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Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National Under-14 coach Aaron Lawrence is confident that his team will top Group F in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge series that kicks off tomorrow with a double-header at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in Arnett Gardens.The...

Published:Thursday | August 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) General Secretary Dalton Wint said that his organisation has secured a friendly international against Ecuador, just two days before the CONCACAF Nations League opener.Jamaica's Reggae Boyz, who are 54th on the FIFA...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Manager of Jamaica senior men's football team, Roy Simpson, said that despite having a better history against Grenada and Barbados, those teams were the best available options to engage in friendly international games at this time.The senior Reggae...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Former national star basketball representative Kimani Ffriend says that he is delighted with the inaugural staging of the Hoops and Friends one-day clinic held last Saturday at the University of the West Indies gymnasium.With approximately 50...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:22 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Arnett Gardens, Jerome 'Jerry' Waite blamed faulty finishing for his team's elimination from the CONCACAF League by Unido Arabe of Panama.Arnett went down 3-0 to the Panamanian club in the first leg of the round of 16 tie on July 31. They...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Veteran broadcaster Simon Crosskill is back as host of RJR's sports magazine programme, 'Sports Grill'. He started yesterday after replacing Patrick Anderson, who is on a leave of absence."I am going back to Hitz 92 and the 'Sports Grill', which is...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Donovan Duckie head coach of the national Under-23 team is pleased that the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has secured two friendly games against St Vincent as they continue preparation for the Olympic Games qualifiers."The national Under-23...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Peart has been officially confirmed as the new head coach of the University of the West Indies (UWI) heading into the upcoming Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) new season.With the departure of Marcel 'Fuzzy' Gayle to Waterhouse, the position...

Published:Friday | August 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National senior men's coach, Theodore Whitmore, has expressed some concern about the readiness of his squad one month before the CONCACAF Nations League kicks off."We have the Nations League coming up and personally, I don't like what is happening...

Published:Wednesday | August 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Matthew Colquhoun will head to his professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight in The Bahamas oozing confidence, following a gold-medal performance at the Pan American Rambo and Combat Sambo Championships in Acapulco, Mexico, late last month....

Published:Saturday | July 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

President of the MVP Track Club and noted athletics analyst Bruce James, during the funeral service at St Andrew Parish Church in Half-Way-Tree yesterday, gave a wonderful story about his wife, Pascale, who passed away from cancer last Sunday.James...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and Lascelles Employees and Partnership Credit Union have joined forces to sponsor the 2018 Women's Football League.Both entities will provide approximately $12 million to run the league and knockout...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:20 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The local contingent, which comprises Olympic track and field bronze medallist Warren Weir, Owen Linton, Reinhardo Richards and James Gordon, are set to depart the island on July 29.They have been in training at St George's College and are set to...

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

The Jamaica Sambo and Combat Sambo Federation (JSCSF) two-member team will hunt glory at the Pan American Championship to be held in Acapulco, Mexico from July 21-22.The team of Matthew Colquhoun and Imran Hall as well as president of the JSCSF,...

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

Wayne Lewis, a director of Netball Jamaica (NJ), says that the board is still in shock following the sudden death of its second vice-president Cora Ricketts on Sunday at the University Hospital of the West Indies."She had a heart condition and was...

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

Head coach of the Bangladesh Test team, Steve Rhodes, is hoping for a turnaround in form when the tourists face hosts West Indies in the second and final Test at Sabina Park, starting tomorrow.After suffering a massive defeat by an innings and 219...

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National Under-23 coach Donovan Duckie said that taking charge of Mount Pleasant Football Academy's senior team was an easy decision for him after it was confirmed that he will be leading the recently promoted team in next season's Red Stripe...

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Lacrosse Association (JLA) men's team will become the first Caribbean country to participate in the Federation of International Lacrosse Association (FILA) World Championship Games from July 12 - 22 in Netanya, Israel.The JLA, which was...

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

An emotional Donovan Duckie led Mount Pleasant Football Academy to next season's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) as joint head coach following his team's 2-1 victory against Barbican FC in the final round of the Magnum/Charley's JB promotion play-...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens FC head coach Jerome 'Jerry' Waite said that his team's preparation for the second edition of the CONCACAF League kicked off yesterday and he said that the club is looking forward to exposing players to professional clubs overseas....

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National senior women's football team assistant coach Andrew Price has labelled host country Russia as the most impressive team six days into the FIFA World Cup.Russia swamped Saudi Arabia 5-0 on last Thursday's opening day then beat Egypt 3-1 on...

Published:Monday | June 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Barbican FC head coach Wayne Campbell is happy for his team's 1-0 win against Wadadah FC but disappointed with their performance in the Magnum/Charley's JB/JFF Premier League promotion play-off series at the Barbican Complex yesterday.Barbican...

Published:Friday | June 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens Red Stripe Premier League coach, Omar Edwards, says yesterday's 5-0 win by Russia in the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, is a big boost for the host country."This is the ideal start for Russia. To score five goals and not...

Published:Wednesday | June 13, 2018 | 12:32 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Four leading local sports administrators are split down the middle between defending champions Germany and five-time winners Brazil a day before the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the 81,000-seat Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow....

Published:Friday | June 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is elated that CONCACAF has accepted its bid to host the Caribbean Women's Final Round Qualifiers at the National Stadium from August 25 to September 2.First-round group winners Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda,...

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