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Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Defending champions Heartease went down by six wickets to Whitehorses on the opening day of the Social Development Commission (SDC) National Community Twenty20 Cricket competition at Factory Oval, Springfield, in St Thomas last Sunday.Heartease took...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Although the world is not as divided as it once was, at least on the surface, there are, in fact, different strokes for different folks, and especially so in cricket.The International Cricket Council (ICC), originally located in London but now...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Fulham secured a return to the Premier League after four years away and a windfall of at least US$210 million by beating Aston Villa 1-0 in the second-tier English playoff final yesterday.Tom Cairney netted probably the most lucrative...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KIEV, Ukraine (AP):Gareth Bale's eye-catching scissor-kick helped Real Madrid to a third successive Champions League (CL) title yesterday with a 3-1 victory over a Liverpool side thwarted by a pair of goalkeeping blunders and Mohamed Salah being...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Twelve Jamaicans have booked their tickets to the NCAA Division One Track and Field Championships, with five doing so on yesterday's final day of competition at the East preliminary round in Tampa, Florida.Jeanine Williams, Daeshon Gordon, Sabina...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

St Andrew topped the 35th staging of the two-day JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships at the National Stadium yesterday.The champions tallied 343.50 points. They were followed by St Catherine 320, Portland 187, St Elizabeth 185, Manchester...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Track: Good Weather: FineLOTTO 'MILLIONAIRE' TROPHYRace 1 1700 M (Purse $620,000) NB5-Y-O...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Hurdlers Janieve Russell and Omar McLeod displayed impeccable composure to win their respective events at the Prefontaine Classic, the Eugene Diamond League, yesterday.Russell continues her impressive form in the women's 400m hurdles with a come-...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Junior shooter Danzell Knight, a student at the American International School of Kingston, will stage a charity skeet shoot competition today with a target of $500,000 to benefit the Jamaica Society for the Blind.The tournament will be held at the...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CHAMPION trainer Wayne DaCosta yesterday posted a stinging four-timer, including a sweep of the Lotto Classic Governor's Cup and Lotto Sprint with 5-1 shot DRUMMER BOY and Horse of the Year SHE'S A MANEATER, respectively.The 17-time champion trainer...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BOSTON (AP):LeBron James and the depleted Cleveland Cavaliers won't get any sympathy from the Celtics when they return to Boston for Game 7 (7:30 Ja time tonight) of the Eastern Conference finals.Already labouring to reach his eighth straight NBA...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:09 AM

Raymond Graham: Despite no major championships this year, fans are in for some excitement and one of the events that should attract a lot of attention, is the women's 100 metres.AndrÈ Lowe: It's been an exciting start to the season and things should...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KIEV, Ukraine (AP):For once in a Champions League final, Cristiano Ronaldo will yield some of the spotlight to another player sweeping up adulation and personal acclaim.While five-time World Player of the Year Ronaldo is chasing a record fifth...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Despite his successes as coach of Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane doesn't see himself as a great tactician.Instead, he prides himself on being a manager of egos.Zidane, who will be trying to win his third straight Champions League title as...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Real Madrid are entering today's Champions League final with the attitude that the past means nothing.According to coach Zinedine Zidane, the fact that the Spanish giants are two-time defending champions, playing in their third straight...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KIEV, Ukraine (AP):Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has criticised UEFA's decision to hold the Champions League final in Kiev, as fans continue to struggle with travel problems.The Ukrainian capital has failed to cope with the influx of fans from...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KIEV, Ukraine (AP):Juergen Klopp wouldn't reveal if Mohamed Salah is fasting for Ramadan, while preparing for the Champions League final.But either way, Liverpool's star forward is "full of power", his coach said yesterday on the eve of the club...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Annette Atkinson, senior manager for corporate affairs and communication at Guardian Life, said they have gone past the almost 6,000 participants who took part in last year's Guardian Life Keep It Alive Night Run and are on track to surpassing the...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Clients and prospective clients of JMMB have been invited to attend a viewing party for today's UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool. The viewing party will start at 1 p.m...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There is a constant need for financial support for sports activities in Jamaica, and in most cases, a constant request for help from National Sport Organisations (NSOs). The recent move by the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) to professionalise the...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KOLKATA, India (CMC):West Indies Twenty20 captain Carlos Brathwaite grabbed two wickets in the final over as his Sunrisers Hyderabad stunned Sunil Narine's Kolkata Knight Riders by 14 runs to reach tomorrow's final of the Indian Premier League....

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The West Indies selectors have surprised me again in the naming of the Test squad for the Sri Lanka series. Selecting a cricket team is never an easy task, ask 20 people to name a squad and you are likely to get 20 different responses, but there are...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/ Gleaner Writer

This afternoon's Lotto Classic Governor's Cup is no 'poor man's derby', a label that should now be abandoned with more owners deciding to have a go at rich the purse, $3m, despite winners of graded events being allotted topweight at 10 furlongs....

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

The best women's 100 metres field of the season will assemble in Eugene, Oregon, today at the annual Prefontaine Classic.Standing ready will be Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion Elaine Thompson. The 25-year-old will face world champion Tori Bowie...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

LOCAL junior and senior athletes will get another chance to warm up for next month's National Championships when the third JAAA All Comers meet takes place at the National Stadium this evening starting at 6 o'clock.The meet is set to get under way...

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