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Published:Wednesday | January 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLaurie Foster

Foster's Fairplay continues to grapple with various opinions as to the true meaning of the cricketing term Man of the Match (MOM). What are the ingredients which when considered together, cause the adjudicator to decide which of the 22 players or...

Published:Wednesday | January 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MIAMI, Florida, (CMC):West Indies flop Xavier Marshall will turn out for United States in the Regional Super50 starting later this month, after being named in the 14-man squad for the one-day tournament.The 31-year-old Jamaican played seven Tests...

Published:Wednesday | January 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

CUP O TEA returns to $450,000 claiming company as a winner on better terms in this afternoon's 1300-metre James B. Dawes Memorial, following her New Year's Day disqualification.The five-year-old mare won powerfully, beating FLYING MACHINE at 1500...

Published:Wednesday | January 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Alia Atkinson marked herself as the queen of the breaststroke in 2017 and swam her way into contention for the prestigious RJRGLEANER National Sportswoman of the Year Award. Already the short-course world record holder for the 100 metre breaststroke...

Published:Wednesday | January 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

After losing both their leadership and unbeaten record in the Red Stripe Premier League to Portmore United, as well as dropping in points in matches they were expected to win, it is clear that defending champions Arnett Gardens are going through a...

Published:Wednesday | January 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Rugby Union, Jerry Benzwick, is looking to popularise all formats of his sport, including women's rugby, now that he is riding the crest of a wave after qualifying for the World Cup Sevens tournament slated for July this...

Published:Wednesday | January 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Michael Dyke, the head coach for defending inter-secondary girls' athletics champions, Edwin Allen High, has warned that the persistent rain which has been affecting the island since May last year could lead to several athletes sustaining injuries...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 10:14 PM

  Multiple World and Olympic medal winner Usain Bolt will be donating $1 million to assist the wards of the state who have been displaced, due to the fire at Walker’s Place of Safety in St. Andrew. The funds will be made available...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 5:50 PMLivingston Scott

Defending boys' champions St George's College, and last  year's girls' winners St Hugh's High, will be among the competing teams when the fourth school's lacrosse competition gets under way today at 2:30 p.m. at...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

American coach Timothy Hankinson said that Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) clubs can take two approaches to ensuring financial sustainability.A problem facing many local football clubs is that of finding funds to cover the cost of player salaries...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Since the beginning of 2018, 61 of our fellow citizens have been murdered, and the number seems to be destined to increase, unabated. We are left to wonder every day, who next?There has been a lot of chatter, a lot of theories, even some action, but...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):If Rafael Nadal gave the Australian Open a throwback feel last year with his straight-out-of-the-mid-2000s final against Roger Federer, he has completed the retro effect this year with a return to his sartorial roots - a...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):West Indies captain Jason Holder says planning has already begun for the ICC World Cup qualifiers in March, as the Caribbean side looks to book its spot in the 2019 one-day showpiece in England.The schedule for the much-...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Thirty years after Jamaica's men's bobsled team qualified for its first winter Olympics, their female counterparts have replicated the achievement ahead of next month's Winter Olympiad in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The team of brakemen Carrie Russell...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/Gleaner Writer

West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman and first-time RJRGleaner Sports Foundation National Sportsman of the Year nominee, Chadwick Walton, since representing Jamaica at the youth level has had a reputation of being a big-hitting batsman and may blossom...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

At least one result in Sunday's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) mirrored the happenings in the popular English Premier League as a high-riding leader was toppled by a less-fancied opponent.That result was the Portmore United-Harbour View clash in...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of Netball Jamaica, Dr Paula Daley-Morris, said shooter Romelda Aiken is not guaranteed a spot on the national senior women's team, despite making herself available for the upcoming Quad Series and Commonwealth Games later this year."We...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 4:33 PM

The Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation is now making plans for the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, next month after the national women's bobsled team qualified for the Olympiad at the weekend. This is the...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 3:07 PMAkino Ming

Opposition Spokesperson on Sports, Natalie Neita-Headley was moments ago given station bail by the Duhaney Park Police after she was arrested this morning for assault. It is alleged that Neita-Headley punched a man to the ground at a gas station on...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Urban Knights manager, Gordon Porter, and Rohan Robinson the coach of St George's Slayers said although players and sponsors were initially skeptical about the return of the National Basketball League (NBL) after a four year absence, the majority of...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

If an anonymous Europe-born football coach, maybe a German, an Englishman, or an Italian, took it upon himself to journey to the Caribbean, yielding to the lure of our rich and diverse culture and, of course, he takes the opportunity to indulge his...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Hurdler supreme Omar McLeod and rising shot put star Danniel Thomas-Dodd launched their 2018 seasons with bright performances at the weekend. McLeod, the reigning World Indoor 60m hurdles champion, dominated his event at a meet in Kentucky, while...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP):Manchester City's quest to be the latest 'Invincibles' of English football ended, thanks to nine minutes of mayhem yesterday.Hounded and harassed by Liverpool's high press inside a raucous Anfield, City fell apart through a...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Anthony Joshua (AJ) and Joseph Parker will put their titles and reputations on the line when they meet in a world heavyweight title clash in Cardiff, Walesm on March 31.Their eagerly awaited unification bout takes place at the...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DORTMUND, Germany (AP):Borussia Dortmund left star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang out of its squad to face Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga yesterday for "disciplinary reasons."It was the second time this season that the Gabon striker has been dropped...

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