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Stories by Akino Ming - Staff Reporter

Published:Sunday | August 2, 2020 | 12:22 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Although he has not confirmed whether or not he will be seeking re-election for a second time, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, wants the federation to focus on infrastructural development over...

Published:Sunday | July 19, 2020 | 12:08 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will this week submit a proposal to the Ministry of Health and Wellness, outlining its plans to restart football competition locally in a safe manner, amid the coronavirus pandemic. President of the federation...

Published:Sunday | July 5, 2020 | 12:17 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

The local athletics season could resume in two weeks, as the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) is in the final stages of developing plans to restart the sport after it has been halted for months because of the coronavirus pandemic...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:17 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Throughout his teenage years, Wilbert Walker carried the town of Morant Bay on his shoulders, as he carved out a reputation as a top competitor at the Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships, while representing his alma mater, Morant Bay High...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2020 | 12:05 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Although he played on football’s greatest stage, one of Warren Barrett Sr’s favourite sporting moments happened long after he had hung up his boots. The moment occurred when his son, Warren Barrett Jr, earned a spot on Jamaica’s Carifta team in...

Published:Sunday | May 31, 2020 | 12:32 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

If it were left up to veteran athletics coach Maurice Wilson, the 2020 Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association’s (JAAA) National Senior Championships would be cancelled. Wilson told The Sunday Gleaner that he does not believe the annual meet...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:32 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Paul Christie, the manager of Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) club Dunbeholden FC, believes that the rich vein of form his side has found recently could continue for a long time as the club is set to play their home games in their community next...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

DOHA, Qatar: Weeks before the 2019 IAAF World Championships began, Shanieka Ricketts suspended her social media accounts and subsumed herself into a zone in order to deliver the medal she was tipped to win. The move paid off as the lanky Jamaican...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

DOHA, Qatar: She fell short of her main objective but Stephenie-Ann McPherson is still grateful to have made it to the final of the women’s 400 metres at her fourth IAAF World Championships. McPherson, however, missed out on erasing her six-year-...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:39 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

DOHA, Qatar: Tajay Gayle became the first Jamaican man to win the men’s long jump at a global athletics championships when he leaped to a national record of 8.69 metres under the glittering lights of the Khalifa International Stadium here yesterday...

Published:Sunday | September 1, 2019 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Members of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association’s (JAAA) selection committee could have a tough time selecting Jamaica’s team that will participate in next month’s World Championships in Doha, Qatar. This, as a few athletes who finished...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Noted Jamaican hurdles coach Lennox Graham admitted that he was relieved after the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) ruled on Thursday that his athlete, Danielle Williams, was eligible for selection for Jamaica’s team to next...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:19 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Jamaica endured a tough day at the Pan American Games yesterday in Lima, Peru, as the Rugby Sevens team and the squash players were trounced in their respective competitions. The Jamaica Crocs were soundly beaten by Argentina in their opening game...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

YOKOHAMA, Japan: After a topsy-turvy first day of competition, Jamaica will look to their proven stars – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson – to bring some spark to their 2019 IAAF World Relays campaign. The two-time 100m Olympic champion...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:18 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange has already made moves to ensure that the legacy of the Reggae Girlz’s historic qualification to the FIFA Women’s World Cup continues after they take part in the tournament...

Published:Friday | May 3, 2019 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Janieve Russell and 2015 World champion Danielle Williams, will launch their seasons at the Doha Diamond League, the first leg of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League series, which starts today. Russell showed the world...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2019 | 12:31 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Michael Ricketts says he is ready, if necessary, to promote more women to leadership roles within the organisation. This in a effort to ensure that the legacy of the historic Reggae Girlz FIFA...

Published:Sunday | April 14, 2019 | 12:27 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has lifted the provisional suspension, which was placed on history-making Jamaican Olympian Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian, who registered an adverse analytical finding for a banned substance...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:34 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Calabar High School’s board chairman, Reverend Karl Johnson, said yesterday that the school will make a formal response soon to Sanjaye Shaw’s press conference, in which the physics teacher chastised its administrators for not being stern enough...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:33 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Today Dave Cameron will learn if he will continue as president of Cricket West Indies (CWI) for a fourth term at the CWI board’s annual general meeting taking place at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St Andrew at 9 a.m. And although he is confident of...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:17 AMAkino Ming - Staff Reporter

Edwin Allen High and Kingston College dominated the sprint relays at the 43rd Gibson Relays at the National Stadium yesterday.The defending ISSA/GraceKennedy Girls’ Champions smashed the first two records in the high school section. Their Class...

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