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Published:Wednesday | August 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The first and only time Portmore United participated in the CONCACAF Champions League tournament back in 2006, they made it all the way to the quarter-finals.This evening the St Catherine club, which goes into their CONCACAF League quarter-final...

Published:Monday | July 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaican swimming sensation Alia Atkinson has returned from her brief sabbatical with a bang, breaking national records and setting historic times for fun. The 28 year Jamaican swimming idol who had a disappointing Olympic Games last year, decided...

Published:Saturday | July 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Humble Lion striker FranÁois Swaby left the island this week to take up a one-year loan offer with El Salvador league club Luis Angel Firpo and the 28-year-old is looking to use the move as a stepping stone to greater things."Any local player that...

Published:Thursday | July 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Swim Jamaica president, Handel Lamey, says the performances of Justin Plaschka and Michael Gunning at the recent FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary, was very encouraging and he expects them to continue improving their times and...

Published:Wednesday | July 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's Under-20 coach, Xavier Gilbert, said on a day when key players failed to spark, striker Ebony Clarke turned up trumps, not by just scoring the two goals that helped Jamaica to top their three-team Group B qualifiers over the weekend, but...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Humble Lion Football Club chairman Mike Henry says that he did not make a U-turn on head coach Donovan Duckie after giving him a vote of confidence in the media recently. Duckie and Humble Lion separated by mutual consent on the weekend, and club...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Maurice Wilson, coach of national 400m hurdles champion Rhonda Whyte, believes the hurdles sensation's limited participation at high school is one of the reasons behind her sudden rise to fame.Whyte surprised a top-class field at the JAAA National...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Founder of the Phoenix All Stars Football Academy Craig Butler has hit back at those who argue that he would better serve Jamaican football as a youth development coordinator rather than as president.Butler, who has vowed to seek local football's...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaican swimmers Jesse Marsh and Emily MacDonald have been given the go-ahead to compete at the Commonwealth Youth Games by the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA).The swimmers got the green light yesterday after Supreme Court judge, Mr Justice...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Local coaches, Rudolph Speid of Cavalier and Omar Edwards of Tivoli Gardens gave Theodore Whitmore the thumbs up for getting his tactics spot on in their 2-1 win over Canada in the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday.The Reggae Boyz...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 11:09 PMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's female beach footballers have booked their place in the gold medal match at the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas after securing their third straight win of the tournament yesterday. They whipped Turk and Caicos 11-2.In their opening...

Published:Wednesday | July 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Outspoken Montego Bay United Football Club president, Orville Powell, strongly believes that the next Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) boss should come from within football and insists that his support would go to the candidate he thinks can make...

Published:Tuesday | July 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Interim Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF) president, Dennis Chung, is expected to be elected to the role permanently when the annual general meeting (AGM) takes places in August.Chung was given the role temporarily after less delegates than expected...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Table Tennis Jamaica will end a five-year hiatus from the Caribbean-Table Tennis Championships, as a 13 man delegation is set to leave the island today for Cuba for the 59th staging of the tournament.President Godfrey Lothian explained that they...

Published:Saturday | July 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Reggae Boyz captain Je-vaughn Watson says the group of players at the Gold Cup is arguably the most disciplined set of players he has played with in his ten years with the national team.Watson added that he believes that element is making the...

Published:Saturday | July 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz have come under heavy criticism for the poor attacking display in their Gold Cup match against Mexico on Thursday, despite holding the group and tournament favourites to a 0-0 draw in their top-of-the-table clash.However, local...

Published:Saturday | July 8, 2017 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica senior men's football team, 23 man strong, departed the island yesterday for the for the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament in the United States. The Theodore Whitmore coached Reggae Boyz, who recently lost the CFU Caribbean Cup final 2-1 to...

Published:Saturday | July 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Sprinter Jason's Livermore's manager, Lorenzo Sandcroft, said the athlete is more concerned about his injury, which has prevented him from competing at the recent National Senior Championships, than the doping violation he is now charged with. At...

Published:Wednesday | July 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Arnett Gardens Football Club's president, Patrick Roberts, says Mark Golding is not the club's chairman and has no authority at this time to make changes to its administrative structure.In a report in The Gleaner yesterday Golding, the chairman of...

Published:Tuesday | July 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

New Arnett Gardens football club chairman, Mark Golding, says increasing the professionalism throughout the club and emphasising youth development will be his mandate in the role. Golding, assumed office last Wednesday, the day, former chairman Omar...

Published:Tuesday | July 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The Jamaica Football Federation's (JFF) head of competitions and facilities overseer, Ian Kemble, insisted that no investigation will be launched into the Cavalier/Sandals Premier League play-off match amidst suggestions that the integrity of Sunday...

Published:Monday | July 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

New Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) interim president Bruce Gaynor wants to make a big impact in his two months in the role. The former St James Football Association president says he intend to use his time in office to build on what former...

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaican businessman Chris Dehring said his comments in a recent radio interview was taken out on context, and although he is willing to support the development of Jamaica's football in any way possible, he is not interested in running for the...

Published:Wednesday | June 28, 2017 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott

Newly elected Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president, Christopher Samuda, has promised changes when he fully assumes office.Samuda, who defeated Vishu Tolan 20-16 for the JOA leadership at the association's annual general meeting at the JOA...

Published:Tuesday | June 27, 2017 | 7:11 PMLivingston Scott

Attorney Christopher Samuda was on Tuesday voted in as the new president of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA). Samuda, who served as Secretary General under the immediate past president Mike Fennell, who did not seek re-election after 40 years...

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