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Published:Thursday | May 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Vice-chairman of the Premier League Clubs Association and Professional Football Association of Jamaica, Carvel Stewart, yesterday expressed no surprise at the arrests of several FIFA members on charges of corruption.In fact, he said, it was "a long...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Reigning Olympic 100m and 200m silver medallist, Yohan Blake, may return to action at the end of the month, but his long-term focus will be to medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil."Everything's going well. He's training. We hope...

Published:Wednesday | May 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

NOT for the first time, serious controversy surrounds the matter of a Jamaican athlete representing the country at an international competition.The question now is of accountability and possible censure for double world sprint champion, Shelly-Ann...

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

It is said that if you want different results, you have to do something differently.That seems to be the new mantra adopted by Jamaica's Sunshine Girls as they bid to win netball's world title for the first time.As the team prepares for the next...

Published:Wednesday | April 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

TWO-time Olympic Games gold medallist and vice-president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Lord Sebastian Coe, believes the future of Caribbean athletics is bright and thatit behooves the sport's world governing body...

Published:Monday | April 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Jamaica's athletes continued to improve on their medal count, adding 16 medals - including nine gold and six silver and one bronze - to bring their tally to 44 at press time on yesterday's third day of action at the 44th Carifta Games at the Silver...

Published:Wednesday | April 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Psychological research has indicated that, when the rules of fair play and sportsmanship are applied, participation in sports helps to enhance character. However, over the five days of the recent Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association ISSA/...

Published:Tuesday | March 24, 2015 | 11:05 PMDania Bogle

THREE of Jamaica's biggest names in sprinting all ran together in one heat of the 100 metres at the 1992 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Boys' Athletic Championships at the National Stadium.Disgraced former national 200m champion,...

Published:Monday | March 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

It is close on 40 years since a Corporate Area school won the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Girls' Championship title.The Queens School, which boasted the future Olympic 200m silver medallist, Grace Jackson, was the last Kingston...

Published:Sunday | March 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

The last thing many Jamaican fans of athletics would have remembered of D'wayne Extol was his anchoring Wolmer's Boys School to a historic win in Champs 100 at the National Stadium in March 2010. The sprinter recently returned to Jamaica after...

Published:Tuesday | March 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

THERE'S ONE thing that can be said about Jamaicans ... they love a fighter, a determined spirit and perseverance. No more is that demonstrated than inside the National Stadium during an athletics meet.No matter the athlete - local or foreign, school...

Published:Monday | March 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Plans are in the pipeline to commission a bust in the likeness of former North America Central America and Caribbean Association (NACAC) president and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Area Representative, Neville 'Teddy'...

Published:Thursday | February 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

1. 2010: Men's Clubs and Institutions 4x400m - Two years after setting the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing, China afire, with record-breaking sprints in the men's 100m, 200m, and 4x100m at the Olympic Games, Usain Bolt, returns to the...

Published:Thursday | February 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Teddy McCook is a name that has become synonymous with the Gibson Relays.This year, organisers of the one-day relay carnival, now in its 39th year, decided to honour that association and rename the event the Gibson McCook Relays....

Published:Tuesday | February 3, 2015 | 12:01 AMDania Bogle

AS a new cohort prepares to enter the jockeys training programme, the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) says it is trying to eliminate pote

Published:Friday | January 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

THE one-Day relay carnival held at the end of February each year has been renamed the Gibson McCook Relays, in honour of its founder, Nev

Published:Wednesday | January 21, 2015 | 12:01 AMDania Bogle

Published:Thursday | January 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

"AWESOME!" That is how Netball Jamaica president, Marva Bernard, described Jamaica's pulsating 2-1 Supreme Ventures Sunshine Series victo

Published:Wednesday | January 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

A new way to approach land training and working in the gym are just two of the skills that locals with the Tornadoes Swim Club have been

Published:Wednesday | January 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

While the English team will be using the three-Test series against Jamaica at the National Indoor Sports Centre this weekend to assess it

Published:Tuesday | December 30, 2014 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

PRESIDENT of the International Netball Federation (INF), Jamaica's Molly Rhone, has expressed pleasure with the expansion of the sport, w

Published:Thursday | December 18, 2014 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Regional netball powerhouse, Jamaica, has put in a bid to host the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Championships in 20

Published:Monday | December 15, 2014 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

A blueprint of the perfect building has been completed and Netball Jamaica (NJ) is now in search of the right location to build its own f

Published:Saturday | December 13, 2014 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Track and field coaching in Jamaica is still very much a boys' club but Convent of Mercy Academy's (Alpha) coach, Lorna Vernon, has been

Published:Friday | December 12, 2014 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Jockey Oneil Mullings, who suffered a double neck fracture and broken leg during a horrific spill at Caymanas Park in August, said he hop

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