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Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jeffery Mordecai is the son of the first commissioner of the Jamaica Racing Commission. He is also a guru when it comes to constitutional law. Last Thursday, he was the guest speaker at the graduation of the new batch of jockeys from the commission'...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Quarter-miler Javon Francis has denied rumours that he has left his long-time coach Michael Clarke and is now based overseas."I am still in Jamaica and everybody will see that soon," Francis said.The Gleaner has been reliably informed that the...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Luka Modric broke a decade of award dominance by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after being crowned World Footballer of the Year by FIFA yesterday.Marta won the women's award for a sixth time.Modric was voted FIFA's best player in...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Dave Cameron said he is very disappointed with Stuart Law's decision to resign as head coach of the regional senior men's team.Cameron told The Gleaner yesterday that Law's decision to quit to post comes as...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica College (JC) forward Shadane Lopez, who led the 'Dark Blues' with a hat-trick in their 8-0 win over Kingston High in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game at Breezy Castle yesterday, believes his team is starting to settle down and...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Gihon Murdock, coach of St Mary Technical High School, who were the only team from the east to have made it to the quarterfinals of the daCosta Cup last year, said they are looking use the support gained from the team's fanbase to repeat the feat...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 6:32 PM

St John’s, ANTIGUA: Stuart Law has resigned as head coach of the Windies Men’s team to take on a new role in January 2019. Law, who took over as Head Coach in February 2017, leaves after guiding the Test team to series wins against...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The latest round in the seemingly never-ending debate with the moot being Academics versus Sports in the Jamaican High-School System was ignited by the second edition of the TVJ Sports Town Hall meeting held last Thursday. Unfortunately, the moot,...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Windies captain Stafanie Taylor believes that the recent drawn series against South Africa has highlighted the need for her side to improve their consistency.The hosts lost the first One-Day International of thethree-match...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):A fifth straight win. A first clean sheet. Even the sight of underfire goalkeeper Petr Cech chipping the ball over an onrushing forward to find a teammate.Things are really starting to click for Arsenal under new coach Unai Emery....

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Hydel High School technical director Corey Bennett says he expects a "tough" match against hosts Vauxhall in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match this afternoon at 3:30 p.m.Hydel sits atop the group with 10 points from four matches and leads...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite missing out on the opportunity to make it five in a row, Kalene Blagrove, four-time 10K winner of the Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) Come Run 10K Run and 5K Walk/Run, said she was not disappointed with her...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ATLANTA (AP):A comeback not even Tiger Woods saw coming a year ago.A chaotic celebration that golf has not seen, even in the best of times.Woods delivered the perfect ending to his amazing return from four back surgeries yesterday with a performance...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

JASON McKay, promoter of the recent International Sports Kickboxing Association (ISKA) Amateur Members' Association World Championships at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, has hailed the event as a success for sports tourism and wants the...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

It was a carnival like atmosphere inside the Drax Hall Stadium as hundreds of spectators turned out to cheer on big spenders and newcomers Mount Pleasant Academy in their first home game of the season against Waterhouse FC in the Red Stripe Premier...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Two prominent figures in west Kingston football say the State of Emergency (SOE) imposed on that area yesterday has left them very concerned about what it may mean for their clubs going forward.Leon Mitchell, president of Trench Town based Boys'...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:19 AM

MADRID (AP): Video review helped Real Madrid beat Espanyol 1-0 and go to the top of the Spanish league yesterday.Marco Asensio's first-half goal was initially waived off for offside, but was confirmed by the video assistant referee.Madrid are one...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The 2018 CPL season has come and gone, leaving behind memories of some really exciting and wonderfully entertaining cricket...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):The shot clock will be reset to 14 seconds after offensive rebounds next season, down from 24, and the NBA has made alterations to two other rules.The clear-path foul was simplified and the definition of a hostile act expanded for...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DALLAS (AP):DeAndre Jordan took off his warm-up jacket, tossed it aside, and declared that his decision to join the Dallas Mavericks didn't mean he also would be playing for his favourite NFL team, the Dallas Cowboys.Humour was the centre's way of...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):English Premier League newcomers Wolverhampton turned party-pooper on the day Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Old Trafford.The most successful coach in British football history was back at his former stamping ground yesterday...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

When the 60th Caribbean Table Tennis Championships begins today at the National Arena, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico will start as favourites over eight other countries in the team competition. Fresh from podium finishes at this summer's...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Having shot the sheriff last week in the form of defending champions Portmore United, Mount Pleasant FC will this week aim to cut down the deputy defending champions Waterhouse when both teams meet in one of five Red Stripe Premier League matches...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RESULTS (DIVIDENDS)Caymanas Park Results for September 22, 2018Track ConditionDirt : GoodRace 1 800 M (S) (Purse $660,000) 3-Y-O...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

PERFECT NEIGHBOUR again proved himself one of the most consistent two-turn horses in training, swooping down on SUPERLUMINAL at the top of the straight and powering home in yesterday's 10-furlong Governor General's Stakes.Sent off as the even-money...

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