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Published:Saturday | September 3, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Premier League (JPL) champions, Harbour View, take on a Caribbean All Stars team at the Old Boys High field in New York today at 5 p.m. and although they had to cut the players’ holidays short to get ready for this game, coach Ludlow...

Published:Thursday | September 1, 2022 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

FOR OVER two decades, the Sports Development Foundation (SDF) has been instrumental in developing many community sports grounds and facilities, which now exist islandwide. However, due to improper management and maintenance, many of these once-...

Published:Wednesday | August 31, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A QUARTET of youth Guyanese players have been recruited by St Jago High School for this season’s Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Manning Cup football competition. Brandon Solomon, Antwone Vasconcellos, Rajan Ramdeholl and Marcus...

Published:Tuesday | August 30, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dewith Frazer, coach of Jamaican boxers Joshua Frazer and Ricardo Brown, says the two fighters are progressing faster than anticipated and he expects the pair to improve their perfect pro records when they fight on September 9 in Brampton, Canada....

Published:Monday | August 29, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After taking Mona High School to the quarterfinals of last season’s Manning Cup, coach Craig Butler says they are a much stronger unit this season, and he believes they have a real shot at the title. Although he was quick to point out that...

Published:Saturday | August 27, 2022 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Footballers will wear some attractive jerseys during next season’s Manning Cup and daCosta Cup football competitions. The display was one of the features of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association’s (ISSA) schoolboy football launch on...

Published:Friday | August 26, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

New Mount Pleasant sporting director, Paul Christie, says he is looking forward to working with former national coach Theodore Whitmore at the St Ann-based club. Christie disclosed that he and the 1998 World Cup hero have a long-standing...

Published:Wednesday | August 24, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

SUNSHINE GIRLS head coach, Connie Francis, said that she will continue helping Jamaica to win a gold medal at netball’s biggest showcase. Francis has expressed an unwavering commitment, work ethic and led Jamaica’s senior women’s netball team to an...

Published:Tuesday | August 23, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Sunshine Girls coach Connie Francis has revealed that she will see out her contract with Netball Jamaica and will prepare the national netball team for the 2023 World Cup. Francis, who led the Sunshine Girls to a silver medal at the recent...

Published:Monday | August 22, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica won 12 medals on yesterday’s final day of the North American Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Senior Championship in Freeport, Bahamas, to add to the 12 they won on the previous two days. Traves Smikle, Shiann Salmon, and Andrew...

Published:Monday | August 22, 2022 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz coach Lorne Donaldson says he expects the team to be competitive against number 18-ranked South Korea in an international friendly on September 3 despite the unavailability of some key players. The Jamaicans will also play the South...

Published:Friday | August 19, 2022 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Reggae Girlz coach Hue Menzies continues to break down barriers and is proud to be the first black and the first Caribbean head coach of a National Women’s Soccer League ((NWSL) team in the United States. He was appointed by Gotham FC as...

Published:Thursday | August 18, 2022 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

RECENTLY, SIX Jamaican coaches participated in a Concacaf A licence course, put on by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), and head of coaching educaton at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Andrew Peart, is aiming to advance...

Published:Thursday | August 18, 2022 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA SCHOOL of Gymnastics (JSG) topped the Yamilet Pena Classic held in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic, from August 13-14, edging out the hosts to finish with the highest all-around score. Twenty-nine JSG gymnasts competed at recreational...

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2022 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

MOLYNES UNITED president, Herman Cruickshank, believes the hiring of Alex Thomas as coach will not only help the club stave off relegation from the Jamaica Premier League (JPL), but also finish in the top half of the table for the first time....

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2022 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

KEVIN COWAN, the agent of Jamaica and Spartak Moscow forward, Shamar Nicholson, confirmed that Turkish giants Galatasaray and a number of European clubs have been enquiring about the availability of the striker. Cowan has said if the right offer...

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...

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