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Published:Friday | October 18, 2019 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

An emotional speech from keynote speaker Kerry-Ann Miller at the Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce-Hugh Senior 5K Scholarship awards ceremony at Penwood Church of Christ in Waterhouse on Sunday moved some sponsors to increase their contribution to the event...

Published:Thursday | October 17, 2019 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Just days ahead of the St Catherine Football Association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and election of officers presidential candidate Elaine Walker-Brown is crying foul on the tactics being employed by the current administration and her opponent...

Published:Wednesday | October 16, 2019 | 1:46 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Ath­letics Administrative Association (JAAA)Dr Warren Blake has heaped praises on star sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and has stated that her nomination for the IAAF World Female Athlete of the Year award is well-deserved...

Published:Tuesday | October 15, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Wolmer’s Boys School’s Dwayne Allen and Javair Lynch, two players who were struck by lightning during an ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game against Jamaica College (JC) on September 16, have been recovering in contrasting ways. Lynch had headaches after...

Published:Saturday | October 12, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior men’s football team head coach Theodore Whitmore says the absence of the injured Leon Bailey and Bobby Reid for today’s Concacaf Nations League game will give others an opportunity to step up. The Reggae Boyz face Aruba in Group C...

Published:Friday | October 11, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Denis O’Brien, the founder of the Digicel Foundation, made a personal appearance in the island to present cheques of $2.5 million each to five beneficiaries of the Digicel 5K Run for Special Needs in downtown Kingston on Saturday. The organisations...

Published:Friday | October 11, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Catherine Football Association (SCFA) president candidate, Ricardo Valentine, expects a comfortable victory over his opponent, Elaine Walker-Brown, at the association’s annual general meeting and selection of officers on October 20. Valentine,...

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz ended the Concacaf Group B women’s Olympic qualifiers in the same dominant fashion in which they started after defeating the US Virgin Islands (USVI) 7-0 in their final match of the round at the National Stadium last night....

Published:Tuesday | October 8, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz will look to consolidate Group B honours in the Concacaf women’s Olympic qualifiers when they take on last-placed US Virgin Islands (USVI) in their final game this evening at the National Stadium at 6:30 p.m. The qualifiers...

Published:Thursday | October 3, 2019 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women’s football team forward Cheyna Matthews says her four goals in the team’s 12-1 win over Cuba in their opening Concacaf first round Group B Olympic qualifiers have boosted her confidence. The 25-year-old player expects the team...

Published:Wednesday | September 25, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Meadowbrook High School took the decision to not show up for their Group E ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup home game against Hydel yesterday despite instructions from ISSA to play the game. Meadowbrook coach Wayne Campbell, citing the public-...

Published:Tuesday | September 24, 2019 | 12:30 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Hosts Cumberland High and Holy Trinity High had to settle for a share of the points in their Group A ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match yesterday. Holy Trinity dominated the first half and created numerous opportunities but only had Okelo Howard’s 16th...

Published:Monday | September 23, 2019 | 12:26 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Second-half substitutes Rodico Wellington and Donovan Dawkins netted late goals as struggling Tivoli Gardens registered their first win of the Red Stripe Premier League season in four matches, beating 10-man Cavalier 2-0 at the Edward Seaga Complex...

Published:Monday | September 23, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Early Group A leaders Cumberland High School square off with preseason group favourites Holy Trinity High School in what could prove to be a decisive ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match this afternoon at Cumberland. Head coach Wayne Fraser says that...

Published:Thursday | September 19, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint says that all outstanding funds owed to the members of Jamaica’s national senior team – the Reggae Girlz relating to their World Cup contracts, have now been settled. With that out of...

Published:Thursday | September 19, 2019 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After two wins from their opening two Red Stripe Premier League matches, many were convinced that Harbour View had put their worst behind them and were on the path to return to their former glory, following unimpressive campaigns over the last few...

Published:Tuesday | September 17, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A bolt of lightning yesterday brought a dramatic end to a Manning Cup football match at the Stadium East field in Kingston after five players were affected, with at least two sent for precautionary medical treatment at hospital. The Group E...

Published:Monday | September 16, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) debutants Molynes United continued their perfect start to the season after their 1-0 win over fellow promoted team Vere United at the Wembley Centre of Excellence in Hayes, Clarendon, yesterday. The win keeps the St...

Published:Wednesday | September 4, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A report from Apec Consultants, the company contracted by the Jamaican Government to research the redevelopment of the National Stadium and give an estimate of the cost for the project, is due in early October, this according to Major Desmon Brown...

Published:Tuesday | September 3, 2019 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden assistant coach, Ricardo Smith said thatthe last-minute coaching change totally unsettled the players and the club on a whole, going into their opening Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) fixture against Cavalier at Stadium East on Sunday...

Published:Saturday | August 31, 2019 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse FC head coach Marcel Gayle said his players went into their round of 16 Scotiabank Concacaf League second-leg tie against Costa Rican outfit CS Herediano on Thursday, as mere ‘mortals’ but came away as ‘gladiators’. This was because the...

Published:Thursday | August 29, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore is disappointed with the physical condition of some of the players, who are presently working out at the one-week training camp, which is aimed at helping the technical staff put together the final...

Published:Wednesday | August 28, 2019 | 12:43 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse head coach Marcel Gayle says that his team is under no illusions as to the difficulty of the task they face in taking on HS Herediano in their Concacaf League second-leg round-of-16 tie at the Estadio Eladio Rosabal Cordero in Heredia,...

Published:Tuesday | August 27, 2019 | 12:30 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Philadelphia Union forward Cory Burke, who has been sidelined and stranded in the country since May due to issues with his travel documents, has been included in Theodore Whitmore’s 19-man training squad called up to prepare for the Nations League...

Published:Monday | August 26, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) General Secretary Dalton Wint says outstanding fees of over $4million owed to match officials for last season’s Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) will be paid in full, with the assistance of the JFF. “Yes, they (...

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