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Published:Saturday | February 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

After below par performances against their United States and Canadian counterparts, Jamaica Under-17 coach Andrew Edwards says they are looking for marked improvements when they take on Cuba in another two game practice series starting on Sunday at...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2017 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott

Reggae Boyz team manager Roy Simpson says the Jamaica Football Federation is hoping to use the current crop of local national invitees to improve the general professionalism among players in their respective clubs.Simpson said when players are on...

Published:Thursday | February 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Rusea's female title success at last week's Western Championships came as a surprise for many, but coach Roderick Miles says it's been in the making after a collaborative effort from the entire school community.The Lucea, Hanover-based school...

Published:Wednesday | February 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The St Catherine Football Association (SCFA) has launched an investigation after a shot was reportedly fired during a fracas between players and fans of Newland and New Raiders FC during a Major League match on Monday.The contest, which took place...

Published:Tuesday | February 21, 2017 | 9:34 PMLivingston Scott

Livingston Scott, Gleaner Writer Jamaica rebounded from their opening game defeat to Belize in the 2017 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship being held at Malcolm Beach, Nassau in The Bahamas, by scoring a resounding 6-3 win over Guyana in their...

Published:Tuesday | February 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Former national football coach, Carl Brown, praised current trainer Theodore Whitmore for his faith in young players and giving them the opportunity to prove themselves. Whitmore started three 19 year olds, in Shamar Nicholson, Kevon Lambert...

Published:Monday | February 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jason McKay, CEO of McKay Security, says the electricity bill at Caymanas Park has been lowered by more than $4 million over the last few years, helped largely by a continued effort to control illegal connections from neighbouring communities to the...

Published:Thursday | February 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

A historic partnership was forged at the Delgado Health Centre yesterday, with the signing of a three-year agreement worth $21.6 million ($7.2 million per season), between the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) and Delgado Health...

Published:Thursday | February 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Reggae Boyz captain Je-vaughn Watson says the new look Jamaica team set to take on Honduras today in an international friendly at BBVA Compass stadium in Texas, USA, at 8:30 p.m. Jamaica time, is on the right path and he expects an improved...

Published:Wednesday | February 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

International umpire Sylvester Campbell believes there is a need for more top-level local persons fit to coach the national team and is imploring Netball Jamaica to increase the pace at which they are turning out international-level tacticians.The...

Published:Tuesday | February 14, 2017 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott

Portmore United, Boys' Town and Maverley-Hughenden do not have the luxury of hosting games at their home grounds, and each of the teams has suffered in one way or another because of this.Craig Walters, president of Maverley-Hughenden, said its field...

Published:Monday | February 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Last August, the decision was taken to include surfing as an Olympic sport, adding it to the 2022 Games in Tokyo, Japan.According to Jamaica Surfing Association President Billy Wilmot, his association will push the International Olympic Committee (...

Published:Thursday | February 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Surfing is alive and well, says Jamaica Surfing Association president Billy Wilmot, when recently quizzed on the present status of the sport locally.Wilmot told The Gleaner that over the last year the increase in the number of youngsters gravitating...

Published:Thursday | February 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Embattled INSPORTS administrative director Ian Andrews has accused the agency's board of directors of victimising him for adhering to the organisation's guidelines and protocols and has called on Sports Minister Olivia Grange to intervene after he...

Published:Wednesday | February 8, 2017 | 11:07 PMLivingston Scott

Two new additions to Reggae Boyz squad..Kingston College and Harbour View midfielder Fabian Grant and Portland Timbers' midfielder Andre Lewis both get their first call up to the senior Reggae Boyz squad which take on Central American side Honduras...

Published:Wednesday | February 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Boys' Town coach Andrew Price believes 19 year-old players Shamar Nicholson and Jourdaine Fletcher, will benefit from heightened confidence after their recent Reggae Boyz debuts.Price, who warned that both players should see this as a stepping stone...

Published:Tuesday | February 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has announced that the National Under-17 men's football team will be based in a three-month residential camp until they depart for the CONCACAF final-round qualifiers in April.For some time, head coach Andrew...

Published:Tuesday | February 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

A release from the Ministry of Culture, Entertainment, Gender and Sports said the Lloyd Pommells-led board of directors of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) has suspended Ian Andrews, its administrative director, albeit with pay, pending an...

Published:Monday | February 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

St Catherine Cricket Club's Oraine Williams believes he is getting closer to a West Indies call-up, following his 146 runs against Kingston Cricket Club on Saturday.The knock was crucial as St Catherine CC registered their third successive hold on...

Published:Saturday | February 4, 2017 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott

Table tennis president, Godfrey Lothian, who was returned unopposed at the Table Tennis Jamaica council elections on Tuesday, says there will be a motion to extend each administrative term from three to four years when the annual general meeting (...

Published:Thursday | February 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) player development programme, will have a new twist this year, after the local beer giant's partnership with Nike.The American sports apparel company will send a team to conduct advance fitness and structured...

Published:Wednesday | February 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

West Indies cricketer Andre Russell left the Jamaica Conference Centre yesterday furious and disappointed after he was handed a one-year ban by a three-man independent disciplinary panel for a whereabouts violation in 2015.The all-rounder looked...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

West Indies all rounder Andre Russell will know his fate this morning when the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel meet at the Jamaica Conference Centre at 10.00 a.m., to pass a decision in the matter of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission's (...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Over a year ago, Montego Bay United became the first local football club to stream its games live via YouTube, and club president Orville Powell says that it is time for other clubs to do the same if they are serious about development and exposing...

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaican female sprinter and bobsleigher, Carrie Russell, dreams of becoming the nation's first medallist at both the winter and summer Olympic Games following Jamaica's historic performance at the North American Cup Bobsled Championship in Lake...

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