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Published:Tuesday | January 25, 2022 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following his team’s 3-0 win over nine-man Cavalier yesterday, Waterhouse coach Marcel Gayle insists his team can get even better in this season’s Jamaica Premier League. Gayle said the result is a reflection of the hard work in training over the...

Published:Monday | January 24, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens (TG) forward, Warner Brown, scored for a second straight week in the Jamaica Premier League (JPL), to help his team to come from behind twice to earn a 2-2 draw with Humble Lion at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of...

Published:Monday | January 24, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Rugby Union (JRU) President Jerry Benzwick is highly optimistic that the national team will be included in the second leg of the HSBC Rugby Sevens series now being held in Spain. The Jamaican team received a last-minute invitation to the...

Published:Monday | January 24, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National athletes Julian Forte and Candice McLeod say their current partnership with Kingston Jerk as a nutrition sponsor has filled a major gap regarding their nutritional demands, and both are now encouraging more athletes to look for...

Published:Saturday | January 22, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Waterhouse and Tivoli Gardens coach Calvert Fitzgerald and Paul ‘Tegat’ Davis, the Arnett Gardens head coach, both believe that new coach Paul Hall laid a good foundation in his first game against Peru on Thursday night despite losing 3-0....

Published:Thursday | January 20, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

FOLLOWING THE Inter-Secondary School Sports Association’s (ISSA) decision to disqualify Mona High School from the Walker Cup final, coach Craig Butler told The Gleaner he will step away from schoolboy football after just one season. ISSA took the...

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2022 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association’s (ISSA) decision to disqualify Mona High School from the Walker Cup final, for using two ineligible players in the semi-finals, President Keith Wellington insists the rules are clear. Mona...

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2022 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

HARBOUR VIEW forward, Trayvon Reid, who scored two goals to earn his team a late 2-2 draw with Molynes United in the Jamaica Premier league (JPL) at the UWI-Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence on Tuesday, believes that in order to improve,...

Published:Wednesday | January 19, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

CHAIRMAN OF the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) technical committee, Rudolph Speid, said former Liverpool legend John Barnes should apply for the job if he is interested in coaching the Reggae Boyz in the future. In a recent interview, the former...

Published:Tuesday | January 18, 2022 | 8:59 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following his last-minute qualification to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics last Friday in Liechtenstein, Jamaica’s alpine skier, Benjamin Alexander, is now eyeing a role in the Jamaica Ski Federation (JSF). Alexander, who registered 154.14 points...

Published:Monday | January 17, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier’s assistant coach, David Laylor, has hailed the quality and resilience of his team after they scored a thrilling injury-time 2-1 win over Arnett Gardens in the opening Jamaica Premier League (JPL) game at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell...

Published:Saturday | January 15, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Catherine High are on track to win their second successive ISSA Walker Cup KO title after beating Excelsior High 2-1 on penalties in a semi-final match at the Stadium East field yesterday. However, standing in their way are the Craig Butler-...

Published:Saturday | January 15, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kevin Cowan, the agent for national forward Shamar Nicholson, says the player has turned down the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) invitation for the country’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers because of a “complicated personal matter”. In an...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

NEW MONTEGO Bay United technical director Ricky Hill believes that he has a unique set of coaching skills that can help lift the club and players. Hill, a former England midfielder who has managed clubs such as Tampa Bay Rowdies, Luton Town, and...

Published:Wednesday | January 12, 2022 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

THE MANAGEMENT of Reggae Boyz defender has come to his defence after claims by his former club, Al Ittihad Alexandria, that the player’s unprofessional behaviour led to his contract being terminated by mutual agreement with the club on the weekend...

Published:Monday | January 10, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

It will be another three months before Jamaica’s Olympic gymnast, Danusia Francis, makes a full recovery from the knee injury which prevented her from completing her artistic gymnastics event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Francis told The Gleaner...

Published:Monday | January 10, 2022 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following government approval for national team training, president of the Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF), Fabian Stewart, is anticipating that approval for competition is not far behind. The approval for senior men’s and women’s teams to begin...

Published:Saturday | January 8, 2022 | 10:38 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After an impressive third-place finish at the end of the North American Cup season, Jamaican bobsledder Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian is poised to receive qualification for the two-woman bobsleigh event at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in February...

Published:Thursday | January 6, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

BOTH JAMAICA College (JC) and Clarendon College, firm favourites to come out of the first round of the ISSA Champions Cup, struggled today at the Stadium East field as schoolboy football restarted in earnest yesterday. Playing against Garvey Maceo...

Published:Wednesday | January 5, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

DINTHILL TECHNICAL High School coach, Oneil Thomas, said his team is not the overwhelming favourite everybody assumes going into the ISSA Champions Cup quarter-final game against St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) today at the St Elizabeth...

Published:Wednesday | January 5, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

YOUNG REGGAE Girlz coach Xavier Gilbert is in a race against time, even as he seeks to whittle down the final under-17 and under-20 squads for Concacaf age-group championships set to kick off as early as February. The final stage of the Concacaf...

Published:Tuesday | January 4, 2022 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A NUMBER of sports in Jamaica have been on an extended hiatus because of the health concerns spurred by the two-year-plus global pandemic, COVID-19. While sports such as rugby and boxing competed internationally, government approval to hold local...

Published:Monday | January 3, 2022 | 12:49 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National Director of football, Wendell Downswell, believes it is a great opportunity for the young players named in the Reggae Boyz squad to face Peru on January 20 in Lima, to stake their claim not only for a place in the current World Cup...

Published:Saturday | January 1, 2022 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National cyclist Llori Sharpe, who recently signed a one-year contract with European female cycling team Canyon/Sram Generation, says her ambition is to represent Jamaica in the world’s biggest events. Sharpe, a former triathlete, has the...

Published:Thursday | December 30, 2021 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

VICE-PRESIDENT of the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF), Adrian Clarke, is up in arms with the German embassy, which has twice denied visa applications for national female cyclist Llori Sharpe. Sharpe, who recently signed a one-year contract with...

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