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Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs head coach Mark O'Donnell said that they will not be underestimating the winless St Lucia Stars when both meet in the Hero Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 (T20) competition at Sabina Park in Kingston today at 6 p.m. Match time is...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Norman Malcolm, president of the Jamaica Cricket Umpires Association, said his association has been working assiduously in an effort to prepare the country's umpires to get on the International Cricket Council (ICC) panel.Malcolm told The Gleaner...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:22 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Thirty-eight year-old midfielder Jermaine 'Teddy' Johnson says that he plans to use all his experience to assist Tivoli Gardens in their bid to win next season's Red Stripe Premier League title.Johnson told The Gleaner that despite his age, he is...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The thanksgiving service for former second vice-president of the Netball Jamaica (NJ), Cora Ricketts will be held today at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on North Street in Kingston starting at 10:30 a.m.Rickets, who served for sport for more than 40...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jerry Benzwick, chairman of the Jamaica Rugby Football Union, says he is hoping that the country's bronze-medal placing at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Colombia will help to lift the profile of the sport locally.Benzwick told...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having retained 10 players from last year's team, that won the ISSA-FLOW Super Cup competition, Kingston College's (KC) head coach Ludlow Bernard, says they are ready to make a very serious push for the Manning Cup title in the upcoming campaign.KC...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs leg spinner Samuel Badree said that they are aiming for a winning start when they face defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders in their opening match in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) competition at the Queen's Park Oval in...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College's (KC) Manning Cup team received a major boost ahead of next month's start of the schoolboy football season, as nutrition company Qualcare presented the school with their newest shake drink, Intrust.Daniel Wright, dietitian for...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs manager Andrew Richardson, says that the team is ready and raring to go ahead of their opening match against defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders in this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The match will be played in Port...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of Melbourne Cricket Club Mark Neita has expressed delight after Foska Oats' renewed sponsorship of $1 million to the club's youth academy."We could not do cricket without Foska Oats and their contribution," said Neita."They have invested...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cricket Umpires Association, Patrick Malcolm said the appointment of Patrick Gustard and Denavon Hayles to the cadre of umpires and match referees for this year's Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) competition is a major...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Richardson, team manager of the Jamaica Tallawahs, said the team is in high spirits and looking forward to the start of the Caribbean Premier League competition, which begins on August 8.Richardson told The Gleaner that they have assembled a...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Tallawahs opening batsman Johnson Charles has set his sights on scoring over 600 runs in this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL), which begins on August 8.Charles, 29, had a poor tournament last year for the St Lucia Stars, where he...

Published:Friday | August 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Head coach of Jamaica Tallawahs, Mark O'Donnell, strongly believes that the franchise can win this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 competition which bowls off on August 8.Two-time champions Tallawahs who last won the competition in 2016...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) Alexander Williams, said the organisation has formed an amalgamation with anti-doping entities from a number of overseas countries that will see these agencies conducting out of competition drug...

Published:Monday | July 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Humble Lion head coach Merron Gordon said the return of striker Francois Swaby is a major boost for his team ahead the upcoming Red Stripe Premier League season.The 29-year-old Swaby spent last season on loan with El Salvador league club Luis ¡ngel...

Published:Monday | July 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Kickers Football Academy Jevaun Hutchinson said he was delighted with the turnout at this year's staging of their football summer camp.Over 50 campers between ages four and 20 participated in the three-day camp, which was scheduled...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

In an effort to closer align itself to international standards, The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission will conduct all anti-doping cases behind closed doors, according to chairman Alexander Williams.Speaking at the association's Decennial Gala on...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Lesgar 'Speedy' Murdock turned in a scintillating performance to remain on course to capture the Open Division at the Pan American Handgun Championship at the Jamaica Rifle Association on Mountain View Avenue yesterday.Murdock, who is one...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former Trinidad and Tobago and Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke said there is a major decline in football in the Caribbean and believes the governing bodies must move swiftly to address this matter.The 46-year-old Yorke, who led Trinidad and...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

A number of the region's high schools netball coaches have described this year's inaugural staging of the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Champion of Champions High Schools Netball Tournament a major success.The one-week...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:21 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

A pulsating encounter is expected today when national all-island champions Excelsior High School and Holmwood Technical meet in the final of the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Champion of Champions High Schools Netball Tournament...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Alastair Stewart, secretary of the Jamaica Rifle Association (JFA), said that the organisation is working assiduously to ensure a smooth start to this year's staging of the Pan American Handgun Championships.The tournament's pre-match shooting...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Dr Paula Daley-Morris says that her association is delighted after signing a partnership with the New Zealand High Commission to bring South Africa-born New Zealand netballer Irene Van Dyk to the island, as part of...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

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...

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