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Published:Thursday | June 10, 2021 | 6:53 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Jamaica’s senior women’s football team defeated Nigeria 1-0 in their international friendly at the BBVA Stadium in Houston, Texas on Thursday evening. Deneisha Blackwood scored the only goal of the game in the 53rd minute as the Reggae Girlz marked...

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2021 | 12:17 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Football analyst Michael Hall and former national assistant Bradley Stewart say that a biennial FIFA (Men’s) World Cup would not benefit the national programme and would be more demanding on the resources to execute. Their comments follow FIFA’s...

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2021 | 3:12 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

The Edwin Allen High School team of Aliyah Clarke, Tia Clayton, Tina Clayton, and Tonie-Ann Forbes won the Class Two Girls 4x100m title while lowering the record to 44.81 seconds at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at...

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2021 | 2:54 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Antonio Watson of Petersfield High School won the Class One Boys 200m title at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Saturday. Watson crossed the line in 20.74 seconds. Edwin Allen High School’s...

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2021 | 12:06 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Edwin Allen’s Chevonne Hall, the Class One Boys 1500m champion, took the Class One 800m title while setting a record in a time of 1:48:58 minutes at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Saturday...

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2021 | 11:31 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Jamaica College’s (JC) Javier Brown, the new 400m hurdles class one record holder, completed the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships double, winning the Class One 400m title in a time of 45.75 seconds on Saturday morning....

Published:Monday | May 10, 2021 | 9:37 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

For the second straight year, the Carifta Games, the annual athletics competition featuring the best regional junior athletes, has been cancelled. North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) General Secretary Keith...

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2021 | 12:26 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

After more than a year of inactivity, the national senior women's football team will make their competitive return as participants at United States (US) Soccer's 2021 Summer Series, scheduled to take place in Houston, Texas next month. Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | May 2, 2021 | 4:21 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

After finishing last season with his first podium appearance in the Supercar class, RallyCross driver Fraser McConnell began the 2021 campaign on a successful note, winning his first Supercar event of his career at the RallyX Nordic series at the...

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2021 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Diver Yona Knight-Wisdom has lamented the cancellation of the Diving World Cup which was scheduled for later this month, which he says has derailed his preparations for the Tokyo Olympics this summer. The Diving World Cup was expected to start on...

Published:Saturday | April 3, 2021 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Sheffield Wednesday manager and former national defender Darren Moore says that the door has not closed on a potential move for national midfielder Ravel Morrison despite the decision not to sign the player for the remainder of the season. Morrison...

Published:Friday | April 2, 2021 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

During preparations for his first full season with Belgian club Anderlecht, national defender Kemar Lawrence did not report for pre-season training in May and was absent from the club for four months. In explaining the reasons behind the hiatus,...

Published:Friday | April 2, 2021 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Ahead of his rescheduled Olympic qualifier later this month, diver Yona Knight-Wisdom finished sixth in the 3m springboard open final on the first day of the Virtual Nations Challenge yesterday. Knight-Wisdom, 25, having advanced to yesterday's...

Published:Saturday | March 27, 2021 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Fresh off his first game and first goal in Jamaican colours, forward Jamal Lowe says that he is already looking forward to future opportunities with the Reggae Boyz to cement his place within the group. Lowe, 26 years old, who plays for English...

Published:Saturday | March 27, 2021 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

President Keith Wellington says that ISSA is awaiting guidance from the Government before addressing any potential impact the new COVID-19 restrictions could have on the staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships (...

Published:Thursday | March 25, 2021 | 3:49 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

The first international game of the year for the senior men's national football team ended in defeat as they were beaten 4-1 by the United States of America (USA) at the Stadion Wiener Neustadt in Austria on Thursday afternoon. Sergiño Dest opened...

Published:Saturday | March 20, 2021 | 12:30 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

While Jamaica will go into their friendly against the United States of America (USA) on Thursday with limited preparation and personnel concerns, British journalist Rodney Hinds says that there are notable England-based players that are eager to...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2021 | 11:03 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Calabar High School track and field coach Nicholas Neuville was found dead on Monday morning in an open lot in Portmore, St Catherine. His body was found with that of an unidentified woman by passers-by. Neuville, who was a jumps coach at the...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2021 | 10:01 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Olympian Vilma Charlton received the Chairman's Award for her contribution to athletics at the 2021 RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Award ceremony held tonight. The yearly ceremony which honours the best in sporting excellence departed from...

Published:Monday | September 28, 2020 | 8:46 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Jamaica will face Costa Rica, Suriname, and a qualifier from the preliminary rounds in Group C of the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup which is set to take place from July 10 to August 1, 2021. The draw for the tournament was held moments ago in Miami,...

Published:Friday | August 28, 2020 | 7:54 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Craig Butler, adoptive father and agent of national winger Leon Bailey, has confirmed that the player is in self isolation and will miss part of Bayer Leverkusen's pre-season preparations for the upcoming Bundesliga season. Bailey was expected...

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