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Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:57 AMKavarly Arnold

Principal of Rusea’s High School Linvern Wright said that although he was a bit disappointed after suffering defeat in the first leg of their second round ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup clash to 32nd seed Mile Gully High School on Wednesday...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:26 AMRachid Parchment

Cedella Marley, national senior women's football team ambassador and daughter of reggae legend Bob Marley said that the Reggae Girlz's qualification for the FIFA Women's World Cup in France next year will have a positive impact on women...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:19 AM

As promised, this year's 18th staging of Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K will be held on a Sunday, December 2 and the location remains Negril, again starting at Long Bay Beach Park on the Norman Manley Boulevard promptly at 5:15 a.m.Already...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:19 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Alex Thomas, coach of Wolmer's Boys School, is hoping his strikers will do a better job at capitalising on the chances that are being created in midfield, when they take on Denham Town High School in their return leg of their ISSA/Digicel Manning...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:12 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina:With a global medal already in his coffers, Antonio Watson was fully aware of the propensity and value of excelling on the world stage, as he journeyed for competition at the Youth Olympic Games on the Jamaica Olympic...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The big news this week is, of course, that Jamaica has qualified for yet another FIFA World Cup Final! The Reggae Girlz have created history in becoming the first national senior women’s football team from the English-speaking Caribbean to...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The first round of the ISSA schoolboy football com-petition may be complete, but the excitement is far from over. This, after KFC Jamaica, through their sponsorship of the 2018 schoolboy football season, announced that it will be donating $1.2...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC):The Government has embarked on an overhaul of the island's sporting facilities with the aim of attracting major international sports events.Prime Minister Andrew Holness said Jamaica had in the past missed out on key sports...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Sports Development Foundation (SDF) general manager Denzil Wilks has challenged Jamaica's men's senior football team to follow in their female counterparts' momentum and qualify for another FIFA World Cup.Wilks was speaking at an official welcoming...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/Assistant Editor - Sports

RESURGENCE has not been hard trained for his debut run at Caymanas Park tomorrow but has the pedigree to get the better of a very moderate bunch in the opening event of the Sunrise-Six.The three-year-old grey colt is by He'stherealthing - Money...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Sport Minister Olivia Grange said that the achievement of Jamaica's senior women's football team in qualifying for the FIFA Women's World Cup in France next year, embodies the qualities of the Jamaican woman.Grange addressed the local delegation of...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior netball head coach Marvette Anderson said there is still a lot more work to be done ahead of next year's World Championships despite their recent 3-0 series victory over rivals England Roses at the National Indoor Sports Centre.The...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:53 AMLivingston Scott

Former Reggae Girl, Alicia James, a former top local player, has hailed the Girlz's historic qualification to the 2019 World Cup in France.She is now hoping that the qualification will have a positive influence on how the female game is perceived...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:52 AMLivingston Scott

It was a day for the 'Light Blues' at the Stadium East in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup second-round first-leg double-header at the Stadium East yesterday with St George's College and St Catherine High emerging with wins against Mona High and Charlie...

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

Mired in my musings about the new Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) regulations, I saw a ray of light on the extended Heroes Weekend. It could hardly have been better had I been off to Frenchmen's with pretty girls. In place of that...

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

ST JOHN'S, Antigua,( CMC):West Indies fast bowling legend Sir Andy Roberts joined scores of cricket fans on the streets of the capital city last weekend in a promotional drive to get fans upbeat ahead of the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup next month...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Simon Tomlinson will be back in competition later this month as he starts his drive for better results at the 2019 Caribbean Table Tennis Championships. Tomlinson expects more match play to lift him towards his goal of a medal when that tournament...

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

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC):Test discard Jermaine Blackwood struck his second Regional Super50 hundred and third of his List A career but had his effort upstaged by rain as the contest against Leeward Islands Hurricanes finished in a disappointing...

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...

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