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Published:Thursday | June 11, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Christopher Samuda, is in full support of a scaled-down version of the Olympic Games once the coronavirus crisis is not brought under control ahead of next year’s Tokyo instalment. The 2020...

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2020 | 12:52 PMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

New Netball Jamaica (NJ) president, Tricia Robinson, is confident the association will manage its way through the current global health crisis and come out better for it. Robinson took over the reins from Dr Paula Daley-Morris in February, just a...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2020 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of Molynes United Herman Cruickshank said the club will rely a lot more on community support rather than corporate assistance to help finance their way through the 2020-2021 Red Stripe Premier League season. Cruickshank said they placed...

Published:Monday | June 8, 2020 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United President Herman Cruickshank has said that the club is looking to upgrade its management for a better chance of survival in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) next season. Molynes battled relegation for a significant portion of the...

Published:Friday | June 5, 2020 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Acting Senior Veterinarian at the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) Dr Sophia Ramlal is confident that racing can be resumed at Caymanas Park on June 13 if the Government, by Monday, approves measures recommended by the organisation. On Wednesday,...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2020 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With the Carifta Games officially postponed until 2021 and no international junior competitions on the swimming calendar for the remainder of the year, Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) president, Martin Lyn, said the association will...

Published:Wednesday | June 3, 2020 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), Martin Lyn, is hopeful that the Government will grant the association permission to reopen the National Aquatic Centre by next month. Lyn, who lamented the financial implications of the...

Published:Tuesday | June 2, 2020 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

LOCAL FOOTBALL experts, Clyde Jureidini and Rudolph Speid, are of the opinion that the changes being proposed by Concacaf for the 2022 World Cup qualifying format are unfair and will put Jamaica’s chances of advancing at a disadvantage. Last July,...

Published:Tuesday | June 2, 2020 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association, Dr Warren Blake, said it is very pleasing to see local athletes get the opportunity to go out and train in groups once again. He added that he is now hopeful that World Athletics will...

Published:Monday | June 1, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Head coach Connie Francis says Jamaica’s senior netball team will restart training online, today. Francis is eager to resume her rebuilding programme for the 2023 Netball World Cup in South Africa. Francis, who is in her second stint as head coach...

Published:Thursday | May 28, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Lacrosse Association, Calbert Hutchinson, described Ishcah Browne and Jessica Sylvester, who both recently received full scholarships to American universities, as pioneers and expects the pair to be a source of inspiration...

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2020 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Davion Ferguson, coach of defending Manning Cup champions Jamaica College, believes that schools reopening and parental consent for players to attend training are the two main factors that will determine if any schoolboy football competition will...

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2020 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will appoint a new director of marketing, six months after Sophia Harris resigned from the post to pursue other ambitions. According to JFF General Secretary Dalton Wint, the federation has already selected the...

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2020 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Premier League of Jamaica Interim Committee (PLJIC), Christopher Samuda, expressed full confidence in the team that surrounds him and their ability to formulate a sustainable and viable business plan for Jamaica’s football within...

Published:Monday | May 25, 2020 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

FORMER JAMAICA Football Federation (JFF) and Portland Football Association (PFA) President Hugh Perry passed away at the University Hospital of the West Indies on Sunday morning after a brief illness. Perry, who served at president of the JFF from...

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National player Tyreek Magee says that although Miguel Coley is one of the toughest and most tactically astute coaches he’s worked with, Ricardo Gardner has had the most influence on his career. Magee played for Coley at Jamaica College (JC) before...

Published:Thursday | May 21, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Phoenix Sports Management (PSM) says there is no formal agreement between its client Leon Bailey and the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) regarding ethics. The JFF threatened sanctions for the player after comments he made on Instagram recently...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Captain of Waterhouse Football Club, Keithy Simpson, says the cancellation of the 2019-20 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season was a real shocker. The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) pulled the plug on the football season last Friday, due to...

Published:Monday | May 18, 2020 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Harbour View FC general manager Clyde Juriedini says voiding the 2019-2020 domestic football season will not only decrease the value of local footballers, but also leave clubs open to ‘bargain hunters’. However, Cavalier technical director Rudolph...

Published:Monday | May 18, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Michael Ricketts yesterday cancelled the 2019-2020 foot­ball season and declared all competitions null and void. Ricketts made the announcements via a Zoom media conference yesterday morning. “The...

Published:Friday | May 15, 2020 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

NATIONAL STRIKER Shamar Nicholson has supported teammate Leon Bailey’s criticisms of their head coach Theodore Whitmore’s selection policy. Bailey said in a recent Instagram interview that the current squad of players is capable of qualifying for...

Published:Thursday | May 14, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Harbour View FC midfielder Tyreek Magee says it is only a matter of time before he breaks into the starting team at Belgian first division football club K.A.S. Eupen. But the 20-year-old, who has been at the club since last summer, says he...

Published:Monday | May 11, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior men’s football team assistant coach Jerome Waite welcomes the decision by FIFA to allow teams the use of five substitutes when football leagues across the world resume. Waite also wants the decision to be implemented permanently....

Published:Monday | May 11, 2020 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

ORGANISERS OF the Ali Cup, a preseason high-school football competition hosted by Excelsior High, say despite this year’s cancellation because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they remain positive that some good can come out of the situation. The...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2020 | 8:52 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United captain Rosario Harriott says the Premier League Clubs Association shouldn’t rush to call off this season of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The league was stopped indefinitely in mid-March...

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