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Published:Tuesday | May 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Floyd Coke, head coach of the top team at thisyear's Institute of Sports (INSPORTS)/Seprod Primary Schools Athletics Championships, Naggo Head, said hard work and proper planning played a key role in winning the title.Naggo Head tallied 156.50...

Published:Saturday | May 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Courts Jamaica renewed its contract with Netball Jamaica on Thursday while announcing a $5.3 million three-year sponsorship package at the Netball House in Barbican, St Andrew.The breakdown of the sponsorship shows $800,000 for the Gold Rush Down...

Published:Friday | May 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Bybrook holds a slim lead over their rivals heading into today's third day of the four-day Seprod/Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Primary Champions at the National Stadium.The Portland-based Bybrook lead the standings with 17 points, two ahead of...

Published:Thursday | April 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Excelsior's Toni-Ann Watson captured the first gold medal on the opening day of the four-day Seprod/Institute of Sports Swizzzle Primary Schools' Athletic Championships at the National Stadium yesterday.Watson easily won the Girls' Open cricket ball...

Published:Wednesday | April 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Seaview Gardens turned in a gutsy second-half performance to beat Maverley-Hughenden and capture the Jamaica National/Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Major League title.Seaview Gardens had to rally twice for an exciting 3-2 extra...

Published:Tuesday | April 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Technical director of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Jill McIntosh, is urging the country's shooters to practise a lot more in order to become the best in the world. The standard of the shooting in the Berger Paints Elite League has been very poor this...

Published:Sunday | April 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

The St Ann Orchids recorded a nail-biting 39-38 victory over the Clarendon Gaters in round five of the Berger Paints Elite League netball match on Friday night at the Leila Robinson Courts.The Orchids, who began the season with two straight losses,...

Published:Friday | April 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

High-flying St Catherine Racers and Manchester Spurs will clash in today's feature match in the Berger Paints Elite netball League at the Leila Robinson Courts' starting at 7:30 p.m.In the day's other games, St James Sharpes will battle defending...

Published:Thursday | April 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Sunshine Girl Malysha Kelly said she is working very hard in training as she continues her comeback from a knee injury.Kelly recently returned to action - in the Berger Paints Elite League - with the St Catherine Racers, after more than six months...

Published:Sunday | April 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Table-topping St James Sharpes and last year's beaten finalists St Catherine Racers will clash in today's lone game in the Berger Paints Elite Netball competition at the Leila Robinson Courts starting at 4:30 p.m. The Sharpes, the only unbeaten team...

Published:Sunday | April 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

The University of the West Indies (UWI) turned in a good second-half display to whip Real Mona 3-1 and capture the 2015 Jamaica National/Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Super League title at the Barbican field yesterday. Akeem...

Published:Saturday | April 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Defending champions Windward Road turned in an outstanding last day display to retain their title at the end of the three-day Institute of Sports (INSPORTS)/Junior High Schools Track and Field Championships at Stadium East field.Windward who started...

Published:Friday | April 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Fresh off their first-ever victory in the Berger Paints Elite Netball competition, the St Ann Orchids will be aiming to make it two in a row when they take on the Manchester Spurs in today's feature game.The match, which will be played at the Leila...

Published:Friday | April 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

John Mills' Primary and Junior High head coach, Lanford Spaulding, is oozing confidence going into today's final day of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Junior High Track and Field Championships at the Stadium East field.John Mills lead the...

Published:Thursday | April 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

John Mills' Ashley Miller flourished on her way to capturing the girls' Class One high jump on yesterday's opening day of the three-day Institute of Sports (INSPORTS)/Junior High and All-Age Athletics Championships at Stadium East.The stoutly built...

Published:Wednesday | April 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Marva Bernard says the lack of sponsorship could force the cancellation of the Intermediate Divisional League this season.The Intermediate League should have started in March, but Bernard told The Gleaner on Monday...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

University of the West Indies (UWI) and Real Mona will contest the final of the Jamaica National (JN)/ Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Super League competition.Both scored 1-0 wins over Brown's Town and Rockfort, respectively, at...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Netball Jamaica's (NJ) technical director, Jill McIntosh, says it will take strong performance in each quarter for Jamaica to win the gold medal at this year's Netball World Cup (NWC).The Australian-born McIntosh, who assisted in guiding the...

Published:Thursday | April 2, 2015 | 11:30 PMRobert Bailey

  Gleaner Writer Manchester Spurs' head coach, Carlene Graham, expects her team to put up a strong challenge for this year's Berger Paints Elite Netball League title. The Spurs recorded their second consecutive victory in the...

Published:Thursday | April 2, 2015 | 11:30 PMRobert Bailey

  Gleaner Writer Defending champions Montego Bay United have sealed their place in the semi-finals of the Red Stripe Premier League, following a 3-1 victory over lowly Barbican at the Barbican Sports Complex yesterday. Owayne Gordon (14th),...

Published:Thursday | April 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Andrea Stephenson, marketing manager of Total Jamaica, said her company's sponsorship of this year's Jamaica Race Drivers' Club (JDRC) Carnival of Speed race meet is testimony to their commitment to the development of motorsports in JamaicaThe two-...

Published:Tuesday | March 31, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Marva Bernard, has issued a warning to players participating in this year's Berger Paints Elite League, stating that indisciplined behaviour will not be tolerated.Bernard told The Gleaner in an interview yesterday...

Published:Tuesday | March 31, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

The principal of a prominent high school has launched an investigation after one of its track-and-field coaches slapped a female athlete in the face at the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletic Championships at the National Stadium on Friday....

Published:Friday | March 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz will face Venezuela's in a friendly match at the Montego Bay Sports Complex tonight at 8 o'clock.The 39-man Venezuela delegation arrived yesterday full of confidence ahead of today's encounter. Both teams will be using the...

Published:Thursday | March 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Hydel High School's head coach, Corey Bennett, said they are hoping to finish in the top five of this year's Inter-Secondary Schools' Sports Association (ISSA) Boys and Girls' Athletic Championships, which enters its third day at the National...

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