Wed | Jan 16, 2019

Stories by Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mark Neita's announcement that he will be contesting the post of president of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) has drawn the ire of its current head, Wilford 'Billy' Heaven.Neita, president of the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) and second vice-...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Rudolph Speid, technical director of Cavalier, says that his players have remained grounded and humble despite their 11-game unbeaten run in the Red Stripe Premier League competition.Cavalier, who defeated Montego Bay United 2-1 in their last game...

Published:Friday | January 11, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Four-time Olympic medallist Yohan Blake is no longer being guided by veteran coach Glen Mills, but the 29-year-old said that he is in excellent shape entering this year's track and field season.Blake, who is now being conditioned by Racers Track...

Published:Friday | January 11, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Nigel Stewart, assistant coach of Mount Pleasant, says that yesterday's 2-0 victory over Waterhouse in their Red Stripe Premier League encounter at Drax Hall is a welcome result for his team.Daniel Green in the first minute and Suelae McCalla in the...

Published:Thursday | January 10, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Christopher Zacca, president and chief executive officer of Sagicor Group Jamaica, has predicted a massive turnout for this year's staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run as it seeks to raise $52 million for three local organisations.The event,...

Published:Tuesday | January 8, 2019 | 12:35 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having netted 10 goals last season, national striker Darren Mattocks says he is aiming to score at least 25 goals with his new Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, FC Cincinnati.The 28-year-old Mattocks started out last season brilliantly at DC...

Published:Saturday | January 5, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens’ head coach, Jerome Waite, says he is hoping to start the new year with a bang when his team travels to Harbour View in the Red Stripe Premier League competition on Sunday. Match time is 7:p.m.  Arnett are currently...

Published:Thursday | January 3, 2019 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Marvette Anderson, head coach of the Sunshine Girls, says that Jamaica's senior netballers have set their sights on winning the gold medal this year's World Championships, which will be held in Liverpool, England, from July 12-21.The Sunshine Girls...

Published:Tuesday | January 1, 2019 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens FC's head coach, Omar Edwards, said he has been working assiduously to improve his team's offensive unit ahead of the restart of the Red Stripe Premier League on January 6.Tivoli, who are currently sixth in the standings with 25...

Published:Monday | December 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Marcel 'Fuzzy' Gayle, head coach of Red Stripe Premier League leaders Waterhouse, said they still have a lot of work to do ahead of the start of the second half of the season, which begins on January 6.Waterhouse lead the standings with 34 points,...

Published:Saturday | December 29, 2018 | 12:04 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

International football agent Zouhair Essikal of Belgium says he will be paying close attention to the talent on display when Waterhouse FC host Maltese club St Andrews FC in an international charity match at the Waterhouse Football Stadium tomorrow....

Published:Saturday | December 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz defender Alvas Powell has signed a one-year contract with United States Major League Soccer (MLS) newest franchise, FC Cincinnati, for the upcoming season.The 24-year-old Powell joins FC Cincinnati after playing his previous six seasons...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Harbour View have scored back-to-back victories for the first time this season and Fabian Taylor, the coach of the Red Stripe Premier League outfit, says his players are feeling much more confident about themselves as the new year approaches.The...

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Wilford 'Billy' Heaven says his board will be moving very swiftly in the new year to select a new head coach for the Jamaica Scorpions.Last Thursday, the JCA announced that the contract of coach...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:16 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaican Basketball Association (JaBA), Paulton Gordon, says the appointment of American Rick Turner as the national coordinator and head coach of the national men's basketball team will improve the country's chances of qualifying...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sunshine Girls captain and goalshooter Jhaniele Fowler has expressed her delight after finishing second in the voting for Netballer of the Year.Fowler picked up 27 votes, 10 behind England's Geva Mentor, who was claiming the top spot for the second...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler said they are now on a high after moving up one spot, to third, in the latest world rankings, which were published by the International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) on December 2.The...

Published:Saturday | December 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having suffered two defeats in their last three matches, Omar Edwards, coach of Tivoli Gardens, said they are determined to secure all three points when they meet Waterhouse tomorrow in their Red Stripe Premier League contest at the Edward Seaga...

Published:Thursday | November 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation Gary Allen says that he is impressed with the growth and development of the foundation's National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards since the beginning of its association with the event 12...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Horace Reid, director of Caribbean football for CONCACAF, is urging countries across the region to use Jamaica's senior women's football team's qualification for the next FIFA World Cup as a motivation to develop their women's programmes.The Reggae...

Published:Monday | November 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Shavar Thomas, head coach of defending champions Portmore United, said he is deeply concerned that his team is giving up too many goals in the Red Stripe Premier League competition this early in the season.Thomas' comments came following their...

Published:Saturday | November 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Cornwall College's head coach, Dr Dean Weatherly, said that his team is anticipating a very difficult contest when they tackle Jamaica College (JC) in today's final of the ISSA Champions Cup at the Montego Bay Sports Complex starting at 5:30 p.m....

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Peart, the head coach of dethroned Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC), says said his team will shrug off the disappointment of losing their last match and rise to the occasion when they meet Cornwall College in tomorrow's final of the...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sports Minister Olivia 'Babsy' Grange has strongly defended her recently announced appointments to the Sports Development Foundation (SDF) board.Grange was responding to a press release, issued by Opposition Spokesperson on Sports Natalie Neita, who...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

David Riley, member of the organising committee of this year's 16th staging of the Wesley Powell/Heart Institute of the Caribbean track and field meet, said they are expecting an exciting championships this year.The event, which is being sponsored...

Pages

Subscribe to Robert Bailey/Gleaner Writer