JAMAICA GLEANER - SPORTS

  1. Massive upset by Ronda Whyte in 400m hurdles

    SPRINTEC Track Club's Ronda Whyte created a massive upset in the women's 400 metres hurdles final last night at the JAAA National Senior Championships inside the National Stadium.Whyte who entered the event as a big outsider won going away in a...
  2. JAAA National Senior Champs: Thompson, Blake win 100m

    DOUBLE Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson and 2011 World 100 metres champion, Yohan Blake, were in sizzling form at the JAAA National Senior Championships tonight. Thompson clocked an impressive world leading 10.71...
  3. Whyte out, Thompson shines in 100m heats

    A new champion will be crowned in the men's 400 metres hurdles on today's second day of the JAAA National Championships.Defending champion Annsert Whyte of Racers Track Club failed to advance after finishing fourth in his heat in 50.23 seconds....
  4. Burton, Gordon set for first senior titles

    ACTION is expected to reach fever pitch when competition on the second day of the JAAA National Senior Championships gets under way today with the staging of three finals in the field and six on the track. The following are the previews of 10...
  5. Boyz book final berth after shoot-out

    Jamaica's Reggae Boyz booked a place in the Caribbean Football Union Caribbean Cup final with a 4-2 penalty shoot-out win over French Guiana in Fort-De-France, Martinique, last night.Theodore Whitmore's Boyz made the task difficult for themselves,...
  6. Rain wipes out opening ODI

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, (CMC):Torrential rain wrecked the opening One-Day International between West Indies and India here yesterday, allowing just over three hours play at Queen's Park Oval.Opting to bat first, the visitors had cruised to 199 for...
  7. Presidential candidates point towards staff - development at JOA - Rachid Parchment

    Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) presidential candidate Vishu Tolan has said that if elected, more staff will be employed to meet the needs of the association.Tolan, who is the current JOA first vice president, will be running against the body's...
  8. Junior sprinters Davis, Wilson shine in 100m

    EDWIN Allen High's Kevona Davis and Calabar High's Tyreke Wilson were in sparkling form on yesterday's first day of the JAAA National Junior Championships as both raced to impressive winning times in the Under 18 100 metres.
  9. Williams-Mills aims for top three

    Five-time World Championship 400 metres finalist Novlene Williams-Mills isn't looking back at any of her eight national titles this week. Instead, she is fully focused on a top-three finish at the National Senior Championships.Speaking after a short...
  10. Bernard ready to serve again

  11. Big payouts on offer for Boom Derby Day

    Racing promoter Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited has increased the guaranteed minimum payouts on several exotic bets for tomorrow's big Boom Jamaica Derby Day race meet at Caymanas Park.Punters can win a 'bag of cash' in the Sunrise...
  12. 'Lights Out' Davis defeats Young in Contender thriller

    "TSETSI! TSETSI! Tsetsi!" was the constant cry at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium on Hope Road on Wednesday night, as veteran, 39-year-old Jamaican boxer Tsetsi 'Lights Out' Davis scored one of his most thrilling victories locally,...
  13. Bounce to rebound in race 3

    NECROMANCER, who was forced to play second fiddle to stablemate Nadeshico on May 27, should not be opposed in tomorrow's opening race of the Sunrise-6.With the guaranteed minimum increased to $1.5 million for the Boom Jamaica Derby Day, punters will...
  14. Holder: Windies will focus on winning

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):West Indies are not taking any comfort from the coaching controversy overshadowing India's trip to the Caribbean, as they look to turn the tables on the powerhouses in the opening One-Day International (ODI) of the five...
  15. Bravo, lawyer say CWI failed to follow due process

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Estranged West Indies left-hander Darren Bravo has accused Cricket West Indies (CWI) of not affording him due process in the decision to axe him from the Tri-Series tour of Zimbabwe last November, and bar him from future...
  16. VCB, Stewart out of National Champs

    Veteran female sprinters Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart, pulled out of the JAAA National Championships yesterday with injuries.Campbell-Brown, the two-time Olympic 200m gold medallist and 2007 World 100m champion, pulled out because of...
  17. Today's schedule

    Morning session 9 a.m: 200m Men Heats ​9:30  a.m: Hammer  Women Final 11 a.m: Hammer Men Final Evening session Field events
  18. Afghanistan seal Test status

    LONDON (CMC):Just two weeks after shocking West Indies for their first win over a major Test-playing side, minnows Afghanistan have been granted Test status by the International Cricket Council (ICC).They, along with Ireland, were adopted as full...
  19. West Indies Women lose again

    OAKHAM, England (CMC):A sensational batting meltdown left West Indies Women with a crushing six-wicket defeat to South Africa Women in their final official warm-up game, and teetering on the brink of turmoil just five days before their opening game...
  20. Carib riders dominate at Northlands Park

    EDMONTON, Canada, (CMC):Trinidadian Keishan Balgobin rode a three-timer, while his cousin, Ridge Balgobin, won his first-ever race at Northlands Park, as Caribbean jockeys dominated the eight-race midweek card here Wednesday.The 27-year-old was...