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Published:Saturday | January 6, 2024 | 12:10 AMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

THE RESIGNATION of Cedella Marley as the Reggae Girlz’s global ambassador is fuelling the charge of opposition to the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) incumbent administration ahead of elections set for January 14. A shock press release on...

Published:Saturday | November 11, 2023 | 12:11 AMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

Glenmuir High School coach Andrew Peart is confident he can get out of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup quarterfinal round this time around. Glenmuir are second in Group A, behind Clarendon College on goal difference. They lead Manchester and Christiana...

Published:Wednesday | November 8, 2023 | 12:14 AMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

IT ISN’T often that a goalkeeper is named man of the match in a game of football, let alone in two games consecutively. Football is all about goalscoring and often it is the creators of those opportunities or the scorers themselves who get the...

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2023 | 12:07 AMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

CORNWALL COLLEGE and Irwin High School’s battle at the top of Zone A in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup football competition reset today, with return-leg games taking centre stage. There will be a doubleheader at Cornwall College beginning at 1:30 p.m....

Published:Thursday | August 3, 2023 | 12:10 AMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

THE SUNSHINE Girls watched as a torrid game of netball unfolded between hosts at the Netball World Cup South Africa and New Zealand. At the end of it, the visitors, who hold hopes of lifting the title for the first time, had qualified for the...

Published:Monday | July 31, 2023 | 12:07 AMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

JAMAICA’S SUNSHINE Girls will not have too much time to celebrate topping Pool C of the Netball World Cup, ongoing in Cape Town, South Africa, with the test of Uganda and New Zealand fast approaching. Yesterday, the Sunshine Girls maintained their...

Published:Monday | June 12, 2023 | 1:07 AMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

THE JUBILATION at the Mona Hockey Field yesterday was contagious after Jamaica, through a 5-2 win over Paraguay, booked their place in the 2024 Hockey5s World Cup set for Muscat, Oman, in January. For the first time in recent memory, a third-place...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2023 | 1:11 AMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

WHILE JAMAICA’S Reggae Boyz did not display any fantastic football against Mexico in Concacaf Nations League action last night inside the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, coach Heimir Hallgrimsson did manage a result, a 2-2 draw, against one of the region’s best...

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2023 | 1:20 AMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

THE USUAL swagger and trademark smile were missing. Instead, Usain Bolt, the most high-profile name to have come up among a list of Stocks...

Published:Sunday | December 18, 2022 | 8:14 PMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Orane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

In a game where Kylian Mbappé scored a hat-trick, he still found himself a loser. That loss meant his dream of giving his beloved France, back-to-back titles ended, but the 23-...

Published:Sunday | December 18, 2022 | 7:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Wriiter, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor, Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Orane Buchanan/Staff Reporter

Barring the referee spoiling Sunday’s World Cup final with soft or dubious penalty calls, it promises to be epic. One for the ages. It will be South America versus Europe, defending...

Published:Friday | December 16, 2022 | 6:27 PMOrane Buchanan/Gleaner Writer, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor, Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After what has been a truly remarkable tournament, the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup is down to two games, the third-place playoff and Sunday’s grand finale between defending champions France...

Published:Thursday | December 15, 2022 | 7:19 PMOrane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is at the closing stages and what an extraordinary tournament is has been so far. Beaten finalists in 2018, Croatia, made a wonder run, but...

Published:Wednesday | December 14, 2022 | 8:07 PMOrane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

The Atlas Lions have nothing to be ashamed of. They've won the hearts of many. They came, they saw but didn't conquer, and that's ok. The entire country should be proud, from the city of Tangier in the north...

Published:Tuesday | December 13, 2022 | 10:14 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Orane Buchanan/Staff Reporter

Penalty aside, Argentina put the screws to Croatia and never eased up. No extra-time needed. What was billed as a battle of atrition ended up being a display that showed this version of...

Published:Monday | December 12, 2022 | 7:23 PMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Orane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

This World Cup has been one of upsets, and the team that has created the most thus far is Morocco. Since the start of the tournament, the north Aficans have been beating...

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2022 | 9:02 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Orane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

Argentina and Croatia's last world cup meeting four years ago would shape the destinies of both countries in that tournament. Croatia’s commanding 3-0 group stage win would fuel their run to...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2022 | 11:41 PMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor, Orane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

When things go wrong, they really go wrong. Cristiano Ronaldo through on goal, his team down 1-0, no dice. Harry Kane, a sure shot from 12 yards away, his team down 2-1, no...

Published:Friday | December 9, 2022 | 7:20 PMOrane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

In one word, Wow. When commenting on how Croatia have gone about their business, I often refer to them as battle-tested warriors. They entered the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar without the...

Published:Wednesday | December 7, 2022 | 6:28 PMOrane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

And then there were eight. The Oranje have looked solid throughout the tournament. Ball possession … check, pace in all areas of the field … check, winning mentality … pending. Having lost three World...

Published:Tuesday | December 6, 2022 | 10:19 PMOrane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

BACK in 1994, late great R&B legend Teddy Pendergrass made these lyrics popular, "If you don’t know me by now … "

Published:Monday | December 5, 2022 | 6:01 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Orane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

Croatia are quietly going about their business to give captain and stalwart Luka Modric one last hurrah at the World Cup. They were made to work for it against Japan and Croatia goalkeeper Dominik...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2022 | 5:34 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Orane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

Alas Senegal just couldn't find a way past England. Not having Sadio Mane finally showed. But for Alou Cisse and company this year should be seen as a success. African champions and a World Cup round of 16 place are achievements to be proud of.

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 9:06 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Orane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

Louis van Gaal produced a tactical clinic against the USA. They were more than happy to give the Americans the ball to see what they could do with it and knew that Holland's quality in the final third would be good enough...

Published:Wednesday | July 13, 2022 | 12:11 AMPaul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

JAMAICA CAPTAIN Khadija Shaw left another ode to team spirit with the media after the Reggae Girlz successfully navigated their second straight World Cup qualification campaign. Shaw, speaking after the Reggae Girlz thumped Haiti 4-0 on their way...

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