Sports

  • A ‘Special’ appeal
    on January 22, 2019 at 4:25 am

    Sprinting legend Usain Bolt is calling for greater support for Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ), as they prepare to compete at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. […]

  • Bond-Flasza: Competition tight at first camp
    on January 22, 2019 at 4:23 am

    National defender Dominique Bond-Flasza said the week-long training camp that ended on Sunday ahead of the Jamaica senior women’s football team’s FIFA Women’s World Cup campaign in France proved to be extremely competitive because of the new players try […]

  • Wilkinson doesn’t want FIDE presidency
    on January 22, 2019 at 4:22 am

    Jamaica Chess Federation (JCF) president, Ian Wilkinson says he has aspirations to lead the sports’ international governing body, the World Chess Federation (FIDE), one day but says to do so now would be premature as he was only recently appointed honor […]

  • Fitness a priority for Freeman
    on January 22, 2019 at 4:21 am

    Fans at the 2019 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) can expect a big race in the Class One 100m hurdles, where 2017 World Under-18 champion Brittany Anderson will renew acquaintances with Daszay Freeman, Shanette Allison […]

  • Pybus unfazed by appointment criticism
    on January 22, 2019 at 4:20 am

    Richard Pybus has dismissed the furore over his appointment as interim Windies men’s head coach as “Caribbean internal politics” and says he is focussed on ensuring, that the team is properly prepared for their tough assignment against England starting […]

  • The battle for fair sport
    on January 22, 2019 at 4:18 am

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  • Djokovic
    on January 21, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    Record-chasing Novak Djokovic is feeling sore and tired following his late-finishing win over Daniil Medvedev, but thinks he will be OK for his Australian Open quarter-final match against Kei Nishikori. […]

  • Bolt commits $1 million to Special Olympics
    on January 21, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    Sprinting icon Usain Bolt, through his Usain Bolt Foundation, has committed $1 million towards Special Olympics Jamaica’s efforts to compete at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates in March. […]

  • Goule starts season on winning note
    on January 21, 2019 at 5:19 am

    Natoya Goule, the Commonwealth Games 800m bronze medal winner, launched her 2019 season with a win at the weekend. Running indoors at the Clemson Invitational in South Carolina, Goule romped to victory over 600m. The weekend also saw promising... […]

  • Pep demands more of City
    on January 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

    HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP):Three goals, three points and the pressure firmly kept on Liverpool in the title race.Surely Manchester City could not ask for much more in their 3-0 win at Huddersfield in the English Premier League (EPL) yesterday?Pep... […]

  • Zuerlein sends Rams to Super Bowl
    on January 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

    NEW ORLEANS (AP):Greg Zuerlein kicked a 57-yard field goal in overtime to send the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl with a 26-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints in the NFC championship game yesterday.The stunning finish came after New Orleans... […]

  • Matt maintains scoring form
    on January 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

    LONDON (CMC):Jamaican striker Jamille Matt notched his 15th goal of the season as Newport County edged Exeter City 1-0 in an English league Two match at Rodney Parade on Saturday.It was Newport's first league win since November, although the Welsh... […]

  • Oral Tracey | The Peter-Lee Vassell example
    on January 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

    He has quickly and almost quietly developed the reputation of being Jamaica's most promising young footballer. His journey from Cornwall College standout and 2016 daCosta Cup champion to exciting Harbour View playmaker and emerging as the best... […]

  • Hummingbirds, Spurs contest BEL final tonight
    on January 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Defending champions Kingston Hummingbirds and Manchester Spurs will renew their rivalry for Netball Jamaica's Berger Elite League title, when both meet in the Game One of the best-of-three finals showdown at the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC)... […]

  • Dunbeholden rue missed chances
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on January 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Dunbeholden FC were left to rue their luck after squandering the better chances in their 0-0 draw with second-placed Waterhouse in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at Royal Lakes yesterday.Team manager Paul Christie said throughout the season,... […]

  • Scorpions exact revenge on Volcanoes
    on January 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

    ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC):Chadwick Walton and Brandon King notched half-centuries as the Jamaica Scorpions finally broke their losing streak with a convincing six-wicket victory over the Windward Islands Volcanoes on the final day of their fifth-... […]

  • JFF scouts structured talent spotting
    on January 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

    National football technical director Wendell Downswell says the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will be pushing local Red Stripe Premier League clubs to have proper systems of scouting by the end of the year. This is to meet regional governing... […]