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Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 11:28 AM

MOSCOW (AP) — Off the top of his head, Cristiano Ronaldo scored yet another goal, set a European record and eliminated Morocco from the World Cup. The Portugal forward headed in a fourth-minute cross from the right to give Portugal a 1-0...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The word 'transparent', as well as by extension its derivative, transparency, has undergone a type of metamorphosis in usage in recent times. As a schoolboy, this columnist seldom heard the word unless it was in the physics laboratory, when...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal was suspended for one Test match and fined 100 per cent of his match fee after he was found guilty of altering the condition of the ball during the just- concluded second Test match...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Richard 'Frog' Holmes, a two-time finalist in the Wray & Nephew Contender boxing series, with a 17-8 record, will fight for a place in the 2018 semi-finals tonight, when he takes on Canadian Larone Whyte over five rounds at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:Insurance giants BCIC have signed on as title sponsors of the 2018 All Jamaica Junior Squash Championships, which is scheduled to run from tomorrow to Saturday, June 23, at the Liguanea Club in New Kingston.BCIC is providing a sponsorship...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WORCESTER, England (CMC):Captain Jason Mohammed notched his second consecutive century and Jermaine Blackwood added another, as West Indies A notched the first win of their England tour by defeating Worcestershire by 21 runs yesterday.Mohammed...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP):Two wins, eight goals and almost certainly a place in the knockout stage for first time since the Soviet era. Only an unlikely set of results can deny the hosts a place in the last 16.Russia are enjoying quite the party...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SOCHI, Russia (AP):Neymar limped out of Brazil's training session at the World Cup on yesterday because of pain in his right ankle.The Brazilian football confederation said the injury was not serious, adding Neymar left as a precaution and would be...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP):Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez paid tribute to Luis Suarez as the team prepared for today's World Cup match against Saudi Arabia - the 100th international appearance for the Barcelona striker."It is a big number, but not just...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 10:29 PM

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – The West Indies are just one match away from a historic win over Sri Lanka, and captain Jason Holder says the regional side will be gunning for victory in the final Test. After battling to a tense...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 12:29 PM

MOSCOW (AP) — Senegal became the first African team to win at this year’s World Cup, defeating Poland 2-1 Tuesday on a first-half own-goal and a controversial second-half score by Mbaye Niang. Senegal, back in the tournament for the...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Greatest Show on Earth is on! The first week of this month-long extravaganza has seen everything that football fans from around the world have come to expect. Of the 32 teams presently on show in the first round of the competition, speculation...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (AP):Mohamed Salah showed signs of discomfort with his injured left shoulder while taking part in Egypt's final training session before the team's World Cup match against hosts Russia this afternoon.Salah did not appear to be...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP):Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defence just as time was running out.Kane found an open area of space at the far post and used his head to meet Harry...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, said sprinters Elaine Thompson, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Yohan Blake have confirmed their participation in this weekend's National Senior Athletics...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Women were crowned champions of the West Indies Women T20 Blast after defeating favourites Barbados Women by a nail biting five runs in the final round of matches at Sabina Park yesterday.The champions batted first and posted a competitive...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Shannon Gabriel's record eight-wicket haul set the stage for a sensational Windies run chase but sloppy batting, coupled with inclement weather, ensured an anti-climatic end as the second Test against Sri Lanka ended in a...

Published:Tuesday | June 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRONNITSY, Russia (AP):Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli is planning major changes to his team for the South Americans' next FIFA World Cup match.In the team's first training session since a disappointing 1-1 draw against Iceland, Sampaoli tried a...

Published:Monday | June 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup football finals is less than one week old, but already the action has been as scintillating as it has been spectacular. The World Cup fever itself is spreading in epidemic proportions across the entire world....

Published:Monday | June 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The country's top local senior and junior athletes warmed up for this weekend's JAAA National Athletics Championships after creditable performances during the fifth All Comers Meet at the National Stadium on Saturday.Former Commonwealth Games 100m...

Published:Monday | June 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC):Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will face charges of changing the condition of the ball at the end of the ongoing Test against the Windies but plans to contest the allegations after pleading not guilty.The International...

Published:Monday | June 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMCarlene Davis/Gleaner Writer

If the Jamaica Judo Association (JJA) has its way, the nation could become a top challenger for medals in the sport of judo come 2020 during the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.The traditional Japanese wrestling sport is said to reflect values...

Published:Monday | June 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

A new champion will be crowned in the men's 400m race this Sunday at the JAAA National Senior Athletics Championships at the National Stadium as defending champion Nathan Allen will not be competing.Allen and his University of Auburn teammate Akeem...

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