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Published:Tuesday | February 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaica's football heroes versus some of Brazil's biggest names in the sport.That is what is on offer at this Friday's 'Share the Love' football friendly between a Brazilian all-star contingent that features the likes of Rivaldo and Dunga, and a...

Published:Monday | February 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

He's a man of many firsts and the 2016 Gleaner Honour Awards Man of the Year Usain Bolt again wrote his own chapter in history after becoming the first three-time recipient of the much-vaunted award on a day that saw other sporting icons being...

Published:Wednesday | February 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaica Scorpions yesterday secured the island's return to the regional one day final for the first time since the 2011-2012 season, after a 292-run hammering of defending West Indies Regional Super50 Tournament champions...

Published:Tuesday | February 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaican sprinting legend Usain Bolt thanked his fans for their support after yesterday becoming the joint most successful Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award winner, following his latest Olympic domination.Bolt, who won gold medals at the Rio 2016...

Published:Sunday | February 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson says that she is approaching the new season with greater confidence and is not shying away from the favourite title heading into the IAAF World Championships."I think I have more confidence going...

Published:Tuesday | February 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

President of the MVP Track Club Bruce James is pleased with news that embattled club member Nesta Carter will be able to resume competition even as his legal team finalises submissions for his Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) appeal.Carter was...

Published:Tuesday | February 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

The legal team representing embattled Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter is currently finalising its submission to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to appeal the sprinter's disqualification for...

Published:Monday | January 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

President of Jamaica's track and field authority, the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, is convinced that Nesta Carter's legal representatives would have a solid case on which to mount an appeal of his Beijing...

Published:Friday | January 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Unhappy about the situation, Usain Bolt said, if necessary, he would contribute to the financial cost of a possible appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), even as Nesta Carter's team of lawyers continues to assess whether there is...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2017 | 7:48 PMAndre Lowe

While the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) this morning is expecting to start receiving from team members the men's 4x100m relay gold medals won at the 2008 Olympic Games, Nesta Carter's legal team is yet to determine whether there is a strong...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

SOME OF the world’s top track and field writers are expressing shock at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision to disqualify Nesta Carter and the Jamaica 4x100m relay team from the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

 That is the assessment of Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president Mike Fennell in relation to the International Olympic Association’s decision to disqualify sprinter Nesta Carter from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and strip the...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Nesta Carter is likely to appeal his 2008 Beijing Olympic Games disqualification through the Court of Arbitration of Sports (CAS), following the International Olympic Association's (IOC) decision to strip the sprinter and Jamaica of the 4x100m relay...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Dr Warren Blake is adamant that yesterday's decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to strip Jamaica of its 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m gold medal will not have any...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 5:56 AMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Special Projects Editor - Sports Sprinting star Usain Bolt has pulled back the curtain on his Bolt All-Stars line-up ahead of the highly-anticipated inaugural season of Nitro Athletics Melbourne, with a number of heavyweights and...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Global Sports brand PUMA continues to deepen its roots in Jamaican athletics after securing the signatures of seven of the island's top athletes.PUMA, a long-time partner of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association and the Jamaica Olympic...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2017 | 7:52 PMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Special Projects Editor - Sports Global Sports Brand PUMA continues to deepen its roots in Jamaican athletics after securing the signatures of seven of the island’s top athletes. Puma, a long-time partner of the Jamaica Athletics...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Just over a month after the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) abstained from an IAAF vote in Monaco, Olivier Gers, CEO of track and field's global authority, the IAAF, notes that both bodies have put the matter to rest and are...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Usain Bolt joined Michael McCallum as the most successful male athlete in the history of the RJR Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards, while Elaine Thompson signed off...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 9:28 PMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Special Projects Editor - Sports Triple Olympics 2016 gold medal winner Usain Bolt is the 2016 RJR Sports Foundation National Sportsman of the Year. As expected, Bolt, who sprinted into the history books with first place finishes in the...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 9:29 PMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Special Projects Editor - Sports Rio 2016 standout Elaine Thompson was confirmed as Jamaica's best female sports star in the past year after winning her first RJR Sports Foundation National Sportswoman of the Year award at the...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

As a schoolboy at Manchester High Omar McLeod showed promise.A less-hyped member of Jamaica's team to the IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France, back in 2011, if not a medal magnet, McLeod, in what was his first real taste of top level...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Two-time Olympic relay gold medal winner and 100m Commonwealth Games champion Kemar Bailey-Cole has signed a multi-year deal with sports goods manufacturer Puma, in the company’s latest show of...

Published:Monday | January 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Veteran netball coach Minneth Reynolds said the time was right for her to step down as head coach for the Sunshine Girls and believes that the current crop of national senior netballers can lift the sport if given the right guidance.Reynolds, who...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaica's track and field authority is trying to silence the noise caused by its folding of the arms at a high-level IAAF meeting in Monaco a few weeks ago, but it appears its representatives in the principality - president Dr Warren Blake and...

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