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Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 9:40 PMRobert Bailey

Calabar High school track and field star Dejour Russell believes there should be no conflict between academics and sports in schools, noting that student athletes must put their education first at all times. Russell, who is current ISSA/...

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey

Assistant coach of Jamaica's senior women's netball team, Winston Nevers, said the Sunshine Girls have intensified their preparations ahead of their two-match and three-Test series against Trinidad and Tobago and England, respectively....

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Sunshine Girls defender Shamera Sterling has added another accolade to her impressive season this year after she was named a Gilbert Brand Ambassador.Sterling told The Sunday Gleaner that she was delighted as Gilbert is one of the most recognised...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

St George's College's assistant coach, Marcel Gayle, hailed his team's goalscoring form following their 6-1 victory over Cumberland High in a ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match at Winchester Park yesterday.Chantomoi Taylor (fourth and 21st), Damani...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Former national striker Ricardo Fuller says he is very close to fulfilling his lifelong dream of becoming a certified coach. He is now in the final stages of obtaining his UEFA B licence in England.Fuller, who presented Stoke City in the English...

Published:Saturday | August 25, 2018 | 8:39 PMRobert Bailey

Kingston College’s (KC) head coach Ludlow Bernard was a relieved man yesterday after his team scored late at Winchester Park to earn a 1-1 draw against rivals St George’s College and a share of the 2018 Roper Cup. ...

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 3:23 PMRobert Bailey

Digicel and Wisynco have been confirmed as the new title sponsors of this year’s ISSA schoolboy football competitions.  The announcement was made during a press briefing at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston today.  Digicel,...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Harbour View's central defender Christopher Harvey is aiming to end his career with a big bang by leading his club to next season's Red Stripe Premier League title.The 35-year-old Harvey, who has been at the club for 18 years, told The Sunday...

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Boys' Town recorded a stunning 3-0 victory over last year's champions, Cavalier, to win the 2018 Alliance MoneyGram/KSAFA Under-17 title at the Excelsior High School yesterday.Boys' Town, who were securing their second hold on the title, were led to...

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown has declared that her first book, entitled 'Inside Out, Activate The Power Within You', is geared at inspiring people who are facing challenging times in their lives.Campbell-Brown, one of the most...

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

Jamaica's Lesgar 'Speedy' Murdock won his second title yesterday at the Pan American Handgun Championships when he captured the Open Division shoot-off at the Jamaica Rifle Association on Mountain View Avenue in Kingston.Murdock, who won the Open...

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

Goal attack Hasana Williams turned in a brilliant all-round performance to lead Excelsior High to an easy 46-27 victory over Holmwood Technical in the final of the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Champion of Champions High Schools...

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....

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