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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...

Published:Tuesday | August 23, 2022 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

TOP junior sprinters, twin sisters Tina and Tia Clayton, will leave the island on Thursday for Miami, Florida, where they will be ambassadors for the 5K Gallop Charity Run. The event will be staged as a fundraiser for Jamaican schools which...

Published:Saturday | August 20, 2022 | 12:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FOLLOWING Jamaica’s sweep of the medals in the women’s 100 metres final at the recent World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, Jamaicans Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Shericka Jackson and Elaine Thompson Herah, the three fastest women on the...

Published:Saturday | August 13, 2022 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

IT IS now more than three weeks since the news broke that Edwin Allen High School’s twin sisters, Tia and Tina Clayton, have foregone their high school career with a year to go and have both signed lucrative professional contracts with shoe company...

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

Cali,Colombia: HEAD COACH of Hydel High School’s girls’ track and field team, Corey Bennett, is still on cloud nine following the performances of his charges at the World Under-20 Championships in Cali, Colombia. One of those performances was...

Published:Tuesday | August 9, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Cali, Colombia: SINCE THE inception of the World Junior Championships, now known as the World Under-20 Championships, Jamaica has had great success on the track, especially in the sprint events, including relays, but in Cali, Colombia, the country...

Published:Saturday | August 6, 2022 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE QUARTET of Tia and Tina Clayton, Serena Cole, and Kerrica Hill broke the world under-20 record to cap off a day littered with medals for Jamaica at the World Under-20 Championships in Cali, Colombia, yesterday. Jamaica would end the day with...

Published:Saturday | August 6, 2022 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

DELANO KENNEDY is determined to help Jamaica to gold in the men’s 4x400 metres relay today after his disqualification in the individual final on Thursday. Kennedy, who came to the championships with a personal best, 46.58 seconds, was on course for...

Published:Friday | August 5, 2022 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Cali,Colombia: AFTER THUNDERSTORMS and heavy showers the previous day previewed Tia Clayton’s championship-record-winning gold medal, yesterday in Cali, Colombia, sunshine spelled doom for Jamaican athletes. In the men’s 400 metres final at the...

Published:Friday | August 5, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Cali, Colombia: THE JAMAICA camp in Cali, Colombia, is still in a celebratory mood following the 1-2 finish in the women’s 100 metres on Wednesday night at the World Under-20 Championships after Tina Clayton clocked national and championships...

Published:Thursday | August 4, 2022 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Cali, Colombia: A THUNDERSTORM, accompanied by heavy rains, just before the running of the men’s 200 metre semi-finals caused a long delay in the afternoon session of the World Under-20 Championships in Cali, Colombia, but that did not dampen the...

Published:Wednesday | August 3, 2022 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Cali, Colombia: LED BY excellent sprinting from Bouwahjgie Nkrumie, who finished second for silver in the men’s 100 metres in a national junior record, 10.02 seconds, Jamaican athletes put their first notches on the medal table on yesterday’s...

Published:Tuesday | August 2, 2022 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Cali, Colombia: JAMAICA’S YOUNG athletes had mixed fortunes on yesterday’s opening day of the World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Cali, Colombia, with medal contender Cedricka Williams counting as the biggest casualty. Williams failed to...

Published:Monday | August 1, 2022 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

CALI, Colombia: Jamaica’s young track and field stars will be among more than 1,500 athletes from 145 countries who will go for glory over the next six days at the World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Cali, Colombia. Tina Clayton, the...

Published:Friday | July 29, 2022 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Tina Clayton, the defending female 100 metres champion, heads a strong 45-member squad which left the island yesterday for the August 1-6 World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Cali, Colombia. The team will be hoping to emulate the island’s...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2022 | 12:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Michael Dyke, high school coach of the Clayton twins, Tina and Tia, has declined to comment on the move by the sisters to forego their final year of eligibility in Class One to become professional athletes under the guidance of MVP head coach...

Published:Wednesday | July 6, 2022 | 12:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AT THE Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, Jamaica’s women enjoyed their first sweep of medals at the global level, where Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce led a Jamaican 1-2-2 in the 100 metres. The photo finish camera could not separate her teammates, Sherone...

Published:Tuesday | July 5, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Track and field fans all over the world are eagerly awaiting the start of next week’s World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, as the 10-day spectacle is expected to produce several exhilarating clashes. After excellent results at the...

Published:Monday | July 4, 2022 | 12:37 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

With under two weeks to go before the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, athletes will be stepping up their preparations in what is expected to be one of the most eagerly anticipated championships in recent years. A number of...

Published:Wednesday | June 22, 2022 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

WHILE THE women’s senior 100 metres should take top billing at this week’s National Senior Championships, the same can be said of the juniors with the girls’ event showcasing five athletes ranked among the top seven in the world. Just two of those...

Published:Saturday | June 18, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Sprint hurdler Britany Anderson looks set to win her first national title in the 100 metres hurdles. Anderson, who is only in her second year on the international circuit, has been blowing up a storm in the event this season and will start a big...

Published:Thursday | June 16, 2022 | 12:06 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

IT HAS been a struggle over the past few years for Jamaican men in the 400 metres at the international level, and local fans will be hoping for some special performances when they turn up at next week’s National Senior Championships. A year ago, no...

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