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Published:Monday | March 11, 2019 | 12:49 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is at the centre of another contract dispute, this time with coaches and players of the national senior women’s team, the Reggae Girlz, with the coaches denying claims made by president Michael Ricketts that...

Published:Saturday | March 9, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Catherine Football Association (SCFA) president, Peter Reid, says football in the parish is vibrant and kicking and that it is very difficult for someone with no history of service in the SCFA to have the answers the association requires. Reid...

Published:Friday | March 8, 2019 | 12:32 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Senior Reggae Girlz football team manager Jean Nelson says that qualification to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France will definitely have a positive effect on the local game. “The young (local) girls are now looking to become another Khadija...

Published:Thursday | March 7, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

For the majority of last season, UWI FC’s Ryan Miller was a contender for the Golden Boot before ending the season with 12 goals. The midfielder, however, had a dip in form late in the campaign, and UWI FC also suffered as they failed to hold...

Published:Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s history-making Reggae Girlz will headline the annual Bob Marley One Love football matches scheduled to take place this Ash Wednesday, March 6, at the Anthony Spaulding Sport Complex, starting at 4:00 p.m. The Reggae Girlz qualified for...

Published:Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Gregory Jones, organiser of the Victory Cup youth football competition, which was held at the Shortwood Teachers’ College on the weekend, said that including the Under-eight category in the tournament proved a major success and he hopes to find a...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United’s head coach, Shavar Thomas, said he was never worried by his team going down to 10 men after their eventful 1-0 win over high-riding UWI in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the UWI Bowl yesterday. Javon East got the game’s...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Table Tennis Jamaica’s (TTJ) president, Godfrey Lothian, believes the qualities and experience of newly appointed national coaches, Sandra Reittie and Dale Parham, will prove beneficial in their new roles as head coaches of the national programme....

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Jago High School will be seeking a new coach for next season’s schoolboy football campaign after Davian Ferguson announced that he will not be returning to the Spanish Town-based school. Ferguson carried St Jago to the second round of the...

Published:Saturday | March 2, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United’s midfield ace Andre ‘L.A’ Lewis, has returned home after he failed to tie down a permanent contract overseas since he was drafted by the Vancouver Whitecaps in 2014. Lewis was the MLS number seven draft pick in 2014, but he was...

Published:Saturday | March 2, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaica women’s football star Tashawna Vincent says it’s her lifelong ambition to work with the sports governing body FIFA and is glad she has been able to realise that dream after being selected by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) to...

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts, says the controversy surrounding the necessity of having three separate bodies to administrate the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) should be resolved by the start of the 2019-...

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Women’s Football Committee, Elaine Walker-Brown, announced recently that she will be challenging long-serving president of the St Catherine Football Association (SCFA), Peter Reid, for the position...

Published:Wednesday | February 27, 2019 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) President Dr Warren Blake has joined the race for the top post at the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) presidency. A new president for the regional...

Published:Wednesday | February 27, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies, says the upcoming games against Chile will provide the team with good preparation for their World Cup match against Brazil next summer. The Girlz face Brazil in the group stage and Menzies said Chile play a...

Published:Saturday | February 23, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Nearly seven months after his departure as head coach of Kingston College’s track and field team, Neil Harrison, the new man in charge of Jamaica College’s (JC) athletics programme, finally opened up about his departure from the North Street-based...

Published:Saturday | February 23, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Michael Ashenheim, of the Ashenheim family, the main benefactors of Jamaica College’s (JC) new Ashenheim Stadium, which was officially opened at the school grounds on Wednesday, hopes the facility will motivate youngsters to reach their full...

Published:Saturday | February 23, 2019 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Luciano Gama, Montego Bay United’s Brazilian coach, says his knowledge and experience of Jamaican football give him an advantage in his effort to try and save the former champions from relegation. Gama, the son of former Jamaica technical director...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions coach Robert Haynes said with the Guyana Jaguars boasting seven left-handed batsmen, it was very important to draft newcomer offspinner Akim Fraser into the squad for today’s Regional Four-day match against the competition’s...

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In an effort to make the Diamond Mile race more balanced and competitive, Supreme Venture Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) has made a number of adjustments to the conditions of the race for 2019. At yesterday’s launch of the event at...

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2019 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Experienced sports medicine practitioner, Dr Paul Wright, says Jamaican long-distance runner Kemoy Campbell has a 50/50 chance of ­returning to compete at his best again. Olympian Campbell collapsed while competing at the Millrose Games in New...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden FC were left to rue their luck after squandering the better chances in their 0-0 draw with second-placed Waterhouse in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at Royal Lakes yesterday.Team manager Paul Christie said throughout the season,...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica basketball Association (JaBA) President Paulton Gordon says the consensus in his administration is that newly appointed national men's basketball coordinator, Ric Turner, is the person the sport needs to move forward.According to Gordon, his...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation has invited 12 new players to its first senior women's team training camp ahead of this summer's FIFA Women's World Cup in France. The camp will take place in St Ann from January 16 to 21. Head coach Hue Menzies said...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With relegation looming large over former champions Montego Bay United, captain and assistant coach Dwayne Ambusley believes the return of injury-prone striker Dino Williams is the answer to their troubles this season.Williams, the team's leading...

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