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Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:31 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Wayne Shaw, president of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA), says that there were massive improvements in the play during this year's Under-13 and Under-15 competitions.Shaw said that he was very impressed by the technical...

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Discarded national striker Newton Sterling says the need for more playing time is what prompted his move from Arnett Gardens to rivals Tivoli Gardens ahead of this season's Red Stripe Premier League competition.The 33-year-old Sterling, who spent...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA) Paulton Gordon says that there are plans to start the National Basketball League (NBL) early next year.The NBL, which is the country's top basketball competition, made a return earlier this...

Published:Monday | August 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College (KC) head coach Ludlow Bernard has expressed satisfaction after his side scored late to earn a 1-1 draw against rivals St George's College (StGC) and a share of the Roper Cup trophy at Winchester Park yesterday.Chantomoi Taylor gave...

Published:Saturday | August 25, 2018 | 12:05 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

First vice-president of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), Keith Wellington, said the organisation is currently seeking $30 million to stage this year's Champions Cup knockout competition.The Champions Cup, which has replaced the...

Published:Saturday | August 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Head of the Sprintec Track Club, Maurice Wilson, expressed his delight yesterday after signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the G.C. Foster College.Wilson told The Gleaner following the MOU signing, which was held at the college's campus...

Published:Thursday | August 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Dr Walton Small, president of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) said with the increase in sponsorship, they are hoping to make this year's schoolboy football season one of the biggest in history.He was speaking at yesterday's...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United head coach Shavar Thomas says his team is very determined to come away with a positive result when they play away to Honduran side FC Motagua in the quarter-final of the Scotiabank CONCACAF League on Thursday.Thomas, a former...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Rudolph Speid, technical director of Cavalier Sports Club, has revealed that the club will bring in seven new players to strengthen his squad ahead of next month's start of the 2018-19 Red Stripe Premier League season.Speid said that he will not be...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former South Africa and New Zealand goalshooter Irene Van Dyke says Jamaica's Sunshine Girls stand a very good chance of winning the gold medal at the next World Championships in Liverpool, England.Van Dyke told The Gleaner that competition among...

Published:Thursday | August 16, 2018 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs head coach Mark O'Donnell says it does not matter where the team plays its home matches because if they are going to win this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament, they will have to win games on the road.Tallawahs, who...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs head coach Mark O'Donnell said that they will not be underestimating the winless St Lucia Stars when both meet in the Hero Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 (T20) competition at Sabina Park in Kingston today at 6 p.m. Match time is...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Norman Malcolm, president of the Jamaica Cricket Umpires Association, said his association has been working assiduously in an effort to prepare the country's umpires to get on the International Cricket Council (ICC) panel.Malcolm told The Gleaner...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:22 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Thirty-eight year-old midfielder Jermaine 'Teddy' Johnson says that he plans to use all his experience to assist Tivoli Gardens in their bid to win next season's Red Stripe Premier League title.Johnson told The Gleaner that despite his age, he is...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The thanksgiving service for former second vice-president of the Netball Jamaica (NJ), Cora Ricketts will be held today at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on North Street in Kingston starting at 10:30 a.m.Rickets, who served for sport for more than 40...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jerry Benzwick, chairman of the Jamaica Rugby Football Union, says he is hoping that the country's bronze-medal placing at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Colombia will help to lift the profile of the sport locally.Benzwick told...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having retained 10 players from last year's team, that won the ISSA-FLOW Super Cup competition, Kingston College's (KC) head coach Ludlow Bernard, says they are ready to make a very serious push for the Manning Cup title in the upcoming campaign.KC...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs leg spinner Samuel Badree said that they are aiming for a winning start when they face defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders in their opening match in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) competition at the Queen's Park Oval in...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College's (KC) Manning Cup team received a major boost ahead of next month's start of the schoolboy football season, as nutrition company Qualcare presented the school with their newest shake drink, Intrust.Daniel Wright, dietitian for...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs manager Andrew Richardson, says that the team is ready and raring to go ahead of their opening match against defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders in this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The match will be played in Port...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of Melbourne Cricket Club Mark Neita has expressed delight after Foska Oats' renewed sponsorship of $1 million to the club's youth academy."We could not do cricket without Foska Oats and their contribution," said Neita."They have invested...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cricket Umpires Association, Patrick Malcolm said the appointment of Patrick Gustard and Denavon Hayles to the cadre of umpires and match referees for this year's Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) competition is a major...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Richardson, team manager of the Jamaica Tallawahs, said the team is in high spirits and looking forward to the start of the Caribbean Premier League competition, which begins on August 8.Richardson told The Gleaner that they have assembled a...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Tallawahs opening batsman Johnson Charles has set his sights on scoring over 600 runs in this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL), which begins on August 8.Charles, 29, had a poor tournament last year for the St Lucia Stars, where he...

Published:Friday | August 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Head coach of Jamaica Tallawahs, Mark O'Donnell, strongly believes that the franchise can win this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 competition which bowls off on August 8.Two-time champions Tallawahs who last won the competition in 2016...

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