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Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Head coach of the national senior women’s team, Hue Menzies, said that the team will miss the aura and presence of assistant coach, Andrew Price, who was suspended for two weeks because of disorderly conduct. Price reportedly sent a derogatory...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A few weeks ago, Portmore and Waterhouse met at the National Stadium to decide the national championship. This evening, the top two local clubs will again lock horns, but this time for regional honours, when they square off in the decisive match of...

Published:Wednesday | May 15, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In September of 2018, Reggae Girlz star Trudi Carter realised her dream of becoming a professional footballer and was on top of the world when she signed for Italian club AS Roma. A month later, she surpassed that achievement when she helped...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Head coach Hue Menzies is hoping the Reggae Girlz will create a big impression when they face Panama in their farewell friendly international at the National Stadium on Sunday, their last game at home before departing for the FIFA Women’s World Cup...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tennis Jamaica (TJ) has reassumed full control of the nation’s Davis Cup campaign, including the team selection process and preparation after discussions with Russell Tennis Academy (RTA), which has withdrawn from an arrangement signed with the...

Published:Saturday | May 11, 2019 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

AS Capoise coach, Joseph Oudy, and Gener Pierre, technical director of Real Hope FA, both said their teams expect nothing less than wins against Waterhouse FC and Portmore United respectively. The teams arrived at the Norman Manley International...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The names David Summerbell Jr, Doug Gore, and Kyle Gregg should rev the anticipation with a promise of continued keen competition and rivalry at the Jamaica Race Drivers Club’s (JRDC) second race meet of the year, ‘Circuit Wheels on Fire’, set for...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) president, Martin Lyn, has moved to clear the air following his recent controversial statements concerning standout local swimmer Zaneta Alvaranga, noting that his comments were taken out of context....

Published:Tuesday | May 7, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Sporting clays coach Khaleel Azan says David Wong’s self-confidence led him to become the first sub-junior shooter to win a major tournament. The 13-year-old has been under the guidance of Azan since the summer of 2017 and was crowned Savannah...

Published:Monday | May 6, 2019 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation technical director, Wendell Downswell, says goal scoring remains a major problem for local teams and forwards, and that specialist training may be needed to get local strikers to world class standard. His comments follow...

Published:Saturday | May 4, 2019 | 12:20 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint says that the Reggae Girlz’s World Cup contract situation has still made no progress as the players’ lawyer is yet to respond to the deals offered. “It’s a simple contract that we have...

Published:Thursday | May 2, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Newly elected Tennis Jamaica (TJ) president John Azar is confident he and his team will make a big difference to the sport during his tenure, citing increased sponsorship and a return of international tennis to Jamaica as his main areas of focus....

Published:Wednesday | May 1, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

There are concerns that Monday night’s disruption of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final by unruly fans at the National Stadium will adversely affect the league’s ability to entice corporate support after missile-throwing incidents and an on...

Published:Tuesday | April 30, 2019 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Departing secretary of Tennis Jamaica, Leroy Brown, anticipates an uneventful and uncontroversial election of senior officers at the association’s annual general meeting (AGM) scheduled for the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), this evening at 5:...

Published:Tuesday | April 30, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite not winning an individual gold medal at the recent Carifta Swimming Championship, which was held in Barbados, Giani Francis was proud to see her hard work pay off. One of Jamaica’s outstanding performers in the 11-12 age category, she was...

Published:Monday | April 29, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) president Martin Lyn says that youngster Zaneta Alvaranga is not the only promise Jamaica has in swimming. Alvaranga impressed at the just-concluded Carifta Swim Championships in Barbados last week,...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The opening day of the Jamaica International Pistol Tournament took place at the Jamaica Rifle Association base on Mountain View Avenue yesterday. Jamaica’s three competitors on the day, Yeonnie Campbell, Greg Henry, and Paul Dixon, were hoping to...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Martin Lyn, president of the Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica, said that with greater government support, the island’s swimmers can accomplish a lot more in international competitions. Lyn was speaking to The Gleaner following the arrival...

Published:Wednesday | April 24, 2019 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Admin­istrative Association (JAAA) president Dr Warren Blake says that despite some of the ­nation’s top junior athletes pulling out of the recently concluded Carifta Games in the Cayman Islands, the country continues to show its...

Published:Tuesday | April 23, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Tennis Jamaica presidential candidate John Azar says there is no bad blood between him and executive members of the current administration. Azar battled the association in a court case for presidency in 2015 after allegations of overvoting and...

Published:Monday | April 22, 2019 | 12:27 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

George Phang, manager of Arnett Gardens FC, confirmed to The Gleaner yesterday that some senior players at the club had received dismissal letters and that its board is planning to reconstruct the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) team around youth...

Published:Monday | April 22, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts says they have received positive responses for three of the four girls awaiting clearance from the world governing body, FIFA, so they can become eligible to represent to the senior...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Keammar ‘Dada’ Daley’s goal against Cavalier in the second leg of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final provided a major boost for the former youth prodigy, who has been in and out of football over the last three seasons, mainly due to...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United hitman Javon East impressed for his club during the recent Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final win over Mount Pleasant with man-of-the-match performances in both legs. However, the striker is playing down his impact and is...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United coach Shavar Thomas described his team’s march to another Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final as a demonstration of their strength after their close 3-2 aggregate win over league newbies Mount Pleasant at the National Stadium on...

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