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Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROME (AP):Juventus president Andrea Agnelli is standing by Cristiano Ronaldo as the football superstar faces an accusation of rape in the United States.Agnelli, the son of former Fiat CEO Umberto Agnelli and a member of the Italian car maker's board...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):England arrived in the Caribbean on Wednesday to a festive welcome, becoming the first international side to touch down for the historic ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup, which bowls off next month.The reigning 50-over World...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Champions League winners Real Madrid earned €88.6 million in prize money from UEFA last season, while beaten finalists Liverpool pocketed €81.2 million.Semi-finalists Roma received the second-highest windfall of €83.8...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

For the sixth consecutive year, the MVP Track and Field Club will be conducting islandwide grassroots athletic training camps.The club has invited secondary schools to nominate student athletes in the age range of 12 to 18 years old to attend one of...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SINGAPORE (AP):Karolina Pliskova won the first set to eliminate Petra Kvitova and then won the second set to advance to the semi-finals at the WTA Finals.Pliskova, who advanced from her group for the second straight year, beat Kvitova 6-3, 6-4...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Veteran all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has quit all forms of international cricket just eight months before the ICC Cricket World Cup in England, bringing the curtain down on an absorbing career that saw him carve a niche in the...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

AC Milan suffered a shock 2-1 Europa League defeat against Real Betis at the San Siro yesterday, while Arsenal were unstoppable again as they remained perfect in the competition.Zurich, Salzburg, and Dinamo Zagreb also picked up their third...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Following their remarkable 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Charlie Smith on Wednesday, Camperdown's head coach, Christopher Bender, believes that his team now stands a chance of reaching the semi-finals of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition....

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Despite her failure to record a victory from 11 mounts so far, female apprentice jockey Abigail Able is remaining confident that she will soon past the winning post in front.Able, along with fellow jockeys Tamicka Lawrence and Samantha Fletcher, are...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PUNE, India (CMC):Left-hander Shimron Hetmyer has already been tipped by India spin legend Harbhajan Singh to be the next million-dollar buy in the Indian Premier League (IPL), but the batting star says that even though playing in the IPL was in his...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BASEL, Switzerland (AP):Roger Federer made it 17 wins in a row at the Swiss Indoors when he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany 6-3, 7-5 yesterday to march into the quarterfinals.The top-seeded Swiss, who was born in Basel, had his serve broken...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP):Lewis Hamilton has a second chance to secure the Formula One season championship. And he doesn't have to finish anywhere near the front at the Mexican Grand Prix to do it.The British driver needs only to finish seventh on Sunday to...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Recently hired national surfing coach, Ben Bourgeois, believes Jamaican surfers can make it to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.Twenty teams will be given the chance to participate in surfing at the next Olympic Games for the first time and...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

CHRISANLI returned from a five-month rest to score impressively over 1100 metres on August 18 and is the firm selection to make it two in a row in tomorrow's opening race of the Sunrise-Six.The Anthony Subratie-trained colt romped that event,...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has taken another step to enrich the country's Olympic movement through the revamped and relaunch of its website as it seeks to expose Jamaica's Olympic legacy.Along with the new look website, the JOA has also...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Holmwood's head coach for the girls track-and-field team, Dave Anderson, said that despite talk of plans for the development of a synthetic running track in central Jamaica, he feels that schools in Manchester will see little benefit if the proposed...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Steeplechaser Aisha Praught-Leer has had plenty to smile about since she started to run for Jamaica, but pinpoints her win at the Commonwealth Games as the best moment since her debut for the country in 2015.Speaking to the International Association...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 10:07 PM

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Guyana Jaguars defeated Jamaica Scorpions by one wicket, in the first semi-final of the Regional Super50 at Kensington Oval here on Thursday night. Scores: SCORPIONS 272 for eight off 50...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden's team manager, Paul Christie, said the club is aiming to get their own home ground up to Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) standards, this after it was announced that the team will play their next home match at the Royal Lakes Complex....

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

If I could have jumped into my TV on October 17 and emerged on the touchline in Texas, where Jamaica was playing Panama for the right to go to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, I would have. The mission would have been to stop the goalkeeper swap...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner

Local netball fans are in store for exciting and competitive netball for the next six weeks, as last Saturday, most of the country's top players were on show when defending champion, Mico 'A' and former champions GC Foster College 'A' got their...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

The 2019 World Championships will present a mixed 4x400 -metre relay for the first time, as part of a packed schedule for 400-metre runners. Alarmed at first, noted coach Maurice Wilson believes that spectators will enjoy the new event and that it...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VISAKHAPATNAM, India (CMC):Strokemaker Shai Hope smashed the last delivery of the match to the point boundary to earn West Indies a thrilling tie with India after they appeared on course for a rare win in a high-scoring second One-Day International...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Angel Di Maria rescued Paris Saint-Germain with a superb injury-time equaliser to salvage a 2-2 home draw with Napoli in the Champions League yesterday.The Argentina winger curled the ball past goalkeeper David Ospina into the top left...

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Two-time Wray and Nephew Contender boxing champion Sakima 'Mr Smooth' Mullings said that despite no real progress being made in booking a bout, he is still interested in facing last season's champion Ricardo 'Magic Man Salas' because he wants...

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