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  • Do not oppose Nunes' Dontae

    September 26, 2018 5:00 AM

    Anthony Nunes' DONTAE, runner-up to Saturday's graded stakes winner, PERFECT NEIGHBOUR, in March's open-allowance Bonnie Blue Flag Trophy, after which he chased home stablemate HOUDINI'S MAGIC in the grade one Viceroy Trophy, is hard to oppose today, despite losing three consecutive races down in class among overnight allowance runners. Outclassed by super-importee

  • Modric ends Ronaldo, Messi duopoly

    September 25, 2018 4:36 AM 2

    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. Modric was voted FIFA's best player in the 2017-18 season after winning the UEFA Champions League for a fourth time in five seasons with Real Madrid and leading Croatia to its first World Cup final, where

  • Francis rubbishes Akan departure rumour

    September 25, 2018 4:36 AM 2

    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 former Calabar High School standout is now based in Texas and is being guided by Darryl Woodson. It is reported

  • Law resigns as Windies coach

    September 24, 2018 11:32 PM 2

    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 Zimbabwe and Bangladesh and the One Day International team through the ICC World Cup Qualifiers and into the 2019 Cricket

  • Real Madrid lead La Liga thanks to VAR

    September 23, 2018 5:19 AM 2

    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 point ahead of Barcelona, who play today against Girona at Camp Nou Stadium. Madrid rested regulars such as Gareth Bale and Marcelo

  • Perfect Neighbour lands GG Stakes

    September 23, 2018 5:00 AM 2

    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 favourite with Omar Walker, the 2013 Jamaica Derby winner sat off the pace in the five-horse field while

  • Bender expects title bid

    September 23, 2018 4:28 AM 2

    Christopher Bender, coach of Camperdown High, believes he has found a Manning Cup team that can end the school's 30-year trophy drought in schoolboy football. Bender made his comments after his side dropped points for the first time this season when they were held to a goalless draw by Charlie Smith High in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition

  • Hop on DaCosta's Hover Craft

    September 22, 2018 4:35 AM 3

    HOVER CRAFT has the handicaps in his favour and could emerge from the shadow of PERFECT NEIGHBOUR, his more illustrious stablemate, in this afternoon's 10-furlong Governor General's Stakes. Champion trainer Wayne DaCosta has three runners in the event - HOVER CRAFT, PERFECT NEIGHBOUR and DYSFUNCTIONAL - ganging up on their main rival, Ian Parsard's SUPERLUMINAL

  • Out-of-favour Cahill says he may have to quit Chelsea

    September 22, 2018 4:35 AM 3

    Former England defender Gary Cahill, who has won every major club trophy since joining Chelsea from Bolton in 2012, is likely to ask the London team for a move in the January transfer window unless he gets back in the side. The 32-year-old centre back is out of contract at the end of the season and is yet to play under new coach Maurizio Sarri, who has led Chelsea

  • STETHS wary of lowly Munro in St Elizabeth Derby

    September 22, 2018 4:35 AM 3

    St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) coach Omar 'Rambo' Wedderburn says his team will not underestimate lowly Munro College when they contest the first St Elizabeth derby at the STETHS Sports Complex in Santa Cruz this afternoon. Struggling Munro have just three points from four games, having failed to win a single match so far and sit fourth