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Published:Monday | April 29, 2019 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

International range master George Jones said the equipment that was used at Jamaica International Pistol Tournament, a two-day event that ended on Saturday, is outdated and needs urgent attention. Jones, an American, has been a range master since...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:39 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having last won the title in 2006, Marcel Gayle, head coach of Waterhouse, said that his club is desperate to win this year’s Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) title for the community. Waterhouse will face defending champions Portmore United in...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:24 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican all-rounder Rovman Powell said his omission from the West Indies 15-man One-Day International (ODI) squad to this year’s ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales is a major wake-up call for his career. The 25-year-old Powell, who made...

Published:Thursday | April 25, 2019 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of Arnett Gardens Football Club, Mark Golding, has dismissed reports that head coach Jerome Waite has been fired from the club. Golding told The Gleaner yesterday that Waite, who led the club to four of their five Premier League titles,...

Published:Tuesday | April 23, 2019 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

National senior netball team head coach Marvette Anderson says none of the country’s overseas-based players are guaranteed a spot on Jamaica’s team to this year’s International Netball Federation World Cup tournament, which will be held in...

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2019 | 12:31 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouses central defender Nicholy Finlayson said he is very determined to lead the club to this year’s Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) title, having failed to do so in two previous finals. The Drewsland-based outfit is set to face defending...

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2019 | 12:28 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA), Paulton Gordon, says plans are afoot to start the National Basketball League (NBL) in June. The NBL, which is the country’s top basketball competition, made a return last year March after a...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:35 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sports minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange is among a number of sports and business officials, who have expressed their sadness following the passing of former president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Pat Rousseau. Rousseau passed away Tuesday...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Boxing Board, Stephen ‘Bomber’ Jones, said he is encouraged by signs that suggest that former WBA featherweight champion Nicholas ‘Axeman’ Walters could make his return to the ring sometime this year. The 33-year-old...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Dr Warren Blake says that his organisation is very concerned about the possible low temperatures, which Jamaican athletes could experience when they compete at this year’s IAAF...

Published:Thursday | April 11, 2019 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Boxing Board (JBB) Stephen ‘Bomber’ Jones believes that the future of the sport is very bright despite the cancellation of the popular made-for-TV Contenders Series. Main sponsors Wray and Nephew announced late last year...

Published:Tuesday | April 9, 2019 | 12:25 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Director of Netball Jamaica, Simone Forbes, is urging Jamaicans to get on board and support the Sunshine Girls in their quest to raise $30 million to assist in their preparation for and participation in this year’s Netball World Cup in Liverpool,...

Published:Tuesday | April 2, 2019 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mount Pleasant Football Academy head coach Donovan Duckie says that his team is very hungry to win their semi-final matchup against defending champions Portmore United in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) competition. The veteran coach, who is...

Published:Saturday | March 30, 2019 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s World Under-20 sprint double gold medallist Briana Williams says that she is aiming to run a personal best in the 100m this season as she seeks to secure a spot on Jamaica’s senior team to this year’s IAAF World Championships in Doha,...

Published:Saturday | March 30, 2019 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Edwin Allen’s Aneisha Ingram was very emotional as she ended her Champs career with a gold-medal run in the 2000m Steeplechase at the ISSA/Gracekennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Thursday night. The 18-year-...

Published:Saturday | March 30, 2019 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Freshly minted Class One 2000m steeplechase champion Rivaldo Marshall has set his sights on leading home a Calabar one-two in the final of the boys’ 5000m at the National Stadium today. Marshall, who won the steeplechase final comfortably in 6:07....

Published:Friday | March 29, 2019 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Outstanding Enid Bennett middle-­distance star Tyrice Taylor says that he will be going after the boys Class Two record in the 800m final tomorrow at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boy and Girls’ Athletics Championships at the National Stadium. The 17-year-...

Published:Friday | March 29, 2019 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Edith Dalton James High athlete Sanoya Douglas is still basking in the experience of competing at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships at the National Stadium yesterday. The 13-year-old Douglas, who is the only female...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:39 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Newly crowned Class One discus champion Shamella Donaldson of Rusea’s High School dedicated her gold-medal-winning performance at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships to her mother, Novia Brissette. The 19-year-old...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:24 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Denham Town High School coach Junior Forbes says that he is expecting outstanding performances from the institution’s two representatives at this year’s ISSA/Gracekennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships at the National Stadium. The west...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Newly elected president of Cricket West Indies, Ricky Skerritt, said that his first order of business in his new role is to revamp the association’s High Performance Centre (HPC). The 62-year-old defeated incumbent Dave Cameron of Jamaica, 8-4...

Published:Saturday | March 23, 2019 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Dave Myrie, principal of Kingston College (KC), said distance star Ari Rodgers remains a major doubt for next week’s staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships at the National Stadium. The Uganda-born Rodgers, who has...

Published:Friday | March 22, 2019 | 12:24 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Dr Donovan Bennett, first vice-president of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), says the local cricket body will soon be inviting applications for the post of head coach of the senior men’s team. Robert Haynes was appointed interim coach last...

Published:Thursday | March 21, 2019 | 12:26 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden’s head coach, Riegel Smith, said that they have learned a lot from playing in the Red Stripe Premier League for the first time, warning that they will be much stronger come next season. Dunbeholden, who were promoted to the RSPL last...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens striker Colorado Murray says that he will be pushing himself to the limit, in an effort to capture this year’s Golden Boot award for the leading scorer in the Red Stripe Premier League competition. Murray, who is a former Excelsior...

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