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Stories by Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Published:Saturday | January 29, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

DaCosta Cup champions Garvey Maceo stand on the threshold of completing a magnificent schoolboy football season for the parish of Clarendon. Only Manning Cup champions Kingston College (KC) stand in their way. The two schools will battle each...

Published:Friday | January 28, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The fat lady hasn’t sung yet on Jamaica’s World Cup qualifying hopes. But she is tuning up the band. Despite having the lead for nearly half an hour with 10 men, the Reggae Boyz could not hold on to their lead, losing 2-1 to Mexico at the National...

Published:Thursday | January 27, 2022 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

INTER-SECONDARY SCHOOLS Sports Association (ISSA) President Keith Wellington has explained the reason fans were seen during Manning and Walker Cup finals at the Stadium East field on the weekend. Questions about the protocols in place for the...

Published:Wednesday | January 26, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Contrary to the way their Jamaica Premier League season opener played out, Arnett Gardens avoided a collapse to get off the mark in this campaign at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence yesterday. The ‘Junglists’ came from behind...

Published:Tuesday | January 25, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The omission of national midfielder Anthony Grant from Jamaica’s latest squad for the World Cup qualifiers has been described as shocking by Humble Lion head coach Andrew Price. Grant, 34, who has played in all but two qualifying games under...

Published:Monday | January 24, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Kingston College (KC) head coach Ludlow Bernard and captain Jemone Barclay said they trusted in goalkeeper David Martin’s big-game pedigree to carry them to the finish line, as his penalty shoot-out heroics spearheaded their latest ISSA/Digicel...

Published:Saturday | January 22, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Kingston Technical High School (KTHS) will hope to have a fairytale ending to their season as they face St Catherine High in the ISSA/Digicel Walker Cup final today at 1 p.m. at Stadium East. St Catherine High, the defending champions, are...

Published:Friday | January 21, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Having been sidelined because of the COVID-19 virus, national striker Khadija Shaw marked her return to the Manchester City starting q` 11 with a brace, leading her club to a 3-1 win over Bristol City on Wednesday in their Continental Cup quarter-...

Published:Thursday | January 20, 2022 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

NATIONAL MIDFIELDER Chinyelu Asher will be making her return to Europe for the upcoming season, joining Swedish outfit AIK Fotboll. Asher, 28, put pen to paper on a one-year contract with the club, departing National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL)...

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

JAMAICA WILL have to continue their World Cup qualifying campaign without home support, at least for the immediate future. The Jamaica Football Federation confirmed that the upcoming home World Cup qualifiers will be played behind closed doors for...

Published:Monday | January 17, 2022 | 4:35 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica's preparations for the upcoming friendly international against Peru has hit a setback as three members of the delegation tested positive for COVID-19. In a release by the Jamaica Football Federation this afternoon, two players and an...

Published:Monday | January 17, 2022 | 12:54 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

For the first time in 24 years, Jamaica will compete in the four-man bobsled event at the Winter Olympics. Jamaica secured the final spot in the 28-team field for next month's Games in Beijing based on their international results this season....

Published:Monday | January 17, 2022 | 8:47 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

After a sudden end to life in Egypt, national defender Damion Lowe says that he will make his professional return to the United States and Major League Soccer (MLS) with Inter Miami. The David Beckham-owned club made the signing official yesterday...

Published:Saturday | January 15, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Clarendon College head coach Lenworth Hyde and Dinthill Technical High School head coach Oneil Thomas have both praised the work that the rural schools have done to increase the competitive level as they prepare to do battle in the first all-rural...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2022 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

St Ann Football Association president Danny Beckford says the parish associations will be faced with a difficult decision on whether they should continue to support Jamaica Football Federation president Michael Ricketts, in light of the resolution...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2022 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

SPORTS MINISTER Olivia Grange says the door has not been closed on spectators being allowed to attend the 2022 Carifta Games. Grange was speaking at last Thursday’s press briefing to mark the countdown to the 49th edition of the competition, which...

Published:Wednesday | January 12, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

DESPITE THEIR best efforts, the clock finally struck midnight for Charlie Smith High in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup. Their resilience proved no match for defending champions Jamaica College who defeated them 3-0 in their semi-final yesterday at...

Published:Wednesday | January 12, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

NATIONAL MIDFIELDER Peter-Lee Vassell will have a new home for the 2022 season, after completing a deal to join United Soccer League (USL) championship side Hartford Athletic. The announcement was made yesterday pending league and federation...

Published:Tuesday | January 11, 2022 | 9:52 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Carifta Games Local Organising Committee (LOC) Chairman Mike Fennell says the delay in finalising corporate partners is because of broadcasting requirements that are yet to be determined. Fennell was speaking at last Thursday’s press briefing to...

Published:Tuesday | January 11, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Charlie Smith High School head coach Eugene Williams says that their resilience throughout a difficult season put them in the ideal situation to claim a spot in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup final. Charlie Smith will face defending champions Jamaica...

Published:Saturday | January 8, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National striker Michail Antonio will be staying with his English Premier League (EPL) club West Ham United for the foreseeable future. Antonio, 31, signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2024 with the option of...

Published:Saturday | January 8, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Kingston College’s (KC) head coach Ludlow Bernard, and Lenworth Hyde, the head coach at Clarendon College, have said that history will not dictate the approach to their ISSA Championship Cup semi-final clash today at 1 p.m. at the Stadium East...

Published:Friday | January 7, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) chairman Christopher Williams says that taking Jamaica Premier League clubs public will be the next step in ensuring a viable financial future. His comments come as PFJL seeks to have at least one...

Published:Thursday | January 6, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

HUMBLE LION Chairman Mike Henry and Molynes United President Herman Cruickshank have both indicated financial concerns affecting their clubs as they prepare for the upcoming Jamaica Premier League season. The 2022 campaign is expected to start...

Published:Wednesday | January 5, 2022 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Local Organising Committee (LOC) chairman for the 2022 Carifta Games, Mike Fennell, has admitted that the recent decisions barring spectators from local sporting events have caused a reshuffle in their plans for getting approval for spectators for...

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