Jamaica Gleaner Sport
Published: Monday Friday | August 14, 2009
JAAA did not back down under duress - Aris says management report will dictate next move against MVP athletes
BERLIN, Germany: President of the Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association (JAAA), Howard Aris, said yesterday that his association will await a report from the management of the team here in Berlin before deciding if any action will be taken against the athletes... Read More...Dyson sacked!
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC): Australian John Dyson has been axed as West Indies head coach, as the turmoil surrounding regional cricket intensified yesterday. The decision to sack Dyson was taken Wednesday at a meeting of the West Indies Cricket Board's... Read More...United tipped to retain crown
MANCHESTER UNITED: Last season: First.Is there life after Cristiano Ronaldo? And can United cope without Carlos Tevez? Sir Alex Ferguson has sold the pair to Real Madrid and Manchester City, respectively, while the in-tray has seen only Antonio Valencia... Read More...Bolt 'itching' for showdown - Gay says Jamaican is the man to beat
BERLIN (AP): Usain Bolt vs. "boring". Triple Olympic champion vs. triple world champion. Anyway you judge it, the big matchup in the 100-metre sprint has all the looks of the defining moment of the World Championships, which open with the 100 heats tomorrow... Read More...McLaughlin appears best hope among rookies
WHEN the World Championships get going in Berlin tomorrow it will be a nervous moment for the nine Jamaican athletes who will be making their first appearance at this level. They are Kimberly Williams, Anneisha McLaughlin, Jovanee Jarrett, Christine Day... Read More...Athlete PROFILE
Name: Dwight ThomasDate of birth: September 23, 1980Place of birth: Kingston, JamaicaEvent: 110m hurdlesPersonal best: 13.30Season bests: 13.30Best performances: Gold medallist 4x100m relay, Olympic Games in Beijing, China 2008. Read More...Usain not 'worried'
BERLIN (AP):Usain Bolt says the Jamaican relay squad will not be affected by the fight over training camp attendance which almost saw anchor runner Asafa Powell cut from the squad."I am not worried. Read More...Antiguans confident
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC): Antiguan world-class sprinters Daniel Bailey and Brendan Christian have declared themselves ready for the 12th IAAF World Championship starting this weekend in Berlin, Germany.Bailey, the world's fourth quickest man this year... Read More...Trainers call for new elections
Close to 100 "concerned" trainers passed a resolution yesterday calling on the Jamaica Racing Commission to set a date for a new election of the Jamaica Racehorse Trainers' Association (JRTA) executive, following its nullification of the March 30 election... Read More...Gay and Bolt disagree over false-start rule change
BERLIN (AP): Tyson Gay has criticised the rule change that will automatically disqualify every runner who jumps the gun as of next year, while Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has given his support for the move."No, I don't think it's an improvement,"... Read More...$495,000 boost for JTTA
The Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) received a timely boost of $495,000 from the Ministry of Sports, through the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), during a press conference at the sports minister's office in New Kingston ... Read More...Constant Spring escape with draw
FALMOUTH, Trelawny: Bottom-place team Constant Spring weathered a torrid time to eke out a nil-all draw with third-place Trelawny Women in the Sherwin Williams Women's Football Premier League at Elliston Wakeland Centre in Falmouth ... Read More...'It was an excellent performance'
NEW JERSEY, United States: Jamaica's mission to raise the country's senior national football team from recent doldrums got off to a satisfactory launch on Wednesday night, when the Reggae Boyz played to a spirited scoreless... Read More...Glen's goal revives T&T hopes
PORT OF SPAIN (CMC): Cornell Glen's early first half strike was enough to earn Trinidad & Tobago's Soca Warriors a 1-0 victory over El Salvador on Wednesday night and keep alive the country's slim hopes of reaching the 2010 World Cup in South... Read More...Withdrawals weaken super Jamaica team
WHAT was a super Jamaica team, which was preparing to depart for Barbados later this month for the second leg of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championship, has now weakened significantly as several of the top... Read More...