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Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRUSSELS (AP):Arnaut Groeneveld celebrated his first start for the Netherlands by scoring a first-half equaliser yesterday as the Dutch drew 1-1 with neighbours Belgium.The 21-year-old midfielder who plays for Belgium's Club Brugge rounded off a...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Antoine Griezmann got the better of goalkeeper Manuel Neuer once again, scoring both goals as France rallied to beat Germany 2-1 in the UEFA Nations League yesterday.Midfielder Toni Kroos gave Germany the lead from the penalty spot after...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP):Defender Miranda headed in a stoppage-time goal yesterday to give Brazil a 1-0 win over arch-rivals Argentina in a friendly in Saudi Arabia.Miranda met a corner from Neymar in the 92nd minute and headed past goalkeeper...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The JNGroup/Michael Holding Masters Cricket tournament bowls off with eight overseas teams and eight local teams on October 20. The eight overseas teams will arrive on the island tomorrow.The overseas teams down to participate in this year's...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National women's youth team and Excelsior High coach, Xavier Gilbert and former national women's Christopher Bender are confident Jamaica's Reggae Girlz can beat Panama and book tickets to France 2019.However, both coaches are wary of Panama."I...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After watching teammate Shaquille Bradford miss a first half penalty, Camperdown High's match winner, Basil Trevelen, kept his cool and netted from the spot in the 86th minute to hand his school a 1-0 win over Excelsior in their second round Digicel...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) :Left-handers Jonathan Carter and Shayne Moseley struck half-centuries as Barbados Pride rattled off their third straight victory to move into semi-final contention in the Regional Super50 here yesterday.Asked to chase a...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina:Antonio Watson was overjoyed after battling valiantly to earn the silver medal in the boys' 200 metres following a third-place finish in Stage Two, Heat Three at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) yesterday.Watson, while wrapping...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Hundreds of youngsters and their parents from West Kingston filled the Denham Town Community Centre to capacity recently as the Jamaica Boxing Board had a successful launch of its Gloves over Guns community boxing programme, with five boxers from...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Michael Israel, coach of Charlemont High, is hoping his boys will take confidence from their victory over Browns Town in the preseason into their ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup second round encounter this afternoon at the Drax Hall Sports...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 9:32 PM

Camperdown clipped Excelsior 1-0 as the second round of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup kicked off yesterday at Stadium East. Other results were: Cumberland High 1-3 Kingston College St Jago High 2-0 Holy Trinity High Denham Town High 0-1 Wolmer's...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 8:27 PM

Petersfield High School’s Antonio Watson won Jamaica’s second medal at the Youth Summer Olympic Games on the final day of athletics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday. Watson, competing in the men’s 200m, was awarded the...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:16 AMDr Paul Wright

Last week had the Jamaican sport fans experiencing the highs and the lows of supporting a team, any team. I stayed up on Saturday night to watch the second Test against India in Hyderabad, India. I didn't expect the Windies Test team to win. Very...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Camperdown High coach Christopher Bender, said his team is looking not to concede when they face Excelsior in a tough ISSA/Digicel second round first-leg game at Stadium East this afternoon, in the second game of a double-header, at 3:00 p.m....

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

IT was easier than taking candy from a baby.BIGDADDYKOOL was handed a gift and duly accepted yesterday's Nigel B Nunes Memorial, running past St Leger winner MARQUESAS a furlong and a half out, winning by six and a half lengths, completing separate...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Lenworth 'Teacha' Hyde and Dennis 'Den Den' Hutchinson, spent most of their football lives playing together at Clarendon College, Boys Town and the national team, and yesterday, the pair were honoured at the annual Bell/Ziadie memorial football...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, is calling on the Government and the private sector to help make the University of the West Indies' plan to build a sport science facility a reality.Blake said...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls completed a 3-0 series whitewash victory over rivals England Roses after their 58-43 in game three of their three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre last evening. The victory was the second...

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:11 AM

The complaints from directly affected school communities, coaches and administrators have been consistent for several years, indeed, several decades, regarding the transfer, or 'recruiting' or 'buying', of talented student athletes, generally from...

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

With WILL IN CHARGE's resounding Gold Cup defeat of SHE'S A MANEATER still echoing around Caymanas Park, Anthony Nunes' BIGDADDYKOOL gets his Superstakes prep, more of a warm-up, on a drop in class to open allowance for this afternoon's Nigel B...

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant goal scorer Cardel Benbow said that the team continues to improve and that the chemistry among the players gets better each game after his team's 1-0 win away to former league leaders, Tivoli Gardens, who lost their second successive...

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce's determination has been immortalised by a statue in Statue Park at Independence Park.The statue was unveiled yesterday by Minister of Sport, Olivia Grange, Prime Minister Andrew Holness and sculptor Basil Watson."The statue...

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica's senior women's football team will have to wait at least until after their third place play off game with Panama to book their spot in next year's FIFA Women's World Cup in France.This is because they were beaten 6-0 by World Champions...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 11:12 PMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will be aiming to whitewash rivals England Roses when both teams meet in game three of the Three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre this evening. The Jamaicans, who have won the first two matches...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 11:10 PMHubert Lawrence

Appreciative of the National Award she will receive today, record breaking swimmer Alia Atkinson says her success is the result of perseverance. Speaking in Kingston the day before the National Awards and Honours ceremony, Atkinson says she is...

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