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Published:Wednesday | September 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

The Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) is moving to resolve the problems which have forced the postponement of the start of the 2017-18 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season.The RSPL was set to start on September 3, but the Jamaica Football...

Published:Sunday | September 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

K'NRG Management has announced that its client, Kemahl 'The Hitman' Russell's, boxing match for the Junior North American Boxing Federation (NABF) Middleweight title against American Ian 'The General' Green will be live streamed via the internet.The...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) presidential candidate Ambassador Stewart Stephenson has said that should he be elected, he would be reviewing the number of games youngsters are made to play in the local schoolboy football season each year....

Published:Thursday | August 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) presidential candidate, Ambassador Stewart Stephenson, has officially unveiled his campaign manifesto ahead of the elections on September 16.At a breakfast ceremony yesterday at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel before...

Published:Wednesday | August 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

This year's staging of the Jamaica National (JN) Foundation Heroes in Act!on Run/Walk will take place with the aim of benefiting the Trelawny Infirmary in Falmouth.This year's staging takes place on October 15 and starts at the Falmouth Pier with a...

Published:Wednesday | August 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Sport Minister Olivia Grange has said that the statue commissioned to honour sprint legend Usain Bolt will be officially unveiled on Heroes' weekend.Grange said that it will be placed at Statue Park at the National Stadium in Kingston, but there are...

Published:Friday | August 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Sport minister Olivia Grange has said that the Government has "big plans" for the upgrading of the Trelawny Stadium.Grange made the announcement while speaking at the Jamaica Tallawahs' official team brunch at the Melbourne Cricket Club on Thursday...

Published:Wednesday | August 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz return to the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port-of-Spain to face regional rivals and hosts Trinidad and Tobago (T...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Amateur Body Building and Fitness Association (JABBFA) official Matthew Smith-Barrett has said that this year's National Championships and Fitness Expo, set for the Alfred Sangster Auditorium at the University of Technology on Friday and...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

I Fight Promotions founder Chris Joy has said that he has two fights lined up for two-time Wray and Nephew Contender champion Sakima 'The Mauler' Mullings if he is interested in them.Joy said that Mullings can face DeMarcus 'Chop Chop' Corley in...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Kemahl 'The Hitman' Russell has officially put pen to paper on a three-year contract with Real Deal Boxing, with the aim of getting more matches booked in the near future.Real Deal Boxing is headed by four-time World Heavyweight champion Evander '...

Published:Friday | August 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Newly crowned Wray and Nephew Contender Series Champion Sakima 'The Mauler' Mullings says that he still has a lot left to offer to boxing and aims to compete at the highest level for another number of years.Mullings defeated Canadian Phil Rose in...

Published:Sunday | August 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica has always been renowned for producing some of the very best of the world's athletes and, as such, the question of 'how the country does it' has always been asked.Scientists have travelled from all around the world to the island to try to...

Published:Thursday | August 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

As Usain Bolt prepares to close one chapter of his life on the track, Jamaicans have made it clear they want to see him go no further than the sidelines where he would help mould the careers of upcoming athletics stars. A Gleaner-commissioned Bill...

Published:Thursday | August 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Dr Emir Crowne, the legal representative of 400 metres sprinter Riker Hylton, has praised the Independent Anti-Doping Panel (IADP) for what he describes as specific reasoning in its decision to clear the athlete of anti-doping violation charges...

Published:Thursday | August 3, 2017 | 11:08 AMRachid Parchment

The Independent Anti-Doping Panel (IADP) has ruled that 400m sprinter Riker Hylton be cleared of charges related to Article 2.3 of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission's (JADCO) rules. JADCO had alleged that Hylton failed or evaded...

Published:Wednesday | August 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

University of the West Indies Vice Chancellor Sir Hilary Beckles, in speaking of the role the institution's new Faculty of Sport will play, has criticised the state of Test cricket in the region, saying it has collapsed.Speaking recently at the...

Published:Wednesday | July 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

The University of the West Indies (UWI) officially launched its new Faculty of Sport at the Mona Campus yesterday. This is the first faculty established by the institution since the Faculty of Law, 40 years ago.The faculty will begin operating in...

Published:Wednesday | July 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Netball Jamaica president Dr Paula Daley-Morris has said that preparations by the senior netball team for the upcoming Caribbean Netball Championship are going well and that there is no conflict within the team, which began training on Monday.Daley-...

Published:Wednesday | July 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Sakima 'The Mauler' Mullings becomes the first ever two time Wray & Nephew Contender Boxing Series champion after a sixth round technical knockout win over Canadian Phil 'The Assassin' Rose at the Mico University College last...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Whether the Wray and Nephew Contender Series title returns to Jamaica or stays away for at least another year will be decided this evening as Sakima 'The Mauler' Mullings faces Phil 'The Assassin' Rose at the Mico University College.Mullings,...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Sakima 'The Mauler' Mullings is one of the boxers who consistently fills venues locally when placed on a fight card. Because of this popularity, he says that he feels a responsibility to the Jamaican public to return the Wray...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Promoters of the Wray and Nephew Contender Series will meet to decide how to handle the clash that has been caused between the competition's grand final and the CONCACAF Gold Cup final, which sees Jamaica and the USA kicking off at around the same...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Phil 'The Assassin' Rose, one of this season's Wray and Nephew Contender Series finalists, aims to win the competition to grow his reputation in professional boxing. However, he is also seeking to become the first Canadian to put the...

Published:Wednesday | July 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica's Yona Knight-Wisdom is frustrated after going out at the first round in the men's 3-metre springboard diving event at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, last Wednesday.Knight-Wisdom finished 28th out of 56 but missed out on...

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