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Published:Wednesday | February 12, 2020 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The 2019 champion trainer, Anthony ‘Baba’ Nunes, says after his recent experience with his now four-year-old colt SUPREME SOUL he has no intention of racing his horses overseas again. After a near three-month sojourn in Florida where he competed...

Published:Thursday | February 6, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) senior veterinarian officer Sophia Ramlal says that the Jamaica Veterinary Service Division (JVSD) is expecting last year’s Triple Crown winner SUPREME SOUL back in the island by next week. The JVSD has been lobbying...

Published:Wednesday | February 5, 2020 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former national senior women’s team coach, Charles Edwards, has heaped blame on the nation’s football administrators for the Reggae Girlz’s disappointing showing at the ongoing Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifiers in the United States. Edwards, who...

Published:Tuesday | February 4, 2020 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Xavier Gilbert, organiser of the Tarania Clarke Girl Power Invitational football tournament, held at Excelsior High School last Saturday, said they intend to make the event an annual one with plans to expand and include schoolboys in future...

Published:Monday | February 3, 2020 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden FC team manager Paul Christie said there was local and international interest in the club’s Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) leading striker Dean-Andre Thomas during the January transfer window. But although none of the deals...

Published:Saturday | February 1, 2020 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior team head coach, Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore, has refuted claims that he is eyeing a new assistant coach and that the current holder of the post, Jerome Waite, will not accompany him and the team as the second-in-command into the...

Published:Wednesday | January 29, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz head coach Hubert Busby Jr says said getting a win against Mexico in their opening game of the Concacaf Women’s Olympic qualifiers will be crucial to setting the tone for the qualifiers and he believes he has a squad capable of...

Published:Monday | January 27, 2020 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former president of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) Marland Nattie said the passing of former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, is ‘a sad moment in basketball history”. Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven other unidentified...

Published:Thursday | January 23, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

ISSA competition’s director George Forbes, who demits the position this April after 18 years of service, feels hard done by. Forbes says that he is being forced to make his exit on a technicality because of what he believes are the ‘personal...

Published:Wednesday | January 22, 2020 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Christopher Samuda, president of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), says the body’s 10 in 20 Olympic campaign, which targets qualification in 10 different disciplines for the 2020 Games set for Tokyo, Japan, is in full gear. Jamaica has so far...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 6:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) treasurer Darrington Ferguson says its Annual General Meeting (AGM) has been pushed back to accommodate the association’s audited report. This report will be the first done in the JTTA’s 74 year history....

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:50 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After an impressive victory over Arnett Gardens last weekend, Portmore United followed that up with a controlled display in a 2-0 win over Molynes United in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Constant Spring complex yesterday. Head...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:40 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Christopher Samuda, said Tajay Grant and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are deserving winners of the 2019 RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards, and expects both athletes to...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz head coach Hubert Busby Jr said the team’s late start to preparation was the main reason highly-experienced and qualified coach David Gough was added to the coaching staff for the upcoming Concacaf Women’s Olympic qualifiers later this...

Published:Friday | January 17, 2020 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) director of football, Wendell Downswell, said the federation will make a number of moves this year aimed at improving the youth development mechanism of the country. Downswell said it will soon become compulsory...

Published:Thursday | January 16, 2020 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Clarendon Football Association president Ewan Scott has dismissed accusations by former match commissioner Anthony Cooke that parish Football Association (FA) presidents are monopolising appointments for Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) games for...

Published:Wednesday | January 15, 2020 | 12:54 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) president Keith Wellington, does not believe local high schools are bending the association’s recruitment policies to suit themselves, when they enlist student-athletes from overseas. He does,...

Published:Tuesday | January 14, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

As with the departure of former senior team head coach Hue Menzies, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint does not expect the resignation of national Under-20 women’s coach Lorne Donaldson to have any serious effect on the...

Published:Saturday | January 11, 2020 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden manager, Andrew Christie, is hoping that the transfer of Waterhouse midfielder Tremaine Stewart can materialise before the end of the season. The Gleaner understands that Stewart, who is keen on making the move, had a misunderstanding...

Published:Tuesday | December 31, 2019 | 12:42 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former chairman of the now-defunct Professional Football Association of Jamaica (PFAJ), Don Anderson, says Jamaica’s slow pace towards professionalising the nation’s top football league could have been indirectly responsible for the 9-0 drubbing...

Published:Tuesday | December 31, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Since returning to the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) in 2017, Cavalier have proven very difficult opponents for league leaders Waterhouse, at least at the preliminary stage of the competition. In eight regular season meetings over the last...

Published:Monday | December 30, 2019 | 1:38 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s football fraternity is still reeling from the 9-0 mauling the national under-22 team suffered at the hands of their Japanese counterparts in their Kirin Challenge Cup match at the Transcosmos Stadium in Nagasaki, Japan on Saturday. The...

Published:Saturday | December 28, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

For the sixth successive year, the One Law Christmas Day charity event, organised by Waterhouse defender Shawn Lawes, has not only put a smile on the face of the youngsters from Cockburn Gardens, and the homeless living in downtown Kingston, but it...

Published:Friday | December 27, 2019 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Vere United have spent the entire Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season at the bottom of the standing and coach Andrew Isaac said they are looking to add an experienced centre back, midfielder and striker in January to boost their chance of...

Published:Thursday | December 26, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) newcomers Vere United haven’t had much to cheer about so far this season. However, their outstanding performer of the season, midfielder Xahne Reid, wants them to be more clinical in front of goal. He says that the...

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