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Published:Wednesday | December 1, 2021 | 10:56 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Olympian Nesta Carter says he has accepted a four-year ban given to him by the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel for the use of the banned substance Clomiphene. Clomiphene is a substance that boosts testosterone, and Carter, a now retired...

Published:Friday | November 19, 2021 | 3:50 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Camperdown High School made it three wins from as many games in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup, with a 2-1 win over St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) at Stadium East on Friday afternoon. Omar Laing converted a penalty for STATHS in the 10th...

Published:Tuesday | October 5, 2021 | 3:57 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Reggae Boy Michail Antonio has made himself unavailable for Jamaica's squad for their three FIFA World Cup qualifying matches this month. The Reggae Boyz are now in Austin, Texas where they face the United States on Thursday night, before playing...

Published:Saturday | August 21, 2021 | 4:09 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Elaine Thompson Herah continues making history. In the biggest Women's 100m race of the year outside of the Olympic Games final earlier this month, the Tokyo champion showed that her 10.61 seconds set there was no fluke. She took victory in the...

Published:Friday | August 20, 2021 | 7:14 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Olympian Shericka Jackson says her options are wide open regarding which event she will choose for next season. Jackson, a bronze medallist over 400m at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016, focused on the shorter sprints, the 100 and 200 meters ahead of...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2021 | 1:46 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Edwin Allen High School's Brandy Hall advanced to the final of the Class One Girls 100m sprint at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Thursday morning. Hall won the first semifinal in a time of...

Published:Sunday | April 4, 2021 | 12:05 AMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

With officials from the Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) deciding recently to continue efforts to stage the Jamaica Premier League this season, Chairman Christopher Williams has admitted that the competition's COVID-19 testing protocol...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2021 | 7:08 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

The Ministry of Sport has ordered the immediate shut-down of a training camp being hosted by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) at the UWI/JFF/Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence at the University of The West Indies, Mona Campus. Sport Minister...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2021 | 2:31 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

The Government has given approval for the resumption of sports, but on a case-by-case basis. The announcement was made in a press release by the Ministry of Sport on Friday afternoon. The Ministry says that provision for resumption has now been...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2021 | 2:47 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Former national striker Luton Shelton has died. Shelton passed away on Friday after suffering from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease since 2017. ALS is a progressive nervous system disease that...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 3:33 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

National striker Junior Flemmings has signed for Alabama-based Birmingham Legion in the United Soccer League (USL). Flemmings, USL's Most Valuable Player last season, was released by Phoenix Rising after an incident last season where he was alleged...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2020 | 7:05 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

National Under 23 footballer Kyle Butler has hired Tom Tavares-Finson, Donahue Martin Jr, and Sean-Christopher Castle as his lawyers as he seeks justice for an alleged assault on him by an unnamed attacker last week. A statement released by Tavares...

Published:Tuesday | December 1, 2020 | 8:05 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

The Twitter account of Kyle Butler has posted more content alleging abuse of the national Under-23 footballer. After a series of posts on Monday that alleged that the 22-year-old had been stabbed and left to bleed in an incident at Mona High School...

Published:Monday | November 30, 2020 | 8:18 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Tweets from the Twitter account of National men's Under 23 footballer Kyle Butler say he was attacked at a training session at the Mona High School in St Andrew on Monday. Allegations were made in a series of since-deleted tweets, one of which contained images of graphic...

Published:Friday | November 13, 2020 | 10:11 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Sports lawyer Dr Emir Crowne has sought to clarify uncertainty regarding Reggae Boy Junior Flemmings' status with United Soccer League club Phoenix Rising. Flemmings' club announced on Friday morning that it would be renewing the contracts of eight...

Published:Friday | November 13, 2020 | 1:02 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

National striker Junior Flemmings has not been re-signed by United Soccer League (USL) club Phoenix Rising in the United States. In what many would probably consider the best season of his career, Flemmings scored 14 goals for Rising, and won the...

Published:Wednesday | October 7, 2020 | 3:14 PMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Phoenix Rising General Manager Bobby Dulle says that the club will not appeal the United Soccer League's (USL) decision to punish striker Junior Flemmings for an alleged homophobic slur. Flemmings, who also represents Jamaica's senior men's...

Published:Friday | October 2, 2020 | 12:16 AMRachid Parchment/Assistant Sports Editor -

Junior Flemmings was having the season of his life at Phoenix Rising in the United Soccer League (USL). But an alleged anti-gay barb could turn out to be a fatal trip in the Jamaican’s football career in the United States. The second-tier football...

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