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Published:Monday | August 8, 2022 | 12:08 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

STAR GOAL shooter Jhaniele Fowler highlighted how much the past week has meant to Jamaican netball though the Sunshine Girls’ magnificent run to a first-ever Commonwealth Games final ended in a 55-51 defeat to Australia. After a historic and...

Published:Saturday | August 6, 2022 | 12:11 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

SHANIEKA RICKETTS cited dedication and her close support crew as she finally turned silver into gold by claiming the triple jump crown with a new Commonwealth Games record yesterday. On a cold Birmingham night, not conducive to quality athletic...

Published:Friday | August 5, 2022 | 12:15 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

RASHEED BROADBELL ran the race of his life to provide a golden lining to the cloud left by the withdrawal of Olympic champion Hansle Parchment from the 110m hurdles final. Broadbell ran a sensational 13.08 seconds to equal the 28-year-old...

Published:Friday | August 5, 2022 | 12:13 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

BARELY 12 hours after celebrating gold in the 100m final, Elaine Thompson Herah returned to the track to comfortably ease through the heats of the 200m. Jamaica’s Commonwealth sprint queen clocked a commanding 22.80 seconds – the second fastest of...

Published:Friday | August 5, 2022 | 12:13 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

Jhaniele Fowler described her side as “incredible” after Jamaica’s netball stars were left dancing in the National Exhibition Centre Arena following their historic 57-55 comeback victory over Australia yesterday. The Sunshine Girls trailed by as...

Published:Thursday | August 4, 2022 | 12:13 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

ELAINE THOMPSON-HERAH put any disappointments from the recent World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, behind her by storming to an emphatic victory in the Commonwealth Games 100m final in Birmingham, England, yesterday. Jamaica’s double...

Published:Thursday | August 4, 2022 | 12:11 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

RISING 800-METRE star Navasky Anderson put his recent World Championship disappointment behind him by battling through to Sunday’s Commonwealth Games final as the fastest non-automatic (top three) qualifier from the three heats. The 22-year-old two...

Published:Wednesday | August 3, 2022 | 12:10 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

JAMAICA’S CHRISTOPHER Binnie, the 33-year-old former top 100 squash player, was eliminated from this year’s singles in Sunday’s Round of 32, but insists that he is ready to answer the call if he is able and selected again for Australia. Binnie, who...

Published:Tuesday | August 2, 2022 | 12:07 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

THERE HAVE been countless big shows at the National Exhibition Centre but not so many greater than the record ‘ton-up’ performance of the Sunshine Girls en route to a 103-24 demolition of a plucky-but-outclassed Barbados. The relentless stream of...

Published:Monday | August 1, 2022 | 12:09 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

BIRMINGHAM, England The president of World Rugby and former England Grand Slam winning captain Sir Bill Beaumont, now 70, has insisted that the development of the game’s lesser-heralded countries was high on their priority list and cited the...

Published:Saturday | July 30, 2022 | 12:10 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

BIRMINGHAM, England: Captain Conan Osborne admitted that Jamaica’s introduction to the 2022 Commonwealth Games Rugby Sevens was a sobering baptism of fire after crashing to a 62-0 opening game defeat against Australia. The ‘Crocs’ went on to also...

Published:Saturday | July 30, 2022 | 12:07 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

BIRMINGHAM, England: Jamaica eased to a comfortable but not an overwhelming victory at the start of their bid to improve on their bronze medals in the last two and three of the past five Commonwealth Games. Gold medal favourites Australia and...

Published:Saturday | October 30, 2021 | 12:09 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

Jamaica Reggae Warriors lead coach Jermaine Coleman has said that it’s vital that his squad keeps its unity ahead of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, postponed and now scheduled for late 2022 due to COVID-19. Coleman’s team is the first Caribbean...

Published:Monday | October 25, 2021 | 12:07 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

Featherstone, England: Jamaica staged a staggering comeback to snatch a famous draw against Scotland in their latest preparation game yesterday ahead of next year’s Rugby League World Cup. Scotland, ranked ninth in the world before the game, led 30...

Published:Friday | October 15, 2021 | 12:08 AMKeith McGhie/Contributor

Jermaine Coleman hopes that two tough games in 10 days will provide a sizeable stepping stone on the way to preparing Jamaica’s rugby league squad to make their World Cup debut next year. The country’s 13-a-side rugby team face England Knights – a...

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