Sports

  • Tallawahs lose to TKR yet again
    by Lennox Aldred on September 14, 2019 at 7:03 am

    The Jamaica Tallawahs suffered their fourth straight defeat in this year's Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) following a 41 run loss to the defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) in their return fixture at Sabina Park last night.... […]

  • Molynes look to continue run at Vere
    by Daniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer on September 14, 2019 at 5:21 am

    When UWI FC scored their second goal against Molynes United in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) match last Sunday, there was an uneasy feeling that Molynes’ home opener was going to end on a sour note. But they rallied back from the deficit... […]

  • C’down look to luck for trophies
    by Akino Ming/Staff Reporter on September 14, 2019 at 5:21 am

    Camperdown High School’s 1-0 victory over Hydel High School to capture their second win of the 2019 ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition yesterday may seem like a step towards ending their over 30-year trophy drought, but the Christopher Bender-... […]

  • Fury treading carefully as he fights Wallin
    on September 14, 2019 at 5:19 am

    LAS VEGAS (AP): Tyson Fury ended Wladimir Klitschko’s long reign as heavyweight champion and showed how Deontay Wilder could be beaten, only to leave the ring with a draw. Lately, though, Fury has been treading more carefully. Perhaps too... […]

  • ‘Danger’ for Bigdaddykool in GG’s Stakes
    by Ainsley Walters/Gleaner Writer on September 14, 2019 at 5:18 am

    POOR BIGDADDYKOOL, just when he thought he might have got a break from SHE’S A MANEATER, who turns six next year and might make a good broodmare prospect, here comes STRANGER DANGER ready to dish out another year of walloping. STRANGER DANGER makes... […]

  • Campbell-Brown approves of statue
    on September 14, 2019 at 5:17 am

    The Ministry of Sport says Olympic and World Champion sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown’s statue will be officially unveiled on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Sport Minister Olivia Grange received the ‘all clear’ from Campbell-Brown herself for the... […]

  • RJRGLEANER ready for NHT
    by Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer on September 14, 2019 at 5:17 am

    A pulsating encounter is expected when the RJRGLEANER Communications Group face National Housing Trust (NHT) in the final of the CargoNow Kingston and St Andrew Business House Knockout football competition at Winchester Park today at 3:30 p.m.... […]

  • Dalton Myers | Climate change concerns for Windies cricket
    on September 14, 2019 at 5:16 am

    It is believed that climate change is one of, if not the most significant issue of this generation. World leaders have continuously been at the table, coming up with the Kyoto Protocol, the extension on that Protocol, and the latest and most... […]

  • Alvarez moves up to challenge Kovalev
    on September 14, 2019 at 5:16 am

    LAS VEGAS (AP): Canelo Alvarez will move up to light heavyweight to take on Sergey Kovalev for a piece of the 175-pound title on November 2 in Las Vegas. Alvarez, who currently holds titles at 160 pounds, will try to become a champion in his fourth... […]

  • Neymar set to make PSG return
    on September 14, 2019 at 5:15 am

    PARIS (AP): Neymar is set to make his Paris Saint-Germain return after being included in the squad for today’s French league game at home to Strasbourg. PSG coach Thomas Tuchel said yesterday that “he’s available for tomorrow and ready to play.”... […]

  • Orville Higgins | Pollard is the best we can do at this time
    on September 14, 2019 at 5:14 am

    A few days ago, the powers that be in West Indies cricket made the surprising decision to sack both Jason Holder and Carlos Brathwaite as captains of the One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 teams, respectively. Kieron Pollard has been... […]

  • Excelsior upgrades ‘Equator’
    by Hubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer on September 14, 2019 at 5:11 am

    Excelsior High School cranked up its effort in track and field this week with the dedication of a new, improved gymnasium. Named the ‘Equator’ by students in the 1960s, the expanded facility now houses a wide range of modern weight-training... […]

  • Ice Hockey Federation plans self sufficient rink
    by Daniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer on September 14, 2019 at 5:10 am

    Jamaica Olympic Ice Hockey Federation director Don Anderson says the island’s first ice hockey rink being planned for construction on the north coast may be a multi-purpose venue. This, he says, is to allow the federation to use the facility in... […]

  • JC continue strong Manning Cup start
    on September 14, 2019 at 12:37 am

    Wolmer's registered the biggest win in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup on Friday, slamming Innswood 8-0 in their Group E contest at Chedwin Park in St Catherine. Jamaica College are still yet to concede after three starts after their 2-0 win over... […]

  • C’down look for improvement against Hydel
    by Daniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer on September 13, 2019 at 5:33 am

    Group D headlines today’s slate of ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup matches as last year’s quarterfinalists, Camperdown High School, face reigning Walker Cup Champions Hydel High School at Caymanas field at 3:30pm. Both teams started their seasons with... […]

  • Jamaica Amateur Gymnastics Association certifies 11 coaches
    by Rachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor on September 13, 2019 at 5:31 am

    Eleven gymnastics coaches from across the island gained official certification through the Jamaica Amateur Gymnastics Association (JAGA) recently. These coaches took part in the mandatory National Gymnastics Federation of Jamaica (NGFJ) Level One... […]

  • A ‘Huege’ dilemma - Ricketts plans alternative measures should Girlz’s coaching staff quit
    by Daniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer on September 13, 2019 at 5:20 am

    The ongoing payment situation between Jamaica’s senior national women’s team and the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has escalated to higher levels. Head coach Hue Menzies has threatened to resign from his post, along with members of the... […]

  • Settling the score! - Jamaica Tallawahs seek to avenge last week’s loss to Trinbago Knight Riders
    by Lennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer on September 13, 2019 at 5:17 am

    The Jamaica Tallawahs will be hoping to return the favour to the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) when the teams clash for the second time this season at Sabina Park tonight. The Tallawahs came out on the losing end when the teams met in Port-of-Spain... […]

  • Clubs demand NJ constitution change
    by Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer on September 13, 2019 at 5:07 am

    The country’s netball clubs are scheduled to convene a meeting with the executive body of Netball Jamaica (NJ) in the coming weeks as they seek to address one of the clauses in the association which speaks to the eligibility of presidential... […]