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Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Nutrition company Qualcare has stood by their word to extend their partnership with Kingston College's (KC) senior team into the schoolboy football season with their shake drink, Intrust.The initial sponsorship of the team started last summer during...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Shane Richards, coach of Jamaica's Special Olympics football team, said that he is confident that the team can win the football event at the World Games in Abu Dhabi next year.The team finished second at the recent Special Olympics Unified Football...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After watching teammate Shaquille Bradford miss a first half penalty, Camperdown High's match winner, Basil Trevelen, kept his cool and netted from the spot in the 86th minute to hand his school a 1-0 win over Excelsior in their second round Digicel...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Approximately 6 o'clock this evening Jamaica's Reggae Girlz, and an entire nation, could be celebrating a historic qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.Jamaica female footballers, FIFA's 64th ranked team, have been knocking...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National women's youth team and Excelsior High coach, Xavier Gilbert and former national women's Christopher Bender are confident Jamaica's Reggae Girlz can beat Panama and book tickets to France 2019.However, both coaches are wary of Panama."I...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Camperdown High coach Christopher Bender, said his team is looking not to concede when they face Excelsior in a tough ISSA/Digicel second round first-leg game at Stadium East this afternoon, in the second game of a double-header, at 3:00 p.m....

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant goal scorer Cardel Benbow said that the team continues to improve and that the chemistry among the players gets better each game after his team's 1-0 win away to former league leaders, Tivoli Gardens, who lost their second successive...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Rising football star, Jamaica's Leon Bailey, says that he's ready to represent the Reggae Boyz.However, Bailey, in an exclusive interview with The Gleaner, remains adamant that certain conditions must be met by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior team head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore said that although the team has been ravaged by injuries to a number of senior players, his objective is to go to Bonaire, score lots of goals, keep a clean sheet, and come home with the...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Price, assistant coach of Jamaica's Reggae Girlz, is imploring the team to make the most of their opportunity to qualify for the Women's World Cup, having played themselves in a position to do so at the ongoing Concacaf qualifiers in the US....

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Arnett Gardens FC, Jerome Waite, has heaped praise on goalkeeper Mikhail Harrison and captain Marvin Morgan, following his team's 1-0 win over archrivals Tivoli Gardens in the Red Stripe Premier League at the Anthony Spaulding Sports...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Charlie Smith High's coach Jerome Waite praised his reserve players yesterday after they showed 'character' to earn a 2-2 draw against hosts Norman Manley High in an ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Group C match.Waite rested a number of injured starters...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Haile Selassie High School go into their Group E ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match this afternoon at home against second-placed Excelsior High, just two points off the pace.Since the start of the season,St Catherine High and Excelsior, both on 18...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After going down 2-0 to Portmore United for their second successive defeat in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), Cavalier coach, Rudolph Speid says they will be keeping faith with the youngsters.Last-season semi-finalists Cavalier defeated Reno...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Donovan Wilson, the agent of outstanding Jamaican jockey, Omar Walker, said the six-time champion jockey, who become only the seventh jockey to ride a 1000 winners at Caymanas Park on Saturday, is certainly one of the best riders of all time to have...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Holy Trinity High School coach Devon Anderson said that their 2-1 defeat to Wolmer's last Friday was so devastating that they had still not got over it when they faced Pembroke Hall in their Group G ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match on Monday. Holy...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kellie Magnus, Country Lead for the Jamaican arm of the Fight for Peace organisation, (a violence prevention entity), says without sports, they would not have been able to get through to many of the young people they are trying to mentor and assist...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Boxing Board (JBB), Stephen Jones, says that the (JBB)/Fight For Peace inaugural 'Gloves over Guns' boxing card, which takes place on Saturday at the Denham Town Community Centre, is just the start of a broader initiative....

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

"I made a diving decision to train in Edinburgh for the remainder of the Olympic cycle. This is because of the growing programme up here and the quality of the head coach. I made the decision after the suggestion from my old (Leeds) coach Edwin...

Published:Monday | October 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of MX (MotoCross) Jamaica Chris Lee says the daCosta Farm race track, which was set to host Round 3 of the 2018 MotoCross Summer Series yesterday, is in need of better maintenance if it is to overcome tough weather conditions.The track, on...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Andrew Technical High school's (STATHS) standout goalkeeper, Jaedin White, thinks this year's team is just as good as last season's and is confident that they will have a successful schoolboy football campaign.White, while admitting that the team...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

He is expected to lead Jamaica College this season, but while Shaneil Thomas has not started the season with the bang that most ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup followers were anticipating, the 17-year-old forward says that he is satisfied with his...

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St George's College's coach, Neville Bell, said the difference between his team and St Andrew Technical was goalkeeper Jaedin White, who continued where he left off last season, and pulled off a string of saves to earn St Andrew a point in their top...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica College (JC) forward Shadane Lopez, who led the 'Dark Blues' with a hat-trick in their 8-0 win over Kingston High in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game at Breezy Castle yesterday, believes his team is starting to settle down and...

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

Hydel High School technical director Corey Bennett says he expects a "tough" match against hosts Vauxhall in their Group F ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match this afternoon at 3:30 p.m.Hydel sits atop the group with 10 points from four matches and leads...

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