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Published:Wednesday | March 20, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) has decided who it will support in Sunday’s Cricket West Indies election for president, but the results of a vote taken on Monday remain a closely guarded secret. JCA director, Dr Donovan Bennett, told The...

Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women’s football team head coach Hue Menzies said that he and members of his coaching staff will not discuss contractual arrangements being offered to them by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) until the players’ deals are first...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United secured the $1-million prize for topping the regular season of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL)after battering relegation favourites Montego Bay United 5-1 at Wespow Park in the penultimate round of games yesterday. The top six...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The physical nature of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) has once again come under criticism from Reggae Boyz team manager Roy Simpson, who believes that local referees encourage the overly aggressive culture by not enforcing some rules of the...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Sports Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange announced on Wednesday that an annual football tournament called the Caribbean/African Cup competition is in the making and is likely take place over the Emancipation/Independence celebrations or during...

Published:Thursday | March 14, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse coach Marcel Gayle says he is not focussing on the $1-million cash prize issued to the team that tops the regular season points standings in the Red Stripe Premier League. However, his team captain, Keithy Simpson, told The Gleaner that...

Published:Wednesday | March 13, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden’s fight for survival in the Red Stripe Premier (RSPL) is being spearheaded by forward Dean-André Thomas, who bagged a brace on Sunday as the St Catherine club eased to a 3-0 win over former champions Reno. Thomas has been the lynchpin...

Published:Wednesday | March 13, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Dalton Wint, says exciting young Jamaican winger Leon Bailey will not be invited to join the Reggae Boyz squad for the upcoming CONCACAF Nations League fixture versus El Salvador on March...

Published:Wednesday | March 13, 2019 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Jamaica Esports Initiative (JEI), Gregory Moore, has hailed the association’s acceptance into the International Esports Federation (IEF). Moore said the move by the world body came as a direct result of the JEI’s strong...

Published:Tuesday | March 12, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After losing his first two matches in charge, Tivoli Gardens’ new coach, Philip Williams, said it would take a little time for the players to get used to his coaching style and philosophy. Williams, who made his mark in schoolboy football with St...

Published:Tuesday | March 12, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Dalton Wint, pointed to a ‘misunderstanding’ while admitting that the federation had not yet issued contracts to the players and coaches of the FIFA Women’s World Cup-bound national senior...

Published:Monday | March 11, 2019 | 12:49 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is at the centre of another contract dispute, this time with coaches and players of the national senior women’s team, the Reggae Girlz, with the coaches denying claims made by president Michael Ricketts that...

Published:Saturday | March 9, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Catherine Football Association (SCFA) president, Peter Reid, says football in the parish is vibrant and kicking and that it is very difficult for someone with no history of service in the SCFA to have the answers the association requires. Reid...

Published:Friday | March 8, 2019 | 12:32 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Senior Reggae Girlz football team manager Jean Nelson says that qualification to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France will definitely have a positive effect on the local game. “The young (local) girls are now looking to become another Khadija...

Published:Thursday | March 7, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

For the majority of last season, UWI FC’s Ryan Miller was a contender for the Golden Boot before ending the season with 12 goals. The midfielder, however, had a dip in form late in the campaign, and UWI FC also suffered as they failed to hold...

Published:Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s history-making Reggae Girlz will headline the annual Bob Marley One Love football matches scheduled to take place this Ash Wednesday, March 6, at the Anthony Spaulding Sport Complex, starting at 4:00 p.m. The Reggae Girlz qualified for...

Published:Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Gregory Jones, organiser of the Victory Cup youth football competition, which was held at the Shortwood Teachers’ College on the weekend, said that including the Under-eight category in the tournament proved a major success and he hopes to find a...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United’s head coach, Shavar Thomas, said he was never worried by his team going down to 10 men after their eventful 1-0 win over high-riding UWI in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the UWI Bowl yesterday. Javon East got the game’s...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Table Tennis Jamaica’s (TTJ) president, Godfrey Lothian, believes the qualities and experience of newly appointed national coaches, Sandra Reittie and Dale Parham, will prove beneficial in their new roles as head coaches of the national programme....

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Jago High School will be seeking a new coach for next season’s schoolboy football campaign after Davian Ferguson announced that he will not be returning to the Spanish Town-based school. Ferguson carried St Jago to the second round of the...

Published:Saturday | March 2, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United’s midfield ace Andre ‘L.A’ Lewis, has returned home after he failed to tie down a permanent contract overseas since he was drafted by the Vancouver Whitecaps in 2014. Lewis was the MLS number seven draft pick in 2014, but he was...

Published:Saturday | March 2, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaica women’s football star Tashawna Vincent says it’s her lifelong ambition to work with the sports governing body FIFA and is glad she has been able to realise that dream after being selected by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) to...

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts, says the controversy surrounding the necessity of having three separate bodies to administrate the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) should be resolved by the start of the 2019-...

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Women’s Football Committee, Elaine Walker-Brown, announced recently that she will be challenging long-serving president of the St Catherine Football Association (SCFA), Peter Reid, for the position...

Published:Wednesday | February 27, 2019 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) President Dr Warren Blake has joined the race for the top post at the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) presidency. A new president for the regional...

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