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  • Jamaica maintains perfect record in regional T20 competition

    June 15, 2018 4:03 AM 3

    Chedean Nation top-scored to lead Jamaica to their third straight victory in the regional Women's Twenty20 Championship match at Kensington Park. The Jamaicans beat the Leeward Islands by 7 wickets. Barbados also remained perfect from three games as they defeated title holders Trinidad and Tobago by 6 wickets at Sabina Park. Needing 93 runs to win, Barbados

  • Court of Appeal rejects application from former JADCO Executive Director

    June 13, 2018 3:18 AM 10

    Former Executive Director of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), Carey Brown, had his application to the Appeal Court rejected on Tuesday as he sought to take his fight with the local anti-doping watchdog to the UK Privy Council. The decision was handed down by Justice Hilary Phillips, who headed the three-member panel of judges. Justice Phillips

  • Taylor leads Jamaica to another victory in CWI women's T20 tournament

    June 13, 2018 3:18 AM 12

    Captain Stafanie Taylor top-scored with an unbeaten 36 to lead Jamaica's women to an 8 wicket win over the Windward Islands as the host secured win number two on the trot in at Kensington Park in the Cricket West Indies regional women's Twenty20 tournament on Tuesday. Batting first, the Windwards were restricted to 85-6 as Chadean Nation bagged 4-20. Chinelle

  • JFF expresses sadness at Brandon Murray's tragic passing

    June 12, 2018 6:21 AM 10

    Local football's governing body, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is expressing sadness following the brutal slaying of well-known football administrator Brandon Murray who was shot dead at the Mayfair Hotel in St Andrew on Sunday. Murray was well-known for his association with Sporting Central Academy in Clarendon and his efforts and contribution

  • Jamaica make winning start in CWI regional Women's T20 Championship

    June 12, 2018 6:21 AM 6

    Captain Stafanie Taylor says she is hoping home advantage will continue to play in her team's favour as Jamaica's women aim to capture the Cricket West Indies regional T20 title. Jamaica's women started on a winning note as they secured an 8 wicket win over Guyana on Sunday in a day/night affair at Sabina Park. The visitors who batted first, were restricted

  • Three Jamaicans in Windies "B" squad for Global T20

    June 12, 2018 6:21 AM 10

    Fabian Allen, Derval Green and Brandon King are the Jamaicans involved in the West Indies' "B" squad for the Global T20 League in Canada later this month. With five franchises in Canada, Cricket Canada has decided to include a team from the Caribbean in the inaugural edition. Allen, Green and King will join Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Chadwick Walton

  • Fraser-Pryce grateful for crowd support at JN Racers Grand Prix

    June 11, 2018 5:00 AM 14

    When she stood behind the starting block before the start of the 100m at the JN Racers Grand Prix on Saturday night at the National Stadium, two-time Olympic 100m champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was overwhelmed with nervousness, she told The Gleaner after the race. But the screams that echoed into the Kingston night when her named was announced brought

  • Williams, Dacres on show in Stockholm

    June 10, 2018 5:00 AM 3

    Sprint hurdler Danielle Williams is among three Jamaicans who will compete in today's fifth stage of the Diamond League series in Stockholm. The other Jamaicans down to compete are Jura Levy (200m) and Fedrick Dacres (discus). The consistent Williams, the 2015 100m hurdles champion, will be hoping for more success today following her win in the event

  • Bloomfield clocks fast 43.94 for 400m

    June 9, 2018 2:09 AM 6

    FORMER Kingston College 400 metres runner, Akeem Bloomfield, is now the second fastest Jamaican ever in the one-lap event.  Bloomfield posted a personal best 43.94 seconds on Friday night to finish second in the final of the event at the NCAA Outdoor Division 1 Championships in Eugene, Oregon.  Bloomfield's time was just one-hundredth of a second

  • Dowrich slams unbeaten century as Windies take command of first test

    June 8, 2018 5:27 AM 3

    Led by a second century from Shane Dowrich, the West Indies were in the ascendancy against Sri Lanka at stumps on day two of the first test at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad. The Caribbean side declared their first innings on 414-for 8 before leaving Sri Lanka struggling at 31-3. Dowrich was left on 125 not out for the West Indies who had resumed