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

National senior netball coach, Sasher-Gaye Henry, says the Sunshine Girls will be aiming for the top spot at next month's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.Henry and members of the Sunshine Girls squad left the island yesterday for a Quad...

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

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND:Freshly-minted IAAF World Indoor Championships triple jump silver medallist Kimberly Williams is satisfied with her performance, but admits that there is still a lot of work to be done before next month's Commonwealth Games in...

Published:Saturday | March 3, 2018 | 10:11 AMRobert Bailey

Birmingham, England: Jamaican sprinters Kimmari Roach and Everton Clarke advanced to today’s semifinals of the men’s 60m event at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, here at the Arena Birmingham. Roach secured his spot after finishing...

Published:Saturday | March 3, 2018 | 9:58 AMRobert Bailey

BIRMINGHAM, England: Outstanding Jamaican triple jumper Kimberly Williams turned in a scintillating performance to capture the silver medal in the event at the IAAF World Indoor Championships this morning at Arena Birmingham. The 29-year-...

Published:Saturday | March 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

BIRMINGHAM, England:Newly crowned IAAF World Indoor Championships shot put silver medal winner Daniel Thomas-Dodd says that her performance in yesterday's final at Arena Birmingham should served as a motivation for the younger athletes that they can...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 5:30 PMRobert Bailey

BIRMINGHAM, England: Daniel Thomas-Dodd won Jamaica’s first medal at the IAAF World Indoor Championships at the Arena Birmingham after she captured silver in the women’s shot put final on Friday. The 25 year-old Thomas-Dodd...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 3:35 PMRobert Bailey

BIRMINGHAM, England: Jamaican sprinters Elaine Thompson and Remona Burchell will aim to secure the country’s first medals at the IAAF World Indoor Championships this afternoon (Jamaica time) when they contest the final of the women...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 10:15 AMRobert Bailey

BIRMINGHAM, England:  Javon Francis produced a strong run at the end to secure his spot in the semi-finals of the men’s 400m at the IAAF World Indoor Championships at Arena Birmingham on Friday morning. Francis finished second in heat...

Published:Thursday | March 1, 2018 | 1:23 PMRobert Bailey

BIRMINGHAM, England  Jamaica’s athletes had their first training session at the Arena Birmingham this morning (Jamaica time) ahead of today’s start of the World Indoor Championships here. However, MVP Track Club athletes...

Published:Wednesday | February 28, 2018 | 10:25 AMRobert Bailey, Gleaner Writer

BIRMINGHAM, England: Double Olympic gold medallist Elaine Thompson and sprint hurdler Ronald Levy were both put through an intense training session by their MVP Track and Field Club coach Stephen Francis at the Alexandria Stadium this morning...

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...

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