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Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Emily McDonald, Jamaica's first gold-medal winner on day two of the Carifta Swimming Championships at the National Aquatic Centre yesterday, is encouraging her teammates to keep up the good work they have been doing so far. This is after the team...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chris Stokes, president of the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation, says the three weeks course for which four Jamaicans were registered in Lake Placid, United States, will help identify and develop Jamaican talent.Stokes pointed specifically...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Clive 'Busy' Campbell, organiser of the Bring Back the Love football match, says everything is in place for Easter Monday's game at the Waterhouse Football Club in Drewsland. Kick-off time is 3 p.m.Although he had secured the venue for some months...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

If Cavalier have a bogey team in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), it's Tivoli Gardens FC.Both teams will renew their rivalry in tomorrow's RSPL playoff quarter-finals first leg at 6 p.m. at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.The west Kingston...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

If Cavalier's Chevone 'Messi' Marsh lives up to his own high expectations against Tivoli Gardens in their Red Stripe Premier League quarter-final first-leg at the Anthony Spaulding Complex on Sunday, then Tivoli are going to be in for a very tough...

Published:Thursday | March 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts is less than impressed with the display by the Reggae Boyz against Antigua and Barbuda on Sunday at Sabina Park and he wants to see an improvement in upcoming friendlies.The JFF boss is...

Published:Wednesday | March 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens coach Omar Edwards says he is wary of Waterhouse's counter-attacking style as the two teams prepare to square off in the semi-finals of the KSAFA/Jamaica National/Jackie Bell KO competition at the Constant Spring Complex starting at 6...

Published:Tuesday | March 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

While they are most widely known for their support for Jamaican schools and athletes during the annual Penn Relays in the USA, New York-based volunteer organisation Jamaica Bickle is committed to assisting other efforts.This was underlined by Irwine...

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A disappointed and dejected Fiona Richards of Edwin Allen blamed officials for her failure to retain the girls Class One discus title at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Wednesday.Richards, who...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships technical committee, led by Garth Gayle, restored the girls' open triple jump competition to a one-round, straight-final event, after coaches (represented...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Petersfield's Class Two female middle-distant runner, Shaquena Foote, produced the performance of day one of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championship at the National Stadium, yesterday. Foote covered heat one of the girls Class...

Published:Tuesday | March 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

West Indies Player's Association, president and CEO, Wavell Hinds describes the development of twin sons, Alex and Corey Hinds, who were recently called to Jamaica under-15 squad as being "transformational". Hinds said being born in a cricket family...

Published:Monday | March 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Lance Rochester, first vice-president of water polo at the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), said winning just one of the four CARIFTA water polo finals at the Stadium pool yesterday is "disappointing". However, he is pleased with the...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The $27.5 million renovation of the National Aquatic Centre at Independence Park, in preparation for Jamaica's hosting of the 2018 Carifta Swimming Championships, which begins this Friday, was very 'pleasing' to Sports Minister, Olivia 'Babsy'...

Published:Wednesday | March 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Titchfield High School's eccentric coach Samuel Lamont said superior tactics made the difference as the rural champs defeated urban-area winners Kingston College (KC) 3-1 to retain the ISSA boys' Under-19 table tennis title at Excelsior High School...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaican international and Major League Soccer (MLS) player Tyrone Marshall believes Jamaican players appear to be having a harder time breaking into the MLS because of their inexperience and lack of exposure to professional practices and...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In his first local clay shooting tournament, Joseph Pinchin recorded a remarkable 96 from 100 birds to claim the 2018 NCB Capital Market Clay sporting championship at the Woodleigh Sports Complex in Clarendon on Sunday. The 17-year-old California...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Resident coach at the Jamaica Skeet club Khaleel Azan, wants an increase in schools and competitors participation in the sport.However, one of the biggest obstacles for schools in rurral Jamaica to get involved is that the Jamaica Skeet Club in...

Published:Thursday | March 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After a closely contested JN Visa/KSAFA Jackie Bell knockout third-round encounter, Tivoli Gardens coach Omar Edwards said his team would have to know what they are doing if they hope to retain the Corporate Area knockout crown.Lamar Thompson's 35th...

Published:Tuesday | March 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Netball coaches Winston Nevers and Sylvester Campbell hold different views on the likely impact of the injury to Sunshine Girls defender Malysha Kelly to Jamaica's chances at the upcoming Commonwealth Games, which begins on April 4.Kelly ruptured...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

American International School of Kingston's (AISK) Peter Mahfood clipped Campion College's Matthew Joseph 62-61 in a closely contested super six shoot-off in the inaugural Tastee Inter-School Clay Shooting Challenge at the Jamaica Skeet Club to...

Published:Saturday | March 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Neither the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) nor the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) have grounds to intervene in the ongoing impasse at the Arnett Gardens Football club between club president Patrick Roberts, the players and...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General Manager at the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), Denzil Wilks, has hopes of reviving a project to build a badminton court in the Haile Selassie High school auditorium after those plans fell through some time ago.Speaking at the launch of...

Published:Wednesday | February 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Joel Angus and Marc Anthony Salmon's quest to qualify a Jamaican badminton team to the Youth Olympics received aboost from the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) yesterday.The JOA has provided sponsorship for the two youngsters who will begin their...

Published:Tuesday | February 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Allan 'Ali' Cole Jr had great love for school and football, and to commemorate the life and contribution of the late, former Excelsior High School Manning Cup captain, his alma mater will launch an annual summer football competition in his honour....

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