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Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts has said that the body's board had restructured the contract offered to national head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore, before his resignation on Friday. As such, he adds that the board is...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming/Staff Reporter

Although he expressed disappointment at the third-place finish by Yohan Blake in the 100m final at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia yesterday, coach Glen Mills said that the sprinter's performance through the rounds indicates that...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 11:18 PM

It's advantage Waterhouse after Monday night's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) first-leg semi-final against Arnett Gardens at the Drewsland Stadium. Tremaine Stewart netted the game's only goal 55 minutes into the contest, however,...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 11:10 PM

All the Jamaicans secured safe passage from their 200m heats inside the Carrara Stadium, at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. In the female event, Shericka Jackson was impressive in clocking a comfortable 22.87 in winning her...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 10:58 PM

Jamaica's Katherine Wynter defeated England's Chloe Le Tissier 2-0 in women's singles badminton action at the 2018 Commonwealth Games inside the Carrara Sports Arena on Australia's Gold Coast.  Wynter took the sets 21-18, 21-16...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 10:34 PMJermaine Lannaman

Former champions Excelsior High School and Innswood High School will square-off in the final of the three-day urban area ISSA/Grace Shield Under-19 Cricket Championship at the Melbourne Oval on Tuesday. The duo, who between them boast several...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 9:36 PM

It was a generally positive day for Jamaica's 400m hurdlers at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Tuesday's morning session (Monday night Jamaica time) inside the Carrara Stadium on Australia's Gold Coast.  Only Ricardo Cunningham...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 7:37 AM

All three Jamaican sprint hurdlers - including schoolboy De'Jour Russell, will compete in the 110m hurdles final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia after contrasting results. The Jamaicans women's 400m trio is also...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 7:24 AM

Yohan Blake stumbled out of the blocks but recovered well enough to win a bronze medal in the men's 100m final at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Monday.  Blake clocked 10.19 seconds to finish behind the South African...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 7:04 AM

Christania Williams and Gayon Evans both produced late bursts to win silver and bronze respectively in the women's 100m final at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Monday.  Williams, got left in the blocks but recovered...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 6:39 AM

National record holder O'Dayne Richards missed out on a medal in the shot put final at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.  Richards, who arrived at the championships as the defending champion, having won gold four years ago...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 6:29 AM

All three Jamaicans progressed to the men's 400m final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia at the Carrara Stadium on Monday.  Javon Francis, 45.38 seconds, was the pick of the lot and goes in with the second fastest...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The sudden resignation of interim national senior football coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore, in and of itself, is shocking, but the circumstances surrounding Whitmore's bombshell decision are sad and depressing indices of the crippling lack of...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence/ Gleaner Writer

Speaking from experience, Jamaica's 1998 Commonwealth Games 400m champion Sandie Richards said rest will be key to high performances at the 2018 Games currently under way on Australia's Gold Coast. Richards said rest and massage therapy will help...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment/ Sports News Coordinator

Former Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Tony James said that he does not believe that Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore's resignation from his role as interim head coach of the national senior men's football team and Leon Bailey turning down a...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright/Gleaner Writer

Jerome Waite, coach of defending champions Arnett Gardens FC, said that the two weeks off they enjoyed from the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) were a gift they made the best use of.The defending champions, like runaway leaders and favourites...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters/Gleaner Writer

PETER RAE, who will make his final pass as a motor racer this year, has confirmed his participation at the May 12-13 Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) opener set for the JamWest Motorsports and Adventure Park in Negril.Rae started racing...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Danny Welbeck scored twice to help Arsenal beat Southampton 3-2 in an English Premier League (EPL) game that ended with two sendings off yesterday.In the day's other league game, Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez scored minutes after coming...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GOLD COAST, Australia (CMC):Four-time Olympic medallist, Yohan Blake, said that he has received extra motivation to win his first Commonwealth Games gold after receiving the support of sprint legend Usain Bolt, whom he has a close friendship with....

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott /Gleaner Writer

Portmore United's coach Shavar Thomas insists that the breakdown in his team's discipline in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) first leg semi-final against Cavalier at Stadium East, yesterday, was a result of their 'passion' to get the job done...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 11:00 AM

Yohan Blake leads all qualifiers into the men's 100m final at the Commonwealth Games, after winning his semi-final on Sunday at the Carrara Stadium, with a time of 10.06 seconds.  He will, however, be the only Jamaican in the final,...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 7:52 AM

Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson finished outside the medals in the 50m butterfly final at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday after an eight place finish at the Optus Aquatic Centre. Atkinson, the 50m breaststroke silver medal winner, clocked 27....

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMCraig Butler

In recent times, many have been questioning my motives and decisions relating to professional football and the players who I manage.Some have stated unequivocally that the Jamaica Football Federation should not bow to the pre-conditions which they...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

It is easy to see what all the fuss is about where young Jamaican sprinter Briana Williams is concerned.With a personal best of 11.13 seconds, which makes her the fastest 15-year-old female in the history of the 100m and a record-breaking...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A few weeks ago, the Boys' Town community of Trench Town in west Kingston came alive in celebration of the life of one of their distinguished sons, the late, great Collie SmithThe occasion was the unveiling of a statue in his memory.Boys' Town was...

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