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Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:14 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Sprinter Natalliah Whyte raised her stocks with a big 200m personal best on Saturday. Whyte, the 2014 Youth Olympic champion, did successful double duty at the War Eagle meet on the campus of Auburn University, while there were key wins by fellow...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:09 AM

As the 2017-2018 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) football season comes to a close, there is widespread acknowledgement across the local football fraternity that the clubs and the league itself are seriously unprofitable and realistically...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester City's jubilant fans ran on to the field in their thousands, singing and dancing as the English Premier League(EPL) champions' title celebrations exploded into life at Etihad Stadium.The mood was more muted at...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MONACO (AP):Rafael Nadal won a record 31st Masters title after beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final yesterday.Nadal also became the first man in the Open era to win the same title 11 times and moved one ahead of rival...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Newly elected chairman of Arnett Gardens Football Club Mark Golding said that he stepped into the role with the purpose of giving the club what he described as a more sustainable business model.Following a well-documented issue of players not...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Midfield enforcers Ewan Grandison of Portmore United and Keithy Simpson of Waterhouse have been the driving forces in getting their teams into the Red Stripe Premier League grand final at the National Stadium this evening.Simpson, Waterhouse's...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Jamaica senior women's football team assistant coach Andrew Price said that despite going down 1-0 to Cuba, it was an improved performance as the inaugural Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge series ended yesterday at Drewsland Stadium.Cuba...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 8:00 PMJermaine Lannaman

The University of the West Indies (UWI) and Melbourne CC will contest the final of the Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup after registering contrasting wins over Manchester and St Catherine respectively in semi-final action yesterday. The...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Despite the many sins of apartheid, one of my greatest regrets of the evils on the African people of South Africa is that I never had the privilege of seeing Graeme Pollock bat live and in living colour.According to those who were blessed, however,...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):A third cup final with Manchester United for JosÈ Mourinho. More FA Cup semifinal misery for Tottenham.While Mauricio Pochettino wins admiration for his style of football, the manager has yet to actually win a trophy in management.A 2-1...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Waterhouse captain Nicholy Finlayson has described his team's journey from being strugglers in the early season to being one win away from glory as a very tough one.The Drewsland-based team eliminated last year's Red Stripe Premier League champions...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Jamaica women's football team will be looking to top Group B of the Caribbean Football Challenger Series when they take on Cuba today at the Waterhouse Stadium. Kick off time is 5 p.m.The Reggae Girls, who marginally beat Barbados 3-2 in their first...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Former Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president Mike Fennell says that Jamaica can host the Commonwealth Games as early as 2026.Fennell, who was recently tasked by Minister of Sports Olivia Grange to chair a bidding committee to get Jamaica to...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Dr Paula Daley-Morris says that her association is very disappointed that hosts Netball New Zealand decided not to hand over the Quad Series trophy to the Sunshine Girls after the recent tournament.The Sunshine...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With firm ambitions of a Premier League return, St Georges Sports Club of Portland will be looking to make home advantage count by securing a big lead against St Mary's Albion Mountain when they clash in the Magnum Eastern Confederation Super League...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Track: Good Weather: FineRace 1 1200 M (Purse $900,000) NB3YO(NW2)/IMP3YO...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Robert Pearson's giant killer, WILL IN CHARGE, yesterday claimed his biggest scalp yet, flooring Horse of the Year SHE'S A MANEATER in a gate-to-wire run in the 1820-metre Legal Light Trophy, clocking a stakes record 1:54.4.Having twice stopped...

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 7:57 PMJermaine Lannaman

Melbourne CC and University of The West Indies (UWI) have the upper hand over St Catherine and Manchester respectively, heading into the today's final day of their two-day Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup semi-finals....

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 12:17 AMJermaine Lannaman

Title-favourites Melbourne and St Catherine CC will lock horns in the feature match-up of the Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup semi-finals at Chedwin Park, starting today.Melbourne who will be hunting their third straight appearance in the...

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 12:17 AM

St. Ann arch-rivals Mount Pleasant FC and Priory Academy will kick-off the Magnum Eastern Confederation Super League semi-final play-offs at Drax Hall, St. Ann this afternoon, beginning at 3 p.m.The second semi-final will match Portland's St. George...

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 12:14 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Senior women's team assistant coach, Andrew Price, was a disappointed man yesterday after Jamaica were only able to score a narrow 3-2 victory over regional minnows Barbados in the Caribbean Football Union Challenger Series at the UWI/JFF/Captain...

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Veteran netball coaches, Winston Nevers and Sylvester Campbell, are happy that the Sunshine Girls won the bronze medal at this year's Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast but both feel that Jamaica could have pocketed gold with a lot more...

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Los Perfectos head Manchester Major League semi-finalistsAll four semi-finalists have been confirmed in the Mikael Phillips-sponsored Manchester Major League,Los Perfectos head the list of qualified teams completing their 11 matches with 25 points...

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Telecommunications company FLOW, through its foundation, has donated $4.2 million in sponsorship to 30 schools which will attend this month's Penn Relays in the United States.Errol Miller, executive chairman of the Flow Foundation, made the...

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Former Jamaica and West Indies player Nehemiah Perry says there is an urgent need to lift the standard of the cricket coaching in Jamaica.Perry told The Gleaner this week that there is a desperate need for more qualified coaches to help with the...

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