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Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 1:20 PM

Miami, FL: Concacaf has announced that the Final of the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup – the 16th edition of the region’s flagship men’s international competition, has been awarded to Las Vegas and Allegiant Stadium, the destination...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After meeting the Olympics ‘B’ qualifying standard for the 200m medley recently, national swimmer Keanan Dols jumped ahead of Michael Gunning for the Jamaica Olympic Association’s (JOA) allocated spot at the Tokyo Olympics in July. Dols clocked 2:...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

General Secretary Dalton Wint said it is going to cost the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) over a billion dollars to sustain the national men’s programme during the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers which start in September. The Reggae Boyz...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 12:16 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Simon Tomlinson and Kane Watson will start their bid for Olympic table tennis glory today. They are among 27 men with the same goal at the five-day Latin American Singles Olympic Qualification tournament in Rosario, Argentina. Tomlinson is seeded...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 12:15 AM

MUMBAI, India (CMC): Veteran Chris Gayle was good enough for a cameo, but West Indies teammate Nicholas Pooran suffered the indignity of a first-ball ‘duck’ as Punjab Kings withstood a fierce challenge from Rajasthan Royals to eke out a four-win...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Referees Department head Victor Stewart says that despite no activity in local football for over a year, Jamaican referees are continuing to make what he describes as “great strides” internationally. Referees...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:19 AMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor

Concacaf President Victor Montagliani has warned member associations and their clubs to not use the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse for not getting in line with its mandates on professionalism. This mandate sets out that all clubs within Concacaf...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment General Manager Lorna Gooden says the resanding of the track at Caymanas Park will be done to international standard. The three-day project began yesterday and no work-out of horses will take place in that...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:16 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC): West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell had very little impact, but his Chennai Super Kings (CSK) still did enough to pull off a 10-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their opening game of the Indian Premier League here...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:14 AM

LONDON, England (AP): A season that provided the flickers of a title challenge is now turning into the worst of Jose Mourinho’s managerial career. Of all the managers to inflict Tottenham’s 10th loss of the English Premier League (EPL) season, it...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 12:12 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Long jumper Chanice Porter was delighted to get a personal best in her first outdoor meet of the season on Friday. However, she limped out of the pit at the Spec Towns Invitational in Athens, Georgia, with an ankle niggle that has her concerned....

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 9:04 PM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Ricky Skerritt was returned unopposed as president of Cricket West Indies (CWI) along with vice-president Dr Kishore Shallow at the regional governing body's annual general meeting (AGM) on Sunday. They are now set to...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 12:09 AM

TO fully understand the umbrella impact that any particular system of racing, herein after called the ‘product’, has on the entire horse-racing industry, from agricultural (breeder) to betting, and the many groups between, it must be immediately...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 12:09 AM

MADRID (AP): Real Madrid continued their impressive run yesterday, going top of the Spanish league with a 2-1 win over Barcelona in what may have been Lionel Messi's last league clásico. The victory in pouring rain in the Spanish capital, left...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 12:08 AM

MUMBAI, India, (CMC): Not even a miserly spell from veteran West Indies all-rounder, Dwayne Bravo, could save Chennai Super Kings from a seven-wicket defeat to Shimron Hetmyer’s Delhi Capitals in the second game of the Indian Premier League here...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 12:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican athletes enjoyed field-event success yesterday at the World Athletics Miramar Invitational in Florida, with World Championships gold medallist Tajay Gayle, who captured the long jump event with a season best and a world-leading distance...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz defender Damion Lowe credited head coach, Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore, for helping to bring an end to the impasse between the players and the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) hierarchy in their contract negotiations. "Over the past...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

As local sporting organisations continue to grow frustrated with the Government's continued lockdown of the sector, Minister of Sport Olivia 'Babsy' Grange is calling for calm from the various stakeholders. Grange, who could not provide any updates...

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2021 | 12:08 AM

LONDON, England (AP): Adama Traore smashed home a brilliant finish from an acute angle in the second minute of stoppage time for Wolverhampton to beat Fulham 1-0 on Friday, further damaging the home team's hopes of escaping relegation from the...

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2021 | 12:08 AM

MADRID, Spain (AP): The Spanish league said Friday it has not found any evidence to support accusations by a player who said he was racially insulted during a match last weekend. The league said it has analysed all the available video and audio of...

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2021 | 12:08 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC): West Indies white-ball captain, Kieron Pollard, made an unflattering start to his 2021 Indian Premier League campaign as his Mumbai Indians went down to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by two wickets in the season....

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer -

After the recent announcement by Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment that it will be awarding $100,000 to the female jockey with the most wins at the end of the quarter, Natalie Berger has signalled her intentions after her first win of the...

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Onaje Bell, Bob Marley Foundation's (BMF) Marketing and Development Strategist for Jamaica's senior women's football team, says his goal is to ensure it receives respect from the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF). Bell, who was designated the...

Published:Friday | April 9, 2021 | 5:59 AM

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and members of the Senior Men’s National team - the Reggae Boyz, announced on Friday, that both parties have reached an agreement in their contract negotiations, ending months of disputes. "The Jamaica...

Published:Friday | April 9, 2021 | 12:22 AM

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced the resumption of the Athletes Assistance Programme, which will provide more than J$45 million in direct financial support to Jamaican athletes...

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