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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...

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

CONCACAF president Victor Montagliani is seriously considering the possibility of a shared bid between the United States, Mexico and Canada for the 2026 World Cup.Russia and Qatar will host the 2018 and 2022 instalments respectively and CONCACAF has...

Published:Wednesday | December 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Chairman of the RJR Sports Foundation Selection Committee, Mike Fennell, explained that Wes Morgan's achievement of captaining Leicester City to the English Premier League title was not enough to satisfy the criteria for selection for the annual RJR...

Published:Tuesday | December 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Oneil 'Bigga' Thompson's recent Facebook post that read "think I am going to leave Arnett Gardens in a few weeks" has been much cause for concern among Arnett Gardens fans, while another set of supporters are hoping the big centre-half will be...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

More than a month after their last international outing, Jamaica's Reggae Boyz are set to face Honduras in a friendly match in Houston, Texas, at the BBVA Stadium in February.However, the team is still without a head coach as the last man in charge...

Published:Tuesday | December 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

With the strides made by local table tennis over the last five years under the Godfrey Lothian administration, national team coach Stephen Grant believes that new Japanese coach, Takashima Satoshi can lift the sport to the next level in Jamaica.The...

Published:Monday | December 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) CEO Courtney Francis believes that having two cricketers nominated for the RJR Sports Foundation 2016 National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards is already a victory in itself for the sport.Chris Gayle...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Local cricket analysts believe Chris Gayle's departure from the Jamaica Tallawahs to the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots ahead of the new Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season will leave a big void in the Jamaican franchise - one that will not be easily...

Published:Thursday | December 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

National Under-17 coach Andrew Edwards says the young Reggae Boyz face a daunting task if they intend to get something from their games against USA or Mexico and advance from what he calls the 'group of death' at the CONCACAF Under-17 championship...

Published:Wednesday | December 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The struggles and triumph of the newly combined RJR/Gleaner netball team symbolises the trials which the amalgamated entity will undergo during its teething phase and the values required to make a successful combined company, says RJR managing...

Published:Wednesday | December 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Boxing Association (JBA) President Stephen 'Bomber' Jones says the national team's performance at the Caribbean Development Boxing Championships in Barbados last week has enhance their reputation a regional competitor and set the stage for a...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The absence of a fully functional national football academy to aid the development of the country's best junior players has been one of the biggest criticisms the Horace Burrell-led Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) administration has faced in...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica College's Miguel Coley, the winning Oliver Shield coach for the past four seasons, says the trophy still stands as the symbol of supremacy in schoolboy football.The Sydney Oliver Interscholastic Challenge Shield, or the Oliver Shield, has...

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