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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...

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

Tournament director of the 57th Stock and Securities Limited/Dolla Financial Services Montego Bay International Marlin Tournament, Londie Murray, said that the event has grown immensely since it was revamped four years ago and that they want it to...

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

Two local football experts have given the Reggae Boyz a thumbs up after a 4-0 win over the lowly ranked Cayman Islands in their opening CONCACAF Nations League match at the National Stadium on Sunday.Harbour View FC's general manager Clyde Jureidini...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier Soccer Club Technical Director Rudolph Speid says young Christopher Ainsworth, one of five young players selected to travel to Barcelona, Spain, for a training camp, is a good all-round player and he hopes the trip will be a good eye-opener...

Published:Monday | August 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica senior men's football team captain Ladale Richie has been savouring his new leadership role in his last four games in the national set-up. However, the former Montego Bay United defender believes the young players Theodore Whitmore carried...

Published:Monday | August 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Newly elected Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) president Marva Bernard insists that she wants to put post-election emotions behind her and concentrate on building on what her predecessors left behind to move the sport in the region...

Published:Thursday | August 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Keith Wellington, ISSA vice-president and principal of St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), admitted that the changes to the format of the Walker Cup and Ben Francis Cup - the urban and rural area knockout competitions - have watered down...

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National goalkeeper Amal Knight said they under-estimated the home team and almost suffered the consequences in their friendly international in Barbados on Monday night.The Jamaicans came from 2-0 down at half-time to get a draw against the plucky...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former FIFA referee Charles 'Charley' Barrett believes too much emphasis is being placed on female referees, to the detriment of their male counterparts.However, Peter Prendergast, another former FIFA referee, disagrees with his colleague's...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Local coaches Rudolph Speid and Vassell Reynolds expect a much tougher assignment when Jamaica's senior men's football team goes up against hosts Barbados this evening at 7:00 p.m.Both coaches were impressed with the Reggae Boyz's 5-1 win over...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Chess Federation (JCF) President Ian Wilkinson,said his decision not to seek re-election at the next annual general meeting, set for June 2019, was not influenced by his ambitions to become an administrative member of the World Chess...

Published:Thursday | August 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) President Wayne Shaw says the parish's young footballers are eagerly awaiting the second staging of the NestlÈ Milo One Day football tournament set for the Football Factory on September 9. After...

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs' veteran leg-spinner, Samuel Badree, says although he does not come into the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on the best form, he believes he has a big role to play later at the business end of the tournament.The former T...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica under-15 Reggae Girlz coach Andrew Price says that with Jamaica's poor infrastructure and system of development, it was always going to be difficult for his players to make an impact at the CONCACAF Under-15 Girls' Championship in Bradenton...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's lone diver on the international circuit, Yona Knight-Wisdom, says the next two years of his career will be very important and he is on the lookout for any possible sponsorship, that can help him achieve his ambitions.The England-born...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Martin Lyn, president of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), says local swimming icon Alia Atkinson is most deserving of the Order of Distinction (OD) award that will be bestowed on her at the nation's Heroes Day celebrations in...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Michael Ricketts, says he has been paying close attention to the efforts of sprint legend, Usain Bolt, to make his mark as a professional football player, and that he would fully support a call-up to the...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican diver Yona Knight-Wisdom said missing out on a Commonwealth medal was so devastating that it set the tone for him for the remainder of the season.However, he said, he learned lessons from the experience and that his only focus for next...

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Leon Hardware, Boys' Town Under-17 coach said a motivational speech from club legend, Derrick Denniser, before they defeated defending champion Cavalier 3-0 in the Alliance MoneyGram/KSAFA Under-17 final at Excelsior High School on Saturday lifted...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Jago's track and field team manager, John Leiba, says that the departure of male head coach Rhansomn Edwards to Kingston College will not have a significant impact on the school's programme.Leiba also shared that the Spanish Town-based school was...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following a drop in the number of entrants for this season Southern Conference Basketball (SBC) Howard McCathy Community Basketball League, SBC president, Calvin Martin, says that his organisation will try a number of promotional activities to...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior men's football team head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore has said that with the Arnett Gardens and Portmore United players of the national team away on international club duties, this is a great opportunity for a number of Under-23...

Published:Wednesday | August 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) President, Dr Warren Blake, said the organisation was not at fault for Christopher Taylor not competing in the 200 metres at the recent IAAF World Under-20 Championships, pointing to his absence...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College (KC) principal Dave Myrie up to yesterday morning had not received any official resignation from the reportedly departing Neil Harrison, who is expected to be confirmed soon as the new track and field head coach at Jamaica College....

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