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Published:Saturday | October 19, 2019 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Vauxhall High secured their place in the second round of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup after battling to a 2-2 draw with Wolmer’s in the final Group E game at Windward Road yesterday. Wolmer’s, who were already assured their passage to the last 16,...

Published:Friday | October 18, 2019 | 12:27 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

The fate of Group A teams St Jago High School and Cumberland High School will be decided as the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup group phase ­concludes today. Jago will travel to Spanish Town Road to face Haile Selassie High School at 1 p.m., knowing that...

Published:Thursday | October 17, 2019 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Secretary General Garth Gayle believes that the proposed changes to the World Athletics (IAAF) marketing and advertising policy present an opportunity for both the association and the athletes to...

Published:Wednesday | October 16, 2019 | 1:38 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

At long last, Danusia Francis has captured her Olympic dream. The 25-year-old gymnast booked her place innext year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, recently after a stellar showing at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart,...

Published:Monday | October 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Dunbeholden will wonder how they were not able to take advantage of the numerous opportunities they had on goal. Humble Lion will be kicking themselves for letting the golden opportunity they had to win it deep into stoppage time slip. But both...

Published:Monday | October 14, 2019 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Hydel High School continue their search for a spot in the second round of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition in their rescheduled Group D fixture against St Mary’s College today at 1 p.m. The reigning Walker Cup champions are in third place...

Published:Saturday | October 12, 2019 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Windies cricketer Chris Gayle will take his talents into the signature watch industry. The 40-year-old Jamaican has partnered with Hagley West Watches, as well as co-founders and cricket lovers Tim Hayden and Jayden Levitt. Hayden, company CEO,...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:22 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Fraser McConnell became Jamaica’s first every rallycross champion with victory in the final of the ARX2 Rallycross meet in Lexington, Ohio on Sunday. Rallycross is a form of motorsport that takes placed on a closed multisurface racing circuit, with...

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 12:19 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Shericka Jackson came home after the London World Championships in 2017 bitterly disappointed in her performance. She failed to medal in the women’s 400m and was part of the 4x400m relay team that did not finish the race. She arrived last night at...

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 12:18 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce arriving back on home soil with championship medals is a sight that Jamaica has gotten used to. But this particular homecoming was more poignant as the Jamaican sprinter arrived last night at the Norman Manley International...

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 12:16 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Wolmer’s Boys School closed the gap on Group E leaders Jamaica College with a 3-0 win over Tarrant High School in their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game yesterday at the Stadium East field. The Maroons are yet to be beaten in this year’s campaign,...

Published:Tuesday | October 8, 2019 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica IAAF World Championships team head coach Maurice Wilson says that the state of local track and field is strong after the team’s performances in Doha, Qatar. Wilson was speaking to reporters as a contingent of athletes arrived in the island...

Published:Monday | October 7, 2019 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United passed their toughest test of the season so far, defeating Mount Pleasant FA 1-0 in their Red Stripe Premier League fixture at the Drewsland Stadium yesterday. Rayan Brown scored the only goal of the game in the 39th minute,...

Published:Saturday | October 5, 2019 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

The Duhaney Park Red Sharks look to take another step forward towards back-to-back titles when they face the GC Angels in the semi-final of the Jamaica Rugby League Association (JRLA) National Knockout Competition at the Duhaney Park Mini Stadium...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican sprinters Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce, Elaine Thompson and Jonielle Smith will look to add to Jamaica's medal count as the IAAF World Athletics Championships continues today from Doha, Qatar. The semi-finals of the women's 100m will...

Published:Tuesday | September 24, 2019 | 12:31 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel chairman Kent Gammon says that proceedings went smoothly on day one of the three-day hearing into a positive test returned in June by national sprinter Briana Williams. The hearing is being held at the...

Published:Monday | September 23, 2019 | 12:25 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

The immediate sprinting future of Jamaican junior athlete Briana Williams will be determined when the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (IADP) begins to hear her case today at the Eden Gardens Wellness Resort and Spa at 10a.m. . The...

Published:Saturday | September 21, 2019 | 12:19 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s future tennis stars will be on display when the KingAlarm 2019 Tournament Series gets under way today at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre. The tournament will feature junior players from across the island competing in boys and girls singles...

Published:Saturday | September 21, 2019 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven, is calling on the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and the Jamaica Tallawahs to do more to advance the development of cricket in Jamaica. He stated that while there have been...

Published:Thursday | September 19, 2019 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica College (JC) will face Innswood High at their Old Hope Road base today at 3:30 p.m. in ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup action in their first game since Monday’s lightning-affected match against Wolmer’s at Stadium East. Five players, including two...

Published:Wednesday | September 18, 2019 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Inclement weather interrupted yesterday’s action in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup as a number of matches from the day’s 15-game slate were called off on account lightning in the area. In Group G, defending champions Kingston College (KC) were...

Published:Tuesday | September 17, 2019 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Hydel High bounced back from their loss on Friday to Camperdown with a 2-0 win away to Group D rivals Tivoli Gardens High in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup during an eventful day in the competition yesterday. Midfielder Tryces Simms did the damage...

Published:Monday | September 16, 2019 | 12:20 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

Group E’s top two teams will put their undefeated records on the line as many-time champions Jamaica College (JC) face Wolmer’s Boys’ School in ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup action at the Stadium East Field today at 3:30 p.m. Tipped by many as the...

Published:Monday | September 16, 2019 | 12:18 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

The saying goes that “it’s not how you start but how you finish.” However, that is no comfort to Portmore United at the moment as they are still waiting for their first win of the Red Stripe Premier League season. The defending champions are still...

Published:Saturday | September 14, 2019 | 12:21 AMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer

When UWI FC scored their second goal against Molynes United in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) match last Sunday, there was an uneasy feeling that Molynes’ home opener was going to end on a sour note. But they rallied back from the deficit...

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