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Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Approximately 2,000 student athletes compete at ISSA/ GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships each year, but our Olympic team has just about 60 athletes. That math makes fools of those who predict greatness for Champs stars prematurely....

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica's Reggae Warriors are one win away from a spot in the 2021 Rugby League World Cup after a 38-8 win over the Canada Wolverines in Florida on Tuesday night.Assistant coach Roy Calvert said that despite racking up a score of 38, the attack was...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

The top-of-the-table Group One junior and senior clashes between Gaynstead and St. Catherine High in the second round of the Urban ISSA Schoolgirl Netball Competition at the Leila Robinson Courts on Tuesday was anticipated to be close going.In the...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Race 1 1500 M (Purse $600,000) 3YO...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore said that he is disappointed in the unavailability of Ravel Morrison, noting that he was looking forward to the former English youth player being part of the squad, which is preparing for the upcoming...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

TRAINER Enos Brown's debutant, BRAETON GIGOLO, won yesterday's Abbie Grannum Memorial at 9-1 odds in the stewards' room, denying champion trainer Wayne DaCosta a vital victory with RIDDIM UP in his battle to stave off arch-rival Anthony Nunes, who...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Hydel coach Corey Bennett said the team was fuelled by those who saw them as pushovers."Many persons were talking before the game, saying is we dem want, dem get di right team. Well, I hope dem belly full now, two love" he said with a smirk after...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold

Byjeon Thomas, coach of Lennon High School, said he is not concerned about their opponents, Charlemont High School being labelled favourites to take the ISSA/Wata Ben Francis title.Thomas said that he is focussed on his boys executing the game plan...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua, (CMC):West Indies have suffered a major setback ahead of the two-Test tour of Bangladesh starting next Wednesday in Chittagong, after talismanic captain Jason Holder was ruled out with a shoulder injury.The 27-year-old has a...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As is frequently the case in sporting and other competitive endeavours, success has its downside. At a time when Jamaica's female football should be counting its blessings at having qualified for next year's FIFA World Cup, a squabble looms as to...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, (CMC):South Africa thrashed Sri Lanka by seven wickets here late Monday night, to make a winning start to the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup.Asked to chase a modest 100 for victory at the Darren Sammy Cricket Stadium, the...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

One thing that will be common among all the coaches in today's ISSA Walker Cup final, scheduled for the Stadium East field at 4 p.m., is they have all either attended or worked at Excelsior High School.Lebert Halliman, a former student and coach at...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:Local tennis coaches, Tinesta Rowe and Joel Jones, are basking in the opportunity to take their game and the country's to the next level through an upcoming International Tennis Federation (ITF) Level Two Coaching Certification Programme,...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Thousands of Jamaicans from diverse social backgrounds gathered together at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus Sunday morning to "Run for Dreams " as the CB Group/UWI Scholarship 5K Run is tagged. This was the seventh renewal of the...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Georgia Tennis and Country Club fielded its best-created team against the unevenly talented Racquet-eers from Kingston. The match was played on Jamaica's only remaining grass tennis courts in the high-lands above Duncans, Trelawny, this last...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The second staging of the biennial Info Exchange Round Jamaica Yacht Race (RJYR) will take place on November 30.Five sailboats will be on the start line at noon. The race will commence from the Grand Port Royal Hotel, Morgan's Harbour and the boats...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

This afternoon's Abbie Grannum Memorial for two-year-old maidens, a field of 10 starters with no eye-catching entry, could be a tricky one, especially at seven furlongs.It makes no sense playing hero with a bunch of unproven maidens so approach this...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Real Madrid are done searching for a new coach.The club said yesterday it is sticking with Santiago Solari, giving him a permanent contract until June 2021.Solari was appointed as the interim coach about two weeks ago to replace the...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Veteran off-spinner Anisa Mohammed has pointed to her record 100th wicket in Twenty20 Internationals as the highlight of her outstanding career, as she prepares to play her 100th T20I when West Indies clash with South...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Reigning champions West Indies will be keeping anxious watch on the skies as they bid to return to the top of Group A, when they face South Africa in a highly anticipated clash of the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup tonight...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):The English Premier League hired broadcasting executive Susanna Dinnage as chief executive yesterday making her the most powerful female executive in global sports.Dinnage, 51, will leave her role as global president of Discovery's...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's Briana Williams, a double gold medallist at this year's World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland is among five athletes short listed for the IAAF's Female Rising Star Award.The winner of the award will be announced at the IAAF...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

The possibility of 32 year-old Nicholas "The Axeman" Walters and his former mentor and manager Jacques Deschamps renewing their partnership in 2019, is real.This was disclosed at the weekend when the Gleaner spoke to both parties, and pointed to the...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:21 AM

LONDON, England (CMC):Reigning World champions the Windies have taken a hit in the latest ICC Twenty20 rankings, following their 3-0 whitewash at the hands of powerhouses India. While the Caribbean side remain seventh in the 17-team standings, they...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:19 AM

Many years ago, the Government of Jamaica rescued racing when private individuals used the cash collected at Caymanas Park and off-track betting stations to finance personal ambitions instead of improving the product and the lifestyle of the...

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