Sports

  • Brilliant White earns point for STATHS
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on September 26, 2018 at 5:16 am

    St George's College's coach, Neville Bell, said the difference between his team and St Andrew Technical was goalkeeper Jaedin White, who continued where he left off last season, and pulled off a string of saves to earn St Andrew a point in their top... […]

  • Silver for Tomlinson, Kane in doubles
    by Hubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer on September 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Simon Tomlinson and Kane Watson put Jamaica on the medal table at the 60th Caribbean Table Tennis Championships yesterday inside the National Arena. The pair played their way into the men's doubles final where their bid for gold was thwarted by Emil... […]

  • Rutherford among Windies stars for Sharjah tournament
    on September 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

    DUBAI, UAE (CMC):Exciting batting prospect Sherfane Rutherford is one of several West Indies players snapped up in the players draft for the second edition of the innovative T20 League here Monday night.The 20-year-old attracted global attention... […]

  • Roach leaves tour after grandmother dies
    on September 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

    DUBAI, UAE (CMC):West Indies have suffered another setback before next week's first Test against India after frontline seamer Kemar Roach was forced to return home due to the death of his grandmother.The 30-year-old Barbadian, who has formed a... […]

  • Don't oppose Nunes' Dontae
    by Ainsley Walters/Gleaner Writer on September 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Anthony Nunes' DONTAE, runner-up to Saturday's graded stakes winner, PERFECT NEIGHBOUR, in March's open-allowance Bonnie Blue Flag Trophy, after which he chased home stablemate HOUDINI'S MAGIC in the grade one Viceroy Trophy, is hard to oppose today... […]

  • Lampard's Derby stun Man United
    on September 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

    LONDON (AP):The coaching apprentice got the better of his former master as Frank Lampard's Derby knocked Jose Mourinho's Manchester United out of the League Cup.In a shootout after the game ended 2-2 yesterday, the teams scored 15 consecutive... […]

  • Green Pond looking to end Cornwall's perfect run
    by Kavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer on September 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Western Bureau:Despite going down 2-0 in their first encounter Gregory Daley, coach of Green Pond High School, says with the resolution of their identification card problems they are looking to turn the tables on hosts Cornwall College in their Zone... […]

  • Laurie Foster | Sports and academics should coexist
    on September 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

    The conversation regarding sports and its relevance to or during the academic experience once more surfaced in the past week. It was being argued in certain quarters that the influence of athletic exploits was dwarfing what some accept as the main... […]

  • Francis makes his move - 400m star confirms departure from local track club to US outfit
    on September 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

    JAD Professional Management Limited, the company handling the affairs of former Calabar High and national 400 metres star Javon Francis, has now confirmed that the Olympian will be leaving his local club Akan for a United States-based outfit.In an... […]

  • Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi duopoly
    on September 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

    LONDON (AP):Luka Modric broke a decade of award dominance by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after being crowned World Footballer of the Year by FIFA yesterday.Marta won the women's award for a sixth time.Modric was voted FIFA's best player in... […]

  • Francis rubbishes Akan departure rumour
    by Akino Ming/Staff Reporter on September 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Quarter-miler Javon Francis has denied rumours that he has left his long-time coach Michael Clarke and is now based overseas."I am still in Jamaica and everybody will see that soon," Francis said.The Gleaner has been reliably informed that the... […]

  • St Mary Tech fueled by fans
    by Kavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer on September 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Gihon Murdock, coach of St Mary Technical High School, who were the only team from the east to have made it to the quarterfinals of the daCosta Cup last year, said they are looking use the support gained from the team's fanbase to repeat the feat... […]

  • 'A seamless transition' - CWI president hoping to quickly recover from Law's departure
    by Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer on September 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

    President of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Dave Cameron said he is very disappointed with Stuart Law's decision to resign as head coach of the regional senior men's team.Cameron told The Gleaner yesterday that Law's decision to quit to post comes as... […]

  • Paul Wright | The moneymaking machine
    on September 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Jeffery Mordecai is the son of the first commissioner of the Jamaica Racing Commission. He is also a guru when it comes to constitutional law. Last Thursday, he was the guest speaker at the graduation of the new batch of jockeys from the commission'... […]

  • Lopez promises improvement for JC
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on September 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Jamaica College (JC) forward Shadane Lopez, who led the 'Dark Blues' with a hat-trick in their 8-0 win over Kingston High in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game at Breezy Castle yesterday, believes his team is starting to settle down and... […]

  • Law resigns as Windies coach
    on September 24, 2018 at 11:32 pm

    St John’s, ANTIGUA: Stuart Law has resigned as head coach of the Windies Men’s team to take on a new role in January 2019. Law, who took over as Head Coach in February 2017, leaves after guiding the Test team to series wins against... […]

  • Local martial arts can aid sports tourism - McKay
    by Ainsley Walters/Gleaner Writer on September 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    JASON McKay, promoter of the recent International Sports Kickboxing Association (ISKA) Amateur Members' Association World Championships at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, has hailed the event as a success for sports tourism and wants the... […]

  • 'No hiccups!' - Bennett expects three points from Hydel despite tough Vauxhall challenge
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on September 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Hydel High School technical director Corey Bennett says he expects a "tough" match against hosts Vauxhall in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match this afternoon at 3:30 p.m.Hydel sits atop the group with 10 points from four matches and leads... […]

  • Mount Pleasant grab second scalp
    by Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer on September 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    It was a carnival like atmosphere inside the Drax Hall Stadium as hundreds of spectators turned out to cheer on big spenders and newcomers Mount Pleasant Academy in their first home game of the season against Waterhouse FC in the Red Stripe Premier... […]

  • State of concern! - Newly imposed SOE worries west Kingston football fraternity
    by Rachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator on September 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Two prominent figures in west Kingston football say the State of Emergency (SOE) imposed on that area yesterday has left them very concerned about what it may mean for their clubs going forward.Leon Mitchell, president of Trench Town based Boys'... […]