Sports

  • Knight-Wisdom hopes to make CAC splash
    on July 19, 2018 at 5:22 am

    BARRANQUILLA, Colombia:Yona Knight-Wisdom, who scaled new frontiers to represent Jamaica in the 3km Springboard Diving at the Olympic Games, is banking on a changed strategy to garner better results.."I've been working on my new dive," said Knight... […]

  • We now know we belong - Wilson
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on July 19, 2018 at 5:18 am

    Following Jamaica's convincing 12-6 win over Switzerland in their 13th -16th place match at the 2018 Lacrosse World Championship, being held in Israel, coach Mark Wilson, says they now feel like they truly belong to the sport and don't feel out of... […]

  • Great opportunity - Robinson underlines CAC Games as important platform
    on July 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Chef de Mission of Jamaica's team to this year's Central American and Caribbean (CAC) GamesLt Col Derek Robinson says that this year's championships presents a great opportunity for a number of the country's less-prominent athletes to make a name... […]

  • Leonard, DeRozan make moves
    on July 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over. So is DeMar DeRozan's time in Toronto.An NBA summer blockbuster got pulled off yesterday, with the Spurs sending Leonard to the Raptors as part of a four-player deal that has DeRozan heading to San... […]

  • Bet on us - CWI hails 'appeal' of brand after new Betway deal
    on July 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Cricket West Indies (CWI) has trumpeted the continued attractiveness of the region's cricket brand after signing an 18-month commercial deal with global online betting company Betway.The deal was initiated during the ongoing... […]

  • Race against time - Cunningham rushes to convert for CAC Games
    by Ainsley Walters/Gleaner Writer on July 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    SHECKEMA CUNNINGHAM, Jamaica's lone karate representative at the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Barranquilla, Colombia, is desperately undergoing a third conversion of fighting styles in time to make the July 25-27 competition.... […]

  • Hubert Lawrence | World Junior Wonderment
    on July 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    With a record medal haul of four gold, five silver and three bronze medals at last week's IAAF World Under 20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, the Jamaica junior team has answered one of the nation's most persistent sporting questions - What will... […]

  • Recruitment drive - Whitmore looking to bolster Reggae Boyz squad ahead of Nations League
    by Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer on July 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore has identified a number of weak areas in the national side that he will be looking to address ahead of the CONCACAF Nations League in September.Whitmore told The Gleaner that he has been looking at a... […]

  • Banned top jock Thomas will ride St Leger Day
    on July 19, 2018 at 1:04 am

    LEADING rider apprentice Anthony Thomas booted home two winners at Caymanas Park on Wednesday before going off on a staggered suspension, having appealed two of three bans imposed by the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) stewards. Having appealed two... […]

  • Windies A collapse leaves Surrey in driver's seat
    on July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    LONDON (CMC):A disappointing batting effort from West Indies A left them with an uphill task of saving their four-day match against County side Surrey.Replying to the hosts' first innings of 366 all out, West Indies collapsed to 178 in reply, to... […]

  • NBA preps for expanded betting on games
    on July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    LAS VEGAS (AP):Here's a scenario: LeBron James is four assists and three rebounds shy of a triple-double after three quarters. A bettor, who is watching at home and utilising a mobile app, decides to gamble that James will get those assists and... […]

  • It's Crucial Appeal
    by Ainsley Walters/Gleaner Writer on July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Red-hot apprentice and leading rider Anthony Thomas has been given the task of trying to get renowned speedster CRUCIAL APPEAL stay the distance in this afternoon's overnight allowance at six and a half furlongs.Thomas was aboard the ageing warrior... […]

  • Laurie Foster | This one should not slip!
    on July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    The 17th staging of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Athletics, formerly known as the World Junior Championships, concluded in Tampere, Finland, over last weekend. It was the coming out party of yet another female Jamaican sprinter who seems... […]

  • Hats off to Gayle, Patterson
    by Tony Becca/Contributor on July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Former West Indies opening batsman, Chris Gayle, and former fast bowler, Patrick Patterson, will be honoured at the Vice Chancellor's cricket match against the touring Bangladesh team at Sabina Park tomorrow.The one-day affair, a day and night match... […]

  • 'WCup was about tactical discipline'
    by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer on July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Local coaches Shavar Thomas, Omar Edwards, Vassell Reynolds have described the 2018 World Cup as one which was a fantastic spectacle, full of suspense and unpredictability.According to the coaches, the smaller nations came to the fore in a big way... […]

  • Guyana remain out front with easy win
    on July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Guyana comfortably disposed of Jamaica by 31 runs to remain out front in the Regional Under-17 Championship, with one round remaining.Playing at Gilbert Park on Monday, Guyana rallied to 174 for seven off their 50... […]

  • Sports Briefs
    on July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    MANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester United has sold Netherlands defender Daley Blind back to Ajax for US$18.75 million, four years after signing him from the Dutch club.The clubs announced the move yesterday after Blind... […]

  • NJ still in shock after sudden death of second VP
    by Marc Stamp/Gleaner Writer on July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Wayne Lewis, a director of Netball Jamaica (NJ), says that the board is still in shock following the sudden death of its second vice-president Cora Ricketts on Sunday at the University Hospital of the West Indies."She had a heart condition and was... […]

  • Caymanas tips
    on July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

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  • Sambo team flies out today for Pan Am Champs
    by Marc Stamp/Gleaner Writer on July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    The Jamaica Sambo and Combat Sambo Federation (JSCSF) two-member team will hunt glory at the Pan American Championship to be held in Acapulco, Mexico from July 21-22.The team of Matthew Colquhoun and Imran Hall as well as president of the JSCSF,... […]