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Published:Saturday | June 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

REIMS, France: As far as lessons go, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz were given a strong one yesterday, falling 5-0 to Italy in their second Group C FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) match at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims. Head coach Hue Menzies...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

REIMS, France: When Jamaica face Italy today at the Stade Auguste-Delaun, in their second ever match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, there is the feeling that a lot more than a place in the Round of 16 is at stake. The Jamaicans will need to pick...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:22 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

REIMS, France: ItalY-based Reggae Girlz Allyson Swaby and Trudi Carter are both eagerly awaiting today’s FIFA Women’s World Cup game against Italy at the Stade Auguste-Delaune. The match, which gets under way at 6 p.m. (11 a.m. Jamaica time), will...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:23 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

REIMS, France: Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Michael Ricketts, has responded to criticism around the access given to Reggae Girlz patron Cedella Marley at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The administration came under fire after a video...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:34 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Jamaica’s Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw pointed to inexperience after the Reggae Girlz suffered a 3-0 defeat to Brazil in their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup match yesterday. The Jamaicans barely got into stride at the Stade des Alpes...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Goalkeeper Sydney Schneider impressed, though not enough of her teammates did in the end. Head coach Hue Menzies pointed to a lack of self-belief as Jamaica crumbled to a 3-0 defeat to heavyweights Brazil in their first-ever FIFA...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:32 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Speaking ahead of Jamaica’s 3-0 loss to Brazil in their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup match, president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts, lauded the Reggae Girlz for their impact on the national...

Published:Saturday | June 8, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Head coach of Jamaica’s national ­senior women’s team Hue Menzies, has warned that his Reggae Girlz are not in France at the FIFA Women’s World Cup to make up numbers, and has highlighted their strength in transition ahead of...

Published:Friday | May 24, 2019 | 12:33 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Jamaican distance flag-bearer Aisha Praught-Leer, fresh from establishing a new national record in the 5000m, says she will be focusing on the 1500m event this season and is looking to continue rewriting Jamaican distance history. Praught-Leer, who...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:17 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Businessman and tennis enthusiast John Azar has confirmed to The Gleaner that he will be challenging incumbent Aswad Morgan for the Tennis Jamaica presidency at the organisation’s upcoming annual general Meeting (AGM). Azar, who on Wednesday met...

Published:Tuesday | April 9, 2019 | 12:25 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Acting president of Tennis Jamaica (TJ), Aswad Morgan, says plans are at an advanced stage for the creation of a $100-million national tennis centre, and is calling for greater support and unity within the local fraternity. Morgan, who could be...

Published:Wednesday | April 3, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Andrew Price, assistant coach of Jamaica’s national senior women’s team, the Reggae Girlz, says the team has settled well in South Africa ahead of their one-week training camp and friendly international. The Jamaicans are continuing their...

Published:Thursday | March 21, 2019 | 12:15 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Cricket West Indies (CWI) president, Dave Cameron is confident that he will be returned at the regional cricket authority’s annual general meeting (AGM) on Sunday, so much so, that he is already looking at ways to move the body forward in the...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

NEW ROCHELLE, New York: Jamaican distance standout Kemoy Campbell says a return to competitive action would not only mean a lot to him, but would also help him to show that anything is possible with hard work and commitment. The athlete is also...

Published:Friday | March 8, 2019 | 12:14 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

NEW ROCHELLE, New York: Olympian Kemoy Campbell says he is doing much better these days but admitted to at one point fearing the worst – death – after suffering heart failure and ­collapsing, while competing at the Millrose Games in New York in...

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Three-time Olympic-medal winner Dr Gregory Haughton believes that with proper mental conditioning, Jamaica’s current crop of quarter-milers, which he described as the best in the country’s history, can rise to the top of the event...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Mike Fennell, chairman of the Selection Committee of the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation, notes that the diversity of the sports represented by the nominees for the 2018 Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards shows that the country is widening...

Published:Thursday | August 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Sports Minister Olivia 'Babsy' Grange, confirmed to The Gleaner yesterday, that the Jamaica Tallawahs have received over $7 million in funding from the Jamaican government, while calling for greater balance in the location of the team's home...

Published:Friday | August 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Having parted ways with telecommunications and entertainment company FLOW following the expiration of its contract for the sponsorship of local schoolboy football, the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) is now targeting a deal in the...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Like many onlookers in the athletics world, Jamaican sprinting star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was left pleased with her 100m run at the London Anniversary Games on Saturday, as the IAAF Diamond League made its way to the British capital.It was a...

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

It may come a surprise to many, it might seem ludicrous even, but medal-winning Olympic and World Championships sprinter Warren Weir is determined to make a name for himself as a - wait for it - rugby player.Weir shot to international fame as the...

Published:Thursday | May 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Two days after being elected as president of Maltese Premier League Club St Andrews FC, Craig Butler said that he will be taking the outfit to Jamaica for preseason preparations next month and will stage a series of games and auction for charity....

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Standout Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson, while expressing disappointment with the local support for swimming, is looking to continue encouraging diversity in the sport after her global impact was brought to the fore at the recently concluded...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Surgery on her left knee in 2015 and a torn quad a year later, injuries have, quite unfortunately, been a constant companion throughout the relatively young career of standout Jamaican hurdler Janieve Russell.In many ways, her pet event, the 400m...

Published:Wednesday | April 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

For history-making Jamaican middle distance athlete Aisha Praught-Leer, living outside of the norm is perfectly normal.That she would become the first Jamaican to win a senior international gold medal in the 3000m steeplechase seems a bit like...

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