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Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 8:18 PM

LONDON, (CMC): Former Test captain Jason Holder has been named as one of Wisden’s five Cricketers-of-the-Year. The 29-year-old joins Englishmen Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley and Darren Stevens, along with Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan on the prestigious...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:47 AM

Diver Yona Knight-Wisdom says he can once again train with purpose after it was announced that the cancellation of the Olympic Games qualifier, the FINA Diving World Cup, was overturned. The Diving World Cup was due to take place in Tokyo, Japan,...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:47 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With some of the region’s top nations expected to field weakened teams at this year’s Concacaf Gold Cup tournament, local football insiders, while pointing out a possible advantage for Jamaica, are warning Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore Whitmore...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:47 AM

LONDON (CMC): Reggae Boy Jamal Lowe notched his 12th league goal of the season yesterday as he helped Swansea City cut the gap to the automatic promotion places with a 2-0 victory at Hillsborough where Sheffield Wednesday suffered another heavy...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:45 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC): West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell snatched his first ever five-wicket haul in Twenty20s but then failed again with the bat, as Kolkata Knight Riders botched a straightforward run chase to slump to a 10-run loss to Kieron...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:44 AM

PARIS (AP): Paris Saint-Germain did just enough to knock defending champions Bayern Munich out of the Champions League and reach the semi-finals for the second straight season, losing a tense match 1-0 yesterday to advance on away goals from the...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:41 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In January, newly elected Jamaica Weightlifting Federation (JWF) president, Mark Broomfield, relaunched the association and declared that his short-term objective is to re-establish the sport locally and restore the country’s prominence regionally...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:40 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s male athletes could win five medals in athletics at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. That’s the early prediction from the respected US journal, TRACK AND FIELD NEWS. The prediction appeared on the magazine’s website yesterday and...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:40 AM

MADRID (AP): Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has tested positive for the coronavirus, the club said yesterday. Ramos had already been ruled out of today’s second leg against Liverpool in the Champions League quarter-finals because of a muscle...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:39 AM

MIAMI (AP): This year’s Concacaf Gold Cup final will be played on August 1 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Most top players are expected to skip the tournament, which starts on July 10. The Confederation of North and Central American and...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 1:20 PM

Miami, FL: Concacaf has announced that the Final of the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup – the 16th edition of the region’s flagship men’s international competition, has been awarded to Las Vegas and Allegiant Stadium, the destination...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After meeting the Olympics ‘B’ qualifying standard for the 200m medley recently, national swimmer Keanan Dols jumped ahead of Michael Gunning for the Jamaica Olympic Association’s (JOA) allocated spot at the Tokyo Olympics in July. Dols clocked 2:...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

General Secretary Dalton Wint said it is going to cost the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) over a billion dollars to sustain the national men’s programme during the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers which start in September. The Reggae Boyz...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 12:16 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Simon Tomlinson and Kane Watson will start their bid for Olympic table tennis glory today. They are among 27 men with the same goal at the five-day Latin American Singles Olympic Qualification tournament in Rosario, Argentina. Tomlinson is seeded...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 12:15 AM

MUMBAI, India (CMC): Veteran Chris Gayle was good enough for a cameo, but West Indies teammate Nicholas Pooran suffered the indignity of a first-ball ‘duck’ as Punjab Kings withstood a fierce challenge from Rajasthan Royals to eke out a four-win...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Referees Department head Victor Stewart says that despite no activity in local football for over a year, Jamaican referees are continuing to make what he describes as “great strides” internationally. Referees...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:19 AMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor

Concacaf President Victor Montagliani has warned member associations and their clubs to not use the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse for not getting in line with its mandates on professionalism. This mandate sets out that all clubs within Concacaf...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment General Manager Lorna Gooden says the resanding of the track at Caymanas Park will be done to international standard. The three-day project began yesterday and no work-out of horses will take place in that...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:16 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC): West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell had very little impact, but his Chennai Super Kings (CSK) still did enough to pull off a 10-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their opening game of the Indian Premier League here...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:14 AM

LONDON, England (AP): A season that provided the flickers of a title challenge is now turning into the worst of Jose Mourinho’s managerial career. Of all the managers to inflict Tottenham’s 10th loss of the English Premier League (EPL) season, it...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:12 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Long jumper Chanice Porter was delighted to get a personal best in her first outdoor meet of the season on Friday. However, she limped out of the pit at the Spec Towns Invitational in Athens, Georgia, with an ankle niggle that has her concerned....

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 9:04 PM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Ricky Skerritt was returned unopposed as president of Cricket West Indies (CWI) along with vice-president Dr Kishore Shallow at the regional governing body's annual general meeting (AGM) on Sunday. They are now set to...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 12:09 AM

TO fully understand the umbrella impact that any particular system of racing, herein after called the ‘product’, has on the entire horse-racing industry, from agricultural (breeder) to betting, and the many groups between, it must be immediately...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 12:09 AM

MADRID (AP): Real Madrid continued their impressive run yesterday, going top of the Spanish league with a 2-1 win over Barcelona in what may have been Lionel Messi's last league clásico. The victory in pouring rain in the Spanish capital, left...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 12:08 AM

MUMBAI, India, (CMC): Not even a miserly spell from veteran West Indies all-rounder, Dwayne Bravo, could save Chennai Super Kings from a seven-wicket defeat to Shimron Hetmyer’s Delhi Capitals in the second game of the Indian Premier League here...

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