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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...

Published:Tuesday | December 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Former president of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Marva Bernard said she is very disappointed that no audited financial statement for the 2016-2017 cycle was presented at the body's annual general meeting (AGM) held last Saturday. The last audited statement...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Patrick Malcolm, the chairman of the Jamaica Football Federation's (JFF) Referees Committee, has made an urgent appeal to corporate Jamaica for assistance with the development of the country's referees.Malcolm strongly believes that the sport will...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Cora Ricketts defeated former Sunshine Girls captain Simone Forbes, 31-20, to retain her post as second vice-president of Netball Jamaica at yesterday's annual general meeting, which was held at the HEART Academy in Half-Way Tree.Ricketts, who has...

Published:Saturday | December 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Chairman of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Referee Committee Patrick Malcolm says that huge benefits now on offer is one of the driving forces behind the influx of female referees into the sport.Malcolm told The Gleaner that a lot more...

Published:Saturday | December 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Former Sunshine Girls captain Simone Forbes will face off with incumbent Cora Ricketts for the post of second vice-president of Netball Jamaica (NJ) at today's annual general meeting (AGM), which will be held atthe HEART Academy in Half-Way-Tree....

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...

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