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Stories by Lennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Published:Wednesday | August 21, 2019 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican fast-bowler Oshane Thomas was voted West Indies Emerging Player of the Year Monday’s at the 7th Annual Cricket West Indies/West Indies’ Players Association Awards ceremony held in Antigua. Thomas, who made his One-Day International (ODI)...

Published:Wednesday | August 21, 2019 | 12:31 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Head curator at Sabina Park Michael Hylton says West Indies and India players can expect a green-top pitch for their second Test, which bowls off at the venue on August 30. Hylton and the ground staff have been putting in a lot of work on the strip...

Published:Friday | August 16, 2019 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

World-renowned Jamaican track and field coach Glen Mills recounted the 2009 World Athletics Championships as the defining moment in his career. Being the handler for the world’s fastest man for over 12 years, Mills says he has witnessed many...

Published:Friday | August 16, 2019 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Renowned Jamaican track and field coach and administrator Maurice Wilson say he has witnessed almost all there is to see in the sport of track and field, but very little compares to the astounding performance from Usain Bolt at the 2009 World...

Published:Thursday | August 8, 2019 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

In about three weeks, new national senior cricket coach Andre Coley will take full control of the Jamaica Scorpions Franchise team, as his three-year contract comes into full effect on September 1. The former Windward Islands coach made it clear...

Published:Thursday | August 8, 2019 | 12:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

On March 10, 2019, Nikita Miller played his 100th and final regional first-class game for Jamaica at Sabina Park. The left-arm orthodox spinner wasted little time in making the transition into coaching, as the former captain has been appointed by...

Published:Wednesday | August 7, 2019 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

National golfer Sean Morris put in a workmanlike performance over two days to emerge champion of the Jamaica Golf Association Independence Classic, which was held at the Sandals Golf and Country Club. Playing in the 0-6 category, veteran Morris...

Published:Thursday | August 1, 2019 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former Windies fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh says he will be very much interested in taking up a role with the current West Indies team, this after his contract with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) ran out following the ICC World Cup. The...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:51 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s junior golfers responded well on Day Two of the 32nd Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship being played at the Albany Golf course in The Bahamas as they are tied for first place, along with Puerto Rico, heading into today’s third and...

Published:Thursday | July 25, 2019 | 12:36 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica is tied for second place with host country The Bahamas on 44 points, this after the opening round of the three-day Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championship being played at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau. Defending champion Puerto Rico is...

Published:Thursday | July 25, 2019 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Britany Anderson was in scintillating form at the Motonet Joensuu Grand Prix in Finland yesterday, as she ran a blistering personal best 12.71 in the 100m hurdles. Once the time is ratified, Anderson’s run will be a new national junior...

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:07 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s national golf team managed to secure a third-place finish at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship, which ended on Friday at the Links, Casa de Camp golf course in the Dominican Republic. Jamaica ended with 25 points behind the eventual...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Kensington Cricket Club are the 2019 JCA Jam T20 Bashment champions after a six-wicket win over Clarendon Cricket Association in the final played at the Windalco Sports Club in Ewarton, St Catherine, on Saturday. It was a long-awaited triumph for...

Published:Monday | July 1, 2019 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Kensington Cricket Club and Clarendon Cricket Association will clash for the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Jam Twenty20 Bashment title after contrasting semi-final wins over St Mary Cricket Association and The University of the West Indies (UWI...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Tiana Cruz ­continues to fly the national flag high following her remarkable victory at the recently concluded Golf Ontario Women’s Match Play Championship in Canada. Cruz got the better of Brooke Rivers of the Brampton Golf Club 2 and 1...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The experience and guile of former Windies and Jamaica player Krishmar Santokie guided Clarendon Cricket Association to their first-ever semi-final berth in the Jamaica Cricket Association (JA) T20 Bashment Competition at the weekend. Captain...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2019 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) President Peter Chin believes the nation’s golf prospects are looking good, as junior golf is on the rise. In an interview with The Gleaner yesterday, Chin said the sport is expected to benefit from the new thrust...

Published:Tuesday | June 4, 2019 | 12:30 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Vere FC, out of Clarendon, continued their impressive run in the Jamaica Football Federation All-Island Confederation Play-Offs after a 4-1-win over Downs FC of Manchester on Sunday at the Wembley Centre of Excellence ground in Hayes, Clarendon....

Published:Monday | May 27, 2019 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Vice-Chairman of the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) Carvel Stewart is seeking immediate answers from the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) following a recent statement made by General Secretary, Dalton Wint. On Thursday, Wint wrote a...

Published:Thursday | May 23, 2019 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Tallawahs franchise will be looking to their top- brass players to take the team all the way in the 2019 edition of the Caribbean Premier League. Following the player draft in London yesterday, The Tallawahs believe they have more depth...

Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

American Evan Harmeling staved off a fierce late challenge from Argentina’s Augusto Nunez to claim the 2019 PGA Latinoamerica BMW Jamaica Golf Classic at the Cinnamon Hill course in Montego Bay yesterday. With both players entering the final 18th...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s National junior golf champion Justin Burrowes exited the PGA Latinoamerica BMW Jamaica Golf Championship following an even-par second round of 72 yesterday at the Cinnamon Hill golf course in Montego Bay. The score was a marked...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:28 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Order of Merit leader Tom Whitney was once again in scintillating form as the American got off to a hot start in the opening Round of the PGA Latinoamerica BMW Jamaica Golf Classic at the Cinnamon Hill Golf course in Montego Bay. Whitney, who shot...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Ian Facey will be the final competitor in a field of 144 that will tee off at 1:10 p.m. today at the 119th PGA Latino America BMW Jamaica Classic at the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course in Montego Bay. The former Nova Southeastern University...

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