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Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

The plan to establish a national gym at the Montego Bay Cricket Club (MBCC) is still in its infancy but Jamaica Boxing Board of Control (JBBC) president, Stephen Jones, said he hopes to get the boxing programme off the ground in a few weeks."We...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) first vice president with responsibility for water polo, Lance Rochester, expects Jamaica's under-19 boys to defend their gold medal won at the 2017 CARIFTA Water Polo Championship. Rochester said that he...

Published:Saturday | March 10, 2018 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

New Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) president, Paulton Gordon, has reached out to members of Major Lumsden team, his opponent for the JABA presidency, to be a part of his administration.Gordon stated that he believes some members of that team...

Published:Wednesday | February 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Heineken Premium Beer yesterday combined with SportsMax, In Control Gaming and Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) to launch the 2018 UEFA Champions League (UCL) promotional campaign at the Triple Century Sports Bar in New Kingston.The promotion dubbed...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Boys' Town FC head coach Andrew Price said that demotion will be an opportunity for the club to regroup and come back stronger.The Red Brigade became the first team to be relegated from this season's Red Stripe Premier League, after losing 2-0 to...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's coach, Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore, is pleased that the Reggae Boyz have broken into the top 50 in the FIFA ranking for the first time since 2005. The team currently sits dead even at 50th in the latest ranking, which was released on...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF), Joylene Griffiths Irving, said a new home for cycling would rekindle excitement and interest in the sport locally.Plans to build a new velodrome were being discussed between the previous Kirk...

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Christopher Samuda, says his organisation will be throwing its support behind the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF) to help the country's cyclists qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games.Samuda, who was...

Published:Saturday | February 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president, Christopher Samuda, has moved to make it clear that his organisation will not be putting up $30 million to fund a new Jamaica Football Federation/JOA Olympic initiative that will be geared at qualifying...

Published:Wednesday | January 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary, Dalton Wint, has described the Reggae Boyz's 2-2 draw with World Cup-bound South Korea in their international friendly at the Mardan Stadium in Turkey yesterday as 'encouraging'.Dane Kelly fired...

Published:Wednesday | January 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

When the Jamaica football squad flew out yesterday for a friendly match in Turkey, one of the happiest men in the touring party was assistant coach Donovan Duckie.Duckie, the Waterhouse FC coach, is still celebrating his appointment as assistant...

Published:Thursday | January 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

Robert Finzi-Smith, head of security for the FIFA Executive Summit, which gets started today in Montego Bay, St James, said he is confident that the security protocol being implemented will be adequate to ensure the safety of FIFA President Gianni...

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