‘COVID-safe catalyst’ - INF gives blessings to upcoming Test series between Sunshine Girls, England

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International Netball Federation (INF) President Liz Nicholl says the Test series between Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls and hosts England will form the catalyst for the safe return of international netball in 2021. The INF has been forced to postpone…

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Bravo keeping patience with Windies bowlers

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QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand (CMC): West Indies left-handed batsman Darren Bravo said he still had confidence in the West Indies Test bowling attack, though they struggled to get wickets during the side’s opening match on the tour of New Zealand against…

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Cunningham, JC proud of Nick Richards

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Jamaica College (JC) basketball coach Duane Cunningham says that he is happy about the part that he played in guiding national basketballer Nick Richards to the NBA. Richards, a 22-year-old JC and University of Kentucky past student, was drafted…

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Wolves, Saints battle to 1-1 draw

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WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP): Theo Walcott scored his first goal for Southampton in almost 15 years to help the team draw at Wolverhampton 1-1 in the English Premier League (EPL) yesterday. The on-loan Everton forward netted for the visitors for the…

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Rally Jamaica 2020 off

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For the first time in the history of Rally Jamaica, there will be no event because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rally Jamaica organiser Larry Henriques confirmed the news with The Gleaner yesterday that the 2020 edition had to be cancelled after the…

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KSAFA promises tech-driven youth tournament

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General Secretary Dwayne Dillon says the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA), in collaboration with an international partner, will host a brand-new youth competition for its clubs next year. Dillon says the tournament, which will be…

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Burrowes rallies to win Buccaneers Golf tournament

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Justin Burrowes pulled off a remarkable comeback on the second and final day of the Alliance Buccaneer Memorial Golf tournament to claim victory by five strokes at the Caymanas Golf Club in St Catherine yesterday. Burrowes came into the final day…

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CWI selector approves of new Women’s T20 dates

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Chief West Indies Women’s selector Ann Browne-John said she welcomed the decision to push back the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup (WWT20) to 2023. Cricket’ sworld governing body, the ICC, said this past week that the…

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‘Three rungs down’ - JFF Technical Committee chairman bemoans gulf between local coaches and regional counterparts

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Chairman Rudolph Speid says that one of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Technical Committee’s main priorities is to upgrade local coaching qualification standards to be on par with the best in the region. Speaking at a virtual Gleaner Editors…

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Records tumble as Liverpool beat Leicester

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Liverpool set a club record of 64 top-flight home matches unbeaten by overwhelming Leicester in a 3-0 win in the English Premier League yesterday. Diogo Jota had a record of his own, becoming the first player to score in his first four home top-…

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