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Published:Friday | November 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

In an effort to improve its sporting prowess, Pembroke Hall High yesterday rolled out a programme to become a lot more competitive and visible in Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)-run competitions.Principal Rev Claude Ellis, told...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts has come out in defence of local referees.Speaking against the background of a well-publicised decision in the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup last weekend, Ricketts called on spectators and...

Published:Tuesday | November 21, 2017 | 12:25 AMRobert Bailey

Published:Monday | November 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Former FIFA referee Peter Prendergast has said that referee Leon Brown made the correct call by disallowing a free-kick goal to Jamaica College (JC) in their semi-final encounter with Kingston College (KC) in the ISSA-FLOW Super Cup at Sabina Park...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Reigning ISSA/Flow Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) will be aiming for their second consecutive victory over rivals Kingston College (KC) when both teams meet in today's eagerly anticipated semi-final of the ISSA/Flow Super Cup competition...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Having defeated Ben Francis Knockout champions Clarendon College in last weekend's quarter-finals, surprise team Calabar will enter today's semis in the ISSA/Flow Super Cup against St Elizabeth Technical High oozing in confidence.The Red Hills road-...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Interim president of the Jamaica Cycling Federation Dennis Chung said that the lack of support from the association's members is the main reason behind his decision not to offer himself for election at this Sunday's annual general meeting (AGM).Chung...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) goalkeeper Jeadine White turned in a brilliant all-round performance to lead his team into the semi-finals of the ISSA/Flow Manning Cup competition.White was a focal point in his team's exciting 4-3 penalty...

Published:Tuesday | November 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Paula Daley-Morris, has denied that there is any rift between her association and former first Vice-president Jacqueline Robotham, who resigned twoweeks ago.Robotham is one of a few individuals, who for one reason...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Hillel Academy's pair of Roman Tavares-Finson and Kimberly McNally were crowned overall champion boy and girl, respectively, at the ATL Automotive Group Inter-Schools' Sporting Clays Challenge, which was held at the Jamaica Skeet Club in Portmore,...

Published:Saturday | November 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

The board of directors of Netball Jamaica (NJ) has come to the defence its president, Dr Paula Daley-Morris, whose leadership became the topic of much discussion after it was revealed that seven board members had resigned since she took charge two...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey

Portmore United striker Jermie Lynch has set his sights on being the top goalscorer in this season's Red Stripe Premier competition, this after he netted a brace to lift his team to a 4-1 win over Boys' Town in their rescheduled match at the...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Netball Jamaica (NJ) has been thrown into turmoil following the sudden resignation of first vice-president Jacqueline Robotham from her post. Robotham, who has been on NJ's board for just over a year, handed in her resignation to the organisation's...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Favourites and defending champions Kingston College (KC) secured their spot in the final of the Walker Cup Knockout competition with a 1-0 victory over St Andrew Technical High School at the National Stadium yesterday.Renato Campbell scored the lone...

Published:Friday | November 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Sunshine Girls captain Jhaniele Fowler-Reid believes Jamaica's silver- medal winning performance at the just-concluded Fast5 World Series will serve to revive the programme and spur energy back into the national team.The Sunshine Girls came in for a...

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Substitute Dwayne Atkinson said he is more motivated than ever after scoring a brilliant extra-time goal to lead Kingston College (KC) to an exciting 2-1 victory over North Street rivals St George's College and into the semi-finals of the ISSA/FLOW...

Published:Wednesday | November 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's interim coach, Sasher-Gaye Henry, said the dedication and determination of the Sunshine Girls were the key factors which led them to the silver medal at the Fast5 World Series in Melbourne, Australia.Henry told The Gleaner on Monday night...

Published:Tuesday | October 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

A movie production team from England is now in the island to film a documentary on the Phoenix Football Academy, led by Craig Butler.The crew, which arrived in the island yesterday, will be conducting a number of filming sessions with the...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Holy Trinity High's captain, Shai Smith, turned in an outstanding performance yesterday to lead his team into this year's semi-finals of ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup competition.Smith slammed in the first and provided the assist for the second at...

Published:Saturday | October 28, 2017 | 3:53 PMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls are on course to secure their first hold on the Fast5 Netball World Series title in Melbourne, Australia, after recording three victories on today's...

Published:Saturday | October 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Coach of St Catherine High, Anthony Patrick, has expressed his disappointment with the decision by ISSA to move their final Group G Manning Cup encounter against Holy Trinity High from the Spanish Town Prison Oval to Winchester Park.Patrick told The...

Published:Friday | October 27, 2017 | 12:50 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will bow into action at the Fast5 World Series in the Melbourne, Australia when they take on South Africa ...

Published:Thursday | October 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

The selection of an All-Star team will be one of the highlights of the three-week ISSA/FLOW Super Cup tournament which kicks off on November 10.Details of the 2017 competition were revealed during an online press conference yesterday.The All-Star...

Published:Monday | October 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica senior netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler-Reid has said that the side is highly motivated and confident ahead of this year's Fast5 Netball World Series, which will be held in Melbourne, Australia from October 28 to 29.The Sunshine Girls...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Interim coach of the Sunshine Girls Sasher-Gaye Henry is confident that the team can achieve a podium finish at the October 28-29 Fast5 Netball Championships in Australia.The Sunshine Girls, who are scheduled to leave the island today, have been...

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