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Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:01 AMShayne Fairman

Though every year finds him leading a slightly different team, head coach Michael Clarke is expecting five-time consecutive champions Calabar High to go out and defend their ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships (Champs) title.According to...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AM

This is the week of the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships (Champs). It is not unusual in this corner of the globe, and more increasingly, elsewhere as well, for all non-related activity to be placed on hold to accommodate the news from...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Despite all the spicy ingredients that continue to flavour the run into ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships 2017 (Champs), my prediction that Kingston College (KC) will win Boys' Champs at a canter remains intact. Admittedly, my...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AMHubert Lawrence

Despite being a major doubt due to injury, Jaheel Hyde, the past World and Youth Olympic 110-metre hurdles champion, thinks Dejour Russell is heading for big things at the 2017 staging of Boys and Girls' Championships (Champs), should the 16-year-...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Jason Holder said he expects West Indies to bounce back from defeat now that they have a better idea of the Pakistan side.The lanky all-rounder felt that unfamiliarity with a number of Pakistani players, especially...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AMLivingston Scott

New St Jago boys track and field head coach, Rhansome Edwards, said it was a difficult task trying to pick up the pieces after the departure of Danny Hawthorne, who was coach at the school for 13 years.Edwards took over as head coach of the Monk...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AM

AFTER months of intense preparations, the most anticipated high school track and field event, the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships gets under way today, starting at 1:00 p.m., with defending girls' champions Edwin Allen and...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AM

NEIL HARRISON (KC)"The boys have been doing well and we have learnt from our mistakes from the past two years and we have done the corrective measurement to ensure that we do not make the same mistakes again. We are not surprised as the guys are...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Executives from FLOW, exclusive telecommunications partner for the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships (Champs) are once again revelling in the value the association brings to its brand from a consumer perspective.Head of retail...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:08 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's Alicia Ashley, the former female World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Bantamweight champion, has been given approval to challenge the current title holder, Kenyan Fatuma Zarika, for the title, within 90 days. This news was relayed to The...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC):Lewis Hamilton's woes at the Australian Grand Prix continued yesterday when he finished second behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in the Formula One season-opener at Albert Park.The 32-year-old Brit started on pole but...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

LONDON, England (AP):Jermain Defoe was struggling to contain his emotions even before scoring on his return from England exile in a 2-0 World Cup-qualifying win over Lithuania.Although Joe Hart wore the captain's armband, Defoe was allowed to lead...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Floyd Quarrie is in his fourth year at the helm of the Immaculate Conception High School track and field Team and it was a very confident coach who spoke to The Gleaner last Thursday, minutes before a training session at the Stadium East Complex."We...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Like on the Boys' side, it will be two finals on day two of competition among the Girls' at the ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships on Wednesday, as it will be the discus throw for Class 1 while it will be the shot put for...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AMRaymond Graham

Kingston College (KC) will be hoping to break their drought when competition at the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Championships gets under way on Tuesday. The team with the most wins at these Championships, with 31, will be hoping to score their...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AMRaymond Graham

Over the years, Camperdown High has had fair results at the ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships, and the east Kingston-based school has produced some outstanding sprinters, including the likes of Sandra Kidd, Revoli Campbell, Andria...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AMShayne Fairman

Since winning last season's Caribbean Premier League (CPL), the Jamaica Tallawahs might seem different, but Managing Director Ron Parikh says the team is hungry to repeat as CPL's only three-time champion.The local franchise will be looking to...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AMMarc Stamp

Boys' Town's never-give-up spirit is guiding the team away from Red Stripe Premier League relegation. The Red Brigades won their fourth game in the last five with a 1-0 triumph against neighbouring Tivoli Gardens at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Captain Nikita Miller's 26th five-wicket haul in first-class cricket helped Jamaica Scorpions halt their losing skid with a convincing 87-run victory over Trinidad and Tobago Red Force inside three days yesterday.Set a...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):A muted West Indies displayed little of the bluster that made them World champions, as they slumped to a disappointing six-wicket loss to Pakistan in the opening Twenty20 International of the four-match series yesterday.In...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AMHubert Lawrence

Former Cornwall College and Calabar High School thrower Warren Barrett and expert throws coach Marlon Gayle will be watching the Boys and Girls' Champs Class 1 shot put extra keenly. Barrett and Gayle expect big putts from reigning champion Kyle...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AM

On my way home at the end of the first day-night four-day regional game at Sabina Park last Sunday night, I felt really down, disappointed, and even embarrassed.Jamaica had lost the match scheduled for four days and nights in just under two days and...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AMRaymond Graham

An 82-strong squad has been named to represent the island at the 2017 staging of the Carifta Games, which is scheduled to take place at the Ergilio Hato Stadium, Willemstad, Curacao from April 15-17.The 22-member boys' Under-20 squad is headed by...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 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:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Following their chastening whitewash last September, West Indies are quietly hoping to return the favour on home soil when they take on Pakistan in the four-match Twenty20 International series starting at Kensington Oval...

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