Sports

  • Knight hailed for sporting clays philanthropy
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on May 27, 2019 at 5:13 am

    Chairman of the Jamaica Society for the Blind, Daemion McLean, has hailed young Danzel Knight as a role model and a shining light following a second successful staging of the You Can Do Anything Sporting Clays Charity Tournament at the Jamaica... […]

  • ‘No moral authority’ - Stewart renounces JFF’s decision to ­suspend PLCA sponsorship ­communication
    by Lennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer on May 27, 2019 at 5:12 am

    Vice-Chairman of the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) Carvel Stewart is seeking immediate answers from the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) following a recent statement made by General Secretary, Dalton Wint. On Thursday, Wint wrote a... […]

  • Oral Tracey | Bailey a welcome Reggae Boyz addition
    on May 27, 2019 at 5:11 am

    It is with a sense of Déjá vu that we embrace the latest cycle of news relating to Jamaican ­footballer Leon Bailey, who, from all indications, will finally represent the national senior men’s football team. Having seen, heard, read and reported... […]

  • Taylor stars in WI Women win
    on May 27, 2019 at 5:11 am

    DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC): Windies captain Stafanie Taylor’s aggressive half-­century and a four-wicket haul by Afy Fletcher led them to a ­comprehensive 64-run win over Ireland in the first of three T20 internationals here yesterday. Taylor’s knock... […]

  • Rain ruins Windies, Proteas practice
    on May 27, 2019 at 5:10 am

    BRISTOL, England (CMC): The Windies’ preparations for the upcoming ICC World Cup were foiled by ­inclement weather with their first official warm-up game against South Africa being abandoned here yesterday due to heavy showers. The Windies were... […]

  • Williams, Kerber exit French Open
    on May 27, 2019 at 5:10 am

    Venus Williams’ 22nd appearance at the French Open did not last long. The 2002 runner-up lost her opening match at Roland Garros for the second year in a row, beaten 6-3, 6-3 by ninth-seeded Elina Svitolina in one hour, 13 minutes yesterday. The 38... […]

  • Emotional Monaco win for Hamilton
    on May 27, 2019 at 5:09 am

    MONACO (AP): Lewis Hamilton’s stressful win at yesterday’s Monaco Grand Prix extended his championship lead to 17 points after six races, yet perhaps more importantly, it reminded him just why he loves Formula One (F1) racing. Holding off Max... […]

  • Versatility makes me an asset – Brathwaite
    on May 26, 2019 at 5:35 am

    BRISTOL, England (CMC): Fresh from scoring a half-century in a losing cause for the West Indies in an unofficial warm-up game, all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite is looking to get some more runs under his belt when they face off against South Africa... […]

  • St Andrew continue JTA/Sagicor Champs dominance
    on May 26, 2019 at 5:34 am

    Nineteen-time defending champion St Andrew retained the JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Parish Champion title for the second consecutive year after amassing 332.5 points at the 36th staging of the two-day event, which ended at the National Stadium... […]

  • Supreme Soul secures strong Governor’s Cup win
    by Ainsley Walters - Gleaner Writer on May 26, 2019 at 5:34 am

    GUINEAS winner SUPREME SOUL stalked the pace down the backstretch with topweight 126lb before attacking off the home turn, eventually outbattling lightweight SENTIENT to win yesterday’s Governor’s Cup by three-quarter length. SUPREME SOUL won his... […]

  • PAST THE FINISHING POST
    on May 26, 2019 at 5:33 am

    Race 1 1000 M (R) (Purse $600,000) NB5-Y-O... […]

  • JFF must do better! – coach - Player, coaches livid about travel arrangements made by federation
    by Robert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer on May 26, 2019 at 5:31 am

    Assistant coach for Jamaica’s national senior women’s football team Lorne Donaldson has hit out at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) for its management of the flight arrangements for the Reggae Girlz and their support staff for their final FIFA... […]

  • Guyana to get stake in Indian tour
    on May 26, 2019 at 5:31 am

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt has given his assurance that Guyana will host matches when India tours the Caribbean in August. Skerritt made the promise to Guyana’s Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo, during a... […]

  • Lewis Hamilton dedicates Monaco GP pole to Lauda
    on May 26, 2019 at 5:29 am

    MONACO (AP): Lewis Hamilton beat his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to take pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix yesterday while Ferrari slipped down the grid after another error-strewn performance. Hamilton shouted “Yes, yes, yes!” after his... […]

  • Ricketts targets World Champs podium
    by Hubert Lawrence - Sunday Gleaner Writer on May 26, 2019 at 5:28 am

    Coach Kerry-Lee Ricketts thinks his wife Shanieka can be on the podium when the triple jump competition ends at the World Championships later this season. The key is a technical improvement that could get her past 15 metres. The coach believes that... […]

  • A well-played inning - Former CWI president highlights achievements during tenure
    by Lennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer on May 26, 2019 at 5:27 am

    It has been just over three months since Dave Cameron and Emmanuel Nanthan demitted the office of president and vice-president, respectively, of Cricket West Indies Inc, having lost the election to Ricky Skerritt and Dr Kishore Shallow back in... […]

  • Samuels snub shocks Bravo
    on May 26, 2019 at 5:25 am

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Seasoned all-rounder Dwayne Bravo believes that West Indies selectors erred by overlooking experienced middle-order batsman Marlon Samuels for the upcoming ICC World Cup. The 38-year-old Samuels, a veteran of 207 One-... […]

  • Hylton praises late Trini TT legend
    by Hubert Lawrence - Gleaner Writer on May 26, 2019 at 5:16 am

    Jamaican table tennis hero Stephen Hylton is deeply saddened by the passing of Trinidad and Tobago’s five-time Caribbean champion Dexter St Louis. Hylton described St Louis as great to play against, friendly, and committed to table tennis. Speaking... […]

  • Bloomfield in 200m/400m limbo
    by Akino Ming/Staff Reporter on May 25, 2019 at 5:18 am

    When Akeem Bloomfield stormed to 19.81 seconds at the London Anniversary Games last year, he placed himself among a small group of athletes, who have both gone under 44 seconds in the 400m and dip under 20 seconds in the 200m. But the achievement... […]

  • Menzies pleased with Girlz’s character
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on May 25, 2019 at 5:07 am

    Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies was pleased that the makeshift team that he put out against Miami-based outfit, FC Surge, in a friendly game in Miami on Thursday had the mentality to get a positive result despite not having a good game. Menzies... […]