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Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 12:26 AM

Khadija Shaw netted a brace as the Reggae Girlz dispatched Panama 3-1 in their farewell game at the National Stadium last night, before the team’s departure to the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Shaw scored in the 29th and 49th minutes to lead the way,...

Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 12:25 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Ristananna Tracey thinks more speed and better technique will see her back to the podium in the 400m hurdles at this year’s IAAF World Championships. She said if she raises her speed levels this season, she will be dangerous. Tracey cruised to...

Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

American Evan Harmeling staved off a fierce late challenge from Argentina’s Augusto Nunez to claim the 2019 PGA Latinoamerica BMW Jamaica Golf Classic at the Cinnamon Hill course in Montego Bay yesterday. With both players entering the final 18th...

Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 12:24 AM

LONDON (CMC): The decision by Phil Simmons to step down as head coach of Afghanistan after the ICC World Cup has opened up the possibility of a return to the Windies team. Simmons recently announced that he would be leaving the post after...

Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 12:24 AM

In the middle of watching the multiple disappointing Jamaican performances unfold at the recently concluded IAAF World Relay Games in Yokohama, Japan, I took up my phone in bewilderment and called one of the nation’s top track and field analysts. I...

Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 12:21 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having lit up the Social Development Commission/Wray and Nephew Community T20 competition with his pulsating batting performance, 37-year-old Rio United batsman Leronne Tyrell said he is eyeing a national call-up. Tyrell, who is the leading scorer...

Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Fed-eration (JFF) General secretary Dalton Wint says the contractual impasse with the senior national women’s football team is over. After the Reggae Girlz’s historic qualification for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France next...

Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 12:19 AM

(AP): Vincent Kompany, one of the pillars behind Manchester City’s rise as the major force in English football, said yesterday he was leaving the club after 11 seasons to become player-manager at former team Anderlecht in Belgium. The defender went...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 9:08 PM

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz gave their local fans much to cheer for, in a solid 3-1 win over Panama, in their final home game ahead of their FIFA Women’s World Cup debut in France next month. Hotshot striker Khadija Shaw was, as always, the main...

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...

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