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Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):JosÈ Mourinho was fired by Manchester United yesterday after failing to restore the club's status as a major European force in a turbulent 30-month spell marked by clashes with players and increasing disgruntlement at the...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As the month of December continues to move forward, the prospect of a new track and field season comes sharply into focus. Traditionally, it will kick off with the Pure Water/Jamaica College Invitational event scheduled for the school's brand- new...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PERTH, Australia (AP):Australia trounced India by 146 runs in the second Test to level the four-Test series 1-1 on the final day yesterday.Needing 287 runs to win, India resumed the day on 112-5 and were all out in a hurry for 140 in the second...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHENNAI, India (CMC):Ex-West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has held out little hope of a revival for his former team's fortunes unless key decisions are made in the Caribbean in the best interest of the game.His comments came in light of the...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Alex Marshall's 84th-minute goal, which earned his team a point in their 1-1 draw with newcomers Dunbeholden at Stadium East on Sunday, made him the team's leading scorer this season and leaves him just one shy of his total for the entire 2017-18...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens coach Jerome Waite is hoping that events do not get out of control and has called on the referee to be firm when his team meets hosts Tivoli Gardens in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the Edward Seaga Complex this afternoon at...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:It was a case of biting the hand that feeds you at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Monday night.Deshane Beckford, on loan from Montego Bay United, struck twice for Harbour View as the Stars of the East blanked his parent club 3-0 in...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JAIPUR, India (CMC):West Indies Twenty20 skipper Carlos Brathwaite attracted the highest price for a West Indies player at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here Tuesday as big-hitting left-handers Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran both...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The actions of Jamaica's sporting heroes this past week deserve special mention. Not because of their usual expertise and sporting prowess, but because of their influence on the actions of their fellow citizens.I am one of those people who believe...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SYLHET, Bangladesh:The Windies demolished Bangladesh by five wickets to win the First Twenty20 (T20) International at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Shai Hope's back-to-back unbeaten hundreds in the recent one-day series against Bangladesh has catapulted him into the top 10 of the ICC batting rankings.In the latest one-day rankings released on Sunday, the 25-year-old Hope jumped 17...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):One of the fiercest international rivalries in football will play out three times in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League when a trio of English teams take on German opposition.Five-time European champions Liverpool and...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):Five-time champions Sevilla have been drawn to face Lazio in the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League.Sevilla, who have won all five of their titles since 2006, are in second place in LaLiga, and Lazio are fifth in Serie A....

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler said they are now on a high after moving up one spot, to third, in the latest world rankings, which were published by the International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) on December 2.The...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The key to the city of Kingston was bestowed upon Jamaica's senior women's football team at a ceremony at Flag Circle in downtown Kingston yesterday. Sport Minister Olivia Grange said that mayors of other municipalities, upon learning of the...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Major changes are coming to Jamaica's premier cricketing venue, Sabina Park, as Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Communications and Marketing Manager Garth Williams says the stadium could even undergo a name change.Williams was speaking about new...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jose Mourinho chose his words carefully, and they proved to be as candid as they were concerning for Manchester United as their worst start to an English Premier League (EPL) season hit a new low."Liverpool," Mourinho said, "is a better team than us...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP):There's been no such thing as a sophomore slump for Christian McCaffrey and Alvin Kamara.The two NFC South running backs have followed up strong rookie campaigns with even better second seasons for the Panthers and...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was always a move motivated by the politics of football rather than the actual good of football. The decision to restructure and the design of the restructure of the qualification process for the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) were destined to...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

For years, coaches who wanted to be certified in advanced coaching and programme writing had to go to the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sports in order to do so. However, though GC Foster's partnership with the Sam Sharpe Teachers'...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Peter Kavanaugh, a Jamaican table-tennis coach from Mandeville, returned home yesterday after conducting a training course in Grenada. Kavanaugh's visit to the Spice Isle follows interest from countries in the region in the services of Jamaican...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Far from being depressed about their tough draw for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, the Reggae Girlz are in fact looking forward to playing Brazil when the competition begins next year. Speaking to media as the Girlz continued their tour of the...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

A stunning left-footer from Patrick Brown in the 55th minute of play made the difference between home team UWI FC and Humble Lion yesterday in the Red Stripe Premier League, as the Andrew Peart-coached team followed up Thursday's defeat of Arnett...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Garvey Maceo High School Under-14 and -16 football team coach Merron Gordon, is proud of their performance this season after both sides captured their respective titles last week.The Under-14 team defeated Spalding High School 2-1 to take their...

Published:Sunday | December 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) operations manager Oneil Cruickshank says that despite the deep history and rich tradition the region has in fast bowling, there is need to start focusing on bowlers who have the ability to take wickets.Cruickshank...

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