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Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior team head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore said that although the team has been ravaged by injuries to a number of senior players, his objective is to go to Bonaire, score lots of goals, keep a clean sheet, and come home with the...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Price, assistant coach of Jamaica's Reggae Girlz, is imploring the team to make the most of their opportunity to qualify for the Women's World Cup, having played themselves in a position to do so at the ongoing Concacaf qualifiers in the US....

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Arnett Gardens FC, Jerome Waite, has heaped praise on goalkeeper Mikhail Harrison and captain Marvin Morgan, following his team's 1-0 win over archrivals Tivoli Gardens in the Red Stripe Premier League at the Anthony Spaulding Sports...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Charlie Smith High's coach Jerome Waite praised his reserve players yesterday after they showed 'character' to earn a 2-2 draw against hosts Norman Manley High in an ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Group C match.Waite rested a number of injured starters...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Haile Selassie High School go into their Group E ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match this afternoon at home against second-placed Excelsior High, just two points off the pace.Since the start of the season,St Catherine High and Excelsior, both on 18...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After going down 2-0 to Portmore United for their second successive defeat in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), Cavalier coach, Rudolph Speid says they will be keeping faith with the youngsters.Last-season semi-finalists Cavalier defeated Reno...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Donovan Wilson, the agent of outstanding Jamaican jockey, Omar Walker, said the six-time champion jockey, who become only the seventh jockey to ride a 1000 winners at Caymanas Park on Saturday, is certainly one of the best riders of all time to have...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Holy Trinity High School coach Devon Anderson said that their 2-1 defeat to Wolmer's last Friday was so devastating that they had still not got over it when they faced Pembroke Hall in their Group G ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match on Monday. Holy...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kellie Magnus, Country Lead for the Jamaican arm of the Fight for Peace organisation, (a violence prevention entity), says without sports, they would not have been able to get through to many of the young people they are trying to mentor and assist...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Boxing Board (JBB), Stephen Jones, says that the (JBB)/Fight For Peace inaugural 'Gloves over Guns' boxing card, which takes place on Saturday at the Denham Town Community Centre, is just the start of a broader initiative....

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

"I made a diving decision to train in Edinburgh for the remainder of the Olympic cycle. This is because of the growing programme up here and the quality of the head coach. I made the decision after the suggestion from my old (Leeds) coach Edwin...

Published:Monday | October 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of MX (MotoCross) Jamaica Chris Lee says the daCosta Farm race track, which was set to host Round 3 of the 2018 MotoCross Summer Series yesterday, is in need of better maintenance if it is to overcome tough weather conditions.The track, on...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Andrew Technical High school's (STATHS) standout goalkeeper, Jaedin White, thinks this year's team is just as good as last season's and is confident that they will have a successful schoolboy football campaign.White, while admitting that the team...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

He is expected to lead Jamaica College this season, but while Shaneil Thomas has not started the season with the bang that most ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup followers were anticipating, the 17-year-old forward says that he is satisfied with his...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St George's College's coach, Neville Bell, said the difference between his team and St Andrew Technical was goalkeeper Jaedin White, who continued where he left off last season, and pulled off a string of saves to earn St Andrew a point in their top...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica College (JC) forward Shadane Lopez, who led the 'Dark Blues' with a hat-trick in their 8-0 win over Kingston High in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game at Breezy Castle yesterday, believes his team is starting to settle down and...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Hydel High School technical director Corey Bennett says he expects a "tough" match against hosts Vauxhall in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match this afternoon at 3:30 p.m.Hydel sits atop the group with 10 points from four matches and leads...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following their 4-0 defeat to Kingston College in their Group B Digicel/ISSA Manning Cup game on Tuesday, Calabar's coach, David Laylor, is convinced that he knows exactly what the problems are and how they can be fixed.Despite losing two of their...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) President Dr Warren Blake has declared his full support for a letter sent by the IAAF's Athletes Commission to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) denouncing a recommendation from the Compliance...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College's coach Ludlow Bernard has dedicated yesterday's 4-0 win over arch-rivals Calabar High, in an ISSA/Digicel Group B Manning Cup match, to the school's track and field team.Calabar have been dominating the 'Purples' on the track in...

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Jago track and field manager John Leiba has described the capture of former national hurdler Maurice Wignall as the school's new hurdles coach and Xavier Brown as a sprint coach as a master stroke on the part of the school.The Spanish Town-based...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Tivoli Gardens Football Club general manager Brian Rose said that he has yet to receive a response from club president, Edward Seaga, after handing in his resignation in July.Rose, who has been with the club for 15 years, first made his name...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Holy Trinity High School coach Devon 'Pablo' Anderson anticipates that they will have a tough time in their top-of-the-table ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Group G clash against the highly fancied Wolmer's Boys at Heroes Circle this afternoon at 3:30 p.m....

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts said the move to abandon the senior Reggae Girlz training camp ahead of the CONCACAF final-round World Cup qualifiers, which takes place in the United States from October 4-17, was a...

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

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Michael Ricketts, and national senior team coach, Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore, are both looking forward to fresh talks with Phoenix Academy founder Craig Butler on the possibility of Leon Bailey...

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