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Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2024 | 12:12 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

PRESIDENT OF Old Harbour Bay United Jason Fuller has sought to clarify his club’s stance regarding the upcoming St Catherine Football Association (SCFA) elections following their decision to sign a document requesting an extraordinary meeting with...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2024 | 12:11 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

JAMAICAN VETERAN track and field coach Glen Mills called it ‘really disappointing’ to see Jamaica fail to qualify for the Paris Olympics men’s 4x400m event. Jamaica entered the NACAC New Life Invitational on Sunday ranked just outside the top 16...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2024 | 12:11 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

SET TO make his third appearance at the Copa America when the Reggae Boyz open their campaign on Saturday, defender Michael Hector says it will be an honour to make history in the Jamaican colours. Hector will be the first Jamaican player to...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2024 | 12:06 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

PRESIDENT OF the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) Christopher Samuda said he was not surprised following Jamaica’s ice hockey team’s impressive performances with just a third of a Challenge Series in the United States involving Puerto Rico and...

Published:Saturday | June 15, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

While the Jamaica Olympic Association’s (JOA) immediate focus is on the upcoming Paris Olympic Games, president Christopher Samuda said the JOA is also focussed on increasing Jamaica’s competitiveness at the Winter Olympic Games, as well. Jamaica...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2024 | 12:08 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

FIFTEEN MEMBER clubs of the St Catherine Football Association (SCFA) have signed a document requesting an extraordinary meeting with the parish’s administration, citing a number of grievances. The document, which was alleged to have been sent to...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2024 | 12:12 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

KINGSTON FOOTBALL Academy (KFA) director and coach Eric Rademakers is praising the Malmo Trophy Invitational for its impact on the development of Jamaica’s youth following the under-15 Reggae Boyz’s appearance. Drawn in Group B alongside AZ Alkmaar...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2024 | 12:09 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

JAMAICA’S SENIOR men’s ice hockey team has maintained its lead in the Challenger Series after a strong performance in the second leg of competition played in Long Island, United States, over the weekend. The team secured two wins from four matches...

Published:Tuesday | June 11, 2024 | 12:11 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

DESPITE FALLING at the quarterfinal stage, the Caribbean collective Reggae Rovers brought energy and vibes to this year’s staging of The Soccer Tournament (TST) 7v7 Championship held in North Carolina. Competing for a cash prize of $1 million, the...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2024 | 12:09 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

WITH TWO wins to start their World Cup qualifying campaign, Reggae Boyz assistant coach Merron Gordon said the team is perfectly aware of the fans’ expectation to qualify for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Jamaica is considered one of the favourites from...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2024 | 12:08 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

THE KINGSTON and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) has unveiled plans to aid Championship and Major League clubs in attaining their CONCACAF club licences as part of a pilot programme to create a professional standard for the competitions....

Published:Saturday | June 8, 2024 | 12:09 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

Sporting director of Mount Pleasant Football Academy Paul Christie says the Wray...

Published:Friday | June 7, 2024 | 12:14 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

CEO OF Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) Owen Hill has praised the quality shown by the local-based players in the Reggae Boyz squad after their opening Group E Concacaf World Cup qualifying victory over the Dominican Republic yesterday...

Published:Friday | June 7, 2024 | 12:14 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

JAMAICA FOOTBALL Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts is pleased with the timing of Adidas’ release of the 2024-25 home-and-away kits for the Reggae Boyz. The kits are the second collection from the JFF’s agreement with Adidas signed last...

Published:Wednesday | June 5, 2024 | 12:13 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

FOLLOWING HIS win at Racer’s Grand Prix inside the National Stadium on Saturday, Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle said he hopes his career can prove an inspiration for the next generation of athletes from Jamaica. The name Traves Smikle has...

Published:Wednesday | June 5, 2024 | 12:12 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

ANOTHER LOCAL-BASED player has received a call-up to the Reggae Boyz squad to take on the Dominican Republic and Dominica in World Cup qualification action. Cavalier’s Gadail Irving was yesterday announced as a replacement for Seattle Sounders...

Published:Tuesday | June 4, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

AS SHE crossed the finish line first in a new St Lucian women’s 100m national record on Saturday at the Racer’s Grand Prix, Julien Alfred said it felt as though she had crossed a threshold in her career. Alfred stunned the Jamaican crowd when she...

Published:Tuesday | June 4, 2024 | 12:09 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

REGGAE GIRLZ head coach Hubert Busby Jr expects improvement across the board as the Reggae Girlz face Brazil today in a second friendly at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador. Game time is 5:00 p.m. The Girlz were blanked 4-0 in their first meeting...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

AT 17 YEARS old, Cavalier’s Adrian Reid Jr seems on his way to a career that includes an international component, the promising starlet now earning his first nod with a Reggae Boyz squad. The youngster has been picked in head coach Heimir...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

OBLIQUE SEVILLE is only too aware that in the post-Usain Bolt era of Jamaica’s track and field, men’s sprinting has taken a nosedive. On Saturday night at the National Stadium when he took to the track in his first face-off against the United...

Published:Saturday | June 1, 2024 | 12:09 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

With the full contingent of Reggae Girlz set to make their anticipated return against Brazil today, the confidence is high within the squad as the team expects a ‘back-and-forth’ encounter against the South American giants. Both teams have played...

Published:Saturday | June 1, 2024 | 12:09 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona men’s and women’s volleyball teams have returned home after completing a clean sweep at the 2024 UWI Volleyball Games at the UWI St Augustine campus in Trinidad and Tobago. The teams enjoyed much success...

Published:Friday | May 31, 2024 | 12:08 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

WHILE SHE might have been born in Canada, it has always been Jamaica first for the international future of Israela Groves. The daughter of former Harbour View FC and Jamaican national player Hubert ‘Junior’ Groves, Israela said her focus has...

Published:Wednesday | May 29, 2024 | 12:11 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

REGIONAL TRACK and field fans will be left disappointed following the announcement that this year’s staging and all subsequent hosting of the Grenada Invitational have been cancelled. In a statement from the track meet’s organising body, the...

Published:Wednesday | May 29, 2024 | 12:10 AMGregory Bryce/Staff Reporter

THERE WAS a sense of growth when Jonhoi Vaughn defended his National Powerlifting Association of Jamaica (NPAJ) Squat Only title in the 105kg class on the weekend. According to Vaughn, his experience from winning his first title taught him the...

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