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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...

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

LONDON (AP):Yet another rescue attempt by Jos Buttler worked.Virat Kohli's latest attempt didn't.England's fast bowlers backed up an inspired innings from Buttler by reducing Kohli's India to 174-6 and grabbing command of the fifth Test on day two...

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

NEW YORK (AP):Serena Williams was penalised a game for calling the chair umpire a thief during an extended argument as the US Open women's final descended into chaos, with fans booing and play delayed before Naomi Osaka wrapped up a 6-2, 6-4 victory...

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

Track: Good Weather: FineRace 1 1300 M (Purse $650,000) NB5-Y-O...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Hall & Oates said it all in the chorus of their 1982 Billboard Hot 100 number-one song: 'Watch out boy, she'll chew you up, (Oh here she comes), She's a maneater'...

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Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaican athletes were among the stars on yesterday's opening day of the two-day IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava, Czech Republic.Led by individual wins by Danielle Williams and Fedrick Dacres and top three finishes from Annsert Whyte and Stephenie...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

The recently concluded FIFA men's World Cup has reminded Theodore Whitmore, the head coach of Jamaica senior men's team, that no nation should be taken for granted in international football - even one which is sitting at number 202 on the FIFA world...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

The possibility of Jamaica losing its Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise is becoming increasingly likely, according to information reaching The Sunday Gleaner.Jamaica has been home to two-time champions, the Tallawahs, since the inception of...

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

Charlie Smith High School withstood very dry conditions to overpower Meadowbrook High 4-1 in their opening Group C encounter of the 2018 Digicel Manning Cup football competition at the Meadowbrook Community Centre yesterday.The Trench Town-based...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 10:29 PMKavarly Arnold

Western Bureau Rusea’s High School’s winger Kenroy Campbell  is aiming to break the daCosta Cup's  goalscoring record this season and yesterday he was the outstanding player as the defending champions opened ...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 1:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

A strong Americas track and field squad, with several Jamaican stars in the line-up, will be looking to dethrone defending champions Europe when the two-day IAAF Continental Cup gets under way in Ostrava, Czech Republic.The Continental Cup, formerly...

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