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Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden FC were left to rue their luck after squandering the better chances in their 0-0 draw with second-placed Waterhouse in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at Royal Lakes yesterday.Team manager Paul Christie said throughout the season,...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica basketball Association (JaBA) President Paulton Gordon says the consensus in his administration is that newly appointed national men's basketball coordinator, Ric Turner, is the person the sport needs to move forward.According to Gordon, his...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation has invited 12 new players to its first senior women's team training camp ahead of this summer's FIFA Women's World Cup in France. The camp will take place in St Ann from January 16 to 21. Head coach Hue Menzies said...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With relegation looming large over former champions Montego Bay United, captain and assistant coach Dwayne Ambusley believes the return of injury-prone striker Dino Williams is the answer to their troubles this season.Williams, the team's leading...

Published:Thursday | January 10, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President and chief executive officer of United States-based, Valeo Football Academy, Emelio Williams has made a commitment to assist with developing the skills of local players and their coaches.Speaking at the launch of the Kingston and St Andrew...

Published:Wednesday | January 9, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Top Jamaican shooter Shaun Barnes has secured the assistance of globally recognised shooter and coach Gebben Miles for tips and analysis as he looks to become the first Jamaican to qualify for skeet shooting at the Olympic Games.Miles, an American,...

Published:Wednesday | January 9, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts, said the federation intends to use the funds received through their partnership with Jamaica National (JN) to create a sustainable local women's football programme.JN on Thursday...

Published:Tuesday | January 8, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dwayne Ambusley, captain and assistant coach of Montego Bay United (MBU), says senior players at the club will have to stand up and be counted as the team looks to strengthen its resolve in its fight to avoid relegation or even qualify for a play-...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After beating Mount Pleasant Football Academy 1-0 at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday to reclaim the top spot on the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) table, Portmore United head coach Shavar Thomas says they will be keeping the pressure right...

Published:Saturday | January 5, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Rovman Powell wants to become one of the world's top all-round cricketers, and he is clear in his mind on how to achieve that goal. Powell, who recently captained the Windies One-day International (50 overs) team in Bangladesh, has taken...

Published:Wednesday | January 2, 2019 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts has vowed to stage more matches to earn money to finance the welfare programme, which will benefit past national players.On Sunday, the first fundraiser at Drax Hall ended prematurely. The...

Published:Monday | December 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Peter Kavanaugh, who recently became the first Caribbean national to conduct an international level-one coaches' course in Grenada, says his aim is to develop the sport in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.Kavanaugh, one of Jamaica's six national...

Published:Saturday | December 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women's coach Hue Menzies and Minister of Sport Olivia Grange have described 21-year-old football star Khadija 'Bunny' Shaw as an exceptional role model for the nation's young females.Both Menzies and Grange said Shaw is a shining...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With most Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) players now on at least a two-day Christmas break from training, many coaches will be a bit worried.There is concern that some players may go too far in their celebrations and return to training well below...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United head coach Shavar Thomas said players will be held accountable if they come back to training out of shape from their holiday break. Many Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) players tend to return from the Yuletide season carrying extra...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Red Stripe Premier League was thrown into a tailspin yesterday after protesting referees did not turn up for three of four scheduled matches. General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Dalton Wint said that the root of the...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens coach Jerome Waite is hoping that events do not get out of control and has called on the referee to be firm when his team meets hosts Tivoli Gardens in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the Edward Seaga Complex this afternoon at...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Alex Marshall's 84th-minute goal, which earned his team a point in their 1-1 draw with newcomers Dunbeholden at Stadium East on Sunday, made him the team's leading scorer this season and leaves him just one shy of his total for the entire 2017-18...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The key to the city of Kingston was bestowed upon Jamaica's senior women's football team at a ceremony at Flag Circle in downtown Kingston yesterday. Sport Minister Olivia Grange said that mayors of other municipalities, upon learning of the...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Great Kidz in Action (GKIA), formerly Kidz Connection, will host its second annual six-a-side youth football jamboree today at the Duhaney Park Football Field, and event organiser Tynesa Miller, is excited about the inclusion of females."This year,...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reno coach Godfrey Drummond believes their 0-0 draw against high-flying Cavalier at Stadium East in their 15th-round Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game on Sunday is reason for him to be positive going into their run of games over the holidays....

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Stand-in Harbour View coach Fabian Taylor said the players have still not got over the sudden departure of former head coach Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner, who handed in his resignation to the club on Monday after a poor run of results.Taylor will lead...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner has resigned as head coach of Harbour View Football Club, administrator Ludlow Bernard confirmed yesterday. Gardner, a former national senior men's football team captain, has been in charge of the club since last season, but...

Published:Saturday | December 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former national striker Ricardo Fuller, is heartened to see locally-bred players coming through the senior national team ranks once again. Since qualification in 1998, Jamaica has relied heavily on recruiting English-based professionals at the...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Digicel schoolboy football ambassador, Ricardo Fuller, said he was extremely impressed with the local talent on show in the competition this season. He has, however, warned that transitioning from that level to European club football, remains a...

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