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Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:13 AM

LONDON (AP):The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is defending the chair umpire who gave Serena Williams three code violations during the US Open final, saying his "decisions were in accordance with the relevant rules."Williams was cited by...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

National defender Michael Hector says that the national programme is heading in what he considers the right direction, and he is confident that the country can qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.Hector told The Gleaner that the Reggae Boyz...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier Soccer Club Technical Director Rudolph Speid says young Christopher Ainsworth, one of five young players selected to travel to Barcelona, Spain, for a training camp, is a good all-round player and he hopes the trip will be a good eye-opener...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):As Cristiano Ronaldo enjoyed his time off at the French Riviera, his Portugal teammates were busy handing Italy another disappointing result in the UEFA Nations League.Portugal did not need Ronaldo - who skipped international duty to...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CULIACAN, Mexico (AP):Argentine football legend Diego Maradona says he has left his off-the-pitch issues behind.Maradona was formally introduced yesterday as the new coach of Mexican second-tier club Dorados de Sinaloa. He was jovial and said he did...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association President Dr Warren Blake has expressed disappointment at Jamaica's failure to become the host of the 2019 IAAF World Relays.Blake said the Government was not able to provide a written financial backing...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College's (KC) head coach Ludlow Bernard said the team has dedicated the school's 8-0 victory over Dunoon Technical in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup to student Malek Grannell, who died from sickle-cell disease on Sunday.KC, who were semi-...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite suffering a 1-0 defeat to 2016 champions Cornwall College (CC) in their first match of the 2018 ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup competition at the CC field, coach of Irwin High School, Anthony Williams, remains optimistic that his team can get out of...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 11:14 PM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):UEFA has charged Poland with fan racism in a Nations League game, while the Czech Republic and Ukraine face charges for crowd unrest.These are the first disciplinary cases involving Europe's newest international competition....

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 11:48 AMAkino Ming

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Warren Blake, has confirmed to The Gleaner, that Jamaica has failed in its attempt to host the 2019 IAAF World Relays. Blake said the Government was not able to provide a written...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Serena Williams was fined a total of US$17,000 (J$2.3 million) for three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the US Open final on Saturday.Yesterday, the tournament referee's office docked Williams US$10,000 (J$1.3...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) surprised many experts last year when they went to the final. This year will be different as teams will be coming at them.First up for last year's finalists is Papine at Bumper Hall, Spanish Town Road, at 3:...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP):Just like last season, the Jacksonville defence is carrying the team.Linebacker Myles Jack scored on a 32-yard interception return early in the fourth quarter, and the Jaguars spoiled the New York Giants debuts of coach...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Any lingering doubts that Kylian Mbappe is French football's most valuable jewel were erased yesterday as the teenage striker celebrated the world champions' return home with a superb display - and a goal - in a 2-1 win over the...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MISANO ADRIATICO, Italy (AP):Italy's Andrea Dovizioso and the Ducati team won on home soil in the San Marino Grand Prix yesterday, while Marc Marquez extended his lead atop the MotoGP standings.Starting fourth, Dovizioso quickly moved up the grid,...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Janieve Russell followed up wins on day one by compatriots Danielle Williams and Fedrick Dacres in the IAAF Continental Cup by capturing the Women's 400m hurdles on the second day in Ostrava, Czech Republic, yesterday.The Americas dethroned...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Sports attorney Dr Emir Crowne launched a representation clinic for Canadian and Caribbean athletes yesterday.The Sports Law Clinic provides pro bono representation to athletes on matters across various sporting tribunals and is also staffed by...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Meadowbrook High School Manning Cup coach Neo Oxford has sought the assistance of psychological experts to boost the confidence of his players as they try to get out of the group stage of this year's ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition....

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):The US Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was angered by a crowd roaring for his popular opponent, Juan MartÌn del Potro. He was, in short, out of sorts.And then...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts says that the standard of local facilities has prevented the country from hosting a Concacaf Gold Cup game.Ricketts said that the federation had bid to host the opening game of next year's...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When the West Indies leave for India next month they will do so without a single Jamaican in the touring party.Although this will not be the first time that this has happened in the 90 years of the West Indies in international cricket, it must be of...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):The Barbados Tridents bowed out of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) in humiliating fashion's, as they suffered a seventh straight defeat at the hands of the Trinbago Knight Riders here at the Queen's Park Oval on...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (CMC):West Indies legends Brian Lara and Clive Lloyd are backing the West Indies women to defend their ICC Women's World T20 title when the competition bowls off in the Caribbean on November 9.In the last tournament in 2016, the Windies...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (AP):Neymar and Brazilian teammates showed young American players how large a gap they must overcome.Roberto Firmino scored in the 11th minute off a cross from Douglas Costa, who burst down a flank past 21-year-old left back...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):England's World Cup satisfaction has been punctured by Spain on their homecoming.Back in action after a surprising run to fourth place at the World Cup, England were sent to their first competitive home loss in 11 years yesterday.Saul...

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