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Stories by Akino Ming

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 8:04 AMAkino Ming

YOKOHAMA, Japan: After squeezing into the final as one of the fastest losers, Jamaica's women sprint relay team corrected their errors from day one, to produce an exceptional performance to win a silver medal on the final day of the 2019 IAAF...

Published:Saturday | May 11, 2019 | 9:30 AMAkino Ming

YOKOHAMA, Japan: Jamaica missed out on its first opportunity to get a medal at the 2019 IAAF World Relays as the Mix Shuttle Hurdles relay team had to be withdrawn from the final after two of its members suffered muscular injuries on a...

Published:Saturday | April 6, 2019 | 12:22 AMAkino Ming

Danusia Francis re-introduced Jamaica’s gymnastics on the global stage when she dazzled the world with a unique routine at the Superstars of Gymnastics event on March 23 in London. Francis’ routine, which included the bag-pack dance move and a...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 1:55 PMAkino Ming

  After she opened her 2019 season at the Queens/Grace Jackson track meet last month, Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion, Elaine Thompson,  vowed that she will learn how to compete with an Achilles tendon injury that has become an...

Published:Saturday | February 9, 2019 | 1:17 AMAkino Ming

With Akeem Bloomfield and Nathon Allen cutting their ­personal bests in the 400 ­metres to 43.94 and 44.13 seconds, ­respectively, last year, the men’s quarter-mile race is building up to be a cracker at the National Senior...

Published:Saturday | January 26, 2019 | 8:58 PMAkino Ming

Former  Youth Olympic Games gold medallist Natalliah Whyte believes she and her former collegiate teammate Jonielle Smith are ready to become the face of Jamaica’s female sprinting. Whyte, who primarily runs the 200 metres, dropped her...

Published:Sunday | December 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will launch its welfare programme today as it looks to help former players who brought pride and joy to the nation, but have now fallen on hard times.The programme will be launched at Drax Hall in St Ann where...

Published:Sunday | December 23, 2018 | 3:06 PMAkino Ming

CHRISTMAS is a time for giving and it might be for this reason why Janieve Russell’s most memorable Christmas is the one where she gave the most. The 2018 Commonwealth Games 400 metres hurdles champion said Christmas 2013 will...

Published:Sunday | December 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Moments after she was blanketed by a group of athletes from her alma mater, St Jago High, which took a break from a track meet at G.C. Foster College to greet the Reggae Girlz yesterday, Khadija 'Bunny' Shaw flashed back to her playing days at the...

Published:Sunday | December 9, 2018 | 12:28 AMAkino Ming

On the day when their former coach Winston Chung-Fah was laid to rest, ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup champions Clarendon College (CC) delivered the last piece of silverware to commemorate the life of the man who guided them through their finest football era...

Published:Sunday | December 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Now that the draw for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France is complete, the technical staff for Jamaica's senior women's football team is assiduously seeking friendly international matches to properly prepare for the opponents they will face in...

Published:Sunday | November 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

There were wild celebrations in Montego Bay last night as Cornwall College became the first rural, area school to win an ISSA Champions Cup title in the four years since the competition started.The new champions clipped former winners Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | November 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Despite failing to win a sixth straight Manning Cup title for Jamaica College (JC), new coach Andrew Peart believes he is still the man to continue the 'Dark Blues' dominance in schoolboy football.JC were beaten 2-1 by St George's College in the...

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Sport minister Olivia Grange says that the announcement of new boards for the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), the Institute of Sports and Independence Park Limited (IPL) yesterday is not counter to plans to streamline all three agencies, as...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

When the National Stadium undergoes major repair next year, the velodrome will be removed in order to bring spectators closer to the action on the field and to also increase the capacity of the venue to 38,000.The 500m cycle track is where Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Andrew Peart, coach of Jamaica College (JC), believes that his team is perfecting the art of grinding out wins after the boys from Old Hope Road came from behind to beat a defiant Holy Trinity High 2-1 in the ISSA Champions Cup, yesterday.Trinity...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

In September, Michael Ricketts told The Sunday Gleaner that if the Reggae Girlz achieved qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup it would be the landmark achievement for his tenure as president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF).And...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Harbour Football Club will host a fundraiser in aid of former national player Luton Shelton during tomorrow night's Red Stripe Premier League match against Mount Pleasant.Chairman Carvel Stewart has promised that the club will be doing all they can...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Even after they have cruised through the first two stages of the 2018 ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition, Kingston College coach Ludlow Bernard believes his team still needs to get better as they try to end their 32-year Manning Cup title...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Camperdown High comfortably secured the top spot in Group C with a 1-1 draw against Charlie Smith High in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition yesterday at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.But despite winning the group easily, coach...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Jamaica lost their opening match of the CONCACAF Women's Championships 2-0 to Canada on Friday, but assistant coach Andrew Price said that their display suggests that they will get a positive result against Costa Rica tomorrow night."Despite the...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica Martin Lyn says that Alia Atkinson's new world record effort shows that she is dedicated to greatness.Atkinson lowered her 50 metres breaststroke world record to 28.56 seconds, shaving .08 of a...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

At approximately 6 a.m. on Monday, September 24, Michael Campbell joined his teammates at the University of Technology for his first training session since he met in a deadly car accident that claimed the life of his friend, Jordan Scott, just over...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:21 AMAkino Ming

After she dazzled the track and field world with a number of sub 54-second runs in the 400 metres hurdles and a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2018, Janieve Russell has two desires for year 2019."I want a medal at the World Championships...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Christopher Bender, coach of Camperdown High, believes he has found a Manning Cup team that can end the school's 30-year trophy drought in schoolboy football.Bender made his comments after his side dropped points for the first time this season when...

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