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Published:Monday | September 27, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) Competitions Committee Chairman Gregory Daley has removed himself from discussions regarding playoffs to determine a 12th team for the Jamaica Premier League next season. This decision follows Wadadah coach...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2021 | 12:09 AM

FOR local racing to once again have some level of intrigue, eager owners and dynamic race-by-race betting, the conditions system, which provides boring and costly ‘protectionism’, ranging from non-winners of two to four races, covering three to...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2021 | 12:09 AM

SOCHI, Russia (AP): To win his 100th Formula One (F1) race, Lewis Hamilton drew on much of his vast experience from the first 99. Hamilton used his overtaking skills, strategic thinking and driving skills in the rain to fight back from seventh...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2021 | 12:08 AM

LONDON, England (AP): Arsenal tore Tottenham apart with three goals in the opening 34 minutes in a 3-1 victory yesterday that extended their early-season recovery and completed a miserable September for their north London rivals in the English...

Published:Monday | September 27, 2021 | 12:08 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Olympian Alia Atkinson pulled in two wins on the latest leg of the International Swimming League (ISL). As the series continued in Naples, Italy, Atkinson triumphed in both the 50m and the 100m breaststroke events. It was her third such double of...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:08 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

Veteran coach Stephen Francis has confirmed that he is considering an opportunity to condition a top international female sprinter, at the request of Nike, the American sports goods manufacturer, which sponsors both Francis and the unnamed athlete...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:08 AMAudley Boyd - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A WATER break, as stated, is intended for that: drinking water and cooling down. Observation of such stoppages in the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) serves up many such scenarios: players drinking water. However, a major part of the cooling exercise...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AM

LONDON, (CMC): Reggae Boyz newcomers Michail Antonio and Ethan Pinnock were both on target in an action-packed English Premier League programme yesterday. Antonio, 31, grabbed a late winner for West Ham United in their 2-1 victory at Leeds United,...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AM

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Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

KING ARTHUR defied topweight 126lb for the second time within a month to beat CRIMSON by three-quarter length in yesterday’s Menudo at 10 furlongs. Presented in impeccable condition by Jason DaCosta, KING ARTHUR stalked EROY heading into the...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Waterhouse’s Shaqueil Bradford is coming into hot goalscoring form at the right time in his team’s quest for a third Jamaica Premier League title. Bradford’s 80th-minute strike, his fifth in four games, propelled Waterhouse to a 1-0 win over Mount...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Barbados are set to replace South Africa in the Sunshine Girls’ Tri-nation international series, which is scheduled to take place at the National Indoor Sports Centre next month. The series will be held from October 10-22. The Sunday Gleaner has...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Cavalier seem to be developing the habit of leaving it late to win Jamaica Premier League (JPL) games. Two weeks after Kyle Ming’s 84th-minute winner sent them into the semi-finals, it was second-half substitute Collin Anderson that produced...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Social Development Commission (SDC) National Community Twenty20 cricket competition has been suspended indefinitely in light of the Government of Jamaica’s new COVID-19 curfew restrictions. On Wednesday, September 15, Prime Minister Andrew...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Jamaican polo player Charles Chambers is already relishing the history created so far at the Butler International Cup in the United States of America (USA). However, he says that the team is ready to seize the biggest opportunity they have in...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMAudley Boyd - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL Jamaica Limited (PFJL) has signed on to a historic partnership with InStat that will massively improve access to Jamaica Premier League (JPL) statistical data of clubs, players and affiliated parties, plus exposure through...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) Chairman Christopher Williams says that the financial sustainability and universal professional structure of the top-flight clubs will be a major focus, as it prepares for the impending changes to...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:06 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): Brazil called up eight English Premier League (EPL) players yesterday for World Cup qualifiers while hoping to avoid a repeat of farcical scenes which saw health officials come on the field to interrupt the team’s match against...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:06 AM

SHARJAH (CMC): West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo earned the Player-of-the-Match award for a match-changing spell that lifted Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to a six-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott - Gleaner Writer

Cavalier technical director Rudolph Speid has revealed that he will be taking a cautious approach when his team faces Tivoli Gardens in their Jamaica Premier League (JPL) first-leg semi-final match today at the UWI-JFF/Captain Horace Burrell Centre...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMAinsley Walters - Gleaner Writer -

FURTHER AND BEYOND kicked off the derby home turn like a winner on August 7, but his stamina limitations were exposed inside the final half-furlong where CALCULUS and BILLY WHIZZ, who he had seemingly left for dead at the top of the lane, rallied...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott - Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse and Mount Pleasant meet in the first leg of their Jamaica Premier League (JPL) semi-final today at 2.30 p.m. at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence, and both coaches say they have been boosted by their teams’...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMAudley Boyd - Gleaner Writer

FOR nearly two years, football players could not kick a ball. Coaches could not earn a salary. And clubs, even now, are unable to generate financial returns on home grounds as a venue. Football, as we know it, got a real kick-about. Within the past...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:05 AM

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC): Queensland Firebirds head coachMegan Anderson said she was excited about the immediate future after ace Jamaica Sunshine Girls goal shooter Romelda Aiken re-signed with the club in the Super Netball League. Aiken, 33,...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:05 AM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): West Indies Women’s head coach Courtney Walsh said losing the One-day International home series against South Africa Women was a setback to his side’s plans for the Women’s World Cup qualifiers later in the year. The...

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