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Stories by Akino Ming/Staff Reporter

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Cricket West Indies President Dave Cameron is hoping that the US$253,000 ($31.9 million) the board has dished out to the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) to secure a health insurance plan for retained players from all six regional franchises...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Tyreek Magee, who was outstanding for the National Under-20 team at the just-concluded World Cup qualifiers, along with five other Under-19 players, left the island yesterday for a talent showpiece at the Braga Football Academy in Portugal.The Braga...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

An announcement that the Ministry of Sport will be streamlining public entities in sports such as the Institute of Sports (INSPORT), Independence Park Limited (IPL) and Sports Development Foundation (SDF) has not gone down well with some...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Unified World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, believes Jamaica will again produce some of the world's finest boxers as he labelled the island as a "breeding ground for great athletes".Joshua, whose last fight was a technical knockout victory...

Published:Saturday | November 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

No one is happier than Major Desmon Brown that the National Stadium is set to undergo a major repair next year.Brown, who is the general manager of Independence Park Limited, which manages the venue, said the facility has been operating below...

Published:Saturday | November 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia 'Babsy' Grange has always espoused gender equality.She seems to want to spread that message to children at primary schools as she has ensure that the prize money for the Institute of Sports...

Published:Friday | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

St Catherine High School and Excelsior High are two evenly matched teams.Even at the semi-final stage of the Walker Cup football competition, the teams have won the same number of games and have only been beaten two times. The two schools have...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

President of the Professional Football Association of Jamaica (PFAJ), Don Anderson, said the organisation will meet later this week to discuss the readiness of the UWI Mona Bowl to host Red Stripe Premier League football.For the second time in the...

Published:Saturday | November 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Chairman of Tivoli Gardens FC, Edward Seaga, says they have spent more than $6 million on major improvement work on the Edward Seaga Sports Complex, including the reinstallation of lights at the facility.With new lighting in place, Tivoli will host...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Daniel Riley, coach of Excelsior High School, believes that copping the Walker Cup KO title could inject the impetus his school needs to get back to its glory days in schoolboy football.Excelsior beat Denham Town High school 2-0 yesterday at the...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Boxer George 'Bunny' Grant, a former Commonwealth lightweight champion, has died.Grant died at his home yesterday after suffering a second stroke last week, his son Junior Grant told The Gleaner.Grant was one of Jamaica's best boxers in the 1960s...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

If their forms this season are anything to go by, today's ISSA Champions Cup match between St George's College and Garvey Maceo High School could head for penalties as both teams have been defensively sound.Garvey Maceo, who were knocked out of the...

Published:Monday | October 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

In keeping with its mandate of facilitating dreams and actualising goals of Jamaican athletes, the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has been hosting a series of workshops dubbed 'Stamina' to improve the capabilities of its 41 members associations....

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

CEO of the Jamaica Olympic Association Ryan Foster says the association will be working with its member associations to raise the profile of the Youth Summer Olympic Games.Fosters admits that Jamaica has not bought into the concept of the Youth...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Recently hired national surfing coach, Ben Bourgeois, believes Jamaican surfers can make it to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.Twenty teams will be given the chance to participate in surfing at the next Olympic Games for the first time and...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has taken another step to enrich the country's Olympic movement through the revamped and relaunch of its website as it seeks to expose Jamaica's Olympic legacy.Along with the new look website, the JOA has also...

Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Licensed associate applied sports psychologist Olivia Rose says Jamaica's sports professionals should develop mental toughness, as the world of sport is still full of racism.Rose's comments came after a television host in Australia compared European...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

National Junior record holder in the 100m hurdles Daeshon Gordon passed away yesterday morning, Northwestern State University (NSU) has confirmed.Gordon, who was completing studies for an undergraduate degree after an outstanding collegiate career,...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

When the Reggae Girlz secured their historic qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Wednesday, Lucille Hamilton couldn't help but let out a loud scream of joy at her home in Arnett Gardens in Kingston. "We are going to France, we are...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:19 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Alex Thomas, coach of Wolmer's Boys School, is hoping his strikers will do a better job at capitalising on the chances that are being created in midfield, when they take on Denham Town High School in their return leg of their ISSA/Digicel Manning...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, is calling on the Government and the private sector to help make the University of the West Indies' plan to build a sport science facility a reality.Blake said...

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce's determination has been immortalised by a statue in Statue Park at Independence Park.The statue was unveiled yesterday by Minister of Sport, Olivia Grange, Prime Minister Andrew Holness and sculptor Basil Watson."The statue...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation Dalton Wint believes that the senior Reggae Girlz team can beat the USA team in theirsemi-final match of the CONCACAF Women's Championship tomorrow and secure an automatic spot to next year's...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Last summer, Jamaica's most prolific striker, Luton Shelton, was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.Neil Gardner, a chiropractic neurologist, has sought to shed some light on the condition and the...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Luton Shelton joined Harbour View Football Club in 1998 at the age of 12, and it was at 'Compound' where he developed the knack of scoring goals.Shelton scored 44 times for the Stars of East in his first stint as a senior player between 2003 and...

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