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Published:Tuesday | February 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

With former junior cyclist Brandon Reid recently graduating to the senior category, fans of the sport were left wondering who would step to the fore and dominate the junior class this year. However, after a convincing win at Sunday's...

Published:Saturday | February 10, 2018 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) interim president Calvin Martin has refuted reports that the National Basketball League (NBL) could be abandoned midway the competition because of a lack of sufficient funds.JABA received $1.5 million from the...

Published:Wednesday | February 7, 2018 | 11:10 PMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's footballers now have a greater chance of qualifying for the Olympic Games than in the past, after the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) and the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) entered an agreement to provide future Olympic squads with...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 5:50 PMLivingston Scott

Defending boys' champions St George's College, and last  year's girls' winners St Hugh's High, will be among the competing teams when the fourth school's lacrosse competition gets under way today at 2:30 p.m. at...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Lacrosse Association (JLA) vice president, Dwight Clarke, says their drive to secure at least U$80,000 (J$ 9.9 million) in funding for their participation in their first ever Lacrosse World Championship set for Israel in July, has been very...

Published:Monday | January 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Lacrosse Association (JLA) Vice-president Dwight Clarke believes the sport holds many scholarship opportunities for young people.He strongly believes that if Jamaican youths make lacrosse a pastime and are dedicated to it, they can be world...

Published:Monday | January 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Ten-man Tivoli Gardens' 2-0 win over Harbour View in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) yesterday saw the west Kingston club winning their fifth straight match at home, while extending their unbeaten run at the Edward Seaga Complex to nine games....

Published:Saturday | January 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Michael Ricketts, said the highest level of football is currently being played in Europe and that is where our best players should aspire to play.Nevertheless, he agreed with England-based agent Nasir...

Published:Thursday | January 4, 2018 | 12:58 AMLivingston Scott

Tivoli Gardens coach Omar Edwards says it will be tough to snap Arnett Gardens' 18-game unbeaten start to the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season when the teams meet at the  Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex this evening at 7...

Published:Wednesday | January 3, 2018 | 11:09 PMLivingston Scott

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), Martin Lyn, believes the country's participation in the inaugural UANA (Union Americana de Natacion) Swimming Cup will be massively beneficial for the swimmers.The championship which...

Published:Wednesday | January 3, 2018 | 1:51 PMLivingston Scott

General manager of Arnett Gardens Football Club, Richard Bennett, has dismissed reports that there is a pay dispute at the club. Bennett told The Gleaner on Wednesday that preparation is in high gear for the Caribbean Football...

Published:Wednesday | January 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) president, Martin Lyn, says his administration has set its sights on hiring a top level coach from overseas by the end of 2018.Lyn, who was elected to the post for a second time in November, said his team...

Published:Tuesday | January 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

National 400m champion Nathon Allen said his mother played a big role in him deciding not enter the professional circuit after an outstanding 2017 track and field season.Allen, who started Auburn University in January last year, was fifth in the...

Published:Saturday | December 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

National 400m champion Nathon Allen says even though his focus continues to be his pet event - 400m - he has not ruled out competing in the 200m or another event if he believes he can excel at it.Allen, a 4x400m Olympics silver medallist and 2017...

Published:Friday | December 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

After placing third in last season's Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championships, Portmore United's coach, Shavar Thomas, has set his sights on winning the 2018 edition of the tournament which is scheduled to kick off on January 31.Portmore...

Published:Thursday | December 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Leaders Portmore United will be looking to extend their win streak to six matches when they host UWI FC in one of five end of year Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) matches today.Portmore should be high on confidence after their impressive run, but...

Published:Tuesday | December 26, 2017 | 12:43 AMLivingston Scott

Much discussed young midfielder, Kyle Butler, the brother of Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey and the son of their controversial father and agent, Craig Butler, is confident he can add something to the Reggae Boyz midfield, but does not want the...

Published:Sunday | December 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

After rewriting the modern-day history of the Manning Cup and Olivier Shield, outstanding Jamaica College coach Miguel Coley says that his focus is now on making his mark internationally.He is now hoping that his appointment as assistant coach to...

Published:Saturday | December 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Kyle Butler's European journey has turned out much different from that of his brother, Leon Bailey.Both started at the same time, but while Bailey is now achieving a great deal of success in Germany with Bayer Leverkusen, Butler is playing in the...

Published:Friday | December 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Y-Speedos coach, Julian Millwood, said their impressive 38 medal haul at the recent Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad...

Published:Wednesday | December 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Michael Ricketts, said there is no need for a petition to include Leon Bailey in Jamaica's national team, as the Bayer Leverkusen star will be invited to the next game.However, Ricketts, could not...

Published:Tuesday | December 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Boys' Town FC head coach Andrew Price said the team would consider using the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex, the venue of rivals Arnett Gardens, for some of their home games for the rest of this season, in an effort to improve their form and avoid...

Published:Monday | December 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

A virtuoso performance from Portmore United's diminutive attacker, Maalique Foster, saw them to a comfortable 4-0 win over relegation battlers Boys' Town FC at the Barbican Complex yesterday.Foster scored one, assisted two, and made the other as...

Published:Monday | December 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Phoenix Football Academy dominated the inaugural Kidz Connection Youth Football Jamboree at the Duhaney Park football field on Saturday, making three out of four finals and winning two of them.The Craig Butler-founded academy defeated community team...

Published:Saturday | December 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

A source close to Dinthill Technical's daCosta Cup football programme has shared that team manager Greg McFarlane, who held Kaheem Parris' passport, which resulted in the player missing his flight to Florida on Wednesday morning with the All-Schools...

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