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Published:Wednesday | August 9, 2017 | 12:16 AMMarc Stamp

Newly appointed Portmore United coach Shavar Thomas says his team will be looking to maintain its advantage against CD Plaza Amador in the second leg round-of-sixteen clash in the CONCACAF League tonight at the Estadio Rommel Fernandez in Panama...

Published:Wednesday | August 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Ricardo Chong, head coach of Jamaica's team, said they will need major support to prepare for round-three competition in the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Championship Qualifiers.Jamaica advanced after finishing runners-up in the...

Published:Saturday | July 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Coach of Jamaica's senior women's volleyball team Dr Ricardo Chong said the team was still not playing at full potential after they pulled off their second straight win in the CAZOVA Championships.Jamaica comfortably defeated Curacao 25-20, 25-20, 25...

Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Coach of Jamaica's senior women volleyball team, Dr Ricardo Chong, admitted that his players were a bit nervous in the opening game of the CAZOVA championships but will improve.Jamaica defeated the US Virgin Island 25-16, 25-18, 25-17 for a 3-0...

Published:Wednesday | July 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

President of the Jamaica Volleyball Association (JaVA) Rudolph Speid said the local girls are ready to dethrone Trinidad and Tobago and become the number one ranked Caribbean country.Speid made his comments yesterday ahead today's start of the...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Jamaica will continue its quest for a place in the 2018 World Championship of Indoor Volleyball when it hosts the CAZOVA Senior Women Championships at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston, starting tomorrow until July 31.Eight Caribbean...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

G.C. Foster College 800m runner Daniel Glave is urging the Jamaica Athletic Administrative Association (JAAA) and the private sector to put more interest in and to invest in distance running so it can be a success like the sprints and hurdles events...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 12:12 AMMarc Stamp

Nestle Jamaica Limited, under its Milo brand, has pumped $8 million into this year's staging of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Under-13 and Under-15 leagues. The leagues kick off on July 30."Our sponsorship this year strikes...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Jamaica's captain and goalkeeper Andre Blake is looking to continue his outstanding performance when the team face-off against the region's kingpin Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final tomorrow.The Reggae Boyz booked their spot with a 2-1 win...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Head coach of Jamaica Women's Under-20 football team Xavier Gilbert is confident that his side can advance to the final round of the CONCACAF Caribbean Zone qualifiers.The team is scheduled to depart this morning for the Under-20 qualifiers in...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Jamaica continued their unbeaten run in the CONCACAF Gold Cup when they battled to a 1-1 draw against El Salvador at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, yesterday.The Reggae Boyz, who had already qualified to the quarter-final knockout stage, ended...

Published:Friday | July 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Jamaica's team leader for the sixth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG), Dalton Bailey, has said that the athletes are in high spirits ahead of today's departure to Nassau, Bahamas.The CYG is scheduled for July 18-23 at the Thomas Robinson...

Published:Friday | July 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) board has appointed Wendell Downswell as acting director of football for two months.The position was made vacant when Vin Blaine resigned last month. Downswell's interim role was ratified by the JFF's board...

Published:Monday | July 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Jamaica's senior men's football team will face Canada in a friendly international on September 2 at the BMO field in Toronto.The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) confirmed the game in a media release last weekend.The teams first met on March 13,...

Published:Saturday | July 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Jamaica's number one ranked Under-12 and Under-14 tennis player, Daniel Azar, has his sights set on leading a three-member team to success at the Confederation de Tenis de Centroamerica Caribe (COTECC) 12 and Under championships in Dominican...

Published:Saturday | July 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Jamaica Scorpions selected two overseas players in their 15-man squad at the 2017-18 Cricket West Indies Professional League draft announced yesterday at the Pegasus Hotel in New Kingston yesterday.They are Trevon Griffith of Guyana and Steven...

Published:Thursday | July 6, 2017 | 12:43 AMMarc Stamp

President of the Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA) Christopher Samuda said that it has been a hard journey but they are ready to compete at the two upcoming global championships. The JPA selected teams for the 2017 IPC London World Para...

Published:Monday | July 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Sandals South Coast advanced to the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) for the first time when they held Cavalier SC to a 1-1 draw in the final round of the Magnum-Charley's JB-JFF promotion play-off series at Stadium East Complex yesterday.Cavalier,...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Technical director of Cavalier Rudolph Speid has promised that he won't be easing up against Sandals South Coast in the final round in the Magnum/Charley's JB/JFF Premier League play-off series today at the Stadium East Complex, starting at 3:30 p.m...

Published:Friday | June 30, 2017 | 12:10 AMMarc Stamp

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has named nine players from local Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) clubs in the 23-man squad for the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament to be staged in the United States next month. Among the local players are the...

Published:Wednesday | June 28, 2017 | 12:15 AMMarc Stamp

Sports minister Olivia 'Babsy' Grange was among the many persons who attended the public viewing of the body of the late Jamaica Football Federation president Captain Horace Burrell at the National Arena yesterday.Captain Burrell, a retired army...

Published:Tuesday | June 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

The Jamaica Football Federation's (JFF) board of directors is expected to make a decision on whether an interim president will be named, at a meeting on July 1 at the body's headquarters in New Kingston."The process is straightforward according to...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

A Jeremy Nelson hat-trick handed Rivoli United hopes of qualification to next season's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) when they defeated Sandals South Coast 4-1 at the Spanish Town Prison Oval in the Magnum/Charley's JB Rum JFF Premier League play...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 9:09 PMMarc Stamp

Curacao defeated Jamaica 2-1 in the ScotiaBank CFU Caribbean Cup final at the Stade Pierre-Aliker stadium in Fort-De-France, Martinique last night. Elson Hooi scored both goals for Curacao, while Jamaica's defender Rosario...

Published:Saturday | June 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Darren Fox, Stallion Seasons sales manager, Darley Stallions in the United States of America, has called on Jamaicans to apply for entry into the Godolphin Flying Start programme in 2019.The Godolphin Flying Start programme is a two-year full time...

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