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Published:Thursday | July 9, 2020 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven, says local cricket would welcome a financial relief from the International Cricket Council (ICC), similar to what FIFA has provided for their member associations, in an...

Published:Tuesday | July 7, 2020 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tyrone Marshall, Real Salt Lake’s assistant coach, and Bryan Wallace, LA Galaxy’s youth team head coach, admitted that European leagues remain at a higher level, but believe Major League Soccer (MLS) still presents great value and benefits to...

Published:Monday | July 6, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former national women’s football team head coach Charles Edwards says the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) should use funds provided by FIFA to stabilise the national team and the Women’s Premier League. This funding of US$500,000 (J$70 million)...

Published:Thursday | July 2, 2020 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Randolph Harris said it will be very difficult for football to return to the region under the current coronavirus pandemic. Speaking during Tuesday’s Caribbean Broadcasting Union online seminar on...

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2020 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cricket West Indies (CWI) is expected, this Saturday, to decide whether or not it will support former president Dave Cameron’s bid to become chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC). CWI’s Chief Executive Officer, Johnny Grave, is...

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2020 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Bruce James, president of the MVP Track and Field Club, said the continued cancellation of Diamond League and other international athletics meets presents a major challenge for local athletes, who are still in training but have no idea when they...

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2020 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Lacrosse Association (JLA), Calbert Hutchinson, is sympathising with Jamaica College (JC), after the association’s decision to cancel the high school season and hand the title to Kingston College (KC) by virtue of their...

Published:Tuesday | June 30, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jerry Benzwick, who was returned as chairman of the Jamaica Rugby Football Union (JRFU) following their annual general meeting (AGM), via Zoom, on Wednesday, said he would welcome any court action from Conroy O’Mally, who is crying foul after his...

Published:Monday | June 29, 2020 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women’s netball team head coach Connie Francis says only the fittest and best players will be in her squad for the team’s tour against England in November. The Sunshine Girls have been restricted to online training because of the...

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2020 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

British High Commissioner, Asif Ahmad, and GraceKennedy Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Don Wehby, are two high profile figures in Jamaican society who are still beaming after Liverpool FC won the English Premier League (EPL) on Thursday....

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2020 | 12:32 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Harbour View Football Club on Tuesday signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with fertiliser producers Newport-Fersan Limited to help improve and maintain the standard of the playing surface at the club’s home ground. Although the...

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2020 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Keith Wellington, president of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), said his administration is not concerned at this point about a potential ban on spectators for this season’s schoolboy football competitions. There is still doubt...

Published:Monday | June 22, 2020 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF) president Fabian Stewart, who will be seeking a third term at the association’s annual general meeting in November, says stakeholders are keen to see the changes they have made, which he describes as positive, come...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2020 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA HOCKEY Federation (JHF) President Fabian Stewart said that for the national teams to qualify for the Olympic Games next summer, they first need to prove they can compete effectively against the top teams at the Central American and...

Published:Tuesday | June 16, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON AND St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) general secretary, Dwayne Dillon, confirmed that the organisation has rejected a Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) designed football restructuring proposal, citing it as “impractical”. The...

Published:Monday | June 15, 2020 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Craig Butler, the adoptive father and agent of national footballer Leon Bailey, is overjoyed that the player is now a father himself. Bailey’s girlfriend, Stephanie Hope, gave birth to a boy in Germany yesterday, and Butler says that the next...

Published:Saturday | June 13, 2020 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

FORMER JAMAICA and Santos FC winger Paul Hayden passed away in hospital yesterday morning from kidney failure. However, the player who represented and won daCosta Cup and Olivier Shield titles with Vere Technical and Major League and Premier League...

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and parish football administrators are currently discussing a game-changing proposal that could transform the nation’s domestic football structure. The proposed changes include increasing the number of teams in...

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Christopher Samuda, is in full support of a scaled-down version of the Olympic Games once the coronavirus crisis is not brought under control ahead of next year’s Tokyo instalment. The 2020...

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2020 | 12:52 PMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

New Netball Jamaica (NJ) president, Tricia Robinson, is confident the association will manage its way through the current global health crisis and come out better for it. Robinson took over the reins from Dr Paula Daley-Morris in February, just a...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2020 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of Molynes United Herman Cruickshank said the club will rely a lot more on community support rather than corporate assistance to help finance their way through the 2020-2021 Red Stripe Premier League season. Cruickshank said they placed...

Published:Monday | June 8, 2020 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United President Herman Cruickshank has said that the club is looking to upgrade its management for a better chance of survival in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) next season. Molynes battled relegation for a significant portion of the...

Published:Friday | June 5, 2020 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Acting Senior Veterinarian at the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) Dr Sophia Ramlal is confident that racing can be resumed at Caymanas Park on June 13 if the Government, by Monday, approves measures recommended by the organisation. On Wednesday,...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2020 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With the Carifta Games officially postponed until 2021 and no international junior competitions on the swimming calendar for the remainder of the year, Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) president, Martin Lyn, said the association will...

Published:Wednesday | June 3, 2020 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), Martin Lyn, is hopeful that the Government will grant the association permission to reopen the National Aquatic Centre by next month. Lyn, who lamented the financial implications of the...

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