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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...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Humble Lion Merron Gordon is fully aware that his team must win their next Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) fixture against Tivoli Gardens on Sunday in order to stay in contention for a top-six qualification spot.Humble Lion finds...

Published:Wednesday | March 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

New Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) president Paulton Gordon is looking to rebuild the sport, especially with the resumption of the league last month following an absence of four years.Gordon defeated Major Clifton Lumsden by 14 to11 votes at...

Published:Tuesday | March 6, 2018 | 12:10 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) is looking to contribute $1 million each to the Special Olympics of Jamaica and the Sickle Cell Unit at the University Hospital of the West Indies from proceeds of the fourth staging of the Melbourne-Purewater 5K Run/...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse continued their improved form when they edged Tivoli Gardens 1-0 in the Red Stripe Premier League atthe Edward Seaga Complex in westKingston yesterday.Former St George's College star midfielder Cardel Benbow netted the crucial goal in the...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Winston Ferguson, president of the Jamaica Darts Association (JDA), is calling on corporate Jamaica to assist in helping the body to raise $3 million to participate in the Caribbean Darts Association Championship later this year.The team intends to...

Published:Saturday | March 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

President of Arnett Gardens FC Patrick Roberts says that new Member of Parliament (MP) for South St Andrew, Mark Golding has influenced the club's players to call for his removal after a petition demanding his resignation was submitted by members of...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Michael Ricketts confirmed that Leon Bailey and his brother, Kyle Butler, will be invited for Jamaica's friendly international against Caribbean nation Antigua and Barbuda, which will be played at...

Published:Tuesday | February 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

In a commitment to positively affect the lives of Jamaican athletes through healthy eating and sports, JP St Mary's has signed on as the Official Healthy Snack Partner of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF).This partnership with the JFF, in the...

Published:Tuesday | February 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

In the last decade in the nation's top-flight league, seven clubs were demoted after only one season, the latest being Sandals South Coast of Westmoreland.With a strong financial support and proper organisation high-lighted as key components in...

Published:Saturday | February 24, 2018 | 12:10 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has pumped $8 million in a Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) programme designed to achieve a historic qualification to the 2020 Olympic Games football in Tokyo, Japan.The JFF and JOA have formed a partnership...

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

Mitchell, who took charge of the 78 year-old Boys' Town last September, is confident that if the clubs share the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex - home venue of Arnett - there would be benefits for both clubs."We don't need a merger between Arnett...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

President of relegated Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) club Boys' Town, Leon Mitchell, is already putting plans in place for them to be back in top flight in one season.Boys' Town were demoted to next season's Kingston and St Andrew Football...

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

Number-one ranked Jamaica Darts Association (JDA) male player Mark Birthwright is aiming for global tournaments in order to turn pro."It feels good in one sense to be top-ranked, but in another sense, I don't think, personally, I am where I would...

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

Coach of the Arnett Gardens Red Stripe Premier League outfit Jerome Waite says that the club is still hunting the $1 million incentive for the team that finishes the preliminary stage on most points.Portmore United are in pole position on 53 points...

Published:Tuesday | February 13, 2018 | 12:08 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) has banned six clubs from participating in this season's JN Bank-sponsored Jackie Bell Knockout competition due to monies owed.The clubs affected are Cooreville Gardens, Mountain View, Maverley...

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

Boys' Town's midfielder Daemion Benjamin kept his team's slim hopes of avoiding relegation alive when he netted a brace in a 2-1 win against Arnett Gardens in the Trench Town derby at the Barbican Complex yesterday.Benjamin netted in the first and...

Published:Tuesday | February 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Veteran Jamaica Darts Association number-one-ranked national female representative Jennifer Reid is hoping that the ladies can make a strong showing and help the team to win the Caribbean Championship this summer in Trinidad and Tobago.Reid, who...

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