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Published:Saturday | March 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Brown, who finished sixth in the 400m final last year, turned in a good performance in winning his semi-final of the 400m in 47.73 seconds.In fact, Brown's time is the fastest heading into today's final, where he will face Peterfields' Antonio...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:16 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College's (KC) Wayne Pinnock yesterday dedicated his gold medal-winning performance in the boys' Class One long jump final at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships to his mother, who passed away five years ago.The 17...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having finished third in last year's final to her teammate and event record holder Shantae Foreman, Excelsior's Daniel Hinds is aiming to turn the tables on her opponents in today's final of the girls Class Three high jump competition at the ISSA/...

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

A pulsating contest is expected in today's final of the boys' long jump event with preseason favourite Wayne Pinnock from Kingston College (KC) aiming to secure his school's first gold medal on the second day of the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls...

Published:Tuesday | March 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior men's football team manager Roy Simpson has said that former Manchester United and West Ham United player Ravel Morrison is scheduled to arrive in the island later this week to continue negotiations in his quest to represent the...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The Sunshine Girls are scheduled to leave the island on Saturday for the Quad Series, which will be held in Auckland from March 21-24. The participating teams are hosts New Zealand, Malawi and Fiji.Henry told The Gleaner in an interview yesterday,...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 11:11 PMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Alexander told The Gleaner in an interview yesterday, that they were first told by the organisers that they would be allowed to use unlimited amount of naturalised players at the tournament.However, he said after they submitted the list players,...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Team Jamaica manager Michael Frater said that technical disqualifications and poor weather conditions, were the main factors that contributed to Jamaica's dismal performance at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, which ended at the Arena Birmingham...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

BIRMINGHAM, England:Having made the switch from the 3000m to the 1500m event this season, Jamaican distance runner Aisha Praught is hoping that her move will prove to be rewarding when she competes at the IAAF World Indoor Championships here today....

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

BIRMINGHAM, England:Jamaican quarter-miler Javon Francis said he is in good form going into today's heats of the men's 400m at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England, and is confident of making the final of the event.Francis, who will...

Published:Thursday | March 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

BIRMINGHAM, England:Team manager Micheal Frater said he is expecting an excellent showing from the country's athletes at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, which is set to begin here with the Opening Ceremony at the Arena Birmingham at noon (...

Published:Thursday | March 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's sprint hurdler Ronald Levy said he is in good shape going into the IAAF World Indoor Championships and is determined to win his first major international medal.Levy will enter the championships oozing confidence, having ran a personal time...

Published:Wednesday | February 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

BIRMINGHAM, England: Diminutive Jamaican sprinter Gayon Evans said she has nothing to fear when she goes up against her more seasoned competitors in the women's 60 metres at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, which starts here tomorrow.Evans, who...

Published:Tuesday | February 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Veteran coach Fitz Coleman has replaced Maurice Wilson as technical director of Jamaica's team to the IAAF World Indoor Championships, which will be held in Birmingham, England from March 1 to 4.Dr Warren Blake, president of the Jamaica Athletics...

Published:Saturday | February 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Wayne Robinson, principal of Jamaica College (JC), has expressed his gratitude to the Ashenheim family after they donated an eight-lane synthetic track, which is now under construction at the school's Old Hope Road base.Robinson told The Gleaner...

Published:Thursday | February 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Christian Stokes, president of the Jamaica Bobsled and Skeleton Federation, is a proud man today after Jamaica's history-making women's two-man bobsled team completed four runs on the ice at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.The...

Published:Tuesday | February 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former national senior netball team captain and defender Nicole Aiken-Pinnock said she is devastated by her omission from the Sunshine Girls team forthis year's Quad Series and Commonwealth Games.Aiken-Pinnock, who now plays professionally in the...

Published:Friday | February 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts, has hit back at former Reggae Boy Fitzroy Simpson after the British-based retired player slammed the federation for offering a reported US$3,000 per month to national head coach...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The Sports Development Foundation (SDF) has pumped $1.5 million into this year's staging of the National Basketball League (NBL), which is set to get under way with a double-header at the National Arena on Saturday.Associate sponsors KFC will also...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA), Wayne Shaw, has expressed his delight after JN Bank announced a $3 million sponsorship of this year's Jackie Bell KO competition.The announcement was made by Carlene Edwards,...

Published:Wednesday | February 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

There is a high level of excitement within the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation as the country's athletes prepare to compete in this year's Winter Olympics Games in Pyeonchang, South Korea from February 9-25.The Jamaica team led by Chef de...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former Boys' Town player Ali McNab says that head coach Andrew Price should not be blamed for the current woes of the south St Andrew Red Stripe Premier League Club.Boys' Town are having a poor season. They are now at the bottom of the standings on...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Super League outfit Molynes United Football Club are moving to a new home.The club, which has been training and hosting games at Chalmers Avenue for a number of years, will now be relocated to...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former president of Netball Jamaica, Marva Bernard, said she is very delighted with her recent appointment as mobile director of the St Martin Netball Association (SMNA).Bernard has been charged by the SMNA with the responsibility for development...

Published:Friday | January 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

In an effort to bring a lot more excitement to this year's 42nd staging of the Gibson McCook Relays, the organisers have decided to introduce the boys and girls' sprint medley open to the meet, which will be held at the National Stadium on February...

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