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Published:Friday | April 19, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Chelsea scored three early goals before surviving a second-half scare to advance to the semi-finals of the Europa League yesterday with a 4-3 home win over Slavia Prague, and Arsenal beat Napoli 1-0 to make the last four for the second straight...

Published:Friday | April 19, 2019 | 12:17 AM

​BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC): Legal counsel for the recently-sacked Cricket West Indies selection panel, Tony Astaphan, has slammed comments by Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt regarding their removal, and also plans to challenge the...

Published:Friday | April 19, 2019 | 12:16 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC): Marquee batsman Darren Bravo West Indies would not be overawed by their opposition at the upcoming ICC World Cup in England, but would be focussing on executing their unique brand of cricket. The two-time World Cup...

Published:Friday | April 19, 2019 | 12:15 AMTanya Lee - Columnist -

The media, telecoms, law and sporting landscape across the Caribbean, and in some instances, the world, was saddened this week to learn of the passing of the Hon Patrick Rousseau, OJ. Pat was a man amongst men, a true visionary and formidable mind...

Published:Friday | April 19, 2019 | 12:07 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter - -

Although he admits that his UWI FC endured a season of inconsistencies in the Red Stripe Premier League, head coach Andrew Peart believes the team showed great character to finish in the top six and he hopes this will carry over into next season....

Published:Friday | April 19, 2019 | 12:06 AMRobert Bailey - Gleaner Writer -

Portmore United’s head coach Shavar Thomas said a lot more is expected of in-form striker Javon East when they face Waterhouse in this year’s final of the Red Stripe Premier League competition. Portmore, who are seeking to successfully defend the...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:35 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sports minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange is among a number of sports and business officials, who have expressed their sadness following the passing of former president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Pat Rousseau. Rousseau passed away Tuesday...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:34 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): Fernando Llorente sent Tottenham into their first European Cup semi-final in 57 years and ended Manchester City’s quadruple hopes by scoring the decider in a breathtaking Champions League game that produced seven goals and...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:33 AMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor

Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Ricky Skerritt has defended his position on replacing interim Windies head coach Richard Pybus with former Barbadian cricketer Floyd Reifer. Skerritt, who was elected CWI president at its Annual General Meeting...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:31 AM

MONACO (AP): Back on his favourite surface, Rafael Nadal showed no lingering effects of a recent injury, as he breezed into the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters yesterday with a 6-1, 6-1 win against Roberto Bautista Agut. Nadal was making his...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:29 AM

Cricket West Indies (CWI) will be revisiting the Patterson and Wilkins Reports, and others, as part of its plan to restructure the governance of the sport regionally. Ricky Skerritt, who was elected CWI president at its annual general meeting,...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:27 AM

Philanthropic organisation Food For The Poor launched its 5th 5K walk/run on Tuesday at the Spanish Court Hotel. The run is expected to be held on Sunday, May 19. Speaking at the launch, Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton commended the...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:22 AM

The current Jamaican anti-Carifta Games sentiment isn’t new. Jamaica is so dominant at the 48-year-old track and field junior event that some fans might just be bored. Add the tight schedule between the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:21 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Former Test batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan says he is thrilled at the opportunity to work with the West Indies one-day squad in the lead-up to the Tri-Nations Series in Ireland and the ICC World Cup. The 38-year-old joined the...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:21 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Experienced West Indies seamer Kemar Roach is hoping for a major impact on the upcoming tours of Ireland and the World Cup, after recovering from the injury which forced him out of the recent England one-day series. The...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Keammar ‘Dada’ Daley’s goal against Cavalier in the second leg of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final provided a major boost for the former youth prodigy, who has been in and out of football over the last three seasons, mainly due to...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United hitman Javon East impressed for his club during the recent Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final win over Mount Pleasant with man-of-the-match performances in both legs. However, the striker is playing down his impact and is...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 11:05 AM

Tributes continue to pour in for late West Indies Cricket Board president Patrick 'Pat' Rousseau, who passed away on Wednesday night after a long battle with illness. Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt hailed the Jamaican for his...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United coach Shavar Thomas described his team’s march to another Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final as a demonstration of their strength after their close 3-2 aggregate win over league newbies Mount Pleasant at the National Stadium on...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:28 AM

High-flying Liguanea United FC extended their outstanding record in the 2019 Magnum JN KSAFA Major League to remain atop Zone B with a stupendous 9-0 thumping of Allman/Woodford in their clash this past weekend. Former Premier League goal ace for...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:27 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Triple jumper Shanieka Ricketts is working to improve this year, and the early signs are good. Relieved to have mastered the qualifying mark for the World Championships early, Ricketts has turned her attention to the technical details that she...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:27 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Cricket West Indies President Ricky Skerritt has hailed the enthusiasm in the West Indies training camp, which got under way here Monday at 3W’s Oval. Skerritt, along with Chief Executive Johnny Grave, and Director of...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:26 AM

Foster’s Fairplay has always held the view that coaches are allowed to play far too overpowering a role in the fortunes of student athletes. This is not to suggest that the persons who are employed to guide and steer their early careers are not...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:20 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP): Lionel Messi made sure there was no memorable Champions League comeback for Manchester United at Camp Nou this time. Messi scored two early goals to help Barcelona beat United 3-0 yesterday and reach the Champions League semi...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Christelle Harris, director of Hampden Estate, says that the Hussey family’s years of association with horse racing give them a genuine understanding of the passion local fans have for the sport and that she believes that partnering with Supreme...

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