Sports

  • Dr Paul Wright | A lesson in leaving too late
    on April 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    The manager of Arsenal Football Club in England, Arsene Wenger, has announced that he will step away from the club at the end of the football season later this year.This came as somewhat as a surprise, even though Arsenal fans have been calling for... […]

  • Atkinson calls for support
    by Andre Lowe/ Sports Editor on April 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    With thoughts of retirement admittedly creeping into her thoughts, standout Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson is hoping that the powers that be will provide the support needed to ensure Jamaica's continued success in the pool.Atkinson, 29, has been... […]

  • Heaven lauds new cricket manual
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on April 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) President Billy Heaven says the new Kiddy Cricket Academic Manual is ideal for the sustainability of the sport, both locally and regionally.The recently launched cricket book, titled Chirpy is sponsored by... […]

  • Napoli celebrate as Serie A title race intensifies
    on April 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    TURIN, Italy (AP):About 2,000 Napoli fans had accompanied the team to the airport for the flight to Turin. More than 15,000 waited for their return early yesterday morning.A 1-0 win over Juventus will do that.Still celebrating the victory that put... […]

  • 'Perfect combination' - Daley Morris hails success of co-coaching system
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on April 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Appointing Sasher-Gaye Henry and Marvette Anderson as co-head coaches for the senior netball team raised some question about the capability of the double appointment to work.However, Netball Jamaica President Paula Daley Morris said that in... […]

  • Jamaica needs Bolt to beat us - Kilty
    by Hubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer on April 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    England's Richard Kilty believes that Jamaica needs retired sprint king Usain Bolt to win in the 4x100 metre relay.A jubilant Kilty expressed the view after England won the sprint relay at the Commonwealth Games a few days ago in Australia. With... […]

  • Great opportunity for locals - Waite
    by Marc Stamp/Gleaner Writer on April 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Jamaica senior team interim head coach, Jerome 'Jerry' Waite, is highly confident that his local - based team will win their two upcoming friendly international games against St Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda.The Jamaicans will first tackle... […]

  • Morrison available for Reggae Boyz ... Secures Jamaican passport, could make debut before September
    by Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer on April 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

    General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Dalton Wint, said former Manchester United and West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison could make his debut for the Reggae Boyz later this year.Wint told The Gleaner in an interview... […]

  • Portmore win RSPL title after dramatic penalty shootout win
    on April 24, 2018 at 4:49 am

    Portmore United won their sixth Red Stripe Premier League title after holding their nerves to beat Waterhouse 4-3 on penalties at the National Stadium, after both teams had played out a 0-0 scoreline in regulation and extra time. Kemar... […]

  • Big PB for Nattaliah Whyte
    by Hubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer on April 23, 2018 at 5:14 am

    Sprinter Natalliah Whyte raised her stocks with a big 200m personal best on Saturday. Whyte, the 2014 Youth Olympic champion, did successful double duty at the War Eagle meet on the campus of Auburn University, while there were key wins by fellow... […]

  • Oral Tracey | Franchise football a pipe dream
    on April 23, 2018 at 5:09 am

    As the 2017-2018 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) football season comes to a close, there is widespread acknowledgement across the local football fraternity that the clubs and the league itself are seriously unprofitable and realistically... […]

  • City fans celebrate title, Wenger's farewell starts with win
    on April 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

    MANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester City's jubilant fans ran on to the field in their thousands, singing and dancing as the English Premier League(EPL) champions' title celebrations exploded into life at Etihad Stadium.The mood was more muted at... […]

  • All out war! - P'more, W'house midfield enforcers expect keenly contested RSPL final
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on April 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Midfield enforcers Ewan Grandison of Portmore United and Keithy Simpson of Waterhouse have been the driving forces in getting their teams into the Red Stripe Premier League grand final at the National Stadium this evening.Simpson, Waterhouse's... […]

  • The Gold standard - New Arnett chairman aiming for sustainable business model
    by Marc Stamp/Gleaner Writer on April 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Newly elected chairman of Arnett Gardens Football Club Mark Golding said that he stepped into the role with the purpose of giving the club what he described as a more sustainable business model.Following a well-documented issue of players not... […]

  • Nadal claims Monte Carlo Masters
    on April 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

    MONACO (AP):Rafael Nadal won a record 31st Masters title after beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final yesterday.Nadal also became the first man in the Open era to win the same title 11 times and moved one ahead of rival... […]

  • Price upbeat despite Reggae Girlz' loss
    by Marc Stamp on April 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Jamaica senior women's football team assistant coach Andrew Price said that despite going down 1-0 to Cuba, it was an improved performance as the inaugural Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge series ended yesterday at Drewsland Stadium.Cuba... […]

  • Melbourne, UWI advance to Senior Cup final
    by Jermaine Lannaman on April 23, 2018 at 1:00 am

    The University of the West Indies (UWI) and Melbourne CC will contest the final of the Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup after registering contrasting wins over Manchester and St Catherine respectively in semi-final action yesterday. The... […]

  • No Quad Series trophy for Sunshine Girls
    by Robert Bailey on April 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

    President of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Dr Paula Daley-Morris says that her association is very disappointed that hosts Netball New Zealand decided not to hand over the Quad Series trophy to the Sunshine Girls after the recent tournament.The Sunshine... […]

  • Finlayson: Waterhouse at the end of a tough journey
    by Marc Stamp on April 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Waterhouse captain Nicholy Finlayson has described his team's journey from being strugglers in the early season to being one win away from glory as a very tough one.The Drewsland-based team eliminated last year's Red Stripe Premier League champions... […]

  • 'We can host 2026 C'wealth Games'
    by Akino Ming on April 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Former Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president Mike Fennell says that Jamaica can host the Commonwealth Games as early as 2026.Fennell, who was recently tasked by Minister of Sports Olivia Grange to chair a bidding committee to get Jamaica to... […]