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Published:Thursday | May 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Three finals will be contested on today's second day of competition at the four-day INSPORTS Primary School Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.The finals to be contested are the girls' high jump open, the girls' cricket ball throw and...

Published:Tuesday | May 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of Netball Jamaica Paula Daley-Morris said the Sunshine Girls will be staging a number of closed-door training sessions in coming weeks as they prepare for their three-test series against Barbados later this month.Daley-Morris made the...

Published:Monday | May 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

National representatives Christian Sasso and Marguerite Harris were crowned male and female champions of the Jamaica National General Insurance Sporting Clay Championships at the Jamaica Skeet Club in Portmore, St Catherine, yesterday.Sasso won the...

Published:Friday | May 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Communications director of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Wayne Lewis, has strongly supported the move by the Sunshine Girls coaching staff to dismiss three members of the team on Wednesday night.Goal attack Shanice Beckford and centre court players,...

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

The father and daughter combination of Gregory Mayne and Emily Mayne emerged overall champions of the Campion College Home School Association Charity Golf tournament at the Constant Golf Club yesterday.The duo shot a...

Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Windward Road captured the INSPORTS All-Age...

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

Ransford Spaulding, the John Mills coach, is extremely confident of victory going into today's third and final day of the INSPORTS All-Age...

Published:Thursday | April 27, 2017 | 12:03 AMRobert Bailey

Former champions John Mills are the early leaders going into today's second day of the three-day INSPORTS All-Age...

Published:Thursday | April 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Swimming got a shot in the arm yesterday when Mayberry Investments handed over $400,000 to facilitate the staging of this year's all island swim meet.The Mayberry Investments All-Island swim meet, which is being sponsored by the investment company...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

NASSAU, Bahamas:No gold medals, but it was still a solid day for the Jamaican contingent as the curtains came down on the third IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas last night.Jamaica's men 4x200m and women's 4x400m teams had to settle for bronze...

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

NASSAU, Bahamas:Jamaica, one of the hot pre-meet favourites for the men's 4x100 metres, suffered a shock exit from the event at the IAAF-BTC World Relays in the Bahamas last night.A terrible mix-up on the second leg between incoming runner Kemar...

Published:Saturday | April 22, 2017 | 10:43 PMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's quartet, led by Rio Olympics double sprint champion Elaine Thompson,  produced a brilliant performance to capture the gold medal in the women's 4x200 metres at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas tonight. .  The...

Published:Saturday | April 22, 2017 | 6:40 AMRobert Bailey

Robert Bailey, Gleaner WriterNASSAU, Bahamas:2011 100m world champion Yohan Blake and Anneisha McLaughlin-Whilby have been named male and female captains of Jamaica’s team at the IAAF World Relays.The two-day event is set to run off today at the...

Published:Saturday | April 22, 2017 | 12:02 AMRobert Bailey

NASSAU, Bahamas:Despite managing just a single training session with the entire Jamaican contingent ahead of today's start of the third IAAF World Relays, technical director Maurice Wilson remains confident that the island's athletes will deliver a...

Published:Saturday | April 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

NASSAU, Bahamas:Reigning Olympic sprint double champion Elaine Thompson says she is excited ahead of her IAAF World Relays debut in The Bahamas, where she's hoping to lead Jamaica's defence of the women's 4x100m title.The two-day championships is...

Published:Friday | April 21, 2017 | 9:36 AMRobert Bailey

NASSAU, The Bahamas Jamaica will stage its first full training session this afternoon at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium ahead of tomorrow’s start of the IAAF World Relays here.  The session is set to begin at 1 p.m. Jamaica time after...

Published:Thursday | April 20, 2017 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey

Former world 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell, national 400m record holder Rusheen McDonald and Julian Forte are late withdrawals from Jamaica’s IAAF World Relays team which is scheduled to depart today for The Bahamas.    The...

Published:Saturday | April 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association, Dr Warren Blake, is confident that Jamaica's young athletes will do well at this year's IAAF World Relays in The Bahamas.Blake told The Gleaner that despite the absence of the star...

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

Reigning inter-collegiate sprint champion, Sashalee Forbes, is looking forward to competing in her first IAAF World Relays.    The 21-year-old Forbes made a bright start to her career when she helped the country to capture the silver...

Published:Friday | April 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Head coach of the Sunshine Girls, Englishwoman Jermaine Allison-McCracken, has declared that she will do whatever it takes to help move the number-four ranked team to the top of the world rankings.Allison-McCracken was introduced to the media by...

Published:Tuesday | April 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

You could be excused for thinking it was their first Champs win. With deafening horns and flags all around, the Frankfield-based institution was transformed into Champs Central, as they celebrated their fifth girls' title in six years, after last...

Published:Tuesday | April 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Everton Walters, principal of reigning ISSA-GraceKennedy Girls' Athletics Champions Edwin Allen, said they intend on holding on to the title for a very long time.Walters made the declaration during yesterday's title celebrations at the school's...

Published:Sunday | April 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Calabar High defied the pre-meet odds last night while Edwin Allen High's girls posted an expected victory as an exciting and sometimes tension-filled ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships ended inside the National Stadium.Edwin Allen...

Published:Saturday | April 1, 2017 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey

The battle for the boys' crown at the 2017 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls'  Championships is going down to the wire.    A massive 38 points Kingston College lead,  after Thursday's third day, evaporated on day four...

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

The 2017 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships is expected to really come alive this evening at the National Stadium.A number of sizzling finals are expected and none should be more exciting than the expected clash between Kingston...

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