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Published:Tuesday | April 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica senior team interim head coach, Jerome 'Jerry' Waite, is highly confident that his local - based team will win their two upcoming friendly international games against St Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda.The Jamaicans will first tackle...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Newly elected chairman of Arnett Gardens Football Club Mark Golding said that he stepped into the role with the purpose of giving the club what he described as a more sustainable business model.Following a well-documented issue of players not...

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 12:14 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Senior women's team assistant coach, Andrew Price, was a disappointed man yesterday after Jamaica were only able to score a narrow 3-2 victory over regional minnows Barbados in the Caribbean Football Union Challenger Series at the UWI/JFF/Captain...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Portmore United Football Club, Shavar Thomas, says he is under no pressure to deliver the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) title in only his first season at the club.After Portmore were defeated in the two previous finals, to Montego Bay...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National women's senior team assistant coach, Andrew Price, says his local-based squad will not be taking Barbados lightly when both countries clash in the Caribbean Football Union's (CFU) inaugural Women's Challenge series, today at the UWI/JFF/...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Barbados and Cuba will kick off the inaugural Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge Series Group B action today at the UWI/JFF/Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence, starting at 3:30 p.m.The visitors will play alongside hosts Jamaica in a...

Published:Tuesday | April 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior women's team assistant coach, Andrew Price, said that the upcoming Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge Series serves as a test for the local-based players in preparation for the FIFA World Cup qualifiers next month.The...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United's top striker, Jovan East, fired home a brace as he led the team to an easy 3-0 victory against Cavalier in the second-leg Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday.They were 3-0 aggregate...

Published:Friday | April 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens central defender and leader O'Neil 'Bigga' Thompson admits that the team is finding it difficult to get back to the level they reached in the first two preliminary rounds in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) after their much-...

Published:Wednesday | April 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Deon Hemmings-McCatty, the 1996 Olympic 400 metres hurdles champion, yesterday hailed the late former Jamaica Football Federation and Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association president Pat Anderson as a kind hearted person who touched the lives...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Head coach for Jamaica's Carifta Games team, Machell Woolery says Corporate Jamaica needs to step up its assistance for young athletes in order for them to make a better transition onto the global stage.Jamaica continued their dominance of the FLOW...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier failed to beat Tivoli Gardens for the fourth time in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) this season, as the teams battled to a 0-0 draw in the quarter-final first leg yesterday at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in Trench Town....

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Tivoli Gardens, Omar 'Tiger' Edwards, said that his team will have to be disciplined in their approach against the youthful Cavalier outfit in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) first leg quarter-final tomorrow at the Anthony Spaulding...

Published:Wednesday | March 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Chief executive officer of Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB), Irwine Clare Sr, says that after 24 years, his organisation remains committed to Jamaican high-school student athletes who attend the Penn Relays each year and has urged others to give their...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National senior men's football team coach Theodore Whitmore was disappointed with the 1-1 draw with Antigua and Barbuda in a friendly international at Sabina Park yesterday.Jamaica went ahead when Antigua and Barbuda central defender Akeem Thomas...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

After competing at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships for seven years, Hydel High School track and field captain, Shiann Salmon, says that it was bittersweet knowing that this is her final year.The 18-year-old sixth-form...

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

A meeting that was set to take place yesterday between the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and Sports Minister Olivia 'Babsy' Grange has been postponed.Ricketts had noted that he would use the meeting to seek assistance in funding a new...

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Veteran Reggae Boyz midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson says that although he is currently out of a professional contract, there are options in the pipeline that could see him return to Major League Soccer (MLS) in the United States of America (USA).Despite...

Published:Monday | March 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica captured the Under-19 title at the CARIFTA Water Polo Championship at the National Aquatic Centre in Kingston yesterday. The host country easily defeated Barbados in a series score of 5-0 to lift the title.Chenille Haughton of Immaculate...

Published:Monday | March 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens moved closer to a second-place finish in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) when they defeated already relegated Boys' Town 3-1 at the Edward Seaga Complex in west Kingston yesterday.Junior McGregor sent the home side ahead when he...

Published:Saturday | March 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Cycling Federation's (JCF) national coach, Carlton Simmonds, is optimistic about the chances of the nation's lone representative in the sport, Oshane Williams, making the podium at the Commonwealth Games in Australia next month.A Montego...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will be seeking the Government's help in funding a new remuneration package for national head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore.This was disclosed by JFF President Michael Ricketts, who says that he will be...

Published:Wednesday | March 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The game is the opener of a double-header at the Harbour View Stadium, starting at 5 p.m., with Harbour View tackling Browns Town in the feature at 7 p.m.Defending champions Tivoli are coming off a hard-fought 1-0 win against KSAFA Super League...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens FC senior players have started the process of putting in Member of Parliament (MP) for South St Andrew Mark Golding as chairman.Golding, who replaced former MP for the constituency Dr Omar Davies last September, was also expected to...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Ryan Miller broke a 10-match goal drought to lead the University of the West Indies (UWI) FC to a 2-1 win against his former club, Cavalier SC, in the Red Stripe Premier League at the UWI Mona Bowl yesterday.Akeem Thenstead scored in the 12th minute...

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