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Published:Saturday | January 28, 2023 | 1:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

National under-17 coach Merron Gordon says he is going ahead with his plans without three top talents for next month’s Concacaf Under-17 Championship in Guatemala. Birmingham City striker Cameron Eubank along with Rangers FC player Zak Lovelace and...

Published:Friday | January 27, 2023 | 12:45 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

All the talk about a possible withdrawal from the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) from newcomers Chapelton Maroons has gone out the door, as the club is set to have their new coach when the second round of matches kicks off on February 12. Brazilian...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2023 | 1:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE SPORT of hockey is set to get a shot in the arm come the middle of this year, with the Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF) set to host the Pan American Confederation Hockey5s World Cup qualifiers in early June. President of the JHF, Fabian Stewart...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2023 | 1:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA SCORPIONS coach Andrew Richardson used a number of adjectives to describe new fast-bowling sensation Ojay Shields, who was named among 13 players to represent Jamaica in the upcoming regional four-day championships in Antigua next month....

Published:Tuesday | January 24, 2023 | 1:34 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Following their $200,000 fine and six points deduction for failing to show up for their Jamaica Premier League (JPL) game against Mount Pleasant Academy on Sunday, Chapelton Maroons are crying foul following the latest developments. Assistant coach...

Published:Tuesday | January 24, 2023 | 1:28 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Right-arm leg-spinning all-rounder Abhijai Mansingh and fast bowler Ojay Shields are the only new faces named in a 13-man Jamaica Scorpions squad for the first two rounds of the upcoming Regional Four-Day Championship. The Jamaica Scorpions are...

Published:Monday | January 23, 2023 | 6:42 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

After seven rounds of games in the Jamaica Women’s Premier League (JWPL), just over 200 goals have already been scored, with 17-year-old Excelsior student Shaniel Buckley responsible for 19 of those goals so far. She is currently the league’s...

Published:Monday | January 23, 2023 | 6:35 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It wasn’t the prettiest of games, but home side Humble Lion did just enough to see off Portmore United 1-0 in their Jamaica Premier League (JPL) 11th-round clash at the Effortville Community Centre yesterday. Andrew Vanzie eventually broke down a...

Published:Monday | January 23, 2023 | 6:32 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The goals just continue to flow for Xavier Gilbert and his Frazsiers Whip team, which continued their winning streak in the Jamaica Women’s Premier League last Saturday following a 9-0 hammering of Royal Lakes in their cross-zone encounter at Royal...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2023 | 1:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The last time Trinidadian pacer Shannon Gabriel bowled a ball in a Test match for the West Indies was November in the year 2021, with the strapping speedster only sending down four overs in the second innings of the Test, which the regional side...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2023 | 1:05 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

INTERIM WEST Indies coach Andre Coley says he is fixed on getting things right in the next couple of months rather than considering permanently taking over the West Indies senior coaching job. The 48-year-old Coley told reporters at a virtual press...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2023 | 12:59 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

WEST INDIES great, Brian Lara, with almost 12,000 Test runs and countless batting records to show, has come out to suggest that role models are critical to the survival of West Indies cricket. The thousands of adoring, cricket-loving fans who...

Published:Wednesday | January 18, 2023 | 12:51 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

DESPITE LOSING all three games against the Young Genius Cricket Academy out of Florida, coach Raymond Hart says there was a lot to take away from the Jamaica U15 select team’s performance in the series. Nineteen youngsters ranging from ages 11-14...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2023 | 1:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Openers Leroy Lugg and Kirk McKenzie, along with wicketkeeper-batsman Aldane Thomas, all hit centuries during the latest Jamaica Scorpions four-day practice match which ended at the weekend at Kensington Park. Thomas was the first to get to three...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2023 | 12:34 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Makka Beach in New Haven, St Thomas, was the location for the first event of 2023 for the Jamaica Surfing Association (JSA) following the opening League qualifiers last Saturday Elishama Beckford was in top form, as he turned on the style to...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2023 | 1:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The parish of St Elizabeth is known as a cricket-loving community and the fans of the sport turned out in their numbers to witness two West Indian legends of the sport, Brian Lara and Chris Gayle, showcase their talent once again at the Treasure...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2023 | 1:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

William Knibbs was a relieved man after finding out late that he was one of the top 54 players who will contest the remaining rounds following day two action at the Latin America Amateur Championships under way in Puerto Rico yesterday. After...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2023 | 1:02 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

On an opening day where 27 golfers chalked up red numbers, the Jamaican pair of William Knibbs and Justin Burrowes had mixed results following the first round of the par 72 Latin America Amateur Golf Championship (LAAC) being played in Puerto Rico...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2023 | 12:54 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The first round of matches in this season’s West Indies Cricket Championship comes up in a couple of weeks and head coach of the Jamaica Scorpions Andrew Richardson and his assistant Nikita Miller are plotting a course to see whether the limited...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2023 | 1:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

WITH NINE rounds of matches contested in this season’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL), clubs in the lower half of the table are eagerly anticipating moves in January’s transfer window to bolster their chances of advancing up the league table. Bottom...

Published:Wednesday | January 11, 2023 | 1:15 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

THE 2022 winner of the Latin America Amateur golf Championship (LAAC) came from the tiny island of Cayman, and Jamaicans Justin Burrowes and William Knibbs are feeling confident they can pull off a similar feat when the tournament gets under way...

Published:Wednesday | January 11, 2023 | 1:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

IT HAS just been two years since Jamaica College student Nathaniel Bailey decided he wanted to test the waters with regard to the sport of surfing and the youngster is already creating waves internationally. Bailey was among 28 surfers who received...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2023 | 1:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Devonti Hodges was just four months old when his father, Devon Hodges, set the record for the most goals in a Premier League game in Jamaica. Devon Hodges scored 10 times for Rivoli United in a 15-0 hammering of Invaders back in the 2004-2005...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2023 | 1:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Opener Leroy Lugg and spinners Patrick Harty and Jamie Merchant all showed good form following the rain-curtailed Jamaica Scorpions’ four-day practice match which ended at Chedwin Park on Sunday. The burly right-hander Lugg hit an impressive 159...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2023 | 1:05 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It is no secret that Vere United are having a goal-scoring problem in this year’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL). On Sunday, the Clarendon-based Vere chalked up their sixth draw of the campaign in a 0-0 stalemate with newcomers and neighbours...

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