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Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Today’s Jamaica versus Bermuda football friendly at the Montego Bay Sports Complex is on as scheduled at 7 o’clock but president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts, says this could change. Yesterday, Minister of Health Dr...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite giving up an injury-time goal to only come away with a point from their Monday night Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game against Waterhouse, Arnett Gardens’ coach Alex Thomas says they are still in the race for a top- six berth. Kemal...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Angus Arthur became the first Jamaican to win an international wrestling gold medal after he defeated Costa Rica’s Maxwell Lacey Garita 13-1 in the 92kg men’s freestyle weight class at the Pan American Games on Sunday. Jamaica Wrestling Federation...

Published:Monday | March 9, 2020 | 12:31 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens heaped pressure on rivals Arnett Gardens in the battle for a top six spot in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) after a comfortable 5-1 win over relegation-bound Vere United at the Edward Seaga Complex yesterday. Davian Garrison (...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens coach, Philip Williams, believes victory over relegation bound Vere United in this weekend’s round of Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) games will strengthen their bid for a top six place. Tivoli, 40 points, are one place outside the...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz team manager, Roy Simpson, does not expect the international friendly between Jamaica and the Bermuda national team on Wednesday at the Montego Bay Sports Complex to be postponed by the coronavirus outbreak. “We will continue to consult...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2020 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica Martin Lyn expects more medals and better times when Jamaica take the pool at the Carifta Swimming Championships, slated for April 11-14 in Barbados. Jamaica placed second behind The Bahamas at...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2020 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite losing to hosts Dominican Republic in the quarterfinals of the Concacaf Under-20 Women’s Championship yesterday, adviser Hubert Busby said he was proud of the performances of Jamaica’s young Reggae Girlz throughout the tournament. Jamaica...

Published:Wednesday | March 4, 2020 | 12:39 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following a mystery virus scare at the nation’s only racehorse track, Caymanas Park, last week, senior Jamaica Racing Commission veterinarian Dr St Aubyn Bartlett says things are ‘back to normal’. Last week a number horses at the track were...

Published:Monday | March 2, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United’s head coach, Ricardo ‘Bibi’ Gardner, insists their recent disappointments at the Caribbean Club Championship and Concacaf Champions League, have not dented their confidence despite suffering a 1-0 loss to Tivoli Gardens in the Red...

Published:Saturday | February 29, 2020 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier coach Rudolph Speid believes the inconsistency in his team’s performance this season has been a result of the inexperience within their ranks. Speid noted that the average age of the team has dropped drastically this season, with...

Published:Friday | February 28, 2020 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) presidential candidate Andrew Lue says that the organisation’s long-awaited annual general meeting (AGM) and election of officers,are no closer to being held as Godfrey Lothian’s administration is yet to...

Published:Thursday | February 27, 2020 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica scored a historic and impressive 3-1 win over regional giants, Canada in Group E of the Concacaf under-20 women’s football championship in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic, yesterday. Goals from captain Jody Brown (20), Lacey Murray (80),...

Published:Wednesday | February 26, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A mystery illness which was detected at Caymanas Park yesterday will not force the postponement of today’s 11-race Ash Wednesday card at The Caymanas Park. The holiday meet will go ahead as planned according to senior Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC...

Published:Tuesday | February 25, 2020 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier’s out-of-favour national goalkeeper, Jeadine White, is relieved to be back at the club after spending a year at Humble Lion in Clarendon. “I am very happy to be back home (at Cavalier). I am always comfortable here, and my best self has...

Published:Thursday | February 20, 2020 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint says that the federation would welcome the return of the Caribbean Cup after Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president Randolf Harris said he is considering bringing back the...

Published:Wednesday | February 12, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The 2019 champion trainer, Anthony ‘Baba’ Nunes, says after his recent experience with his now four-year-old colt SUPREME SOUL he has no intention of racing his horses overseas again. After a near three-month sojourn in Florida where he competed...

Published:Thursday | February 6, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) senior veterinarian officer Sophia Ramlal says that the Jamaica Veterinary Service Division (JVSD) is expecting last year’s Triple Crown winner SUPREME SOUL back in the island by next week. The JVSD has been lobbying...

Published:Wednesday | February 5, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former national senior women’s team coach, Charles Edwards, has heaped blame on the nation’s football administrators for the Reggae Girlz’s disappointing showing at the ongoing Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifiers in the United States. Edwards, who...

Published:Tuesday | February 4, 2020 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Xavier Gilbert, organiser of the Tarania Clarke Girl Power Invitational football tournament, held at Excelsior High School last Saturday, said they intend to make the event an annual one with plans to expand and include schoolboys in future...

Published:Monday | February 3, 2020 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden FC team manager Paul Christie said there was local and international interest in the club’s Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) leading striker Dean-Andre Thomas during the January transfer window. But although none of the deals...

Published:Saturday | February 1, 2020 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior team head coach, Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore, has refuted claims that he is eyeing a new assistant coach and that the current holder of the post, Jerome Waite, will not accompany him and the team as the second-in-command into the...

Published:Wednesday | January 29, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz head coach Hubert Busby Jr says said getting a win against Mexico in their opening game of the Concacaf Women’s Olympic qualifiers will be crucial to setting the tone for the qualifiers and he believes he has a squad capable of...

Published:Monday | January 27, 2020 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former president of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) Marland Nattie said the passing of former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, is ‘a sad moment in basketball history”. Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven other unidentified...

Published:Thursday | January 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

ISSA competition’s director George Forbes, who demits the position this April after 18 years of service, feels hard done by. Forbes says that he is being forced to make his exit on a technicality because of what he believes are the ‘personal...

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