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Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

President of relegated Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) club Boys' Town, Leon Mitchell, is already putting plans in place for them to be back in top flight in one season.Boys' Town were demoted to next season's Kingston and St Andrew Football...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Number-one ranked Jamaica Darts Association (JDA) male player Mark Birthwright is aiming for global tournaments in order to turn pro."It feels good in one sense to be top-ranked, but in another sense, I don't think, personally, I am where I would...

Published:Friday | February 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Coach of the Arnett Gardens Red Stripe Premier League outfit Jerome Waite says that the club is still hunting the $1 million incentive for the team that finishes the preliminary stage on most points.Portmore United are in pole position on 53 points...

Published:Tuesday | February 13, 2018 | 12:08 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) has banned six clubs from participating in this season's JN Bank-sponsored Jackie Bell Knockout competition due to monies owed.The clubs affected are Cooreville Gardens, Mountain View, Maverley...

Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Boys' Town's midfielder Daemion Benjamin kept his team's slim hopes of avoiding relegation alive when he netted a brace in a 2-1 win against Arnett Gardens in the Trench Town derby at the Barbican Complex yesterday.Benjamin netted in the first and...

Published:Tuesday | February 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Veteran Jamaica Darts Association number-one-ranked national female representative Jennifer Reid is hoping that the ladies can make a strong showing and help the team to win the Caribbean Championship this summer in Trinidad and Tobago.Reid, who...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Montego Bay United's technical director Timothy Hankinson says that his team was lucky to escape with a point against 10-man Cavalier, yesterday, in the Red Stripe Premier League at Stadium East.Home side Cavalier went down to 10 players after...

Published:Wednesday | January 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

"I managed to pull it off. It was tough, but luckily for me, Mark Birthwright ranked at number one, and Tenge Brown, at number three were not there. This title goes a far way in deciding the placings for next year," Cheese said following the...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

After being selected as a squad member on the Jamaica Darts Association (JDA) national team for the Caribbean Championship in 2016, Damion Cheese promised himself that he would celebrate the selection with a tattoo if he was called for this year's...

Published:Wednesday | January 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Holy Trinity High's Manning Cup coach, Devon 'Pablo' Anderson, could be on his way out of the central Kingston-based institution after attracting interest from several schools.Anderson has drawn attention because of the work he has been doing at...

Published:Wednesday | January 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

General secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Dalton Wint, confirmed yesterday that national senior team head coach Theodore Whitmore would continue to work under his old contract as the new deal is still not signed.Whitmore left with...

Published:Tuesday | January 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

After being eliminated from the CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship, and also an opportunity to participate in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in France in August, Jamaica's head coach, Lorne Donaldson says the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's national senior men's team will travel to Turkey to face World Cup-bound South Korea with a 20-member squad made up of players based locally and in the United States.A total of 14 players from the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) have been...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

The 2017-18 Red Stripe Premier League season has, so far, been a good one for Cavalier, and technical director Rudolph Speid said yesterday that they had achieved their objective after the team club finished the preliminary stage second round in...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

American coach Timothy Hankinson said that Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) clubs can take two approaches to ensuring financial sustainability.A problem facing many local football clubs is that of finding funds to cover the cost of player salaries...

Published:Saturday | January 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

National cyclist Oshane Williams is looking towards the Commonwealth Games in Australia next April and hopes to gain as much points as possible on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.Williams, 23 years old, was confirmed by the Jamaica Cycling...

Published:Wednesday | January 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF) coach, Carlton Simmonds, is confident that sole cycling representative Oshane Williams will produce a good performance at the 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Queensland in Australia, April 4-15."He...

Published:Tuesday | January 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp/Gleaner Writer

Merron Gordon, head coach of Reno FC, said that new big-name acquisition Craig Foster is under no pressure to deliver goals in the Red Stripe Premier League.Foster, who made a shock move from Reno earlier this month as the transfer window opened, is...

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