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Stories by Audley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 12:07 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

UNDER PRESSURE and desperate for a win, Jamaica came up big, defeating Honduras 2-0 to score their first victory and revive their hopes in FIFA World Cup qualifying football competition. In the away match at Honduras’ Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 12:11 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

BIDDING to keep their dreams alive for the Qatar 2022 World Cup Finals, Jamaica’s senior men’s national football team needs points, and they need them fast. Against Honduras, the Reggae Boyz get another opportunity to improve their lowly standing...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 12:09 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

PART of the rhetoric surrounding Jamaica’s Concacaf World Cup qualifying football match involves Honduras being a graveyard for the coaches of Jamaica’s senior men’s national football team. This has taken sharper focus due to word going the rounds...

Published:Monday | October 11, 2021 | 12:09 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

WITH THEIR FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign in tatters and desperately in need of points to get back into the race, Jamaica battled tooth a nail to secure a 0-0 draw with Canada at the National Stadium in Kingston yesterday evening. With goals...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2021 | 12:08 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S DEFENSIVE frailties were fully exposed and with that, their hopes of making the FIFA Qatar World Cup Finals sunk further in a 2-0 away loss against the United States team in Concacaf qualifying football action at the Q2 Stadium in Austin...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 12:09 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S SENIOR men’s football team, the Reggae Boyz, will be looking to scale a horde of unsettling challenges in acquiring a positive result against the United States in a Concacaf World Cup-qualifying Hexagonal fixture at Q2 Stadium in Austin,...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 12:07 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S coaching and management staff jetted off the island yesterday morning en route to Austin, Texas, where they will be based for their Concacaf World Cup qualifier against the United States on Thursday. Except for local-based players,...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:06 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

FACED with huge financial challenges, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will be drawing on the expertise of all its directors and finance committee to devise a solution. At the core of the JFF’s problems is its FIFA World Cup-qualifying bill,...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 12:09 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

WITH WORLD Cup qualification the common goal, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and its signature team, the Reggae Boyz, are looking to build vibe and chemistry from its best and worst performances of this Concacaf Hexagonal series to...

Published:Thursday | September 9, 2021 | 12:12 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

The Reggae Boyz put their first point on the board in Concacaf’s final round of World Cup qualifying for Qatar 2022 when they battled Costa Rica in an exciting 1-1 draw at the National Stadium in Costa Rica last night. Shamar Nicholson scored for...

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:10 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

WORLD CUP senior men’s qualifying football competition is very difficult. Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz have been slapped with that harsh reality in their opening matches for the Qatar 2022 Finals, with a 2-1 away loss in Mexico last Thursday and Sunday’s...

Published:Wednesday | September 1, 2021 | 12:10 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

OLYMPIC BRONZE medallist, Ronald Levy, emerged the only Jamaican winner as World Athletics’ Intercontinental Tour continued yesterday at the Palio Città della Quercia meeting in Italy, taking the men’s 110 metres hurdles final in 13.37 seconds....

Published:Friday | August 6, 2021 | 12:12 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

Fitz Coleman, coach of Olympic 110m hurdles gold medallist Hansle Parchment, says the Jamaican athlete has “more in the tank” and could possibly compete at the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France. The respected track and field coach and hurdles...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2021 | 12:11 AMAudley Boyd/Gleaner Writer

MUCH-LOVED and decorated track and field athlete Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and first-time qualifier boxer Ricardo Brown will be Jamaica’s flag bearers when the COVID-19 pandemic, year-delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games officially get under way with its...

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