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Published:Tuesday | July 19, 2022 | 5:39 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Eugene, Oregon: Despite still struggling with an abductor problem, World Athletics Championship silver medallist Fedrick Dacres is not looking for any excuses as he competes in the Men's Discus Throw final at on Tuesday at 8:33 p.m. Dacres...

Published:Tuesday | July 19, 2022 | 5:11 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Eugene, Oregon: National 400m hurdles champion Janieve Russell is not taking her 2022 World Athletics Championship campaign for granted. Having missed out on previous editions of the event, Russell says that she is intent on giving herself the best...

Published:Friday | April 22, 2022 | 9:40 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

A Manning Cup footballer was shot dead on Friday night in a drive-by shooting in West Kingston. The Gleaner understands that the player was celebrating his birthday when he was shot. Two other persons also received gunshot wounds. A coach at...

Published:Friday | April 15, 2022 | 12:05 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Kingston College's Jaydon Hibbert was fuelled by the crowd en route to winning the Class One long jump and triple jump titles at the 2022 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletic Championships (Champs). Now he hopes that the same energy will be...

Published:Monday | February 28, 2022 | 10:22 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Despite the absence of their captain Peyton McNamara, Jamaica's Under 20 women's team got their Under 20 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign back on track, defeating Cuba 3-0 in their second group game of the Concacaf Under-20 women's...

Published:Tuesday | February 15, 2022 | 9:39 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Jamaica finished 30th in the 2-man bobsleigh at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China on Tuesday. The team of pilot Shanwayne Stephens and brakeman Nimroy Turgott completed their third heat in a time of 1:01:54 minutes which was not fast...

Published:Friday | February 11, 2022 | 8:58 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

The national senior women's 2023 World Cup qualifying campaign received a financial boost as Sports Minister Olivia Grange has announced a contribution of $10 million to help cover the cost of their charter flight for their World Cup qualifier in...

Published:Friday | November 26, 2021 | 8:27 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

Jamaica College (JC) head coach Davion Ferguson says that he is focused on his players doing their jobs as they take on many-time champions St George's College in Group A of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup today at Stadium East at 3 p.m. After three...

Published:Tuesday | November 16, 2021 | 7:18 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -

A spate of missed opportunities of the second half in Jamaica's Concacaf World Cup qualifier at the national stadium on Tuesday saw them coming away with a 1-1 draw. The Reggae Boyz, who had clawed their way back into the encounter at half time...

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...

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