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Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:50 AM

  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Stylish batsman Shai Hope swept three awards including Cricketer-of-the-Year, headlining the Cricket West Indies/WIPA Awards Ceremony staged here Wednesday night. The 24-year-old, who has emerged as one of...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tomorrow is Hall of Fame raceday at Caymanas park.A number of Hall of Fame inductees from last year will have races named in their honour on the 11-race card. The programme begins with the running of the Dr St Aubyn Bartlett event over 1600 metres...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Richard 'Frog' Holmes made it to the semi-finals of the Wray and Nephew Contender series once more on Wednesday night when he scored a unanimous decision over Team Canada's Lerone Whyte at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium.Judges...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

We're in week two of the FIFA World Cup, and all 32 teams are off the mark with their opening fixtures in what has truly been a captivating first round. What a mixed bag of hits and misses it's been so far!The biggest surprise, so far, has been how...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/ Assistant Editor - Sports

COLT OF ARMS, who lost by a length to Magical Selecta on May 19 over 1700 metres, is a good bet for tomorrow's second race, the opening event of the Sunrise-6.Trained by Ryan Darby, COLT OF ARMS came into that race as the 9-5 second favourite but...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Jordan Scott and Orlando Thomas captured the first two finals on yesterday's opening day of the JAAA/ Supreme Ventures Limited National Junior and Senior Championships at the National Stadium.In a triple jump event dominated by collegiate athletes...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

High-riding Jamaica Women will go in search of their second win in the Cricket West Indies Super50 tournament when they square-off with Windward Islands Women in round two action at Kensington Park today.Guided by an unbeaten 98 from captain...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Lionel Messi's goal drought at the 2018 World Cup continued on Day 8 after Croatia thrashed Argentina 3-0 to advance from the group.France also qualified for the round of 16 after beating Peru 1-0 and eliminating the South Americans, the...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 11:14 PMRaymond Graham

MVP Track Club's Julian Forte was the fastest qualifier heading into Friday's semi-finals of the men's 100 metres following quaterfinal action on Thursday night at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Limited National Senior and ...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 10:14 AM

Andre Russell will captain the Jamaica Tallawahs in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Russell recently returned to cricket following a 12-month suspension. READ: Angry Andre Russell gets one-year ban He says he cannot wait to get...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National senior women's football team assistant coach Andrew Price has labelled host country Russia as the most impressive team six days into the FIFA World Cup.Russia swamped Saudi Arabia 5-0 on last Thursday's opening day then beat Egypt 3-1 on...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It's been a remarkable week in the World Cup. Russia, the host team, are riding high with two big wins from two starts. Germany, the defending champions, lost to an enterprising Mexico, with Brazil and Argentina suffering milder setbacks. There's...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The organisers of the Council of Voluntary Social Services (CVSS) Summer Games are expecting a very exciting day of activities at this year's 12th staging of the championships which is set for July 7 at the University of the West Indies Mona Bowl....

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

THE country's top junior and senior athletes will be in action over the next four days at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Junior and Senior Championships, which will take place at the National Stadium.Junior athletes will be seeking places on two...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Phoenix All Stars Football Academy will be among the teams at the fourth annual Cayman Airways Under-13 Football Tournament in The Cayman Islands.Action starts next Monday. The Phoenix All Stars Football Academy Under-13 squad will be led by...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):The International Cricket Council (ICC) will be introducing a World Test Championship as well as an ODI League as part of its Future Tours Programme (FTP) from 2018-2023.Nine top-ranked sides will participate in the inaugural edition of...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

New # X18 in my possession, ready for the World Cup! #HereToCreate #createdwithadidas @adidas_ES @sefutbol @adidasfootball @Diego Costa- Spain's Diego Costa ahead of the World Cup.

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Day 7 of the 2018 World Cup brought some clarity into the group standings, and Cristiano Ronaldo seized another opportunity to shine.It was also a day when all three matches ended 1-0 - only the third time in World Cup history with three...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Women made a winning start in their quest to claim the regional double following a commanding seven wickets win over Trinidad and Tobago Women at Kensington Park yesterday in the opening round of the West Indies Women's Super50.Jamaica,...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 5:28 PMRaymond Graham

A season-ending injury has forced top high school female sprinter, Edwin Allen High's Kevona Davis, out of this year's JAAA National Junior Championships.   Michael Dyke, Davis'  high school coach, told  The Gleaner...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 11:28 AM

MOSCOW (AP) — Off the top of his head, Cristiano Ronaldo scored yet another goal, set a European record and eliminated Morocco from the World Cup. The Portugal forward headed in a fourth-minute cross from the right to give Portugal a 1-0...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The word 'transparent', as well as by extension its derivative, transparency, has undergone a type of metamorphosis in usage in recent times. As a schoolboy, this columnist seldom heard the word unless it was in the physics laboratory, when...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal was suspended for one Test match and fined 100 per cent of his match fee after he was found guilty of altering the condition of the ball during the just- concluded second Test match...

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