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Stories by Dania Bogle

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:00 AMDania Bogle

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) is moving to encourage local sporting associations to register their trademarks as a way to enhance their brand and better market themselves to earn more.This was revealed by JOA president Christopher Samuda on...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 9:00 AMDania Bogle

National sprinter Jason Livermore and his team contested that he was not seeking an unfair advantage when he tested positive for metabolites of clomiphene and mesterolone as his hearing before the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel wrapped...

Published:Wednesday | September 13, 2017 | 9:00 AMDania Bogle

Jamaica's football clubs will have no choice but to become fully professional or risk getting left behind to play in "sub-leagues" when proposed changes to the current regional club structure are implemented by CONCACAF next year, chairman of the...

Published:Tuesday | September 12, 2017 | 9:00 AMDania Bogle

Ignorance seemed to be the primary defence of Jamaican sprinter Jason Livermore during his hearing into a positive drug test before the Independent Anti-doping Disciplinary Panel at the Jamaica Conference Centre yesterday.Livermore, who was...

Published:Wednesday | September 6, 2017 | 9:00 AMDania Bogle

Double world record holder Usain Bolt has said that he doesn't think his world 100 and 200 metres records will be broken for another 15 or 20 years, but former 200m World Champion, Trinidadian Ato Boldon, said it may be much longer than that.Bolt,...

Published:Tuesday | August 22, 2017 | 8:00 AMDania Bogle

Two of Jamaica's most respected voices in track and field believe that the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) must do more to manage the conduct of coaches and athletes on national duty overseas.Since the 2017 IAAF World...

Published:Saturday | August 5, 2017 | 8:08 AMDania Bogle

There is no question that Usain Bolt has changed the image of global athletics. At number 23, Bolt is the only track and field athlete in the world on the Forbes 2017 list of highest paid sports stars. He holds a higher ranking than tennis stars...

Published:Wednesday | July 26, 2017 | 7:20 AMDania Bogle

After serving as technical leader of Jamaica's team to the last two International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships as well as the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Maurice Wilson will be...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 7:00 AMDania Bogle

Former president of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Stewart Stephenson has confirmed his intention to make a bid for the role of president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)."I could say that is true," Stephenson told...

Published:Tuesday | July 18, 2017 | 7:00 AMDania Bogle

Jamaican international footballer Rodolph Austin has signed a two-year contract with Danish First Division club Esbjerg FC in a deal worth £340,000.The 32-year-old central midfielder officially joined the club's roster on Sunday on a deal which will...

Published:Wednesday | July 12, 2017 | 7:00 AMDania Bogle

CARICOM chairman and prime minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell, believes the regional organisation should do something tangible for Jamaican track and field legend Usain Bolt who is expected to retire after next month's International Association...

Published:Friday | June 30, 2017 | 6:07 AMDania Bogle

Pauline Dennis, the mother of late St Jago High athlete Cavahn McKenzie, who collapsed and died while representing Jamaica at the 2014 North America, Caribbean, and Central American Area Cross-Country Championships in Trinidad and Tobago, is still...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AMDania Bogle

David Riley, coach of Ramone Bailey, believes the athlete's 8.16m winning distance in the men's long jump at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Senior Championships on Saturday night is further evidence of the country's...

Published:Tuesday | June 20, 2017 | 6:00 AMDania Bogle

As the world's fastest sprinter, Usain Bolt, prepares to hang up his spikes after the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, at least one coach is predicting that throwers and jumpers will save Jamaica's medal tally at future Olympics and World...

Published:Wednesday | June 14, 2017 | 6:00 AMDania Bogle

After a nine-year reign at the top of global athletics Usain Bolt will be packing up his spikes in just over two months following the IAAF World Championships in London in August.The athlete's popularity drew a lot of attention to Jamaica from other...

Published:Tuesday | June 13, 2017 | 6:00 AMDania Bogle

Cynthia Cooke, the official in charge of ticketing for the JN Racers Grand Prix on Saturday, has refuted reports that the meet at which Jamaican track and field legend Usain Bolt ran his final race in Jamaica was oversubscribed."The Stadium was not...

Published:Monday | June 12, 2017 | 6:00 AMDania Bogle

Former national footballer Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner has credited late president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Captain Horace Burrell ,with providing him with a stage on which to display his talents and having enough confidence in him to...

Published:Monday | June 12, 2017 | 6:00 AMDania Bogle

The Racers Track Club management yesterday apologised for a ticketing mix-up that saw approximately 100 fans arriving at the National Stadium to witness Usain Bolt's final race in Jamaica at the JN-sponsored Racers Grand Prix on Saturday, to find...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 6:28 PMDania Bogle

Dania Bogle, Senior Gleaner Writer SEVERAL fans, who turned out to witness Usain Bolt’s final race in Jamaica at the JN sponsored Racers Grand Prix inside the National Stadium on Saturday, were left fuming after arriving in the Grandstand to...

Published:Friday | June 2, 2017 | 6:00 AMDania Bogle

Any woman who has ever participated in a male-dominated arena can tell you that she has probably heard the words "what do you know about ... ?" at some time or another.For female apprentice jockeys Mellisa Ward and Andree Powell, their time in the...

Published:Thursday | June 1, 2017 | 6:00 AMDania Bogle

Members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force will be putting their athletic skills on display tomorrow and Saturday at the Mayberry-sponsored Jamaica Police Co-Op Credit Union Police Athletic Championship at Stadium East, starting at 10 a.m. each day....

Published:Tuesday | May 30, 2017 | 5:00 AMDania Bogle

AS the 2016/17 Red Stripe Premier League season winds down, opinion seems to be divided on what makes for the best format for the local top-flight football competition.Arnett Gardens will play Portmore United in the final on June 5 at the National...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 5:00 AMDania Bogle

Doug Gore has said he would be out for the rest of the season after a crash with David Summerbell Jr at the Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park in Westmoreland on Sunday.Gore told The Gleaner that he was released from hospital yesterday morning...

Published:Friday | May 12, 2017 | 5:00 AMDania Bogle

Former vice-president of the Jamaica Olympic Associ-ation (JOA) Don Anderson believes that the country will lose some of its clout withinthe International Olympic Committee (IOC) when Michael Fennell steps down after 40 years in charge of the local...

Published:Tuesday | April 18, 2017 | 4:00 AMDania Bogle

Jamaica's Jermaine Blackwood is the only Jamaican named in the West Indies Cricket Board's 13-member squad for the historic 50th test match at Sabina Park against Pakistan on Friday.Blackwood last played for the West Indies in the third Test against...

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