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Stories by Daniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Waterhouse’s Shaqueil Bradford is coming into hot goalscoring form at the right time in his team’s quest for a third Jamaica Premier League title. Bradford’s 80th-minute strike, his fifth in four games, propelled Waterhouse to a 1-0 win over Mount...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Cavalier seem to be developing the habit of leaving it late to win Jamaica Premier League (JPL) games. Two weeks after Kyle Ming’s 84th-minute winner sent them into the semi-finals, it was second-half substitute Collin Anderson that produced...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Jamaican polo player Charles Chambers is already relishing the history created so far at the Butler International Cup in the United States of America (USA). However, he says that the team is ready to seize the biggest opportunity they have in...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) Chairman Christopher Williams says that the financial sustainability and universal professional structure of the top-flight clubs will be a major focus, as it prepares for the impending changes to...

Published:Sunday | September 19, 2021 | 4:36 PMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Vere United’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL) playoff debut must have left them bewildered as they somehow left the UWI-JFF-Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence without goals and a first leg quarter-final win yesterday. Tivoli Gardens (TG)...

Published:Sunday | September 19, 2021 | 4:35 PMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

If Harbour View are going to find a way to the Jamaica Premier League semi-finals, they may have to do it without Head Coach Ludlow Bernard on the touchline. Bernard’s half-time ejection compounded a frustrating afternoon for the ‘Stars of the...

Published:Sunday | September 19, 2021 | 4:34 PMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Cannabis’ future on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) list of prohibited substances will be under further review in 2022 but biochemist Dr Aldeam Facey says that the pathway will be difficult for the substance’s restrictions to be relaxed in...

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2021 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Three weeks ago Cavalier were a team in seventh place, facing real questions about their play-off future. Now they are in the Jamaica Premier League semi-finals, a fact that got a rare smile out of head coach Rudolph Speid. With a play-off place...

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2021 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

With FIFA’s plan for a biennial World Cup coming under increased scrutiny, Caribbean Football Union (CFU) President Randy Harris says that the region would support the project in a bid for consistent, high-quality playing opportunities for...

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2021 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Whether national midfielder Tyreek Magee becomes a part of the core starters going forward in this Concacaf World Cup qualifying cycle or not, national head coach Theodore Whitmore has maintained his confidence in his ability to contribute...

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2021 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Similar to how her career in France began with Bordeaux in 2019, national striker Khadija Shaw scored on her league debut, this time with Manchester City, as they defeated Everton 4-0 in their FA Women’s Super League (WSL) season opener yesterday...

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2021 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

The first international home game for Jamaica in almost two years could already be a must-win for the Reggae Boyz as they continue their campaign to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Being the only team that failed to get a point in...

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2021 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

In the aftermath of Jamaica’s 2-1 defeat to Mexico in their World Cup qualifying opener, national defender Damion Lowe says it has not deterred their resolve and they are committed to set things right in Sunday’s home opener. A late Mexico goal...

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2021 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Independence Park Limited General Manager, Major Desmon Brown, says that the National Stadium playing surface will be of good quality for Jamaica’s World Cup qualifying home opener on Sunday. The Reggae Boyz will face Panama at 5 p.m., as the...

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2021 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Jamaica Tallawahs’ captain, Rovman Powell, says that he still wants his team’s batsmen to continue having an aggressive mentality despite going down to the Barbados Royals by 15 runs in their second cricket game of the 2021 Caribbean Premier League...

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2021 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Try as they might, Arnett Gardens simply could not handle the impact of Waterhouse’s Andre Fletcher. The 22-year-old midfielder, who came on as a second-half substitute, scored twice in the space of four minutes to power Waterhouse to a 4-1 win in...

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2021 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

National striker Shamar Nicholson says he has no plans for the moment to leave Belgium club RSC Charleroi as he feels he has unfinished business in the Jupiler League. Nicholson, 24, managed to get off the mark for the 2021-22 campaign in his team’...

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2021 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Fuelled by all-rounder Andre Russell’s record half-century, the Jamaica Tallawahs produced a strong batting display as they defeated the St Lucia Kings by 120 runs in their Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season opener at Warner Park in Basseterre,...

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2021 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

IN HIS professional debut for Tivoli Gardens Football Club (FC), Asprellia Alexander justified his inclusion in the first team, as his second-half brace powered his team to a 3-1 victory over Harbour View FC at the UWI/Captain Horace Burrell Centre...

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2021 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Harbour View Football Club chairman, Carvel Stewart, says that the late national football player, Luton Shelton, has fully deserved his national recognition for his contribution to football in Jamaica. Shelton is among notable sporting figures...

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2021 | 1:33 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) CEO Courtney Francis does not foresee any potential curfew time changes affecting the staging of the West Indies’ two-match cricket Test series against Pakistan at Sabina Park. Jamaica is slated to continue the...

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2021 | 1:31 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

After five years in Germany, national winger Leon Bailey is reportedly set to make his move to the English Premier League (EPL) with Aston Villa. According to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, Bailey, 23, who has two years left on his current...

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2021 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Sports physician Dr Akshai Mansingh says that the increase in positive COVID-19 cases among Olympic-related persons in Tokyo means Jamaican athletes must take greater care in ensuring that their Olympic dreams are not derailed because of infection...

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2021 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

National senior men’s assistant football coach, Paul Hall, says clinical finishing will be key to their chances of a fourth straight semi-final appearance, when the Reggae Boyz face the United States in the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-final at...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 12:52 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

National senior men’s basketball team coach Rick Turner says Jamaican basketballer Kofi Cockburn’s return to the University of Illinois is a win-win situation for both player and school as he continues work towards the NBA. Cockburn, 21, confirmed...

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