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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...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:39 AM

Alexandra Popp had just scored a go-ahead goal against Nigeria in her 100th international appearance when Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita signalled for a video review to determine whether a German teammate, Svenja Huth, who was in an offside...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:39 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

John Azar, president of Tennis Jamaica (TJ), said the country’s promotion to Group Two of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Davis Cup competition is a major accomplishment for the development of the sport. Jamaica will be making a return...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:36 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

THIS afternoon’s overnight allowance, at seven and a half furlongs, for horses who have never won at the level, should play into MY ELLE BELLE’s running style, her only real threat being CAPTUREMYSHIP. However, CAPTUREMYSHIP will have to prove his...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:35 AM

Jamaica Reggae Warriors head coach Romeo Monteith says that he will be giving the nod to a largely inexperienced team to face off against the USA Hawks at the UWI Mona Bowl in St Andrew today. The two teams are set to kickoff at 3:30 p.m. as part...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:34 AM

I don’t want to say “I told you so.” Then again, maybe I do! My column entry on June 1 told you all “Don’t get carried away with Windies win.” At the time, we had just run over Pakistan in our first ICC World Cup game, and hopes were high in the...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:34 AMDanae Hyman/Gleaner Writer

In an effort to motivate fellow amputees, the Jamaica Amputees Football Association (JAFA) is looking to create a team to compete internationally, as it believes that this will provide a better showcase for its players. Following in the footsteps...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:19 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Elaine Thompson beat Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce by the finest of margins to win the women’s 100m at the 2019 JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior Athletics Championships at the National Stadium last night as Briana Williams continues to rewrite the...

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

Carlos de los Cobos certainly felt the better of the two coaches as El Salvador were able to grind out a goalless draw against Jamaica in the second set of matches in Group C of the Concacaf Gold Cup yesterday at the BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:18 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Tiana Cruz ­continues to fly the national flag high following her remarkable victory at the recently concluded Golf Ontario Women’s Match Play Championship in Canada. Cruz got the better of Brooke Rivers of the Brampton Golf Club 2 and 1...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:16 AM

SAO PAULO (AP): Under pressure after two lacklustre performances by Brazil in the Copa América at home, coach Tite is expected to make changes to his squad ahead of its final group game today. Brazil face Peru this afternoon in Sao Paulo needing...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:15 AM

PARIS (AP): Data from FIFA show that none of the round of 16 games at the Women’s World Cup in France has sold out. In details provided to The Associated Press, FIFA says that around 900,000 tickets have been sold overall to the “general public and...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Spartan Elite, after three rounds of play, became champions of the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five-A-Side Football competition and head to Brazil to represent Jamaica in the world championship. The event, launched in Kingston on April 9, saw over 1,000...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:14 AM

The Council of Voluntary Social Services (CVSS) hosted its media launch for the opening of the CVSS Summer Games 2019 at the Jamaica Olympic Association on Wednesday with a particular focus on youth advocacy and promoting wholesome values in today’...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Captain Dominic Pagon has expressed delight after leading Jamaica to promotion into Group Two of the International Tennis Federation Davis Cup competition in Costa Rica yesterday. The Jamaicans defeated Honduras 2-1 in the final of their Group...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:11 AM

B Class shooter Zachary Harris held his nerve in a tense shoot-off against defending champion Craig Simpson to be crowned HOA (highest overall winner) of the Toyota Cup Sporting Clays at the Jamaica Skeet Club in Portmore last Sunday. The fourth...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:10 AMMaurice Silvera/ Gleaner Writer

It is a gusty Saturday afternoon at the Wolmer’s Preparatory School playing field. Jessica Sylvester and her teammates are carrying out their warm-down routine in the sweltering Kingston heat, wrapping up another lengthy training session. For the...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:07 AM

LEEDS, England (AP): Angelo Mathews posted a defiant, unbeaten 85 and Lasith Malinga collected four wickets in vintage fashion as the veterans combined to guide Sri Lanka to an upset 20-run win over England in the ICC World Cup yesterday. England...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:07 AM

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) has postponed the semi-finals of the JamT20 Bashment cricket tournament as it mourns the passing of former Prime Minister the Most Honourable Edward Seaga. The semi-finals were set to be played at Chedwin Park...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 12:40 AM

Women’s football’s showpiece event, the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019, is in full swing and has, thanks to the Reggae Girlz, captivated the nation’s attention and exploded in popularity. We now see what’s possible when we invest in the talents of our...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 12:39 AM

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP): Australia strengthened their Cricket World Cup semi-final credentials and punctured Bangladesh’s in a 48-run victory at Trent Bridge yesterday. David Warner became the tournament’s leading run scorer by hitting 166 in two...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 12:38 AM

MANCHESTER, England (CMC): New Zealand fast bowler Matt Henry says the warm-up defeat to the Windies had not dented the side’s confidence but warned teammates that they would be against “a dangerous” side when the two teams meet here tomorrow. The...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 12:23 AM

Fresh off their first-ever stint in the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Reggae Girlz Trudi Carter and Sashana Campbell both echoed the sentiment of the campaign being a learning experience for them individually, as well as a team as it plans for the future...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 12:23 AM

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP): With Argentina on the brink of another embarrassing elimination, Lionel Messi knows his team needs to improve. And quickly. Argentina must beat guest Qatar on Sunday to have any realistic chance of avoiding their worst...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 12:22 AM

Impending showers and sweltering mid-morning heat were no match for the anticipation of boys and young men at this year’s staging of #OurSons, an interactive motivational session by B3 Parenting. Hosted at Ballaz Liberty Park in St Andrew, the 2019...

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