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Stories by Daniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

THE NEWEST addition to the national senior coaching staff, led by head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson, is under no illusions about the task that he has in front of him. However, freshly minted assistant coach John Wall has a cautiously optimistic...

Published:Sunday | September 25, 2022 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

THE SHORT-TERM plans for Jamaica national senior men’s head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson will be focused on Argentina in their international friendly on Tuesday. However, Technical Director Wendell Downswell says that the 55-year-old, along with his...

Published:Sunday | September 18, 2022 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

THE REACTIONS to describe Norman Manley High School’s head coach Shane Gage were relief and a sense of satisfaction after their narrow 1-0 win over Tarrant High in their Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Digicel Manning Cup football...

Published:Sunday | September 18, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

STRONG DEFENSIVE mind, risk-taker, smooth operator, team-oriented. These are only some of the traits used to describe the new senior men’s national team head coach, Heimir Hallgrimsson, by Icelandic journalist Guðmundur Ásgeirsson and Runólfur...

Published:Sunday | September 4, 2022 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

NATIONAL INTERIM women’s head coach Lorne Donaldson says that, despite Jamaica’s 1-0 defeat to South Korea in Saturday’s international friendly, he is more focused on how the team responds to unfamiliar situations in their preparations for the...

Published:Sunday | September 4, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Jamaican winger Leon Bailey chose the perfect moment to score his first English Premier League (EPL) goal in almost a year, helping to stop his club’s poor form and deny Manchester City the top spot in the league in their 1-1 draw at Villa Park...

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

WORLD 200M Champion Shericka Jackson continued her strong 2022 campaign as she led Jamaica’s profitable medal haul on Day Two of the 2022 NACAC Championships in Freeport, Bahamas yesterday. Jackson won the women’s 100m, clocking 10.82 seconds in a...

Published:Sunday | August 21, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

IN THE absence of interim national senior men’s head coach Paul Hall, Merron Gordon says that taking charge of the Reggae Boyz for the upcoming four-team invitational tournament in Austria is as much an opportunity for him as it is for the players...

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: IT WAS not gold for the Jamaican women in the 4x100m relays but they added another medal to their tally as the World Athletics Championships head into its final day. The team of Kemba Nelson, double sprint Olympic champion Elaine...

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: SHAUNAE MILLER-Uibo’s 400m résumé is now complete after capturing the title at the World Athletics Championships on Friday, adding to her two Olympic titles. Now she turns her attention to the half-lap discipline with excitement and...

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: FIVE-TIME WORLD 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s legacy among the greatest sprinters in history is already secured. But the fire still burns in the 35-year-old and, with her consistent performances, and after winning her 13th...

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon MIDDLE-DISTANCE RUNNER Navasky Anderson’s first World Athletics Championships campaign may have been brief, but it has lit a fire, a fire that makes his training partner and sports hero, Canadian Marco Arop, proud. Arop has...

Published:Sunday | July 17, 2022 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: THE NOW former World champion long jumper Tajay Gayle described his ability to compete in Friday’s final at the World Athletics Championships as miraculous and is grateful, despite the outcome. Although dealing with the effects of...

Published:Sunday | July 17, 2022 | 12:13 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: THE JAMAICAN fans in Hayward Field didn’t have to wait long to see their women display their strengths in the 100-metre heats on yesterday’s second day of the World Athletics Championships. Reigning World 100m champion Shelly-Ann...

Published:Sunday | July 17, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: NATIONAL TRIPLE jumper Ackelia Smith looked up to the likes of World Championships silver medallist Shanieka Ricketts and Kimberly Williams as she has risen through the ranks. Now, she will join them in the women’s triple jump final...

Published:Sunday | July 10, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

SINCE THE 2008 Olympic Games, Usain Bolt had operated in a class by himself in the sprints, holding every major title on offer and answering every question asked of him regarding his ability to perform on the big stage, save for the false start at...

Published:Sunday | July 3, 2022 | 12:13 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

SHOULD HARBOUR View head coach take the club back to the summit of Jamaican football, it would not only be a personal triumph, according to him, but a dedication to the Harbour View community and the memory of one of the club’s stalwarts. Harbour...

Published:Sunday | July 3, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

FOR HIS entire career, Olympic and World Championships medallist, James Beckford, carried the torch for Jamaica as its first-ever World Championships long jump medal winner. Beckford was the only Jamaican man on the podium in the event at a major...

Published:Sunday | July 3, 2022 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

JAMAICA FOOTBALL Federation (JFF) vice president Raymond Anderson says that they are looking to get clarity on how Jamaica Premier League 2022 finalists Harbour View and Dunbeholden will operate in Conacaf’s new competition ecosystem next year....

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2022 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

TO HER delight, University of Oregon graduate Kemba Nelson’s 2022 ‘redemption season’ ended in exultation after she secured her first senior championship team and announced herself to the professional ranks on Friday. Nelson erased the memories of...

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

IN THE words of Chinese general and philosopher Sun Tzu, author of The Art of War, “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity”. The 2011 World Championships provided the chaos of a false start in the men’s 100m final, incredibly from the...

Published:Sunday | June 19, 2022 | 12:15 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

JAMAICA WERE seconds away from a narrow defeat to start their Under-20 Concacaf Championship campaign. However, English-born striker Jahmari Clarke, with their final chance, became the hero as his late penalty earned Jamaica a 1-1 draw with Costa...

Published:Sunday | June 19, 2022 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

FOUR-TIME 100-METRE World Champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ensured that her final 100m race before this weekend’s National Senior Championships was used to send a message to the field of her intent to capture an unprecedented fifth world title....

Published:Sunday | June 19, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

The World Championships are coming and Jamaicans all over the world are looking forward to the showpiece track and field event they have done well at since its first staging all the way back in 1983. In the weeks approaching the World...

Published:Sunday | June 12, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

AFTER EQUALLING her personal best in the 100 metres in Kingston a week ago, Olympic 4x100m gold medalist Briana Williams hopes to continue that form at the New York City (NYC) Grand Prix this afternoon, starting at midday. Williams will be part of...

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