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Stories by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Published:Friday | October 22, 2021 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portland Football Association (PFA) President Raymond Grant said the Carder Park renovation project, which got under way last week, will not only aid the development of football in the parish, but also have a positive impact on the social and...

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Wadada adminis-trator Daniel Ricketts said he intends to keep his word to fight the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) decision to give Montego Bay United (MBU) the 12th spot in the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) next season. Wadada were denied a...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Wadada will know today if they will be given a reprieve to contest their cancelled play-off game against Montego Bay United for a spot in the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) next season. This follows a meeting with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Rugby Football Union (JRFU) Chairman Jerry Benzwick has credited the players in the senior men’s Sevens team whom he said showed leadership in their Rugby Americans North Sevens (RANS) campaign in the Turks and Caicos Island at the weekend...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Wadada head coach Daniel Ricketts is not optimistic going into today’s meeting with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) regarding their abandoned Premier League play-off game against Montego Bay United (MBU), but he’s hopeful it will produce a...

Published:Wednesday | October 6, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Montego Bay United (MBU) will return to the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) for the 2021-22 campaign after two seasons out, and former captain and now coach Dwayne Ambusley is enthused by the club’s new approach. Ambusley, who led MBU to the title in...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2021 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Olympic Ice Hockey Federation (JOIHF) has reconsidered its decision to withdraw the national team from the Latam Cup tournament, as defending champions. JOIHF says the team will now participate in the tournament, which runs from October...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse captain Nicholay Findlayson said that despite losing their first-leg advantage early in their second-leg Jamaica Premier League (JPL) match against Mount Pleasant, they were always confident of getting back into the game. Waterhouse...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2021 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Competitions Committee Vice Chairman Ewan Scott says that Wednesday, October 6 has been tentatively set as the date for the play-off game between Wadadah and Montego Bay United (MBU), with the winner filling the...

Published:Thursday | September 23, 2021 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General secretary of the Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL), Arlene Martin, insists that all the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) sponsors that were named at the start of the season remain committed and have honoured their obligations thus...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Days after his jaw was broken during a Belgium Pro League match, in-form Jamaican striker Shamar Nicholson, who is set to undergo surgery tomorrow, says he will be available for the country’s next set of FIFA World Cup qualifiers (WCQ) in October...

Published:Wednesday | September 22, 2021 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA RUGBY Sevens’ co-captain Oshane Edie believes that with better support and resources Jamaica could compete with the world’s best at rugby sevens. The Jamaica Crocs created their own bit of history at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series in...

Published:Tuesday | September 21, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica forward Shamar Nicholson may be out of action for a lengthy period as he broke his jaw during a Belgian Pro League game at the weekend. The 24-year-old, who has four goals and an assist in seven matches this season, was stretchered off in...

Published:Monday | September 20, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Netball Jamaica (NJ) President Tricia Robinson says there is no truth to reports that the Sunshine Girls’ tri-nation series against South Africa and Trinidad and Tobago (T...

Published:Monday | September 20, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden team manager Paul Christie says the club and community have lost an irreplaceable figure in vice-president Clifton Hewitt, who passed away on Friday. Christie said the suddenness of Hewitt’s passing has jolted the club and the community...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following a wobbly start to the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) season, Waterhouse coach Marcel Gayle believes his coaching staff has been able to iron out minor faults that hindered them early in the campaign, to finish atop the points standings...

Published:Monday | September 13, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Reggae Girlz coach Hue Menzies described the team’s late manager, Jean Nelson, as a foundation of the local women’s game and said her commitment to the development of Jamaica’s women’s football was second to none. Nelson, who was involved in...

Published:Monday | September 13, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

All members of Jamaica’s World Athletics Under-20 Championships team that remained in Nairobi, Kenya, after testing positive for COVID-19 are back in the island. The last of the nine athletes and three senior officials, who remained for over two...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United coach Garnet Lawrence knows that nothing but a victory will suffice if his team is to secure a spot in the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) playoffs when they face league leaders Waterhouse in the final round of matches this morning at...

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

All but one of the nine Jamaican athletes who had to stay behind in Kenya after the World Under-20 Championships, because they tested positive for COVID-19, have been cleared to leave the country following negative tests results and are due to...

Published:Tuesday | September 7, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Table Tennis Association President Andrew Lue is regretful that eight national players will not participate in the Pan American Youth Championships in the Dominican Republic this month. However, Jamaica will send four representatives who...

Published:Thursday | September 2, 2021 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Nine members of Jamaica’s under-15 men’s football squad that participated in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) U15 Boys Challenge Series in the Dominican Republic have tested positive for COVID-19. The young footballers will have to undergo an...

Published:Wednesday | September 1, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

SENIOR DOCTOR of Jamaica’s World Youth Championship team, David Walcott, is optimistic the nine athletes who are being quarantined in Kenya after testing positive for COVID-19 will turn in negative results when they are tested again tomorrow....

Published:Wednesday | September 1, 2021 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Nicole Grant-Brown, who was re-elected unopposed as president of the Jamaica Amateur Gymnastics Association (JAGA) on Sunday, said the organisation has added five new board members, persons well experienced in their field of expertise, and who she...

Published:Wednesday | September 1, 2021 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

THE JAMAICA Table Tennis Association (JTTA) is in a race against the clock to secure US$33,000 (J$5 million) to send a 15-member contingent to the Pan American Youth Championships that takes place from September 12-19 in the Dominican Republic....

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