Sun | May 19, 2019

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Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:46 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

IN a stretch duel reminiscent of last year’s thrilling Superstakes finish, SHE’S A MANEATER again got the nod, this time by a neck, on old rival WILL IN CHARGE in the Legal Light Trophy at nine furlongs and 25 yards. Almost rubbing shoulders...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:45 AMNodley Wright - Sunday Gleaner Writer

If coach Hue Menzies has things his way today, the Reggae Girlz will put on a display of silk and mental steel when they host Panama in a send-off match for the history-creating Girlz, set to take place at the National Stadium. Game time is 6 p.m....

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:45 AM

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Opener Sunil Ambris and all-rounder Raymon Reifer have been rewarded for their performances in the just-concluded Tri-Nations Series as they have been named as backups for the upcoming training camp in Southampton, England...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:44 AMLennox Aldred - Sunday Gleaner Writer

American Evan Harmeling continued to put up a good showing following Round 3 action at the PGA Latinoamerica BMW Jamaica Classic at the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course in Montego Bay. Despite an hour and a half delay due to lightning, Harmeling looked...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:38 AM

ROME (AP): After losing in the semi-finals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Rafael Nadal looked more like his old, dominant self when he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 yesterday to reach the Italian Open final. It was a measure of...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:37 AMAndré Lowe - Sports Editor

Jamaica’s Olympic and World Championships 110m hurdles gold medal winner Omar McLeod was a picture of emotions after enduring the pain of his aunt’s death a day earlier to win the event at the Shanghai Diamond League meet yesterday. McLeod, who...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:27 AM

DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC): Captain Jason Holder has turned his attention to West Indies’ one-week camp in Southampton, as the Caribbean side looked to correct the flaws exposed in their defeat to Bangladesh in the Tri-Nation Series. West Indies lost...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:27 AM

Over 400 schoolgirl footballers from 22 schools that compete in the ISSA Schoolgirl Football Competition will be hosted at the National Stadium to cheer on the Reggae Girlz, who will be playing their final home match against Panama before their...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:27 AM

Gold sponsor of the national senior women’s football team, the Reggae Girlz, Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL), invited the team and members of the Greenwich All-Age football team to a last hurrah lunch and dribble social on Child’s Day, Friday, May...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 8:51 AM

Jamaican sprint hurdler Omar McLeod and long jumper Tajay Gayle secured solid wins at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday morning.  McLeod, the Olympic and World champion in the 110m hurdles, clocked 13.12 seconds to take the victory...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:22 AM

The Windies went down to Bangladesh by five wickets in the final of the Ireland Tri-Nation Series here yesterday. The Windies were asked to bat first in the rain-shortened contest and reached on 131-0 off 21.1 overs when the showers came. They...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:21 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

RENEWING rivalry at a more favourable distance, nine furlongs and 25 yards, in today’s Legal Light Trophy, hoping to make amends for their third, and fourth-place finishes last time out, WILL IN CHARGE and SHE’S A MANEATER are up against old foe...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:20 AMAndre Lowe

Several of the island’s flag-bearers will be looking to kick-start their seasons at the Shanghai Diamond League, today, the second stop in the cash-rich global athletics series. Sprint star Elaine Thompson, medal-magnet Omar McLeod, and the...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s National junior golf champion Justin Burrowes exited the PGA Latinoamerica BMW Jamaica Golf Championship following an even-par second round of 72 yesterday at the Cinnamon Hill golf course in Montego Bay. The score was a marked...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Panama coach Victor Suárez says his team will not be taking their friendly international against the Reggae Girlz as a grudge match. The game at the National Stadium tomorrow also serves as a farewell match before the departure for the FIFA Women’s...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:16 AM

LONDON (CMC): The Windies will have added incentive to win the ICC World Cup starting later this month after the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced a record US$4-million (over J$541 million) jackpot for the champions yesterday. The...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:16 AM

The MultiCare Youth Foundation (MYF) Inter-Schools’ Girls’ Football and Mixed Basketball competitions were held on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Breezy Castle Centre on Harbour Street in downtown Kingston. Twenty-two primary and high schools under...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Rising squash stars Savannah Thomson and Tobias Levy continued their 2019 winning streaks with victories in the Tingrinners Age Group Squash Tournament held at the Liguanea Club in Kingston recently. Thomson, the reigning All-Jamaica Under-15/17...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Carole Beckford, chairperson of the Jamaica Reggae Girlz Special Projects team, is urging Jamaicans to come out and support today’s Lapathon event, which is aimed at raising funds for the team on its journey to France for the FIFA Women’s World Cup...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:15 AM

With two weeks to go to the start of the ICC World Cup, the hierarchy of the Windies team cannot be completely happy with the current form of some key members of the squad. Indeed, it wouldn’t be far-fetched to feel that they are slightly worried....

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz will make one last appearance on Sunday in front of their home fans before embarking on their historic journey to France for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Girlz are currently 53rd on the latest FIFA Women’s table and...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:14 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Sir Curtly Ambrose says he is surprised by the West Indies’ struggles against Bangladesh in the ongoing Tri-Nation Series in Ireland. The Windies faced the Tigers in yesterday’s final at The Village in Malahide but...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:13 AM

PARIS (AP): Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) coach Thomas Tuchel says signing Antoine Griezmann is not a “realistic” goal as the French champions are looking to bolster their defence. The France striker announced this week that he is leaving Atlético...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:12 AM

TURIN, Italy (AP): Massimiliano Allegri will not coach Juventus next season, leading to speculation that the Italian club champions are preparing to rehire former manager Antonio Conte. Allegri “will not be on the Juventus bench” for 2019-20, the...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:12 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): Neymar and David Neres are in for the Copa America; Lucas Moura and Vinicius Jr are out. Brazil coach Tite named his squad yesterday for the South American tournament, which starts in São Paulo on June 14. As expected, Paris...

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