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Published:Friday | March 30, 2018 | 12:52 AMAkino Ming

Kingston College’s track and field coach Neil Harrison, said that he was ‘quite fine’ with star sprinter Jhevaughn Matherson being coach by Glen Mills this season. Matherson was coached by the veteran coach at the Racers...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:51 PMAkino Ming

Shantae Foreman of Excelsior High School soared to 1.80m to break her record in the Class Three high jump final at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships on Thursday. Foreman erased her previous mark of 1.79m, which she...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

As the country's finest young athletes look to display their talents this week at the ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, has weighed in on the...

Published:Saturday | March 17, 2018 | 8:19 PMAkino Ming

Jamaica’s Under-19 girls won the first gold medal of  the Carifta Water Polo Championships 2018 at the National Aquatic Centre yesterday. Playing the third match in a best-of-five series against Barbados, the Jamaicans outscored their...

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

Three years after he surprisingly crashed out of the semi-finals of the 400 metres at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, after running a brilliant 43.93 seconds in the preliminaries to erase Jermaine Gonzales' national record, Rusheen...

Published:Wednesday | March 7, 2018 | 12:34 AMAkino Ming

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Dr Warren Blake attributed Jamaica’s poor performance at the World Indoor Championships to a flu bug, which he stated was rampant in the camp but remains convinced the...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

With schemes like the Jamaican Athlete Insurance Plan (JAIP) and the Sports Development Foundation (SDF) welfare fund, general manager for the SDF Denzil Wilks believes that Jamaican athletes are now in a position to better manage injuries.Wilks,...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

President of the Jamaica Bobsled and Skeleton Federation Chris Stokes says the latest challenge to the women's two-man Winter Olympics team will not break the momentum they gathered after their historic qualification to the 2018 Pyeongchang Games....

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 12:13 AMAkino Ming

General manager of the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), Denzil Wilks, said that he would consider suggestions from national sporting associations to implement an 'athletes development fund' geared to providing a monthly stipend for individual...

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

A number of spectators have expressed disappointment at Calabar's last-minute withdrawal from the Gibson McCook Relays, held at the National Stadium yesterday.On Thursday evening, the manager of Calabar's track team informed the meet organisers that...

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

In the absence of sprinting powerhouse Calabar High School, Jamaica College (JC) provided the fireworks in the sprint relays at the 42nd staging of the Gibson McCook Relays at the National Stadium yesterdayJC won two out of the four 4x100m boys...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Since Digicel came on board and organised the regional athletic championships into a series, The Digicel Grand Prix Series, it has become very apparent that schools in the eastern region are miles behind their counterparts in terms of high-quality...

Published:Tuesday | February 13, 2018 | 12:18 AMAkino Ming

Though he smashed his national discus record by more than a metre at the King of the Ring development track-and-field meet on the compound of Excelsior High School on Saturday, Fedrick Dacres, said that he is not getting carried away with...

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

Former Camperdown High School standout Remaldo Rose was honoured yesterday at the 14th staging of the Camperdown Classic at the National Stadium.Rose, who showed tremendous potential as a junior athlete, told The Sunday Gleaner that he was elated to...

Published:Sunday | February 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Danny Hawthorne, the head coach of Wolmer's Boys School, said track and field fans can expect a "royal treat" in the 400 metres hurdles for Class One boys at the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championship this year as the main players have all...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Forget the 53.72 seconds she ran yesterday in the 400 metres flat at the Queen's-Grace Jackson track meet at the National Stadium.Kaliese Spencer told The Sunday Gleaner yesterday that she believes that 2018 will be the best season of her career as...

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

After 15-year-old Carrie Russell surprised her competitors and won a bronze medal in the 100 metres at the World Junior championships in Beijing, China, in 2006, her father, Hesant, told her that he wanted her to become a great athlete.By great, he...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 3:07 PMAkino Ming

Opposition Spokesperson on Sports, Natalie Neita-Headley was moments ago given station bail by the Duhaney Park Police after she was arrested this morning for assault. It is alleged that Neita-Headley punched a man to the ground at a gas station on...

Published:Wednesday | December 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

John Bailey, the president of Tennis Jamaica, has resigned.Bailey, who became president of the association in 2012 following the resignation of Aubyn Hill, said that he has become too busy with running his businesses to be able to carry out the...

Published:Friday | December 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

For more than three hours yesterday, firefighters from St Catherine, as well as the Kingston and St Andrew fire divisions, battled a huge fire that eventually destroyed a vast section of the Geddes Refrigeration Limited building off Spanish Town...

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