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Published:Thursday | April 9, 2020 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Administrative Athletic Association (JAAA) president Warren Blake has an issue with the World Athletics Championships being rescheduled to 2022. The Championships, set for Eugene, Oregon, USA, had to be moved from August 6-15, 2021, to...

Published:Monday | April 6, 2020 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Sports Medicine Specialist Dr Paul Wright says that it would be sensible for global football officials to wait until the end of July or early August before deciding whether to cancel or complete their respective leagues and competitions. The...

Published:Saturday | April 4, 2020 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) general secretary Dwayne Dillion says the body still aims to complete its competitions. This decision comes after a meeting between of KSAFA officials on Thursday. But Dillon said everything is...

Published:Wednesday | April 1, 2020 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Red Stripe Premier League players will, starting this month, face a 50 per cent cut in their salaries. The Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) took the decision to cut salaries for players and staff at a virtual meeting on Monday. The league’...

Published:Tuesday | March 31, 2020 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

There are opposing viewpoints among Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) players concerning a potential pay cut, as clubs meet to discuss the way forward in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, which has brought the sporting world to a virtual halt....

Published:Monday | March 30, 2020 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Volleyball Association (JAVA) president Rudolph Speid said the postponement of the CAZOVA Under-23 Championship, which was scheduled to take place in the Dominican Republic from April 5 to 12, will be a major setback for the association....

Published:Saturday | March 28, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) vice-chairman, Carvel Stewart, says the organisation is looking at all possible options to ensure they conclude the 2019-20 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season. The RSPL season has been on hold since...

Published:Thursday | March 26, 2020 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Sports Development Foundation (SDF) general manager Denzil Wilks says the disruption to global and local sports because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will create challenges for the body as it plans for the 2021 calendar. Many major...

Published:Wednesday | March 25, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Boys’ Town footballer Shamar Nicholson, who is currently self-isolated in the Belgian city of Charleroi, says the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on his daily life,has left him frustrated, as he comes to grip with life without football....

Published:Tuesday | March 24, 2020 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairperson of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) women’s committee, Elaine Walker-Brown, fully endorses the move by FIFA to get more women involved in the decision-making process of national football bodies. On March 9-10, FIFA Senior...

Published:Tuesday | March 24, 2020 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Dalton Wint says that the impact of the coronavirus means that it will be very difficult to salvage the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season. However, he believes that the hexagonal (...

Published:Saturday | March 21, 2020 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

West Indies (WI) batting legend, Brian Lara, said Antiguan bowler Alzarri Joseph, Trinidadian Nicholas Pooran and Barbadian Shai Hope are three young regional talents that excite him. However, he thinks Guyanese batting star Shimron Hetmyer has...

Published:Monday | March 16, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Racing will return to Caymanas Park tomorrow but without spectators.Local racing was suspended last Thursday by the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) following the government’s announcement of two confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus on the...

Published:Saturday | March 14, 2020 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With the threat of the coronavirus becoming increasing real locally, Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) clubs have implemented a COVID-19 safety protocol and have suspended training and most other activities. Waterhouse manager, Kerry Ann Robinson,...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2020 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Michael Dyke, head coach of defending Girls’ champions Edwin Allen and Dave Myrie, principal of Kingston College, the Boys’ champions from 2019, both expressed disappointment at the decision to cancel this year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Today’s Jamaica versus Bermuda football friendly at the Montego Bay Sports Complex is on as scheduled at 7 o’clock but president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts, says this could change. Yesterday, Minister of Health Dr...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite giving up an injury-time goal to only come away with a point from their Monday night Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game against Waterhouse, Arnett Gardens’ coach Alex Thomas says they are still in the race for a top- six berth. Kemal...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Angus Arthur became the first Jamaican to win an international wrestling gold medal after he defeated Costa Rica’s Maxwell Lacey Garita 13-1 in the 92kg men’s freestyle weight class at the Pan American Games on Sunday. Jamaica Wrestling Federation...

Published:Monday | March 9, 2020 | 12:31 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens heaped pressure on rivals Arnett Gardens in the battle for a top six spot in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) after a comfortable 5-1 win over relegation-bound Vere United at the Edward Seaga Complex yesterday. Davian Garrison (...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens coach, Philip Williams, believes victory over relegation bound Vere United in this weekend’s round of Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) games will strengthen their bid for a top six place. Tivoli, 40 points, are one place outside the...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz team manager, Roy Simpson, does not expect the international friendly between Jamaica and the Bermuda national team on Wednesday at the Montego Bay Sports Complex to be postponed by the coronavirus outbreak. “We will continue to consult...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica Martin Lyn expects more medals and better times when Jamaica take the pool at the Carifta Swimming Championships, slated for April 11-14 in Barbados. Jamaica placed second behind The Bahamas at...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2020 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite losing to hosts Dominican Republic in the quarterfinals of the Concacaf Under-20 Women’s Championship yesterday, adviser Hubert Busby said he was proud of the performances of Jamaica’s young Reggae Girlz throughout the tournament. Jamaica...

Published:Wednesday | March 4, 2020 | 12:39 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following a mystery virus scare at the nation’s only racehorse track, Caymanas Park, last week, senior Jamaica Racing Commission veterinarian Dr St Aubyn Bartlett says things are ‘back to normal’. Last week a number horses at the track were...

Published:Monday | March 2, 2020 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United’s head coach, Ricardo ‘Bibi’ Gardner, insists their recent disappointments at the Caribbean Club Championship and Concacaf Champions League, have not dented their confidence despite suffering a 1-0 loss to Tivoli Gardens in the Red...

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