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Published:Tuesday | October 20, 2020 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Football agent Horane Brown of Jasports Multimedia says that local clubs should lower their expectations when it comes to negotiating transfer fees for players who are seeking to ply their trade overseas. Brown, who represents players from Arnett...

Published:Monday | October 19, 2020 | 7:30 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

With the absence of National champion William Knibbs, Justin Burrowes got back to winning ways as he claimed the title at the two-day Jamaica Golf Association Heroes Weekend Classic at the Constant Spring Golf Club in St Andrew yesterday. Burrowes...

Published:Saturday | October 17, 2020 | 12:14 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican opener John Campbell was named among a squad of 15 players for the two-Test tour of New Zealand next month. Lead selector Roger Harper said Campbell, who scored just 84 runs in six innings in the recent tour of England, got the approval...

Published:Friday | October 16, 2020 | 12:15 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It was his first competitive game since January of this year, but Chris Gayle showed little rust as the self-titled ‘Universe Boss’ came up trumps with the bat to help lead the Kings XI Punjab to an eight-wicket win over the Royal Challengers...

Published:Saturday | October 10, 2020 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica and West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor is set to continue her foray in the Australia Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) as she has signed on for a second season to play for the Adelaide Strikers. Taylor, 29 years old, is set to feature much...

Published:Friday | October 9, 2020 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Four-time Sol Rally Barbados champion Jeffrey Panton is set for a return as he has been confirmed to take part in this year’s event, which runs from October 31 to November 1. Panton, who crashed at last year’s event, says he is a little less...

Published:Thursday | October 8, 2020 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Chief Executive Officer Courtney Francis says that the national club competition, the Senior Cup, could start in February if the association gets the approval from the Ministry of Health and Wellness. Francis told...

Published:Thursday | October 8, 2020 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Government of Jamaica through the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport says they will continue to give their backing to the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise, the Jamaica Tallawahs, despite a topsy-turvy 2020 season. The...

Published:Tuesday | October 6, 2020 | 6:23 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

For the first time since his appointment, new West Indies women’s coach Courtney Walsh faced the regional and international media in a press conference yesterday. The legendary fast bowler is optimistic about the task that lies ahead. Walsh, 57...

Published:Monday | October 5, 2020 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former West Indies women’s cricket team head coach Sherwin Campbell says the team’s new head coach, Courtney Walsh, has much work to do if he is to improve on the team’s recent poor performances. The legendary fast bowler was confirmed as the new...

Published:Saturday | October 3, 2020 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former national cricket coach Junior Bennett says a holistic approach to women’s cricket in the region needs to be implemented urgently to improve the sport at the international level. Bennett made the comments after the West Indies Women’s team...

Published:Thursday | October 1, 2020 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies women’s team will leave the UK empty-handed after they lost the fifth and final T20 International against England by three wickets in their rain-affected encounter in Derby yesterday. The inclement weather only allowed for a first-...

Published:Wednesday | September 30, 2020 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

With the series already done and dusted, the West Indies Women will enter today’s final T20 against their English counterparts, hoping to avoid a dreaded five-nil whitewash when the teams clash in Derby at midday. The Stafanie Taylor-led Windies...

Published:Tuesday | September 29, 2020 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies women’s cricket team continues to find the going tough on their England tour as they succumbed to the hosts by 44 runs in the fourth Twenty20 (T20) International at the Incora County Ground in Derby yesterday. The regional side was...

Published:Saturday | September 26, 2020 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies Women will try to avoid a series loss to their English counterparts when the sides meet in the third Twenty20 International in Derby, England, today at 7 a.m. Jamaica time. The regional girls trail England 2-0 in the five-match...

Published:Tuesday | September 22, 2020 | 12:13 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Barbadian Deandra Dottin showed a glimpse of her power-hitting prowess. However, her half-century was not enough to prevent the West Indies Women from going down by 47 runs to hosts England Women in the opening Twenty20 (T20) International game in...

Published:Monday | September 21, 2020 | 12:14 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies Women Interim head coach Andre Coley says his charges will need to show up with the bat in a significant way if his side is to challenge England in the Vitality Twenty20 (T20) International series, which gets under way with the first...

Published:Friday | September 18, 2020 | 12:14 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

While still in the infancy of his coaching career, Jamaican Nikita Miller has already tasted success through his involvement with the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), which ended last week. A left-arm spinner in...

Published:Wednesday | September 16, 2020 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

There is good news on the local golfing front, as the flagship tournament for the Jamaica Golf Association (JGA), the Jamaica Open, is set to tee off in December at the Tryall Golf Club in Hanover. The latest development was confirmed by the...

Published:Wednesday | September 9, 2020 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It may sound like a broken record, but the reality is evident, as once again, the Jamaica Tallawahs’ batting unit showed its fragility, as they succumbed to a disciplined Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) by nine wickets in the first semi-final of the...

Published:Tuesday | September 8, 2020 | 12:27 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The slate has been wiped clean and the top four teams in this year’s truncated Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will battle in today’s semi-final double-header, to decide who will face off for the title on September 10. All local eyes will be fixed...

Published:Monday | September 7, 2020 | 12:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

In one of the most dramatic batting collapses in Caribbean Premier League history, the Jamaica Tallawahs somehow managed to throw away a winning position to go down by 11 runs to the St Lucia Zouks in the final preliminary-round game of the...

Published:Saturday | September 5, 2020 | 12:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The cricket gods have smiled on the Jamaica Tallawahs this season, as the franchise will play in the final four of the competition, even if they should lose their remaining two matches. Following the elimination of defending champions the Barbados...

Published:Friday | September 4, 2020 | 12:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs have qualified for the semi-finals of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) despite their encounter with the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots being abandoned due to rain yesterday. The Jamaican franchise, who are in fourth position on...

Published:Friday | September 4, 2020 | 12:19 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies senior women’s vice-captain Deandra Dottin believes that the regional side has a good chance of securing a series win against England in its five T20 Internationals series from September 21-30, at the Incora County Ground, Derby. The...

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