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Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Barbados are set to replace South Africa in the Sunshine Girls’ Tri-nation international series, which is scheduled to take place at the National Indoor Sports Centre next month. The series will be held from October 10-22. The Sunday Gleaner has...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Social Development Commission (SDC) National Community Twenty20 cricket competition has been suspended indefinitely in light of the Government of Jamaica’s new COVID-19 curfew restrictions. On Wednesday, September 15, Prime Minister Andrew...

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Fresh off winning her fourth consecutive Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in the Suncorp Super Netball League in Australia, Sunshine Girls captain Jhaniele Fowler said she is looking forward to the team’s Tri-Nation series against South Africa and...

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Cavalier and Waterhouse moved closer to securing spots in the play-offs of the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) after contrasting victories over Molynes United and Mount Pleasant Academy yesterday. Collin Anderson netted a double to lead Cavalier to a...

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PRESIDENT OF the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), Keith Wellington, said his organisation is forging ahead with plans to start high school boys’ football competitions in October. The main competitions are the Manning Cup, which is...

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

KEVIN COWAN, agent for Jamaican football players Kaheem Parris and Norman Campbell, said they were both disappointed after being left out of the Reggae Boyz team for last month’s CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament in the United States. Cowan, who is...

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Donovan Duckie, head coach of Vere United, expressed surprise at his team’s outstanding early showing in this year’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL), this after they defeated Harbour View 3-2 to move to the top of the points standings. The game was...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 12:53 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Having netted the first double in this season’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL) competition, Cavalier’s striker Shaniel Thomas has now set his sights on winning this year’s Golden Boot award in the tournament. Thomas netted his goals in the 59th and...

Published:Sunday | July 11, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Harbour View striker Oquassa Chong is proving to be very difficult for his opponents to stop in this year’s Jamaica Premier League competition. His spectacular performance helped the Stars of the East to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Mount...

Published:Sunday | July 4, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of Tennis Jamaica (TJ) John Azar has lauded the country’s national senior team for their outstanding performance after they secured promotion to Group Two of the Davis Cup competition in Panama City yesterday. The Jamaicans defeated The...

Published:Sunday | July 4, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Freshly minted Manchester City striker, Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw, says she is looking forward to starting her experience with the English Women’s Super League team, and has underlined her desire to help the team to trophies this season. Shaw, who...

Published:Sunday | July 4, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With Tropical Storm Elsa expected to dump over eight inches of rainfall on the island over the next few days, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) said they will do an assessment of the Caymanas Park facility before they decide...

Published:Sunday | June 27, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of Tennis Jamaica (TJ) John Azar said his association is close to employing the services of a technical director to oversee the national programme. Azar told The Sunday Gleaner that Tennis Jamaica has been without a national director for...

Published:Sunday | June 27, 2021 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce described her 100m bronze as one of her favourite ever medals. It might have seemed like a weird comment considering her bulging medal cabinet, which at that time already boasted several...

Published:Sunday | June 27, 2021 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Still overcome with grief after a fatal car accident which claimed the life of his best friend in 2017 and paralysed him for months, Jamaican sprinter Michael Campbell could hardly contain his emotions after competing in the semi-finals of the men’...

Published:Sunday | June 20, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Known during the earlier stages of his career to be a bullish, no-nonsense defender, Shawn Lawes has pointed to his experiences as a father, which he credits for his improved patience and leadership qualities on and off the field. The Waterhouse...

Published:Sunday | June 20, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With Jamaica’s best track and field athletes set to descend on the National Stadium on Thursday for the National Junior and Senior Championships, chairman of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association’s (JAAA) organising committee, Ludlow...

Published:Sunday | June 20, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Head coach of Sprintec, Maurice Wilson, said while quarter-miler Demish Gaye is not fully fit going into this week’s National Senior Championships, he is expecting his star athlete to run well enough to make Jamaica’s team to this year’s Olympic...

Published:Sunday | June 13, 2021 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With increasing calls for an improvement to the entertainment value for visitors to the facility, Lorna Gooden, General Manager of Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), said her organisation has been implementing a number of...

Published:Sunday | June 6, 2021 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Reggae Girlz striker Khadija Shaw ended her campaign in the Feminine Division 1, France’s top-flight women’s league, as the top scorer in the competition this season, with 22 goals, after scoring in Bordeaux’s loss to Guingamp yesterday. The 24-...

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2021 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Having completed a second surgery on his right shoulder a week ago, claiming apprentice jockey Raddesh Roman has described the last four months as the most difficult period of his career in the saddle. Roman has been out of the saddle since...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2021 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Tricia Robinson, says that with the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to curtail the island’s netball programme, the association is working hard to put everything in place for the resumption of the National Elite...

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

After more than a year without any netball activities in the country, Netball Jamaica (NJ) has now received approval from the Government for the Sunshine Girls to return to training this week. President Tricia Robinson told The Sunday Gleaner that...

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

After his outstanding showing at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs), Jamaica College’s (JC) Javier Brown is now targeting a spot on Jamaica’s senior men’s team to the Olympic Games in the 400m hurdles event this...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2021 | 12:28 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Solomon Sharpe, chairman of Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL), said construction work on a brand new BetMakers trainers’ pavilion will commence shortly at Caymanas Park. The construction of the facility is part of a $75-...

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