Sports

  • UPDATE: Bobsled girls in 18th position going into Wednesday's heats
    on February 20, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    Jamaica's history-making bobsledders, Carrie Russell and Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian, were 18th of 20 teams, after today's two runs of the women's two-man bobsled at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Jamaicans have a... […]

  • Track stars hail historic bobsled team
    on February 20, 2018 at 1:51 pm

    Several of Jamaica’s top track-and-field athletes took to social media to show their support for the country’s history-making women’s bobsled team at the Winter Olympics.  Driver Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and brakewoman... […]

  • Jamaica's women in 17th spot
    on February 20, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    Jamaica's Carrie Russell and Jazmine Fenlator -Victorian were tied for 17th, of 20 teams, after the first run of the women's tw0-man bobsled at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Jamaicans clocked 51.29 seconds... […]

  • We shall return - Boys' Town plan swift top-flight turnaround
    by Marc Stamp/Gleaner Writer on February 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

    President of relegated Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) club Boys' Town, Leon Mitchell, is already putting plans in place for them to be back in top flight in one season.Boys' Town were demoted to next season's Kingston and St Andrew Football... […]

  • Knights hunt second straight win
    on February 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Defending champions Urban Knights will be aiming for their second straight victory in the National Basketball League (NBL) competition when they take on St George's at the Pembroke hall Community Court, starting at 7:45 p.m. tonight.In the opening... […]

  • Kent claim last Super50 semi spot
    on February 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

    COOLIDGE, Antigua (CMC):In a match marked by several notable individual performances, including career-best spells from Orlando Peters and Adam Riley, and a series of stoppages for rain, Kent Spitfires claimed a 23-run victory under the Duckworth-... […]

  • Lawrence pleased with Couples Charity Golf turnout
    by Jermaine Lannaman/ Gleaner Writer on February 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Champions Ricardo Perry and Steve Richards have credited hard work and self-belief as the main reasons for their success at the recent 17th annual Couples Resorts Charity Golf Tournament at the Sandals Golf and Country Club in Ocho Rios.The two, who... […]

  • Dr Paul Wright | Go girls! ... Bobsled 'glad bag' buss
    on February 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Today, Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Jamaica's female bobsled team of Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian (Driver) and Carrie Russell (brakes person) will compete in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. This is a historic first for Jamaica's women... […]

  • Ellis scores 100m win - Powell suffers injury
    by Raymond Graham/Gleaner Writer on February 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

    AFTER being out of competition for most of last season due to injury, former World 100m record holder Asafa Powell suffered another setback to his 2018 campaign at Saturday's Quality Logistic meet inside the National Stadium.Competing in the final... […]

  • XLCR targets top 5 at Champs
    by Akino Ming/Staff Reporter on February 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Having convincingly defended their title at the Digicel Corporate Area Anthrick Championships last week, coach of Excelsior High School track team David Riley says that his girls' team is looking to break into the top five at the ISSA/GraceKennedy... […]

  • They will make you fall in love - Stokes expecting great things from Bobsled team
    by Akino Ming/Staff Reporter on February 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

    President of the Jamaica Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (JBSF) Chris Stokes is predicting that Jamaicans will fall in love with bobsleigh again after seeing the female bobsled team compete today at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South... […]

  • Bailey the Brit? - Butler, immigration lawyer discuss star footballer's England eligibility
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on February 20, 2018 at 5:00 am

    The Leon Bailey saga has taken another twist, with reports that the Jamaica-born Bundesliga star could qualify to represent the England national team through the grandparents of his adopted father, Craig Butler. According to noted immigration lawyer... […]

  • Hamilton powers Windies 'A' to commanding position
    on February 20, 2018 at 1:36 am

    Stand-down wicketkeeper Jahmar Hamilton stroked a majestic century to put West Indies A in pole position heading into today’s third day of their second and penultimate unofficial Test against England Lions at Sabina Park. Hamilton, who is... […]

  • Scorpions miss out on Super50 semis
    on February 19, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    The Jamaica Scorpions have not advanced to the semi finals of the NAGICO Regional Super50 tournament despite beating the USA by 80 runs in their final preliminary round match at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua.  This is... […]

  • Grange sets indoor shot put PB
    by Hubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer on February 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Former Holmwood Technical High School standout Gleneve Grange smashed her indoor shot put personal best in South Bend, Indiana, on Saturday. Now a senior at Florida State University (FSU), Grange spun her shot out to 17.24m at the Alex Wilson... […]

  • Rusea's, STETHS victorious at Western Champs
    by Kavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer on February 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Rusea's High School proved that last year's upset win over western track and field giants St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) was no fluke. This, after capturing the female title for a second time at the COCAA/Digicel Western Athletics... […]

  • Relegated! - Price looks for silver lining following demotion
    by Livingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer on February 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Boys' Town FC head coach Andrew Price said that demotion will be an opportunity for the club to regroup and come back stronger.The Red Brigade became the first team to be relegated from this season's Red Stripe Premier League, after losing 2-0 to... […]

  • Maintain the 50! - Football agent calls for consistent FIFA ranking to ensure UK work permits
    by Rachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator on February 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Former national striker now turned football agent, Damani Ralph, said that while it is good that Jamaica is currently ranked 50th in the FIFA /Coca-Cola World Rankings, it is important that the team maintains this ranking in order to give players an... […]

  • Warrican tames England Lions on Day 1
    by Jermaine Lannaman/Gleaner Writer on February 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    A career-best performance from left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican has put Windies A in a good position against England Lions heading into today's second day of their second unofficial Test at Sabina Park.Warrican, who was the Man of the Match in the... […]

  • Scorpions sweat Super50 semi-final berth
    on February 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Jamaica Scorpions easily disposed of USA Cricket by 80 runs in their final preliminary match of the Regional Super50 here yesterday but their spot in the semi-finals remained in doubt at press time as English county Kent remained front-runners to... […]