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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,...

Published:Thursday | December 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Rugby Football Union chairman Jerry Benzwick says the association wants to significantly increase its training sessions for local-based players as they get ready for next year's schedule of regional and international competitions.The Jamaica...

Published:Friday | December 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica senior men's team manager, Roy Simpson, says Bristol City defensive midfielder Korey Smith was scouted for national selection in the past but was not offered any invitation.Smith, who scored the winner in Bristol City's 2-1 win over...

Published:Thursday | December 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Tennis Jamaica general secretary Leroy Brown said that plans regarding the future of the association, after the resignation of president John Bailey, will be decided early next year.Bailey, whose three-year term would have ended in 2019, resigned on...

Published:Thursday | December 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Sports minister Olivia Grange says the Government will be assisting in the research on traumatic head injuries in sport. She said this will be done with the support of the University of the West Indies' (UWI) newly created Faculty of Sport.Grange's...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has announced a number of organisational changes as it looks to restructure the format of its operations to that of what it said is a business model.At a press conference at its headquarters on Wednesday, the...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has officially signed a partnership with British football equipment maker Umbro.The contract was signed by JFF president Michael Ricketts in Panama last night with vice-president Bruce Gaynor and general...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts said that he is excited about the imminent partnership with British football equipment makers Umbro.Ricketts and other members of the JFF are currently in Panama where the deal will be...

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