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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...

Published:Thursday | March 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Title favourites Kingston College (KC) have taken the early lead going into today's third day of the 107th ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships.KC, who are aiming to win the boys' title for the first time since 2009, captured two...

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Kingston College's Carey McLeod will have gold on his mind when he enters today's final of the Class One boys long jump on day two of the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.McLeod eased to a personal...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Ballaz Academy won the 2017 Norbrook Football Cup after an exciting 4-3 victory over defending champions Wolmer's Preparatory School in the final at the Emmanuel Christian Academy ground yesterday.The Ballaz led 3-0 at half time before Wolmer's...

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

Netball Jamaica has hit back at former coach Connie Francis after she said yesterday that there were people within the organisation who did not want her to coach the national senior team.Francis' outburst came after she was overlooked for the vacant...

Published:Tuesday | March 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

General Manager of the Sport Development Foundation (SDF) Denzil Wilks says that it is costing his organisation about $35 million to repair the national basketball courts.Wilks told The Gleaner in an interview that refurbishing work on the courts,...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Calabar High School's principal Albert Corcho has declared that he is not opposed to Kingston College's Ugandan athlete Ari Rodgers competing at this year's Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships...

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