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Stories by Rachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2021 | 12:12 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

JAMAICA’S SPORTING industry is a male-dominated one, but Paula Pinnock is one woman who has made her mark in the field. Noted as one of the leaders in the field of Sports Management, Pinnock has taken the experience she has gained to establish Free...

Published:Sunday | August 22, 2021 | 12:07 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Jamaica’s female sprint stars maintain their dominance on the world stage, even as Elaine Thompson-Herah continues to make history. In the biggest Women’s 100m race of the year outside of the Olympic Games final earlier this month, the Tokyo...

Published:Sunday | July 4, 2021 | 12:10 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Sports lawyer Dr Emir Crowne says the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) 30-day ban imposed on American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson is too light. The body sanctioned Richardson on Monday, June 28, after she tested positive for 11-nor-9-...

Published:Friday | April 9, 2021 | 12:19 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Concacaf President Victor Montagliani says Jamaica has a realistic chance of winning the Gold Cup tournament this summer. The Reggae Boyz lost to Mexico 3-1 in the 2015 final under then head coach Winfried Schäfer. Then a 2-1 loss to the United...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

ISSA President Keith Wellington says he is open to the idea of using a younger cohort of referees in schoolboy football, to address the match official shortage across its competitions. Wellington recently said that there is a need for more referees...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:15 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Although many athletes, coaches and administrators are eager for the return of sports locally, those from the combat sport fraternity are a bit hesitant about activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a combat sport that...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:14 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) President Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven is keenly watching the ongoing biosecure Test series between hosts England and the Windies to see what can be replicated and implemented locally, with the association planning a...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:14 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Tajay Gayle and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, 2019’s respective RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year, are navigating different challenges relative to where they are in their careers. The rhetoric regarding Fraser-Pryce’s...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

LIMA, Peru: Head coach Donald Hawthorne says he is overjoyed at Jamaica’s record medal haul here at the Pan American Games. The black, green, and gold finished with 19 medals overall, 17 in track and field. That puts the nation 13th on the overall...

Published:Friday | August 9, 2019 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Rachid Parchment, Assistant Sports Editor LIMA, Peru: National women’s shot put record holder Danniel Thomas-Dodd is now also the Pan American Games record holder. Thomas-Dodd threw a distance of 19.55m, which is also a new national record,...

Published:Thursday | August 8, 2019 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Rachid Parchment Assistant Sports Editor LIMA, Peru: Shericka Jackson brought Jamaica its fourth gold medal here at the Pan American Games in the Women’s 400m final this afternoon. Jackson clocked 50.73 seconds to finish ahead of Mexico...

Published:Tuesday | August 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Rachid Parchment, Assistant Sports Editor LIMA, Peru: Medal favourite Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce booked her ticket to the Women’s 200m final at the Pan American Games at the Videna Sports Village this afternoon with an easy win in her heat....

Published:Sunday | April 21, 2019 | 12:40 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt says the body will be working even closer with The University of the West Indies (UWI) to develop its High Performance System (HPS). The HPS is an initiative created by CWI to address what it...

Published:Sunday | April 7, 2019 | 12:22 AMRachid Parchment - Assistant Sports Editor

National senior women’s football team head coach Hue Menzies has urged a strong showing from his Reggae Girlz as they face hosts South Africa in a friendly international game this morning. The team is still preparing for its historic debut in the...

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