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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...

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

One of the outstanding performers for Jamaica's Sunshine Girls in their three-game friendly series against Barbados was goalkeeper Shamera Sterling..The tall 21-year-old, who was out of the national programme for about a year while she concentrated...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The 22nd running of the Lotto Classics for the Governor's Cup at Caymanas Park this Saturday is no longer the 'poor man's derby', some observers at yesterday's launch argued. The event holds a special place in Jamaicans' hearts because it is a race...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jermaine Allison-McCracken registered her first win as head coach of the Sunshine Girls, beating Barbados 40-34 in Game Two of their best-of-three Test series to take a 1-0 lead at the National Arena last night."It was really important to get this...

Published:Thursday | May 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Alex Marshall, one of five schoolboys called up to the Reggae Boyz training squad now preparing for an international friendly against Peru in July, is hopeful of getting into the final squad and making his senior debut."I am looking to learn from...

Published:Thursday | May 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

National football head coach Theodore Whitmore is pushing to have at least two Europe-based Reggae Boyz in the squads for the Caribbean Cup and Gold Cup football competitions this summer.Whitmore revealed yesterday that contact has been made with...

Published:Wednesday | May 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

East Kingston businessman Leonard Green recently revealed an ambitious multimillion-dollar plan to redevelop the Bournemouth Bath Pool facility into an arts, entertainment and sports complex."In five years' time, Bournemouth will be the centre of...

Published:Tuesday | May 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Leonard Green, the investor who has undertaken a multimillion-dollar renovation project at the Bournemouth Bath facilities in East Kingston, said a return to the old operational ways is what he describes as a "recipe for failure".Green revealed...

Published:Monday | May 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Word from the cycling community is that current Jamaica Cycling Federation president Kirk Finnikin will face a massive challenge to return for a second term, with a well-known businessman rumoured to be throwing his hat in the ring for the role of...

Published:Saturday | May 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Former national team coaches Carl Brown and Bradley Stewart do not believe that the proposed two-and-a-half extra spot allocation to CONCACAF for the 2026 World Cup will make it easier for Jamaica to qualify for the World Cups Finals.Jamaica and...

Published:Wednesday | May 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Despite finishing a disappointing eighth at the Easter International Cycling Grand Prix, in Trinidad and Tobago in April, Kingston Criterium Junior champion, 17-year-old Brandon Reid, said the experience was an eye-opening one.He learnt a lot from...

Published:Tuesday | May 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Public perception that the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) is on a witch-hunt for West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell and local sportsmen played a big role in the board of the commission stepping to rule that Executive Director Carey Brown...

Published:Monday | May 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Defending champion and Jamaica's number one ranked cyclist, Marloe Rodman, decimated the field by at least a lap to capture the feature 25 lap race at the Kingston Criterium event in Downtown Kingston, yesterday.The former Caribbean champion has...

Published:Thursday | May 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Since its inception three years ago, the CONCACAF Under-13 Champions League has generated a great deal of interest among local clubs, but most have been unhappy with the process used to select representatives for the tournament.The staging of a...

Published:Tuesday | May 2, 2017 | 1:30 PMLivingston Scott

Livingston Scott, Gleaner Writer The hearing into the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission's (JADCO) appeal against the one year ban handed down to West Indies all-rounder, Andre Russell, is scheduled to take place over two days, Monday and Tuesday,...

Published:Monday | May 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The future of Jamaica race driving looks bright after some magnificent performances from the younger generation of drivers at the Jamaica Karting Association, Karting Karnival at the Palisadoes International Raceway yesterday.Duncan Stanley, of the...

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

A late brace by Kaheem Parris gave 10-man Jamaica a 3-1 win over El Salvador and kept the young Reggae Boyz in contention for a place in the second phase of the CONCACAF Under-17 championship now under way in Panama.Needing a win to keep their hopes...

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

Highly respected former referee and sport administrator, Clayton Solomon, popularly called 'Sala', passed away yesterday morning in hospital in the USA after a prolonged illness. His cause of death has not been revealed.Solomon, a native of St James...

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

Jamaica's Under-17 Reggae Boyz went down 5-0 to the United States in their opening CONCACAF Championships game at the Estadio Maracan· de Panam· on Sunday.The Andrew Edwards-coached team held their opponent scoreless for the first-half despite...

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

Portmore United's coach, Linval Dixon, said that the absence of an ambulance for their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) quarter-final against host Tivoli Gardens, which ended 1-1, at the Edward Seaga Complex yesterday, was a big disappointment....

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

Three players could make their debut when Jamaica takes on the USA in their opening CONCACAF Under-17 championship game tomorrow in Panama.The final 20-man squad, which left the island for the championship yesterday, included six newcomers in...

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