers in the 11-12 age category, she was...

Published:Monday | April 29, 2019 | 12:29 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

Fans of local football will have a lot of questions answered this evening when the 2018-2019 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season comes to an end with the final in the second game of a double-header at 8:35 p.m. at the National Stadium. Mount...

Published:Monday | April 29, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) president Martin Lyn says that youngster Zaneta Alvaranga is not the only promise Jamaica has in swimming. Alvaranga impressed at the just-concluded Carifta Swim Championships in Barbados last week,...

Published:Monday | April 29, 2019 | 12:26 AM

BAKU, Azerbaijan (CMC): Valtteri Bottas captured the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and Lewis Hamilton placed second as Mercedes set an all-time record of four consecutive one-twos at the start of a season. Sebastian Vettel finished third and teammate...

Published:Monday | April 29, 2019 | 12:26 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): David De Gea made his latest mistake to cost Manchester United more points in their 1-1 draw against Chelsea in the English Premier League (EPL) yesterday. The United goalkeeper has come under pressure in recent weeks and...

Published:Monday | April 29, 2019 | 12:25 AM

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Cricket West Indies (CWI) ­president Ricky Skerritt has defended the decision to use the facilities at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus to host a two-week training camp for the regional side. The...

Published:Monday | April 29, 2019 | 12:25 AM

The announcement of the Windies 15-man squad for the upcoming ICC World Cup was preceded by region-wide speculation, discussions, and debates as to which players would be included for the trip to England for the May 30 to July 14 spectacle....

Published:Monday | April 29, 2019 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

International range master George Jones said the equipment that was used at Jamaica International Pistol Tournament, a two-day event that ended on Saturday, is outdated and needs urgent attention. Jones, an American, has been a range master since...

Published:Monday | April 29, 2019 | 12:09 AM

Portmore United captain Rosario Harriott says that in the three games they have played against Waterhouse FC this season in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), they have found the going tough, with all ending in draws. He expects things to be no...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 2:27 AMRaymond Graham - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: Calabar High School were the toast among high school boys on yesterday’s final day of competition at the 125th staging of the Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field, successfully...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:31 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Michael Ricketts says he is ready, if necessary, to promote more women to leadership roles within the organisation. This in a effort to ensure that the legacy of the historic Reggae Girlz FIFA...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:31 AM

Boys’ Town FC will look to ride on the prowess of former national striker veteran Jermain ‘Tuffy’ Anderson to get past Real Mona FC when the teams clash in the feature match of the Magnum JN KSAFA Super League quarter-final double-header at...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:27 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Newly named West Indies head coach Floyd Reifer believes if the West Indies are to win the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup in England, a lot will depend on the performances of those ‘X factors’ and the bowling department...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:23 AMHubert Lawrence - Sunday Gleaner Writer

In the 40 years since the high school girls shot put was first contested at the world-renowned Penn Relays, only two Jamaican throwers had ever won the event. That changed on Friday as Danielle Sloley of Immaculate Conception High braved cold...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:23 AM

LONDON (AP): Tottenham were beaten for the first time in their new stadium, losing 1-0 against West Ham in the Premier League yesterday to hurt their chances of finishing in the Champions League qualifying positions. Michail Antonio became the...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:22 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC): Left-hander Evin Lewis secured his first taste of Indian Premier League action this season in a welcome boost to his form ahead of the ICC World Cup next month, when he turned out for Mumbai Indians in a 46-run victory over...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Portmore United and last season’s beaten finalist, Waterhouse, have met three times during the regular season of the 2018-2019 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) campaign, with all three matches ending in draws. Tomorrow, the...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 2:42 PMRaymond Graham

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania:  Kingston College standout Wayne Pinnock secured back-to-back win in the High School Boys Championships of America long jump event at the Penn Relays, after leaping to a winning distance of 7.87m. The...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 2:36 PMRaymond Graham

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania  St Jago High school picked up their first win in 12 years in the High School Boys Championships of America 4x100m relay today at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, after a big upset over favourites Kingston...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 2:22 PMRaymond Graham

Pre-race favourite, Romel Plummer of Kingston College, had to settle for second in the Championships of America, High School Boy's 400m hurdles at Penn Relays in Philadelphia, USA. Competing in cold conditions, ...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 1:17 PM

ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships 4x400m champions Excelsior High, lead five Jamaican teams into the final of the High School Championships of America 4x400m relay, following preliminary round action earlier today...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 12:18 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Edwin Allen High School stole the show at yesterday’s second and penultimate day at the 125th staging of the Penn Relays (Penns) at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with their young 4x100m relay team giving...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 12:17 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

MASTER OF HALL’s running style and finishing speed are tailor-made for this afternoon’s Bonnie Blue Flag Trophy, an open allowance at nine furlongs and 25 yards. At 110lb, sharing bottom weight with stablemate PAKMAN, a no-hoper whose only role is...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The opening day of the Jamaica International Pistol Tournament took place at the Jamaica Rifle Association base on Mountain View Avenue yesterday. Jamaica’s three competitors on the day, Yeonnie Campbell, Greg Henry, and Paul Dixon, were hoping to...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 12:15 AM

The new Cricket West Indies selection panel has finally named the squad for the upcoming ICC World Cup. We were the last team to come up with a squad, and you can forgive me for feeling that there would have been a few grand surprises. After all,...

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