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Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Chairperson of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Women's programme, Elaine Walker-Brown, says the Reggae Girlz's qualification for next year's FIFA Women's World Cup will give hope to many young girls from challenging backgrounds to fight for...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold

Western BureauDinthill Technical High's winger Rojae Lane slammed in a hat-trick to inspire his team to a comfortable 6-0 victory over Herbert Morrison Technical in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup second round first leg match at Jarrett Park yesterday....

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports Coordinator

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts says that the national senior women's football team's historic qualification for next year's FIFA Women's World Cup is a result of hard work to rebuild the women's programme paying off.The...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Novelette Hall-Brown, mother of 16 year-old fleet-footed Reggae Girlz forward Jody Brown, says the entire community of Lime Hall in St Ann, where their family resides, is 'very proud' of her.Mrs Brown did not get to watch her daughter play the most...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 11:29 PM

There were scores of congratulatory messages on  social media yesterday as fans hailed the historic qualification of  Jamaica's Reggae Girlz for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France. Here are a few of the comments on Twitter...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 4:54 PM

Jamaica's Reggae Girlz secured a nervy 4-2 penalty shoot-out win over Panama to book their spot in next year's FIFA Women's World Cup after both teams played out a tense 2-2 draw in their Concacaf Women's Championships third-...

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

MUMBAI, India (CMC):West Indies head coach Stuart Law has been slapped with a two-match suspension by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after being found guilty on a disciplinary charge of making "inappropriate comments" to officials.Law also...

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

The tug-o-war between Team Leon Bailey and the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has taken yet another twist. It has now escalated to being an area of deep concern.What is at the forefront of the conversation, is that the Bundesliga standout seems to...

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

Approximately 6 o'clock this evening Jamaica's Reggae Girlz, and an entire nation, could be celebrating a historic qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.Jamaica female footballers, FIFA's 64th ranked team, have been knocking...

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

LONDON, (CMC) :West Indies have lost one ratings point following their series defeat to India on Sunday, leaving them still languishing in ninth spot in the ICC Test team rankings and even closer now to minnows Bangladesh below them.The Caribbean...

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

LAS VEGAS (AP):A lawsuit filed by a Nevada woman who claims Cristiano Ronaldo raped her nine years ago and paid her $375,000 in hush money has set in motion a two-track legal process in Las Vegas.One involves the lawsuit, which will proceed to a...

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....

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