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Stories by Robert Bailey

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

Another national netballer has come out swinging after she was not named in the squad for the upcoming Quad Series and the Commonwealth Games."I think the selectors don't like me, and once they don't like you, it doesn't matter how well you are...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's female bobsled competitor Carrie Russell says that the women's team is in excellent shape ahead of competition at the Winter Olympics now under way in Pyeonchang, South Korea.Russell and co-competitors Audra Segree and Jazmine Fenlator-...

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

Hosts Emmanuel Christian Academy captured this year's Norbrook Cup Under-6 competition following their 4-0 victory over Ballaz Academy in the final yesterday.Jude Davis had an excellent performance as he netted all four goals in leading Emmanuel...

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

"I have to cling on to hopes because you know why, the ball is round and anything can happen."Those are the words of Leon Mitchell, president of the Boys' Town Football Club, who are fighting desperately to stave off relegation from the Red Stripe...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Former Manchester United defender Denis Irwin said that he was very impressed with the skill levels and technical ability that were on display at yesterday's staging of the FLOW Skills Ultimate Football Experience Challenge, which was held at Ballaz...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Maurice Wilson, head coach of the Sprintec Track Club, says that additional security personnel have been employed at their G.C. Foster College training ground in Spanish Town, St Catherine.The beefed-up security comes in the aftermath of last...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation's Sportsman of the Year, world 110 metres hurdles champion Omar McLeod, says he is motivated to go faster and achieve a lot more in his career.McLeod and swimmer Alia Atkinson were named the country's top sports...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 12:23 AMRobert Bailey

Reigning World 110 metres hurdles champion Omar McLeod is tipped to win the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman of the Year award. However, the battle for the Sportswoman of the Year title is expected to be very close between swimmer...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Long-time president of the Arnett Gardens Football Club, Patrick Roberts, is now in a battle to remain in control of the Trench Town-based defending Red Stripe Premier League champions.When the Sunday Gleaner visited Arnett Gardens yesterday, two...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

She represented the Jamaican team in 2016, but former captain Nicole Aiken-Pinnock is now eager to start playing again for the Sunshine Girls.The vastly experienced defender and older sister of top goal shooter Romelda last wore the national colours...

Published:Saturday | January 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Derrick Keith, the agent for top jockey Omar Walker, said the six-time champion jockey plans to take it easy as he makes his way back to the saddle today after a three month lay-off due a broken-arm.Walker broke his right arm on the exercise track...

Published:Friday | January 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's sprint superstar, Usain Bolt, has expressed his delight at being named one of the patrons for this year's 20th staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run, which is aiming to raise $50 million.The Spanish Town Hospital Neonatal Unit and St...

Published:Thursday | January 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's senior netballers will be back in training today after the holiday break as they look to intensify their preparations for the Quad Series and Commonwealth Games later this year.The Quad Series will also includes hosts New Zealand, Malawi...

Published:Tuesday | January 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Communications director of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Wayne Lewis said that the organisation will be moving very swiftly in naming the coaches of the national senior women's team.The contracts of both Sasher-Gaye Henry and Marvette Anderson, who were both...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Orville Powell, the president of Red Stripe Premier League strugglers Montego Bay United, said he is very confident that they will win this season's competition despite his team's poor early season form.Montego Bay, who are last year's beaten...

Published:Saturday | December 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Experienced coach Vassell Reynolds says that he will be working assiduously to improve the fortunes of Red Stripe Premier League outfit Reno in the New Year. Reynolds, who recently joined the technical staff of the Westmoreland-based outfit, said he...

Published:Friday | December 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Tivoli Gardens Football Club's coach Omar Edwards has described yesterday's 2-0 Red Stripe Premier League victory over Reno as a big morale booster going into the New Year.Substitutes Marvin Stewart, 65th minute, and midfielder Jermaine 'Teddy'...

Published:Thursday | December 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's number-one squash player, Chris Binnie, wants to give the sport a big push and he is now conducting a number of coaching clinics for junior players at the Liguanea Club in New Kingston.The special training sessions are part of the Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | December 26, 2017 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey

Merron Gordon, coach of Red Stripe Premier League strugglers Humble Lion, said he will be looking to boost his team’s attacking force when the transfer window opens in January.  Gordon, who took over at the Clarendon-based outfit from...

Published:Monday | December 25, 2017 | 12:55 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls interim coach Sasher-Gaye Henry confirmed that high profile goal shooter Romelda Aiken has made herself available for next year’s Quad Series and Commonwealth Games championships.  Henry told The...

Published:Monday | December 25, 2017 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey

Former national Under-20 midfielder Martin Davis believes he has improved his all round game significantly since his arrival in the Maltese league four months ago. The 20-year-old Davis, who signed a five-month deal with Maltese club St...

Published:Sunday | December 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, has expressed his delight that Birmingham has been chosen as the hosts for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.Birmingham was the only city to submit a bid by the...

Published:Sunday | December 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

His stock is sky high, and major clubs in Europe are hunting his signature, but Jamaican Bundesliga star Leon Bailey said his feet are firmly planted on the ground."I am not so focused on that (interest from top clubs) right now. I am just more...

Published:Friday | December 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Interim coach Sasher-Gaye Henry will be intensifying the Sunshine Girls' preparations ahead of next year's Quad Series, which will be held in Auckland, New Zealand.The Quad Series, which also includes hosts New Zealand, Malawi and Fiji will be held...

Published:Thursday | December 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Interim president of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA), Calvin Martin, said all systems are now in place for next month's start of competition in the National Basketball League (NBL).Martin, who was named interim president of JaBA following...

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