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Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:54 AMDr Paul Wright

Jamaica's senior women's football team deserves our heartiest congratulations on the manner of their unbeaten run in the recent CONCACAF Caribbean Women's World Cup Qualifying competition at our National Stadium. These girls...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Women's Committee chairperson, Elaine Walker-Brown is pleased with the camaraderie and grit showed by the team that advanced to the CONCACAF final stage of FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers. Walker-Brown who has...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica's 15-member team will get its campaign started in the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga, Spain, today.The team, made up of 10 males and five females, will compete in men's and women's 100m, 200m, 400m, 400m hurdles, long jump,...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

National senior netball player Kadie-Ann Dehaney said she was shocked after being named Rookie of the Year for the Melbourne Vixens in the Australian Suncorp Super Netball competition.Dehaney, who turns 22-year-old today, said that winning the award...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

IN 2014, Akino Lindsay was a bright-eyed red belt, age 19, cheering from ringside as Jamaica's black belts defeated teams from Argentina and Canada to historically win their first-ever senior sparring title at an International Taekwondo Federation...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"Real Madrid are one of the best in the world with players and a squad that is very good. It's evident that the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo has made them a little bit less good and it makes Juve a clear favourite to win the Champions League,"-...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL.Kaepernick's attorney Mark Geragos made the announcement on Twitter, calling the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback an "All-American Icon" and crediting attorney Ben...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

CONCACAF Referees assessor, Dave Meikle, has labelled Charles Barrett as 'sexist' after the former FIFA official told The Gleaner that too much emphasis is being placed on female referees.The comments riled up Meikle, who said that Barrett's...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 10:57 AM

LONDON (AP) — Lionel Messi failed to make the world player of the year shortlist Monday for the first time since 2006, with Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah making their first appearance in the final three alongside Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi and...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 10:50 AM

England batsman Alastair Cook will retire from international cricket after this week’s test against India, saying Monday there is “nothing left in the tank” after 12 record-breaking years in the team. An elegant and gritty left-...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:20 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica's senior women's football team made it four wins in as many games with a 6-1 thrashing of neighbours Cuba in the CONCACAF Caribbean Women's Qualifiers at the National Stadium last night.The Jamaicans came into the game high on confidence...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:19 AM

MONZA, Italy (AP):For Ferrari, the wait continues. For Lewis Hamilton, it was a dream of a race as he won the Italian Grand Prix after starting third on the grid to extend his championship lead over Sebastian Vettel following an opening-lap...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:19 AM

LONDON (AP):After the furore that followed straight English Premier League (EPL) defeats for Manchester United, Jose Mourinho's team produced a routine 2-0 victory over Burnley on Sunday.Romelu Lukaku's first-half double put United in control before...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:19 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP):England dismissed India for 184 to earn a 60-run win in the fourth cricket test and complete a series victory yesterday, taking an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match contest as Moeen Ali finished with overall figures...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Every person should have the absolute right to pursue his or her dream. Even more so, a man of the status of Usain St Leo Bolt, definitely the greatest sprinter ever and arguably the greatest sportsman of all time should have that freedom.It is...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

Nicholas Dusard badly needs an individual gold at next week's International Sports Karate Association (ISKA) Amateur Members' Association World Championship on home soil to kick-start a new phase of his decorated martial arts career."I want to do...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Serena Williams' yells of "Come on!" were crescendoing right along with the tension in a fourth-round US Open match that began as a rout and suddenly became riveting.When she ripped a backhand winner to claim the third set's opening...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) president Wilford 'Billy' Heaven is hoping that with the implementation of the recent junior programme mandate, all clubs and parish associations will be able to develop more young players.Heaven said that a report...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

National cycling champion Dahlia Palmer medalled in all three of her events at the Caribbean Cycling Championships held this past weekend at the Bicentennial Velodrome in Aguascalientes, Mexico.Palmer took first-place gold medals in the 250-metre...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:18 AMAkino Ming

With one match still to be played, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz are already champions of the Caribbean CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifiers having convincingly won all their three games. Their performances mean that they have qualified for...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Cricket, like almost every other game, is a wonderful pasttime. To some, however, it is an exciting profession, and it deserves to be played all over the world so that everyone can enjoy it.It is good, therefore, to see that Cricket West Indies (CWI...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Guyana Amazon Warriors thrashed luckless Barbados Tridents by eight wickets to roar to the top of the Caribbean Premier League standings, as the home side lost their fourth straight at Kensington Oval to lurch towards...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROME (AP):Cristiano Ronaldo is still scoreless after three matches with Juventus.Juventus, however, are doing just fine.Mario Mandzukic scored one and set up another with a back-heel pass as the Bianconeri won at promoted Parma 2-1 yesterday to...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Kylian Mbappe scored a brilliant late goal and got sent off right at the end of Paris Saint-Germain's pulsating 4-2 win at Nimes in the French league yesterday.Two weeks after coming off the bench to score twice against Guingamp, he...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Kyle Walker drove in the winning goal from 30 metres as Manchester City broke down Newcastle's dogged resilience in a 2-1 victory in the English Premier League yesterday.The England right back received the ball from Sergio...

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