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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...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2021 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite no international competition for over a year, Jamaica’s premier diver, Yona Knight-Wisdom, said he is fully prepared for the FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo, Japan, an Olympic-qualifying event, from April 18 to 23. Though the 25-year-old...

Published:Tuesday | March 16, 2021 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Boxing Board General Secretary Leroy Brown says ‘Marvelous’ Marvin Hagler was one of the biggest boxing inspirations among local boxers throughout the 1980s. Hagler, who was the World Middleweight Boxing champion from 1980 to 1987, passed...

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2021 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) is likely to have a new General Secretary, following the association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in August. The body is looking to employ a paid General Secretary/CEO to focus on managing...

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2021 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Well-known football manager Craig Butler estimates that it is going to cost approximately $120 million to build a state-of-the-art facility, which will also be the headquarters of the Leon Bailey Dare to Care Foundation, which was launched...

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2021 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz Head Coach Hubert Busby Jr says strengthening the philosophy they have been trying to implement and getting everyone on the same page will be the most important element when the team travels to the northern autonomous Basque region of...

Published:Monday | March 1, 2021 | 11:24 PMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The spread of COVID-19 put paid to sports in Jamaica, but unlike something like track and field, where an athlete can train, a team sport like football has suffered even more. For a team like Waterhouse, this poses problems of a regional scale that...

Published:Monday | March 1, 2021 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With the FLOW Caribbean Club Championship (FCCC) pending in May and with no football activity locally for almost a year, Waterhouse FC coach, Marcel Gayle, is concerned that his team will be short on preparation when the tournament comes around....

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF) Dr Wayne Palmer says moving the term limit of the organisation from two to four years will give future administrations enough time to effectively implement and execute their strategies and...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the High Velocity Cycling Club, Carlton Simmonds, said his club is considering challenging the amendments to the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF) constitution at an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on Sunday. Simmonds, a former...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Plans are currently in the pipelines to ensure that the legacy of former Harbour View and national senior team striker, Luton Shelton, stays alive, said wife Bobbette Shelton. The widowed Shelton, speaking to The Gleaner at yesterday’s final...

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

Shahiede Patterson will venture into unknown territory when he travels to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the Olympic rowing qualifiers, which begins on March 4. Patterson, who will compete in the men’s heavyweight single-scull event over three days,...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2021 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tennis Jamaica (TJ) President John Azar says discussions with the Government on the resumption of the sport are progressing well, and he is optimistic competitions could return in March. Azar says that TJ has covered all its bases and is now...

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2021 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Several parish federation presidents are up in arms over a proposal by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) that speaks to adjustments in the number of voting delegates, arguing that the document does not reflect agreed terms. President of the St...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2021 | 5:04 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Experienced coach Donovan Duckie will lead Vere United into the next Jamaica Premier League football season. The information was yesterday confirmed by the club’s owner, Lothian Cousins, who also predicted that the coach will take the struggling...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2021 | 4:54 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Olympics 400 metres hurdles silver medallist Danny McFarlane says many of the nation’s current athletes do not possess the mental fortitude to be ultra-competitive and successful at the professional level. The 49-year-old, who was known for his...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2021 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General Manager Lorna Gooden says Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment expects the new digital display board to become a source of revenue when installed at Caymanas Park. Although she would not go into details, Gooden Said that Supreme...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2021 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Olympian Danny McFarlane said he would not be willing to take the COVID-19 vaccine to compete at the Olympic Games or otherwise unless the drugs are researched thoroughly. McFarlane, who works in the medical field as a behaviour specialist in the...

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