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Published:Sunday | July 25, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Difficulties experienced by many youngsters with online learning – since face-to-face school was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic – became a big challenge for most parents who had to go to their workplace. So the Jamaica Gymnastics...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2021 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With Sports Minister Olivia Grange highlighting the vaccination of players as a key focus ahead of the start of the Jamaica Premier League (JPL), a number of club officials believe that getting full compliance from their players to accept COVID-19...

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica senior men’s football team winger Leon Bailey says he will be fit and ready for the start of the Concacaf Gold Cup in July. Bailey, who broke his toe in Bayer Leverkusen’s goalless draw with Werder Bremen in the German Bundesliga on May 8,...

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 12:30 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Skiing Federation (JSF), Richard Salm, said efforts are still ongoing to establish a Jamaica Figure Skating Federation, in order to get a number of overseas-based youngsters to compete under the nation’s banner. He revealed...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2021 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA), Paulton Gordon, estimates that over 40 basketball scholarships have been lost because of the year-long inactivity caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Gordon said the association is deeply...

Published:Sunday | March 21, 2021 | 12:44 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) Director of Football, Wendell Downswell, and Grassroots Coordinator, Andre Virtue, believe the damage caused by the absence of local football activity for almost two complete seasons because of the coronavirus...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Veteran Premier League coach, Calvert Fitzgerald, is hitting out at the Jamaican Government for what he described as a double standard with local top-flight football still pending, as the authorities mull a return of sports, amid rising coronavirus...

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2021 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

In 2019 at the age of 27, former Reno and Manchester High School captain and defender, Alburn Facey, decided to abandon his football ambitions to join the US Army in an effort to provide a stable future for his family. Despite falling short of his...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former Reggae Boyz striker Ricardo Fuller is demanding the resignation of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) top brass, in the wave of continued support for defender Damion Lowe, following a leaked audio of match fees negotiations between the...

Published:Sunday | December 20, 2020 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Chairman of Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL), Christopher Williams, is appealing to the Government to grant approval for the restart of top-flight local football. Williams says the recent support from corporate sponsors is a strong...

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Hubert Busby Jr, head coach of Jamaica’s senior women’s football team, believes that it is increasingly important for the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) to stage camps to advance the development of the nation’s young female footballers after the...

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The signing off of the delegates list for the long-delayed Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) elections hit another snag last weekend, when the incumbent Godfrey Lothian insisted, at the last hour, on not signing the document until the Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2020 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA), Paulton Gordon, said that it will cost approximately $14 million to host a pre-Olympic qualification camp for the men’s national team before the start of the qualifiers next year. Gordon...

Published:Sunday | November 8, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Head coach of the national senior women’s football team, Hubert Busby Jr, said the European camp that was being planned for the team before the end of the year does not seem likely until early in 2021. Busby Jr explained that the coronavirus...

Published:Sunday | November 1, 2020 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse FC goalkeeper Akeem Chambers says he has now mentally recovered from the anguish of losing his home. Chambers’ three-bedroom home in Olympic Gardens, St Andrew, which he shared with his brother, Tafari, was destroyed by a fire in April....

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

News that the North American Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) is putting together plans to organise the 2021 Carifta Games in Bermuda has been met with mixed reaction across the Caribbean, as territories continue to...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2020 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican international defender Kemar ‘Taxi’ Lawrence has returned to Belgian top division club Anderlecht, after mysteriously disappearing from the club for four months. The 28-year-old left-sided player, who spent four seasons with Major League...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2020 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Paul Christie, manager of Dunbeholden Football Club and member of the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) board, is expressing optimism ahead of Tuesday’s meeting with the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW), as they seek approval for the start of the...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican striker Cory Burke, who returned to Major League Soccer (MLS) club Philadelphia Union this week after more than a year out due to visa-related issues, is happy to be back in the league and is looking to pick up where he left off with the...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz team manager Roy Simpson says he has formulated a plan that will ensure the best local talent not only get the opportunity, but also the experience needed to compete with overseas-based professionals for places in future national teams...

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2020 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Stephen Jones, president of the Jamaica Boxing Board (JBB), said although it will be tough for former WBA Fedelatin champion, Nicholas ‘Axeman’ Walters to get back to where he was five years ago, when he was one of the most feared fighters in the...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

German football writer Jonathan Harding says despite Leon Bailey’s less than impressive numbers this season, the Bayer Leverkusen star had a good campaign and continues to develop at the Bundesliga club. He also says Bailey fits Leverkusen’s style...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Cricket economist Tim Wigmore has predicted that Test playing nations outside the big three, England, India and Australia, will soon have to drop Test cricket from their calendar because it lacks viability. Wigmore says it’s not feasible for some...

Published:Sunday | August 2, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

After representing the Boys’ Town Football Club with distinction as both a player and a coach for over 30 years, Andrew Price is looking to do the same as the new president of the Trench Town-based outfit. Price, who won the National Premier League...

Published:Sunday | August 2, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) presidential challenger, Andrew Lue, has accused President Godfrey Lothian of attempting an unconstitutional name change of the association, a charge that Lothian has denied, as their dispute continues. In...

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