Sports

  • Hope ton leads Windies to Afghanistan whitewash
    on November 12, 2019 at 5:27 am

    LUCK NOW, India, (CMC): Elegant stroke-maker Shai Hope carved out a seventh one-day hundred as West Indies completed a rare series whitewash with a five-wicket victory over Afghanistan in the third One-Day International here Monday. In pursuit of... […]

  • Discus decision a major setback– Dacres
    by Daniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer on November 12, 2019 at 5:27 am

    As the IAAF continues to face backlash from athletes and other stakeholders following its decision to cut certain events from the Diamond League final next season, World Championships silver medallist Fedrick Dacres has described the decision as a setback for discus throwers... […]

  • What a catch! - Massive marlin attracts local and international attention
    by Gareth Davis Sr / Gleaner Writer on November 12, 2019 at 5:26 am

    A huge blue marlin caught off the coast of Port Antonio, Portland, is creating a buzz locally and internationally after news emerged about a local fisherman and his more-than-six-hour battle with the billed fish. Since the landing of the blue... […]

  • Manning Cup semi-final hunt hits boiling point
    by Daniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer on November 12, 2019 at 5:25 am

    The last semi-finalists spot in Group H will be known as the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup quarter-finals conclude today. Already qualified St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) will battle Jamaica College (JC) at Stadium East while St George’s... […]

  • History-making McGrath brace for Clarendon test
    by Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer on November 12, 2019 at 5:24 am

    Jermaine Thomas, coach of surprise daCosta Cup semi-finalists McGrath High, says his team has nothing to fear when they face defending champions Clarendon College in the last four of the competition tomorrow at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in St... […]

  • Great show of unity in horse-racing circles
    on November 12, 2019 at 5:10 am

    The sport of racing horses is going through a period of stress as the promotion of the sport is facing some serious financial difficulties. The Government, who at one time was the sole promoter of the sport, eventually sought buyers. Supreme... […]

  • ‘Admiral’ Bailey back at Tivoli
    by Daniel Wheeler/ - Gleaner Writer on November 11, 2019 at 5:33 am

    Glendon ‘Admiral’ Bailey has returned to Tivoli Gardens FC as the club’s technical director. The appointment was made official on Thursday as Tivoli look to address a string of poor results which leave them close to the relegation zone in the Red... […]

  • It stings! - Fudadin century in vain as Scorpions lose second straight game
    by Lennox Aldred/ - Gleaner Writer on November 11, 2019 at 5:33 am

    Left-handed opener Assad Fudadin scored his second List ‘A’ hundred while Nkrumah Bonner made 97; however, the Jamaica Scorpions suffered their second consecutive loss in the Colonial Medical Super50 Cup, going down by an emphatic eight wickets to... […]

  • Oral Tracey | Dennis’ right to choose
    on November 11, 2019 at 5:32 am

    St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) principal Keith Wellington’s words regarding whether his school’s star sprinter, Sachin Dennis, will be switching allegiance from Jamaica has only fanned the flames of the ‘will he, won’t he’ talks about... […]

  • Gardner rues missed Portmore chances
    by Livingston Scott/ - Gleaner Writer on November 11, 2019 at 5:32 am

    Portmore United head coach Ricardo ‘Bibi’ Gardner has said that his team should not have come away from their game against Waterhouse without three points after the teams battled to a 1-1 draw. Their Red Stripe Premier League match at the Spanish... […]

  • India crush Windies Women
    on November 11, 2019 at 5:31 am

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia: India Women defeated Windies Women by 10 wickets in the second Twenty20 (T20) International at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground to take a 2-0 series lead. Anisa Mohammed, the stand-in captain as Stafanie Taylor has been ruled... […]

  • Mohammed returns as CAZOVA president
    on November 11, 2019 at 5:31 am

    Mushtaque Mohammed has returned as president of the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Organisation (CAZOVA) at the body’s congress held at the Sunscape Resort In Montego Bay, St James, yesterday. Mohammed, a Trinidadian, defeated Lucille Hubson, first... […]

  • Jets beat Giants for NY supremacy
    on November 11, 2019 at 5:29 am

    EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (AP): Le’Veon Bell scored a go-ahead one-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter after a 33-yard pass interference penalty on DeAndre Baker, and the New York Jets rallied and then held on to beat the Giants 34-27... […]

  • Gaynstead, St Catherine cruise in ISSA netball
    by Raymond Graham/ - Gleaner Writer on November 11, 2019 at 5:29 am

    Defending champions Gaynstead High, St Catherine High, and former champions Excelsior High remain unbeaten among the seniors with impressive wins after two sets of matches in the second round of the ISSA Urban Area Netball Competition. Gaynstead,... […]

  • Taylor misses rest of India series
    on November 11, 2019 at 5:27 am

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC): Injury has ruled captain Stafanie Taylor out of the remainder of the Twenty20 (T20) series against India, dealing a serious blow to the Windies’ chances of making a comeback in the five-match rubber. Cricket West Indies... […]

  • Liverpool eight clear after City win
    on November 11, 2019 at 5:27 am

    LIVERPOOL, England (AP): Liverpool surged eight points clear atop the English Premier League by beating Manchester City 3-1 yesterday, establishing a strong lead after 12 rounds. Fabinho and Mohamed Salah scored inside the opening 13 minutes before... […]

  • Tivoli, Molynes battle to 1-1 draw
    by Daniel Wheeler - Gleaner Writer - on November 10, 2019 at 10:59 pm

    Tivoli Gardens and Molynes United battled to a 1-1 draw in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Edward Seaga Complex on Sunday. Sergino Frankson gave the visitors the lead in the 26th minute, calmly converting from the penalty spot... […]

  • Scorpions lose second straight game
    by Lennox Aldred - Gleaner Writer - on November 10, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    The Jamaica scorpions lost their second straight game in the Regional Super 50 Cup after going down by eight wickets to the Leeward Islands Hurricanes at Conaree Park in St Kitts on Sunday. Batting first, the Scorpions posted a respectable 262 for... […]

  • She’s a Diamond! - Maneater dominates Diamond Mile field as DaCosta cuts into Nunes’ trainers’ championships lead
    by Ainsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer on November 10, 2019 at 5:48 am

    SHE’S A MANEATER dismissed stablemate STRANGER DANGER and rival Anthony Nunes’ TOONA CILIATA from three furlongs out to score a three-length victory in yesterday’s Diamond Mile, clocking a stakes record 1:35.1, handing trainer Wayne DaCosta his... […]

  • Dunbeholden brace for Mt Pleasant assault
    by Nodley Wright - Sunday Gleaner Writer on November 10, 2019 at 5:47 am

    If the form and/or stance of both camps prove true, Royal Lakes could be buzzing with excitement today when Dunbeholden FC and Mount Pleasant do battle in one of five games on in the final set of games in the third round. This game pits the fourth-... […]