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Stories by Robert Bailey

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Accustomed to dominating this competition, Hydel Preparatory were made to sweat on their way to winning a 12th straight Tastee National Preparatory Schools Track and Field Championships at the National Stadium yesterday.Hydel bettered Mona Prep by...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Former Sunshine Girls head coach Oberon Pitterson-Nattie has denied accusations that she choked a member of Grenada's national Under-21 team.The incident reportedly took place in St Martin in August last year during the qualifiers of the World Youth...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Vaz Preparatory are still in front going into today's final day of the three-day Tastee National Preparatory Schools Track and Field Championships at the National Stadium. Vaz, who last won the title in 2005, lead the standings with 47 points after...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:17 AMRobert Bailey

Former champions Vaz Preparatory are the early leaders going into today's second of competition at the three-day Tastee National Preparatory Schools Track and Field Championships at the National Stadium.After two finals, Vaz lead the standings with...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Two finals will be contested on today's opening day of the three-day Tastee National Preparatory Schools Track and Field Championships at the National Stadium starting at 8:30 a.m.They are the girls' Class Two high jump and the Class Two girls' long...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Sunshine Girls head coach Jermaine Allison-McCracken has blamed a short preparation time for Jamaica's below par performance in the just- concluded three-Test netball series against Barbados.The series ended level at 1-1 as the local girls were...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls went down to a shocking 43-41 defeat to Barbados in game three of their three match Test series at the National Arena last night.The Sunshine Girls had a point to prove to their coach Jermaine Allison-McCracken, who...

Published:Sunday | May 21, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

An inexperienced Sunshine Girls unit will be aiming for a much better performance when they take on Barbados in today's second match of their three-Test series at the National Area starting at 6 p.m.The Sunshine Girls, who are ranked fourth in the...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 5:45 PMRobert Bailey

Robert Bailey, Gleaner Writer Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson produced a scintillating performance to win the women’s 200m at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet at the National Stadium on Saturday. Thompson won the...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 5:50 PMRobert Bailey

Robert Bailey, Gleaner Writer The world's second fastest man in history, Yohan Blake, enjoyed a strong win in the 100m at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet inside the National Stadium, stopping the clock in 9.93 seconds.  Blake...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 5:22 PMRobert Bailey

Robert Bailey, Gleaner Writer Rising star Demish Gaye captured the men’s 400m event at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet inside the National Stadium on Saturday. The fast improving Gaye, who ran a personal of 44.85 two-weeks ago at...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls played to a dramatic 44-44 tie with Barbados in the opening match of their three-Test series at the National Arena last night.This was the first international match for British-born head coach Jermaine Allison-McCracken, who...

Published:Friday | May 19, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

All eyes will be fixed on head coach Jermaine Allison-McCracken when Jamaica's Sunshine Girls take on Caribbean side Barbados in the opening match of their three-Test series today.The match will be played at the National Arena, starting at 7 p.m.The...

Published:Friday | May 19, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Canadian sprint star AndrÈ De Grasse said he is hoping to put on a good show for fans at tomorrow's staging of the Jamaica International Invitational meet at the National Stadium.De Grasse, who won silver in the 200 metres and bronze at 100m at last...

Published:Monday | May 15, 2017 | 5:57 PMRobert Bailey

Robert Bailey, Staff Reporter Five new comers have been named in the Sunshine Girls' 15-member squad to take on Barbados in a tri-Test netball series, which takes place this weekend at the National Arena from Friday, May 19 to Monday, May 22....

Published:Sunday | May 14, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Naggo Head won their third straight INSPORTS Primary Schools Athletics Championships at the National Stadium yesterday.The Floyd Coke-coached Naggo Head tallied 238 points to top the championships comfortably ahead of second-placed Greater Portmore...

Published:Saturday | May 13, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Defending champions Naggo Head Primary are on course to defend their INSPORTS Primary School Athletics Championships going into today's final day of competition at the National Stadium.The Floyd Coke-coached Naggo Head Primary, who are seeking their...

Published:Friday | May 12, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Harbour View are the leaders going into today's third day of competition in the INSPORTS Primary School Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.After two days of action, Harbour View lead the standings with 16 points after three finals. They...

Published:Thursday | May 11, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Three finals will be contested on today's second day of competition at the four-day INSPORTS Primary School Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.The finals to be contested are the girls' high jump open, the girls' cricket ball throw and...

Published:Tuesday | May 9, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of Netball Jamaica Paula Daley-Morris said the Sunshine Girls will be staging a number of closed-door training sessions in coming weeks as they prepare for their three-test series against Barbados later this month.Daley-Morris made the...

Published:Monday | May 8, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

National representatives Christian Sasso and Marguerite Harris were crowned male and female champions of the Jamaica National General Insurance Sporting Clay Championships at the Jamaica Skeet Club in Portmore, St Catherine, yesterday.Sasso won the...

Published:Friday | May 5, 2017 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Communications director of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Wayne Lewis, has strongly supported the move by the Sunshine Girls coaching staff to dismiss three members of the team on Wednesday night.Goal attack Shanice Beckford and centre court players,...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AMRobert Bailey

The father and daughter combination of Gregory Mayne and Emily Mayne emerged overall champions of the Campion College Home School Association Charity Golf tournament at the Constant Golf Club yesterday.The duo shot a...

Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 4:00 AMRobert Bailey

Windward Road captured the INSPORTS All-Age...

Published:Friday | April 28, 2017 | 4:00 AMRobert Bailey

Ransford Spaulding, the John Mills coach, is extremely confident of victory going into today's third and final day of the INSPORTS All-Age...

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