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Published:Monday | February 17, 2020 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Garfield Gordon of UCT Steppas and Eizabeth Mondon of Spartan Health Club walked away with top honours after being the first man and woman to cross the finish line in the 5K road race section of the Sagicor SIGMA Corporate Run...

Published:Saturday | February 15, 2020 | 12:18 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Edwin Allen High School sprinting star Kevona Davis continues her preparation for the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) at the Ben Francis Invitational Meet today. Davis, who also has ambitions of competing at the...

Published:Wednesday | February 12, 2020 | 12:19 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER a year’s absence, the intercollegiate cricket competition is back this season and several of the country’s top and emerging senior players will be in action. Four teams, 2018 champions The University of West Indies (UWI), The Mico University...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:26 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Although injury robbed Nathon Allen of a chance at the National Trials for an individual spot at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, last year, he played a pivotal role in Jamaica earning silver in the Mixed 4x400m and men’s 4x400m...

Published:Tuesday | February 4, 2020 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Five Jamaicans enjoyed success over the weekend at indoor athletics meets in the United States, with Kimberly Williams, Charokee Young, Kiara Grant, Annia Ashley and Shakwon Coke all scoring wins. Also impressing were Odaine Lewis, Clive Pullen,...

Published:Monday | February 3, 2020 | 12:29 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Garfield Gordon of UCT Steppas and Jozanne Harris of Jamdammers were the top men’s and women’s finishers at the Run For Your Heart 5K and 2K Road Race, which started and ended at Emancipation Park yesterday. In very cool conditions, Harris clocked...

Published:Saturday | February 1, 2020 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE 2020 local track and field season will continue today with the staging of three meets across the island. In the east, there will be the Eastern Invitational Track and Field Meet at Lyssons, St Thomas; in central Jamaica, the Jamalco Sports Club...

Published:Wednesday | January 29, 2020 | 12:32 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Last Saturday’s St Elizabeth Technical Invitational in Santa Cruz produced multiple meet records, both on the track and in the field. Among the outstanding performers was Manchester High School Class Two athlete, Shevanae Thomas. On a day when her...

Published:Wednesday | January 29, 2020 | 12:30 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

SEVERAL overseas-based athletes performed well at indoor meets in the United States last weekend. Sprint hurdler Philip Lemonious, quarter-miler Shian Salmon along with a male MVP International 4x400 metres quartet had second-place finishes in...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Briana Williams, the 2018 World Under 20 double sprint champion, will line up in the women’s invitational 60m sprint event at the Queen’s/Grace Jackson Meet at the National Stadium today around 6:30 p.m. This is Williams’ first time competing...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 12:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

EDWIN Allen High School’s outstanding sprinter Kevona Davis will make her long-awaited season debut today, when she competes in the 200 metres at the St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) Invitational meet in Santa Cruz. Davis, the 2019 ISSA/...

Published:Friday | January 24, 2020 | 12:36 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Olive McNaughton, director of the Queen’s/Grace Jackson Meet, has lamented the lack of sponsorship for Saturday’s event, which takes place at the National Stadium at 8:30 a.m. But McNaughton said that despite challenges, all is set for what she...

Published:Monday | January 13, 2020 | 12:17 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THERE was success for Jamaica’s Jeanine Williams, while there were second-place finishes for Briana Williams and Shian Hyde at the Clemson Orange and Purple Elite meet in South Carolina, USA, on Saturday. Competing unattached, Jeanine Williams,...

Published:Saturday | January 11, 2020 | 12:24 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

MOST of the Corporate Area High School teams will be journeying to the parish of St Catherine today as the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport will be hosting the very popular Douglas Forrest Invitational Meet which will begin at 8:30...

Published:Thursday | January 9, 2020 | 12:41 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Despite having some concerns with his hurdlers’ early form, Edwin Allen’s head coach, Michael Dyke, says he is pleased with the performances of his athletes at Saturday’s season-opening Purewater/Jamaica College/R Danny Williams Invitational at the...

Published:Monday | January 6, 2020 | 12:21 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE 2020 local track and field season got off to a sizzling start at the Jamaica College (JC) Ashenheim Stadium on Saturday with the successful 27th staging of the Jamaica College/Pure Water/R Danny Williams Development Meet. Athletes from top...

Published:Friday | January 3, 2020 | 12:44 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER a disappointing fifth-place finish at last year’s Netball World Cup, the Sunshine Girls will be hoping for better results when they take on three of the top five countries later this month in a friendly tournament in England, the Vitality...

Published:Monday | December 30, 2019 | 1:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Sprintec Track Club head coach Maurice Wilson’s biggest dream is for one of his charges to get an individual Olympic medal and is confident that it will be realised at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. Wilson’s club is based at the GC Foster College of...

Published:Friday | December 27, 2019 | 12:39 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE 2020 athleticS season is expected to be a busy one both locally and internationally, with the staging of the World Athletics Under-20 championships in Nairobi, Kenya, being the highlight for juniors and the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, being...

Published:Wednesday | December 18, 2019 | 12:29 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

There was a joyous mood on the Mico University College campus last Saturday as the home supporters joined members of their male basketball team on court in celebration after the team defeated the University of West Indies 49-43 in the Intercol...

Published:Monday | December 16, 2019 | 12:29 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Excelsior High School Class One athlete Devontie Archer, known for his exploits in the 400m hurdles, was one of the standouts, taking home a double, including a record run, at Saturday’s Wesley Powell/Heart Institute of the Caribbean Development...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Local high school and college coaches will get a chance to see where their preparations are before they go on Christmas break, as they will be able to test their athletes at two development meets today. The Tyser Mills Meet will be held at the G....

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:38 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Following a historic win a year ago, Shortwood Teachers’ College’s female football team secured successive Intercol Women’s Football titles last Saturday, after getting the better of many-time champions, G.C. Foster College of Physical Education...

Published:Tuesday | December 10, 2019 | 12:27 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Holmwood Technical High School head coach Carline Graham Powell is confident ahead of tomorrow’s senior netball clash with Excelsior High School in the ISSA All-Island Schoolgirl final starting at 2:30 p.m. at Manchester High School. Denbigh and...

Published:Thursday | December 5, 2019 | 3:52 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Following double success last year, Denbigh High will be hoping for a repeat when the ISSA Rural Area Schoolgirl Netball finals get under way today, starting at 1:00p.m. at the Manchester High School netball court. Their juniors will go up against...

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