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Stories by Raymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

After a dominant season in the local Business House Netball competition, members of the National Housing Trust netball team left the island yesterday to compete in the Florida Netball Classics. The Classics will take place in Coral Gardens this...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

The top-of-the-table Group One junior and senior clashes between Gaynstead and St. Catherine High in the second round of the Urban ISSA Schoolgirl Netball Competition at the Leila Robinson Courts on Tuesday was anticipated to be close going.In the...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:19 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

WHEN the third set of matches in the second round of the Urban area of the ISSA Schoolgirl Netball Competition gets under way today at the Leila Robinson Courts, all eyes will be on Gaynstead High School and St Catherine High School, as both will be...

Published:Friday | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Defending Corporate Area and all-island senior schoolgirl netball champions Excelsior High are off to a good start this year.In their first match in the second round, of the ISSA urban competition on Wednesday, they defeated Merl Grove 48-14 in a...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Following eight weeks of intense competition, the top teams have separated themselves from the pack in the ISSA Urban Netball competition, and the second round will begin on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.Among the juniors, defending champions St Catherine...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Denzil Wilks, general manager of the Sports Development Founda-tion (SDF), says the organisa-tion is looking into securing new sources of funding to supplement what is received from the Government, as they look to put themselves in a position to...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Representatives of the major local sporting bodies along with students from institutions including G.C. Foster College, the University of West Indies and Mico University College were present at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on Monday to discuss the...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

General manager of Independence Park, Major Desmon Brown, says there are big plans in the pipeline for the National Stadium and the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium."We have prepared a development plan for the National Stadium which is going to cost...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Janieve Russell followed up wins on day one by compatriots Danielle Williams and Fedrick Dacres in the IAAF Continental Cup by capturing the Women's 400m hurdles on the second day in Ostrava, Czech Republic, yesterday.The Americas dethroned...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

New champions were crowned on Monday at the Jamaica High School Alumni Soccer and Netball Network (JHSASN) competition at the Lauderhill Sports Complex in Florida.Calabar walked away with the football title while Queen's topped netball.The two-day...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Discus world leader Fedrick Dacres will lead eight Jamaicans into battle on Day Two of the Diamond League finals today.Action moves to Brussels in Belgium, and Dacres will be joined by Ronald Levy and Hansle Parchment (110mh), Yohan Blake (100m),...

Published:Thursday | August 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Four Jamaicans, led by Commonwealth Games 400 metres hurdles champion Janieve Russell, will be in action today in the first leg of the Diamond League Finals in Zurich. Also down to compete are triple jumpers Kimberly Williams and Shanieka Ricketts...

Published:Monday | August 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

It will be to crunch time this Thursday and Friday as top athletes who qualified for the IAAF Diamond League finals will be hunting trophies and lucrative cash prizes in Zurich and Brussels, with the first of these finals set for Thursday in Zurich....

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

AFTER piloting Southern Steel to victory last year in the ANZ Netball finals in New Zealand, Jamaica's Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is looking forward to another major title this year.In her first season in Australia the ace goalshooter will be at the helm...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

After the staging of the Birmingham leg of the IAAF Diamond League on Saturday, the 12th and final in the series, the finalists for the respective events have been now decided. Athletes will contest the finals over two days with the Zurich Meet in...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

AFTER the completion of 11 of 12 Diamond League meets, several of Jamaica's top athletes have booked their spots in the finals slated for Zurich and Brussels on August 30 and 31.The last meet in the preliminary stage, the Birmingham Diamond League,...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

After picking up nine medals on Saturday's second day, Jamaica's senior athletes stepped up the pace on yesterday's final day of competition of the NACAC Championships in Toronto, Canada. The nation picked up an additional 11 medals to end the three...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Six Jamaicans, headed by double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson, will be in action on the track today as the IAAF Diamond League circuit makes its stop in Monaco.Thompson, who is yet to hit top form this season, will get another shot at...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica had three victories on yesterday's final day of competition at the Athletics World Cup in London, England, as Shericka Jackson, Shanieka Ricketts and Tyquendo Tracey won their respective events.Jamaica, with 153 points, ended fourth overall...

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Co-captains Shiann Salmon and Christopher Taylor both won silver medals, while Chantz Sawyers took home a bronze, as the country's young athletes picked up three medals on yesterday's fourth day of competition at the IAAF World Under 20...

Published:Friday | July 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's top two 400 metres runners, Akeem Bloomfield and Nathon Allen, will make their Diamond League debuts today in Rabat, Morocco.Both athletes who got a taste of the European circuit on Monday while competing in the 200 metres in Lucern,...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Sprint hurdlers Damion Thomas and Orlando Bennett will lead Jamaica's hunt for more medals on today's third day of competition at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland.Long jumper Wayne Pinnock won a bronze yesterday, and 16...

Published:Wednesday | July 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica will be hoping to be among the medals at the end of day two at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland and with two athletes in the final of the men's long jump and coach Jeremy Delisser is very optimistic.Delisser who is...

Published:Wednesday | July 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

After a very successful opening day for Jamaica at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships where all seven athletes advanced to the next round of their events, it will be a very busy day two in Finland for the country's young athletes.Fifteen will be...

Published:Tuesday | July 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

FOR the next six days starting today, some of the country's top junior athletes will showcase their talents internationally as the IAAF World Under-20 Championships will be held in Tampere, Finland. Over 2,000 athletes and officials from more than...

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