Sports

  • Sporting world mourns loss of Bryant
    on January 27, 2020 at 5:33 am

    CALABASAS, California. (AP): NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on a steep hillside in dense morning fog in Southern California yesterday, his sudden death at age 41 touching off an...

  • JABA president hails Bryant as standard bearer
    by Daniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer on January 27, 2020 at 5:33 am

    Jamaican Basketball Association (JABA) president Paulton Gordon says that the death of NBA legend Kobe Byrant was a loss not only for basketball but for the entire sporting community. The five time NBA champion and double Olympic gold medallist...

  • Atlantic Blue returns with a bang
    by Ainsley Walters/Gleaner Writer on January 27, 2020 at 5:32 am

    ATLANTIC BLUE took over from speedy K J EXPRESS and lasted home by a neck from fast-finishing HOVER CRAFT on his return from a near four-month lay-up, to land the Allan E ‘Billy’ Williams Memorial yesterday. KJ EXPRESS blazer was cracking...

  • Fitzgerald praises weakened Molynes squad
    by Daniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer on January 27, 2020 at 5:31 am

    Moylnes United head coach Calvert Fitzgerald praised his rotated team after their 1-1 draw against UWI FC in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the UWI Mona Bowl yesterday. Tyrick Stephenson got the opener for the visiting Molynes in...

  • Brimming with confidence - Herbert Morrison expect defence of U16, U-19 titles against St James, York Castle High
    by Kavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer on January 27, 2020 at 5:29 am

    Western Bureau: Herbert Morrison Technical High School is confident that they can extend their ISSA Western Conference Basketball Under-16 and -19 titles to six straight when they take on St James High and York Castle High, respectively, at the...

  • Oral Tracey | Getting our sporting priorities straight
    on January 27, 2020 at 5:28 am

    I read with dismay my colleague Hubert Lawrence’s column in last Thursday’s Gleaner highlighting that for the second year running, the Milo Western Relays would be held at the G.C. Foster College in St Catherine instead of at its customary home at...

  • We tried our best - Fowler
    on January 27, 2020 at 5:28 am

    National senior netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler said the Sunshine Girls played well despite their 67-56 defeat to world champions New Zealand in the final of the Vitality Netball Nations Cup at the Copper Box Arena in London yesterday. Fowler...

  • Williams ‘shocked’ by 60m PB
    by Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer on January 27, 2020 at 5:26 am

    Jamaica’s star sprinter Briana Williams says she was very shocked by her performance after she ran a personal best time 7.15 seconds to win the women’s 60m at The Queen’s/Grace Jackson Meet at the National Stadium on Saturday. Williams, the...

  • Kobe a superb reference point for Ja – Nattie
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on January 27, 2020 at 5:24 am

    Former president of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) Marland Nattie said the passing of former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, is ‘a sad moment in basketball history”. Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven other unidentified...

  • Liverpool held 2-2 by Shrewsbury
    on January 27, 2020 at 5:24 am

    (AP): The sight of Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino entering as substitutes late in the second half really summed up Liverpool’s desperation in their FA Cup match against supposed pushovers from the third tier yesterday. Even the two superstar...

  • UWI, Molynes play to 1-1 stalemate
    by Daniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer - on January 26, 2020 at 11:45 pm

    UWI and Molynes United played to a 1-1 draw in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) encounter at the UWI Mona Bowl on Sunday afternoon. Tyrick Sutherland opened the scoring for Molynes in the 26th minute before Thorn Simpson levelled for the home...

  • Update: Kobe Bryant daughter Gianna confirmed dead in crash
    on January 26, 2020 at 9:03 pm

    It is being reported that NBA legend Kobe Bryant's daughter has also been confirmed dead in the helicopter crash which killed the former Los Angeles Lakers star in California on Sunday morning. TMZ Sports, who broke the story earlier today, said...

  • Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash
    on January 26, 2020 at 8:23 pm

    Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday morning. TMZ reported that Bryan was travelling with at least three other persons in his private helicopter when it went down in the hills of Calabasas and...

  • Sunshine Girls look to ambush Silver Ferns
    by Robert Bailey - Gleaner Writer on January 26, 2020 at 5:39 am

    Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls will face world champions New Zealand in today’s final of the Vitality Netball Nations Cup at the Copper Box Arena in London. Match time is noon. The Jamaicans secured their spot in the final of the championships after an...

  • Caymanas tips
    on January 26, 2020 at 5:39 am

    VREL TIPSTERS’ COMPETITION Racedate : 26/01/2020...

  • Sizzling 200m run by Davis
    by Raymond Graham - Sunday Gleaner Writer on January 26, 2020 at 5:39 am

    HER fans have been waiting for a long time and the fair-sized crowd at the St Elizabeth Technical Invitational yesterday got something special from Edwin Allen High’s Kevona Davis. Taking to the track for the first time since May 2019, she clocked...

  • Coach Coley slams batsmen after Scorpions loss
    by Lennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer on January 26, 2020 at 5:38 am

    Jamaica Scorpions head coach Andre Coley says his team’s lack of patience and discipline at the crease cost them the game as they went down by 119 runs to Barbados Pride on day three of their third-round West Indies Championship match at Sabina...

  • El Profesor has right credentials
    by Ainsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer on January 26, 2020 at 5:37 am

    EL PROFESOR is up against the weakest field he has faced in, certainly, the last four months, probably longer, and should defy topweight with Trevor Simpson to put away a hodgepodge line-up, almost a half of which doesn’t belong in the event,...

  • Old rivals clash in the Jungle - Hosts Arnett look to halt Tivoli’s winning run
    by Nodley Wright - Sunday Gleaner Writer on January 26, 2020 at 5:36 am

    Arnett Gardens will seek to halt the steady march of their neighbours and rivals Tivoli Gardens up the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) table and, at the same time, stem their slide down, when both teams meet this evening in one of four games on...

  • Sticking to old tricks! - Graham not changing approach in Olympic year
    by Akino Ming - Staff Reporter on January 26, 2020 at 5:29 am

    The magnitude of the pending Olympic Games is not fazing veteran hurdlers coach Lennox Graham as he is not changing his approach to the season. The man, who once coached his alma mater, Kingston College, to six consecutive Boys’ Champs titles, is...