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Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Chelsea maintained their perfect start to the season when Brazil forward Willian scored in a 1-0 Europa League victory at PAOK Thessaloniki yesterday.Two goals from Ever Banega and Wissam Ben Yedder led Sevilla, the most successful team...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/ Assistant Editor - Sports

BULLET RAJ is a specialist over 800 metres straight and will give Sunrise-6 players a flying start in tomorrow's opening race for the $250,000 claiming group.In three starts over the distance this year, BULLET RAJ has not been out of the top two. On...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Christopher Marsh hopes to crown his long career with a medal when the 60th Caribbean Senior Table Tennis Championships begin at the National Arena on Sunday.The tall left-hander says that he will retire from competition after the championships,...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

UWI FC's coach Andrew Peart says his team will be banking on youth to win their first Premier League title this season after his side eked out a point against Harbour View FC in their opening Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the UWI Bowl...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Coach of Knockalva Technical High School, Dwaine Humphrey, is hoping that the turnaround in the football programme at the school will help to lift the confidence of his players.Yesterday, Knockalva registered their third consecutive 1...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP):In a concession to women's football, FIFA will start funding business-class flights for some of the Women's World Cup teams travelling to France for next year's tournament.Total prize money will also "significantly...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 9:40 PMRobert Bailey

Calabar High school track and field star Dejour Russell believes there should be no conflict between academics and sports in schools, noting that student athletes must put their education first at all times. Russell, who is current ISSA/...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:19 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Defending champions Rusea's High School recorded their biggest margin of victory in the 2018 ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup with a 6-0 thrashing of Merlene Ottey High at the Merlene Ottey playing field yesterday.Vassell Reynolds, coach of...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sunshine Girls goalshooter Thristina Harwood has set her sights on winning her second Most Valuable Player (MVP) award at next month's World Fast5 Netball Championships in Australia.The 24-year-old Harwood, who won the MVP award in 2013, said she...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) President Dr Warren Blake has declared his full support for a letter sent by the IAAF's Athletes Commission to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) denouncing a recommendation from the Compliance...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:17 AM

Milton Walker, group head of news and sports for the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, expects a "robust and fruitful" discussion when the second edition of the RJRGLEANER Sports Town Hall debate takes place this evening at the Mico University...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):Neymar has endorsed former Brazil international Romario in his bid to be Rio de Janeiro state governor.Romario's social media channels published a video of Neymar backing him on Tuesday.Neymar says in the video: "I hope you can...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Scarcely a week after the IAAF launched some experiments at the Continental Cup in Ostrava, Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge and Kevin Mayer of France showed the world what the sport of athletics really needs. Together, they put a sting in the tail of the...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VALENCIA, Spain (AP):Cristiano Ronaldo was supposed to be the missing piece in Juventus' bid to win the Champions League.But his first match in the competition for his new club lasted less than half an hour yesterday as he was sent off after...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester City's expensively-assembled team was humbled by Lyon in the Champions League yesterday, losing 2-1 at the start of their quest to win European football's biggest prize for the first time.Banned from the touchline...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BERN, Switzerland (AP) :Game-winning displays like Paul Pogba's in a 3-0 victory for Manchester United over Young Boys should help to improve his relations with coach Jose Mourinho.Pogba scored twice late in the first half yesterday to get United...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:16 AM

MILAN (AP) - Inter Milan scored two late goals, including a stoppage-time winner, to mark their return to the Champions League with a 2-1 comeback victory against Tottenham yesterday.Inter's first game in the competition since 2012 looked set to...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There is an avid supporter of track and field named Teddy who lives in New York City. Teddy is a product of the Camperdown High School sprint factory, but his activities and experience did not take him much further than the stands. However, his view...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TURIN, Italy (AP):Juventus winger Douglas Costa has been banned for four Serie A matches after a spitting incident on Sunday.The Brazil international was sent off near the end of Juventus' 2-1 win over...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):England cricketers Ben Stokes and Alex Hales face a disciplinary hearing in December after being charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the England and Wales Cricket Board yesterday.The pair was involved in a street brawl...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):West Indies Women's coach Gus Logie has backed his side to put Sunday's opening loss to South Africa behind the, and come out swinging in today's crucial second one-day international (ODI) of the three-match series.The...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Former national champion Sandra Riettie thinks Jamaica's young women's team can win a medal at the 60th Caribbean Table Tennis Championships but only if they give 110 per cent when the tournament starts on Sunday.Riettie, runner-up in the women's...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Track and field superstars Wayde van Niekerk and Shaunae Miller-Uibo both attempted the 200-400 metres double at the 2017 World Championships. A look at the schedule for next year's Worlds indicates that a repeat of those doubles by van Niekerk, the...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):Barcelona fans can stop worrying. Lionel Messi is just fine - and he scored a record eighth Champions League hat-trick to prove it.Three days after a rare poor performance in the Spanish league, Messi returned to normal service...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP):Roberto Firmino had an eye for goal just when Liverpool needed a winner against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.Liverpool had thrown away a two-goal lead at Anfield yesterday with Kylian Mbappe striking an 83rd-...

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