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Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Adviser in the Ministry of Sport, Allie McNab, a revered national footballer in his day, said he aches to see the direction in which local football is heading under the current leadership, and believes more proactive leadership is necessary at this...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In the minds of some Jamaicans, participating in sports was the ultimate fun. The joy of good, clean competition, where rules are adhered to and opponents respected.Unfortunately, modern sports have descended to the point where winning is everything...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sandals Resorts International regional public relations manager for St Ann/St Mary, Ian Spencer, is the new president of the St Mary Cricket association, armed with a mandate to revive the association's flagging fortunes over the next two years....

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:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Manager of Jamaica senior men's football team, Roy Simpson, said that despite having a better history against Grenada and Barbados, those teams were the best available options to engage in friendly international games at this time.The senior Reggae...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Jamaica Tallawahs Chief Executive Officer Jefferson Miller has reiterated that the franchise is not planning to permanently relocate to the United States."We are not neglecting our fans here. The Jamaica Tallawahs are a Jamaican team and will always...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Veteran athletics coach Glen Mills confirmed to The Gleaner yesterday that Olympic bronze medallist Warren Weir and Jevaughn Minzie will not be under his tutelage when training for the 2019 athletics season begins in the fall.Mills, who is the...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 11:13 PM

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC): Trinidad and Tobago (T...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Former national star basketball representative Kimani Ffriend says that he is delighted with the inaugural staging of the Hoops and Friends one-day clinic held last Saturday at the University of the West Indies gymnasium.With approximately 50...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):All that's changed for Arsenal fans is that they can no longer blame Arsene Wenger.And Unai Emery will be relieved that he does not have to come up against Pep Guardiola's Manchester City every week.City rarely looked troubled by Arsenal...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP):Mohamed Salah set Liverpool on its way to a 4-0 victory over West Ham in an assertive start to the English Premier League season by Juergen Klopp's side.The Egypt forward scored 44 times in his first season at Liverpool and...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Brazil football great Ronaldo said yesterday that he has been hospitalised in Ibiza since Friday because of the flu.The 41-year-old Ronaldo, a three-time FIFA World Player of the Year, said on social media that "everything is under control now" and...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Coach Byjeon Thomas, who led Clarendon College (CC) to the Ben Francis Cup last year, has been confirmed as Merron Gordon's replacement as head coach at Lennon High School.Gordon has been named new head coach of 2007 daCosta Cup champions Garvey...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica under-15 Reggae Girlz coach Andrew Price says that with Jamaica's poor infrastructure and system of development, it was always going to be difficult for his players to make an impact at the CONCACAF Under-15 Girls' Championship in Bradenton...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The fervour and conviction with which some of my colleagues in media and other sports fans generally continue to cling to this fallacious notion that cricket was more popular than football in Jamaica during the 1980s has got me seriously questioning...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

St LOUIS (AP):Brooks Koepka is impossible to overlook now, winning the PGA Championship yesterday with machine-like precision to go along with his back-to-back US Open titles.And it still felt like he was the second billing to Tiger Woods.With roars...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

After picking up nine medals on Saturday's second day, Jamaica's senior athletes stepped up the pace on yesterday's final day of competition of the NACAC Championships in Toronto, Canada. The nation picked up an additional 11 medals to end the three...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) chairman Alexander Williams said that he is "amazed" at the position held by some persons that transparency and accountability will be compromised in future anti-doping hearings, which will now all be held...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Time does not stand still. It waits on nothing or on no one, regardless of what it is, or who he is. It is as simple as that.Time, however, does not move backwards. Time always moves forward, as it did in 1950, according to the outstanding West...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Former Australia Test captain Steve Smith has backed Barbados Tridents to break their three-year title drought and win this year's Caribbean Premier League.The 29-year-old, currently serving a one-year ban from...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Chelsea and Tottenham dispelled doubts about their readiness to make winning starts to the English Premier League yesterday.A week after being swatted aside by Manchester City in the Community Shield, Chelsea beat Huddersfield 3-0 in...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

After his superhuman effort at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago that pulled his Jamaica Tallawahs from the jaws of defeat against the Trinbago Knight Riders two days ago, Andre Russell is promising much of the same when his side takes on...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Panamanian jockey Dick Cardenas upstaged leading rider Anthony Thomas yesterday, logging a hat-trick of winners, including SUPER SPARKLE, who turned the tables on MY ELLE BELLE in a gate-to-wire victory.Cardenas, a two-time champion jockey at...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Track: Good Weather: FineRace 1 1200 M (Purse $690,000)3-Y-O...

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