Tue | Nov 21, 2017

Stories by Andre Lowe

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Noted coach Bert Cameron has offered best wishes to his long-time charge Javere Bell and Bobby-Gaye Wilkins-Gooden after the pair's decision to part ways with his Cameron Blazers set-up ahead of the new season.Bell, who travelled to Rio de Janeiro...

Published:Friday | September 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Hot-shot Jamaican striker Leon Bailey celebrated his nomination for the prestigious UEFA Golden Boy award with a first-half goal in KRC Genk's 3-1 win over Italian outfit Sassuolo in the Europa League yesterday.Bailey, 19, continued his rise as one...

Published:Friday | September 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

With veteran Jamaican coach Carl Brown in the wings, under-fire Winfried Schafer seems closer to the door, with general secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Raymond Grant confirming to The Gleaner that discussions around a separation...

Published:Saturday | September 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:In 2015, Elaine Thompson ran a couple 10.8s and three 10.9s in the 100 metres in what many felt was as good as any sign that she should run the 100m and 200m double at the World Championships in Beijing that summer.Her coach,...

Published:Friday | September 9, 2016 | 11:16 PMAndre Lowe

Andre LoweSpecial Projects Editor - SportsBRUSSELS, Belgium:A Diamond Trophy, a wildcard entry to next year's World Championships in London, where there will be four Jamaican women in the 400m, Stephenie-Ann McPherson had quite a few reasons to...

Published:Friday | September 9, 2016 | 11:16 PMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:He became the 10th Jamaican to dip below 20 seconds in the 200 metres but Julian Forte's ambitions do not stop there as he looks ahead to another big season when he hopes, he will be able to fit another jewel in his crown.Forte...

Published:Friday | September 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

ZURICH, Switzerland:Ninety-seven and counting.Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell drew closer to that magical century of sub-10 seconds clockings in the 100m after a 9.94 seconds win at the Zurich Diamond League yesterday.The win was made even sweeter...

Published:Thursday | September 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

ZURICH, Switzerland:At the back-end of one of her toughest seasons, veteran Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown says she is still motivated and remains hungry for more success, while offering a few words of advice to Jamaica's newest sprinting...

Published:Saturday | August 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson bounced back from a disappointing Rio 2016 Olympic Games, tying the world record in the short-course 100m breaststroke on the opening day of the 2016 FINA World Cup in Chartres, France, yesterday.Atkinson, who finished...

Published:Thursday | August 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:Elaine Thompson did it again!The Olympic 100m champion became the seventh woman to win an Olympic sprint double with a determined and powerful run in the 200m final, clocking 21.78 - the third-fastest winning time in an...

Published:Thursday | August 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANIERO, Brazil:In 2011, Omar McLeod travelled to Lille, France, as part of a talented Jamaican team to the World Youth Championships.It was a busy championship for the then Manchester High School student, who took the track seven times...

Published:Thursday | August 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:It is done.Usain Bolt will never run another individual race at the Olympic Games, after bowing out in style inside a packed Olympic Stadium, becoming the first man to win three consecutive gold medals in the 100m, 200m and...

Published:Monday | August 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:Disappointed by her performance at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, experienced Jamaican 800m athlete, Kenia Sinclair, said she will certainly look to compete at next year's World Championships in London, England.Sinclair, who was...

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2016 | 1:19 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:Jamaica last night ended track and field competition at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with 11 medals, including six gold - matching its best ever gold medal return at an Olympic Games but technical leader Maurice Wilson is...

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2016 | 12:41 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil It had been 16 long years since Jamaica won an Olympic medal in the men’s 4x400 metres; way too long for a country that announced its prowess to the world with gold at the 1948 Games. That wait came to a sweet end...

Published:Saturday | August 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

CAMPESINO should be rewarded for his consistency when he takes on 11 rivals, in the ninth running of the Seek Exercise Book Back to School Trophy, over 1,300 metres at Caymanas Park today.Sponsored by Book Empire Limited, which has donated trophies...

Published:Friday | August 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: There will never be another like him, and as the Jamaican sprinter closed another chapter of a book coated in gold, he became the first in what, for him, was also a last.In his final individual Olympic appearance, Usain Bolt crowned his legacy with a 19....

Published:Friday | August 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:Coach Stephen Francis expects Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion Elaine Thompson to go much faster, particularly in the shorter sprint, before the end of the season. He noted, however, noting that it has not yet been decided...

Published:Friday | August 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:In 2008 at the Beijing Olympic Games as Usain Bolt got ready for the 4x100m final and a possible third gold medal at the Games, Asafa Powell gave him a message that he promised also to deliver in Rio ahead of today's final....

Published:Thursday | August 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:After carving their name in history as the first Jamaican trio to qualify for the 400m hurdles final at the Olympic Games, Janieve Russell, Leah Nugent and Ristananna Tracey are all confident about their chances to medal.Only...

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:Olympic 400m bronze medal winner Shericka Jackson has pointed to her MVP Track Club teammate Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and coach Stephen Francis as her biggest inspirations, after her third-place finish inside the Olympic...

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:National 100m hurdles champion Megan Simmonds admitted to getting emotional ahead of her heat at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games yesterday, and as she gets ready for today's semi-final with one eye on the medal round, she says...

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:Omar McLeod created history, becoming the first Jamaican to win the 110m hurdles at any major championships after an imperious 13.05 win at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games last night.Jimmy Cliff's 1983 single Reggae Night blared...

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:In 2015 he arrived at the World Championships in Beijing - his first major senior championships - as a strong contender for a medal.Things didn't work out.A sixth-place finish in that final will remain on his profile forever,...

Published:Monday | August 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil:Sometimes, not finishing first and losing are two very different things.For instance, Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce lost her Olympic 100m title on Saturday night; she lost the chance to win three straight Olympic...

Pages

Subscribe to Andre Lowe