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Published:Tuesday | January 22, 2019 | 12:25 AM

Reigning RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation Tennis Player of the Year, Rowland ‘Randy’ Phillips, said he is aiming to lower his International Tennis Federation (ITF) world ranking in 2019. The 24-year-old Phillips, who had an outstanding...

Published:Tuesday | January 22, 2019 | 12:25 AM

Sprinting legend Usain Bolt is calling for greater support for Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ), as they prepare to compete at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Bolt, yesterday, through his Usain Bolt Foundation, donated $1...

Published:Tuesday | January 22, 2019 | 12:23 AM

National defender Dominique Bond-Flasza said the week-long training camp that ended on Sunday ahead of the Jamaica senior women’s football team’s FIFA Women’s World Cup campaign in France proved to be extremely competitive because...

Published:Tuesday | January 22, 2019 | 12:22 AM

Barcelona surprisingly signed Kevin-Prince Boateng on loan from Italian club Sassuolo yesterday, until the end of the season. The 31-year-old Boateng has appeared to be past his prime after playing for the likes of AC Milan, Borussia Dortmund,...

Published:Tuesday | January 22, 2019 | 12:18 AM

  One of the most popular and sought after praises in sports is the dictum: “Fair play.” In fact, many sports have a “Fair Play Award” where athletes are rewarded for just playing fair. But modern sport has evolved into...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 11:22 PM

Jamaica Chess Federation (JCF) president, Ian Wilkinson says he has aspirations to lead the sports’ international governing body, the Wor

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 11:21 PM

Fans at the 2019 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) can expect a big race in the Class One 100m hurdles,

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 11:20 PM

Richard Pybus has dismissed the furore over his appointment as interim Windies men’s head coach as “Caribbean internal politics” and says

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 4:26 PM

Record-chasing Novak Djokovic is feeling sore and tired following his late-finishing win over Daniil Medvedev, but thinks he will be OK f

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 4:07 PM

Sprinting icon Usain Bolt, through his Usain Bolt Foundation, has committed $1 million towards Special Olympics Jamaica’s efforts to comp

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Natoya Goule, the Commonwealth Games 800m bronze medal winner, launched her 2019 season with a win at the weekend. Running indoors at the Clemson Invitational in South Carolina, Goule romped to victory over 600m. The weekend also saw promising...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

He has quickly and almost quietly developed the reputation of being Jamaica's most promising young footballer. His journey from Cornwall College standout and 2016 daCosta Cup champion to exciting Harbour View playmaker and emerging as the best...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):Roger Federer's bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title ended in a surprising 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (5) loss to 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas, the first player from Greece to reach a Grand Slam quarter-...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Jamaican striker Jamille Matt notched his 15th goal of the season as Newport County edged Exeter City 1-0 in an English league Two match at Rodney Parade on Saturday.It was Newport's first league win since November, although the Welsh...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP):Three goals, three points and the pressure firmly kept on Liverpool in the title race.Surely Manchester City could not ask for much more in their 3-0 win at Huddersfield in the English Premier League (EPL) yesterday?Pep...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC):Chadwick Walton and Brandon King notched half-centuries as the Jamaica Scorpions finally broke their losing streak with a convincing six-wicket victory over the Windward Islands Volcanoes on the final day of their fifth-...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP):Greg Zuerlein kicked a 57-yard field goal in overtime to send the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl with a 26-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints in the NFC championship game yesterday.The stunning finish came after New Orleans...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Defending champions Kingston Hummingbirds and Manchester Spurs will renew their rivalry for Netball Jamaica's Berger Elite League title, when both meet in the Game One of the best-of-three finals showdown at the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC)...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden FC were left to rue their luck after squandering the better chances in their 0-0 draw with second-placed Waterhouse in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at Royal Lakes yesterday.Team manager Paul Christie said throughout the season,...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

National football technical director Wendell Downswell says the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will be pushing local Red Stripe Premier League clubs to have proper systems of scouting by the end of the year. This is to meet regional governing...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Every now and again, someone in the seat of power has the courage to stand up and speak the truth, and two Saturday nights ago, the lady with the authority to spend the people's money in the Government's assistance for sports did just that.Shortly...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The highly anticipated St Mary Cricket Association Big Bash T20 competition, in honour of former parish executive member Maurice Clarke, bowls off at Boscobel Oval today with two exciting clashes setting up an entertaining day for lovers of the...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

National representative Justin Burrowes pulled out all the stops to shoot an impressive four under par 68 today in the third round of the Latin America Amateur Championships (LAAC) yesterday.Burrowes' 68 is the best score posted by a Jamaican at...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

Kai Chang, Jamaica's World Under-20 discus champion, has his eye on a Boys and Girls' Championships shot-discus double and a seat on the plane to Doha, Qatar, for the senior World Championships.Chang said that he's looking past his big victory last...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):On a day of commemorations for Matt Busby, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer surpassed the start of the late, great Manchester United manager.With a 2-1 victory over Brighton yesterday, Solskjaer racked up a sixth successive Premier League win since...

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