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Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Local coaches Shavar Thomas, Omar Edwards, Vassell Reynolds have described the 2018 World Cup as one which was a fantastic spectacle, full of suspense and unpredictability.According to the coaches, the smaller nations came to the fore in a big way...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Carlton 'Sambo' Hammond, committee member of the inaugural Allie Cup preseason schoolboy football tournament being held in honour of former Excelsior Manning Cup captain, Allie Cole Jr, at the school, says they intend to expand from eight to 16...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Lacrosse team (JamLax) continues its quest for a top-15 finish at the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, currently taking place in Israel. The Jamaicans scored a 17-4 win over Peru in their intermediate-round game...

Published:Friday | July 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Members of Jamaica's national football squads can now rest assured that injuries will be comprehensively and thoroughly tested and treated, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University Hospital of the West Indies...

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

President of the Jamaica Football Federation Michael Ricketts says he will await official communication from CONCACAF before commenting on a court ruling in New York that declared that a United States-based company, US Imagina LLC, must pay more...

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Since making his debut at the Jamaica Amateur Junior Golf Championships seven years ago as a promising and talented 11 year old, Justin Burrowes has dreamed of winning one of the prestigious age group trophies on offer at the annual regional...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Coach Jason Lopez was in high spirits late yesterday after Jamaica ended Day One of the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships (CAJGC) tied for second spot.Lopez said it was a very good day for the Jamaican team and expects it to get even...

Published:Wednesday | July 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite losing the boys top 15 and under boys competitor Tristan Brown to injury, Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) President Peter Chin believes the local lads still have an outstanding chance of winning their first Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf...

Published:Tuesday | July 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The inaugural Hoop Kidz basketball camp got a low turn out for its opening at Jamaica College yesterday. However, Basil Jarrett, organiser and founder of the initiative, which is geared towards developing fundamentals and a love for the game at the...

Published:Monday | July 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

One of Jamaica's main hopes in the under-18 category of the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships, which runs from tomorrow to Friday, at the Caymanas Golf Club in St Catherine, will be 2018 national junior champion Justin Burrowes.Burrowes,...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Jamaica's team for the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships (CAJGC), Jason Lopez, believes the local players have a glorious chance to top the tournament which will be held at the Caymanas Golf course, July 3-6."The preparation has...

Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF) president, Joylene Griffiths, has hailed the federation's first ever retreat held at and sponsored by the Spanish Court hotel last Saturday.Griffiths said club administrators and federation executives, for the first...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tomorrow is Hall of Fame raceday at Caymanas park.A number of Hall of Fame inductees from last year will have races named in their honour on the 11-race card. The programme begins with the running of the Dr St Aubyn Bartlett event over 1600 metres...

Published:Saturday | June 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Local coaches, Rudolph Speid, Lenworth Hyde and Jerome Waite all heaped blame on Spain's new coach, Fernando Hierro, for the country's 3-3 draw with Portugal in their Group B World Cup game in Russia yesterday.Cavalier's Speid, Arnett Garden's...

Published:Wednesday | June 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of Wisynco, William Mahfood, says his company intends to take its sponsorship of the Jamaica Derby into the 100th running of the event in the next two years.Wisynco is in the second year of a three-year partnership with promoters Supreme...

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

Grace Alvaranga - the chaperone for young swimmers Zaneta Alvaranga and Jordan Hinds, who completed a one-week swim camp at Nova Southern University Complex in Miami, Florida, between June 3 and 11 - said the local association needs to take a deeper...

Published:Saturday | June 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore Whitmore believes that Jamaica has enough talent to do well at the upcoming CONCACAF League of Nations and the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers.Whitmore, however, remains concerned about a few positions, and he is hoping to...

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's men's Davis Cup team failed to advance to the next stage of the Americas Group III qualifiers despite scoring a 2-1 win over Honduras in their final match of the group in Escazu, Costa Rica, yesterday.The Jamaican team, which needed to win...

Published:Wednesday | May 30, 2018 | 11:16 PMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier's technical director, Rudolph Speid, strongly believes they have a good crop of talented players who can make a big impression at the club's first visit to the Gothia Cup youth football tournament, July 12-15, in Sweden.The Gothia Cup is...

Published:Wednesday | May 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Roman Tavares-Finson created history at the Jamaica Skeet Club (JSC) in Portmore on Sunday, when he became, at age 14, the youngest ever local shooter to qualify for the 'A' class section.The young prodigy was in sparkling form at the 'You can do...

Published:Wednesday | May 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica could consolidate second place in Pool B of Group III of the Americas Davis Cup qualifiers in Escazu, Costa Rica, today if they can score a win over Antigua and Barbuda.The Jamaican team, Rowland Phillips, Dimitri Bird, Marcus Malcolm and...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After a second successive season in the Maltese Premier League, Phoenix Academy product Kemar Reid believes he is not far from making the breakthrough to one of the more prominent football leagues in Europe.Reid netted four times for Maltese club,St...

Published:Monday | May 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

You can do anything, Jamaican Society for the Blind Charity Shoot, overall champion, Craig Simpson said he was specially motivated for the event, being a father of a child with special needs.Simpson, who shot an impressive 97 to take the title ahead...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Annette Atkinson, senior manager for corporate affairs and communication at Guardian Life, said they have gone past the almost 6,000 participants who took part in last year's Guardian Life Keep It Alive Night Run and are on track to surpassing the...

Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Netball Jamaica (NJ) Director Wayne Lewis says they will be exploring all possible avenues to have Sasher-Gaye Henry return as head coach, but warned that the board is not ruling out the possibility of closing the chapter and moving on.Henry...

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