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Stories by Dania Bogle

Published:Friday | September 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

NOMINATIONS opened yesterday for the annual Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence in sports at a launch held at The Knutsford Court Hotel with the awards ceremony set for Thursday, October 13 at The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston.Submission of...

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

The women's 400m final at the 2016 Rio Olympics is turning into one of the most controversial races in recent memory.Watched by thousands who saw the Bahamas' Shaunae Miller dive across the finish line 700ths of a second ahead of the United States'...

Published:Saturday | August 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Jamaicans are often so focused on the sport of track and field during the Olympics that it is sometimes easy to forget that the Games features an array of sports.Managing director of FLOW Jamaica, Garry Sinclair, hasn't forgotten and in fact when he...

Published:Wednesday | July 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

MEMBERS of one of Jamaica's oldest and most successful netball clubs, Waulgrovians Bulletts, are staging a reunion this week, 47 years after the club was founded in July 1969 by Lester Sanford.Former club captain, Dorothy Lattery-Wilson, said...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

West Indies cricket captain Denesh Ramdin has expressed shock at what appears to be a decision to exclude him from the West Indies squad for the upcoming four Test series against India in the Caribbean.Ramdin in a...

Published:Thursday | July 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

At the Oslo International Airport on the way home, I searched for a spot to have breakfast. One restaurant was serving what I consider to be dinner fish - at 7 a.m.!Pizza Hut seemed the safest bet.As my eyes combed the menu, I noticed that they had...

Published:Saturday | July 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

WHILE lacrosse has been played in North America for centuries and is known as the national sport of Canada, it has only in the last few years started to take root in Jamaica.President of the Jamaica Lacrosse Association and St George's College...

Published:Friday | June 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

OSLO, Norway:Stephenie-Ann McPherson registered her first Diamond League win of the season, topping the women's 400-metre field in a time of 51.04 seconds at the Exxon Mobil Bislett Games International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond...

Published:Thursday | June 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

OSLO, Norway:AFTER a silver medal finish in the women's 60m hurdles at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Indoor Championships in Portland, Oregon in March, American Brianna Rollins said she feels this is her best...

Published:Thursday | June 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

OSLO, Norway:THOUGH they've met several times since the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships 200m final over varying lengths, people just can't seem to get enough of seeing an Elaine Thompson-Dafne...

Published:Thursday | June 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

OSLO, Norway;ALTHOUGH he's brought the shot put into the spotlight from a local perspective over the last two to three years with titles at the Central American and Caribbean, Pan America, and Commonwealth Games and a bronze medal at the World...

Published:Wednesday | June 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Linking the flavours of the Caribbean through the region's music and sport and arguably its most recognisable face - Usain Bolt - telecommunications giant Digicel yesterday launched the Bring the Beat campaign, which will be a key part of the...

Published:Wednesday | June 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, has designated his training partner and 2011 World 100m champion, Yohan Blake, as his heir apparent and said he expects his fellow Jamaican to pick up the mantle of the "face of global athletics" when he retires...

Published:Saturday | May 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

CHAIRMAN of the Arnett Gardens Football Club Omar Davies does not believe that Jamaica's top football league the Red Stripe Premier League, can survive under its current model. Davies, who was speaking to Maurice Foster on Power 106 FM's Power Play...

Published:Thursday | May 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

While political and health authorities, as well as sporting interests, continue to express fear about travelling to Brazil for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro because of the possibility of contracting the mosquito-borne Zika virus,...

Published:Wednesday | May 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) Broadcast Inc, regional rights holder for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, believes that making broadcast rights for the event available to media entities that wish to...

Published:Wednesday | May 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

THE defence team for national cricketer, Odean Brown, said whereas it would have preferred an earlier start date to the player's suspension for a doping-rule violation, understands the ruling and has accepted the decision of the Independent Anti-...

Published:Wednesday | April 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

LONDON was Alia Atkinson's third Olympic Games but it was also her breakthrough moment and her performance there catapulted Jamaican swimming to a whole new level.Atkinson first competed in Athens in 2004 and finished...

Published:Wednesday | April 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Producers of authentic Jamaican products, including natural spices, essences, and apparel, will be best placed to seize any marketing opportunities bound to arise from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this summer, according to...

Published:Saturday | April 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

FLOW Foundation executive chairman Errol K. Miller says his foundation looks forward each year to being part of something that gives young Jamaican student athletes the opportunity to display their skills on a stage such as the annual Penn Relays....

Published:Thursday | April 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

A taste of PortlandIt's great when you're able to travel the world and get a sampling of different cuisines. It's even better when you can get a taste of authentic ethnic cuisine all in one stop.That's what the city of Portland, Oregon, offered me...

Published:Monday | April 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

President of the Jamaica Cricket Association Trevor 'Billy' Heaven believes the double victory by the West Indies men's and women's teams in the finals of the International Cricket Council's T20 World Cup in Kolkata, India, yesterday has put new...

Published:Wednesday | March 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Members of the Standpipe community in Liguanea will be staging a 3-on-3 knockout basketball tournament entitled Standpipe Hoop Dreams Basketball Tournament at the Church of St Margaret community playground in the community this Sunday, April 3, from...

Published:Monday | March 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

SOME might say that cricket is a dying sport in Jamaica. But 16-year-old Dominik Samuels does not appear to be one who believes that.The Campion College Grace Shield team member has been playing cricket since he was four years old and in 12 years of...

Published:Monday | March 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

PORTLAND, USA:Omar McLeod's coach, Douglas Case, was beaming with delight following the athlete's gold- medal win in the men's 60m hurdles at the IAAF World Indoor Championships at the Oregon Convention Centre yesterday."I knew the competition was...

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