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Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AM

With all the battering it has taken from limited-overs cricket, the Test version is still dear to the heart of Foster's Fairplay. In a matter of days, the West Indies will be hosting England in a series consisting of three Test matches. Is it asking...

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Darren Bravo's 27-month exile from Test cricket finally ended yesterday when he was named in a 13-man squad to face England in the opening Test of the three-Test series at Kensington Oval next week. The left-hander is one of...

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Tottenham striker Harry Kane was ruled out for around two months yesterday because of ligament damage in his left ankle, dealing a huge blow to the English team's chances of winning a first piece of silverware under Mauricio Pochettino....

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AM

St Ann Orchids head coach Janet Guy wants her players to exercise greater responsibility over their actions in Netball Jamaica's Berger Elite League (BEL).They get another opportunity to fulfil that undertaking against Clarendon Gaters in a game...

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Coach of high-riding Red Stripe Premier League club Dunbeholden, Michael Cohen, said they will be looking to continue their good run of results when they go up against big-spending Mount Pleasant at Royal Lakes Complex this afternoon, starting at 3....

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON College's(KC) Wayne Pinnock continued from where he left off last season with a brilliant show last Saturday at the Charlie Fuller Field Event Meet at Manchester High School. Pinnock produced two big winning marks in the Boys' Class One...

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AM

After being named the top female football coach in the region and seeing his girls being recognised for the most outstanding performance of the year, Hugh Menzies, head coach of Jamaica's senior women's football team, the Reggae Girlz, is expecting...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 11:50 AM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, (CMC):

Exiled left-hander Darren Bravo has been included in a West Indies 13-man squad announced on Tuesday to face England in the first Test starting at Kensington Oval in Barbados later this month.

The 29-year-old last played a Test for the Windies 28 months ago in a three-match series against Pakistan in United Arab Emirates.

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Cricket is a fascinating and complex game. It is the only game that can last five days and at the end, no winner is declared.The selection of the team, in those early days, was relatively simple. Of those who played the game, the best players...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Spartans won the inaugural Jamaica Rugby League Association New Year Nines by defeating Kingston Central Hounds 18-14 in a close and exciting final on Saturday at the Duhaney Park Mini Stadium.CMU was the only...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Captain Jason Holder says he is already eyeing another successful year in international cricket but also wants to see the Windies excel, starting with the upcoming series against powerful England.The Barbadian all-rounder...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AM

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):If this was it for Andy Murray, if this truly was it, he gave himself and an appreciative, raucous crowd that included his mother and brother quite a gutsy goodbye, the type of never-give-in performance he is famous for....

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica basketball Association (JaBA) President Paulton Gordon says the consensus in his administration is that newly appointed national men's basketball coordinator, Ric Turner, is the person the sport needs to move forward.According to Gordon, his...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation has invited 12 new players to its first senior women's team training camp ahead of this summer's FIFA Women's World Cup in France. The camp will take place in St Ann from January 16 to 21. Head coach Hue Menzies said...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Gabriel Jesus kept up his scoring spree for Manchester City with two goals in a 3-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English Premier League (EPL) yesterday, moving the champions back to within four points of Liverpool...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Sports minister Olivia Grange says that although the Government does not have a lot of funds to offer at this time, it is willing to attempt to support to the Jamaica Tallawahs, who have threatened to move to another Caribbean territory.Grange says...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mark Neita's announcement that he will be contesting the post of president of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) has drawn the ire of its current head, Wilford 'Billy' Heaven.Neita, president of the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) and second vice-...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Montego Bay United (MBU) player-coach Dwayne Ambusley is hoping Sunday's 1-0 victory over Mount Pleasant FA in the Red Stripe Premier League will change their momentum as they look to stave off relegation. The win ended a five-game losing streak....

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:21 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Sakima 'Mr Smooth' Mullings has seen off many fierce opponents on his way to becoming not only the first-ever two-time Wray and Nephew Contender Series champion, but also the World Boxing Council Caribbean Boxing Federation Welterweight champion....

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott

After seeing his team lose to ninth placed Harbour View FC in mid-week, then beat defending champions and Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) leaders Portmore United away at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday, UWI FC coach, Andrew Peart, is...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP):Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has been released from hospital following successful surgery for stomach bleeding.His lawyer, Matias Morla, said that the 58-year old former Boca Juniors and Napoli player, and...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):David de Gea produced 11 saves in a virtuoso goalkeeping performance yesterday, helping Manchester United to a 1-0 victory over Tottenham secured by Marcus Rashford's goal in the English Premier League (EPL).By passing his first...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMOrville Higgins/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions suffered the ignominy of being soundly beaten in their first three games in the Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day competition after the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force completed the formalities to...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts (AP):Sony Michel ran for 129 yards and had three touchdowns and the New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Chargers 41-28 in the divisional play-offs yesterday to earn their eighth straight trip to the AFC championship...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Fedrick Dacres, the world's top discus thrower, got his 2019 campaign off to a solid start at the Fuller Memorial at Manchester High School on Saturday. Though he felt his technique was somewhat off, Dacres cranked out a consistent series of throws...

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