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Published:Thursday | September 13, 2018 | 12:13 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Tallawahs captain Andre Russell is disappointed with his team's bowling after crashing out of the Hero Caribbean Premier League by a two-wicket defeat to the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots at Providence, Georgetown, Guyana, last night."...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Sports attorney Dr Emir Crowne launched a representation clinic for Canadian and Caribbean athletes yesterday.The Sports Law Clinic provides pro bono representation to athletes on matters across various sporting tribunals and is also staffed by...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts says that the standard of local facilities has prevented the country from hosting a Concacaf Gold Cup game.Ricketts said that the federation had bid to host the opening game of next year's...

Published:Thursday | August 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Pan American Championships Combat Sambo gold medallist Matthew Colquhoun says he needs surgery after learning that the hand injury he has been carrying since the tournament is worse than previously thought.Colquhoun had developed the injury in his...

Published:Friday | August 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) director of football Wendell Downswell, said that he is pleased with what local coaches, especially those in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), are doing to develop young talent across the island.Downswell said...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

National Drag Racing Circuit (NDRC) executive member Stephen Gunter said that the body is now looking towards hosting future drag-racing events at the Ken Jones Aerodrome in Portland. This is after the regular venue for its meets, Vernam Field in...

Published:Thursday | August 16, 2018 | 12:13 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Rugby Football Union (JRFU) chairman Jerry Benzwick has said that he supports 200m sprinter-turned-rugby player Warren Weir's decision to migrate to Florida for track and field training.It was reported earlier this week that Weir will be...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) chairman Alexander Williams said that he is "amazed" at the position held by some persons that transparency and accountability will be compromised in future anti-doping hearings, which will now all be held...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Sports attorney Dr Emir Crowne said that he disagrees with the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission's (JADCO) decision to have its anti-doping hearings for athletes in breach of World Anti-Doping Agency regulations heard behind closed doors...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Ato Boldon, coach of Jamaican junior sprinter Briana Williams, has dismissed criticism of him in his homeland of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) that he is helping to develop rival nations' track and field programmes...

Published:Friday | July 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Olympian Ato Boldon said that he feels vindicated by Briana Williams' success in the Women's 100m at the IAAF World Under 20 Championships in Tampere, Finland yesterday.Williams' gold medal winning run in a time of 11.16 seconds, capped a successful...

Published:Monday | July 2, 2018 | 12:20 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Sport Minister Olivia Grange said that despite criticisms of the maquette of the statue being created for Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, she is happy that there is public discourse about it.Fraser-Pryce's statue's maquette, a small mock-up of the...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year for 2017, Alia Atkinson, has now collected her second award but it is still an overwhelming feeling for her.Atkinson won the award in January but was unable to attend the ceremony as she was...

Published:Thursday | June 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Boxing Board of Control (JBBC) general secretary Leroy Brown says that there will be a change to the weigh-in structure for the Wray and Nephew Contender Series in the future.Brown said that a pre-weigh-in will allow the JBBC to closely...

Published:Monday | May 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica's senior national men's lacrosse team head coach, Errol Wilson, said that although there is still some way to go, he is pleased with the togetherness he has seen in the team as it gets ready for the Federation of International Lacrosse World...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts said that he is in favour of FIFA's proposal of an international competition that takes place every two years.FIFA President Gianni Infantino said last week that he would like create a...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Derrick 'Pretty Boy' Edwards and Danny Benjamin, the two Antigua and Barbuda football officials facing a drug charge, will appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court today.There, their lawyers from the Knight, Junor and Samuels law firm will...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Former Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Tony James said that he does not believe that Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore's resignation from his role as interim head coach of the national senior men's football team and Leon Bailey turning down a...

Published:Saturday | April 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) board members were set to meet last night to discuss contingencies to put in place to deal with national interim head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore's resignation yesterday afternoon.Sources told The Gleaner that...

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:16 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Sports lawyer Dr Emir Crowne has been appointed to the Sport Resolutions' Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators in the United Kingdom.Sports Resolutions handles cases from United Kingdom Anti-Doping and the International Tennis Federation. Crowne's...

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

National senior netball team skipper Jhaniele Fowler-Reid said that it speaks volumes about the growth of the sport's profile that she was named captain of Jamaica's Commonwealth Games team, which is currently competing on the Gold Coast in...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Former national midfielder Paul Hall said that he does not approve of how Bayer Leverkusen forward Leon Bailey's camp went about negotiations with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) to have the player represent the Reggae Boyz.Hall said that it...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Edwin Allen High School track and field head coach Michael Dyke said that star athlete Kevona Davis' success at the recent ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships (Champs) was due in part to patience and carefulness in preparing...

Published:Saturday | March 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Davis's 11.16 seconds erased the previous mark of 11.35, which she had promised would go after smashing the 200m record on Thursday night. After the race, she said she was elated to have righted the wrong of the false start in the event last year....

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Edwin Allen's Kevona Davis is the new holder of the Class Two Girls' 200m record at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships after a classy performance saw her finish in a time of 22.92 seconds at the National Stadium in Kingston...

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