JAMAICA GLEANER - SPORTS

  1. Worst crash of my career - Gore

    Doug Gore has said he would be out for the rest of the season after a crash with David Summerbell Jr at the Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park in Westmoreland on Sunday.Gore told The Gleaner that he was released from hospital yesterday morning...
  2. Barbados stun Sunshine Girls

    Jamaica's Sunshine Girls went down to a shocking 43-41 defeat to Barbados in game three of their three match Test series at the National Arena last night.The Sunshine Girls had a point to prove to their coach Jermaine Allison-McCracken, who...
  3. Trainers drawn on Lotto Classics handicap

    The 22nd running of the Lotto Classics for the Governor's Cup at Caymanas Park this Saturday is no longer the 'poor man's derby', some observers at yesterday's launch argued. The event holds a special place in Jamaicans' hearts because it is a race...
  4. Perfect Neighbour tipped for Mark My Word Trophy

    PERFECT NEIGHBOUR, one of the country's top-four distance horses, gets his favoured route course, going nine furlongs and 25 yards in the Mark My Word Trophy, co-feature with the traditional Labour Day Trophy on the 10-race holiday card.Though...
  5. Bravo West Indies return unsure

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):With the critical tour of England looming, chief selector Courtney Browne has said there is still no timetable for Darren Bravo's return to the West Indies side.In fact, Browne told the Massy United Insurance Line and...
  6. Allison-McCracken gets first Jamaica win

    Jermaine Allison-McCracken registered her first win as head coach of the Sunshine Girls, beating Barbados 40-34 in Game Two of their best-of-three Test series to take a 1-0 lead at the National Arena last night."It was really important to get this...
  7. Arnett advance to RSPL final

    Arnett Gardens FC edged Humble Lion 1-0 in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) return-leg semi-final at the Effortville Community Centre in May Pen yesterday.The Junglists went into the game with a one-goal lead after they won the first leg 2-1 at...
  8. I could've gone faster - Blake

    THERE were several outstanding performances at Saturday's Jamaica International Invitational Meet as the large crowd that came out was treated to high-quality performances on the track and in the field by some of the world's top athletes. With the...
  9. McMaster surprised by weekend run

    WITH so many top international athletes on show at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet inside the National Stadium last Saturday, not many local fans knew about Kyron McMaster of the British Virgin Islands, but after the Men's 400m hurdles...
  10. Harder training needed - Takashima

    New national table tennis coach Satoshi Takashima says young Jamaican players need to train harder to improve their footwork and also need to gain overseas experience. Takashima has made these observations during his first three months in the island...
  11. Coach Nevers critical of Allison-McCracken approach

    Veteran netball coach Winston Nevers says that current national team head coach Jermaine Allison-McCracken has made mistakes in how she interacts with her team.Allison-McCracken has been criticised by various netball enthusiasts in recent times...
  12. Player eligibility discussion advanced - Browne

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):West Indies chairman of selectors, Courtney Browne, has hinted that the process to amend the controversial eligibility rule was at an advanced stage.Speaking to Massy United Insurances Line...
  13. Mumbai IPL champs as Pollard, Simmons disappoint

    HYDERABAD, India (CMC):West Indies star Kieron Pollard and Lendl Simmons both had muted roles, but Mumbai Indians clinched their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title by beating Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) by one run in a last-ball thriller...
  14. Stars to line up for Bring Back The Love

    Organiser Clive 'Busy' Campbell is imploring football fans and hardworking Jamaicans to relax and enjoy this year's Bring Back the Love after-Labour Day match, set for the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex tomorrow.The annual event, which began at...
  15. Agassi to coach Djokovic at French Open

    ROME, Italy (AP):Novak Djokovic is joining forces with Andre Agassi in an effort to return to world number one.Djokovic announced yesterday that Agassi will coach him at the French Open, which starts next Sunday."I spoke to Andre the last couple...
  16. Justin Gatlin wins Japanese Grand Prix

    KAWASAKI, Japan (AP):Justin Gatlin clocked 10.28 seconds to win the 100m at a Golden Grand Prix event yesterday.The American crossed the finish line just .03 seconds ahead of Japan's Aska Cambridge. Shuhei Tada, also of Japan, was third in 10:35."(I...
  17. Liverpool clinch fourth place

    LIVERPOOL, England (AP):With half-time approaching and the atmosphere inside Anfield getting increasingly tense, a chant drifted across from the away supporters: "Champions League, you're having a laugh."Liverpool was being held 0-0 by already...
  18. Juventus win sixth straight Serie A title

    ROME, Italy (AP):Juventus clinched a record sixth straight Serie A title with a 3-0 win over relegation-threatened Crotone in the penultimate round yesterday.Mario Mandzukic gave Juventus the lead 12 minutes in by redirecting a cross from Juan...
  19. Real Madrid grab LaLiga title

    MADRID, Spain (AP):Real Madrid won the Spanish league for the first time in five years yesterday, avoiding its worst title drought since the 1980s and keeping Barcelona from its third straight championship.Zinedine Zidane's team secured its 33rd...
  20. NETBALL: Barbados records stunning win over Sunshine Girls

    Barbados recorded its first ever victory over Jamaica Monday night, stunning the Sunshine Girls 43-41 in game three of their three-match Test series at the National Arena. This means the series has been levelled at 1-1 since the first...