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Stories by Andre Lowe

Published:Tuesday | June 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Netball insider Sylvester Campbell believes Jamaica's recent tie with Barbados in their three Tests series should serve as a wake-up call, adding that the result showed that a lot of work is needed to develop the country's fringe players into top...

Published:Monday | June 5, 2017 | 10:54 PMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Sports Editor  Arnett Gardens came from behind to beat Portmore United 2-1 in the Red Stripe Premier League final at the National Stadium on Monday to secure their fifth top flight title and second in three years with Marvin Morgan...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Sprinting superstar Usain Bolt has shared that it has been a struggle coming to grips with the passing of his close friend, Germaine Mason, but noted that he is determined to end his season and career on a high in honour of the Jamaican-born British...

Published:Wednesday | May 31, 2017 | 12:03 AMAndre Lowe

Having signed with Ricky Simms and his Pace Sports Management agency, ever-improving Jamaican hurdler Jaheel Hyde - shiny new PB in hand, is approaching the season with renewed confidence and drive.Hyde, who can count the Olympic Games, two World...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

After missing out on the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) championships title in the final year of his three-year deal with Humble Lion, head coach Donovan Duckie says he is still eager to lift that title and is hoping to continue his work at the...

Published:Friday | May 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

With the Jamaica Independent Schools Association (JISA)/Tastee National Preparatory Schools Track and Field Champ-ionships set for the National Stadium next Thursday, president of the organisation, Wesley Boynes, is calling for equity where the use...

Published:Wednesday | May 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaica's Olympic 400-metre hurdler Kaliese Spencer will know her fate in just about a month's time after her anti-doping rules violation hearing was wrapped up at the Jamaica Conference Centre yesterday, where the athlete faced a testing 90-minute...

Published:Saturday | May 13, 2017 | 8:39 AMAndre Lowe

Elaine Thompson says she is happy with her preparation after another big win, this time in the 100m at the Shanghai Diamond League, where she ran a world leading 10.78 seconds in slightly...

Published:Friday | May 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

July 11, 2015 is the last time Elaine Thompson lost a 100 metres race.That was 22 months ago. It is also amazing.Since that loss - a second-place finish in Madrid - Thompson has literally had her way in the 100m, racking up 15 wins in the event,...

Published:Saturday | May 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Elaine Thompson looks unstoppable. Asafa Powell is still waiting for his 98th sub-10 seconds 100m time, and Aisha Praught got her name in the record books as the Diamond League circuit got going in Doha yesterday.As the temperature teased 40 degrees...

Published:Friday | May 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

It's only early May, but Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson is already looking extremely scary - for her rivals at least - ahead of what's sure to be another medal-mining assault at this Summer's World Championships in London.The double Olympic...

Published:Thursday | May 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Maurice Wilson, who served as technical director for Jamaica's team to the recently concluded World Relays in The Bahamas, says he is satisfied with the team's performance in the archipelago, but is warning Jamaican fans to brace for less...

Published:Wednesday | May 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Despite admitting that she still holds ambitions of breaking the 400m hurdles world record, experienced Jamaican hurdler Melaine Walker is still hunting her dream of competing at the highest level in...

Published:Tuesday | April 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

President of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Wayne Shaw is sharply questioning the viability of top-flight football participation and is pointing to a planned confederation academy as the answer to financial issues faced by...

Published:Friday | April 21, 2017 | 12:20 AMAndre Lowe

Germaine Mason's fatal early-morning bike crash yesterday sent ripples across the globe as the local and international athletics community mourned the loss of a man who not only distinguished himself in the sport, but was also a friend to some of...

Published:Saturday | April 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

We couldn't have written a better script!The latest chapter of the greatest high-school athletics competition on the planet will take us to the final page with all the major players - champions and challengers; queens and Cinderellas still looking...

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

She arrived at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships hell-bent on getting her name in the history book and that is exactly what Excelsior's Shantae Foreman managed inside the National Stadium in front of a packed grandstand....

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Kimar Farquharson showed impressive power and endurance, while Shanette Allison was explosive and commanding, both bothering the record-keepers on yesterday's opening day of the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the...

Published:Thursday | March 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaica and West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell is pushing back after submitting an appeal to have his one-year ban for a doping whereabouts rule violation dismissed.The well-known cricketer committed three filing violations in 2015, which...

Published:Wednesday | March 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Sports medicine expert Dr Winston Dawes is calling on Jamaican athletes and sports associations to take charge of their anti-doping efforts, this after it was confirmed that World Championships medalists Kaliese Spencer and Riker Hylton had committed...

Published:Saturday | March 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Racers Track Club president and head coach Glen Mills is calling on fans to show their support for retiring sprinter Usain Bolt at this year's Jamaica National Racers Grand Prix meet, while noting its commitment to driving the growth of track and...

Published:Saturday | March 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

JN Bank confirmed that they will continue as title sponsors of the JN Racers Grand Prix over the next two instalments in a move that Carlene Edwards, the institution's sales, promotions and events manager said was an indication of its commitment to...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 10:15 AMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Sports Editor  David Rudisha, world record holder in the 800m and 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk will join 100m and 200m world record holder Usain Bolt as headliners for this year's JN Racers Grand Prix. ...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Two of the world's biggest names in athletics are expected to be announced as fellow headliners along with Usain Bolt at today's JN Racers Grand Prix launch at the Jamaica Pegasus.The pair of stars, who hail from Africa are considered to be two of...

Published:Thursday | March 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Newly signed Jamaica Tallawahs batsman Lendl Simmons has thrown his support behind sidelined West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell, describing his one-year suspension as harsh, while backing him to learn from the situation.Russell was last month...

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