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Published:Friday | November 15, 2019 | 12:42 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women’s football team head coach Hue Menzies, says the Reggae Girlz will have a tough task trying to take one of two spots for the 2022 Summer Olympic Games based on the draw they have received for the Concacaf final round of...

Published:Thursday | November 14, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United head coach Ricardo ‘Bibi’ Gardner says he will continue to put his faith in strikers Cory Burke and Rondee Smith and that he remains confident that they can get them the goals needed for a successful Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL...

Published:Wednesday | November 13, 2019 | 12:48 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A brace from Kingston College (KC) hitman Dwayne Atkinson, carried the defending champions to a come-from-behind 2-1 win over semi-final hopefuls Camperdown in their decisive Group G quarter-final encounter at Stadium East yesterday. The result...

Published:Wednesday | November 13, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Karen Lym, Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) presidential hopeful and leader of the ‘Friends of Table Tennis’ group, was tight-lipped about the results of Monday’s proposed mediation meeting with JTTA President Godfrey Lothian and his...

Published:Saturday | November 9, 2019 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Hydel High School head coach Nicholy Findlayson says all of their effort will go into defending their ISSA Walker Cup title after their Manning Cup exit. Defending champions Hydel and Mona High School advanced to the quarter-finals of the Walker...

Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Andrew Technical (STATHS) became the first qualifiers for the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup semi-finals, after a convincing 3-1 win over St George’s College in their quarterfinal group game at Stadium East yesterday. In-form striker Warner Brown...

Published:Wednesday | November 6, 2019 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chris Stokes, president of the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation, said the association saw no reason to deny Anthony Watson, the nation’s first Olympic skeleton representative, a switch of allegiance to Puerto Rico, and that there is no...

Published:Saturday | November 2, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The passing of national female footballer, Tarania Clarke, who was stabbed to death in Half-Way Tree Thursday evening, has sparked a nationwide mourning for the 20-year-old defender, who was being touted for greatness. On Friday, former Reggae...

Published:Saturday | November 2, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Clouds of gloom hung over the ‘Back Bush’ community of Mountain View yesterday as the family of Reggae Girl Tarania Clarke gathered outside her residence to mourn the passing of the talented footballer, who was stabbed to death by a friend in Half-...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Rivaldo Mitchell led with a brace as Wolmer’s Boys scored a 3-2 win over high-riding Camperdown High as the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup quarterfinal round got under way at the National Stadium yesterday. In the day’s other game, St Andrew Technical...

Published:Wednesday | October 30, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz have established themselves as the dominant force in Concacaf Nations League B after four games played. The Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore-coached team is the only outfit in the B League with a perfect record, having won all four...

Published:Tuesday | October 29, 2019 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica College (JC) and Charlie Smith High have secured the final two quarterfinal spots in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition, despite contrasting results in rescheduled second-round matches at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday....

Published:Wednesday | October 23, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Wolmer’s Boys, who are seeking their first Manning Cup title in over 20 years, will face a true test of their title credentials when they go up against dark horses, St Catherine High in the first of two Second Round first-leg ties at the Spanish...

Published:Monday | October 21, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens rose from the bottom of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) after scoring a 1-0 win over fellow strugglers Dunbeholden at the Edward Seaga Complex yesterday. Davion Garrison scored the game’s only goal in the 82nd minute to give the...

Published:Saturday | October 19, 2019 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Although the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association (JAAA) was not party to an agreement between the Jamaican and Kenyan governments signed in Doha, Qatar, during the recent IAAF World Championships, president Dr Warren Blake says it is...

Published:Friday | October 18, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

An emotional speech from keynote speaker Kerry-Ann Miller at the Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce-Hugh Senior 5K Scholarship awards ceremony at Penwood Church of Christ in Waterhouse on Sunday moved some sponsors to increase their contribution to the event...

Published:Thursday | October 17, 2019 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Just days ahead of the St Catherine Football Association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and election of officers presidential candidate Elaine Walker-Brown is crying foul on the tactics being employed by the current administration and her opponent...

Published:Wednesday | October 16, 2019 | 1:46 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Ath­letics Administrative Association (JAAA)Dr Warren Blake has heaped praises on star sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and has stated that her nomination for the IAAF World Female Athlete of the Year award is well-deserved...

Published:Tuesday | October 15, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Wolmer’s Boys School’s Dwayne Allen and Javair Lynch, two players who were struck by lightning during an ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game against Jamaica College (JC) on September 16, have been recovering in contrasting ways. Lynch had headaches after...

Published:Saturday | October 12, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior men’s football team head coach Theodore Whitmore says the absence of the injured Leon Bailey and Bobby Reid for today’s Concacaf Nations League game will give others an opportunity to step up. The Reggae Boyz face Aruba in Group C...

Published:Friday | October 11, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Denis O’Brien, the founder of the Digicel Foundation, made a personal appearance in the island to present cheques of $2.5 million each to five beneficiaries of the Digicel 5K Run for Special Needs in downtown Kingston on Saturday. The organisations...

Published:Friday | October 11, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Catherine Football Association (SCFA) president candidate, Ricardo Valentine, expects a comfortable victory over his opponent, Elaine Walker-Brown, at the association’s annual general meeting and selection of officers on October 20. Valentine,...

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz ended the Concacaf Group B women’s Olympic qualifiers in the same dominant fashion in which they started after defeating the US Virgin Islands (USVI) 7-0 in their final match of the round at the National Stadium last night....

Published:Tuesday | October 8, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz will look to consolidate Group B honours in the Concacaf women’s Olympic qualifiers when they take on last-placed US Virgin Islands (USVI) in their final game this evening at the National Stadium at 6:30 p.m. The qualifiers...

Published:Thursday | October 3, 2019 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women’s football team forward Cheyna Matthews says her four goals in the team’s 12-1 win over Cuba in their opening Concacaf first round Group B Olympic qualifiers have boosted her confidence. The 25-year-old player expects the team...

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