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Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

OUTGUNNED by big horse SHE'S A MANEATER, and before that WILL IN CHARGE in the Diamond Mile, top sprinter CHACE THE GREAT faces lesser rivals in this afternoon's Reggae Trophy at five furlongs straight.However, the Dwight Chen-trained six-year-old...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AM

I've always believed that the Jamaican Athletes Insurance Plan (JAIP) was a very good initiative by the Government that is geared at developing sport in Jamaica. It therefore bothers me that ever since the launch and implementation of the programme...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

National defender Allyson Swaby is pleased with the integration of new players into the senior women's football team as it prepares for the FIFA Women's World Cup in France this June.The Reggae Girlz are in a six-day training camp where 12 new...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Defending champions Kingston Hummingbirds will be looking to floor St Ann Orchids with speed when both teams meet in the first of today's two semi-finals in Netball Jamaica's Berger Elite League (BEL) at the Leila Robinson Courts, beginning at 6:00...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AM

It is not very often that the West Indies selectors come up with a squad that I find difficult to disagree with any of the players they choose. Team selection is a very tricky business even at the best of times, but when your team is struggling and...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Burrowes makes the cut in LAAC TournamentNational representatives Justin Burrowes and Sean Morris are at the Teeth of The Dog, Casa De Campo, competing in the Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC). The event, which began in 2014, is a...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

THE 2019 track and field season will step up a notch today with the staging of four development meets across the island.In Kingston, the Wint/McKenley Classics will take the spotlight at Calabar High School; while the Central Hurdles and Relays is...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) will be looking to establish the country as a renowned and respected site for Olympic sport, which includes partnering with Sabina Park Holdings, which manages the world-renowned cricket facility.President of...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 11:27 PMAndre Lowe

Jamaica's darling of the pool, Alia Atkinson, celebrated a great night at the 58th RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards at the Jamaica Pegasus, while Fedrick Dacres rubber-stamped his relentless march up the ranks, with a...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:35 AM

So this week, it has come to light that Sakima Mullings has a retina illness that has put a pause on his boxing career as he explores treatment options before making a return to the ring. In a conversation with The Gleaner at the Stanley Boxing Gym...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:31 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):The former chairman of CARICOM's sub-committee on cricket, Grenada's Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, has given a vote of no-confidence in the leadership of Cricket West Indies (CWI) president, Dave Cameron.Speaking on...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Experts from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have finished retrieving data from the Moscow lab that could lead to sanctions against Russian athletes implicated in the country's...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

OAKLAND, California (AP):Stephen Curry stepped back time and again and released the ball from way back. Most of the time with at least one defender in his face, too."It's insane what he does," coach Steve Kerr said.Curry scored 41 points with nine 3...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

MAKHI, who was forced off the track for close to 19 months because of lameness, will be treated with Lasix for his seventh start tomorrow and is the one to be on in the opening event over 1400 metres.The four-year-old returned in a 1500-metre race...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):For the first time in its six-year history, the total economic impact of the Caribbean Premier League has exceeded US$100 million, a 34 per cent increase over the previous 2017 season.A report commissioned by CPL and...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC):Veteran opener Devon Smith continued his domination at first-class level, stroking his 36th hundred as Windward Islands Volcanoes kept under-pressure Jamaica Scorpions in the field all day on the opening day of their fifth...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Dave Black, the coach of Herbert Morrison Technical High's basketball team, is confident that the school will capture their record sixth straight ISSA Western Conference Under-16 and -19 titles after booking their spots in the final...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

CAVE HILL, Barbados (CMC):Jonny Bairstow and Rory Burns found form ahead of next week's first Test, hitting half-centuries on the opening day of the second two-day match against CWI President's XI here yesterdayThe charismatic Bairstow narrowly...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Barcelona earned a spot in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey yesterday but their continued participation in the tournament remains under threat.Lionel Messi and Ousmane Dembele led Barcelona to a comfortable 3-0 win over Levante at...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sports columnists Dalton Myers and Dr Paul Wright have both tipped discus thrower Fedrick Dacres and swimming sensation Alia Atkinson to win tonight's RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year awards.Myers said that he expects Dacres...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:A new award has been added to the 2018 edition of the prestigious RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation's National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards.The award is named in honour of a pioneering Jamaican woman, legendary Master Blender Dr...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

World-ranked discus thrower Fedrick Dacres is a strong favourite to win his first RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman of the Year tonight, but the battle for the women's title is expected to be very close between swimmer Alia Atkinson...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:56 AMOrville Higgins

For 25-year-old John Campbell, getting called up for the West Indies team is a dream come true.  He has been included in the West Indies squad for the first Test against England in Barbados next week and he is, to say the least,...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:49 AMRaymond Graham

THE ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships is slated for the latter part of March and the stage has already been set for perhaps the most competitive meet for years.   Defending champions Calabar High and Edwin Allen...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:25 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

This year's Kingston City Marathon will be a real international affair. Competitors from the Caribbean, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Japan, Canada, China , and the United States have already signed up to compete in the March 17 event.Nicola...

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