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Stories by Akino Ming/Gleaner Writer

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

Quarter-milers Demish Gaye and Rusheen McDonald continued their build-up to next month's Commonwealth Games with decent performances at the G.C. Foster Classics/Digicel Grand Prix Finale on Saturday at the National Stadium.Gaye, who stamped his...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:10 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

"This team seems to be rising to the occasion step by step and you never know and they could spring some element of surprise because each track meet, you see some different signs," Harrison said.Kingston College tallied 377 points. However, the boys...

Published:Saturday | February 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

Vice-president of the Inter Secondary Sports Association (ISSA), Keith Wellington, said that there will be no knee-jerk reaction from ISSA in relation to the arrest and charge of a high-school track and field coach for the abduction and rape of a...

Published:Wednesday | January 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

After many local players missed the Rugby Americas North Sevens competition in Mexico last November because they were unable to fund their plane fares, Jamaica Rugby Union president, Jerry Benzwick, is calling on Corporate Jamaica to come on board...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

Apart from a disappointing fifth-place finish at the World Athletics Championships in London, Elaine Thompson had an outstanding 2017 track and field season, and barring injuries, she looks set to maintain her status as the fastest woman in the...

Published:Wednesday | January 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Rugby Union, Jerry Benzwick, is looking to popularise all formats of his sport, including women's rugby, now that he is riding the crest of a wave after qualifying for the World Cup Sevens tournament slated for July this...

Published:Saturday | January 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

Vere Technical High School may be synonymous with the name Veronica Campbell-Brown, but it is Troy Primary School, from her native Trelawny, that will bear the name of the eight-time Olympic medallist, Minister of Sports Olivia Grange said on...

Published:Thursday | January 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

Following the departure of Lennox Graham from Johnson C Smith University (JCSU) to Clemson University, Leford Green, the former national 400 metres hurdles champion, is looking to continue Graham's legacy as the interim coach of his alma mater.Green...

Published:Wednesday | January 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Gleaner Writer

Veteran high-school track and field coach Michael Clarke believes that coaches who dedicate their time to harness the talents of young Jamaicans ought to be compensated if they are expected to continue to develop world-class athletes.Clarke, who is...

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