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Published:Saturday | July 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Contender boxing champion and local favourite Sakima Mullings continues his fight to assist and highlight the plight of his two year-old nephew, Peter Mullings Jr, in his fight against cancer.Mullings, who donated his entire match fee from...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Nineteen-year-old Wray & Nephew Contender champion Ricardo 'Magic Man' Salas says that he is determined to build on his success after he out-boxed Richard 'Frog' Holmes to become the youngest winner of the tournament...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

David McMorris, Jamaica Open Division competitor at the Pan American Handgun Championships, currently being staged in the island, says the law restricting local competitors to 200 rounds per day puts them at a disadvantage against other nations, who...

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

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says infrastructure and professionalism are going to be key components if Jamaica is going drive its sports tourism product to the next level.Bartlett says sports tourism in Jamaica has grown and is currently at a...

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

Jamaica's Lesgar 'Speedy' Murdock and Howard Cooke were in sparkling form in the Open Division on Day Two of the Pan American Handgun championship at the Woodleigh Range in Clarendon yesterday.Murdock added another 500 to his score of 481, to end...

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

Jamaica's Christopher Nunes ended the first day as the top individual in the production division, as the locals rebounded after a poor start in that section on the opening day of the Pan American Handgun Championships at the Woodleigh Complex in...

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

Jamaica's swimming star, Alia Atkinson, last night won her third medal and Jamaica's fourth of the 2018 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia.Atkinson, who won the 100m breaststroke on Friday and the 50m butterfly on...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Lacrosse coach Dale Walker, believes their outstanding performance at the ongoing Lacrosse World Championships immediately established them as a new 'world power' in the sport.Walker said the stage has been set for Jamaican Lacrosse to...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following Jamaica's convincing 12-6 win over Switzerland in their 13th -16th place match at the 2018 Lacrosse World Championship, being held in Israel, coach Mark Wilson, says they now feel like they truly belong to the sport and don't feel out of...

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...

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