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Published:Tuesday | September 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

It is not often that you find a Kingston College (KC) football player moving to bitter rivals St George's College (StGC), but this became a reality recently when three players from The Purples moved to the other side of North Street.The three players...

Published:Sunday | September 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Kingston College's (KC) assistant coach, Haron Martin, has warned rivals that the North Street-based school will be making a strong bid to win this year's ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup competition.KC started the season with an emphatic 6-0 victory over...

Published:Friday | September 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Tunisia's 2012 Olympics 10 kilometres champion, Oussama Mellouli, and American Haley Anderson, a silver medallist in the marathon event at the same Games, have both been confirmed to participate in this year's fifth staging of the Lifespan 007 Open...

Published:Thursday | September 7, 2017 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey

Keith Wellington, vice president of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), said his organisation is paying close attention to the weather forecast ahead of this weekend's start of the 2017 schoolboy football season.Wellington said...

Published:Tuesday | September 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

National Under-15 coach Aaron Lawrence has described the untimely passing of national youth player Rushawn Duncan as a very sad day for the country's football.The 14-year-old Duncan, who is from Cricket River in St Mary, was reportedly stabbed to...

Published:Monday | September 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Defending champions Petrojamand Scotiabank will contest this year's final of the Western Sports-Kingston andSt Andrew Business House Division One Football League, this after contrasting victories on Saturday.Petrojam, who are coached by former...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Exciting Jamaican pacer, Oshane Thomas, said he plans to continue his excellent bowling form when the Tallawahs take on the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Hero Caribbean Premier League tonight at Sabina Park.The 20-year-old Thomas turned in an...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

There is no indication as to who will permanently fill the post of administrative director of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS), following the dismissal of Ian Andrews on Wednesday.Renardo Smith, who is on secondment from the Financial Services...

Published:Thursday | August 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Interim national netball coach Sasher-Gaye Henry is confident that the Sunshine Girls will do well at this year's Caribbean Championships and Fast5 World Netball Series despite the fact that both tournaments will be held in the same month.The...

Published:Friday | August 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Distribution company Wisynco, under the brand names Coca-Cola and Powerade, will pump $9.5 million into this year's ISSA/Flow Manning and daCosta Cup football competitions.Michaela Francis, brand marketing manager for Coca-Cola and Powerade, made...

Published:Tuesday | August 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Veteran coach Winston Nevers has said that he has no intentions of becoming head coach of Jamaica's senior netball team at the moment as he is focused on continuing his work building his club team Jamalco's programme.Nevers, who has been coaching...

Published:Saturday | August 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Veteran local umpire Sylvester Campbell said Netball Jamaica needsto find ways of attracting moresponsors for its parish netball league competitions.The parish leagues were staged for the first time this year, but the outspoken Campbell said while...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Veteran local coach Sylvester Campbell said interim Sunshine Girls coaches Sasher-Gaye Henry and Marvette Anderson should be given the job full time.Henry and Anderson were appointed interim coaches of the Sunshine Girls team until the end of this...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Veteran Sunshine Girls defender Malysha Kelly has signed a one-year contract with the Southern Steel netball team in New Zealand.The 6'1" Kelly, who represented the Adelaide Thunderbirds in the Australian Suncorp Super League last season, said that...

Published:Tuesday | August 8, 2017 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey

Interim coach of the Jamaica senior netball team, Sasher-Gaye Henry, said that the Sunshine Girls' withdrawal from this year's Caribbean Netball Championship is a major blow to their preparation for the upcoming international assignments.The...

Published:Sunday | August 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

"All good things must come to an end" were the words of Sonia Thomas as she cried openly after watching Jamaica's sprint star Usain Bolt finish third in the final of the men's 100m at the World Championships in the London.The event was won by...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Coach of Jamaica's senior women's volleyballers, Dr Richard Chong, has declared that his players are full of confidence going into today's semi-final of the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA) Championships at the National Indoor Sports...

Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Shane Hudson, Jamaica's lone medallist at the recently concluded World Para Athletics Championships in London, said he was very surprised by his performances at the meet.Hudson won silver in the men's 400m T47 event in 49.60 seconds behind Gunther...

Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Sunshine Girls ace shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid said that she is ready to lead Jamaica to the top of the Caribbean Netball Championships set for St Lucia next month.Fowler-Reid, who returned to the national team on Wednesday, after helping the...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has said that he cannot guarantee that next month's World Athletics Championships in London will be drug free."It's a very Utopian view. People will always seek to cheat," said Coe in an interview with BBC One's Andrew...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Shanette Allison captured Jamaica's first gold medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) in The Bahamas yesterday.The Holmwood Technical High student clocked 13.26 seconds to win the women's 100m hurdles event. Allison was comfortably ahead of...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Michael Dyke, the coach of young sprint star Kevona Davis, says he is confident that his young charge will rebound quickly from her recent disappointment at the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya.Davis who was the favourite to win...

Published:Thursday | July 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Dr Paula Daley-Morris, has blamed a short preparation time for the National Under-21 team's poor showing at the recent Netball World Youth Cup in Botswana.The junior Sunshine Girls, who were one of the medal...

Published:Friday | July 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's hopes of winning a medal at this year's Netball Youth Cup in Botswana, ended yesterday after they were beaten 38 in the quarter-finals by England.It was the first time since 1995 that the Under-21 Sunshine Girls were missing out on a place...

Published:Thursday | July 13, 2017 | 12:44 AMRobert Bailey

President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) Christopher Samuda says he expects the team to this year's Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) in The Bahamas to surpass the six medals gained at the last Games in 2015....

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