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Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:41 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: With their Class Three and Class Two teams setting fire to the track all season, Edwin Allen’s 4x100m relay unit arrived at this year’s Penn Relay, as the most-talked-about team within the walls at the University of...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:39 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Shai Hope and Shane Dowrich missed out on half-centuries while left-arm seamer Raymon Reifer extended his wicket-taking form as West Indies completed their final warm-up match yesterday in preparation for the Tri-Nations...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:39 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having last won the title in 2006, Marcel Gayle, head coach of Waterhouse, said that his club is desperate to win this year’s Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) title for the community. Waterhouse will face defending champions Portmore United in...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:38 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

TOP Jamaican shooters, led by Master Andy Yap and ‘A’ Class Ryan Bramwell, are in action against crack international marksmen at the ninth Jamaica Invitational Pistol Tournament (JIPT), starting at noon today and continuing tomorrow at the Jamaica...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:35 AM

Earlier this week, Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced their 15-man squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14. The Windies were the last to reveal their squad, possibly a result of the change of leadership,...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:34 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) selection committee has put together a strong set of athletes to represent the ­country in the 4x400m for men and 4x200m for women at the 2019 IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, Japan, next month...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:28 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Off-spinner Ashley Nurse believes that confidence will be one of West Indies’ assets in the upcoming World Cup in England. The 30-year-old has been part of the ongoing training camp at 3W’s Oval here in preparation for...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore Whitmore has welcomed news that the national senior men’s team will face Concacaf Gold Cup champions United States in a friendly international on June 5 in Washington, DC. The match, which takes place at the Audi...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:07 AM

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Magnum Tonic Wine, long-time title sponsor of the Magnum JN KSAFA Super and Major League football competitions, will be donating cash awards all round in the ‘#TheBig20’ KSAFA promotions, which encompasses...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:07 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP): Rafael Nadal looked closer to his clay-court best again as he beat David Ferrer 6-3, 6-3 yesterday to reach the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open. The 11-time Barcelona champion saved four of five break points and broke...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 4:09 PMRaymond Graham - Gleaner Writer -

Defending champions Hydel stayed on course to make it three in a row in the girls 4X400m at the 2019 Penn Relays in Pennsylvania, USA, after posting 3:39.98. This was powered by an impressive 52.91 second leg run by Charokee Young. The other...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 1:30 PM

The Senior Reggae Boyz will have a high level quality preparation match for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, when they meet the US Men’s national team in a rematch of the 2017 final, when the two teams meet in an international friendly on June 5 in...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:56 PM

ISSA/GraceKennedy Girl's 400m hurdles champion Lashanna Graham gave Edwin Allen a perfect start this morning at the 125th staging of the Penn Relays after winning the Championships of America 400m hurdles for High School Girls in 58.02 seconds....

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Martin Lyn, president of the Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica, said that with greater government support, the island’s swimmers can accomplish a lot more in international competitions. Lyn was speaking to The Gleaner following the arrival...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:25 AM

BRIDGETOWN (CMC): Dynamic all-rounder Andre Russell was yesterday named in West Indies’ 15-man World Cup squad, but speculation over the anticipated return of several veteran T20 stars proved pointless as they were overlooked for the ICC...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:25 AM

MANCHESTER (AP): Manchester City kept the destination of the Premier League title in their own hands by beating Manchester United 2-0 yesterday to climb back above Liverpool with three games left this season. United slumped to a seventh loss in...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:24 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican all-rounder Rovman Powell said his omission from the West Indies 15-man One-Day International (ODI) squad to this year’s ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales is a major wake-up call for his career. The 25-year-old Powell, who made...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of Arnett Gardens Football Club, Mark Golding, has dismissed reports that head coach Jerome Waite has been fired from the club. Golding told The Gleaner yesterday that Waite, who led the club to four of their five Premier League titles,...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:18 AM

While it wasn’t the strongest team possible, Jamaica’s 2019 Carifta Games contingent acquitted itself brilliantly. Competing at Grand Cayman on the Easter weekend, Jamaica won 36 gold medals from a total of 85. The medal haul squelched worries that...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Enhancing the Commonwealth Games’ appeal lists highly on the agenda of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA). This has not always been the case with most of the country’s top track and field athletes, especially, who shun participation at the...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:15 AM

LONDON (AP): When Mo Farah entered his hotel room on his 36th birthday last month in Ethiopia, he quickly noticed he had been robbed. A locked case had been opened. Two phones had been taken. A watch given to him by his wife was gone. So, too, was...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:14 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Stroke-maker Darren Bravo and all-rounder Raymon Reifer both gathered half-centuries, while speedsters Shannon Gabriel and Sheldon Cottrell snatched three-wicket hauls as they all warmed up for the Tri-Nation Series...

Published:Wednesday | April 24, 2019 | 12:57 PM

Talismanic opener Chris Gayle heads a powerful batting line-up that sees the return of fellow left-hander Evin Lewis, and Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel lead an exciting bowling attack in the preliminary squad of two-time champions West Indies for...

Published:Wednesday | April 24, 2019 | 12:29 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican clubs Portmore United and Waterhouse FC will enjoy the benefits of home comforts when the FLOW CONCACAF Caribbean Club Championships are held in Jamaica from May 12-19 at Stadium East. The top two clubs in the island, who, like they did...

Published:Wednesday | April 24, 2019 | 12:28 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

The history of the Carifta Games is liberally sprinkled with the names of young stars who later became champions at the highest level. That appeal has kept Sebastian Coe, the president of the International Associations of Athletics Federation,...

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