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Stories by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Keammar ‘Dada’ Daley’s goal against Cavalier in the second leg of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final provided a major boost for the former youth prodigy, who has been in and out of football over the last three seasons, mainly due to...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:17 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United hitman Javon East impressed for his club during the recent Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final win over Mount Pleasant with man-of-the-match performances in both legs. However, the striker is playing down his impact and is...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United coach Shavar Thomas described his team’s march to another Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final as a demonstration of their strength after their close 3-2 aggregate win over league newbies Mount Pleasant at the National Stadium on...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Christelle Harris, director of Hampden Estate, says that the Hussey family’s years of association with horse racing give them a genuine understanding of the passion local fans have for the sport and that she believes that partnering with Supreme...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Referees Association, Malachi Reid, is concerned for the safety of referees across the island and is calling on the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and parish authorities to enforce security rules at each game...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) president, Dr Warren Blake, said the association has requested a change to the 200 metres schedule at the upcoming Carifta Games after Ato Boldon, coach of top female sprinter Briana Williams,...

Published:Monday | April 15, 2019 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant go into their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final second leg against defending champions Portmore trailing 2-1, however, both clubs are well aware that the tie is far from over and are prepared to put in the extra mileage...

Published:Saturday | April 13, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After opening her season with an impressive 14.76m in the triple jump at the Youngster Goldsmith track meet in February, NACAC Championship gold medallist, Shanieka Thomas-Ricketts, has tempered her training regime in order to peak at the...

Published:Wednesday | April 10, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

While underlining the owners’ decision to keep the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise in the island, Jamaica Tallawahs CEO Jeff Miller noted that the organisation is not seeking any handouts and is calling for a stronger relationship between...

Published:Monday | April 8, 2019 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse assistant coach Daniel Bent said the rest period after the preliminary round of the Red Stripe Premier League has allowed the team to get some injuries healed. With those players now recovered, he says they are at full strength and ready...

Published:Saturday | April 6, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant captain and the leader of the league’s most stubborn defensive unit, Ladale Richie, says his defensive team will be ready for anything the Portmore offence has to throw at them in the first leg of their Red Stripe Premier League semi...

Published:Thursday | April 4, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Michael Ricketts stated that members of the country’s national senior women’s team, the Reggae Girlz, were scheduled to receive outstanding incentive payments yesterday for their historic FIFA...

Published:Wednesday | April 3, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts is convinced that the opportunity to host matches in this summer's Concacaf Gold Cup, will go a long way in developing the sport here in Jamaica. Concacaf President Victor Montagliani...

Published:Monday | April 1, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Francois Swaby’s 27th-minute penalty helped newcomers Mount Pleasant create history as they ­became the first promoted team to make the semi-finals of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) after a 1-0 win over UWI in the second leg of their two-leg...

Published:Saturday | March 30, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Since showing up for his first race at this year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships – the Class One boys 200m heats on Tuesday – Calabar star Christopher Taylor has shown signs of discomfort, leaving many to question his...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:32 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

According to Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) president Wayne Shaw, a lack of sponsorship and opportunities on the calendar have forced the cancellation of the Jackie Bell Knockout competition this year. The competition features...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Football analyst Clyde Jureidini believes that the Reggae Boyz’s 1-0 defeat to Costa Rica in an international friendly in Costa Rica on Tuesday, right on the heels of their 2-0 loss to El Salvador in their final Concacaf Nation’s Cup game on...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

UWI FC head coach Andrew Peart said his team went above and beyond to grab a 2-2 draw with Mount Pleasant in their Red Stripe Premier League quarter-final first-leg game at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex yesterday. Ramoun Reid (21) and Ryan...

Published:Wednesday | March 20, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) has decided who it will support in Sunday’s Cricket West Indies election for president, but the results of a vote taken on Monday remain a closely guarded secret. JCA director, Dr Donovan Bennett, told The...

Published:Tuesday | March 19, 2019 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women’s football team head coach Hue Menzies said that he and members of his coaching staff will not discuss contractual arrangements being offered to them by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) until the players’ deals are first...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:24 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United secured the $1-million prize for topping the regular season of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL)after battering relegation favourites Montego Bay United 5-1 at Wespow Park in the penultimate round of games yesterday. The top six...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The physical nature of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) has once again come under criticism from Reggae Boyz team manager Roy Simpson, who believes that local referees encourage the overly aggressive culture by not enforcing some rules of the...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Sports Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange announced on Wednesday that an annual football tournament called the Caribbean/African Cup competition is in the making and is likely take place over the Emancipation/Independence celebrations or during...

Published:Thursday | March 14, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse coach Marcel Gayle says he is not focussing on the $1-million cash prize issued to the team that tops the regular season points standings in the Red Stripe Premier League. However, his team captain, Keithy Simpson, told The Gleaner that...

Published:Wednesday | March 13, 2019 | 12:19 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden’s fight for survival in the Red Stripe Premier (RSPL) is being spearheaded by forward Dean-André Thomas, who bagged a brace on Sunday as the St Catherine club eased to a 3-0 win over former champions Reno. Thomas has been the lynchpin...

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