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Published:Monday | February 6, 2023 | 1:21 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Former Kingston College (KC) athlete Jaydon Hibbert tasted success in his first competitive indoor outing for the University of Arkansas at the weekend. He captured the men’s triple jump with a personal best of 16.73 metres at the New Mexico...

Published:Saturday | February 4, 2023 | 1:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE 2023 local track and field season will step up a notch today with the staging of two development meets. The National Stadium will host the Youngster Goldsmith Classics while the JAAA/Puma meet is on at the Jamalco Sports Club in Clarendon....

Published:Wednesday | February 1, 2023 | 1:28 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

OUTSIDE OF prizes for top-performing high school teams at this year’s Gibson McCook Relays, its 50th anniversary celebration will also include lucrative cash incentives for the men’s and women’s 60 metres, where a total of US$50,000 (J$7,691,910)...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2023 | 1:20 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FORMER high school stars Ackera Nugent and Rosealee Cooper registered wins for their respective colleges in the 60 metres hurdles at indoor meets in the United States last weekend. Nugent, a past student of Excelsior High who is now representing...

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2023 | 1:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

For many years a number of the country’s top senior track and field athletes have opened up their competitive seasons at the Queen’s Grace Jackson Invitational meet and it will be no different this time around as several of those who have won...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2023 | 1:25 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER A two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the popular Penn Relays held in Franklinfield, Pennsylvania, returned last year where various notable changes took place. When the 127th staging get under way this year from April 27-29, there will be a...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2023 | 1:04 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Two track and field development meets are on today. G.C. Foster College will host the Central Hurdles, Throws and Relays meet while Calabar High will stage the McKenley/Wint Invitational with both meets set to begin at 8:30 a.m. At Calabar 2022...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2023 | 12:05 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

EDWIN Allen High School’s ace sprinter Bryan Levell will open his 2023 season tomorrow when he competes in the Class One 200 metres and 4x100 metres relay at the Central Hurdles and Relays meet at the GC Foster College in Spanish Town. The 19-...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2023 | 1:01 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE 2023 track and field season continues today with the staging of three JAAA development meets. Central Jamaica will host two of the meets. The Manchester High/Charlie Fuller Field Events meet will be held at Manchester High, while the JAAA/...

Published:Wednesday | January 11, 2023 | 1:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FILLING THE shoes of Michael Clarke is very difficult but Corey Bennett, the man who has single handedly put Hydel High School’s girls on the map in track and field is now the man at the helm of Calabar High School’s track and field programme and...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2023 | 12:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Calabar High School’s thrower Kobe Lawrence continued from where he left off last season after two excellent performances at the 29th staging of the Pure Water/JC/R. Danny Williams meet at the Ashenheim Stadium, Jamaica College (JC) at the weekend...

Published:Saturday | January 7, 2023 | 12:58 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The build-up for the March 28-April 1 GraceKennedy/ISSA Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships continues today with the staging of two JAAA’s development meets starting at 8:30 a.m. At the Ashenheim Stadium, Jamaica College, the 29th staging of...

Published:Sunday | December 18, 2022 | 2:47 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

GLENMUIR HIGH School’s senior netball team created history twice in seven days as the team from May Pen, Clarendon, captured their first Rural Under-19 title after beating Manchester High at the National Indoor Sports Centre before returning to...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2022 | 2:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

IT WAS one-way traffic at the Manchester High School netball courts yesterday as rural area champions Holmwood Technical and Glenmuir High overpowered urban area winners St Hugh’s High and St Catherine High to win their first all-island junior and...

Published:Friday | December 16, 2022 | 1:24 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The best junior and senior schoolgirl netball teams in the island will be crowned today. The ISSA all-island netball finals are on at Manchester High School in Mandeville. In junior action at 11:30 a.m., St Hugh’s High will take on Holmwood...

Published:Monday | December 12, 2022 | 5:36 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Following last Thursday’s exciting rural and urban schoolgirls’ netball finals inside the National Indoor Sports Centre, attention will now turn to Friday’s all- island battles at Manchester High School’s netball court. In the junior final,...

Published:Friday | December 9, 2022 | 1:29 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Glenmuir High and St Catherine High ruled supreme in the ISSA rural and urban schoolgirls netball finals at the National Indoor Sports Centre yesterday after pulling off wins over Manchester High and Gaynstead High, respectively, to win their...

Published:Thursday | December 8, 2022 | 1:30 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE COACHES heading into the schoolgirls’ ISSA Senior netball finals are oozing confidence that they will depart the National Indoor Sports Centre with the respective trophies after today’s matches. The Rural Senior final pits Glenmuir against...

Published:Wednesday | December 7, 2022 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

GLENMUIR HIGH School’s netball teams created history yesterday in the ISSA rural schoolgirl semifinals at the GC Foster College netball courts as they advanced to two finals after defeating Manchester High and Holmwood Technical in the junior and...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FORMER champions Gaynstead High and St Catherine High both made it five wins in a row in the second round of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) urban area Under 19 schoolgirls netball competition on Wednesday as they topped...

Published:Thursday | October 27, 2022 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

ST ANDREW Technical High School (STATHS) had a more comfortable win than their come-from-behind 2-1 scoreline over St Jago High would suggest as the two got their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup second-round football tie underway at the Spanish Town...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FORMER CLARENDON College daCosta Cup star Nicque Daley is the latest addition to the Mount Pleasant roster for the upcoming Jamaica Premier League (JPL) football season, which will get under way later this month. The 21-year-old Daley, who has...

Published:Wednesday | September 7, 2022 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

SHOT PUTTER Danniel Thomas Dodd will be the first Jamaican in action on today’s opening day of the grand finale of the two-day Weltklasse Zurich Diamond League Athletics meeting, where 14 Jamaicans will be vying for top prize of US$30,000 and...

Published:Monday | September 5, 2022 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Following months of intense action, the 2022 Wanda Diamond League series will come to an end with the two-day finals on Wednesday and Thursday in Zurich, Switzerland. Event winners will be crowned and in addition to collecting their cash prizes...

Published:Wednesday | August 24, 2022 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

ANOTHER GIGANTIC battle is in store for the women’s 100 metres hurdles at this Saturday’s Athletissima Lausanne Diamond League in Switzerland, as the world’s five fastest females in the event this year, led by Nigerian Tobi Amusan, will be fighting...

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