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Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey

Andrew Price, assistant coach of Jamaica’s senior women’s team, says there will be no surprises when the coaching staff selects its 23-member Reggae Girlz squad to represent the country at next month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. The Reggae...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey

Assistant coach Andrew Price says that 14 members of the Reggae Girlz’ 23-player squad to this year’s FIFA Women’s Cup tournament in France will be selected shortly. Price said that the coaches were very impressed with the Reggae Girlz’...

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2019 | 12:25 AMRobert Bailey

President of the International Netball Federation (INF) Molly Rhone says tickets for this year’s Netball World Cup (NWC) tournament in England have already been sold out. The tournament, which is held every four years, will be staged in...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Three-time RJRGLEANER National Sportswoman of the Year, Alia Atkinson has called for more support for Jamaican athletes who are striving to become world beaters.Speaking after she captured her third title at a glittering awards function at The...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Wilford 'Billy' Heaven says he is yet to receive a report from match officials on why play was suspended for four hours on the opening day of the Jamaica Scorpions versus Trinidad and Tobago WICB...

Published:Thursday | January 10, 2019 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey

Fabian Taylor, the head coach of Harbour View FC, has described yesterday's 1-0 win over UWI FC as a real morale booster in their quest for a top-six spot in the Red Stripe Premier League.Shemar Nairne netted the all...

Published:Sunday | January 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Wilford 'Billy' Heaven says that strict guidelines will be followed in the selection of the new head coach of the country's senior men's team.Heaven told The Sunday Gleaner that the post will be...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:02 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica Scorpions will be seeking their first win in the Regional 4-Day competition when they take on the Windward Islands Volcanoes in their day/night encounter at Sabina Park. The match is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. The Scorpions will enter...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:51 AMRobert Bailey

Donovan White, the president of Red Stripe Premier League leaders Waterhouse, says Sunday’s international charity match against Maltese club St Andrews FC at the Waterhouse Football Stadium is a great opportunity for his players to...

Published:Sunday | December 2, 2018 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey

Dave Myrie, principal of newly crowned ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup champions Kingston College (KC) was at a lost for words, and in tears, after his school's narrow 3-2 come-from-behind win over North Street rivals St George's College on Friday...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Olympian Dr Gregory Haughton says that a great deal of emphasis should be placed on mental training for the country's track and field athletes if the nation wants to maintain its dominance in the sport.Speaking to The Sunday Gleaner after giving the...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:23 AMRobert Bailey

Portmore United's Ricardo Morris has expressed his delight after he netted his first goal of the season to carry his team to a hard-fought 1-0 win over Montego Bay United (MBU) in their Red Stripe Premier League encounter at the Spanish Town Prison...

Published:Sunday | November 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Head coach of St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS), Omar Wedderburn, says his team is now highly motivated after they knocked defending champions Kingston College (KC) out of this year's ISSA Champions Cup, after an exciting 6-5 penalty shoot-out victory...

Published:Sunday | October 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Camperdown High are seeking their first Manning Cup title in 36 years, and they appear set to seal a semi-final spot ahead of one of North Street's kingpins in this year's competition.Yesterday, the east Kingston-based Camperdown remained on course...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:31 AMRobert Bailey

Despite her failure to record a victory from 11 mounts so far, female apprentice jockey Abigail Able, is remaining confident that she will soon past the winning post in front. Able along with fellow jockeys Tamicka Lawrence and Samantha...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 11:12 PMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will be aiming to whitewash rivals England Roses when both teams meet in game three of the Three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre this evening. The Jamaicans, who have won the first two matches...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls clinched the Three-Test Lasco Sunshine Netball Series against England at the National Indoor Sports Centre last night with an impressive 58-39 victory in Game Two.Head coach Marvette Anderson was extremely pleased with the...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Brendon Freckleton netted a five-timer to lead Calabar to a 12-0 victory over Ardenne High in Group B and a spot in the second round of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition yesterday.Freckleton netted his goals in the second, ninth, 13th, 30th,...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

A confident Sunshine Girls unit will take on Caribbean rivals Trinidad and Tobago in their opening match of their two-Test series at National Indoor Sports Centre today. Match time is 5 p.m.The Marvette Anderson-coached Sunshine Girls are ranked...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Andrew Peart, coach of defending champions Jamaica College (JC), said yesterday's close 3-2 victory over Hydel High in Group F of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition will help to build his team's confidence in its quest to retain the title....

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 9:40 PMRobert Bailey

Calabar High school track and field star Dejour Russell believes there should be no conflict between academics and sports in schools, noting that student athletes must put their education first at all times. Russell, who is current ISSA/...

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey

Assistant coach of Jamaica's senior women's netball team, Winston Nevers, said the Sunshine Girls have intensified their preparations ahead of their two-match and three-Test series against Trinidad and Tobago and England, respectively....

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Sunshine Girls defender Shamera Sterling has added another accolade to her impressive season this year after she was named a Gilbert Brand Ambassador.Sterling told The Sunday Gleaner that she was delighted as Gilbert is one of the most recognised...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

St George's College's assistant coach, Marcel Gayle, hailed his team's goalscoring form following their 6-1 victory over Cumberland High in a ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match at Winchester Park yesterday.Chantomoi Taylor (fourth and 21st), Damani...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Former national striker Ricardo Fuller says he is very close to fulfilling his lifelong dream of becoming a certified coach. He is now in the final stages of obtaining his UEFA B licence in England.Fuller, who presented Stoke City in the English...

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