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Published:Friday | August 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's team to the IAAF World Championships will stage a ten-day training camp in Tottori Prefecture in Southern Japan, before travelling to Beijing, China, for the August 22-30 meet.The camp will be at little or no cost to the Jamaica...

Published:Thursday | August 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The final three members of Jamaica's World Masters Athletics Championships team left the island last night for the Games, which got under way Tuesday in Lyon France.Two 400 metres representatives, Robert Grant and Gavin Shand, along with 5,000m...

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Natalie Neita-Headley, minister without portfolio with responsibility for sports, is not against the practice of athletes switching allegiance, reasoning that people are going to take advantage of opportunities to improve themselves and their...

Published:Saturday | August 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Sunshine Girls have two of the most talented and highly rated goal shooters on the planet in Romelda Aiken and Jhaniele Fowler-Reid. But no matter how excellent a team's goal shooters are, they need players to complement them in order for...

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

After months of intense preparation, Jamaica's senior netball team, the Sunshine Girls, left the island this morning for Australia, where they will take part in the 2015 Netball World Cup in Sydney from August 6-16.The delegation includes coaches...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's assistant coach, Miguel Coley, said the Reggae Boyz fell just short of their main objectives in a two-year plan when they were beaten by Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Sunday.Coley revealed that when the German coach took over in...

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Led by a game-high 25 points and 10 rebounds from Kwame Lawrence, the finals' most valuable player, Arnett Gardens Rockers overcame a determined effort from Upper Room Church to win game three of their WorldNet/Southern Basketball Conference (SBC)...

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA) president, Mark Broomfield, has once again emphasised the importance of having security at community-hosted games, after a minor disturbance during game three of the WorldNet/Southern Basketball Conference (SBC...

Published:Friday | July 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

National Commercial Bank (NCB) has joined the corporate companies that have offered to give the Sunshine Girls a helping hand in their push for glory at next month's Netball World Cup in Australia.On Wednesday, the bank announced that it had adopted...

Published:Wednesday | July 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Coach of the Jamaica Under-17 girls, Lorne Donaldson, says the players must improve if they are to make it to the World Cup finals, in Jordan, next year.The young Reggae Girlz came through the first round of the CFU Under-17 women World Cup...

Published:Wednesday | July 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The Southern Basketball Conference (SBC) disciplinary committee has come down hard on Majesty Gardens for their spectators' unruly beha-viour following game three of the Worldnet SBC best-of-three western division final against Upper Room Church at...

Published:Monday | July 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

When the Sunshine Girls embark on their Gold Rush mission in Australia next month, a majority of local supporters will look to the nation's two most prominent players and 2015 ANZ League joint MVPs, Romelda Aiken and Jahniele Fowler-Reid, to lead...

Published:Saturday | July 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Local football experts have predicted a Reggae Boyz win when Jamaica face Haiti in their Gold Cup quarter-final match in Baltimore this evening at 7 o'clock (Ja time).Former national team coach, Bradley Stewart, says this Jamaica team is much...

Published:Wednesday | July 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

The Insurance Company of the West Indies (ICWI)/KSAFA 2015 Under-13 and Under-15 competitions will kick off this Saturday and Sunday, respectively. This was announced at the launch of both tournaments at the ICWI head office in New Kingston...

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Tastee Limited are the latest corporate company to throw their support behind Netball Jamaica and the Sunshine Girls, with a $250,000 sponsorship deal for meals for the month of August.Netball president Marva Bernard, who accepted the 35 lunch...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's star goal-shooter, Romelda Aiken, says she is prepared for the 'Gold Rush Down Under' challenge and is ready, along with fellow ANZ star and 2015 joint league MVP, Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, to create some major damage at the Netball World Cup...

Published:Monday | July 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Technical director Jill McIntosh is pleased with the progress Jamaica's Sunshine Girls have made, and continue to make, since their 3-0 netball series win over Barbados two weeks ago.After that series victory over their regional counterparts,...

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Marloe Rodman's win at the 54th Longsjo Cycling Classic in New York on the weekend is an indication of the national cycling champion's 'progression'.That's the view of Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF) President Authur Tenn, who believes the 27-year-...

Published:Monday | June 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Vice-president of swimming in the Amateur Swimming Associationof Jamaica, Allan Roy Marsh, says Justin Plaschka's recentperformance at the XXIXCentral American and Caribbean Swimming Championships (CCCAN) in Barbados has beena great boost to the...

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

St Aloysius Primary School was the recent beneficiary of football gear and equipment courtesy of the Game of Life Foundation, which made contributions of jerseys, balls and socks to the alma mater of one of the foundation's ambassadors, Allando...

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

There were no places for experienced defender Malysha Kelly and talented shooter Thristina Harwood in the Sunshine Girls squad of 12 which was named yesterday to represent Jamaica at the Netball World Cup in Australia in August.Kelly, a former...

Published:Monday | June 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls technical director, Jill McIntosh, says the team is nearly ready for the World Cup in Australia following their 3-0 sweep of Barbados in the Supreme Ventures three-game series which ended at G.C. Foster College yesterday.But...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Sunshine Girls defender Vangalee Williams, whose Netball World Cup hopes have come under doubt after she injured her ankle during the recent Berger Elite League netball semi-finals, is recovering well from the injury and is expected to feature in...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls showed marked improvement in the second match of their three-game Supreme Ventures series against Barbados yesterday at the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC), beating the Barbados Gems 64-29 to take a 2-0 lead in the...

Published:Friday | June 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Sunshine Girls captain, Nicole Aiken-Pinnock, is confident Jamaica can top the top-rated teams in the Netball World Cup in Australia this August.Aiken-Pinnock, who expects Jamaica to reach the semi-finals, says the girls have already put in a lot of...

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