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Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Three times in five seasons Jamaica College (JC) and St Andrew Technical High (STATHS) have played for the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup title. Three times it has gone to penalties. And now three times JC have prevailed. And as far as they are concerned...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:12 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: The ISSA/Digicel daCosta Cup title could represent more than just football for both finalists this year. Favourites and nine-time champions Clarendon College will be playing with heavy hearts and will want to win it for their team’...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:11 AMOrane Buchanan/Staff Reporter

AFTER Tivoli High’s Dwayne Johnson smashed the crossbar of Haile Selassie High’s goal with a header as early as the 10th minute during yesterday’s Walker Cup KO final at Sabina Park, the signs were clear that the Christopher Nicholas-coached team...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:11 AM

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP): Cameroon coach Rigobert Song came full circle on a memorable and bittersweet night for African football. Jerome Ngom Mbekeli, the only member of Cameroon’s team who plays for a Cameroonian club, made an inspiring run and cross...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:11 AM

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP): The sign said it all. Hwang Hee-chan got the message. A young South Korea fan held up a sign that read “One More Goal” during halftime of the team’s match against Portugal yesterday at the World Cup. The teams were even at 1-...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:10 AMHubert Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

Football analyst Michael Hall has pinpointed a key matchup that could turn the result of the Netherlands’ round of 16 World Cup encounter with the United States today at 10 a.m. It’s a matter of speed. As an admirer of Dutch football himself, he...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Members of local sports fraternity came out yesterday to pay their last respects to highly regarded former sports administrator George Forbes at his funeral service at the New Haven Adventist Church off Washington Boulevard. Administrators from...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:09 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former national tennis player Brandon Burke continues to see his stock rise at the administrative level, as the six-time Davis Cup representative was recently re-elected to the board of directors of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) for a second...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:09 AMSharla Williams/Gleaner Writer

They compete against each other and are from different training camps, but multiple World Championships and Olympic medallists Shericka Jackson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are often seen celebrating together at global track and field meets. And...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 12:09 AMJob Nelson/Sports Coordinator

Coach Lenworth Hyde is confident that Clarendon College’s players will receive the proper mental preparation and have the desired motivation to overcome the death of beloved assistant manager Neville ‘Manny’ Peart and retain the ISSA/Digicel...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 9:19 PM

Jamaica College are the 2022 ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup champions after defeating St Andrew Technical High School 8-7 on penalties in the final this evening at Sabina Park. The game ended 1-1 in regulation time as Jaheem Frazer gave the Dark Blues...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 7:52 PM

Jamaica College leads St Andrew Technical High School 1-0 at half-time in the 2022 ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup final at Sabina Park. Jaheem Frazer gave the Dark Blues the lead in the 26th minute with a curling drive past STATHS goalkeeper Jaheem...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 7:23 PMDaniel Wheeler, Livingston Scott, Orane Buchanan, Paul-andre Walker

South Korea have been playing enterprising football and they have been rewarded with a place in the round of 16 for the first time in 12 years. It has been an excellent World Cup for Asia so far as they have three representatives...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 6:01 PM

Tivoli High School are the 2022 ISSA/Digicel Walker Cup champions after defeating Haile Selassie 6-5 on penalties in the final this afternoon at Sabina Park. The final ended 1-1 after regulation with Daniel Walcott opening the scoring for Tivoli...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 4:38 PM

Tivoli Gardens High are leading Haile Selassie High 1-0 at halftime in the ISSA/Digicel Walker Cup final at Sabina Park. Daniel Watson gave Tivoli the lead in the 30th minute with a well-taken header which rocketed past Haile Selassie High...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 4:14 PM

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — Vincent Aboubakar scored with a header two minutes into stoppage time in Cameroon's 1-0 win over Brazil at the World Cup on Friday, a result that still allowed the five-time champions to win the group and...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 4:10 PM

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Switzerland advanced to the last 16 of the World Cup for the third tournament in a row after a 3-2 win over Serbia on Friday. Remo Freuler scored the winning goal just after halftime as the Swiss secured second...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 2:06 PM

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — Injured forward Neymar was at Lusail Stadium on Friday to watch Brazil's match against Cameroon at the World Cup. It was the first time Neymar joined his teammates at a match since injuring his right ankle...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 12:28 PM

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — South Korea advanced to the round of 16 at the World Cup on the tiebreaker of goals scored after beating Portugal 2-1 Friday following a stoppage-time strike from Hwang Hee-chan. South Korea was heading out...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 12:23 PM

AL WAKRAH, Qatar (AP) — Uruguay and Luis Suarez were eliminated from the World Cup despite a 2-0 win over Ghana on Friday. The result also put Ghana out of the competition. Suarez played a key role in both first-half goals for Uruguay scored...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 9:24 AM

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian football great Pelé thanked fans worldwide on Thursday for the well-wishes he's received since being admitted to a Sao Paulo hospital amid his fight against cancer. The 82-year-old Pelé, who...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Twenty-eight of the island’s top coaches are expected to benefit tremendously from the new World Association of Basketball Coaches Certification (WABC) course, which will be held from December 5-17 in Kingston. Jamaica will be the first English-...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 12:12 AM

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP): Virus-hit England stamped their aggressive brand of Test cricket on its first match in Pakistan in 17 years by amassing a world record 506 for four with four batters smashing hundreds yesterday. Zak Crawley hit 122 and...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 12:12 AM

Eleven teams are expected to cast off this morning at the Royal Jamaica Yacht Club (RJYC) for the 20th staging of the Innovative Systems RJYC Fishing Tournament. This will signal the start of two full days of activities. It is open to all anglers...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaica and West Indies batsman Brenton Parchment says he is liking what he is seeing so far from new West Indies opener Tagenarine Chanderpaul in the opening Test against Australia currently under way in Perth. The Guyanese has so far...

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