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Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The two-match Test series between the West Indies, or The Windies, and India is done and dusted, and it is not surprising that India cruised to an easy and fairly comfortable 2-0 victory.What was surprising about India's victory was the ease with...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TORONTO, Canada (CMC):The Canadian Premier League (CPL) is the ideal professional league for Caribbean footballers who are finding it difficult to break through into the European circuit.That is the view of Stephen Hart, a former coach of the Soca...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GUWAHATI, India (CMC):Jason Holder has praised Marlon Samuels as one of West Indies' best, as the veteran right-hander prepares to play his 200th one-day international today.The 37-year-old Samuels is the most experienced player in an otherwise...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

In September, Michael Ricketts told The Sunday Gleaner that if the Reggae Girlz achieved qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup it would be the landmark achievement for his tenure as president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF).And...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Harbour Football Club will host a fundraiser in aid of former national player Luton Shelton during tomorrow night's Red Stripe Premier League match against Mount Pleasant.Chairman Carvel Stewart has promised that the club will be doing all they can...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Fans of the Red Stripe Premier League, particularly those in the Corporate Area, will be spoilt for choices in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) today, with five quality matches on offer.On the face of it, the matchup between defending champions...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Dick Cardenas appeared to briefly toy with the idea of tapping PATRIARCH with the whip a furlong out in yesterday's six-furlong Ahwhofah Sprint. However, that would have been a waste of energy aboard a horse literally winning on a canter.PATRIARCH...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Weather: Fine Track: GoodRace 1 1100 M (Purse $870,000) NB3-Y-O MAIDEN CONDITION (DIV.I)*1. #10 RESURGENCE OWalker 56.0 $107.00 $64.002. #7 BEST ADVICE TJohnson 51.0 3-1/2L $71.003. #4 LAZER LIGHT AChatrie 55.0 8L $181.004. #9 T'CHALLA NBerger 51.0...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Two big clashes are on today in the first round of the Costley Construction St Mary Boscobel Premier League (BPL) T20 cricket competition at the Boscobel cricket ground.In the opening encounter at 9:30 a.m., highly fancied Day's Mountain Strikers...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GUWAHATI, India (CMC):All odds appeared stacked against West Indies as they look to redeem themselves from a wretched outing in the just-concluded Tests, when they face powerhouses India in the opening one-day international of the five-match series...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Even after they have cruised through the first two stages of the 2018 ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition, Kingston College coach Ludlow Bernard believes his team still needs to get better as they try to end their 32-year Manning Cup title...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold

Western Bureau:Vassell Reynolds, coach of defending champions Rusea's High, says he takes full responsibility after the school failed to get past the second round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup yesterday.Rusea's lost out on the away goals rule...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 8:55 PM

LONDON, AP - Deflated after seeing his team concede a last-minute goal against his former club, Jose Mourinho looked up from his seat in the dugout to see a rival coach taunting him just a few metres away. So began a chain of events that...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 8:32 PM

MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to net 400 goals across Europe's top five leagues. It wasn't enough on Saturday to maintain Juventus' perfect start to the season. Ronaldo, who has been accused of rape in a...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:20 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua, CMC - As the West Indies women prepare to defend their Women's T20 title next month, head coach Hendy Springer believes the team's upcoming warm-up games will be crucial to their preparation.The Windies will play their first warm...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:19 AM

Former World's Fastest Man, Asafa Powell and 400 metres hurdler, Janieve Russell, have thrown their weight behind the University of Technology, Jamaica's (UTech)Alumni Association's third annual Run/Walk for Excellence 5K as patrons.The event, which...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Christopher Bender, coach of Camperdown High and Wolmer's Boys coach, Alex Thomas, both expressed delight after their teams booked berths in the quarterfinals of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition, following contrasting second round results at...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

When the Reggae Girlz secured their historic qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Wednesday, Lucille Hamilton couldn't help but let out a loud scream of joy at her home in Arnett Gardens in Kingston. "We are going to France, we are...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica senior women's football team on Wednesday qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France. The Reggae Girlz join USA and Canada as CONCACAF's automatic qualifiers. This is a significant achievement for the ladies and another key...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When he was running for the presidency of the Jamaica Football Federation following the death of Captain Horace Burrell, the critics were out in full force to paint Michael Ricketts in a bad light.Many were not prepared to give him a chance, for no...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP):LeBron James opened with two thunderous dunks and had 26 points and 12 rebounds in his first game with the Los Angeles Lakers, but the Portland Trail Blazers prevailed 128-119 Thursday night in the season opener forboth teams....

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

As the news spread last week ago about Luton Shelton's battle with the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), two of his former national team-mates have expressed shock at the 32- year-old's challenge.The illness affects Shelton's nerve cells...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Michael Israel, coach of Charlemont High School, said his school will be looking to bounce back from Wednesday's defeat to Browns Town, in the return leg of their second round match in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup.Israel believes that his team's...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):UEFA has fined Manchester United €15,000 euros and warned coach Jose Mourinho after the team was late to arrive for a Champions League home game and then late for the delayed kickoff.Mourinho blamed police in Manchester...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

WORKING like an aeroplane in the mornings, Anthony Nunes' PATRIARCH, should make short work of 12 rivals on his comeback in this afternoon's six-furlong Ahwhofah Sprint for overnight allowance horses.A winner of four of five starts as a two-year-old...

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