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Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Licensed associate applied sports psychologist Olivia Rose says Jamaica's sports professionals should develop mental toughness, as the world of sport is still full of racism.Rose's comments came after a television host in Australia compared European...

Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As our Reggae Girls travel to England to play against a female side from Nottingham Forest, as part of the Windrush commemorations, let us continue to keep these women in the national spotlight. The assistance of Cedella Marley and the Bob Marley...

Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former president of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Marva Bernard, says she no intention of contesting the election for president of the International Netball Federation (INF) when her countrywoman Molly Rhone demits office next July.Bernard, who was recently...

Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang came off the bench to score twice as Arsenal beat Leicester in the English Premier League yesterday.Aubameyang gave Arsenal a 2-1 lead midway through the second half and added his second goal just three minutes...

Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

Former Sandals and Reno FC player Leonardo Rankine scored his first goal for Cavalier FC as they thumped Montego Bay United 5-1 in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) on Sunday at Stadium East.The former Mannings School player, who started his RSPL...

Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Dr Dean Weatherly, head coach of Cornwall College, said they will not be caught on the backfoot when they go up against Charlemont High School, who are labelled a surprise package in their first quarter-final match in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup at...

Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has reiterated its selection policy for all players looking to get into its national teams.The federation released a statement yesterday saying that selection of players is the responsibility of the respective...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 11:18 PMRaymond Graham

When the IAAF female athlete of the year is decided in Monaco on Thursday December 4, no Jamaican will be among those vying for that award, as 10 athletes were recently selected by an international panel of athletics experts, comprising...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 5:41 PM

Although he has been offered a contract, Usain Bolt's future with Australian A-League team Central Coast Mariners has been cast into doubt, after the club confirmed that no agreement has been found and that the sprinting great will not...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Shane Richards, coach of Jamaica's Special Olympics football team, said that he is confident that the team can win the football event at the World Games in Abu Dhabi next year.The team finished second at the recent Special Olympics Unified Football...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GUWAHATI, India (CMC):Captain Jason Holder has praised his side's improved batting effort despite them suffering an eight-wicket drubbing in the opening One-Day International (ODI) of the five-match series here yesterday.Sent in at the Barsapara...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Omar Edwards, head coach of Tivoli Gardens, said that yesterday's 1-0 victory over hosts UWI FC in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) has helped to lift some of the pressure off his shoulders.Colorado Murray netted the all-important goal for...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

I would like to hereby fully declare my status as a signed up 'wagonist', holding down a spot on the Reggae Girlz bandwagon, having hopped aboard during the Caribbean-round qualifiers played in Jamaica in September. While not actually going to the...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP):Cam Newton tossed a one-yard touchdown pass to Greg Olsen with 1:22 minutes left and the Carolina Panthers overcame a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 21-17 yesterday.Wes Horton sacked Carson...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP):Kimi Raikkonen earned his first win since 2013 and a big day from Ferrari at the US Grand Prix yesterday, denying Lewis Hamilton's bid for a fifth career Formula One championship.The Mercedes driver could have closed out the...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC):Heavy and persistent rainfall that caused severe flooding across the country led to the abandonment of two Group A matches in the Regional Super50 here yesterday.The flooding left several parts of the two-island republic...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SYDNEY (AP):Usain Bolt's long-time agent Ricky Simms said yesterday that the eight-time Olympic sprint gold medallist had received an A-League contract offer from the Central Coast Mariners but did not provide any further details."In response to the...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Nutrition company Qualcare has stood by their word to extend their partnership with Kingston College's (KC) senior team into the schoolboy football season with their shake drink, Intrust.The initial sponsorship of the team started last summer during...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

National Junior record holder in the 100m hurdles Daeshon Gordon passed away yesterday morning, Northwestern State University (NSU) has confirmed.Gordon, who was completing studies for an undergraduate degree after an outstanding collegiate career,...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The two-match Test series between the West Indies, or The Windies, and India is done and dusted, and it is not surprising that India cruised to an easy and fairly comfortable 2-0 victory.What was surprising about India's victory was the ease with...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TORONTO, Canada (CMC):The Canadian Premier League (CPL) is the ideal professional league for Caribbean footballers who are finding it difficult to break through into the European circuit.That is the view of Stephen Hart, a former coach of the Soca...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GUWAHATI, India (CMC):Jason Holder has praised Marlon Samuels as one of West Indies' best, as the veteran right-hander prepares to play his 200th one-day international today.The 37-year-old Samuels is the most experienced player in an otherwise...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

In September, Michael Ricketts told The Sunday Gleaner that if the Reggae Girlz achieved qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup it would be the landmark achievement for his tenure as president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF).And...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Harbour Football Club will host a fundraiser in aid of former national player Luton Shelton during tomorrow night's Red Stripe Premier League match against Mount Pleasant.Chairman Carvel Stewart has promised that the club will be doing all they can...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

Fans of the Red Stripe Premier League, particularly those in the Corporate Area, will be spoilt for choices in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) today, with five quality matches on offer.On the face of it, the matchup between defending champions...

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