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Published:Thursday | October 21, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls outclassed Caribbean rivals Trinidad and Tobago (T...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls will be looking to sweep their Three-Test Sunshine Series against Caribbean rivals Trinidad and Tobago when both teams square off in their third and final match at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston at 6 p.m....

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having soundly beaten Trinidad and Tobago in the opening match of their Three-Test series, Sunshine Girls’ head coach Connie Francis said she is expecting another clinical performance from the Jamaicans in game two today at the National Indoor...

Published:Friday | October 15, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

National senior men’s football team head coach Theodore Whitmore said that their win over Honduras in their FIFA World Cup qualifier on Wednesday is a big relief for the Reggae Boyz and a step in the right direction for the team. The Reggae Boyz...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Trinidad and Tobago (T...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

National senior men’s football team captain Andre Blake has warned that the Reggae Boyz will have to be at their best if they are going to come away with a positive result against hosts Honduras in their FIFA World Cup Qualifier tomorrow. Like the...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

PRESIDENT OF Netball Jamaica (NJ) Tricia Robinson has defended her organisation’s decision to have a select male team compete against the Sunshine Girls and Trinidad and Tobago in this month’s tri-nation series. The male team, which is coached by...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Under pressure to save his job, senior national men’s football team head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore has been warned by his employers that he must secure a minimum of five points from the Reggae Boyz’s three games in the FIFA World Cup...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Professional Football Jamaica Chairman Christopher Williams said they will be proposing changes to its protocols for the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) next season to the Government in an effort to have supporters back at games. Majority of the...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) First Vice-President Ian Forbes said there is a possibility that the 2021-22 local track and field season will be off to another late start because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has caused 1...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2021 | 2:41 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

HISTORY-MAKING female jockey, Samantha Fletcher, said she is not getting carried away by Monday’s success in the saddle and remains humbled by her achievements at Caymanas Park. The 29-year-old Fletcher became the first female rider to ride a hat-...

Published:Tuesday | September 28, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Barbados Netball Association (BNA) President Nisha Craigwell says they have passed on an invitation from Netball Jamaica (NJ) to participate in a tri-nation series next month. The series, which also involves Trinidad and Tobago (T...

Published:Thursday | September 23, 2021 | 12:06 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls and England Roses are scheduled to square off in a three-test netball series in London, England in November. The Vitality Roses Reunited Series, is scheduled to begin at the Copper Box Arena in London on November 28, before...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

English Premier League side Brentford FC donated football gear valued at over £10,000 (just over J$2 million) to the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) yesterday. Rudi Page, from London-based Making Connections Work, who brokered...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Technical Committee Chairman Rudolph Speid is lamenting the stagnation of women’s football because of the absence of the local leagues. There have been numerous calls from the local fraternity for the return of the...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

General Secretary Dalton Wint says the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is disappointed that it was not able to secure an international friendly match for the national senior women’s team during this month’s FIFA’s window. Wint said the JFF had...

Published:Thursday | September 9, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United midfielder Fakibi Farquharson has signed a one-year loan deal with Slovenian second division club ND Ilirija until the end of the season. Molynes United General Manager Eurado Cornwall says he is delighted for Farquharson because...

Published:Thursday | September 9, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jockey Dick Cardenas has set his sights on reaching 100 wins this season and also topping leading rider Anthony Thomas for the Jockeys Championship at Caymanas Park. Cardenas, who has ridden 40 winners so far this season, signalled his intentions...

Published:Tuesday | September 7, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Football administrator Peter Moses said national senior men’s football team head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore should be fired if the team does not win its next FIFA World Cup qualifying match against hosts Costa Rica in San José tomorrow night....

Published:Tuesday | September 7, 2021 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

ACCORDING TO his agent, Leron Lee, top claiming jockey Oshane ‘Johnny’ Nugent is expected to return to the saddle after serving a lengthy suspension. Nugent, one of the most popular riders at the track, will be making his return to Caymanas Park...

Published:Thursday | September 2, 2021 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having netted a hat-trick in his last competitive match for his Belgian club, Charleroi, national striker Shamar Nicholson is confident of taking his form into Jamaica’s World Cup qualifying game against hosts Mexico at the Azteca Stadium at 9 p.m...

Published:Tuesday | August 31, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Claiming apprentice jockey Raddesh Roman said he is now close to a return at Caymanas Park as doctors are scheduled to remove the pins from his surgically repaired right shoulder next week. Roman has been out of the saddle since December 19 after...

Published:Monday | August 30, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Gymnastics Association (JGA) has signed a multi-year partnership with United Kingdom-based Quatro Gymnastics, an apparel company. The partnership, which will be extended through to the next Olympic cycle, will see Quatro becoming the...

Published:Tuesday | August 24, 2021 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President Tricia Robinson says Netball Jamaica (NJ) has been approached by persons within the diaspora who would like to assist the association by hosting a fundraiser to purchase a new team bus. NJ’s two Toyota Coaster buses, used to transport the...

Published:Friday | August 20, 2021 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) General Manager Lorna Gooden says the digital screen that will replace the tote board at Caymanas Park has now arrived in the island. Gooden told The Gleaner that SVREL has now begun the...

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