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Stories by Andre Lowe

Published:Tuesday | July 16, 2019 | 11:24 AMAndre Lowe

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has arrested an alleged major computer hacker who has been sought by the United States for years. The head of Ukraine’s national security service Ivan Bakanov said Tuesday that Mykhailo Rytikov was arrested...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 9:15 AMAndre Lowe

Former Reggae Boyz captain and Bolton Wanderers star Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner, has sent encouragement to Jamaica's national senior women's team, ahead of their FIFA Women's World Cup match against Italy at the Stade Auguste-...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 8:25 AMAndre Lowe

Head coach Hue Menzies has made four changes to Jamaica’s starting line-up for their Group C FIFA Women’s World Cup match against Italy at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims today. The match, which will get underway at 6:00 p.m. (11:00 a.m...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:19 PMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Sports Editor REIMS, France: Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies is hoping the presence of Italian-based Jamaicans Allyson Swaby and Trudi Carter, will help his team in their FIFA Women’s World Cup match at the Stade Auguste-...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 8:08 AMAndre Lowe

  GRENOBLE, France: Former Reggae Girlz standout Tashana Vincent, here in France as one of FIFA’s ‘ambassadors' for the Women’s World Cup, says she is expecting the Jamaicans to pick up a positive result from giants...

Published:Saturday | June 8, 2019 | 8:45 AMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Sports Editor GRENOBLE, France: Jamaica's Reggae Girlz received a boost ahead of their FIFA Women's World Cup Group C opener against Brazil on Sunday, after it was announced that reigning FIFA World Best, Marta, would not...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:20 AMAndre Lowe

Several of the island’s flag-bearers will be looking to kick-start their seasons at the Shanghai Diamond League, today, the second stop in the cash-rich global athletics series. Sprint star Elaine Thompson, medal-magnet Omar McLeod, and the...

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...

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