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Published:Tuesday | June 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) yesterday opened a condolence book in honour of its late president, Captain Horace Burrell, at the JFF headquarters in New Kingston, with members of the public being invited to sign until June 29 .A release sent...

Published:Monday | June 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Rivoli United and Cavalier finished in a 1-1 draw in the opening round in the Magnum/JB Charley/Jamaica Football Federation Premiership play-off at Prison Oval in Spanish Town yesterday.The home side, Rivoli, ended the game with 10 players as Jeremy...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Rivoli United and Cavalier FC will clash in the Magnum-JB Charley Rum-Jamaica Football Federation Premier League play-off opening round today at the Spanish Town Prison Oval starting at 3:30 p.m.The play-offs are being sponsored to the tune of $7...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Olympic Day, celebrated on June 23, gives everyone a chance to take part in various sporting activities, and this year, the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) will mark the occasion with a 5K run on June 25.Speaking at the launch at the JOA office in...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has named nine local players in a 20-man squad for a friendly international game between Jamaica senior men's team and Peru next Monday at the Stadium Monumental de la Universidad in Peru.Veteran attacker...

Published:Thursday | June 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

After winning the national club title for the fourth time, long-serving Arnett Gardens FC coach Jerome 'Jerry' Waite said his current team is his best ever."This is a special team. The team was written off and came from nothing to something. It is...

Published:Wednesday | June 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Members of the historic Reggae Boyz team to the 1998 FIFA World Cup Finals have expressed their profound sadness at the passing of Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Captain Horace Burrell."It is a sad day for Jamaica's football," former...

Published:Saturday | June 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Portmore United head coach Linval Dixon said that the team's hard work has paid dividends as he looked ahead to participating in the inaugural season of the Scotiabank CONCACAF League later this year.The Portmore team advanced to the new club league...

Published:Friday | June 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Arnett Gardens captain, Oneil 'Bigga' Thompson is focusing on beating Portmore United in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final in order to lift his and the club's second title in three seasons.Both teams will battle for the nation's top...

Published:Wednesday | May 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

With PGA Tour LatinoamÈrica sanctioning its first official event in Jamaica, organisers of the BMW Jamaica Classic, which runs from June 12-18 at the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course in Montego Bay, are promising an exciting few days of competition at the...

Published:Tuesday | May 30, 2017 | 9:59 AMMarc Stamp

General Manager of the Priory Football Club Santano Miller said that he hopes the St Ann club will be third-time lucky in their quest for qualification to next season’s Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL). Priory advanced to the Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | May 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Following last week's terror attack in Manchester, England, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA),Dr Warren Blake, is expecting heightened security measures when the country's athletes arrive in that country ahead of...

Published:Tuesday | May 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GraceKennedy Don Wehby said that the company is looking to use its GK Education 5K Run/Walk to aid its plan to send 10,000 children to school in the next few years.The Run/Walk, which is also officially sponsored by...

Published:Monday | May 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Former Olympic Gardens and Tivoli Gardens High striker Okeem Forth was described as a big talent during a thanksgiving service for his life at the Olympic Way Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Olympic Gardens yesterday.Forth died on the same night...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Dawyne Smith and Kemar Flemmings could be back to strengthen the University of the West Indies (UWI) Football Club outfit after the pair missed the Red Stripe Premier League first leg semi-final against Portmore United.Both players were out for...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Humble Lion Football Club's boss Mike Henry has slammed the non-selection of players from his club to national senior men's training camps over the past two weeks.Losing semi-finalists...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Well-known Santos Football Club administrator, Carlton 'Spanner' Dennis, has been hospitalised, suffering from pneumonia, since Monday morning.He has been admitted to the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI).Dennis went to the Delgado...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Arnett Gardens FC edged Humble Lion 1-0 in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) return-leg semi-final at the Effortville Community Centre in May Pen yesterday.The Junglists went into the game with a one-goal lead after they won the first leg 2-1 at...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

As many as 1,200 of the best athletes from the 7-15 age group will be on show at the National Stadium on June 2 and 3 for the 34th staging of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA)-Sagicor National Athletics Championships.Title sponsors Sagicor...

Published:Thursday | May 18, 2017 | 7:38 PMMarc Stamp

Portmore United advanced to the CONCACAF Champions League first phase following a 2-2 draw with San Juan Jabloteh  in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship final stage at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Trinidad and Tobago on...

Published:Wednesday | May 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

National senior men's team football head coach Theodore Whitmore is continuing the Jamaica Football Federation's plan to invest in local players.A 25-man squad of mainly local-based players started training at the Stadium East Complex yesterday. The...

Published:Monday | May 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Arnett Gardens and Humble Lion will have to wait another day for the playing of their Red Stripe Premier League return leg semi-final match, which was postponed yesterday due to heavy rains at the Effortville Community Centre in Clarendon.The game,...

Published:Sunday | May 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Humble Lion's president Mike Henry said on Friday that the immediate future of his club rests on overturning a 1-2 deficit against Arnett Gardens in their Red Stripe Premier League semi-final return leg today at the Effortville Community Centre in...

Published:Saturday | May 13, 2017 | 12:12 AMMarc Stamp

Caribbean Foods Limited through its Foska Oats brand continues to show its support for sports after handing over a $1 million cheque to Melbourne Cricket Club towards their 2017 programme.The sponsorship will go towards Melbourne's cricket academy,...

Published:Saturday | May 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Overgrown grass, dilapidated spectator stands, and the appearance of a venue that has been left to rot best describes the current condition of what was once one of the island's most popular football venues - Ferdie Neita Sports Complex.Situated in...

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