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Stories by Livingston Scott

Published:Tuesday | June 27, 2017 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott

Outgoing Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president Mike Fennell promises a smooth transition of power for the incoming leadership and gives both presidential candidates, Vishu Tolan and Christopher Samuda, the vote of confidence to build on the...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz will meet Curacao in the Caribbean Cup final this evening at 6:30 (Jamaica time) at the Stade Pierre Aliker in Fort de France, Martinique.The Jamaican coaches expect a tough match. In an interview last Friday, Reggae Boyz...

Published:Saturday | June 24, 2017 | 12:34 AMLivingston Scott

Former Netball Jamaica president, Marva Bernard, said when the call came from, aspiring Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president, Vishu Tolan, to run on his team as general secretary, she couldn't ignore it because sports administration is what...

Published:Saturday | June 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The poor weather which affected the island last weekend put a damper on the inaugural BMW Jamaica Golf Classic at Cinnamon Hill in Montego Bay, but president of the Jamaica Golf Association, Peter Chin, believes the tournament still has immense...

Published:Wednesday | June 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Sports surfaces in Jamaica could be in for a dramatic upgrade, if the turf management seminar being hosted at Half Moon hotel in Montego Bay today, has the desired effect organisers are hoping for.David Mais who is one of the organisers, said they...

Published:Tuesday | June 20, 2017 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott

Table Tennis Jamaica (TTJ) President Godfrey Lothian has described the recent multimillion-dollar, four-year sponsorship deal with India-based international sports goods exporter Stag as "one of the best deals Table Tennis Jamaica ever got in its...

Published:Saturday | June 17, 2017 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott

Former director of Jamaica's football, Vin Blaine, said the passing of Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president captain Horace Burrell did not influence his recent decision to resign from the post and take up his new role as Technical Director of...

Published:Saturday | June 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Veteran national senior football, Jermaine 'Teddy' Johnson, believes the egos of young, upcoming players is the biggest obstacle in their careers.Speaking on Hitz 92FM's Girls' Sports Club recently, Johnson said young players lose sight of the big...

Published:Wednesday | June 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Kaleise Spencer's lawyer, Paul Greene, said the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) case against the hurdles star should not have been brought to the Independent Anti-Doping panel, and he was always confident she would be vindicated.Yesterday, at...

Published:Tuesday | June 13, 2017 | 10:05 PMLivingston Scott

Livingston Scott, Gleaner Writer Peru scored a comfortable 3-1 win over the Reggae Boyz at the Estadio Monumental de la UNSA in Arequipa, Peru, in Tuesday night's friendly international. The South Americans dominated the entire contest, making...

Published:Tuesday | June 13, 2017 | 3:46 PMLivingston Scott

Jamaican 400m hurdler Kaliese Spencer was on Tuesday cleared by the Independent Anti-doping Disciplinary Panel, of charges she had refused to provide a sample for testing, meaning she will be able to...

Published:Tuesday | June 13, 2017 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott

Rivoli coach Anthony Thompson could not confirm if midfield general, Jeremy Nelson, will miss the next three games, for the red card he received against Cavalier, in their opening JFF Charley's JB Magnum Premier League play-off at the Spanish Town...

Published:Monday | June 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Defending champion Brandon Reid staved off a tough challenge from Nicholai Clarke to capture his third successive NCB Capital Market National Junior Skeet Championship at the Portmore range yesterday. The US-based Reid also topped the extended...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Skeet Club president Evan Thwaites is expecting a competitive and exciting National Junior Championships at the Portmore Range today starting at 11 a.m.Thwaites said the island's top young shooters have prepared relentlessly over the last...

Published:Thursday | June 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Local trainers will have extra motivation when they saddle up for the 97th running of the Boom/Jamaica Derby on June 24 at Caymanas Park.A purse of $7 million was already set aside prior to the start of the press launch at Caymanas Park on Tuesday....

Published:Wednesday | June 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Former Reggae Boyz coach, Carl Brown, doubts that local football will ever again see a larger-than-life personality and character like Captain Horace Burrell, after the former army man past away yesterday in hospital in the United States yesterday...

Published:Wednesday | June 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Olympic Association President Mike Fennell yesterday said that the country has lost a strong leader in sports.Speaking after the death of Jamaica Football Federation President Captain Horace Burrell, Fennell said: "We are desperately in...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Portmore United are into their second Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final in two years, and although coach Linval Dixon does not see much difference in this team from the one that lost 2-1 to Montego Bay United in last season's finale, he insists...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore Whitmore was left a bitterly disappointed man last week Thursday after a second proposed meeting between the technical staff of the senior football team and Premier League club coaches failed to materialise.According...

Published:Friday | June 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore Whitmore said that the team's 2-1 defeat to Super League side Rivoli at Prison Oval on Wednesday was largely due to an intense workout in their morning training session earlier that day but believes that the team...

Published:Wednesday | May 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

President and head coach of the Racers Track Club, Glen Mills, does not believe that the club will lose its prestige or standard of excellence when its posterboy, Usain Bolt, retires this year.Mills, who also conditions the likes of Yohan Blake and...

Published:Tuesday | May 30, 2017 | 2:15 PMLivingston Scott

Livingston Scott, Gleaner Writer Olympic double sprint champion, Elaine Thompson, IAAF president, Sebastian Coe and Prime Minister, Andrew Holness will add to the already star-studded JN Racer Grand Prix track meet set for June 10 at the National...

Published:Monday | May 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

David Summerbell Jr is currently weighing the options of repairing or replacing his modified Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII race car, which was seriously mangled after colliding with Doug Gore two Sundays ago at the Caribbean Motor Racing...

Published:Monday | May 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

With Douglas 'Hollywood' Gore out for the rest of the season and defending individual Caribbean champion David 'The King' Summerbell Jr temporarily sidelined, young driving sensation Kyle Gregg says that he intends to take up the mantle for Jamaica...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Tanya Lee, vice-president for marketing at SportsMax, said the inaugural SportsMax Elite League (SEL) was relatively successful and plans are afoot to lift the league's profile and appeal next season.The SEL climaxes on Saturday with the final at...

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