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Published:Wednesday | July 11, 2018 | 11:14 PMRobert Bailey

West Indies captain Jason Holder says the regional side is focused on winning their two-Test series against Bangladesh when both sides clash in the second and final match at Sabina Park today.The West Indies lead the series 1-0 after their massive...

Published:Tuesday | July 10, 2018 | 11:12 PMRobert Bailey

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson heads Jamaica's 40-member to this year's inaugural staging of Athletics World Cup, which will be in London from July 14 - 15.Jamaica's team also includes Olympic sprint champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey

With less than two-weeks to go before the start of the 31st staging of the Caribbean Junior Golf Championships, chairperson for the Junior Golfers arm of the Jamaica Golf Association, Alison Reid, said she is extremely confident of her youngsters...

Published:Thursday | June 7, 2018 | 3:46 PMRobert Bailey

Jamaica-born winger Leon Bailey has signed a two-year deal with fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) to become the company’s official Ambassador.   Andrei Roper, brand manager of KFC, in revealing details of the deal on...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Grand Cayman:Former world 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell is targeting a return to the European circuit at the end of the month after a groin injury forced him out of yesterday's Cayman Invitational.The 35-year-old Powell told The Gleaner that...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

St Andrew topped the 35th staging of the two-day JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships at the National Stadium yesterday.The champions tallied 343.50 points. They were followed by St Catherine 320, Portland 187, St Elizabeth 185, Manchester...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Communications director of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Wayne Lewis has revealed that former co-coach of the national senior netball team Sasher-Gaye Henry has indicated a willingness to withdraw her resignation letter following a face-to-face meeting with...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Captain of Jamaica's Sunshine Girls Jhaniele Fowler-Reid says that she is not surprised by the sudden resignation of coach Sasher-Gaye Henry.Fowler-Reid, who plays in the Australian Suncorp Super League netball competition, told The Sunday Gleaner...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 6:45 PMRobert Bailey

It is understood that Sasher-Gaye Henry, co-head coach of Jamaica's national senior netball team, the Sunshine Girls, has handed in her resignation. Well-placed sources told The Gleaner, that Henry handed in her resignation...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Defending champions Naggo Head Primary hold a slim three points lead over their rivals going into today's third day of the four-day Insports Primary School Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.After three finals, the Floyd Coke-coached...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Floyd Coke, the coach of defending champions Naggo Head Primary, says that he is very pleased with the performance of his team going into today's second day of the four-day Insports Primary School Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.Two...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Michael Ricketts, president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), says that construction work on the association's 24-room technical centre on the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is set for completion at the end of June...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

The RJRGLEANER Communications Group will, this Thursday, be hosting its first in a series of town hall meetings looking at the most topical issues in sports. The event will take place at the sports lounge at Club 100 on Hope Road in St Andrew....

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Having completed surgery on the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee two-weeks ago, Sunshine Girls defender Malysha Kelly has stepped up her rehabilitation, with hopes of being fit in time for next year's Netball World Cup in Liverpool,...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Dr Paula Daley-Morris says that her association is very disappointed that hosts Netball New Zealand decided not to hand over the Quad Series trophy to the Sunshine Girls after the recent tournament.The Sunshine...

Published:Friday | March 30, 2018 | 12:39 AMRobert Bailey

National senior netball coach Sasher-Gaye Henry said the Sunshine Girls' recent Quad Series victory, have given the team a lot of confidence going in next month's Commonwealth Games, which will be held in Gold Coast, Australia from...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Calabar High's star Class One sprint hurdler, De'Jour Russell, confirmed yesterday that he will be competing at next month's Commonwealth Games in Australia." ... Just look out for me at the Commonwealth Games," a confident Russell said after his...

Published:Saturday | March 24, 2018 | 9:54 PMRobert Bailey

Defending champions Calabar and Edwin Allen retained their respective titles at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Saturday with comfortable victories. Calabar were winning their seventh...

Published:Saturday | March 24, 2018 | 4:53 PMRobert Bailey

Calabar’s star hurdler Dejour Russell has confirmed that he will be competing at next month’s Commonwealth Games, which will be held on Australia’s Gold Coast from April 4-15. Russell, who is the reigning IAAF World Under-18...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

National senior netball coach, Sasher-Gaye Henry, says the Sunshine Girls will be aiming for the top spot at next month's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.Henry and members of the Sunshine Girls squad left the island yesterday for a Quad...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND:Freshly-minted IAAF World Indoor Championships triple jump silver medallist Kimberly Williams is satisfied with her performance, but admits that there is still a lot of work to be done before next month's Commonwealth Games in...

Published:Saturday | March 3, 2018 | 10:11 AMRobert Bailey

Birmingham, England: Jamaican sprinters Kimmari Roach and Everton Clarke advanced to today’s semifinals of the men’s 60m event at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, here at the Arena Birmingham. Roach secured his spot after finishing...

Published:Saturday | March 3, 2018 | 9:58 AMRobert Bailey

BIRMINGHAM, England: Outstanding Jamaican triple jumper Kimberly Williams turned in a scintillating performance to capture the silver medal in the event at the IAAF World Indoor Championships this morning at Arena Birmingham. The 29-year-...

Published:Saturday | March 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

BIRMINGHAM, England:Newly crowned IAAF World Indoor Championships shot put silver medal winner Daniel Thomas-Dodd says that her performance in yesterday's final at Arena Birmingham should served as a motivation for the younger athletes that they can...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 5:30 PMRobert Bailey

BIRMINGHAM, England: Daniel Thomas-Dodd won Jamaica’s first medal at the IAAF World Indoor Championships at the Arena Birmingham after she captured silver in the women’s shot put final on Friday. The 25 year-old Thomas-Dodd...

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