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Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Montego Bay United goalkeeper Jacomeno Barrett is right. His team could suffer if the proposed four-game ban, a punishment for Barrett head -butting an opponent in a Red Stripe Premier League match, is upheld. He knows that his actions could weaken...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC): Tom Latham will lead New Zealand 'A' against West Indies in the three-day tour match starting on Saturday after Martin Guptill was ruled out with a hamstring injury.The change is one of two to the squad, with James...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Defending junior champions Holmwood Technical and senior title holders Denbigh High have topped their respective groups to advance to tomorrow's rural quarter-finals of the ISSA schoolgirls netball competition. The quarter-finals will be played at...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

Jamaica's national hockey teams could see action before next year's CAC Games in July. That's the possibility outlined by Jamaica Hockey Federation president Fabian Stewart earlier this week. Funds permitting, Jamaica could participate in a four-...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

UWI FC stretched their unbeaten run against Tivoli Gardens in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) to seven games in three seasons, after they played to a 0-0 draw with the west Kingston club at the Edward Seaga Complex yesterday.However, UWI FC...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:Jamaica's number one, Chris Binnie , will head the national squad to the 2017 World Men's Team Squash Championships, scheduled for November 27-December 3 in Marseille, France.Binnie, the eight-time All Jamaica and Caribbean Champion, will...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts has come out in defence of local referees.Speaking against the background of a well-publicised decision in the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup last weekend, Ricketts called on spectators and...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, (CMC)Head coach Stuart Law, is expecting a tough challenge from the Black Caps in the upcoming two-Test series but believes the conditions here will still favour the West Indies brand of cricket, as they look to spring a...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Defending champions Jamaica College (JC) and St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) will meet in this year's ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup final following contrasting semi-final victories at the National Stadium last evening.JC produced their usual gritty...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 9:14 PM

 

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

High-riding Tivoli Gardens will look to beat UWI FC for the first time in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), when the teams meet today at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex at 3 p.m.Both teams are locked on 18 points apiece and also share similar...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The sixth staging of the Mayberry Investments Limited Open Junior Tennis Championships took place at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre on Picadilly Road in Kingston over the weekend.Damani Cain and Michaela Stephens were the toast on the final day of...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):Sunil Narine smashed an entertaining half-century, but it was his West Indies teammate Chris Gayle's first of the Bangladesh Premier League in only his second appearance that took the headlines, as it spurred Rangpur Riders...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, (CMC):An upbeat West Indies touched down in Christchurch, New Zealand yesterday to continue preparation for their two-Test series against the hosts, bowling off next month.The Caribbean side have spent the last two-and-a-...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Montego Bay United goalkeeper Jacomeno Barrett says a four-match ban handed out to him by the Professional Football Association of Jamaica (PFAJ) for head-butting Arnett Gardens striker Fabian Reid during a Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) Monday...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

St Andrew Technical (STATHS) are aiming to reach their first Manning Cup final since winning their only title in 1987.Earlier this month, the Spanish Town Road-based school celebrated the 30th anniversary of the title win with a reunion dinner.Now,...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

After a successful meet a year ago, all is set for the second staging of the G.C. Foster 5K Fun Run/Walk this Sunday, starting at 2:00 p.m.The announcement was made officially at a press launch at the institution yesterday, which also coincided with...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LONDON, England (CMC):West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite has broken into the top 20 of the ICC batting rankings, after rising one place in the latest release yesterday.The right-hander is coming off an average two-match series against Zimbabwe...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester City's sloppiest display of the Champions League brought plenty of reasons to be cheerful for Pep Guardiola.A 1-0 win over Feyenoord yesterday, sealed by Raheem Sterling's 88th-minute goal, clinched top spot in...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold

Western Bureau:Fourteen goals were scored in the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup semi-finals at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in St James yesterday as Clarendon College and Rusea's High produced two impressive attacking displays to reach this year's final....

Published:Tuesday | November 21, 2017 | 12:25 AMRobert Bailey

Published:Tuesday | November 21, 2017 | 12:11 AM

The now-infamous lockout or refusal of entry of national senior football team head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore at a recent ISSA-FLOW Super Cup double header at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, and the ensuing controversy that erupted, are, to my...

Published:Tuesday | November 21, 2017 | 12:10 AM

A headline on the sports pages of The Gleaner, recently, has created a sort of introspection into the leadership of our sporting administrations. The Gleaner story reported on the resignation of one of the directors of Netball Jamaica. As I...

Published:Tuesday | November 21, 2017 | 12:09 AM

The new Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), led by another Clarendon man, is well past two months in office. There are several accusations as to improper administrative practices that can be successfully mounted.It is accepted, as mentioned in an...

Published:Tuesday | November 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

After being sidelined for six weeks due to injuries, University of the West Indies (UWI) striker Davion Garrison gave a man-of-the-match performance in his team's victory over Sandals South Coast on Sunday.Garrison scored in the 15th minute and...

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