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Published:Wednesday | February 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

SAINT GEORGE, Antigua:Barbados Pride captain Kraigg Brathwaite said that sticking to the basics is critical if his side is to come out on top over Kent Spitfires in the Cricket West Indies Regional Super50 semi-final at the Coolidge Cricket Ground...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Former national striker now turned football agent, Damani Ralph, said that while it is good that Jamaica is currently ranked 50th in the FIFA /Coca-Cola World Rankings, it is important that the team maintains this ranking in order to give players an...

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

The Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (JBSF) has said that Sandra Kiriasis' departure from her role as national women's bobsleigh team driving coach will not affect the association or its athletes preparing to compete in the Winter Olympic...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) president Howard Mitchell says that while he is not aware of its members meeting to discuss a package to assist the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) in providing a competitive salary for national head...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Jamaican diver Yona Knight-Wisdom said that winning the Men's 1m final of the British Diving Championships has told him that his preparations are on track for April's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.Knight-Wisdom rebounded from a fourth-...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Captain Conan Osbourne said that there is what he describes as great unity between local and overseas-based players in the Jamaica squad as it gets ready for this summer's Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament in the United States.With the Jamaica Crocs...

Published:Thursday | January 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Two members of the local football fraternity believe that the contract reportedly being offered to national senior men's football team head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore is an insult to his credentials.It is reported that Whitmore is reluctant to...

Published:Tuesday | January 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts said that the association will not be spending above its means to offer national coaches Theodore Whitmore and his assistant Jerome Waite new contracts to coach the senior men's team....

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Duhaney Park Red Sharks player-coach Roy Calvert said that although the team is still the only unbeaten one left in the Rugby League Around The Grounds National Division 2 Championship, its aim is on improving with each game.The Red Sharks defeated...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Gleaner Iconic Award winner for 2017, Veronica Campbell-Brown, said that although everything did not go as planned for her last year, she still considers herself blessed for all she has achieved.The veteran sprinter claimed the award at Friday night...

Published:Thursday | January 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Omar McLeod, reigning 110m World and Olympic champion said that he is focused on improving and is not too concerned about whether people consider him to be the new face of Jamaican track and field..McLeod, who is considered a favourite for the...

Published:Saturday | January 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

The Jamaica Rugby Football Union (JRFU) will be putting on an exhibition sevens match during half-time of Monday evening's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game between Arnett Gardens FC and FC Reno at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.With the...

Published:Thursday | January 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Cricket Association Vice-president Mark Neita says Windies fast-bowling legend Sir Curtly Ambrose is only partially correct in his assessment that the regional side's poor showing in New Zealand is because of bad pitches in the Caribbean.The...

Published:Wednesday | January 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Kemahl 'The Hitman' Russell could not only be defending his Junior North American Boxing Federation (NABF) middleweight title, but also looking to claim the WBC Americas title when he steps into the ring at the National Arena in Kingston on February...

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