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Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following their 4-0 defeat to Kingston College in their Group B Digicel/ISSA Manning Cup game on Tuesday, Calabar's coach, David Laylor, is convinced that he knows exactly what the problems are and how they can be fixed.Despite losing two of their...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) President Dr Warren Blake has declared his full support for a letter sent by the IAAF's Athletes Commission to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) denouncing a recommendation from the Compliance...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College's coach Ludlow Bernard has dedicated yesterday's 4-0 win over arch-rivals Calabar High, in an ISSA/Digicel Group B Manning Cup match, to the school's track and field team.Calabar have been dominating the 'Purples' on the track in...

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Jago track and field manager John Leiba has described the capture of former national hurdler Maurice Wignall as the school's new hurdles coach and Xavier Brown as a sprint coach as a master stroke on the part of the school.The Spanish Town-based...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Tivoli Gardens Football Club general manager Brian Rose said that he has yet to receive a response from club president, Edward Seaga, after handing in his resignation in July.Rose, who has been with the club for 15 years, first made his name...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Holy Trinity High School coach Devon 'Pablo' Anderson anticipates that they will have a tough time in their top-of-the-table ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Group G clash against the highly fancied Wolmer's Boys at Heroes Circle this afternoon at 3:30 p.m....

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts said the move to abandon the senior Reggae Girlz training camp ahead of the CONCACAF final-round World Cup qualifiers, which takes place in the United States from October 4-17, was a...

Published:Thursday | September 13, 2018 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Michael Ricketts, and national senior team coach, Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore, are both looking forward to fresh talks with Phoenix Academy founder Craig Butler on the possibility of Leon Bailey...

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

Tournament director of the 57th Stock and Securities Limited/Dolla Financial Services Montego Bay International Marlin Tournament, Londie Murray, said that the event has grown immensely since it was revamped four years ago and that they want it to...

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

Two local football experts have given the Reggae Boyz a thumbs up after a 4-0 win over the lowly ranked Cayman Islands in their opening CONCACAF Nations League match at the National Stadium on Sunday.Harbour View FC's general manager Clyde Jureidini...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier Soccer Club Technical Director Rudolph Speid says young Christopher Ainsworth, one of five young players selected to travel to Barcelona, Spain, for a training camp, is a good all-round player and he hopes the trip will be a good eye-opener...

Published:Monday | August 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica senior men's football team captain Ladale Richie has been savouring his new leadership role in his last four games in the national set-up. However, the former Montego Bay United defender believes the young players Theodore Whitmore carried...

Published:Monday | August 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Newly elected Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) president Marva Bernard insists that she wants to put post-election emotions behind her and concentrate on building on what her predecessors left behind to move the sport in the region...

Published:Thursday | August 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Keith Wellington, ISSA vice-president and principal of St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), admitted that the changes to the format of the Walker Cup and Ben Francis Cup - the urban and rural area knockout competitions - have watered down...

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National goalkeeper Amal Knight said they under-estimated the home team and almost suffered the consequences in their friendly international in Barbados on Monday night.The Jamaicans came from 2-0 down at half-time to get a draw against the plucky...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former FIFA referee Charles 'Charley' Barrett believes too much emphasis is being placed on female referees, to the detriment of their male counterparts.However, Peter Prendergast, another former FIFA referee, disagrees with his colleague's...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Local coaches Rudolph Speid and Vassell Reynolds expect a much tougher assignment when Jamaica's senior men's football team goes up against hosts Barbados this evening at 7:00 p.m.Both coaches were impressed with the Reggae Boyz's 5-1 win over...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Chess Federation (JCF) President Ian Wilkinson,said his decision not to seek re-election at the next annual general meeting, set for June 2019, was not influenced by his ambitions to become an administrative member of the World Chess...

Published:Thursday | August 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) President Wayne Shaw says the parish's young footballers are eagerly awaiting the second staging of the NestlÈ Milo One Day football tournament set for the Football Factory on September 9. After...

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs' veteran leg-spinner, Samuel Badree, says although he does not come into the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on the best form, he believes he has a big role to play later at the business end of the tournament.The former T...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica under-15 Reggae Girlz coach Andrew Price says that with Jamaica's poor infrastructure and system of development, it was always going to be difficult for his players to make an impact at the CONCACAF Under-15 Girls' Championship in Bradenton...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's lone diver on the international circuit, Yona Knight-Wisdom, says the next two years of his career will be very important and he is on the lookout for any possible sponsorship, that can help him achieve his ambitions.The England-born...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Martin Lyn, president of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), says local swimming icon Alia Atkinson is most deserving of the Order of Distinction (OD) award that will be bestowed on her at the nation's Heroes Day celebrations in...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Michael Ricketts, says he has been paying close attention to the efforts of sprint legend, Usain Bolt, to make his mark as a professional football player, and that he would fully support a call-up to the...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican diver Yona Knight-Wisdom said missing out on a Commonwealth medal was so devastating that it set the tone for him for the remainder of the season.However, he said, he learned lessons from the experience and that his only focus for next...

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