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Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2024 | 12:13 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA ARE set to be represented for the second year in a row at the Babe Ruth Caribbean Championships and Invitationals in Nassau, Bahamas, from July 7 to July 11. Geli-Anne Campbell, assistant commissioner of the Babe Ruth (Jamaica) League and...

Published:Saturday | June 1, 2024 | 12:09 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

American sprinter and reigning 100 and 200 metres World champion, Noah Lyles, has hinted at a special performance tonight at the Racer Grand Prix. Lyles is set to compete in the men’s 100m and he has made it clear he is aiming for the stars. Lyles...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2024 | 12:09 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

With the Paris Olympic Games set to overlap with Jamaica’s Independence Day, the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), in partnership with Puma, will host a two-day celebration to promote the island’s culture under the theme ‘Tun up de Vibes – Power...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2024 | 12:11 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has appointed businessman Omar McFarlane as the official ambassador for the under-17 Reggae Boyz, to boost the team’s preparations for the 2025 FIFA Under-17 World Cup qualifiers. In his role of ambassador,...

Published:Saturday | May 4, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

Seaview Gardens FC will be seeking redemption in the first leg of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Wray...

Published:Saturday | May 4, 2024 | 12:07 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

With the St Catherine Football Association (SCFA) election looming, the public war of words between incumbent Elaine Walker-Brown and presidential candidate Jason McKay has drawn the attention of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF). A large point...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2024 | 12:11 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

The Youth Football League (YVL) ‘Girlz Can Play Too’ under-13 five vs five football competition is set for its second week of action in Manchester today following success in its first weekend in Kingston at the UWI Mona Bowl. Action starts at 8 a....

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

Owen Hill, chief executive officer (CEO) of Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL), said the current playoff system is the right fit for the Wray...

Published:Tuesday | April 23, 2024 | 12:13 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

Following their 1-1 draw in the quarterfinals of the Wray...

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2024 | 12:11 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE BOYZ assistant coach John Wall said coaches should place more focus on personal development for youth players instead of on game results. He said players should be encouraged to learn from their mistakes as they master football’s...

Published:Wednesday | April 10, 2024 | 12:08 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

THE YOUTH Football League (YFL) has announced Kemtek Development and Construction Limited as the main sponsor for their ‘Girlz Can Play Too’ U13 5v5 football tournament, set to get underway later this month. The tournament is scheduled to be played...

Published:Tuesday | April 2, 2024 | 12:12 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

Team Jamaica had no equal at the final day of the 2024 Carifta Games as the nation’s athletes claimed their 38th straight Carifta Games title in Grenada last night. Jamaica led the way with 84 medals – 45 gold, 23 silver and 16 bronze. Bahamas...

Published:Saturday | March 30, 2024 | 12:08 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s head coach David Riley says there is no animosity between Jamaica and the other Caribbean nations as the team prepares to compete at the 2024 Carifta Games in Grenada this weekend. Jamaica will boast a 79-member squad for this year’s...

Published:Saturday | March 30, 2024 | 12:08 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s head coach David Riley is confident his team will have a good showing at the 2024 Carifta Games which begins today in Grenada. Riley will lead a 79-member squad as Jamaica seeks to claim its 38th straight Carifta title. Riley said the...

Published:Saturday | March 30, 2024 | 12:08 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

With Jamaica’s 1-0 victory over Panama in the Concacaf Nations League third-place play-off, national defender Damion Lowe equalled the number of international appearances made by his father, Onandi Lowe. Lowe will now look to surpass his father’s...

Published:Tuesday | March 26, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

While Jamaica College (JC) might have missed out on the Mortimer Geddes Trophy at the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs), middle-distance coach Duane Johnson will take solace in his team’s performance in the middle-...

Published:Friday | March 22, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

Ferncourt High head coach Gregg Scott says the school community has hailed starlet Rihanna Scott after she placed third in the Class Four 100 metres final on Wednesday at the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships. Rihanna...

Published:Wednesday | March 20, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

IN A bid for a spot in Jamaica’s team to compete at the 2024 Paris Olympics, Jamaican sprinter Briana Williams has joined forces with coach John Smith and his training group, which forms part of HS International Sports Management in Los Angeles....

Published:Wednesday | March 20, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

THE FASTEST high school girl in Jamaica this year, Edwin Allen High School’s Theianna-Lee Terrelonge, is not ruling out the possibility that the girls’ Class 2 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships 100-metre record could also be...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2024 | 12:11 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has selected 19 female footballers between the ages of 16 and 18 to take part in a two-month training programme in China this summer. The training programme is aimed at the development of local players. The...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2024 | 12:12 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) technical committee, Rudolph Speid, has welcomed the new changes for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. These changes will see an increase in participating teams as well as the competition being played...

Published:Thursday | March 14, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

THE CONDITIONS for the Caymanas Park marquee race day Mouttet Mile Invitational were announced on Tuesday in a media launch at the AC Hotel. The race is set for December 7, 2024. The Mouttet Mile Invitational is an event that features a maximum 16...

Published:Wednesday | March 6, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

SIBLINGS COMPETING at the international level is always special, but for a family with three generations to have worn the national colours is something to celebrate, says Gregory Simmonds after watching his son record his first goal and assist for...

Published:Friday | February 23, 2024 | 12:18 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

St Ann Football Association (SAFA) president Danny Beckford says the Craig Butler-coached Phoenix Academy is registered with the parish association following comments from the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) stating otherwise. Earlier this week,...

Published:Friday | February 23, 2024 | 12:17 AMGregory Bryce/Gleaner Writer

The National Tackle Football Association (NTFA) National Gridiron Championship is set to kick off this weekend at Brooks Park, Mandeville. The opening game will see the three-time defending champions Munro College take on Newell High. NTFA...

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