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Published:Tuesday | September 27, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) President Keith Wellington says they will continue to keep a close watch on the adverse weather affecting the island while confirming that some daCosta Cup matches were granted the greenlight to go...

Published:Tuesday | September 27, 2022 | 12:10 AM

TORONTO, Canada (CMC): Ace jockey Patrick Husbands emerged from the weekend at Woodbine racetrack with stakes honours and victory in a CAN$123,000 race, while Juan Crawford won for trainer Ricky Griffith and Tedston Holder also tasted success, as...

Published:Tuesday | September 27, 2022 | 12:10 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

When legendary West Indies Women’s player Deandra Dottin surprisingly announced her retirement from international cricket last month, many felt that the regional side would have a huge void to fill with regard to the proliferation of runs that the...

Published:Tuesday | September 27, 2022 | 12:09 AM

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP): Part one of the healing process is complete for Italy. Looking to regain respect after failing to qualify for a second straight World Cup, the Azzurri advanced to next year’s finals tournament in the Nations League by...

Published:Tuesday | September 27, 2022 | 12:08 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It has been just under a month that fans have witnessed some enthralling T20 cricket action right here in the Caribbean, but soon, the final four will be whittled down to the last two as the knock-out stage of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL)...

Published:Tuesday | September 27, 2022 | 12:08 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

With Jamaican Aiko Jones doing her part to steady the ship when needed, the University of Louisville rolled past two conference rivals last weekend. Jones served with deadly intent and blocked with purpose as Louisville swept both the University of...

Published:Tuesday | September 27, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The first step in new national senior men’s head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson’s journey with the Reggae Boyz begins tonight when they face the two-time World Cup champions Argentina at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey at 7 p.m. Jamaica time. Electing to...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 6:59 PM

Only eight matches will be played in the ISSA/Digicel daCosta Cup tomorrow, Tuesday, September 27, all scheduled to kick off at 3:30 pm. In a release today, the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) said the other games down for...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 6:18 PM

The Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) has postponed all Manning Cup matches slated for tomorrow, Tuesday September, 27, because of the severe weather caused by Hurricane Ian. In a release today, ISSA, rescheduled three of tomorrow's...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 12:12 AM

PARIS (AP): Croatia and the Netherlands finished warming up for the World Cup in style yesterday by winning their last Nations League games to qualify for the Final Four tournament next year. Croatia topped Group A1 by winning 3-1 in Austria to...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The West Indies Women’s team avoided the dreaded sweep as they were able to chalk up a four-wicket win over New Zealand (NZ) in the third and final One Day International (ODI) in Antigua and Barbuda yesterday to finish the series 2-1. It was former...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 12:11 AM

BERLIN (AP): Two teams with battered pride face each other at Wembley Stadium today as England host Germany for a World Cup audition in the Nations League. England are already certain to finish bottom of Group A3 and drop out of the top tier of the...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 12:11 AM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC: A wet outfield caused by rain forced organisers to scrap yesterday’s Caribbean Premier League clash between Jamaica Tallawahs and St Lucia Kings at the Guyana National Stadium. The no-result saw both teams pick up a single...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 12:11 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

DOWN-IN-CLASS speedster RUNAWAY ALGO made short work of yesterday’s Bridge 99FM feature race for overnight-allowance runners, going gate-to-wire in the seven and a half furlong event. A prospect for the US$125,000 Mouttet Mile on December 3, the...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 12:10 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau Stakeholders involved in last Saturday’s second edition of the Tryall-CUMI (Community for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill) Charity Golf Tournament at the Tryall Golf Course in Hanover have hailed the annual event a success as they...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

If the decision had been left to new Reggae Boyz head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson, he would not have chosen the Lionel Messi-led, two-time World Cup champions Argentina for his first assignment. The Jamaican senior men’s team will face the South...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 12:09 AMOrane Buchanan/Staff Reporter

FORMER Leeward Islands and West Indies fast bowler Winston Benjamin believes the use of saliva on the cricket ball is overrated, as it doesn’t really affect the game in the way that many might think it does. “Where shining of the ball is...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 12:09 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Tobi Amusan of Nigeria; the Jamaicans, Rasheed Broadbell and Janieve Russell; and Kyron McMaster of the British Virgin Islands have two things in common; all four were winners in hurdling events at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, and all...

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2022 | 4:26 PM

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC): West Indies Women defeated New Zealand Women by four wickets in the final One-Day International (ODI) of the three-match series at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground here Sunday. Scores: New Zealand Women 168 all...

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2022 | 12:15 AMSharla Williams - Gleaner Writer

THERE HAS been much talk about the number of international students attending schools in Jamaica with a view to taking part in the various sports here. The most prevalent area to date has been in track and field but recently, there has been an...

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2022 | 12:15 AMAinsley Walters - Gleaner Writer

LAST YEAR’S Jamaica Derby winner, CALCULUS, outbattled a game I AM FRED to win Saturday’s Menudo Trophy at 10 furlongs by a length and three-quarter, confirming his status as the country’s top-rated distance runner. Stalking the pace from third,...

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2022 | 12:15 AMHubert Lawrence - Gleaner Writer

ST JAGO High School have consistently been a conqueror in volleyball and their long-serving coach Byron Martin has observed a correlation between athletic performance and academic excellence in the team. Martin believes one feeds the other. A...

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2022 | 12:15 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP): DIOGO DALOT helped Portugal take control of their Nations League group by scoring his first two international goals in a 4-0 rout of the Czech Republic yesterday. Spain blew their lead of Group A2 after flopping in a 2-1 loss...

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2022 | 12:14 AM

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (AP): A JUDGE has allowed a man to plead guilty to aggravated manslaughter in the shooting death of a New Jersey high school soccer player despite pleas from the victim’s family that the proposed 15-year sentence was too lenient....

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2022 | 12:14 AM

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CMC): FIVE WEST Indians were picked when a total of 314 players went under the hammer in the inaugural South Africa T20 League (SA20) auction, bringing to nine the number of Caribbean cricketers chosen for the January-...

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