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Stories by Rachid Parchment

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 8:13 PMRachid Parchment

Veteran driver David Summerbell Jr will not be competing in today's Total Lubricants Independence of Speed event at the Dover Raceway in St Ann. Summerbell was set to contest the Thundersport Class 2 division in his Radical SR8 race car today,...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

It has now been 20 years since Jamaica's historic appearance at the FIFA World Cup in France. Some of the members of that team recall some of the memories of that campaign for The Sunday Gleaner's Rachid Parchment.Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore is one of...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

It has now been 20 years since Jamaica's historic appearance at the FIFA World Cup in France. Some of the members of that team recall some of the memories of that campaign for The Sunday Gleaner's Rachid Parchment.Aaron 'Wild Boy' Lawrence was the...

Published:Sunday | June 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

It is now 20 years since Jamaica's historic appearance at the FIFA World Cup in France. Some of the members of that team recall some of the memories of that campaign for The Sunday Gleaner's Rachid Parchment.Former goalkeeper and captain Warren '...

Published:Wednesday | June 6, 2018 | 11:19 AMRachid Parchment

Donovan 'Police' Campbell is set to come out of retirement to face Dave 'Fast and Furious' Leblond in the Wray and Nephew Contender Series this evening. The 2013 champion of the competition makes his return to the ring after Leblond...

Published:Tuesday | June 5, 2018 | 6:19 PMRachid Parchment

Team Canada's Dave 'Fast and Furious' Leblond and his technical team have said that there will be no boxing match between him and Jamaican Michael 'Wasp' Gardener in the Wray and Nephew Contender Series tomorrow night. This...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Team Canada promoter Tyler Buxton says his boxers have told him that if their opponents fail to make weight for their quarter-final bouts in the Wray and Nephew Contender Series, they will not agree to compete.The competition is being contested at...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 2:14 PMRachid Parchment

Former national senior women's netball team coach Sasher-Gaye Henry has denied that she resigned from the role because of her salary. Henry released a statement today saying that there were two other reasons than what had been reported by...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Two local coaches have spoken about what it is like to coach female sports as it relates to their athletes becoming pregnant.Charles Edwards is a football coach who has spent 13 years on the sidelines as head coach at Constant Spring FC and another...

Published:Friday | April 13, 2018 | 6:25 PMRachid Parchment

The Ministry of Sports has announced that Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore has returned to his role as head coach of the national senior men's football team, following a meeting between the government and the Jamaica Football Federation (...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 6:30 PMRachid Parchment

Danny Benjamin, the Antiguan football official charged with drug possession, has been placed under house arrest after having his case mentioned at the Half Way Tree Resident Magistrate's Court earlier today. Benjamin and Derrick '...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 6:43 PMRachid Parchment

It is being reported that interim national senior football team head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore has walked away from the role with immediate effect. Whitmore had been the focus of discussion as he has delayed signing a...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 7:04 PMRachid Parchment

Three members of the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association delegation to Sunday's international friendly football match against Jamaica have been detained at the Norman Manley International Airport on drug charges. The members, believed to...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:25 AMRachid Parchment

It was a predictable but still exciting end to the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships at the National Stadium last night. Calabar High School claimed their seventh straight hold on the Mortimer Geddes Trophy while Edwin...

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 11:38 PMRachid Parchment

Edwin Allen High School's Kevona Davis was the talk of the evening after breaking the Class 2 Girls 100m record twice in a matter of hours at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships at the National Stadium earlier...

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 11:21 PMRachid Parchment

Spectators at the National Stadium were left stunned and in disbelief, as the two favourites for the Class 1 Boys 100m title at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships suffered injuries in the showpiece event earlier...

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 7:47 PMRachid Parchment

Rachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator Calabar High School middle distance runners Kevroy Venson and Rivaldo Marshall delivered on their coach Errol Messias’ promise that they will do the quinella in the Class 2 Boys 1500m final at the ISSA...

Published:Saturday | March 10, 2018 | 8:43 PMRachid Parchment

After many months of speculation, veteran race car driver Douglas 'Hollywood' Gore has revealed his new car to be a modified Kia Rio. Gore unveiled his new vehicle at ATL Motors in Kingston earlier this evening and said that it is...

Published:Thursday | March 8, 2018 | 4:10 PMRachid Parchment

The management of Phoenix All Stars Football Academy has turned down the invitation extended by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) to players Leon Bailey and Kyle Butler to be a part of the national senior men's football team for its...

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

St John's Antigua:Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Whycliffe 'Dave' Cameron says that there are a couple of challenges to the education system in Jamaica that are hampering the full exposure of youngsters to the sport.He said that one of the main...

Published:Wednesday | February 21, 2018 | 11:35 PMRachid Parchment

St John’s, Antigua: Defending champions Barbados Pride secured a 13-run win over Kent CCC in their semi-final clash in the Cricket West Indies Regional Super50 Cup at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, Wednesday night. The Pride, who chose to...

Published:Wednesday | February 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

NORTH SOUND, Antigua: The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, in North Sound, Antigua, much like the Trelawny Stadium in Jamaica was built ahead of the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup, but since then, both venues have had contrasting fates.The similarities...

Published:Thursday | January 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Ksenia Maiorova, an American immigration lawyer, has said that Jamaican athletes seeking US visas based on "extraordinary ability" in sports may have a difficult time obtaining them from now on. A visa rewarded on the condition of extraordinary...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Damani Ralph, agent of national defender Kemar 'Taxi' Lawrence, says a number of European clubs, including 19-time Turkish Super League winners Fenerbahce SK and six-time winners Trabzonspor, are interested in his client.Lawrence, who plays for the...

Published:Saturday | December 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Christine Morris is a life coach who specialises in helping athletes get over mental obstacles to get better performances out of themselves in their various sporting disciplines.Although she was born in Manchester, England, to Jamaican parents,...

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