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Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON College's(KC) Wayne Pinnock continued from where he left off last season with a brilliant show last Saturday at the Charlie Fuller Field Event Meet at Manchester High School. Pinnock produced two big winning marks in the Boys' Class One...

Published:Tuesday | January 8, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

OVER the years, St Jago High School's girls' track and field team had been the queens of sprint hurdles at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships (Champs) as the Monk Street, Spanish Town-based institution was very dominant in...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The upcoming Jamaica College (JC)/Pure Water/Danny Williams Invitational Track and Field meet on Saturday, January 5, 2019, will offer athletes a more comfortable facility to get ready for the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE University of West Indies (UWI) are back at the top of men's intercollegiate football. Last Saturday, they defeated defending champions G.C. Foster College 3-1 at the Harbour View Mini Stadium to win the Division One title and complete the...

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

For the past 10 years, Holmwood Technical and Denbigh High have dominated rural schoolgirl netball, and the two will continue this trend today in the finals of the ISSA Rural Schoolgirl competition at Manchester High where they will be defending...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:25 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It was not a day for champions at the Leila Robinson Courts on Wednesday during the Urban Area ISSA Schoolgirl Netball championships semi-finals as defending Junior and Senior champions, St Catherine High and Gaynstead, respectively, were both...

Published:Monday | November 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

GC Foster College's Garfield Gordon continued his excellent form on the road this season after being the overall winner of the fourth staging of the GC Foster College 5K/Run/Walk Road Race in Angels, Spanish Town, yesterday. Fresh off his win the...

Published:Saturday | November 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE penultimate set of matches in Intercol Intermediate and Junior netball competitions will be played today, with semi-final action taking place at the University of West Indies starting at 10 a.m.After winning the Intermediate A title for the past...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE final set of matches in the second round of the urban Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) schoolgirls netball competition will be played today at the Leila Robinson Courts, and with the semi-finals to be played next week Wednesday...

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

St Catherine High School's netballers sent out a strong signal to their rivals on Friday in the second set of urban of matches in the ISSA Schoolgirls Netball Competition at the Leila Robinson Courts as the Phyllis Thompson-coached teams had double...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Gaynstead High's netball teams have sent out early warnings to their rivals in the ISSA urban area schoolgirls netball competition after impressive wins in their opening junior and senior matches.The defending junior champions rattled up a big 54-1...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 1:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

A strong Americas track and field squad, with several Jamaican stars in the line-up, will be looking to dethrone defending champions Europe when the two-day IAAF Continental Cup gets under way in Ostrava, Czech Republic.The Continental Cup, formerly...

Published:Wednesday | August 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Several stars of the 2018 Diamond League series will be on show tomorrow and Friday in Zurich and Brussels, respectively.After 12 different stops, 32 champions will be crowned in individual events with the winners set to walk away with Diamond...

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

Playing at home and with a record crowd of over 13,700 fans, a victory was expected for West Coast Fever, the team of Jamaica senior netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, playing in the Suncorp Super Netball final in Perth, Australia. But this...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

TRACK and field fans can expect some superb performances today as the 12th staging in the Diamond League series takes place in Birmingham, England.This is the final meet before the grand finals scheduled for Zurich and Brussels and it will be the...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

After creating history and becoming the first Jamaican to run faster than 44 seconds in the 400m and 20 seconds in the 200m, it is perhaps to be expected that Akeem Bloomfield would draw comparisons to another towering Jamaican, Usain Bolt.Bolt did...

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

Jamaica ended its sojourn at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships on a high as Calabar High School's Kai Chang, with gold in the men's discus; Britany Anderson, with silver in the women's 100m hurdles; and the women's 4x400m relay team with bronze...

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

Jamaica had a golden day at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, yesterday.Briana Williams, 16, captured the women's 100 metres event while Damion Thomas gave the country its first-ever win in the men's 110 metres hurdles as he...

Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

There were no wins at yesterday's Lausanne Diamond League in Switzerland for Jamaican athletes, but there were second-place finishes for Janieve Russell, who posted a big personal best, and Elaine Thompson, and a third-place finish for Shericka...

Published:Tuesday | July 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican athletes had two wins at yesterday's Istvan Gyulai Memorial in Hungary, as Janieve Russell and Fedrick Dacres captured their events. However, there was disappointment for World and Olympic Games 110m hurdles champion, Omar McLeod, who...

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Eleven Jamaicans, led by top discus thrower Fedrick Dacres, will be in action at today's seventh stage of the lucrative Diamond League series in Paris.Dacres who won at the Stockholm meet with a season's best 69.57 metres, will be hoping for another...

Published:Friday | June 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Calabar High's Christopher Taylor and overseas-based Briana Williams will lead a 42-member team, 22 males and 20 females, to the IAAF World Under-20 Championships, which will be held in Tampere, Finland, July 10-15.Taylor, who won the senior 400m...

Published:Monday | June 25, 2018 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Four hundred metre sprinter Akeem Bloomfield, formerly of Kingston College, has decided to go professional after signing with sporting brand Puma International. Bloomfield had what many described as a fantastic collegiate season, which ended with a...

Published:Monday | June 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Schoolboy Christopher Taylor upstaged his more senior athletes by taking home the Men's 400m title in 44.86 seconds, on the final day of the JAAA Supreme Ventures Limited National Junior and Senior Championships at the National Stadium yesterday....

Published:Saturday | June 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The spotlight will be on the men's 400 metres semi-finals on today's penultimate day of competition at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Limited National Junior and Senior Championships inside the National Stadium.One of the athletes down to contest the...

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