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Published:Sunday | November 8, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Head coach of the national senior women’s football team, Hubert Busby Jr, said the European camp that was being planned for the team before the end of the year does not seem likely until early in 2021. Busby Jr explained that the coronavirus...

Published:Sunday | November 1, 2020 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse FC goalkeeper Akeem Chambers says he has now mentally recovered from the anguish of losing his home. Chambers’ three-bedroom home in Olympic Gardens, St Andrew, which he shared with his brother, Tafari, was destroyed by a fire in April....

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

News that the North American Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) is putting together plans to organise the 2021 Carifta Games in Bermuda has been met with mixed reaction across the Caribbean, as territories continue to...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2020 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican international defender Kemar ‘Taxi’ Lawrence has returned to Belgian top division club Anderlecht, after mysteriously disappearing from the club for four months. The 28-year-old left-sided player, who spent four seasons with Major League...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2020 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Paul Christie, manager of Dunbeholden Football Club and member of the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) board, is expressing optimism ahead of Tuesday’s meeting with the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW), as they seek approval for the start of the...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican striker Cory Burke, who returned to Major League Soccer (MLS) club Philadelphia Union this week after more than a year out due to visa-related issues, is happy to be back in the league and is looking to pick up where he left off with the...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2020 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz team manager Roy Simpson says he has formulated a plan that will ensure the best local talent not only get the opportunity, but also the experience needed to compete with overseas-based professionals for places in future national teams...

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2020 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Stephen Jones, president of the Jamaica Boxing Board (JBB), said although it will be tough for former WBA Fedelatin champion, Nicholas ‘Axeman’ Walters to get back to where he was five years ago, when he was one of the most feared fighters in the...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

German football writer Jonathan Harding says despite Leon Bailey’s less than impressive numbers this season, the Bayer Leverkusen star had a good campaign and continues to develop at the Bundesliga club. He also says Bailey fits Leverkusen’s style...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Cricket economist Tim Wigmore has predicted that Test playing nations outside the big three, England, India and Australia, will soon have to drop Test cricket from their calendar because it lacks viability. Wigmore says it’s not feasible for some...

Published:Sunday | August 2, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

After representing the Boys’ Town Football Club with distinction as both a player and a coach for over 30 years, Andrew Price is looking to do the same as the new president of the Trench Town-based outfit. Price, who won the National Premier League...

Published:Sunday | August 2, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) presidential challenger, Andrew Lue, has accused President Godfrey Lothian of attempting an unconstitutional name change of the association, a charge that Lothian has denied, as their dispute continues. In...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica College (JC) principal Wayne Robinson said the school will continue to appeal the Jamaica Lacrosse Association’s (JLA) decision to award the 2020 high school title to Kingston College (KC) based on statistics. However, JLA President Calbert...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

FIFA HAS taken the decision to postpone Concacaf’s September 2020 window, which means the final round of the Concacaf 2022 World Cup qualifiers will not start as previously scheduled. The constant postponements have created challenges for...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2020 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former national football star, Lenworth Hyde Sr, is proud to have represented his country, and as a dad, is equally proud to see four of his six children follow in his footsteps and represent Jamaica in various sports. Hyde, who first played for...

Published:Sunday | June 14, 2020 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Badminton Association (JBA) general secretary Antonio Bell says losing the Constant Spring Golf Club as a playing venue has been a blow for the organisation. The JBA has been using the golf club as one of its major venues for hosting local...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2020 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Former Reggae Boyz midfielder, Jermaine ‘Teddy’ Johnson, said that while he did not personally experience racism during his 13-year spell playing in England, he did witness it at first hand and is encouraged by the current outcry. “I never went...

Published:Sunday | May 10, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

While many Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) players are finding it very difficult to stay motivated and maintain their training regime until the league is able to restart, Portmore defender Romaine Breakenridge remains highly motivated and eager...

Published:Sunday | March 22, 2020 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

General secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Dalton Wint says the ongoing impact of the coronavirus and its prognosis means it will be very difficult to salvage the 2019-20 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season. “It looks very...

Published:Sunday | February 2, 2020 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Brian Rose’s 25 years of service in local football as manager and treasurer has come to an end. He left the island yesterday for the United States, where he will embark on a new phase of his life. The veteran football administrator who served local...

Published:Sunday | December 29, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Head coach Andrew Price is hoping to make the most of home field advantage when his third-place Humble Lion team welcome fourth place Arnett Gardens to Effortville today in their Red Stripe Premier League face-off at 5 p.m. Humble Lion, Arnett...

Published:Sunday | December 22, 2019 | 12:45 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Xavier Gilbert, coach of Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Women’s Premier League champions, Waterhouse, hopes the recent FIFA clubs benefit programme funds, which have been allocated to seven local clubs for their role in the development of...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:35 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) president, Martin Lyn, says his administration’s main focus for his next two-year term will be on establishing another pool in Montego Bay. Lyn, who will return unopposed as president of the association...

Published:Sunday | October 27, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Molynes United coach Lijyasu Simms is expecting a positive reaction from his team when they travel to Clarendon to take on Humble Lion in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) this afternoon at the Effortville Community Centre at 3:00. Newcomers...

Published:Sunday | October 20, 2019 | 1:34 AMLivingston Scott - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens head coach, Philip Williams, says that despite the team’s poor start to the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season, he is still encouraged by their performances and believes the team will start turning their results around before...

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