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Published:Tuesday | May 30, 2017 | 12:00 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 | 12:00 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 | 12:00 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 | 12:00 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...

Published:Tuesday | April 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

After a 13-year relationship gaming company Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) has withdrawn its sponsorship from the Jamaica Athletic Administrative Association (JAAA) National Senior and Junior Track and Field Championships.President of the JAAA, Dr...

Published:Monday | April 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

After finding satisfaction in giving back to her alma mater Excelsior High School former Netball Jamaica president Marva Bernard is encouraging other women to do the same.Bernard, who left the top post at Netball Jamaica in 2015 after 10 years at...

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

It's already widely considered the largest high school track and field championships in the Western Hemisphere, but many persons believe there is scope to grow the annual ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys...

Published:Thursday | March 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Paul Greene, the attorney for 400m hurdler Kaliese Spencer, yesterday requested that the provisional suspension against the athlete for an anti-doping rule violation be lifted, pending the outcome of a hearing before the Jamaica Anti-Doping...

Published:Wednesday | March 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Excelsior High School is planning to go the "Full One Hundred" for the 2017 ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletic Championships as the team's head coach, David Riley, said the aim is for both male and female teams to earn at least 100 points...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

The absence of Calabar High School represent-atives was conspicuous at yesterday's launch of the 2017 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Grace-Kennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

It won't be only a trophy at stake but $1,000,000 prize for the winning schools at this year's Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)-GraceKennedy Boys...

Published:Thursday | March 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

The Sports Development Foundation (SDF) granted $216,829,036 in subventions to local national sporting associations in 2015, according to the latest annual report published by the government agency.Of that amount, the Jamaica Football Federation (...

Published:Wednesday | February 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Dr Warren Blake said the IAAF will have to find a way for lower-tier athletes to make a liveable income from track and field after the world governing body on Monday placed a...

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

There's a lot that's been said about the triumph of the human spirit over adversity, and Oshane Murray is living proof of what a person can overcome when the mind kicks into gear.The 23-year-old was on a clear path to achievement as a former Calabar...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

PRESIDENT of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), Dr Walton Small, has hit back at high-school athletics coaches, saying that proposed changes for the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships were based on their own...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

"The annual Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Boys & Girls' Athletic Championships is dying a slow death, and a major part of this could be attributed to...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2017 | 12:40 AMDania Bogle

  In his own words, the last four years of Kimani Ffriend's life have played out like a movie. Not a sunny, happy film, but a horror flick; one which Ffriend hopes to walk out of very soon. Things are looking up for the professional basket...

Published:Friday | December 16, 2016 | 12:03 AMDania Bogle

She's got many Jamaican fans, but actress Victoria Rowell, known to many locally as Drucilla Winters in the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless says she's a big fan of Jamaican track and field star Usain Bolt."He's amazing. He's like a gazelle...

Published:Saturday | October 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

As of next year, some members of Jamaica's contingent to the Caribbean Classic Champion-ships event will have to contribute to the cost of their travel as the Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) looks to refocus its funds on the development of the sport....

Published:Thursday | October 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has expressed regret and has offered condolences to the family of former youth Reggae Boyz team doctor, Martin Garwood, who was found murdered in his Barbican, St Andrew home yesterday."This is somebody who...

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Boys' Town's Shamar Nicholson and Rohan Richards of newly promoted Jamalco Football Club are the top scorers with four goals apiece after six rounds of action of the 2016-2017 Red Stripe Premier League season.Nicholson has scored four of the Red...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Many actors will relate stories of how the acting bug bit, and once in their system, they couldn't get it out.For chairman of the Jamaica Rugby Union, Jerry Benzwick, it was the rugby bug that bit more than 30 years ago and the love of a sport,...

Published:Tuesday | September 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

THEODORE Whitmore has been hired to coach Jamaica's Reggae Boyz with Jerome Waite his assistant, for the national team's campaign at the upcoming Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Men's Caribbean Cup qualifiers from October 5-11.Whitmore and Waite were...

Published:Tuesday | September 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Elaine Thompson has been having one heck of a season.Not only did the Jamaican win the 100 metres and 200 metres gold medals at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the Diamond League Trophy for the 100m, Thompson has also emerged as one...

Published:Friday | September 9, 2016 | 12:22 AMDania Bogle

Melbourne, one of Kingston's oldest and most distinguished cricket clubs, will begin a $7 million refurbishing of its Courtney Walsh Drive home ground next week, club president Mark Neita told The Gleaner yesterday.The project will be partially...

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