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Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 9:06 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter, Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer, Orane Buchanan/Staff Reporter, Paul-Andre Walker/Sports Editor

Louis van Gaal produced a tactical clinic against the USA. They were more than happy to give the Americans the ball to see what they could do with it and knew that Holland's quality in the final third would be good enough...

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:Thursday | December 1, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

THE SAYING ‘the ball is round’ has never held more true than at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Coaches here in Jamaica agree, saying smaller football nations have closed the gap on world football superpowers by improving their domestic leagues,...

Published:Wednesday | November 30, 2022 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

MOUNT PLEASANT United and Tivoli Gardens, who boast identical records after three games and sit next to each other in the table, will meet in their rescheduled Jamaica Premier League (JPL) match this afternoon at Drax Hall at 3 p.m. The two teams...

Published:Tuesday | November 29, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With two rounds of matches completed most of the groups at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar are evenly poised with a number of teams, including some tournament favourites, in danger of an early exit. Three fancied countries have already advanced...

Published:Monday | November 28, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The recently released 2021 Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) technical report has lamented the severe impact the coronavirus pandemic had on national youth teams preparing for international competitions. According to the report, which was presented...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s team to the Caribbean Junior Championships closed out the competition on Thursday with four silver medals, after the Russell sisters each added another two silver medals to the ones they won in Wednesday’s time trial. Chanelle, the elder...

Published:Thursday | November 24, 2022 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

AT THE recently held Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) annual congress, Spartak Moscow forward Shamar Nicholson and Reggae Girlz central defender Allyson Swaby were named the federation’s male and female footballers of the year. This, according to...

Published:Thursday | November 24, 2022 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

THREE FORMER daCosta Cup champions - Glenmuir, Garvey Maceo, and Rusea’s – will continue their hunt for silverware this schoolboy football season when the teams contest the rural area Ben Francis Cup quarterfinals today at St Elizabeth Technical....

Published:Thursday | November 24, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S O’DAYNE Richards, who was recently elected chairman of the NACAC Athletes’ Commission, is encouraging local and regional athletes to lodge their complaints with him or their local athlete representatives and he will do his best to have...

Published:Wednesday | November 23, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

IN 2018 the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) approved parkour as an official discipline of the sport, and with the arrival of the first-ever pieces of parkour equipment, courtesy of the Pan American Gymnastics Union (PAGU), Jamaica Amateur...

Published:Tuesday | November 22, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Amateur Gymnastics Association (JAGA) will host the annual International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) technical committee meetings at Oceans Coral Springs Hotel in Falmouth, November 25-29. President of JAGA, Nicole Grant-Brown, said it...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2022 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JOINT LEAGUE leaders Arnett Gardens and Montego Bay United highlight this weekend’s round of Jamaica Premier League (JPL) fixtures and Montego Bay United coach Donovan Duckie is hoping to make the most of home advantage. Duckie pointed out that an...

Published:Friday | November 18, 2022 | 6:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

ST CATHERINE High School continue their hunt for a three-peat of Walker Cup titles when they face off against Haile Selassie in one quarterfinal at the Prison Oval today starting at 3 p.m. The St John’s Road-based school won their first schoolboy...

Published:Thursday | November 17, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

THE JAMAICA Premier League (JPL) returns this afternoon, after a break over the weekend, with two high-profile rescheduled games at the Stadium East complex. In the opening game at 1 p.m., defending champions Harbour View take on the Theodore...

Published:Wednesday | November 16, 2022 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

THE FORMAT of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Walker Cup knockout competition is once again becoming a heated topic of discussion. The Walker Cup started in 1961 as a challenge trophy between the top four Manning Cup teams but...

Published:Wednesday | November 16, 2022 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA AND Miami FC midfielder, Lamar Walker, is being linked with a move to Preston North End (PNE), according to online reports. Deepdaledigest.com and 876 stream reported that Walker is being monitored by the League One club after he was...

Published:Tuesday | November 15, 2022 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz star striker Khadija Shaw is now well settled in England and is having an outstanding second season for Manchester City in the Women’s Super League (WSL). The big striker has already scored nine goals and provided one assist in eight...

Published:Monday | November 14, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz coach Lorne Donaldson is happy the team is creating chances and remains confident that the goals will come after Jamaica went down 2-1 to Paraguay in the second and final friendly international at the National Stadium last night....

Published:Monday | November 14, 2022 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After three rounds of the Jamaica Premier League (JPL), Montego Bay United are surprisingly the early league leaders. Local football observers have been praising coach Donovan Duckie for the improvements he has made to last season’s last-place...

Published:Saturday | November 12, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) second vice president Mark Bennett is expected to succeed outgoing president Wayne Shaw when affiliates cast their votes to elect a new leader this afternoon at the office of the Jamaica Football...

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2022 | 3:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON COLLEGE (KC) continued their dominance of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup with a 5-0 win over Charlie Smith yesterday at Stadium East that put them into the competition’s semi-final. Teyshawn Mattis (34th and 56th) scored a brace before the ‘...

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2022 | 3:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE GIRLZ coach Lorne Donaldson said his team must be prepared to take their chances against Paraguay as he anticipates that they will have their work cut out breaking down the Paraguay defence when the teams meet in their international friendly...

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2022 | 3:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

FORMER INTER-SECONDARY Schools Sports Association (ISSA) president, Dr Walton Small, said former competitions officer and close ally George Forbes was the person he leaned on during his 12 years in office, and that his influence on the organisation...

Published:Wednesday | November 9, 2022 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S REGGAE Boyz and the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon will square off in their first-ever meeting at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in the African country today at noon, and Jamaica coach Heimir Hallgrimsson believes it will be a good test for the...

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