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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...

Published:Friday | December 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Night matches will be played at Waterhouse mini-stadium for the first time this season when the Drewsland-based club tackles high-riding Tivoli Gardens in a 6 p.m. game on Sunday.Late games at the Drewsland complex were suspended last season when...

Published:Thursday | December 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Despite her excellent post-Olympic form to date, Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson had to settle for the silver medal in the 50m breaststroke at the FINA World Short Course Championship in Windsor, Canada, yesterday.Atkinson, who went into the final...

Published:Tuesday | December 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Tivoli Gardens FC's Jermaine 'Teddy' Johnson rolled back the years on Sunday with a vintage performance against arch-rivals Arnett Gardens in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) clash at the Edward Seaga Complex.The former Jamaican international...

Published:Monday | December 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

An inspired performance from Jermaine 'Teddy' Johnson, who had a brilliant solo goal and an assist, carried Tivoli Gardens to a come-from-behind 3-2 win over arch-rivals Arnett Gardens in yesterday's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) match at the...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) president, Dr Mark Broomfield, expects the National Basketball League (NBL) could return next year, after a four-year absence.Speaking to The Gleaner at the recent Jamrockers Classic final, Broomfield said local...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

J Wray and Nephew will sponsor the 2016-2017 KSAFA Super and Major League competitions under the Magnum brand.Last season, the competitions were sponsored under the Charley's JB Rum label, but at Tuesday's official launch of the new season at the...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Kingston College's (KC) 16-year wait for a major schoolboy football trophy ended at the National Stadium yesterday when goals from Fabian Grant and Andre McCathy saw them to a 2-0 win over rivals Jamaica College (JC) in the final of the ISSA-FLOW...

Published:Wednesday | November 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Guyana Jaguars' coach, Mark Agard, has heaped praise on the Jamaica national basketball team, the Jamrockers, after the local players defeated the visitors 82-67 in the final of the Jamrockers Classic at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Monday...

Published:Tuesday | November 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Glendon 'Admiral' Bailey is the new head coach of struggling Red Stripe Premier League Club Waterhouse.In a release yesterday, the club said they had parted ways with Martvin Tate 'on mutual agreement.'Donovan White, president of Waterhouse FC said...

Published:Monday | November 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Newton Sterling's 85th-minute strike saved Arnett Gardens from a third successive defeat in the Red Stripe Premier League at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex yesterday.The 2014-2015 champions, who were still smarting from back-to-back 2-0...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Wolmer's Boys will go in search of their first Manning Cup title in more than 20 years when they square off against three-time defending champions Jamaica College at the National Stadium this evening at 6 o'clock.Both teams scored easy wins in the...

Published:Thursday | November 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Miguel Coley, the coach of defending Manning Cup champions Jamaica College and his counterpart, Vassell Reynolds of Wolmer's Boys, are both confident that their sides will be at their optimum when the two schools face off for the ISSA/FLOW Manning...

Published:Monday | November 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Portmore United's stay at the top of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) was even more short-lived than that of previous leaders Humble Lion, who spent one week at the top.The St Catherine team's lead lasted just four days after they went down 1-0...

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