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Published:Friday | August 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Sports Minister Olivia 'Babsy' Grange, confirmed to The Gleaner yesterday, that the Jamaica Tallawahs have received over $7 million in funding from the Jamaican government, while calling for greater balance in the location of the team's home...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Having parted ways with telecommunications and entertainment company FLOW following the expiration of its contract for the sponsorship of local schoolboy football, the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) is now targeting a deal in the...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Like many onlookers in the athletics world, Jamaican sprinting star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was left pleased with her 100m run at the London Anniversary Games on Saturday, as the IAAF Diamond League made its way to the British capital.It was a...

Published:Tuesday | July 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

It may come a surprise to many, it might seem ludicrous even, but medal-winning Olympic and World Championships sprinter Warren Weir is determined to make a name for himself as a - wait for it - rugby player.Weir shot to international fame as the...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Two days after being elected as president of Maltese Premier League Club St Andrews FC, Craig Butler said that he will be taking the outfit to Jamaica for preseason preparations next month and will stage a series of games and auction for charity....

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Standout Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson, while expressing disappointment with the local support for swimming, is looking to continue encouraging diversity in the sport after her global impact was brought to the fore at the recently concluded...

Published:Friday | April 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Surgery on her left knee in 2015 and a torn quad a year later, injuries have, quite unfortunately, been a constant companion throughout the relatively young career of standout Jamaican hurdler Janieve Russell.In many ways, her pet event, the 400m...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

For history-making Jamaican middle distance athlete Aisha Praught-Leer, living outside of the norm is perfectly normal.That she would become the first Jamaican to win a senior international gold medal in the 3000m steeplechase seems a bit like...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

She has been around for a while and has enjoyed marginal individual success, but for freshly minted Commonwealth Games 400m silver-medal winner Anastasia Le-Roy, yesterday's triumph could not have come at a better time.Le-Roy, now 30 years old,...

Published:Wednesday | April 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Jamaican long distance runner Aisha Praught-Leer was full of confidence ahead of her women's 3000m steeplechase final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast this morning (Jamaica time).The Jamaican will be among those looking to...

Published:Wednesday | March 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

After successfully staging the 2002 IAAF World Junior Championships, Jamaica may again welcome the world in two years' time, having officially expressed an interest in hosting the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in 2020.According to information...

Published:Friday | February 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Andrew Anguin, Red Stripe's senior marketing manager for Caribbean imports, says that his company is serious about coming to the assistance of Jamaica's bobsled team in light of their most recent issues at the Winter Olympics, adding that this was...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Passionate and determined? Definitely. Misunderstood? Maybe.A villain to some, a visionary to others; Phoenix Academy founder Craig Butler is today enjoying the fruits of a labour of love - and quite a labour it was!With Bayer Leverkusen star Leon...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is hoping that exchanges such as yesterday's FIFA Executive Summit, which took place at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James, will foster greater synergy and underlined what he described as the body's new...

Published:Tuesday | January 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

With his administration spending over $19 million towards athlete welfare during the last fiscal year, President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake is calling for the Government's assistance in helping the...

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