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Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2021 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation Technical Committee Chairman Rudolph Speid disagrees with UEFA’s threat that footballers from teams set to participate in the proposed Super League may be banned from representing their countries. The move by 12 of...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2021 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica had their first defeat of the Central American and Caribbean (CENTRO) Championships, losing 92-54 to Nicaragua on Saturday. The tournament, being played in El Salvador, serves as a qualifier for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Head...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2021 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The local football fraternity is mourning after news that Dunbeholden FC player Tremaine Stewart passed away yesterday. Stewart collapsed while playing football in his community of Gordon Pen, St Catherine, and was taken to the Spanish Town...

Published:Saturday | April 17, 2021 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Campion College unveiled its newly renamed cricket field in honour of its former coach Wilbert Parkes yesterday. The Wilbert Parkes Oval, as it is now named, commemorates Parkes’ nearly 50 years of service to the school. Parkes led Campion College...

Published:Friday | April 16, 2021 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

An anonymous source at the Sport Development Foundation (SDF) said it has already committed funds to the new Veterans Assistance Programme but is now awaiting its implementation by the Ministry of Sport. The programme will provide assistance for...

Published:Thursday | April 15, 2021 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Head coach of Jamaica men’s basketball team, Rick Turner, says intends to rotate his players in today’s opening Central American and Caribbean (CENTRO) pre-qualifier for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup against Costa Rica in El Salvador, in order...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:47 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With some of the region’s top nations expected to field weakened teams at this year’s Concacaf Gold Cup tournament, local football insiders, while pointing out a possible advantage for Jamaica, are warning Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore Whitmore...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:41 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In January, newly elected Jamaica Weightlifting Federation (JWF) president, Mark Broomfield, relaunched the association and declared that his short-term objective is to re-establish the sport locally and restore the country’s prominence regionally...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After meeting the Olympics ‘B’ qualifying standard for the 200m medley recently, national swimmer Keanan Dols jumped ahead of Michael Gunning for the Jamaica Olympic Association’s (JOA) allocated spot at the Tokyo Olympics in July. Dols clocked 2:...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2021 | 10:44 PMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The not-so unthinkable happened last week as Portmore United and Waterhouse Football Club were ‘forced’ to pull out of the 2021 FLOW Concacaf Caribbean Club Championships (FCCC) because their teams were not prepared for the effort. Now...

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

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Referees Department head Victor Stewart says that despite no activity in local football for over a year, Jamaican referees are continuing to make what he describes as “great strides” internationally. Referees...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz defender Damion Lowe credited head coach, Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore, for helping to bring an end to the impasse between the players and the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) hierarchy in their contract negotiations. "Over the past...

Published:Thursday | April 8, 2021 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Urban Knights manager Gordon Porter says basketball has suffered more than most sports during the COVID-19 pandemic as it is not only seeing a decline in the technical abilities of players, but also in the participation of individuals and clubs....

Published:Wednesday | April 7, 2021 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Stakeholders are laying the blame at the Government’s feet after top local clubs Waterhouse FC and Portmore United were forced to pull out of the 2021 FLOW Concacaf Caribbean Club Championships (FCCC), due to a lack of preparation as a result of...

Published:Wednesday | April 7, 2021 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) involvement in beach soccer appears to have come to an end, after the association withdrew from the Concacaf Championship, set for May 21-23 in Costa Rica. JFF General Secretary Dalton Wint pointed out that...

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2021 | 8:53 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Christopher Williams, chairman of Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL), said they have decided continue their efforts to secure approval for the return of top-flight football in Jamaica this season, after a meeting of its members on...

Published:Wednesday | March 31, 2021 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The members of Professional Jamaica Football Limited (PFJL) will gather this evening for a crucial meeting to determine the way forward for the Jamaica Premier League, as the island’s top football competition continues to face uncertainty due to...

Published:Wednesday | March 31, 2021 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Gymnastics Association’s (JGA) cry for support in acquiring much-needed equipment for its young gymnasts has not been gathering the momentum President Nicole Grant-Brown would have desired as yet. However, with 60 days to go before the...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2021 | 1:03 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse Football Club head coach Marcel Gayle has praised Dairy Industries for coming to their rescue for the Easter holidays, after the company contributed Tastee Cheese supplies, valued at over $150,000 to the club at Dairy Industries’...

Published:Thursday | March 25, 2021 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Veteran Jamaican defender Adrian Mariappa said that today’s international friendly against the USA is an opportunity for the many new faces in the Reggae Boyz squad to impress and stake a claim for positions. The Reggae Boyz square-off against the...

Published:Wednesday | March 24, 2021 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore was left with a positive first impression of the new England-based players in the squad, after the team’s first training session in Vienna, Austria, yesterday. The Jamaicans will play the United...

Published:Monday | March 22, 2021 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General Secretary Dalton Wint says that the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has hired an overseas-based physiotherapist and physical trainer, Andrew Clement, for the Reggae Boyz’s international friendly match against the United States in Austria...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2021 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), Martin Lyn, says although the doubts surrounding the Carifta Games in March and the CCCAN Swimming Championships in July is a big setback to getting junior athletes re-engaged into...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2021 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General Secretary of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA), Dwayne Dillon, confirmed that the organisation is looking to reclaim its dual parish status and will be submitting this resolution, which was passed at its recent annual...

Published:Thursday | March 18, 2021 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The father-son court battle between Craig and Kyle Butler will get one last chance at mediation in an effort to avoid going to trial. The pair tried to settle their differences through mediation, following their last court date on January 11. The...

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