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Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 9:45 PMRobert Bailey

Robert Bailey, Gleaner Writer Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson produced a scintillating performance to win the women’s 200m at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet at the National Stadium on Saturday. Thompson won the...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 8:50 PMRobert Bailey

Robert Bailey, Gleaner Writer The world's second fastest man in history, Yohan Blake, enjoyed a strong win in the 100m at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet inside the National Stadium, stopping the clock in 9.93 seconds.  Blake...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 8:22 PMRobert Bailey

Robert Bailey, Gleaner Writer Rising star Demish Gaye captured the men’s 400m event at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet inside the National Stadium on Saturday. The fast improving Gaye, who ran a personal of 44.85 two-weeks ago at...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls played to a dramatic 44-44 tie with Barbados in the opening match of their three-Test series at the National Arena last night.This was the first international match for British-born head coach Jermaine Allison-McCracken, who...

Published:Friday | May 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

All eyes will be fixed on head coach Jermaine Allison-McCracken when Jamaica's Sunshine Girls take on Caribbean side Barbados in the opening match of their three-Test series today.The match will be played at the National Arena, starting at 7 p.m.The...

Published:Friday | May 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Canadian sprint star AndrÈ De Grasse said he is hoping to put on a good show for fans at tomorrow's staging of the Jamaica International Invitational meet at the National Stadium.De Grasse, who won silver in the 200 metres and bronze at 100m at last...

Published:Monday | May 15, 2017 | 4:57 PMRobert Bailey

Robert Bailey, Staff Reporter Five new comers have been named in the Sunshine Girls' 15-member squad to take on Barbados in a tri-Test netball series, which takes place this weekend at the National Arena from Friday, May 19 to Monday, May 22....

Published:Sunday | May 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Naggo Head won their third straight INSPORTS Primary Schools Athletics Championships at the National Stadium yesterday.The Floyd Coke-coached Naggo Head tallied 238 points to top the championships comfortably ahead of second-placed Greater Portmore...

Published:Saturday | May 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Defending champions Naggo Head Primary are on course to defend their INSPORTS Primary School Athletics Championships going into today's final day of competition at the National Stadium.The Floyd Coke-coached Naggo Head Primary, who are seeking their...

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

Harbour View are the leaders going into today's third day of competition in the INSPORTS Primary School Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.After two days of action, Harbour View lead the standings with 16 points after three finals. They...

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...

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