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Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

OMAR McLeod, the 2017 World Championships 110m hurdles champion, and swimmer Alia Atkinson, head the list of nominees for this year's RJRGleaner National Sportsman and Sportswomen of the Year awards.The 25-year-old McLeod, who has a personal best of...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Reggae Boyz forward Darren Mattocks has set new goals as he prepares to turn out for new club DC United in next season's United States Major League Soccer (MLS) competition.The 27-year-old Mattocks spent two seasons with the Portland Timbers before...

Published:Tuesday | December 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Principal of Jamaica College (JC) Wayne Robinson says that outgoing coach Miguel Coley will certainly be missed but that there are systems in place to continue the team's success going forward in schoolboy football competitions.Coley, who is one of...

Published:Monday | December 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica College (JC) head coach Miguel Coley has confirmed that he will be joining Iranian side Esteghlal FC as its assistant coach later this month.There, he will reunite with former national senior men's football team head coach Winfried Schafer,...

Published:Sunday | December 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica College (JC) secured their fifth straight hold on the ISSA-FLOW Olivier Shield title with an exciting 3-2 extra-time victory over daCosta Cup champions Rusea's High at the National Stadium last night.Tevin Rochester in the (47th), Shaniel...

Published:Saturday | December 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) will put their Olivier Shield title on the line today when they take on daCosta Cup winners Rusea's High at the National Stadium starting at 6 p.m.JC, who will be seeking their third title of the season,...

Published:Friday | December 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Former Sunshine Girls captain Simone Forbes said that she is feeling confident ahead of tomorrow's annual general meeting (AGM) of Netball Jamaica, where she will be vying for one of three director spots.Forbes, who retired from international...

Published:Tuesday | December 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Sports Minister Olivia Grange said that a maquette (mock version) of a statue for Jamaica's female sprint star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is now in the island and it will be unveiled very soon.Grange made the disclosure following the unveiling Jamaica'...

Published:Monday | December 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica sprint icon Usain Bolt was at a loss for words in describing how he felt after his statue was unveiled at a grand ceremony at Independence Park yesterday.The statue was unveiled to Bolt by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, Sports Minister...

Published:Sunday | December 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

"This is special." Those were the words of Jamaica College's (JC) head coach Miguel Coley after he guided his team to their fifth straight hold on the ISSA-Flow Manning Cup title at the National Stadium on Friday evening.JC retained their title...

Published:Saturday | December 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica College (JC) secured their fifth-straight hold on the ISSA/Flow Manning Cup after an exciting 5-3 penalty shootout victory over St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) in the final at the National Stadium last evening.This after both teams...

Published:Friday | December 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica College's head coach, Miguel Coley, said that his charges are mentally and physically prepared to deal with what he expects to be a highly competitive game against St Andrew Technical High in the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup final at the National...

Published:Friday | December 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

The showdown for the Manning Cup, the Corporate Area's most prestigious schoolboy football title, is on this evening at the National Stadium. Kick-off time is 6 p.m.Defending champions Jamaica College (JC), now seeking a fifth straight title, will...

Published:Thursday | November 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica College has apologised to the match officials who were verbally abused during an ISSA/FLOW semi-final match at Sabina Park on November 18.Principal of Jamaica College (JC) Wayne Robinson, confirmed this yesterday after the school was...

Published:Tuesday | November 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

The Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) will tomorrow meet with the management of the Jamaica College (JC) Manning Cup team, where they will be asked to respond to a referee's report, which highlighted several issues after a...

Published:Monday | November 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Having failed to secure a trophy in the past two seasons, Omar 'Rambo' Wedderburn, head coach of St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), said that he will be taking time away from the sport to reflect on what went wrong for his team throughout...

Published:Monday | November 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Kingston College's (KC) prolific goal scorer Rashawn Mackison has now set his sights on the United States collegiate circuit following his outstanding performance in this year's ISSA-FLOW football competitions.The 18-year-old Mackison ended his high...

Published:Saturday | November 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Having endured a miserable campaign were they failed to reach the final of the Manning Cup and daCosta Cup competitions, heavyweights Kingston College (KC) and St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) will look to avoid ending the season empty-...

Published:Friday | November 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

In an effort to improve its sporting prowess, Pembroke Hall High yesterday rolled out a programme to become a lot more competitive and visible in Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)-run competitions.Principal Rev Claude Ellis, told...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts has come out in defence of local referees.Speaking against the background of a well-publicised decision in the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup last weekend, Ricketts called on spectators and...

Published:Tuesday | November 21, 2017 | 12:25 AMRobert Bailey

Published:Monday | November 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Former FIFA referee Peter Prendergast has said that referee Leon Brown made the correct call by disallowing a free-kick goal to Jamaica College (JC) in their semi-final encounter with Kingston College (KC) in the ISSA-FLOW Super Cup at Sabina Park...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Reigning ISSA/Flow Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) will be aiming for their second consecutive victory over rivals Kingston College (KC) when both teams meet in today's eagerly anticipated semi-final of the ISSA/Flow Super Cup competition...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Having defeated Ben Francis Knockout champions Clarendon College in last weekend's quarter-finals, surprise team Calabar will enter today's semis in the ISSA/Flow Super Cup against St Elizabeth Technical High oozing in confidence.The Red Hills road-...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Interim president of the Jamaica Cycling Federation Dennis Chung said that the lack of support from the association's members is the main reason behind his decision not to offer himself for election at this Sunday's annual general meeting (AGM).Chung...

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