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Solaun’s teammates, brimming with elation, rush to congratulate her on scoring Jamaica’s first-ever goal in a FIFA Women’s World Cup match, against Australia yesterday.

GRENOBLE, France: Born in Hong Kong to a Cuban father and a Jamaican mother and currently based in Norway, it’s no wonder the most cosmopolitan of Jamaican players would create history on the world stage. Second-half substitute Havana Solaun...
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Major Desmon Brown, general manager of Independence Park Limited (IPL), said patrons attending major events at the National Stadium should use designated parking areas to prevent their vehicles being broken into or stolen. Brown’s comments follow a...
Jamaica’s Dever Orgill (right) battles with Honduras defender Henry Figueroa for ball possession during their Concacaf Gold Cup match at the National Stadium on Monday night.

Dever Orgill went 13 games before finding the net for his country, but he broke his duck on Monday night by netting not once, but twice as Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz came away 3-2 winners over Honduras in their Concacaf Gold Cup Group C clash. The game...

It was a moment akin to finding a sparkling oasis amid the sweltering heat of a desert as Jamaicans watched as Havana Solaun rounded the Australian keeper to neatly slip the ball into the net. She scored Jamaica’s first and only goal in a FIFA...

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz will be hoping for a miracle as they face off against No. 6 ranked team Australia today at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble, France. After suffering two consecutive defeats to Brazil and Italy and conceding a collective eight...

Sports for West Indian and Jamaican fans this past week has not been good. By the end of the second week of June, we were supposed to be enjoying sports and congratulating our stars on standout performances, even if victory was not possible. Our...

TAUNTON, England (AP): Bangladesh achieved the second-highest run chase in ICC World Cup history and pushed the Windies close to elimination in a surprisingly comfortable seven-wicket victory yesterday. When the Windies surged to post 321-8, they...

Nelson Bonilla became the first man to score in a Concacaf Gold Cup game on Jamaican soil last night. The El Salvadorian scored in first-half stoppage time to give his side a 1-0 win over Curaçao in their opening Group C match at the National...

PARIS (AP): A draw is all it would take for Brazil to advance in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Brazilian star Marta has zero desire to play 90 minutes, aiming only to draw with Italy in the Group C match today at Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes. “...

Jamaica’s Davis Cup team will be seeking their second straight victory in the International Tennis Federation competition when they take on rivals Trinidad and Tobago today in Costa Rica. The Jamaicans, led by the country’s No. 1 player, Randy...
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