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Published:Saturday | September 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

Jamaica is looking to load up on its goalscoring firepower for upcoming World Cup qualifiers by wooing one of the most prolific club strikers in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).Former...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

On the field, Jamaica was better than the United States (US) during Gold Cup 2015. At the bank, however, US internationals are cashing in more than Reggae Boyz in North America's top professional football competition.According to figures released...

Published:Monday | July 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

HOUSTON, Texas,:If victory is sweeter the hotter the battle, Jamaica are still savouring Saturday's delicious 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup win over Canada.With temperatures soaring and humidity clinging uncomfortably, the Reggae Boyz snatched pole position...

Published:Saturday | July 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

A team representing Jamaica is taking the country's first skate in ice hockey competition in Canada.Coached by Jamaican-born Graeme Townshend, Team Jamaica, which is comprised of mostly descendants of Jamaicans living in Canada, the United States...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

The roller coaster ride Omar Cummings has taken from a rural Jamaican district to life as a professional footballer pales next to the tumultuous experience of becoming a dad - and his children aren't even a year old.Nothing in the run to on-field...

Published:Wednesday | June 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

GEORGIA, United States:Teething pains were everywhere at the first Atlanta All Heart Track Club Relays here last weekend. But they failed to bite into the enthusiasm of Jamaicans present for the birth of what's being touted as the "Penn Relays of...

Published:Friday | June 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

GEORGIA, United States:Maurice Smith, arguably Jamaica's greatest all-round track and field athlete, is refusing to rule out a comeback years after injury forced him from international competition.Smith, who won silver in the decathlon at the 2007...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

GEORGIA, United States:Two senior runners underlined their form ahead of this month's national trials, while several juniors helped stamp Jamaica's quality on the first Atlanta All Heart Track Club Relays here last weekend.Despite competing far away...

Published:Friday | June 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

The ripple effects from the corruption scandal swamping global football may already be hitting Jamaica, as uncertainty surrounds the national female Under-20 team's participation in a regional qualifying tournament this month.According to Hue...

Published:Tuesday | April 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

FRANKLIN FIELD, Pennsylvania:Thousands in chilly 'Philly' froze momentarily when Kingston College's (KC) Akeem Bloomfield pulled up during the Championship of Americas high school boys 4x100 metres at the Penn Relays here Saturday.Concern over...

Published:Saturday | April 25, 2015 | 11:12 PMGordon Williams

Sunday Gleaner WriterPHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania - Justin Gatlin had possibly the best run of his career in 2014. But even after an unbeaten season, when Gatlin dominated world sprinting, the American is aware it could have been even better - if only...

Published:Friday | April 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: A fallout of possibly disastrous proportions for Jamaica's track and field, especially high school athletes, may have been narrowly averted following a decision to restore Calabar High star Michael O'Hara's amateur status...

Published:Sunday | April 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

Every two years, for more than two decades, Jamaica's Danny McFarlane has either been immersed in World Championships (WC) competition or debate about his role in track's greatest spectacle outside of the Olympics Games. As another WC looms in August...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

An ambitious plan to ramp up the quality of Jamaica's football, hinged on a top league featuring professional franchises, is in danger of missing its announced kick-off goal.While the game's administrators claim the path to launch the franchise...

Published:Tuesday | March 31, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

Deepening concerns over multiple issues threatening high-school sports in Jamaica, including possible corruption involving compensation, education and transfer of student athletes, has prompted the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)...

Published:Thursday | February 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

Jamaica women's football is primed for an overhaul following the appointment of United States-based coach Hue Menzies as technical adviser for the national programme.Menzies, born in England, raised in Jamaica and currently the executive director of...

Published:Monday | January 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

The jubilation erupting after Jamaica's victory over England in the recent netball series proved revenge can be truly sweet.

Published:Friday | January 16, 2015 | 12:01 AMGordon Williams

Published:Wednesday | January 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

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Published:Saturday | January 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

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Published:Wednesday | January 7, 2015 | 10:35 AMGordon Williams

Former Jamaica international footballer Tyrone Marshall has been named assistant coach for Real Salt (RSL) of Major League Soccer (MLS),

Published:Sunday | November 23, 2014 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

Jamaica's success at the 2014 CFU Caribbean Cup didn't come without ups and downs.

Published:Saturday | November 22, 2014 | 11:37 PMGordon Williams

MONTEGO BAY, St James:

Rarely has Winfried Sch‰fer exposed himself like last Sunday night.

Published:Tuesday | November 18, 2014 | 12:00 AMGordon Williams

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