Sports

  • Graydon's time to shine
    by Ainsley Walters/Gleaner Writer on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    GRAYDON ran a great race last Saturday, beaten by the handicaps, giving 12lb to the winner, MY SISTER, after getting involved in breakneck splits down the backstretch, and should relish the easier pace of this afternoon's United Racehorse Trainers'... […]

  • Boyz hunt another big Nations League win out west
    by Kavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Western Bureau:Reggae Boyz midfielder Peter-Lee Vassell says playing in his hometown will mean a lot to him when they go up against Suriname in the CONCACAF Nations League match at the Montego Bay Sports Complex this evening at 7 o'clock.Jamaica who... […]

  • Best of the best - Robinson earns top regional coaching award
    on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Julian Robinson, who is responsible for the world's best male discus thrower in 2018, is North America, Central America, and the Caribbean Track and Field Coaches Association (NACACTFCA) Coach of the Year.Robinson, who over the last 10 years, has... […]

  • Orville Higgins | Two bulls cannot rule in one pen
    on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    For virtually all my life I have been a voracious reader of novels. I may have told the story before of how I took up reading as a child only because I never wanted to do housework, and I found out very early that my mother would not disturb you to... […]

  • Sir Viv: Haynes right man for Windies head coach job
    on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Legendary former West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards believes that Desmond Haynes is the right man to succeed Stuart Law as head coach of the regional team.The 62-year-old Haynes has indicated his willingness to take... […]

  • Dalton Myers | Corruption in sport
    on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    This week, I did a guest lecture on 'Corruption in Sport' for my good friend, lecturer Kemesha Kelly; and it jogged my mind to a presentation I attended as an undergrad on the same topic area - the issue then (2001) was corruption and FIFA. The... […]

  • More changes coming to Walker Cup
    by Livingston Scott on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Competitions Officer of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), George Forbes, revealed that more changes could be coming to the Walker Cup competition next season.This season saw the third placed teams of each Manning Cup group... […]

  • 'Watershed moment' - Massive insurance coverage secured for regional cricketers
    by Akino Ming/Staff Reporter on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Cricket West Indies President Dave Cameron is hoping that the US$253,000 ($31.9 million) the board has dished out to the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) to secure a health insurance plan for retained players from all six regional franchises... […]

  • It's a Cornwall, JC Champions Cup final
    by Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer on November 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Cornwall College turned in a gusty second-half performance to defeat former champions St George's College 2-0 and book their spot in this year's final of the ISSA/Champions Cup competition at Sabina Park last evening. The Dr Dean Weatherly-coached... […]

  • Croatia clip Spain 3-2 to throw open Nations League group
    on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    ZAGREB, Croatia (AP):Tin Jedvaj scored his second goal of the game in injury time to earn Croatia a 3-2 win over Spain yesterday, a result that left both teams and group rivals England still in the running to reach the UEFA Nations League finals.... […]

  • England blank US 3-0 in Rooney's farewell match
    on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    LONDON (AP):Christian Pulisic played just his second match with the U.S. national team in 13 months, and the Americans failed to muster much of an attack in a 3-0 loss to England yesterday that marked Wayne Rooney's farewell with the Three Lions.... […]

  • Tanya Lee | Retirement options for athletes
    on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    A few weeks ago, I explored some of the difficulties typically faced by athletes post-retirement and promised to look at some career options for after the stadium lights go dim.Yes, athletes are among the highest-paid people on the planet, but the... […]

  • Bunny Grant blazed a trail for modern boxing successes in Jamaica
    by Leroy Brown/Gleaner Writer on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    "Bunny was one of the best boxers produced by Jamaica, and his trail-blazing career influenced numerous champions since then," said Jacques Deschamps Jr, whose father, Jacques Deschamps Sr, (now deceased), managed George Leslie 'Bunny' 'The Whip'... […]

  • Charlemont, Petersfield to seek glory in Francis KO final
    by Kavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Western Bureau:Charlemont High and Petersfield High will meet in the 2018 ISSA-WATA Ben Francis KO final after scoring contrasting wins in the semi-finals at Juici Park in Clarendon yesterday.First time finalists Charlemont survived numerous attacks... […]

  • India book spot in final four at Women's T20
    on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    PROVIDENCE, Guyana (CMC):India became the second team to qualify for the semifinals of the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup when they easily defeated Ireland by 51 runs in their Group B encounter at the Providence Cricket Stadium yesterday.Led once... […]

  • Taylor lauds bowlers, but says batters need to apply themselves
    on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):While conceding that her team's bowling department is quite potent, West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor wants her batters to show more application when they are at the crease.For the second straight match, the West Indies... […]

  • Cardenas to make merry in Sunrise-Six
    by Elton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    BROOKLYN will surely be running only against the clock in tomorrow's first race, an 1100 metres event for $450,000 claimers.Nine will face the starter in this opening event of the Sunrise-Six and the Anthony Smith-trained five-year-old mare has an... […]

  • Grange: Streamlining won't pose a problem
    by Akino Ming/Staff Reporter on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    An announcement that the Ministry of Sport will be streamlining public entities in sports such as the Institute of Sports (INSPORT), Independence Park Limited (IPL) and Sports Development Foundation (SDF) has not gone down well with some... […]

  • Magee among six off to talent showpiece in Portugal
    by Akino Ming/Staff Reporter on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Tyreek Magee, who was outstanding for the National Under-20 team at the just-concluded World Cup qualifiers, along with five other Under-19 players, left the island yesterday for a talent showpiece at the Braga Football Academy in Portugal.The Braga... […]

  • STETHS have nothing to fear, says Wedderburn - ISSA/Champions Cup semis today at Sabina Park
    by Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer on November 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

    St Elizabeth Technical High's (STETHS) coach, Omar Wedderburn, says his team has nothing to fear when they meet urban area kingpins Jamaica College (JC) in today's big semifinal clash of the ISSA-Champions Cup competition at Sabina Park.The match is... […]