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Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:28 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Davis Cup team will be seeking their second straight victory in the International Tennis Federation competition when they take on rivals Trinidad and Tobago today in Costa Rica. The Jamaicans, led by the country’s No. 1 player, Randy...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:27 AM

Fans of the Jamaica national rugby league team, known as the Reggae Warriors, will no doubt be treated to an enviable event as the Warriors play host to an anticipated grudge match against their fancied rivals, the USA Hawks, this Saturday at the...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:25 AM

MONTPELLIER, France (AP): Germany are playing like title contenders, just at the right time. After seeing her team start the FIFA Women’s World Cup with a pair of one-goal wins, Germany coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg told her players to keep the...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:24 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Twenty-five-year-old Jamaican international Toriana Patterson said that having experienced a taste of football at the highest level, Jamaica’s woman footballers are more determined than ever to ensure that FIFA Women’s World Cup (...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 10:38 PM

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz ensured their historic hosting of the Concacaf Gold Cup ended on a positive note with a 3-2 win over Honduras at the National Stadium tonight. All the attention coming into the game may have been on Leon Bailey, making his...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 9:41 PM

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz lead Honduras 2-0 at half time in their historic hosting of the Concacaf Gold Cup at the National Stadium in Kingston. All the attention coming into the game may have been on Leon Bailey, making his debut tonight, however,...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 5:46 PM

Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore has named Leon Bailey in his starting eleven for this evening's opening game against Honduras in Group C of the Concacaf Gold Cup. The squad reads: 1. Andre Blake (GK) 2. Shaun Francis 3. Kemar Lawrence 4. Damion Lowe 5...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 1:04 PM

Andre Lowe, Sports Editor GRENOBLE, France: Jamaica's head coach, Hue Menzies, says the Reggae Girlz will be pushing for a win against Australia when both teams meet in their final group game in Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. (2:00 p.m. Jamaica time) at...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:46 AM

In an effort to further develop gymnastics coaches and board members, the Jamaica Amateur Gymnastics Association (JAGA) hosted a personal development workshop. This was organised by president Nicole Grant-Brown. It was held on Saturday, June 8, at...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:44 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Tivoli Gardens Football Club president, Edward Seaga, was remembered as a champion for the youth, especially those involved in sports, in particular, football. Seaga, who passed away last month after a prolonged illness, was honoured with a...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:43 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Injured days before the start of the FIFA Women’s World Cup and relegated to the sidelines, Jamaican striker Kayla McCoy is managing her disappointment and making the most of the situation. The 22-year-old was expected to play a...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:42 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Fedrick Dacres lorded over a top-class discus throw field at the IAAF Diamond League meet in Rabat, Morocco, yesterday. Dacres launched his third throw to a world-leading national record distance of 70.78m to beat prime rival Daniel Stahl...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:37 AM

SOMERSET, England (CMC): Despite having won just two of their last nine matches against Bangladesh, Windies skipper Jason Holder is still backing his troops to come out victorious when the two sides face off in a crucial ICC World Cup clash today....

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:32 AM

PARIS (AP): Carli Lloyd had just scored on an 18-yard volley to put the United States ahead 11 minutes in against Chile. After leaping, pumping a fist and hugging teammate Lindsey Horan, she raised both hands chin high and made four tiny pitter-...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:29 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): For such an intense rivalry, it’s still a lopsided contest when India and Pakistan meet at the ICC World Cup. India extended their record to 7-0 against Pakistan at World Cups with an 89-run victory in a rain-interrupted...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:28 AM

I have believed, argued and debated, for the better part of a decade now, that monkey chants from the stands at professional football games is all fair game. Of course, I have been badgered with the historical context of monkey chants and what it...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior men’s football team head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore anticipates a difficult game against Honduras when the Reggae Boyz meet them at the National Stadium in the Concacaf Gold Cup this evening. The game is a historic one for...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:43 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC): While the Windies have shown at times that they can compete with the best teams in the world, their captain, Jason Holder, wants to see them do it more consistently at the ICC World Cup. The Windies were thoroughly...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:43 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

REIMS, Paris: Reggae Girlz defender Allyson Swaby has pointed to insufficient preparation, following Jamaica’s 5-0 defeat to Italy in the FIFA Women’s World Cup on Friday at the Stade Auguste-Delaune. The Jamaicans had some bright moments...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:42 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC): Despite two losses, former Windies captain Clive Lloyd has not given up faith that the regional side can still win the 2019 ICC World Cup. However, for that to happen, the legendary cricketer says the Windies cannot...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:41 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

REIMS, France: It has not been the dream FIFA Women’s World Cup debut Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz wanted. And as the curtains get ready to close on their campaign here in France, head coach Hue Menzies recognises the importance of registering a...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:40 AM

NEVER mind the Reggae Girlz’s 5-0 loss to Italy at the FIFA Women’s World Cup on Friday, Total Jamaica’s entourage at the 87th 24 Hours of Le Mans was superproud to own the girls playing in the world’s most famous athletics colours, more so in the...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:39 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reprimanded Windies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite for breaching its code of conduct. Brathwaite received an official reprimand along with one demerit point for breaching Level...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:38 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica captain Dominic Pagon is expressing confidence ahead of tomorrow’s start of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Davis Cup competition, which will be held in Costa Rica. The Jamaicans, who will compete in Group Three of the tournament...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:15 AM

GRENOBLE, France (AP): Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals, and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the FIFA Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand yesterday. Fleming took a well-placed pass from Prince...

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