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Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

David Lalor, head coach of Calabar, said they will be going all out to ensure that they secure one of two best third-place spots and a place in the second round, when they take on cellar-dwellers Ardenne in Group B of ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint is in the dark about an agreement between Leon Bailey and the federation ahead of his arrival in the island earlier this week.In an interview with The Gleaner, Bailey said that the JFF...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Deprived of a seat inside the stadium through no fault of their own, a small band of loyal England supporters watched the game from a hilltop overlooking the virtually empty ground.There wasn't much to see.England and Croatia played to a 0-0 draw in...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation Dalton Wint believes that the senior Reggae Girlz team can beat the USA team in theirsemi-final match of the CONCACAF Women's Championship tomorrow and secure an automatic spot to next year's...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will be aiming for a series victory today when they take on rivals England Roses in Game Two of their three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre. Match time is 6 p.m.The Sunshine Girls, ranked...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 7:37 AM

SYDNEY (AP): Usain Bolt scored twice in his first start for the Central Coast Mariners in an A-League trial match on Friday before being substituted with about 15 minutes remaining. The retired eight-time Olympic gold medalist sprinter is trying to...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 7:09 AM

Jamaica's Reggae Girlz slammed Cuba 9-0 in their final group game at the CONCACAF Women's Championships on Thursday to book their spot in the semi-finals of the competition and continue their push for a spot at the 2019 FIFA Women's...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:14 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite sitting third in Zone B in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup behind already qualified Rusea's and Frome High School, Green Island are still eyeing a chance to qualify for the second round as one of two best third-place finishers.Yesterday, Green...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/ Gleaner Writer

This year, the 32nd staging of the Bell/Ziadie Memorial Football Fun Day matches will for the first time include a Special Olympics team.This follows the second-place finish by Jamaica's Special Olympics football team at the first Special Olympics...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Independent Schools Association (JISA) sports coordinator Winston Keys says that the body is currently working to create a football competition for girls in preparatory (prep) schools.Currently, the only football competition for girls up to...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior team head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore said that although the team has been ravaged by injuries to a number of senior players, his objective is to go to Bonaire, score lots of goals, keep a clean sheet, and come home with the...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/ Assistant Sports Editor

BLUE MOON came back from a 20-month break to score an impressive victory over 1000 metres straight on September 15 and should make it two in a row when she faces nine rivals in tomorrow's first race over 1000 metres round at Caymanas Park.Last month...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

I had promised to do a story this week on career options for athletes after retirement, but in the biggest example of how unpredictable life can be, the local sports fraternity has been rocked by the news that Jamaica's most prolific goalscorer,...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

He may have lost his voice, but former national footballer Luton Shelton is hoping that his experience will make some noise around a condition that has cost him and many others so much.Shelton has decided to come forward about his recent diagnosis...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Luton Shelton Sr, father of former national striker Luton Shelton said that he has been in correspondence with his son's past clubs in Europe about his affliction with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)."Just the other day, I sent Valerenga (in...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Last summer, Jamaica's most prolific striker, Luton Shelton, was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.Neil Gardner, a chiropractic neurologist, has sought to shed some light on the condition and the...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Luton Shelton joined Harbour View Football Club in 1998 at the age of 12, and it was at 'Compound' where he developed the knack of scoring goals.Shelton scored 44 times for the Stars of East in his first stint as a senior player between 2003 and...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Captain Jhaniele Fowler turned in a scintillating shooting display to lead Jamaica's Sunshine Girls to an impressive 55-43 victory over rivals England in the opening match of their three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With the one-point defeat to rivals England Roses in the semi-finals at this year's Commonwealth Games still etched in their minds, Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will be seeking revenge against their fierce rivals, when both teams meet in the opening...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Price, assistant coach of Jamaica's Reggae Girlz, is imploring the team to make the most of their opportunity to qualify for the Women's World Cup, having played themselves in a position to do so at the ongoing Concacaf qualifiers in the US....

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP):Cristiano Ronaldo's new Las Vegas lawyer says claims that the football star raped a woman are "complete fabrications" and the encounter was consensual.Attorney Peter S. Christiansen yesterday issued a statement that doesn't deny...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Whether fans acknowledge it or not, the headmaster is first and foremost an educator, whose mission is to equip all those in his or her care with knowledge. However, in the absence of any robust nationwide structure to facilitate sport, the...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua, (CMC):Strokemaker Britney Cooper has been recalled for West Indies' defence of their ICC Twenty20 Women's World Cup title, in a 15-member squad announced yesterday.The experienced right-hander has been joined by 23-year-old...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Michael Dyke, coach of the successful Edwin Allen Compre-hensive High School track and field programme, believes the new ISSA recruiting regulations are tight. However, while he feels the new rules will probably affect schools who recruit widely, he...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) has, in its own mind, come to the rescue of its lesser celebrated member schools. These institutions can, perhaps more handsomely, be referred to as the producers of athletic talent that was not...

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