Sun | Dec 16, 2018

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Published:Sunday | December 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) operations manager Oneil Cruickshank says that despite the deep history and rich tradition the region has in fast bowling, there is need to start focusing on bowlers who have the ability to take wickets.Cruickshank...

Published:Sunday | December 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

If you listen to most West Indian cricket fans, the man who should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town for the embarrassing state of West Indies cricket is none other than president Dave Cameron...

Published:Sunday | December 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Weather: Fine Track: GoodRace 1 1400 M (Purse $620,000) NB5-Y-O...

Published:Sunday | December 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

SHE'S A MANEATER flipped on the turbo a half-furlong out to collar CHACE THE GREAT in yesterday's 1100-metre graded-stakes sprint, earning $709,800 for champion Wayne DaCosta, slashing Anthony Nunes' lead to $130,000 atop the trainers' championship....

Published:Sunday | December 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Moments after she was blanketed by a group of athletes from her alma mater, St Jago High, which took a break from a track meet at G.C. Foster College to greet the Reggae Girlz yesterday, Khadija 'Bunny' Shaw flashed back to her playing days at the...

Published:Sunday | December 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):A shocking batting collapse, inspired by Test left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican, sent Jamaica Scorpions to a stunning 41-run defeat inside three days, in their opening match of the Regional Four-Day Championship here...

Published:Sunday | December 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Donovan White, president of Red Stripe Premier League club Waterhouse FC has, perhaps, one of the broadest smiles in local football at the moment. After watching his team do what was considered improbable at the end of the first round of last season...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 9:16 PM

Jamaica's Alia Atkinson pocketed her second gold medal at the fourth FINA World Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China on Saturday. Atkinson, 30, added the women's 100 metres breaststroke title to the 50 metres gold she won on...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 2:58 PM

MONTEGO BAY: The members of the Jamaica senior women’s football team have been presented with the Key to the City of Montego Bay. The presentation was made to the Reggae Girlz captain Konya Plummer this morning by Mayor of Montego Bay,...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:56 AMLivingston Scott

With a series of events set for the next few days, Elaine Walker-Brown, Chairman of the Jamaica Football Federation's women's football committee, said the appreciation and acknowledgement the Reggae Girlz will receive for their...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Great Kidz in Action (GKIA), formerly Kidz Connection, will host its second annual six-a-side youth football jamboree today at the Duhaney Park Football Field, and event organiser Tynesa Miller, is excited about the inclusion of females."This year,...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As we approach the end of 2018, we are left to reflect on the year that was and the extent to which sport continues to make positive contributions in the lives of Jamaicans. As I reflect on the many successes, I also think about the missed...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Executive director of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) Vitus Evans says that the organisation is actively looking for a sponsor to take over the high-profile Diamond Mile race day product.The event, which was created five years...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Shortwood Teachers' College created history recently when they won the intercollegiate female football title for the first time. They defeated former champions. The University of Technology (UTech) 2-1 in extra time at the Harbour View Stadium.The...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Once again, the subject of racism in football has jumped on to the front burner. Manchester City and England player Raheem Sterling was said to be racially abused by a Chelsea fan who used a derogatory term to describe him during a match between...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SYLHET, Bangladesh, (CMC):Shai Hope struck his second successive hundred and the fourth of his career but West Indies' four-year wait for a One-Day series win continued here Friday when they went down by eight wickets to Bangladesh in the decisive...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With their sights set on claiming top spot in the preliminaries, Kingston Hummingbirds will be looking to turn the tables on unbeaten Manchester Spurs in today's big Berger Elite League (BEL) matchup at the Leila Robinson Courts, beginning at 5:30 p...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

CHAMPION Wayne DaCosta is banking on SHE'S A MANEATER to bring in $1.2 million in 11 days, a desperate attempt to wrest the trainers' championship lead from Anthony Nunes, who fortune smiled on in the Diamond Mile as his BIGDADDYKOOL grabbed second...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Reigning World 100 metre-champion, Justin Gatlin believes he can defend his title when Doha hosts the 17th World Championships next year. Gatlin, 36, thinks his experience in big meets will count when the starter raises his pistol."I think I am the...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) President Wilford 'Billy' Heaven has addressed concerns that the nation's main cricket venue, Sabina Park in Kingston, is not getting enough of the Windies' Test matches.Heaven, who was addressing journalists at an...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):The West Indies Under-19 team began a one-week high-performance camp yesterday as they begin preparations for the 2020 ICC Under-19 World Cup.They will be working under the guidance of head coach Graeme West and his...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named the 2018 World Champions by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) yesterday after each won Grand Slam titles and finished the year atop the world rankings.Djokovic, recognised by the ITF for...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

After 16 years in office, Jamaica Chess Federation president Ian Wilkinson will demit office next June. However, Wilkinson believes that his successor will do a good job. Speaking earlier this month, he said that there are several persons who have...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

New sporting bodies incorporated into the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) fold have been challenged to foster an all-conquering spirit.Christopher Samuda, president of the JOA, threw down the gauntlet at an induction ceremony for modern pentathlon...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A Memorial service for late football coach extraordinaire Winston Chung-Fah will be held at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, North Street, Kingston, this Saturday, December 15, beginning at 10 a.m.Chung-Fah, former national technical director and men's...

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