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Published:Monday | August 15, 2022 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Memphis University right back, Maliek Howell, got his second international call-up for the Reggae Boyz when he was named for the Austria Mini Football Tournament in Vienna, Austria, from August 20-26. College players getting called to the senior...

Published:Monday | August 15, 2022 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz will travel to the Austria Mini Football Tournament in Vienna, Austria, from August 20-26, with a largely inexperienced squad and interim coach Merron Gordon will be banking on veteran defender Adrian Mariappa to help the...

Published:Saturday | August 13, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Veteran coach Lebert Halliman will be the toast of the annual Ali Cup preseason schoolboy football tournament, which takes place on the Excelsior High School grounds today and tomorrow. Carlton Hammond, chief executive officer (CEO) for the Green...

Published:Saturday | August 13, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Merron Gordon, the Reggae Boyz’s stand-in coach for the Austria mini football tournament in Vienna from August 20-26, says there is no pressure to win any of the three games as the main objectives are to expose the best local players and introduce...

Published:Thursday | August 11, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

AFTER GUIDING the Sunshine Girls to their first major international final, coach Connie Francis could walk away before the World Cup in South Africa next year because of the mental pressure that comes with the job. Francis, who has a four-year...

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

SUNSHINE GIRLS head coach, Connie Francis, expects her players to maintain the level of focus and maturity they displayed at the Commonwealth Games going into next year’s World Cup in South Africa, where the objective will be similar. Unlike at...

Published:Tuesday | August 9, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA FOOTBALL Federation (JFF) technical committee chairman, Rudolph Speid, revealed that the federation recently passed regulations to govern the growing number of football academies islandwide. Speid said the regulations have been in place for...

Published:Tuesday | August 9, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE GIRLZ coach Lorne Donaldson now has a unique set of achievements. After he guided the senior national women’s team to a second consecutive FIFA World Cup qualification, he then had the pleasure of seeing his Real Colorado U17 girls’ club...

Published:Tuesday | August 9, 2022 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

CHRIS JAMES, a Barbican Football Club executive, has chastised Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) clubs for voting to cancel the under-13 and under-15 competitions, usually held over the summer. James revealed that, at a recent...

Published:Monday | August 8, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

ON SUNDAY, the Sunshine Girlz played their first Commonwealth Games netball final against Australia in Birmingham, England, and local alcohol distiller Wray and Nephew announced that they would commit $14 million over the next three years to the...

Published:Saturday | August 6, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

SENIOR REGGAE Girlz coach Lorne Donaldson is hoping that talks to reach an agreement for his long-term service, at least for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, will commence after the holidays. Donaldson, who is in the...

Published:Thursday | August 4, 2022 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

WATERHOUSE FC’S head coach, Marcel Gayle, says his team made some “criminal” mistakes during their 6-0 defeat by Pacific FC in a Concacaf League preliminary round second-leg tie in Langford, Canada, on Tuesday night, and they paid the price. The...

Published:Thursday | August 4, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA U15 girls’ coach, Tashawna Vincent, said her team’s 11-0 defeat to the United States in their League A, Group A Concacaf U15 Girls Championship at the Hillsborough County Sportsplex in Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday, re-emphasised the...

Published:Wednesday | August 3, 2022 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA FOOTBALL Federation (JFF) technical committee chairman Rudolph Speid has dismissed reports that there will be no women’s premier league this year. On the contrary, Speid said there are plans to make the women’s league a stronger product and...

Published:Tuesday | August 2, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S U15 girls’ coach Tashawna Vincent believes that for multiple reasons organisers of the Concacaf U15 girls development championship, now taking place at the Hillsborough County Tournament Sportsplex in Tampa, Florida, should consider...

Published:Tuesday | August 2, 2022 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

THE LATE approval of Briana Williams by Commonwealth Games organisers yesterday means the young Jamaican sprinter will not participate when the track and field events jump out of the blocks in Birmingham, England, today. According to track and...

Published:Monday | August 1, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With only a day to go before the start of track and field competition at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, Jamaica’s track and field team manager, Ludlow Watts, was busy seeking approval for some late inclusions to the team late...

Published:Monday | August 1, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica interim senior men’s coach Paul Hall will not be in charge of the Reggae Boyz when the team travels to Austria for a mini football tournament, from August 20 to 26. According to the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) technical committee...

Published:Monday | August 1, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tennis Jamaica tournament director David Sanguinetti believes Alyssa James is the island’s number-one female tennis prospect after she became the first Jamaican female to win an International Tennis Federation (ITF) event. James beat Zoya Chulak of...

Published:Saturday | July 30, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Christopher Bailey, a member of the Ali Cup organising committee, has revealed that an added feature for the return of the preseason schoolboy football tournament this year will be the awarding of three scholarships to students of Excelsior High...

Published:Thursday | July 28, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

WATERHOUSE COACH Marcel Gayle believes that while his team is evenly matched with Pacific FC, following their 0-0 preliminary round Concacaf League first-leg match at Sabina on Tuesday, he can get the better of the Canadian outfit. The results left...

Published:Wednesday | July 27, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

PRESIDENT OF the Jamaica Lacrosse Association (JLA), Calbert Hutchinson, is hoping a prominent local musician can compose a theme song for the men’s team for their appearance at the 2023 Lacrosse World Championships in San Diego, California....

Published:Tuesday | July 26, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse coach Marcel Gayle is hoping they can capitalise on home advantage when the football club faces Canadian Premier League (CPL) champions, Pacific, in a preliminary round Concacaf League tie at Sabina Park today at 7 p.m. In their two...

Published:Tuesday | July 26, 2022 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kemar Ricketts, coach of Treasure Beach FC, is hoping the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will give his players more time to recover from a viral illness which forced the postponement of their second-leg Tier Two semi-final against Chapelton on...

Published:Monday | July 25, 2022 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Lacrosse Association (JLA) president Calbert Hutchinson said the men’s senior team will use the disappointment of losing the gold medal match 6-5 to Puerto Rico in the Pan American Association Regional qualifying final in Colombia on Friday...

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