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Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:34 AM

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP): India played down their abandoned match against ICC Cricket World Cup leaders New Zealand as any setback before their blockbuster showdown with Pakistan this weekend. India and New Zealand came to Trent Bridge unbeaten...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:27 AM

CHELMSFORD, England (CMC): Windies suffered the ignominy of a whitewash with a heavy 135-run defeat to England in the final One-Day International of the three-match series here yesterday to wrap a miserable outing in the ICC Women’s Championship....

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:27 AM

The semi-final round of play in the Jamaica Cricket Association’s (JCA) JamT20 Bashment competition has been postponed until Saturday, June 22. The postponement is due to a decision made by JCA’s Competitions...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:24 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Newly elected president of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Keith Wellington says that he will be focusing on reorganising the entity to ensure that it continues to fulfil its mandate of developing the country’s aspiring young...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:22 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

REIMS, France: ItalY-based Reggae Girlz Allyson Swaby and Trudi Carter are both eagerly awaiting today’s FIFA Women’s World Cup game against Italy at the Stade Auguste-Delaune. The match, which gets under way at 6 p.m. (11 a.m. Jamaica time), will...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:21 AM

Alfred ‘Frano’ Francis, race director of Running Events, says a 3K run has been introduced to this year’s staging of the Everyone’s A Winner/The Best Dressed Chicken race-day to encourage fathers to run with their children. That race is in addition...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:20 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP): Big fast bowlers from Barbados will be leading rival attacks in a crucial ICC Cricket World Cup encounter today: One for the Windies, and one for England. Windies head coach Floyd Reifer says Barbados-born Jofra Archer “...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:19 PMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Sports Editor REIMS, France: Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies is hoping the presence of Italian-based Jamaicans Allyson Swaby and Trudi Carter, will help his team in their FIFA Women’s World Cup match at the Stade Auguste-...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:26 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

REIMS, France: Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts is sure to raise a few eyebrows after expressing ‘sympathy’ towards disgraced former FIFA vice-president Trinidadian Austin ‘Jack’ Warner, who lost his appeal over the...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:25 AM

REIMS, France: Jamaica’s participation at the FIFA Women’s World Cup continues to pique interest, but for two fans here in France, seeing the Reggae Girlz compete on the biggest stage in women’s football brings a special feeling of fulfilment....

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:24 AM

NICE, France (AP): France recovered from an own goal to beat Norway 2-1 yesterday as the host nation remained undefeated at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Eugenie Le Sommer scored the winner from the penalty spot in the 72nd minute after video review...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:23 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC): Hosts England are not having any sleepless nights over the Windies’ pace attack. In fact, head coach Trevor Bayliss said yesterday that the tournament favourites were quite capable of handling the hostility from the...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Hillel Academy and National Commercial Bank (NCB) Junior Sporting Clay Open highest overall winner Cameron Phang Sang said that victory at Sunday’s tournament at the Jamaica Skeet Club was due to hard work and mental toughness. And after claiming...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:21 AM

With the NBA Play-offs coming to a head, the conclusion of the French Open, and start of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, you may have missed a glimpse into the future of Jamaica’s track and field. Running for the University of Arkansas at the NCAA...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:25 AM

REIMS, France: Assistant coach of Jamaica’s national senior women’s team, Lorne Donaldson, believes the Reggae Girlz have moved on from Sunday’s 3-0 loss to Brazil in their FIFA Women’s World Cup opener and are looking forward to their next...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:23 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

REIMS, France: Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Michael Ricketts, has responded to criticism around the access given to Reggae Girlz patron Cedella Marley at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The administration came under fire after a video...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:22 AM

REIMS, France (AP): Alex Morgan tied a tournament record with five goals and the defending champions, the United States (US) national team, opened Group F of the FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) with a historic 13-0 rout of Thailand yesterday....

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:22 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC): Injury-plagued all-rounder Andre Russell will be fit to face England in Friday’s crucial ICC World Cup encounter at the Rose Bowl despite missing the rain-abandoned match against South Africa on Monday. Windies head...

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

The experience and guile of former Windies and Jamaica player Krishmar Santokie guided Clarendon Cricket Association to their first-ever semi-final berth in the Jamaica Cricket Association (JA) T20 Bashment Competition at the weekend. Captain...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:18 AM

London, England (AP): Bristol already has an unwanted record as an ICC Cricket World Cup venue after rain forced a second game to be abandoned without a ball bowled. Cricket fans and critics have questioned why the games aren’t being shifted to...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:18 AM

TORONTO, Canada (AP): The NBA Finals are making one last trip to Oracle Arena. For the Toronto Raptors, it’s a second shot at a first championship. For the Golden State Warriors, it’ll be a night to play for a fallen teammate and the fans they’re...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:17 AM

The National Senior and Junior Track and Field Championships is a mere week away. Traditionally, this is the event on which selections for the various regional and global meets, are almost solely based. The exceptions are when an athlete has World...

Published:Tuesday | June 11, 2019 | 12:24 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

REIMS, France: Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz may not have convinced during their 3-0 defeat to Brazil in their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup match on Sunday. However, defender Lauren Silver, is encouraging her teammates to apply the lessons from...

Published:Tuesday | June 11, 2019 | 12:23 AM

MONTPELLIER, France (AP): Kadeisha Buchanan scored the lone goal at the end of the first half and Canada held on to defeat Cameroon in the FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) yesterday. Buchanan charged into the box on a corner kick, and her header...

Published:Tuesday | June 11, 2019 | 12:22 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: For Reggae Girlz assistant coach Lorne Donaldson, helping the team to its first FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) berth was special, but sharing the historic achievement with those closest and dearest to his heart has certainly added...

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