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Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:23 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

The local horse racing fraternity was in unison in wishing for the improved health of veteran trainer Wayne DaCosta, who was admitted to hospital yesterday after falling ill. DaCosta is reportedly in the Intensive Care Unit at the University...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 12:22 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Chairman of Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) Christopher Williams says that a decision on the format for the pending Jamaica Premier League will be made shortly as organisers look to satisfy the Government’s requirements and secure...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Former Portmore United midfielder Tevin Shaw says that he is ready to take advantage of the opportunity this time around in the Canadian Premier League (CPL) season after having to bide his time at home without local football. The 23-year-old...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2021 | 12:21 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

With an announcement of the new date for the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) imminent, Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) first vice- president, Ian...

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2021 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) chairman, Christopher Williams, says that they are finalising their request for match days, to facilitate the return of the Jamaica Premier League (JPL), in light of the Government’s approval to restart...

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2021 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Whether he was putting on the national colours during his decade-long career as a player or screaming instructions from the sidelines as a coach, Theodore Whitmore’s only objective was to make his country proud. Both contributions were recognised...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2021 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

As the long-term future of national striker Khadija Shaw is still being determined, French journalist Clement Carpentier says that remaining in the country’s top flight would be critical for the Jamaican’s continued evolution. The 23-year-old Shaw...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:15 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

As athletes are becoming more aware of the importance of securing their own future post-retirement, businessman Chris Dehring underscored the importance of sporting figures building their individual brands and be bold in exploring non-traditional...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

For more than 40 years, Christopher Armond has given his expertise, knowledge and skills to the local horse racing industry, as a trainer, commentator and an administrator. Today’s final day of the Supreme Championship weekend will be last in the...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 12:16 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

With the new executive of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) now in place, Olympians Bert Cameron, Grace Jackson and Novlene Williams-Mills have weighed in on the challenges that the new administration will have to address in...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:25 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

No goalkeeper has ever won the Major League Soccer (MLS) Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in its 25-year history. However, former national goalkeeper Ryan Thompson believes that national senior men’s captain Andre Blake has every chance to make...

Published:Sunday | November 15, 2020 | 12:18 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

After a lengthy courtship, Ravel Morrison finally made his debut for Jamaica during yesterday’s 3-0 friendly international loss to Saudi Arabia at the Prince Faisal bin Fahad Stadium in Riyadh. As the 27-year-old England-born midfielder continues...

Published:Sunday | November 15, 2020 | 12:18 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Garth Gayle, the man who many believe will be take over the reins at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) as its next president in the coming weeks, is pointing to his experience in international track and field administration,...

Published:Sunday | October 4, 2020 | 12:15 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

With the league set to get started in six weeks, there are concerns that the timeline for the National Premier League’s return could be impacted, as organisers are still awaiting the Ministry of Health...

Published:Sunday | September 20, 2020 | 6:36 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Sports physician Dr Akshai Mansingh says that the ‘bubble style’ execution of the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has attracted interest from other international organisers, but warned that measures must be taken to ensure the players’ mental...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:35 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) General Secretary Dalton Wint says that FIFA’s proposed rule change regarding players representing a second national team could be beneficial to its recruiting plans. The proposal would allow players to switch...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:30 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

As Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) clubs continue to wait for the green light to start the 2020-21 season, Humble Lion head coach Andrew Price and Tivoli Gardens head coach Philip Williams have expressed that it has been difficult to do business...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

There were mixed reactions from track and field coaches Okeile Stewart and Kerrylee Ricketts after their contracts were not renewed by the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona recently. Stewart, who coached Rushell Clayton to a World...

Published:Sunday | August 2, 2020 | 12:27 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Team Jamaican Bickle (TJB) founder and CEO Irwine Clare says that the organisation is entering a new phase of operation, involving concrete partnerships that will better serve local athletes. Clare was speaking at the signing of a memorandum of...

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