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Published:Wednesday | February 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General Manager at the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), Denzil Wilks, has hopes of reviving a project to build a badminton court in the Haile Selassie High school auditorium after those plans fell through some time ago.Speaking at the launch of...

Published:Tuesday | February 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Joel Angus and Marc Anthony Salmon's quest to qualify a Jamaican badminton team to the Youth Olympics received aboost from the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) yesterday.The JOA has provided sponsorship for the two youngsters who will begin their...

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Allan 'Ali' Cole Jr had great love for school and football, and to commemorate the life and contribution of the late, former Excelsior High School Manning Cup captain, his alma mater will launch an annual summer football competition in his honour....

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Needing to win to keep pace with rivals in the battle for sixth place, many doubted UWI FC's ability to get three points against league leaders, Portmore United, despite playing at home at the UWI Bowl yesterday. But an inspirational performance...

Published:Friday | February 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Rusea's High, a school better known for its exploits in football, has been turning heads in track and field recently. After their back-to-back wins at the Western Championships, the Hanover-based school, is now looking to make its mark on the...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Michael Ricketts, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, said yesterday that there is nothing his association can do if Leon Bailey wants to represent another country other than the one of his birth.However, he insists that he will refuse...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Leon Bailey saga has taken another twist, with reports that the Jamaica-born Bundesliga star could qualify to represent the England national team through the grandparents of his adopted father, Craig Butler. According to noted immigration lawyer...

Published:Tuesday | February 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica will bow into action in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, South Korea today at 8 p.m. (10 a.m., Thursday, South Korea time) with Anthony Watson in heat one of the men'sskeleton event.Watson who is eyeing a medal in the event at his first...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's 2018 Commonwealth Games cycling representative Oshane Williams says that moving to Kingston for the last two months of preparation for the Commonwealth Games will quicken his progress and put him in a better position to make a big mark on...

Published:Wednesday | February 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Two errors from young Sandals goalkeeper Junior Stewart gifted Cavalier three points and a 2-1 victory in a Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) match at Stadium East yesterday.Cavalier went ahead after only eight minutes, when Paul Wilson scored...

Published:Sunday | February 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's first qualifier for the skeleton event at a Winter Olympics Games, Anthony Watson, will be aiming for gold and nothing less when he makes his debut in the sliding sport in Pyeongchang.Watson, who is ranked 79th in the world was not high...

Published:Tuesday | February 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Chris Samuda, has described Cavalier's participation in the Gothia Cup, set for June in Sweden, as "groundbreaking" and "historic" at a press launch held at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) office on...

Published:Tuesday | February 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens coach, Omar Edwards, said injuries to his main strikers have slowed their momentum in the Red Stripe Premier (RSPL) in the last few weeks. This has seen the west Kingston club losing three matches and drawing once in their last four...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Victor Stewart, the new manager for the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Referees Department, said increasing the number of match officials and ensuring a good working relation between the body and its match personnel will be his main objectives....

Published:Wednesday | January 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Michael Binns, playing in a unusual left-back role, scored his first goal of the Red Stripe Premier League season to give league leaders Portmore United a hard-fought 2-1 win over hosts Tivoli Gardens and stretch the St Catherine club's lead at the...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens will be looking to get back to winning ways when they host leaders Portmore United in a Red Stripe Premier League mid-week this afternoon at 3 o'clock.The west Kingston-based club has not won in three outings, and coach Omar Edwards...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

It has not been the best season for Montego Bay United's (MBU) striker Dino Williams. The forward has struggled with a persistent groin injury for over two seasons and is due for surgery.However, he postponed that surgery to help struggling MBU, and...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite the disappointment of missing the World Para-Taekwondo Championships in London last October, Shauna Kay Hines had a lot to smile about after she captured two awards at the annual RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman...

Published:Wednesday | January 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Excelsior High School's under-16 table tennis player and junior chess star, Christopher Anthony Lyn Jr, is a reserved, easy-going person by nature. His calm and serene personality has been developed through his deep involvement in chess, and he is...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

This year's winner of the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation People's Choice Performance Award, Oshane Thomas, was not as surprised as the audience attending the ceremony at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel last Friday night.The 20-year-old fast bowler upstaged...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier coach Rudolph Speid said his team is still too inconsistent to be considered the team to beat from here on in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), after his young and exciting Cavalier aggregation dismantled an experienced and proven 10-...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's women suffered a 4-0 defeat in their opening CONCACAF Under-20 Group B game at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Trinidad and Tobago yesterday.Goals from Lizbeth Munoz (26th) and Katty Abad (33rd) gave the Mexicans a 2-0 lead at half-time. An own...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Thirty years after Jamaica's men's bobsled team qualified for its first winter Olympics, their female counterparts have replicated the achievement ahead of next month's Winter Olympiad in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The team of brakemen Carrie Russell...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

UWI FC's worst ever run of five games without a win in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), came to an end yesterday at the UWI Bowl, as goals from Oshane Jenkins, Andrae Bernal and Patrick Brown saw them to a 3-1 win over Sandals South Coast FC....

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Urban Knights manager, Gordon Porter, and Rohan Robinson the coach of St George's Slayers said although players and sponsors were initially skeptical about the return of the National Basketball League (NBL) after a four year absence, the majority of...

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