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Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 6:02 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore said he was disappointed with the Reggae Boyz’s performance despite their 2-0 win over Aruba in their Concacaf Nations League match at the National Stadium yesterday. Devon Williams in the 14th and...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:38 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Kingston College (KC) recorded their sixth straight victory in this year’s ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition after a hard-fought 1-0 win over Excelsior yesterday. Rajiv Gavin netted the all-important goal for the Ludlow...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former champions Camperdown High took a giant step towards securing a spot in the second round of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Edith Dalton James High at the Alpha Boys field yesterday. Eladeo Mowatt...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:37 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Kingston High substitute Delano Thompson missed a glorious opportunity in the85th minute, which would have secured an upset victory for his team over Charlie Smith in their Group B ISSA/Manning Cup encounter at Breezy Castle yesterday. His teammate...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:32 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The last few months have been very difficult for the veteran groom Wesley Hewitt following the death of his wife. Despite this, he said he remains committed to the job. Yvonne Hewitt, who had been ailing for some time, passed away on June 27 from...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:45 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Sunday Gleaner has been reliably informed that Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts will terminate the contract of national Under-23 head coach Donovan Duckie later this week. This follows the national Under-23 team’s...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:34 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven says that his administration is confident that newly appointed head coach of the Jamaica Scorpions Andre Coley is the right man to revive the fortunes of the national team....

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

General Manager of Harbour View FC Clyde Jureidini says that the club is delighted to have appointed Gregory Bartley and Howard Cephas as technical director and head coach of the team for the upcoming Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season....

Published:Sunday | July 21, 2019 | 12:38 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

LIVERPOOL, England: It may not have been what they were aiming for at the start of the championships, but Jamaica’s senior netball team – Sunshine Girls – will be aiming to wrap up their campaign on a high note when they compete in the fifth- and...

Published:Sunday | July 21, 2019 | 12:34 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

LIVERPOOL, England: Former president of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Marva Bernard believes that the present administration should consider employing a sports psychologist to assist the Sunshine Girls whenever they compete in international tournaments....

Published:Sunday | July 14, 2019 | 12:36 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

LIVERPOOL, England: Jamaica’s head coach, Marvette Anderson, said that the Sunshine Girls must step up their game today when they face South Africa in their third match of the Vitality Netball World Cup at the M...

Published:Sunday | July 14, 2019 | 12:33 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

LIVERPOOL, England: Having presided over Jamaica’s last medal at the Netball World Cup in 2007, Marva Bernard, former president of Netball Jamaica (NJ), said she is highly confident that the Sunshine Girls will end their decade-long medal drought...

Published:Sunday | July 7, 2019 | 12:34 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican defender Damion Lowe says the Reggae Boyz believe in head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore’s coaching methods and is very confident that they will do well in the upcoming Concacaf Nations League and World Cup qualifiers. The Reggae Boyz...

Published:Sunday | June 30, 2019 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Dr Warren Blake says that 2015 one hundred metres hurdles world champion Danielle Williams will not be assured of a spot on Jamaica’s team to this year’s World Championships even...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:39 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

John Azar, president of Tennis Jamaica (TJ), said the country’s promotion to Group Two of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Davis Cup competition is a major accomplishment for the development of the sport. Jamaica will be making a return...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:38 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica captain Dominic Pagon is expressing confidence ahead of tomorrow’s start of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Davis Cup competition, which will be held in Costa Rica. The Jamaicans, who will compete in Group Three of the tournament...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:31 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Assistant coach for Jamaica’s national senior women’s football team Lorne Donaldson has hit out at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) for its management of the flight arrangements for the Reggae Girlz and their support staff for their final FIFA...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:40 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Michael Ricketts says that his organisation is very disappointed with the performance of the national under-17 team during the Concacaf Under-17 Championships in Florida. The young Reggae Boyz...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:34 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Minister of Sports Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange and Jefferson Miller, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Jamaica Tallawahs franchise, both welcomed a three-year partnership agreement between the entities ahead of this year’s staging of the Caribbean...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Dr Warren Blake, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), says that the association has identified three locations in Europe that are being considered as the base for Jamaica’s 10-day training camp, which will be held...

Published:Sunday | April 14, 2019 | 12:41 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Veteran Tivoli Gardens midfielder Jermaine ‘Teddy’ Johnson is still trying to make up his mind about whether he should retire from football. The 38-year-old Johnson, who netted four goals for the west Kingston-based outfit in this season’s Red...

Published:Sunday | April 7, 2019 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As he prepares to make his fourth consecutive Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final appearance when he faces Portmore United tomorrow, Mount Pleasant’s head coach says that Donovan Duckie, he is under no pressure to finally win his first...

Published:Sunday | March 31, 2019 | 12:36 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Texas Tech’s sprint coach Zach Glavash says his institution is aiming to recruit the island’s top junior sprinters as they look to boost their track and field programme for next season. Glavash told The Sunday Gleaner that Jamaica is blessed with...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Richard Gayle, a past president of the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC), says that the late former sports editor at The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited, Tony Becca, made an incredible contribution to the sport and he will be sadly missed by all at the...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven, president of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), says he will be looking to engage the services of a sports psychologist to work with the national senior team. Heaven, who was re-elected on Thursday to serve a third term...

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