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Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BORISOV, Belarus (AP):PSV Eindhoven scored with a minute remaining to beat BATE Borisov 3-2 in the first leg of the Champions League qualifying playoffs in Belarus yesterday.Also, Greek club PAOK put themselves in a good position to qualify for the...

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica has suggested two measures designed to raise the profile of regional table tennis. According to Table Tennis Jamaica president Godfrey Lothian, proposals for a regional club league and a table tennis college were made at recent meetings of...

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

AFTER piloting Southern Steel to victory last year in the ANZ Netball finals in New Zealand, Jamaica's Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is looking forward to another major title this year.In her first season in Australia the ace goalshooter will be at the helm...

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National goalkeeper Amal Knight said they under-estimated the home team and almost suffered the consequences in their friendly international in Barbados on Monday night.The Jamaicans came from 2-0 down at half-time to get a draw against the plucky...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:51 AMMarc Stamp

The Professional Football Association of Jamaica (PFAJ) said it will be making efforts to continue to improve on all the playing surfaces and venues of the clubs in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) to enhance the tournament's...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former FIFA referee Charles 'Charley' Barrett believes too much emphasis is being placed on female referees, to the detriment of their male counterparts.However, Peter Prendergast, another former FIFA referee, disagrees with his colleague's...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sport as we know it is a culmination of: action on the field of play by the participants, the behind the scenes activities of support groups, the managers, medical staff, the owners of the teams that perform in competitions and leagues, and the...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In a move to bring fresh ideas to the racing fraternity and to reinforce practices that were already known, Supreme Ventures Limited and Newport Mills, manufacturer of the Front Runner feed for horses, recently hosted a two-day seminar which...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Mohamed Salah won a first-half penalty converted by James Milner and also played in Sadio Mane for a late goal as Liverpool beat 10-man Crystal Palace 2-0 yesterday for their second straight win to open the English Premier League.In a...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

SHECKEMA Cunningham said the perfect rebound from not being able to compete at the recent Central America and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, would be to successfully defend her International Sport Kickboxing Association (ISKA) double...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United head coach Shavar Thomas says his team is very determined to come away with a positive result when they play away to Honduran side FC Motagua in the quarter-final of the Scotiabank CONCACAF League on Thursday.Thomas, a former...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):The UEFA award for the best Europe-based player last season will not be won by a World Cup champion from France.Instead, three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo was joined yesterday by former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric and...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIGHTON, England (AP):Manchester United conceded three goals in a 20-minute span in the first half in a 3-2 loss to Brighton in the English Premier League (EPL) yesterday.A few hours after Manchester City strolled to a 6-1 win over Huddersfield,...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP):Tyson Fury said he has signed the contract. Deontay Wilder said the fight is "official".All it needs now is a time and a place.Fury, the former world heavyweight champion, cleared the way for a fight with Wilder, the...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP):India tightened their grip on the third Test yesterday by taking 10 England wickets in one session before reaching 124-2 by the close to hold a formidable lead of 292 runs after two days.After losing four wickets for six...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica will host the Caribbean Region Table Tennis Championships next month, and plans for the staging are well under way. With five weeks to go to the September 23 - 29 event, Table Tennis Jamaica president Godfrey Lothian said his organisation...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Vassell Reynolds, head coach of defending daCosta Cup schoolboy champions Rusea's High, said he is working on the team's mentality to retain the title.With the competition scheduled to start early September, Reynolds, who guided the Hanover-based...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SYDNEY (AP):Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson, who struck fear into batsmen around the world, but especially on the bouncy pitches of his homeland, has announced his retirement from cricket, saying his body is "shutting down" after years of...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The decision by the management of the Jamaica Tallawahs franchise in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) to export three of their five designated home games to the Central Broward Park in Lauderhill, Florida has understandably been met with...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint said that there will be no coaching change to the national Under-20 team and Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner will return to head the programme.The young Reggae Boyz were recently placed in Pot 1...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

TEAM England has made its intention clear to all rivals, including hosts Jamaica, registering the largest delegation, 167 athletes, for the September 10-15 International Sports Karate Association (ISKA) Amateur Members National Associations World...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MASON, Ohio (AP):Novak Djokovic finally mastered the one tournament that has eluded him, beating nemesis Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 yesterday for his first Western...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

After the staging of the Birmingham leg of the IAAF Diamond League on Saturday, the 12th and final in the series, the finalists for the respective events have been now decided. Athletes will contest the finals over two days with the Zurich Meet in...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse's women team head coach Xavier Gilbert was disappointed with his team's performance despite a come-from-behind 2-1 victory against Arnett Gardens in the Jamaica Football Federation/Lascelles Employees and Partners Co-operative Credit...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Local coaches Rudolph Speid and Vassell Reynolds expect a much tougher assignment when Jamaica's senior men's football team goes up against hosts Barbados this evening at 7:00 p.m.Both coaches were impressed with the Reggae Boyz's 5-1 win over...

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