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Published:Tuesday | June 30, 2015 | 2:26 PMAinsley Walters

CAPTAIN Nicholas Dusard oozed confidence yesterday as he discussed medal prospects of the seven-man Jamaica combined martial arts squad to this weekend's International Sports Karate Association's United States Open in Orlando, Florida.Booked to...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

SHECKEMA CUNNINGHAM, the country's most decorated female martial artist, is tasked with ensuring Jamaica open the International Sports Karate Association US Open with a bang in Orlando, Florida, next Thursday.Cunningham, 30, captains a three-member...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 4:20 PMAinsley Walters

Nicholas Dusard and Jason McKay each won gold medals on Saturday at the third New York Legacy Cup as Jamaica's martial artists continue preparations for next month's US Open in Orlando, Florida.Dusard, captain of Jamaica's combined martial arts team...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

JAMAICA's Nicholas Dusard returned home with a bronze medal from the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) World Championship in Lido de Jesolo, Italy, last week, marking a successful return from a shoulder surgery.Put to the knife after leading...

Published:Thursday | May 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

CAYMANAS Track Limited (CTL) reported a marked increase in sales last Saturday, a record $39.6m, the year's biggest turnover for an average raceday, as the McKay Security Caymanas Live Entertainment Series continues to impact betting at the Portmore...

Published:Thursday | May 14, 2015 | 4:48 PMAinsley Walters

OMAR Walker will be aboard a Wayne DaCosta-trained horse for the first time in almost three years, when he partners SEEKING MY DREAM in next Saturday's Lotto Classic Governor's Cup.DaCosta on Thursday confirmed his former stable jockey to partner...

Published:Sunday | May 3, 2015 | 4:37 PMAinsley Walters

JAMAICA yesterday closed the International Sports Kickboxing Association's (ISKA) World Championship with their richest ever haul, 11 medals, adding six silver and two bronze in Portimao, Algarve, Portugal.Following Subrina Richards and Akino...

Published:Saturday | May 2, 2015 | 4:22 PMAinsley Walters

AKINO LINDSAY yesterday handed Jamaica their second gold medal on day three of the International Sports Kickboxing Association's (ISKA) World Championships in Portimao, Portugal.Lindsay, an 18-year-old Hydel Group of Schools student, is the second...

Published:Friday | May 1, 2015 | 5:43 PMAinsley Walters

MERL GROVE HIGH schoolgirl Subrina Richards yesterday became the first Jamaican female to win an International Sports Kickboxing Association gold medal, beating England's Lianna Jones in the lightweight final in in Portimao, Portugal.The 18-year-old...

Published:Wednesday | April 29, 2015 | 7:05 PMAinsley Walters

JAMAICA's martial artists are making their first shot at a world title for the year. Six members of the combined team and two junior fighters from Kingston Taekwon-Do bowed into action yesterday at the International Sport Kickboxing Association's (...

Published:Tuesday | April 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

ADRIAN MOORE on Saturday won the lightweight title and grand championship at the Ultimate Taekwon-Do Challenge in Tenafly, New Jersey.Moore swept past fellow Jamaican John Lindo and United States' Marc Akta, the 2013 International Taekwon-Do...

Published:Thursday | April 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

DEFENDING champions Calabar High turned back Jamaica College in Saturday's final of the Mighty Fist Jamaica Taekwon-Do Open to take a 3-1 lead in the McKay Security Taekwon-Do Sports League. Calabar have won three of four tournaments contested since...

Published:Wednesday | April 22, 2015 | 3:10 PMAinsley Walters

Jamaica will field a massive squad of 20 for Saturday's Ultimate Tae Kwon Do Challenge at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Tenafly, New Jersey.Coaches Claude Chin and Jason McKay will lead a 10-member unit comprising members of Jamaica's combined...

Published:Friday | April 17, 2015 | 2:20 PMAinsley Walters

FRANK Garcia, owner and director of Universal Shooting Academy in Frostproof, Florida, said Jamaica could reap significant economic benefits if the country maintains high standards at events such as last weekend's Jamaica Invitational Pistol...

Published:Thursday | April 16, 2015 | 7:17 PMAinsley Walters

Gleaner WriterJAMAICA's combined martial arts team has thrown its sponsorship weight behind Kenneth Edwards as the London 2012 Olympian prepares for World Taekwon-Do Federation (WTF) qualifiers ahead of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil....

Published:Monday | April 13, 2015 | 11:07 AMAinsley Walters

JAMAICA on Saturday won five gold medals in as many divisions entered at the International Taekwon-Do Federation's (ITF) African Taekwon-Do Cup in Pretoria, South Africa.Olympian Kenneth Edwards and Subrina Richards, Jamaica's top-ranked male and...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2015 | 8:29 PMAinsley Walters

FRENCH grandmaster, Eric Grauffel, on Saturday stamped his class to emerge high overall Limited Division winner at the Jamaica Invitational Pistol Tournament at the Jamaica Rifle Association's Mountain View Range in St Andrew.A six-time World Shoot...

Published:Saturday | April 11, 2015 | 3:36 PMAinsley Walters

SEIDO Karate fighter Greagon Taylor has been thrown in at the deep end of the martial arts pool for the April 29 to May 3 International Sports Kickboxing Association (ISKA) World Championships in Portimao, Algarve, Portugal.The 31-year-old Jamaica...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

JAMAICA's Kenneth Edwards and Subrina Richards head a five-fighter squad to Saturday's International Taekwon-Do Federation's (ITF) African Taekwon-Do Cup in Pretoria, South Africa. The African Taekwon-Do Cup is among the events marking the 60th...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Jamaica's top pistol shooters, led by Grandmaster Lesgar 'Speedy' Murdock and Master Andrew Yapp, will take on one of the world's most celebrated champions this weekend, six-time World Shoot winner, Frenchman Eric Grafuell.

Published:Saturday | April 4, 2015 | 3:44 PMAinsley Walters

VETERAN Tony Johnson, Ryan Bramwell, and Andy Yapp were high overall winners of their respective divisions at last Sunday's (March 29) Easter Xtravaganza pistol shoot at Woodleigh range in May Pen, Clarendon.Johnson scored 690.26 points to win the...

Published:Friday | April 3, 2015 | 3:13 PMAinsley Walters

SPONSOR McKay Security has committed to another year of the Caymanas Entertainment Live Series following Caymanas Track Limited's (CTL) announcement of increased betting on racedays when the popular series hosts top acts at the Portmore racetrack....

Published:Thursday | March 26, 2015 | 5:08 PMAinsley Walters

RUNNING has become a standard for fitness, both at a casual and competitive level, crossing over into non-track-and-field sporting activities whose participants now include sprinting as anaerobic exercise for maximum performance.Two of Jamaica's...

Published:Thursday | March 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Boys and Girls' Championships passed this weekend with its usual fanfare of 'world's biggest high-school track and field meet' tag line, old boys and school faithful beating chests, slapping backs and high-fiving with eyes on the 'transfer market'...

Published:Thursday | March 19, 2015 | 2:12 PMAinsley Walters

Mass confusion has engulfed the horseracing industry since Finance Minister Peter Phillips announced in Parliament what was termed as "removal of duties on racehorse breeding stock", effective April 1.Ambiguities in Minister Phillips' Budget text...

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