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Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The inaugural St Catherine Under-20 Football Competition came to a climactic end at Spanish Town Prison Oval on Sunday, and St Catherine FA President Peter Reid said the tournament was a bigger success than he anticipated.In 2012, only the Under-17...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica senior netball team coach, Minneth Reynolds, said they selected the 12 best available players for the Netball World Cup, which ended in Sydney on Sunday.Jamaica went into the tournament confident of coming away with the top prize, but walked...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Netball Jamaica President Marva Bernard defended her players and their fourth-place finish at the just-concluded Netball World Cup in Australia, on their return to the island Monday night.The Sunshine Girls left the country at the start of the month...

Published:Monday | August 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Top local netball coach Winston Nevers says if the Sunshine Girls intend to get on par with world champions Australia and number two New Zealand, there are three areas they must work on.The many-time national champion coach said the Jamaicans'...

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

There is a growing interest for Reggae Boyz left-back Kemar Lawrence, who is said to be on the watch list of English Premier League (EPL) outfit Newcastle United, according to the website SBANATION.com.However, the club's interest in the player...

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Technical Director Jill McIntosh said the Sunshine Girls have no room for error in their remaining Pool E games at the Netball World Cup, warning that their opponents are no pushovers."We have to win our two games to be in the semi-final. We have to...

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Sunshine Girls captain Nicole Aiken-Pinnock says despite going down to their second defeat at the Netball World Cup in Australia, to New Zealand in their Pool E qualification round opener yesterday, they walked away from the game knowing that the...

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Since 2004, Jamaica's Under-23 men's football team has not made it to the CONCACAF Final round of the Olympic qualifiers, with the team making early exits against underrated Caribbean opponents on the last two occasions.However, assistant coach...

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls were in a militant mood yesterday, as they rebounded from the disappointment of their Pool B defeat to England in the 2015 Netball World Cup in Australia to dispatch Scotland 71-24 in a one-sided affair.The result meant...

Published:Monday | August 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica swim aficionado, Jackie Walter, says Jamaican Alia Atkinson is on track to challenge for a gold at next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Atkinson won her second medal at the FINA World Championships, when she placed second in the...

Published:Saturday | August 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The seventh staging of the David 'Wagga' Hunt Football Extravaganza and Scholarship Initiative will be staged today at the UWI Bowl, Mona.Three games are down to be contested, starting at 1 p.m. with a Masters game between Pelican and Clarendon...

Published:Friday | August 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's team to the IAAF World Championships will stage a ten-day training camp in Tottori Prefecture in Southern Japan, before travelling to Beijing, China, for the August 22-30 meet.The camp will be at little or no cost to the Jamaica...

Published:Thursday | August 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The final three members of Jamaica's World Masters Athletics Championships team left the island last night for the Games, which got under way Tuesday in Lyon France.Two 400 metres representatives, Robert Grant and Gavin Shand, along with 5,000m...

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Natalie Neita-Headley, minister without portfolio with responsibility for sports, is not against the practice of athletes switching allegiance, reasoning that people are going to take advantage of opportunities to improve themselves and their...

Published:Saturday | August 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Sunshine Girls have two of the most talented and highly rated goal shooters on the planet in Romelda Aiken and Jhaniele Fowler-Reid. But no matter how excellent a team's goal shooters are, they need players to complement them in order for...

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

After months of intense preparation, Jamaica's senior netball team, the Sunshine Girls, left the island this morning for Australia, where they will take part in the 2015 Netball World Cup in Sydney from August 6-16.The delegation includes coaches...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's assistant coach, Miguel Coley, said the Reggae Boyz fell just short of their main objectives in a two-year plan when they were beaten by Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Sunday.Coley revealed that when the German coach took over in...

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Led by a game-high 25 points and 10 rebounds from Kwame Lawrence, the finals' most valuable player, Arnett Gardens Rockers overcame a determined effort from Upper Room Church to win game three of their WorldNet/Southern Basketball Conference (SBC)...

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA) president, Mark Broomfield, has once again emphasised the importance of having security at community-hosted games, after a minor disturbance during game three of the WorldNet/Southern Basketball Conference (SBC...

Published:Friday | July 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

National Commercial Bank (NCB) has joined the corporate companies that have offered to give the Sunshine Girls a helping hand in their push for glory at next month's Netball World Cup in Australia.On Wednesday, the bank announced that it had adopted...

Published:Wednesday | July 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Coach of the Jamaica Under-17 girls, Lorne Donaldson, says the players must improve if they are to make it to the World Cup finals, in Jordan, next year.The young Reggae Girlz came through the first round of the CFU Under-17 women World Cup...

Published:Wednesday | July 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The Southern Basketball Conference (SBC) disciplinary committee has come down hard on Majesty Gardens for their spectators' unruly beha-viour following game three of the Worldnet SBC best-of-three western division final against Upper Room Church at...

Published:Monday | July 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

When the Sunshine Girls embark on their Gold Rush mission in Australia next month, a majority of local supporters will look to the nation's two most prominent players and 2015 ANZ League joint MVPs, Romelda Aiken and Jahniele Fowler-Reid, to lead...

Published:Saturday | July 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Local football experts have predicted a Reggae Boyz win when Jamaica face Haiti in their Gold Cup quarter-final match in Baltimore this evening at 7 o'clock (Ja time).Former national team coach, Bradley Stewart, says this Jamaica team is much...

Published:Wednesday | July 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The Insurance Company of the West Indies (ICWI)/KSAFA 2015 Under-13 and Under-15 competitions will kick off this Saturday and Sunday, respectively. This was announced at the launch of both tournaments at the ICWI head office in New Kingston...

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