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Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Olympian Dr Gregory Haughton says that a great deal of emphasis should be placed on mental training for the country's track and field athletes if the nation wants to maintain its dominance in the sport.Speaking to The Sunday Gleaner after giving the...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:23 AMRobert Bailey

Portmore United's Ricardo Morris has expressed his delight after he netted his first goal of the season to carry his team to a hard-fought 1-0 win over Montego Bay United (MBU) in their Red Stripe Premier League encounter at the Spanish Town Prison...

Published:Sunday | November 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Head coach of St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS), Omar Wedderburn, says his team is now highly motivated after they knocked defending champions Kingston College (KC) out of this year's ISSA Champions Cup, after an exciting 6-5 penalty shoot-out victory...

Published:Sunday | October 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Camperdown High are seeking their first Manning Cup title in 36 years, and they appear set to seal a semi-final spot ahead of one of North Street's kingpins in this year's competition.Yesterday, the east Kingston-based Camperdown remained on course...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:31 AMRobert Bailey

Despite her failure to record a victory from 11 mounts so far, female apprentice jockey Abigail Able, is remaining confident that she will soon past the winning post in front. Able along with fellow jockeys Tamicka Lawrence and Samantha...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 11:12 PMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will be aiming to whitewash rivals England Roses when both teams meet in game three of the Three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre this evening. The Jamaicans, who have won the first two matches...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls clinched the Three-Test Lasco Sunshine Netball Series against England at the National Indoor Sports Centre last night with an impressive 58-39 victory in Game Two.Head coach Marvette Anderson was extremely pleased with the...

Published:Sunday | October 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Brendon Freckleton netted a five-timer to lead Calabar to a 12-0 victory over Ardenne High in Group B and a spot in the second round of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition yesterday.Freckleton netted his goals in the second, ninth, 13th, 30th,...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

A confident Sunshine Girls unit will take on Caribbean rivals Trinidad and Tobago in their opening match of their two-Test series at National Indoor Sports Centre today. Match time is 5 p.m.The Marvette Anderson-coached Sunshine Girls are ranked...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Andrew Peart, coach of defending champions Jamaica College (JC), said yesterday's close 3-2 victory over Hydel High in Group F of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition will help to build his team's confidence in its quest to retain the title....

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 9:40 PMRobert Bailey

Calabar High school track and field star Dejour Russell believes there should be no conflict between academics and sports in schools, noting that student athletes must put their education first at all times. Russell, who is current ISSA/...

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey

Assistant coach of Jamaica's senior women's netball team, Winston Nevers, said the Sunshine Girls have intensified their preparations ahead of their two-match and three-Test series against Trinidad and Tobago and England, respectively....

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Sunshine Girls defender Shamera Sterling has added another accolade to her impressive season this year after she was named a Gilbert Brand Ambassador.Sterling told The Sunday Gleaner that she was delighted as Gilbert is one of the most recognised...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

St George's College's assistant coach, Marcel Gayle, hailed his team's goalscoring form following their 6-1 victory over Cumberland High in a ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup match at Winchester Park yesterday.Chantomoi Taylor (fourth and 21st), Damani...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Former national striker Ricardo Fuller says he is very close to fulfilling his lifelong dream of becoming a certified coach. He is now in the final stages of obtaining his UEFA B licence in England.Fuller, who presented Stoke City in the English...

Published:Saturday | August 25, 2018 | 8:39 PMRobert Bailey

Kingston College’s (KC) head coach Ludlow Bernard was a relieved man yesterday after his team scored late at Winchester Park to earn a 1-1 draw against rivals St George’s College and a share of the 2018 Roper Cup. ...

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 3:23 PMRobert Bailey

Digicel and Wisynco have been confirmed as the new title sponsors of this year’s ISSA schoolboy football competitions.  The announcement was made during a press briefing at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston today.  Digicel,...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Harbour View's central defender Christopher Harvey is aiming to end his career with a big bang by leading his club to next season's Red Stripe Premier League title.The 35-year-old Harvey, who has been at the club for 18 years, told The Sunday...

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Boys' Town recorded a stunning 3-0 victory over last year's champions, Cavalier, to win the 2018 Alliance MoneyGram/KSAFA Under-17 title at the Excelsior High School yesterday.Boys' Town, who were securing their second hold on the title, were led to...

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown has declared that her first book, entitled 'Inside Out, Activate The Power Within You', is geared at inspiring people who are facing challenging times in their lives.Campbell-Brown, one of the most...

Published:Sunday | July 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica's Lesgar 'Speedy' Murdock won his second title yesterday at the Pan American Handgun Championships when he captured the Open Division shoot-off at the Jamaica Rifle Association on Mountain View Avenue in Kingston.Murdock, who won the Open...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Goal attack Hasana Williams turned in a brilliant all-round performance to lead Excelsior High to an easy 46-27 victory over Holmwood Technical in the final of the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Champion of Champions High Schools...

Published:Wednesday | July 11, 2018 | 11:14 PMRobert Bailey

West Indies captain Jason Holder says the regional side is focused on winning their two-Test series against Bangladesh when both sides clash in the second and final match at Sabina Park today.The West Indies lead the series 1-0 after their massive...

Published:Tuesday | July 10, 2018 | 11:12 PMRobert Bailey

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson heads Jamaica's 40-member to this year's inaugural staging of Athletics World Cup, which will be in London from July 14 - 15.Jamaica's team also includes Olympic sprint champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey

With less than two-weeks to go before the start of the 31st staging of the Caribbean Junior Golf Championships, chairperson for the Junior Golfers arm of the Jamaica Golf Association, Alison Reid, said she is extremely confident of her youngsters...

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