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Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:38 AMLivingston Scott

Wolmer's Boys head coach, Alex Thomas, said he knew his team would have to show character to get three points against Holy Trinity in their top-of-the-table Group G ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match at Heroes Circle yesterday. First-half goals...

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey

Assistant coach of Jamaica's senior women's netball team, Winston Nevers, said the Sunshine Girls have intensified their preparations ahead of their two-match and three-Test series against Trinidad and Tobago and England, respectively....

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Jago track and field manager John Leiba has described the capture of former national hurdler Maurice Wignall as the school's new hurdles coach and Xavier Brown as a sprint coach as a master stroke on the part of the school.The Spanish Town-based...

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On Thursday of this week, there will be a TVJ Sports town hall meeting at The Mico University College Auditorium discussing the vexed question of academics vs sports in the life of our children at the nation's secondary schools. The case of 'eleven...

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

Former Portmore United player Kemar Phillpott put in a masterful performance at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex on the opening night of the 2018-19 Red Stripe Premier League season. Turning out for his new team, Arnett Gardens FC, the...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jerome 'Jerry' Waite, assistant coach of Jamaica's national senior team, admitted that the team should have scored more against Cayman Islands in last Sunday's Concacaf Nations League opener at the National Stadium.Waite, however, said that he was...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica is ready for next week's staging for the Caribbean Senior Table Tennis Championships. Godfrey Lothian, president of the game's local association, says that he feels good about preparations to host the tournament, which starts on September 23...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The idea of Jamaica hosting more international sporting events has been floated in the public domain again over the last few months. Subsequent news that the Bahamas government was no longer interested in hosting the IAAF World Relays, due again in...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Holy Trinity High School coach Devon 'Pablo' Anderson anticipates that they will have a tough time in their top-of-the-table ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Group G clash against the highly fancied Wolmer's Boys at Heroes Circle this afternoon at 3:30 p.m....

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Duhaney Park defeated the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Warriors 56-12 to be crowned Rugby League Around The Grounds National Club Champions (NCC). In so doing, the Red Sharks have now won the championship a record sixth time.Played in front of a...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Little London High School head coach Jeffery Reece is calling for better officiating after his team's controversial 1-1 draw with hosts Petersfield High School in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup on Saturday.Petersfield managed a 1-1 draw with last season'...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Tivoli Gardens Football Club general manager Brian Rose said that he has yet to receive a response from club president, Edward Seaga, after handing in his resignation in July.Rose, who has been with the club for 15 years, first made his name...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, says that the aim of the Jamaica International Invitational Meet (JIIM) is not to make a profit, but to provide an international platform for local athletes to...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

After his side upstaged defending champions Portmore United 2-1 in their debut game in the Red Stripe Premier League yesterday, Coach of Mount Pleasant Football Academy, Donovan Duckie, says that he will have to implement measures to contain the...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados:Resolute batting from Shemaine Campbelle failed to inspire Windies Women as South Africa Women cruised to a 40-run victory in the first ICC Women's one-day international (ODI) of the Sandals International Home Series here...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SINGAPORE (CMC):After racing to victory in hot and humid conditions in the Singapore Grand Prix yesterday, Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton described the experience as one of the toughest he's ever driven in.The win strengthened the 33-year-old Hamilton's...

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

When Naomi Osaka defeated Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4 to win the 2018 US Open tennis women's singles title, it was said, by everyone - including the experts - that it was a shocking, surprising, and stunning result.While it may have been a surprise, it...

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

LONDON (AP):Eden Hazard's hat-trick ensured that Chelsea kept their perfect  start to the Premier League season with a 4-1 victory over Cardiff yesterday.Sol Bamba shocked Chelsea with Cardiff's first away goal of the season, but Hazard's treble and a...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Sunshine Girls defender Shamera Sterling has added another accolade to her impressive season this year after she was named a Gilbert Brand Ambassador.Sterling told The Sunday Gleaner that she was delighted as Gilbert is one of the most recognised...

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

JAMAICA closed the International Sports Karate Association (ISKA) Amateur Members Association World Championships at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on a high on Friday night as Olympian Kenneth Edwards won individual gold in -91kg points sparring...

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

Jamaica's influence in bobsleigh is about to increase as Dudley Stokes Jr, the pilot for the historic 1988 Winter Olympics team, has been selected to be a part of the International Bobsleigh Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Development Committee.Stokes, a...

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

Cavalier and Arnett Gardens FC, two Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) clubs known for bringing through promising players, have said they will not shift from this policy and will continue to expose young talent in the league this season.Last season,...

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

When the first ball is kicked in this the 2018-2019 Red Stripe Premier League season, most eyes and ears will be trained in the direction of the Spanish Town Prison Oval.Not because of any possible prison break and not wholly because it is the home...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

St George's College's assistant coach, Marcel Gayle, hailed his team's goalscoring form following their 6-1 victory over Cumberland High in a ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match at Winchester Park yesterday.Chantomoi Taylor (fourth and 21st), Damani...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 8:42 PM

TAROUBA, Trinidad, CMC – Reigning champions Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) will meet Guyana Amazon Warriors in today's final of the Caribbean Premier League after easily disposing of a timid St Kitts and Nevis Patriots by 20 runs...

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