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Published:Saturday | February 18, 2023 | 12:56 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Despite another opportunity lost for three points to close the group stage of the Under-17 Concacaf Championship, national under-17 defender Adrian Reid’s focus is on the larger goal of ending a 10-year wait for Jamaica to make the Under-17 FIFA...

Published:Friday | February 17, 2023 | 12:52 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica’s first international meeting with Spain saw an impressive attacking and passing display from the European team. They put the Reggae Girlz under extreme pressure and the Jamaican team went down 3-0 in their Cup of Nations Tournament opener...

Published:Wednesday | February 15, 2023 | 1:33 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

NATIONAL UNDER-17 head coach Merron Gordon’s warning of the group going down to the wire came to fruition as two late goals, as well as a red card, doomed the young Reggae Boyz to a 2-1 defeat to Guadeloupe in their second group game of the...

Published:Wednesday | February 15, 2023 | 12:31 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

THOUGH THE February international window marks the beginning of formulating the final roster for the Women’s World Cup, national senior women’s head coach Lorne Donaldson has been forced to reshuffle his personnel again with two late additions to...

Published:Tuesday | February 14, 2023 | 1:20 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Vere United may still have problems in the attack but even with 10 men, they preserved their recent unbeaten form in the Jamaica Premier League as they continue to steer clear from relegation. The Clarendon-based team frustrated Tivoli Gardens in...

Published:Tuesday | February 14, 2023 | 12:54 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica may be on the verge of qualifying for the knockout round of the Under-17 Concacaf Championship but national under-17 head coach Merron Gordon expects the road to be much tougher than most experts think, stressing concentration from his...

Published:Tuesday | February 14, 2023 | 12:52 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Whether she continues with the 400 metres and 400m hurdles or dabbles in the 100m, Hydel High School captain Oneika McAnuff wants to finish her high school career the same way that she has for the last seven years: helping her team in anyway she...

Published:Monday | February 13, 2023 | 9:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

No longer a schoolboy, Swept Track Club’s Roshawn Clarke says that his only concern in his first year at the senior level is to maintain consistency as he begins his quest for a debut national team spot. Clarke opened his season at his alma mater’...

Published:Saturday | February 11, 2023 | 12:44 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

In a critical championship year for Jamaican gymnastics, Jamaica Gymnastics Association president Nicole Grant is hoping that the road to a potential Olympic team qualification will begin with strong performances when the Supreme Ventures National...

Published:Friday | February 10, 2023 | 12:55 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica Football Federation general secretary Dennis Chung gave reassurances that the 14 members of the Under-17 squad that did not make their flight will be bound for the Concacaf Under-17 Championships today. His comments come as 14 members of...

Published:Friday | February 10, 2023 | 12:17 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

With Gregory Palmer returning to the fold at Faukland FC, the hope is that he can bring back a winning and aggressive mentality to save a team he brought to Jamaica Premier League from relegation. Palmer got the best possible start to his second...

Published:Thursday | February 9, 2023 | 3:41 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Fourteen members of Jamaica's under 17 team that were scheduled to leave today for the Concacaf Under 17 Championships did not make their flight this morning because of documentation issues. The 20-man squad as well as the technical staff...

Published:Wednesday | February 8, 2023 | 2:23 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

WHILE THE demand for the new Jamaica Adidas kit led to a temporary crash of the organisation’s website, signalling a huge demand, local fans had mixed reactions about the new home and away jerseys for the next two years. Adidas unveiled the new...

Published:Wednesday | February 8, 2023 | 12:52 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

A REPORT that the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) would welcome English striker Mason Greenwood should he decide to change allegiances has not been met with the kind of enthusiasm the organisation may have hoped. Former national assistant Bradley...

Published:Tuesday | February 7, 2023 | 1:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Could more penalty shootout practice be on the cards for the young Reggae Boyz? National under-17 head coach Merron Gordon says that it could be an option as Jamaica face Trinidad in the final game of their two-match international series today at 4...

Published:Tuesday | February 7, 2023 | 12:50 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica football’s new era under sports brand Adidas began yesterday with the launch of the official team jerseys for both the men’s and women’s national teams which, according to designer Grace Wales Bonner, reflect the nature of Jamaica,...

Published:Monday | February 6, 2023 | 1:07 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Sports Brand Adidas released Jamaica's new home, away and pre-match football jerseys today in a global social media launch. The jerseys were designed by English fashion designer, Grace Wales Bonner. The home kit features the signature yellow...

Published:Saturday | February 4, 2023 | 12:41 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National under-17 men’s coach Merron Gordon is hoping that his young charges are able to display the fruits of their month of training camp in the first of two friendlies against Trinidad and Tobago as the Concacaf Under-17 Championship draws...

Published:Saturday | February 4, 2023 | 12:33 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

For World 200 metres champion Shericka Jackson, her upcoming 2023 indoor season debut is more than just a battle with World and Olympic champion and world 400m hurdles record holder Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone but being able to get even faster in the...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2023 | 12:27 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Sports Development Foundation (SDF) General Manager Denzil Wilks is already cognisant of the huge task that the entity will have to assist Jamaican teams in a packed sports calendar for 2023. But he said he is hoping that, for the new fiscal year,...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2023 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

World Under-20 200 metres champion Brianna Lyston’s collegiate debut for Louisiana State University (LSU) was delayed not because of any injury concerns but because of a conservative approach taken for her first indoor season, according to LSU head...

Published:Wednesday | February 1, 2023 | 1:26 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

THE NEXT two years for the new Independence Park Limited (IPL) board of directors will be consumed by one objective, according to chairman Honourable Mike Fennell – closing the deal on the National Stadium renovation project which has seen constant...

Published:Wednesday | February 1, 2023 | 1:14 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

THE PARTNERSHIP between Kingston College and sports drink brand Gatorade represents more than just an investment in their sports programme, according to principal Dave Myrie, but an investment in shaping the lives of their students. Myrie was...

Published:Wednesday | February 1, 2023 | 1:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

IN THE continued pursuit of a World title, double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson Herah is not putting added pressure on herself in a 2023 campaign where she hopes to cross the last major title off her list. Thompson-Herah opened her 2023...

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