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Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A disappointed and dejected Fiona Richards of Edwin Allen blamed officials for her failure to retain the girls Class One discus title at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Wednesday.Richards, who...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships technical committee, led by Garth Gayle, restored the girls' open triple jump competition to a one-round, straight-final event, after coaches (represented...

Published:Tuesday | March 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Petersfield's Class Two female middle-distant runner, Shaquena Foote, produced the performance of day one of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championship at the National Stadium, yesterday. Foote covered heat one of the girls Class...

Published:Monday | March 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

West Indies Player's Association, president and CEO, Wavell Hinds describes the development of twin sons, Alex and Corey Hinds, who were recently called to Jamaica under-15 squad as being "transformational". Hinds said being born in a cricket family...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Lance Rochester, first vice-president of water polo at the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), said winning just one of the four CARIFTA water polo finals at the Stadium pool yesterday is "disappointing". However, he is pleased with the...

Published:Wednesday | March 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The $27.5 million renovation of the National Aquatic Centre at Independence Park, in preparation for Jamaica's hosting of the 2018 Carifta Swimming Championships, which begins this Friday, was very 'pleasing' to Sports Minister, Olivia 'Babsy'...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Titchfield High School's eccentric coach Samuel Lamont said superior tactics made the difference as the rural champs defeated urban-area winners Kingston College (KC) 3-1 to retain the ISSA boys' Under-19 table tennis title at Excelsior High School...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaican international and Major League Soccer (MLS) player Tyrone Marshall believes Jamaican players appear to be having a harder time breaking into the MLS because of their inexperience and lack of exposure to professional practices and...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In his first local clay shooting tournament, Joseph Pinchin recorded a remarkable 96 from 100 birds to claim the 2018 NCB Capital Market Clay sporting championship at the Woodleigh Sports Complex in Clarendon on Sunday. The 17-year-old California...

Published:Wednesday | March 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Resident coach at the Jamaica Skeet club Khaleel Azan, wants an increase in schools and competitors participation in the sport.However, one of the biggest obstacles for schools in rurral Jamaica to get involved is that the Jamaica Skeet Club in...

Published:Wednesday | March 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After a closely contested JN Visa/KSAFA Jackie Bell knockout third-round encounter, Tivoli Gardens coach Omar Edwards said his team would have to know what they are doing if they hope to retain the Corporate Area knockout crown.Lamar Thompson's 35th...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Netball coaches Winston Nevers and Sylvester Campbell hold different views on the likely impact of the injury to Sunshine Girls defender Malysha Kelly to Jamaica's chances at the upcoming Commonwealth Games, which begins on April 4.Kelly ruptured...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

American International School of Kingston's (AISK) Peter Mahfood clipped Campion College's Matthew Joseph 62-61 in a closely contested super six shoot-off in the inaugural Tastee Inter-School Clay Shooting Challenge at the Jamaica Skeet Club to...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Neither the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) nor the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) have grounds to intervene in the ongoing impasse at the Arnett Gardens Football club between club president Patrick Roberts, the players and...

Published:Wednesday | February 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General Manager at the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), Denzil Wilks, has hopes of reviving a project to build a badminton court in the Haile Selassie High school auditorium after those plans fell through some time ago.Speaking at the launch of...

Published:Tuesday | February 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Joel Angus and Marc Anthony Salmon's quest to qualify a Jamaican badminton team to the Youth Olympics received aboost from the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) yesterday.The JOA has provided sponsorship for the two youngsters who will begin their...

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Allan 'Ali' Cole Jr had great love for school and football, and to commemorate the life and contribution of the late, former Excelsior High School Manning Cup captain, his alma mater will launch an annual summer football competition in his honour....

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Needing to win to keep pace with rivals in the battle for sixth place, many doubted UWI FC's ability to get three points against league leaders, Portmore United, despite playing at home at the UWI Bowl yesterday. But an inspirational performance...

Published:Friday | February 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Rusea's High, a school better known for its exploits in football, has been turning heads in track and field recently. After their back-to-back wins at the Western Championships, the Hanover-based school, is now looking to make its mark on the...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Michael Ricketts, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, said yesterday that there is nothing his association can do if Leon Bailey wants to represent another country other than the one of his birth.However, he insists that he will refuse...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Leon Bailey saga has taken another twist, with reports that the Jamaica-born Bundesliga star could qualify to represent the England national team through the grandparents of his adopted father, Craig Butler. According to noted immigration lawyer...

Published:Tuesday | February 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica will bow into action in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, South Korea today at 8 p.m. (10 a.m., Thursday, South Korea time) with Anthony Watson in heat one of the men'sskeleton event.Watson who is eyeing a medal in the event at his first...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's 2018 Commonwealth Games cycling representative Oshane Williams says that moving to Kingston for the last two months of preparation for the Commonwealth Games will quicken his progress and put him in a better position to make a big mark on...

Published:Wednesday | February 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Two errors from young Sandals goalkeeper Junior Stewart gifted Cavalier three points and a 2-1 victory in a Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) match at Stadium East yesterday.Cavalier went ahead after only eight minutes, when Paul Wilson scored...

Published:Sunday | February 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's first qualifier for the skeleton event at a Winter Olympics Games, Anthony Watson, will be aiming for gold and nothing less when he makes his debut in the sliding sport in Pyeongchang.Watson, who is ranked 79th in the world was not high...

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