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Stories by Andre Lowe

Published:Saturday | March 30, 2019 | 12:22 AMAndre Lowe

It has been 10 years since a Kingston College’s (KC) hand last touched the Mortimer Geddes trophy, but after another day of metronomic efficiency at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships yesterday, purple hearts are getting...

Published:Tuesday | February 26, 2019 | 10:55 PMAndre Lowe

Jamaican Olympic middle distance athlete Kemoy Campbell was on Tuesday evening released from the New York Presbyterian Columbia Medical Center, 17 days after collapsing while competing at the Millrose Games in New York. Campbell, on Sunday, shared...

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2019 | 6:46 AMAndre Lowe

Agent Ray Flynn has confirmed to The Gleaner that Jamaican distance runner Kemoy Campbell is conscious and has been talking.  Campbell had been sedated by doctors at the New York Presbyterian/ Columbia University Hospital after he...

Published:Saturday | January 26, 2019 | 8:31 PMAndre Lowe

Interim head coach Richard Pybus believes Saturday’s emphatic 381-run over England in the opening Test here has provided a glimpse of what the future holds for West Indies...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:27 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaica's darling of the pool, Alia Atkinson, celebrated a great night at the 58th RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards at the Jamaica Pegasus, while Fedrick Dacres rubber-stamped his relentless march up the ranks, with a...

Published:Thursday | January 10, 2019 | 2:02 PMAndre Lowe

The 2011 World champion Yohan Blake is now being coached by Patrick Dawson, bringing to an end, a 10-year association with Racers Track Club president and head coach Glen Mills.  Dawson, who serves as Technical Director at the University of West...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

The possibility of Jamaica losing its Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise is becoming increasingly likely, according to information reaching The Sunday Gleaner.Jamaica has been home to two-time champions, the Tallawahs, since the inception of...

Published:Thursday | August 23, 2018 | 4:06 PMAndre Lowe

Sports Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange says she understands the reasons and value of the Jamaica Tallawahs playing some of their Caribbean Premier League (CPL) home games in Florida. She is, however, hoping that all possible adjustments...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

She has won just about everything there is to win in athletics, but for sprinting titan Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, no number of medals or records can compare to the eternal prize of motherhood.Fraser-Pryce, the most dominant female 100 metres sprinter...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

It is easy to see what all the fuss is about where young Jamaican sprinter Briana Williams is concerned.With a personal best of 11.13 seconds, which makes her the fastest 15-year-old female in the history of the 100m and a record-breaking...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

IAAF spokesman Yannis Nikolaou has confirmed to The Sunday Gleaner that there are ongoing discussions following reports that the Jamaican Government is interested in hosting the 2020 World Under-20 Championships.Nikolaou, the IAAF's communications...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

National football boss Michael Ricketts may have scored an own goal after revealing his intention to ask Sports Minister Olivia 'Babsy' Grange for assistance in funding a new contract for senior team head coach Theodore Whitmore, ahead of a meeting...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:08 AMAndre Lowe

Thirteen years ago, Leon Bailey made a move that would change his life forever.While still a student in primary school, seven year-old Bailey, who resided in the nearby Cassava Piece community, decided to join Craig Butler and his Phoenix Academy...

Published:Wednesday | December 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) president Dr Warren Blake has confirmed to The Gleaner that the body is in the process of adjusting its registration to that of a charitable organisation, a move that is expected to save over $5...

Published:Tuesday | December 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Sprinting icon Usain Bolt says he is not overly concerned about the outcome of Nesta Carter's appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) - one that will affect his own medal account - admitting that he has not really been paying attention to...

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Well-respected sports therapist Everald 'Eddie' Edwards is calling on local track and field authorities to better protect junior athletes and prepare them for future competition at major international senior championships.Edwards, who, since 2007,...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

More race days, more horses, a stronger racing product for export, and a better horse racing facility are at the very top of the Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited's (SVREL) to do list six months after putting pen to paper and...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:15 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaican sprinting star Asafa Powell is hoping that his new line of fitness and personal-care products will not only help to encourage a healthier lifestyle, but will also play an active role in the fight against breast cancer while providing...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Following his debut in the Norwegian First Division, Reggae Boyz defender Damion Lowe shared his experience playing at his new club, IK Start and is hoping to continue contributing towards their push for promotion to the top tier Eliteserien.The 24-...

Published:Saturday | September 2, 2017 | 12:16 AMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake believes he's the man to take control of Jamaican sprinting in the future, and it would appear that's also the view of his former training partner Usain Bolt.Blake shared a conversation he had with the...

Published:Saturday | September 2, 2017 | 12:16 AMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:Lessons learnt, disappointments buried. The World Championships gold did not arrive, but Elaine Thompson covered herself in diamond delight after a determined 100-metre victory at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme Brussels...

Published:Saturday | September 2, 2017 | 12:15 AMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:Janieve Russell was left disappointed after yesterday's sixth place finish in the 400m hurdles at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme Brussels Diamond League final inside the King Baudouin Stadium.The time on the clock - 55.60, did...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 12:15 AMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:With the Opera House providing the backdrop, yesterday's men's shot put final at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme Brussels Diamond League took to the streets with the busy square, Place de la Monnaie, witnessing the crowning of...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:Today, she will try to win US$50,000 (J$6.4 million) and retain her 100m title at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme Brussels Diamond League final inside the King Baudouin Stadium.Still, Jamaican sprinting star Elaine Thompson...

Published:Wednesday | August 30, 2017 | 12:16 AMAndre Lowe

Yohan Blake again got the better of Asafa Powell as he clocked a bouncy 10.05 seconds to win the 100 metres at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Zagreb yesterday to secure his fourth straight win over his fellow Jamaican.In his first 100m run since...

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