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Published:Saturday | July 31, 2021 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant technical director and coach, Englishman Walter ‘Wally’ Downes, says there is an urgent need for better playing surfaces in Jamaica, in order for the nation’s young footballers to develop quality technical skills and confidence as...

Published:Friday | July 30, 2021 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

FOLLOWING THE Reggae Boyz’s disappointing quarter-final exit from the Confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean Associations of Football (CONCACAF) Gold Cup tournament, there has been calls for the dismissal of national senior men’s...

Published:Saturday | July 24, 2021 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following a five-week training stint in Austria with prominent Austrian skiing school, the Schild Ski Racing Camp, Jamaica’s Winter Olympics ski hopeful, Ben Alexander, was looking forward to his first competitive race since then to see what...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2021 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant Football Academy (MPFA) General Manager David Galloway denies he had a confrontation with Paul ‘Tegat’ Davis, who was relieved of duties as head coach last week. Responding to questions from The Gleaner, Galloway said, “People are...

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2021 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The full vaccination of Jamaica Premier League (JPL) clubs started this week, and although most clubs and their players have shown no reluctance to getting their dosage, some are not so willing to get the vaccination. The 600 Johnson...

Published:Saturday | July 17, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former racing writer at The Gleaner, Orville ‘Clarkie’ Clarke, was described as a kind and generous man at his funeral held yesterday at the Holy Rosary Church in east Kingston. Clarke, who worked at The Gleaner as a freelance sports writer for...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2021 | 5:52 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Although he has not fought competitively in over a year, boxer Ricardo ‘Big 12’ Brown heads into the Tokyo Olympics this summer intent on landing a gold medal. Brown, Jamaica’s lone entrant in Olympic boxing this year, will compete in the...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2021 | 5:50 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In a move to improve its marketing efforts, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) recently signed a consultancy agreement with Moore Hues – a global strategic brand marketing agency that operates primarily in North America – to push its brand and...

Published:Tuesday | July 13, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Nathan Jones, the manager of English Football League (EFL) Championship side Luton Town, has complained about the timing of the Concacaf Gold Cup after recent summer signing Amari’i Bell was named in the Jamaica squad for the tournament. Bell...

Published:Tuesday | July 13, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens head coach Alex Thomas says his team will look to build on their first Jamaica Premier League (JPL) win, a 2-1 result over Humble Lion at the Stadium East yesterday. Goals from Jonoy Cunningham (14th) and Renaldo Cephas (75th) gave...

Published:Monday | July 12, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden’s new coach, Harold Thomas, says that getting the team’s first win of the Jamaica Premier League season, against high-flying Cavalier, is a boon. He hopes they can get better and go as far as possible this season. The St Catherine-...

Published:Saturday | July 10, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Sports, Olivia Grange, says the performance of England’s Jamaica-born football star, Raheem Sterling, at Euro 2020, has made Jamaicans, home and abroad, very proud. Speaking with Duncan Golestani of UK-based ITV news on Thursday,...

Published:Saturday | July 10, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

New Dunbeholden coach, Harold Thomas, admitted he is under no illusions as to what will be demanded of him. A former Harbour View and Rivoli United coach, Thomas was appointed to head the St Catherine-based Jamaica Premier League club’s coaching...

Published:Thursday | July 8, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) presidential candidate Alan Beckford maintains that this weekend’s extraordinary annual general meeting (AGM) should be called off until a more ethical process is employed. Beckford mentioned a letter from the...

Published:Thursday | July 8, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Fedrick Dacres says his performances in the discus throw over the last week have been disheartening. Dacres, 27, underwent surgery earlier this year for a torn ligament in his left hand and says his recovery is preventing him from executing his...

Published:Wednesday | July 7, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens defeated west Kingston rivals Arnett Gardens 1-0 in the Jamaica Premier League thanks to calculated substitutions from head coach Phillip Williams yesterday. Substitute Devroy Grey nodded home the winner in the 67th minute after...

Published:Tuesday | July 6, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier head coach David Laylor said his team should have bagged all three points from their second Jamaica Premier League (JPL) game of the season against Harbour View at the UWI/JFF/Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence yesterday. The...

Published:Monday | July 5, 2021 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General Secretary Arlene Martin says Professional Jamaica Football Limited (PFJL) has recorded all negative results for its first round of in-competition COVID-19 tests in the Jamaica Premier League. Martin says that the PFJL is impressed with the...

Published:Saturday | July 3, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse’s attack will be boosted by the return of Colorado Murray, the club’s top scorer from last season for today’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL) game against Dunbeholden at the UWI/Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence at 3:30 p.m....

Published:Saturday | July 3, 2021 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL), Christopher Williams, says the board is currently contemplating which venue will be the main match venue for this season’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL). With strict protocols in place to...

Published:Wednesday | June 30, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica will play the US Virgin Islands in their opening International Tennis Federation Davis Cup America Zone Group III match today in Panama, and coach/captain Dominic Pagon said nothing but a win is expected. The tournament is set to run from...

Published:Monday | June 28, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After losing all three meetings against Dunbeholden in the 2018-19 Jamaica Premier League season, Portmore United head coach Ricardo Gardner is pleased to have started the new season with a win over their St Catherine derby rival. Portmore, with a...

Published:Friday | June 18, 2021 | 1:03 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA), Paulton Gordon, says his administration is currently putting things in place to kick-start activities after the organisation was granted approval from the Government to host national training...

Published:Wednesday | June 16, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Yesterday’s passing of former Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) President Godfrey Lothian sent shock waves through the sporting world with several stakeholders hailing the administrator for his contribution and commitment to the sport....

Published:Wednesday | June 16, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Reggae Boyz’s tour of Japan might have ended on a disappointing note with their 4-0 loss to the hosts’ Olympic team, but as far as national defender Damion Lowe is concerned, the exercise was an overall positive experience for the Jamaicans...

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