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Published:Friday | October 8, 2021 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Vice-President Raymond Anderson says that the assistance in raising the professional standards of the local top-flight clubs represents a critical part of the administration’s plan to drive the development of...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2021 | 12:08 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S DEFENSIVE frailties were fully exposed and with that, their hopes of making the FIFA Qatar World Cup Finals sunk further in a 2-0 away loss against the United States team in Concacaf qualifying football action at the Q2 Stadium in Austin...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

PRESIDENT OF Netball Jamaica (NJ) Tricia Robinson has defended her organisation’s decision to have a select male team compete against the Sunshine Girls and Trinidad and Tobago in this month’s tri-nation series. The male team, which is coached by...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2021 | 12:07 AM

DUBAI (CMC): TRINIDADIAN JOEL Wilson will be the only West Indian member of the panel of 16 umpires and four match referees that will oversee matches in the International Cricket Council (ICC) men’s Twenty20 World Cup from October 17 to November 14...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 8:44 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The United States defeated Jamaica 2-0 in their World Cup qualifying game at the Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas on Thursday evening. Ricardo Pepi scored a brace in the 49th and 62nd minutes respectively, as the result keeps the Reggae Boyz rooted to...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 7:43 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica and the United States are locked a 0-0 at half-time in their World Cup qualifying match at the Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas on Thursday evening. However, there were moments in the first half where Jamaica could have been reduced to 10...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 12:12 AM

MILAN, Italy (AP): Spain ended Italy’s record unbeaten run of 37 matches by beating the European champions 2-1 in the Nations League semi-finals after Roberto Mancini’s team was reduced to 10 men yesterday. Ferran Torres scored two goals in the...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

With just a few weeks to go before the start of the ICC Men’s Twenty20 (T20) World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, the debate continues regarding the inclusion and subsequent involvement of Chris Gayle in the West Indies set-up. The regional side...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Under pressure to save his job, senior national men’s football team head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore has been warned by his employers that he must secure a minimum of five points from the Reggae Boyz’s three games in the FIFA World Cup...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 12:10 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

LEADING Jason DaCosta by the cost of a candy atop the trainers’ stakes standings, heading into Saturday’s meet, Anthony Nunes is hoping to pull off another upset with SANTORINI in the Royal Dad Trophy after flooring his rival’s BILLY WHIZZ at nine...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 12:10 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Ronda Whyte has been steadily making a name for herself as an international 400m hurdler, but despite her successes on the track, she has not turned her back on her first love, teaching. Whyte, who only got involved in competitive running after...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 12:09 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S SENIOR men’s football team, the Reggae Boyz, will be looking to scale a horde of unsettling challenges in acquiring a positive result against the United States in a Concacaf World Cup-qualifying Hexagonal fixture at Q2 Stadium in Austin,...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:06 PM

Football fans will not be able to be physically present at Jamaica's World Cup qualifying match between Jamaica and Canada on Sunday at the National Stadium. Minister of Local Government Desmond McKenzie has announced that due to the need to...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Montego Bay United (MBU) will return to the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) for the 2021-22 campaign after two seasons out, and former captain and now coach Dwayne Ambusley is enthused by the club’s new approach. Ambusley, who led MBU to the title in...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:09 AM

FOOTBALL, many laugh, is a strange game, all because it has a whole bunch of people running away from their goals. You see, football actually teaches many lessons and the logical side to that bit of humour reasons that the farther the ball is from...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) General Manager Arlene Martin says a change to its approach to broadcasting was responsible for revenue generation in the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) this season. She says that this was down to aid from...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Weeks after revealing that he was retiring due to a worsening medical condition, Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has again found himself in trouble with anti-doping officials after testing positive for a banned substance. He is expected to explain...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:07 AM

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC): Bermuda’s first Olympic Games gold medal winner, Flora Duffy, will have two landmarks on the outskirts of the capital named after her, the government announced. The National Sports Centre’s South Field Stadium will become...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:07 AM

MADRID (AP): Pau Gasol announced his retirement from basketball yesterday, ending a career that lasted more than two decades and earned him two NBA titles and a world championship gold with Spain’s national team. The 41-year-old Gasol had already...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:07 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya is working on a book about her triumphs as a runner and her experiences as an intersex woman with naturally high testosterone levels, including her battles to be eligible for competition....

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Football analyst Michael Hall says that the recent updates to the United Kingdom’s (UK) travel requirements will give the Reggae Boyz a better opportunity to integrate and perform together, as they look to climb up the standings in the final round...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 3:57 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Reggae Boy Michail Antonio has made himself unavailable for Jamaica's squad for their three FIFA World Cup qualifying matches this month. The Reggae Boyz are now in Austin, Texas where they face the United States on Thursday night, before playing...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 2:37 PM

Olympian Nesta Carter is facing a second anti-doping hearing. The RJRGLEANER Group understands that Carter will face an Independent Anti-doping Disciplinary Panel (IADP) on Thursday, October 14 after testing positive for a banned substance recently...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 12:09 AM

WATFORD, England (AP): Claudio Ranieri is back in the English Premier League (EPL) after being hired as Watford manager yesterday. The 69-year-old Italian replaced Xisco Munoz, who was fired on Sunday, and has signed a two-year deal at a club which...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Professional Football Jamaica Chairman Christopher Williams said they will be proposing changes to its protocols for the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) next season to the Government in an effort to have supporters back at games. Majority of the...

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