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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...

Published:Tuesday | June 11, 2019 | 12:21 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC): Windies head coach Floyd Reifer believes yesterday’s rain-abandoned encounter was a missed opportunity to take advantage of South Africa’s (Proteas) current poor run of form at the ICC World Cup. The Proteas entered the...

Published:Tuesday | June 11, 2019 | 12:20 AM

The Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA) had its track and field qualifier for the Para Pan American Games, which will be held in Lima, Peru, from August 23 to September 3, at an All Comers Meet held recently at the National Stadium. The first...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 8:16 PM

Fifty VXI employees teamed up for charity to raise $50,000 for the 2019 Sagicor SIGMA Corporate Run. Overall, the Sagicor event realised $52.4 million. "VXI admires what this annual fun run has done for the community, bringing together various...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:37 AM

Veteran Gleaner sports journalist Marc Stamp has died. Stamp, known for his vast expertise in football, especially at the local Premier League, parish division and schoolboy levels, had been ailing for some time and was found dead at his home in...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:34 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Jamaica’s Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw pointed to inexperience after the Reggae Girlz suffered a 3-0 defeat to Brazil in their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup match yesterday. The Jamaicans barely got into stride at the Stade des Alpes...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:34 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United coach Lijyasu Simms said his team was perfect throughout the JFF All-Island Confederation Play-Offs and were able to qualify for the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) because they played to their strengths. Molynes United defeated...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:33 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Goalkeeper Sydney Schneider impressed, though not enough of her teammates did in the end. Head coach Hue Menzies pointed to a lack of self-belief as Jamaica crumbled to a 3-0 defeat to heavyweights Brazil in their first-ever FIFA...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:32 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Speaking ahead of Jamaica’s 3-0 loss to Brazil in their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup match, president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts, lauded the Reggae Girlz for their impact on the national...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:32 AM

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC): While the Windies won’t be underestimating South Africa in their ICC Cricket World Cup encounter today, assistant coach Roddy Estwick says the regional side is confident they can come out victorious. The two sides will...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:31 AM

LONDON (AP): Months of planning came to sweet fruition as India passed their first big test in style at the ICC Cricket World Cup. India revealed that their ambition ran deep to regain the title they lost to Australia four years ago in crushing the...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:31 AM

WORCESTER, England (CMC): Windies women were once again thoroughly outplayed by England as they went down in the second One-Day International (ODI) by 121 runs under the Duckworth Lewis system here yesterday. After winning the toss and electing to...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:30 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

The beaming smile Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce flashed after she registered 10.88 seconds to win the women’s 100m at the fourth staging of the Racers Adidas Grand Prix last Saturday night wasn’t just because she had run her fastest time since competing...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:30 AM

To the ironic credit of the drooling fans of Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, they have completely revolutionised the term ‘fan’; by the way they fanatically support their flawed hero. To the neutral and objective onlooker, it borders...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:29 AM

PORTO, Portugal (AP): Portugal have won the inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in yesterday’s final for their second title in three years. Gonçalo Guedes scored the winner early in the second half to give Portugal...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:28 AM

VALENCIENNE, France (AP): Barbara Bonansea scored twice, including the game-winner in stoppage time, as Italy upset Australia 2-1 in the FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) yesterday. Bonansea got past Australian captain Sam Kerr with a header that...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Johannes Reijnen, one of the top motocross (MX) riders in Jamaica, said the sport has been growing steadily over the years and competition among the riders is very intense. The Dutchman was among over 20 participants who competed in the third...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:26 AM

PARIS (AP): For a few, fleeting moments yesterday, Rafael Nadal found his French Open supremacy seemingly threatened by Dominic Thiem, a younger, talented opponent challenging him in the final for the second consecutive year. A poor game from Nadal...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 10:59 AM

Jamaica's Reggae Girlz went down 3-0 to Brazil in Group C of the FIFA Women's World Cup debut in Grenoble, France.Cristiane, 34 years and 25 days old, became the oldest player at the Women's World Cup to score a hattrick. She took the record from...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 9:46 AM

Jamaica's Reggae Girlz trail Brazil 1-0 at halftime, in their debut game, in Group C of the FIFA Women's World Cup in Grenoble, France.Cristiane rose above Deneisha Blackwood in the 15th minute and put a powerful header beyond Sydney Schneider to...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 8:08 AMAndre Lowe

  GRENOBLE, France: Former Reggae Girlz standout Tashana Vincent, here in France as one of FIFA’s ‘ambassadors' for the Women’s World Cup, says she is expecting the Jamaicans to pick up a positive result from giants...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:38 AMAinsley Walters - Sunday Gleaner Writer

LEADING trainer Anthony notched a pair of exactas yesterday to push his earnings past $13m over perennial rival, reigning 17-time champion Wayne DaCosta. Nunes’ Jamaica Oaks runners-up, PRINCESS AVA and I AM DI ONE, won their respective route...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:37 AM

PARIS (AP): Ashleigh Barty knew she needed a break from tennis, from the pressure and expectations, from the week-in, week-out grind. So she stepped away in 2014 and wound up trying her hand at cricket, joining a professional team at home in...

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