Sports

  • 50m breaststroke gold for Atkinson
    on December 12, 2018 at 10:48 pm

    Jamaica’s ace female swimmer, Alia Atkinson, clocked 29.05 seconds to win gold in the 50 metres breaststroke at the 2018 FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China today. Atkinson, the world-record holder in the event... […]

  • Bolt signs deal with money services provider
    on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    SAN JOSE, California:Xoom, PayPal's international money transfer service, yesterday announced eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt as its global brand ambassador through to 2020. The partnership kicks off as Xoom expands its send money... […]

  • Racing Tips
    on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

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  • Queens of the court - Gaynstead celebrate netball dominance, Grange promises upgrades
    by Raymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    It was a carnival-like atmosphere on Central Avenue in Kingston yesterday as members of the Gaynstead High School netball teams were celebrated for their recent success in the ISSA schoolgirl netball competitions.Gaynstead won their first 'double-... […]

  • Nunes to crack the whip today
    by Ainsley Walters/Gleaner Writer on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Anthony Nunes could win as many as four races this afternoon as he continues to peel away from defending champion 17-time winner Wayne DaCosta in the trainers' title race, which took a dramatic turn when SHE'S A MANEATER bolted and was scratched... […]

  • Run For Your Heart 5K/2K set to excite
    on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) last Friday announced plans for the 2019 staging of the Crystal Spring Run For Your Heart 5K/2K.The run, scheduled for Sunday, February 3, 2019, is aimed at raising funds to offset costs associated with the... […]

  • Tridents owner up for extradition
    on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    LONDON (CMC):Exiled Indian business magnate Dr Vijay Mallya could face fraud charges in his homeland after a court on Monday ruled that he could be extradited from the United Kingdom.The 62-year-old, who has been battling extradition in recent years... […]

  • Laurie Foster | Much for ISSA to consider
    on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Another Jamaican school-boy football season has come to its end. The person or persons who wrote the script should be on a high, given that so many boxes, which seem to promote progress, have been ticked. It was a season for the palates which... […]

  • Spurs hunt sixth straight win
    on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Manchester Spurs will be looking to fine-tune their attacking game for a sixth straight win, when they face St. James Sharpes in the opening game of Netball Jamaica's opening fixture of two, in the Berger Elite League, at the Leila Robinson Courts... […]

  • Hope's ton lifts Windies to rare win
    on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):Elegant Shai Hope struck a superb career-best hundred to headline a successful West Indies run chase as the Caribbean side edged Bangladesh by four wickets in the second One-Day International to level the three-match series... […]

  • Taylor takes charge at Harbour View
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Stand-in Harbour View coach Fabian Taylor said the players have still not got over the sudden departure of former head coach Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner, who handed in his resignation to the club on Monday after a poor run of results.Taylor will lead... […]

  • Reflective Stewart looks ahead to coaching
    by Hubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Olympic and World 100-metre silver-medal winner Kerron Stewart, says she might go down in history as the sprinter who ran 10.75 seconds without winning a gold medal. Stewart, who retired at the end of the 2018 athletics season, made this insight... […]

  • Reno's Drummond remains positive
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Reno coach Godfrey Drummond believes their 0-0 draw against high-flying Cavalier at Stadium East in their 15th-round Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game on Sunday is reason for him to be positive going into their run of games over the holidays.... […]

  • Make JA's Cricket great again! - JCA seeks to develop the complete cricketer
    by Erica Virtue/Senior Gleaner Writer on December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Aggressive, stroke-filled, and with pin-point batting and bowling accuracy are qualities the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) hopes to harvest and hone in the new Jamaican cricketer the association is trying to develop.These qualities, the... […]

  • Four-day celebration planned for Reggae Girlz
    on December 11, 2018 at 11:52 pm

    The Ministry of Sports has announced four days of celebration for Jamaica's senior national women's football team, for their historic qualification for next year's FIFA Women's World Cup. Sports Minister Olivia Grange said that it... […]

  • Paul Wright | Winston Chung-Fah: a mentor and a friend
    on December 11, 2018 at 5:22 am

    At 2 p.m. on Saturday, legendary coach, motivator and friend of all who knew him, Winston 'Chungie' Chung-Fah was laid to rest in Pinecrest, Florida. He was one month short of his 79th birthday. During the service, attended by approximately 800 of... […]

  • Four suspended amid Sterling investigation
    on December 11, 2018 at 5:21 am

    Amid an outcry over the treatment of Jamaican born Manchester City attacker Raheem Sterling by England's media and football fans, Chelsea suspended four people from attending its matches as police investigated whether the player was racially abused... […]

  • Jamaican chess has bright future - Wilkinson
    by Hubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer on December 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

    "Landmark moments in 2018 have paved the way for a bright future in Jamaican chess." That is the viewpoint of outgoing Jamaica Chess Federation President Ian Wilkinson. Citing the World Chess Sub-Zonal tournament and Jamaica's strong run at the... […]

  • We're building a dynasty - Wilson, Hyde
    by Cecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer on December 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

    It was sheer excitement and thrill inside the Stuart Hall auditorium yesterday at Clarendon College (CC) as students blew vuvuzelas in celebration of the team's 1-0 victory over Kingston College in the ISSA Olivier Shield at the National Stadium in... […]

  • 'Bibi' says bye - Gardner resigns as Harbour View head coach
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on December 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner has resigned as head coach of Harbour View Football Club, administrator Ludlow Bernard confirmed yesterday. Gardner, a former national senior men's football team captain, has been in charge of the club since last season, but... […]