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Published:Saturday | January 28, 2017 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott

In 2013, the People's National Party-led government of the time announced that GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport would assume responsibility for the neglected Sligoville Stadium, a gift from the Chinese government, which was...

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The Red Stripe Premier League's top goalscorer 19-year-old Shamar Nicholson of Boys' Town and 2016 schoolboy sensation, Jourdaine Fletcher of Cornwall College and Montego Bay United, head the list of nine local-based players included in the Reggae...

Published:Friday | January 27, 2017 | 12:54 AMLivingston Scott

Coach Ludlow Barker says Calabar High are now setting their sights on lifting a third consecutive all island title after  beating Camperdown High, in game three of the ISSA Southern Conference schools basketball final at G.C. Foster on...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's top equestrian for 2016 and the continuous face of Jamaica showjumping, Julian Hyde, says his focus for this year will be coaching and bringing new talent to the fore in an effort to give back to the sport.However, he still holds ambitions...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Netball Jamaica president, Dr Paula Daley-Morris, says she has no preference as it relates to a male or female coach noting that the best candidate will be selected for the senior Sunshine Girls head coaching job.Speaking on the Girls' Sports Club...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Even though most schools have implemented rules and regulations to curb the bleaching phenomenon such as banning offending student-athletes from school representation, it is still a problem they have to deal with continuously.The extend of bleaching...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The massive and intense media attention schoolboy football has garnered recently has highlighted many aspiring young, talented players and has turned many into overnight stars.However, these regularly televised schoolboy football matches have...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Tyreke Sutherland and Chrissette Miller both attend the same prominent Corporate Area high school. They are both ardent 'bleachers' who represent the school in sports - Sutherland in football, with Miller wearing the colours on the netball court....

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Competitions Director at the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) George Forbes notes that the organisation does not have a position on student-athletes bleaching their skin and insists that it is the schools who have to address the...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Table Tennis Jamaica President Godfrey Lothian wants to make Jamaica into what he describes as a "table tennis nation", and he expects highly regarded Japanese coach Satoshi Takashima to help make this dream possible.Lothian told The Gleaner that...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Chairman of the St Catherine Referees Association Oneil Clayton has called on the Franklyn Brown-led Jamaica Football Referees Association (JFRA) administration to resign. Clayton stated that referees islandwide are disgruntled about how their...

Published:Wednesday | January 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

New national table tennis coach, Satoshi Takashima, wants to take his two years in charge of the national programme to develop the island's best talents, promote the sports and make Jamaica more competitive internationally.Takashima, a former...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Last year, Jaheel Hyde accomplished two of his main objectives by defending his IAAF World Under-20 400 meters hurdles title and making the Jamaica Olympic team to Rio, Brazil. However, for the year 2017, the former Wolmer's Boys' athlete is aiming...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The frustration at Waterhouse Football Club in this season's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) continues to build, as they went down 2-0 to Reno in an uninspiring performance at their Drewsland base. It was their fifth loss from 10 home matches....

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Local football experts Bradley Stewart and Clyde Jurideini strongly believe the recently assembled Reggae Boyz squad, which contains seven new players, in preparation for the Caribbean Cup semi-finals in June and the CONCACAF Gold Cup in July, has...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The Reggae Boyz' 1998 World Cup goalkeepers, captain Warren Barrett and his number two, Aaron 'Wildboy' Lawrence, have contrasting views on the proposal by FIFA to expand the tournament from 32 to 48 teams.Barrett says that many would welcome the...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Former national youth and New York Red Bull striker Junior Flemmings watched from the stands as his hometown club, Tivoli Gardens, carved out a 1-0 win over Maverley-Hughenden, courtesy of Elton Thompson's added-time goal.This was in their Red...

Published:Saturday | January 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Reggae Boyz head coach, Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore, said he has never been put under pressure from the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) hierarchy to select or play any player against his will.Whitmore, who is returning for his third stint with the...

Published:Thursday | January 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

A month and a half after final submissions were tendered in the whereabouts rule violation hearing of West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell, there is still no word as to when a decision will be made in his case.The final hearing in the case took...

Published:Wednesday | January 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

National Under-17 coach Andrew Edwards said the official inclusion of Wendell Downswell to the technical staff as an adviser to the side presently preparing for the CONCACAF final round in Panama next June can only be positive.Edwards hailed...

Published:Tuesday | January 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

With the annual general meeting (AGM) of the Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) scheduled for next month, current president Godfrey Lothian is confident that his tenure will earn him a third successive term.However, former JTTA vice-president...

Published:Monday | January 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Recently retired table tennis star Michael Hyatt gave the Godfrey Lothian administration his full vote of confidence and called on stakeholders to work together for the continued development of the sport.Speaking to The Gleaner at a press conference...

Published:Saturday | December 31, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Craig Butler, the father and agent of fast-rising Jamaican football star, Leon Bailey, has claimed rumours that his son will represent Belgium over Jamaica in international football are false. Butler was referring to a recent report by espn.com,...

Published:Thursday | December 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Battle In Jamaica Basketball Tournament organiser Ludloo Barker says that he hopes that all objectives set out at the start of the competition will be met when it wraps up on Saturday.The competition, which is in its first year, tipped-off at the...

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