JAMAICA GLEANER - SPORTS

  1. England humble WI

    BIRMINGHAM, England (AP):England took 19 wickets in a day to send West Indies tumbling to a humbling defeat by an innings and 209 runs in the first Test yesterday, setting the scene for what could be a painful series for the tourists.England won...
  2. Let's face the facts

    There's no single reason for Jamaica's modest medal take at the IAAF World Championships in London. Instead, the vectors acting against Jamaican success include untimely injury, inclement weather and unexpected reversals for two proven champions.The...
  3. 12 Jamaicans for Birmingham Diamond League

    BIRMINGHAM, England:Following on from the recently concluded IAAF World Championships in London, 12 Jamaican athletes will compete over four events in the Diamond League in Birmingham today.Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson, who had a...
  4. Johnny Grave | Getting back to the top of world cricket

    The following is part one of a two-part article. Part two will be published tomorrow.As the chief executive officer of Cricket West Indies, I head back to England for the Test series after six months into his role. I must admit that work so far "is...
  5. Free-scoring Man U already look team to beat in EPL

    LONDON, AP:Free-scoring, tight at the back, and confidence oozing through the side, Manchester United already might be the team to beat in the English Premier League (EPL).United have not challenged for the title since winning a record-extending...
  6. Tony Becca | The UWI batting for sports

    Wednesday, July 26, may one day be remembered, or should be remembered, as the watershed of sport in the Caribbean.It was the day on which the Faculty of Sport was launched at the University of the West Indies for all its for campuses in the region...
  7. Apprentice Thomas stars with three-timer

    IN-DEMAND three-kilo claiming apprentice Anthony Thomas yesterday booted home a three-timer, including 9-5 favourite WONG DON in the O...
  8. Past The Finishing Post

    Past The Finishing PostTrack: Good Weather: FineRace 1 1200 M (Purse $660,000)3-Y-O...
  9. Tridents lose again in CPL

    Kieron Pollard extended his great form, but rain dealt Barbados Tridents a cruel blow with a 17-run defeat to St Kitts and Nevis Patriots under Duckworth-Lewis in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) here Friday night.Sent in at Warner Park, the...
  10. Windies begin fightback against England

    BIRMINGHAM, England, (CMC):Rain halted a promising West Indies fightback after opener Alastair Cook struck his third career double hundred, to put England in command of the day-night opening Test at Edgbaston here yesterday.When rain halted play a...
  11. Sakima to mull over options

    I Fight Promotions founder Chris Joy has said that he has two fights lined up for two-time Wray and Nephew Contender champion Sakima 'The Mauler' Mullings if he is interested in them.Joy said that Mullings can face DeMarcus 'Chop Chop' Corley in...
  12. Parish leagues hampered by lack of sponsorship

    Veteran local umpire Sylvester Campbell said Netball Jamaica needsto find ways of attracting moresponsors for its parish netball league competitions.The parish leagues were staged for the first time this year, but the outspoken Campbell said while...
  13. Jamaica's Damion Lowe off to Norway

    KRISTIANSAND, Norway (CMC):Jamaica defender Damion Lowe is now in Norway following his transfer to first-division club IK Start.The 24-year-old Lowe was transferred from the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the United Soccer League on Wednesday following 18...
  14. No long-term deal yet for Whitmore

    National senior men's interim coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore confirmed that he is yet to get a permanent deal,but will continue to be in charge for two upcoming friendly international games.Whitmore's initial arrangement ended last month, after he...
  15. It will be easy for Wong Don

    WONG DON has settled down nicely as a middle-distance runner and should have this afternoon's O...
  16. Caymanas tips

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  17. St Lucia Stars sack Sammy

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Darren Sammy has been sacked as captain of St Lucia Stars, paying the price for the franchise's woeful start to the Caribbean Premier League.Stars have lost their first six matches of the campaign to be bottom of the six-...
  18. Weatherly : Cornwall still very strong

    Western Bureau:Coach of defending daCosta Cup champions Cornwall College,Dr Dean Weatherly, says the school still has a strong team despite losing a few key players.Cornwall will start the new season next month without Jourdaine Fletcher, last year'...
  19. Matuidi completes Juventus move

    PARIS, France (AP):France midfielder Blaise Matuidi completed his move from Paris Saint-Germain to Juventus yesterday.Matuidi arrived in Turin for a medical on Wednesday, but the move finally went through yesterday, PSG said in a statement.No...
  20. Tottenham sign Sanchez in record deal

    Tottenham broke their transfer record to make the club's first signing of the summer yesterday, bringing in Colombia centre back Davinson Sanchez from Ajax for a fee that could rise to €42 million.The deal for the 21-year-old Sanchez was...