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Stories by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior women's team took a big step towards qualifying for the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge series final round after blanking Guadeloupe 13-0 in their opening Group B game at the Stade Sylvio Cator in Port-au-Prince, Haiti,...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following a recent shake-up at the promoting company, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited's (SVREL), Chairman Michael Bernard is confident that the new team they have put together will move the horse racing industry forward.Main...

Published:Tuesday | May 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary and Former Manchester FA President Dalton Wint has responded to Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Vice-president Carvel Stewart's criticism of planned changes to how teams qualify...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

At the end of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final at the National Stadium on Monday night, Portmore United striker Maalique Foster was a picture of ambivalence.The forward admitted to feeling both delight and a bit of disappointment at the...

Published:Wednesday | April 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Godfrey Lothian, president of Table Tennis Jamaica (TTJ), said the Milo Preparatory and Primary Schools Tournament continues to play a pivotal role in unearthing and developing junior talent, which has been crucial to the country's performance in...

Published:Wednesday | April 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tevaughn Thomas, Jamaica's bronze medal para-athlete at the just-concluded Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast, described his preparation for the Games as a challenging one, but is motivated to keep pushing for success.Thomas finished third...

Published:Wednesday | April 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the national sports committee for the Jamaica Teacher's Association (JTA)/Sagicor National Athletic Championships, Keith Wellington, says the phasing out of All-Age and Junior High schools, will have a significant impact on the 35th...

Published:Wednesday | April 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Heading into Monday's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final, Waterhouse coach Donovan Duckie was determined to win his first national title and further confirm his reputation as one of the nation's top coaches.He had taken Waterhouse from a...

Published:Tuesday | April 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Appointing Sasher-Gaye Henry and Marvette Anderson as co-head coaches for the senior netball team raised some question about the capability of the double appointment to work.However, Netball Jamaica President Paula Daley Morris said that in...

Published:Tuesday | April 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) President Billy Heaven says the new Kiddy Cricket Academic Manual is ideal for the sustainability of the sport, both locally and regionally.The recently launched cricket book, titled Chirpy is sponsored by...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Midfield enforcers Ewan Grandison of Portmore United and Keithy Simpson of Waterhouse have been the driving forces in getting their teams into the Red Stripe Premier League grand final at the National Stadium this evening.Simpson, Waterhouse's...

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

In an effort to bring more of an international flavour to the prestigious Diamond Mile, the richest race on the local calendar, and to make the race more competitive than it has been in the past, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (...

Published:Tuesday | April 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Olga Novokshchenova, coach of Jamaica's synchronised swimming team, is calling for more local support for the sport and wants a swimming pool established in Port Antonio, where she and most of the girls are based.Novokshchenova argues that the...

Published:Tuesday | April 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Immaculate Conception High school's swim team coach Teddy Hill says star swimmer, Zaneta Alvaranga, is nearing world-class level, after the youngster broke four individual records in four events, at last week's Mayberry Schools Swimming...

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

The local swimming fraternity received a $500,000 boost on Wednesday from brokerage firm Mayberry Investments Ltd to facilitate the staging of the Annual School Swim Meet.Mayberry Investments Ltd, in partnership with the Amateur Swimming Association...

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

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Mike Ricketts, said the federation is contemplating having one of its members run for a board position at the next regional Congress in Russia on June 11.The region's governing body, the Caribbean...

Published:Wednesday | April 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse coach Donovan Duckie has predicted that there will be a lot of 'psychological pressure' when his team travels to Arnett Gardens for the return leg of the Red Stripe Premier League semi-final next Sunday.Duckie, however, said his team is...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Darrington Ferguson, president of Duhaney Park Football Club, said after the restoration of lights at their Baldwin Crescent home, after eight years, that the club aims to return to top-flight football in five years.Duhaney Park implemented lights...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

One more Jamaican golfer will have the opportunity to qualify for the PGA Tour Latinoamerica's BMW Jamaica Classic. The winner of the Jamaica Pro League tournament, set for April 9-10, will get a spot in the prestigious golf tournament, scheduled...

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

Director of Sport at the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica and chairman of the Organising Committee for the UTech Jamaica Track and Field Classic, Anthony Davis, says they will be reintroducing the use of technology in the jumping events at...

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

Tivoli Gardens coach, Omar Edwards, is convinced that his team has the measure of Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) quarter-final opponents Cavalier and expects his players to show their superiority when the two meet in their second-leg quarter-final...

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

Jamaica will bow into action in the 2018 Commonwealth Games today (Thursday, Australia time).The Jamaican athletes will compete in six sports on the opening day of competition in Gold Coast, Australia. The national contingent will compete in netball...

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...

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