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Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Brian Phillpotts-Brown, director of sports of Campion College, said he is highly confident that the institution can make into this year's semi-finals of the ISSA Under-14 and Under-16 football competitions.Phillpotts-Brown told The Gleaner that both...

Published:Saturday | November 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having been beaten 2-1 by Jamaica College (JC) in the quarter-finals of ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup, Devon Anderson, head coach of Holy Trinity, said his team is very determined to turn the tables on his opponents when both teams clash in the quarter-...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Robert Samuels, head coach of the Jamaica Scorpions team which competed in the recent Regional Super50 tournament, said local batsmen are finding it very difficult to make the transition from T20 cricket to the one-day game.The Scorpions, who last...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Peart, head coach of defending champions Jamaica College (JC), says that today's encounter against Wolmer's Boys in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition is crucial in his team's quest to secure a spotin the semi-finals of the tournament....

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Following their remarkable 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Charlie Smith on Wednesday, Camperdown's head coach, Christopher Bender, believes that his team now stands a chance of reaching the semi-finals of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition....

Published:Thursday | October 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Ludlow Bernard, head coach of Kingston College (KC) and Marcel Gayle, assistant coach of St George's College (StGC), were both satisfied with the performance of their respective teams, after their 0-0 stalemate in Group H ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup...

Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former president of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Marva Bernard, says she no intention of contesting the election for president of the International Netball Federation (INF) when her countrywoman Molly Rhone demits office next July.Bernard, who was recently...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Omar Edwards, head coach of Tivoli Gardens, said that yesterday's 1-0 victory over hosts UWI FC in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) has helped to lift some of the pressure off his shoulders.Colorado Murray netted the all-important goal for...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Christopher Bender, coach of Camperdown High and Wolmer's Boys coach, Alex Thomas, both expressed delight after their teams booked berths in the quarterfinals of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition, following contrasting second round results at...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

As the news spread last week ago about Luton Shelton's battle with the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), two of his former national team-mates have expressed shock at the 32- year-old's challenge.The illness affects Shelton's nerve cells...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior netball head coach Marvette Anderson said there is still a lot more work to be done ahead of next year's World Championships despite their recent 3-0 series victory over rivals England Roses at the National Indoor Sports Centre.The...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls completed a 3-0 series whitewash victory over rivals England Roses after their 58-43 in game three of their three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre last evening. The victory was the second...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

David Lalor, head coach of Calabar, said they will be going all out to ensure that they secure one of two best third-place spots and a place in the second round, when they take on cellar-dwellers Ardenne in Group B of ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will be aiming for a series victory today when they take on rivals England Roses in Game Two of their three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre. Match time is 6 p.m.The Sunshine Girls, ranked...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Captain Jhaniele Fowler turned in a scintillating shooting display to lead Jamaica's Sunshine Girls to an impressive 55-43 victory over rivals England in the opening match of their three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With the one-point defeat to rivals England Roses in the semi-finals at this year's Commonwealth Games still etched in their minds, Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will be seeking revenge against their fierce rivals, when both teams meet in the opening...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Shamera Sterling produced an impressive defensive display to lead Jamaica's Sunshine Girls to a 51-40 victory in game two of their Lasco Sunshine Netball Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC) last night.The Sunshine Girls, who rested...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior women's netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler-Reid said she is hoping to put on a better performance for local fans in Game Two of their two-Test LASCO series against Trinidad and Tobago tomorrow at the National Indoor Sports Centre....

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

England Roses head coach, Tracey Neville, says her team is highly motivated and very confident ahead of their three-Test series against Jamaica's Sunshine Girls. The matches will be played on October 11, 13 and 15 at the National Indoor Sports...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Captain of Jamaica's senior netball team, Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, says that this month's Test series against Trinidad and Tobago and rivals England are both very important in their quest to secure a medal at next year's World Championships.The...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Paulton Gordon, president of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA), says his administration stands to benefit significantly from hosting this year's second staging of the Jamaica Basketball Classic, which involves eight collegiate teams from the...

Published:Tuesday | October 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions head coach Robert Samuels said is he is confident that the country can win this year's Regional Super50 tournament, which will be held in Barbados.The Scorpions performed very poorly in last year's tournament, where they failed to...

Published:Saturday | September 29, 2018 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

As they set off to embark on their career in the horse-racing industry, female apprentice jockeys Abigail Able, Samantha Fletcher and Tamicka Lawrence are all looking forward to the challenges of competing in the male-dominated sport.Able and...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of Cricket West Indies (CWI), Dave Cameron, said his organisation will be seeking the best individual to replace Stuart Law as head coach of the regional team, pointing out that at temporary solution will be examined with the aim of...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Dave Cameron said he is very disappointed with Stuart Law's decision to resign as head coach of the regional senior men's team.Cameron told The Gleaner yesterday that Law's decision to quit to post comes as...

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