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Published:Monday | December 2, 2019 | 12:22 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Led by brilliant defensive work from goal defence Shamera Sterling and goalkeeper Latanya Wilson, UWI A were too hot for G.C. Foster A in the final of the Intercol Senior Netball competition at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and...

Published:Saturday | November 30, 2019 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE 2019 Intercol netball season will come to a climax today at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport with the playing of the Senior finals with The University of West Indies (UWI) ‘A’ and G.C. Foster College ‘A’ facing off at 3 p...

Published:Saturday | November 30, 2019 | 12:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

New champions will be crowned next Wednesday in the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Urban Schoolgirl Senior netball competition, following semi-finals action on Wednesday at the Leila Robinson Courts, where defending champions...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:37 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

New champions will be crowned in the in Intercol Senior and Intermediate netball leagues this Saturday as GC Foster College and the University of West Indies dominated their respective semi-finals at The Mico University College on Tuesday to book...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THERE was no stopping the National Housing Trust (NHT) ‘A’ team last weekend at the 28th staging of the Florida Netball Classics inside the Coral Spring Gymnasium in Fort Lauderdale as they turned back Caricom 14-9 in the final. The win secured a...

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2019 | 12:39 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER a dominant season so far, the unbeaten University of West Indies ‘A’ netball team will be hoping to continue that trend today when they go up against the University of Technology (UTech), in semi-final action of the Intercol netball...

Published:Monday | November 25, 2019 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

DEFENDING junior and senior champions Denbigh and Manchester High dominated the quarter-finals of the ISSA Rural Schoolgirl Netball Competition, played at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport on Friday. Both schools qualified...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:38 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

DEFENDING champions Gaynstead High and 2017 champions Excelsior High remained unbeaten in senior action of the ISSA Urban Area Schoolgirl netball competition. Both schools scored big wins in the penultimate set of matches in the second round of the...

Published:Thursday | November 21, 2019 | 12:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

OVER 20 club teams from Jamaica will be in South Florida this weekend, as the 28th staging of the Florida Netball Classics will be held over two days, starting Saturday inside the Coral Springs Gymnasium in Fort Lauderdale. As usual, teams from...

Published:Monday | November 18, 2019 | 12:29 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON College athletes warmed up for the upcoming track and field season after dominant performances at the fourth staging of the Mico Pump It Up 5k Run/Walk, which started and ended on the school campus in Cross Roads yesterday. Aron Tanui was...

Published:Wednesday | November 6, 2019 | 12:24 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Following a dominant season a year ago, where they were crowned Urban Area Junior and Senior champions, along with securing the All-Island Junior and Senior titles, the Dalton Hinds-coached Gaynstead netball teams’ march to another netball sweep...

Published:Tuesday | October 29, 2019 | 12:25 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

A tense battle is expected in this year’s Intercol Senior netball competition as defending champions Mico University College, The University of the West Indies (UWI), G.C. Foster College and the University of Technology (UTech) will be in a dog...

Published:Monday | October 28, 2019 | 12:32 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

National Housing Trust (NHT) had mixed fortunes while Jamaica Customs had double success in the final of the Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Competition at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Saturday. In the feature game of the night,...

Published:Saturday | October 26, 2019 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FORMER Jamaican middle-­distance runner Inez Turner will be one of the hosts at this year’s US/Elite Jamaica Scholarship Convention and College Fair to be held at the Jamaica Conference Centre on Saturday November 2 at 8 a.m. Turner will be joined...

Published:Saturday | October 26, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER several weeks of intense and exciting battles, today will see the culmination of the Business House Netball competition at the National Indoor Sports Centre with the playing of five finals. At 2 p.m., Stewart’s Auto Supplies takes on Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | October 15, 2019 | 12:19 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

ISSA president Keith Wellington says the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletic Championships (Champs) will be adapting a new relay rule next year. IAAF’s Rule 170.10, which regards relay team substitutions, was amended in January this year to...

Published:Thursday | September 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The main item at Tuesday’s Jamaica Intercollegiate Sports Association (Intercol) annual general meeting, held at Mona Commons, UWI did not materialise, as the election to select a new executive body failed to come off the ground due to challenges...

Published:Tuesday | September 10, 2019 | 12:18 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

For the past year, a steering committee has been running the affairs of the Jamaica Intercollegiate Sports Association (Intercol), following the resignation of Dalton Myers as president. A few days after Myers’ announcement, general secretary of...

Published:Saturday | September 7, 2019 | 12:18 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Women’s 100m hurdles world leader Danielle Williams was in magnificent form at the IAAF Diamond League Finals in Brussels, Belgium, yesterday. The 2015 world champion won the Women’s event to join triple jumper Shanieka Ricketts, who won her event...

Published:Monday | September 2, 2019 | 12:19 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICAN athletes Shanieka Thomas-Ricketts and Omar McLeod picked up wins at the ISTAF World Challenge meet in Berlin, Germany, yesterday as they continued preparations for the upcoming IAAF World Championships from September 27-October 6. Fresh...

Published:Friday | August 30, 2019 | 12:42 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER consistent performances all season, starting at the PUMA Youngster Goldsmith Classics, Shanieka Thomas-Ricketts scored one of the most important victories so far in her career when she produced a personal best (PB) of 14.93m to capture the...

Published:Thursday | August 29, 2019 | 12:25 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER three months of exciting action, most of the world’s leading athletes, including eight Jamaicans, will be hunting Diamond Trophies as the first of two Diamond League finals will get under-way today at the Letzigrund Stadium in Weltklasse,...

Published:Monday | August 19, 2019 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It was not the perfect race, but Danielle Williams continued her amazing form with a big win in the 100m hurdles at the Mueller Grand Prix in Birmingham, as the nation’s athletes enjoyed the latest Diamond League stop, picking up four wins and a...

Published:Saturday | August 17, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Fifteen Jamaicans led by Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will be in action tomorrow in the 11th series of the Diamond League competition, the Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham. This will be the penultimate meet in the cash-rich series, before the grand...

Published:Friday | August 16, 2019 | 12:33 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

After weeks of speculation over whether or not sprint hurdler Danielle Williams would get a chance to compete at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, the 2015 world champion now seems set to make the trip, after the Jamaica Athletics...

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