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Stories by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tomorrow is Hall of Fame raceday at Caymanas park.A number of Hall of Fame inductees from last year will have races named in their honour on the 11-race card. The programme begins with the running of the Dr St Aubyn Bartlett event over 1600 metres...

Published:Saturday | June 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Local coaches, Rudolph Speid, Lenworth Hyde and Jerome Waite all heaped blame on Spain's new coach, Fernando Hierro, for the country's 3-3 draw with Portugal in their Group B World Cup game in Russia yesterday.Cavalier's Speid, Arnett Garden's...

Published:Wednesday | June 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of Wisynco, William Mahfood, says his company intends to take its sponsorship of the Jamaica Derby into the 100th running of the event in the next two years.Wisynco is in the second year of a three-year partnership with promoters Supreme...

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

Grace Alvaranga - the chaperone for young swimmers Zaneta Alvaranga and Jordan Hinds, who completed a one-week swim camp at Nova Southern University Complex in Miami, Florida, between June 3 and 11 - said the local association needs to take a deeper...

Published:Saturday | June 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore Whitmore believes that Jamaica has enough talent to do well at the upcoming CONCACAF League of Nations and the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers.Whitmore, however, remains concerned about a few positions, and he is hoping to...

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's men's Davis Cup team failed to advance to the next stage of the Americas Group III qualifiers despite scoring a 2-1 win over Honduras in their final match of the group in Escazu, Costa Rica, yesterday.The Jamaican team, which needed to win...

Published:Wednesday | May 30, 2018 | 11:16 PMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier's technical director, Rudolph Speid, strongly believes they have a good crop of talented players who can make a big impression at the club's first visit to the Gothia Cup youth football tournament, July 12-15, in Sweden.The Gothia Cup is...

Published:Wednesday | May 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Roman Tavares-Finson created history at the Jamaica Skeet Club (JSC) in Portmore on Sunday, when he became, at age 14, the youngest ever local shooter to qualify for the 'A' class section.The young prodigy was in sparkling form at the 'You can do...

Published:Wednesday | May 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica could consolidate second place in Pool B of Group III of the Americas Davis Cup qualifiers in Escazu, Costa Rica, today if they can score a win over Antigua and Barbuda.The Jamaican team, Rowland Phillips, Dimitri Bird, Marcus Malcolm and...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After a second successive season in the Maltese Premier League, Phoenix Academy product Kemar Reid believes he is not far from making the breakthrough to one of the more prominent football leagues in Europe.Reid netted four times for Maltese club,St...

Published:Monday | May 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

You can do anything, Jamaican Society for the Blind Charity Shoot, overall champion, Craig Simpson said he was specially motivated for the event, being a father of a child with special needs.Simpson, who shot an impressive 97 to take the title ahead...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Annette Atkinson, senior manager for corporate affairs and communication at Guardian Life, said they have gone past the almost 6,000 participants who took part in last year's Guardian Life Keep It Alive Night Run and are on track to surpassing the...

Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Netball Jamaica (NJ) Director Wayne Lewis says they will be exploring all possible avenues to have Sasher-Gaye Henry return as head coach, but warned that the board is not ruling out the possibility of closing the chapter and moving on.Henry...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

West Indies cricket legend Jeffrey Dujon says that despite Test cricket's fall in prominence and importance, this format has too much history and tradition for it to die.Dujon was commenting on former New Zealand captain Brendon McCallum's comments...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Cornwall College standout striker Jourdain Fletcher is said to be recovering in hospital after being involved in a car crash in Negril, Westmoreland, yesterday.According to Jamaica senior men's football team manager, Roy Simpson, he spoke...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Netball Jamaica Director, Wayne Lewis said the president, Paula Daley-Morris, and the board are hoping for a quick resolution to the resignation of Sunshine Girls coach Sasher-Gaye Henry.Although the next meeting between the president and coach is...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Lacrosse Association (JLA) vice-president Dwight Clarke says that the association is still seeking U$40,000 for airfare to travel to the country's first ever Lacrosse World Cup appearance in Netanya, Israel from June 12 to July 21.Clarke...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A revamped Under-21 football competition is expected to come on stream early next year.During the recent TVJ Sports Town Hall meeting at the sports lounge at 100, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Mike Ricketts revealed that the...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Boxing Board of Control, Stephen 'Bomber' Jones, says the change in format and an improvement in the quality of local boxers are two reasons the Contender series has produced so many one-sided encounters and early knockouts...

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

Newly appointed national under-23 head coach Donovan Duckie believes that he has the experience and organisational skills to develop a competitive unit that can challenge for one of the two available CONCACAF spots for the 2020 Olympic Games.Jamaica...

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

Red Stripe Premier League champions Portmore United went down 4-3 to Dominica Republic's Atletico Pantoja, in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship semi-final at the Anthony Spaulding Sport Complex yesterday.Luis Jose and Eduardo...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Top racing commentator Bryan 'Spuddy' Rickman and racing analyst and commentator Howard Abrahams believe that promoters Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) face a difficult task to make the industry viable.The two long-standing...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior women's team took a big step towards qualifying for the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge series final round after blanking Guadeloupe 13-0 in their opening Group B game at the Stade Sylvio Cator in Port-au-Prince, Haiti,...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following a recent shake-up at the promoting company, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited's (SVREL), Chairman Michael Bernard is confident that the new team they have put together will move the horse racing industry forward.Main...

Published:Tuesday | May 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary and Former Manchester FA President Dalton Wint has responded to Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Vice-president Carvel Stewart's criticism of planned changes to how teams qualify...

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