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Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2019 | 12:24 AM

The Reggae Boyz will have all to play for when they face Curaçao in their final Group C match of the Concacaf Gold Cup. The Jamaican unit is on the brink of a quarter-final berth as they go into the match as favourites, needing only a single point...

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2019 | 12:22 AM

Spectators at the anticipated match between the Jamaica Reggae Warriors and the USA Hawks on Saturday at the UWI Mona Bowl were treated to a historic feat as the Jamaican team recorded their first ever victory against the Americans on home soil and...

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2019 | 12:22 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

The athletics world is still in awe of 17-year-old Briana Williams’ sublime 10.94-second run in the women’s 100m at the recently concluded JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior Athletics Championships, but her coach, Ato Boldon, warns that the...

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2019 | 12:21 AM

REIMS, France (AP): Alyssa Naeher’s European vacation ended quickly yesterday. After three games with little to do, the 31-year-old American goalkeeper blundered in her first FIFA Women’s World Cup knockout match, playing a short pass to Becky...

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2019 | 12:20 AM

Jamaica’s Caleb Faulk finished seventh in the high bar final in the Korea Cup, an artistic and rhythmic gymnastics event held last Tuesday and Wednesday at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju South Korea. Faulk said the aim of his participation was to...

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2019 | 12:19 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP): Shakib Al Hasan showed why he’s the top-ranked all-rounder in One-Day International cricket by scoring a half-century and then taking a five-wicket haul to steer Bangladesh to a 62-run World Cup win over Afghanistan....

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2019 | 12:16 AM

The much ballyhooed weekend of sports has ended with Jamaican sport fans torn between delight, anger and frustration. The Windies have all but been eliminated from the ICC World Cup but in defeat against New Zealand, one of only two teams in the...

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2019 | 12:08 AMJason Cross/Gleaner Writer

The late former Prime Minister Edward Seaga inspired a great many people throughout his lifetime. Some got a front-row seat as he went about helping to lay the foundations of nationhood in post-Independence Jamaica over his more than four decades...

Published:Monday | June 24, 2019 | 12:26 AM

(AP): France survived a tense extra-time knockout match against Brazil and advanced to the FIFA Women’s World Cup quarter-finals when captain Amandine Henry redirected Amel Majri’s free kick for a tiebreaking goal in the 107th minute of a 2-1...

Published:Monday | June 24, 2019 | 12:25 AM

I remember vividly in the immediate moments after Jamaica’s senior Reggae Boyz qualified for the 1998 FIFA World Cup finals in France. In the midst of the post-qualification euphoria a friend calmly said to me that we should emphatically enjoy the...

Published:Monday | June 24, 2019 | 12:25 AM

MANCHESTER, England (CMC): Carlos Brathwaite’s monumental hundred against New Zealand on Saturday did not take captain Jason Holder by surprise. “His work ethic is really good. He’s not one to shy away from his responsibilities,” Holder told media...

Published:Monday | June 24, 2019 | 12:24 AM

LONDON (AP): Pakistan clung to slim hopes of making the ICC World Cup semi-finals and ended South Africa’s chances in a 49-run thumping victory at Lord’s yesterday. Pakistan needed the win more, as they had a game in hand and required fewer other...

Published:Monday | June 24, 2019 | 12:17 AM

What was shaping up to be an incident-free Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA)/Supreme Ventures National Senior Athletics Championships ended in controversy at the National Stadium last night as the women’s 100m hurdles final was...

Published:Monday | June 24, 2019 | 12:15 AMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor

The rivalry between former Prime Ministers P.J. Patterson and the late Edward Seaga is seen by many as arguably the fiercest in Jamaica’s political history. However, at the state funeral for Seaga, who was also chairman of the Premier League Clubs...

Published:Monday | June 24, 2019 | 12:13 AM

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP): Lionel Messi avoided another disappointment with the national team as Argentina escaped elimination in the group stage of the Copa America. Lautaro Martinez and Sergio Aguero scored a goal in each half as Argentina...

Published:Monday | June 24, 2019 | 12:12 AM

While pleased with the 26-24 win over the USA Hawks at The UWI Mona Bowl on Saturday, Jamaica Reggae Warriors head coach, Romeo Monteith, said there is still a lot to work on with his charges. The win was Jamaica’s second over the powerful Hawks...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:49 AM

SÃO PAULO (AP): The Copa América has finally started for host Brazil.After two lackluster performances that drew jeers from the home fans and added pressure on coach Tite, Brazil got it going yesterday in thrashing Peru 5-0 to make the...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:48 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

APPRENTICE Kiaman McGregor denied himself a three-timer on yesterday’s 10-race card in bizarre circumstances, bailing off ABOGADO near the winning post in the sixth race at three furlongs straight. After opening his account in the fourth race...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:48 AM

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Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:43 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP): India survived a mighty scare from winless Afghanistan to win a thrilling Cricket World Cup contest in the last over by 11 runs yesterday.Unbeaten India were made to sweat the entire distance by the winless Afghans. Their...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:42 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): Carlos Brathwaite crumbled to his knees, devastated that his last big shot to try and finish off one of the most unlikely comebacks in Cricket World Cup history wasn’t two yards wider or higher. Nobody really gave him a...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:42 AMAkino Ming - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Although she had to settle for second place, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was in a joyous mood after the final of the women’s 100m at the Supreme Ventures/Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) National Senior Championships on Friday night...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:41 AMHubert Lawrence - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Yohan Blake’s controlled performance in the final of the 100 metres at the Supreme Ventures/Jamaica Athletics Administartive Association (JAAA) National Senior Championships has made former world 200m champion Ato Boldon believe that the Jamaican...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:40 AMHubert Lawrence - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Elaine Thompson and Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce are so evenly matched no one is sure who will win when next they race. That includes 1997 World 200 metres champion Ato Boldon, who has seen a lifetime of big sprint races. Speaking at the National...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:40 AM

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP): At risk of elimination, Argentina play Qatar toay to try to survive at the Copa América. The Asian champion doesn’t seem afraid to send Lionel Messi’s team back home. Messi and Argentina, once more struggling in an...

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