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Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:20 AMRaymond Graham

Coach of Excelsior High's netball team, Christopher Smart, has warned his rivals that the defending champions will be difficult to dethrone in this year's ISSA senior urban schoolgirls competition."We have lost 50 per cent of last year's winning...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 9:00 AMRaymond Graham

THE Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston will host an Inter-Regional Conference on the 'Strategic Use of Intellectual Property in Sport'.The two-day event starts today and will be hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:00 AMRaymond Graham

DEFENDING ISSA urban senior schoolgirl netball champions Excelsior High and their rural counterparts Denbigh High will start the defence of their titles when both competitions get under way this week.Action in the Corporate Area will commence on...

Published:Saturday | September 16, 2017 | 9:14 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaica Intercollegiate Sports Association (Intercol Jamaica) president Dalton Myers stood firm in the face of the expected fireworks which met him at the association's Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Montego Bay Community College on Thursday....

Published:Saturday | September 16, 2017 | 9:00 AMRaymond Graham

IT is now official. Kingston College's athletes can now use their new 350-metre, six-lane synthetic track, following its official opening ceremony yesterday at the Melbourne Park campus of the school on Elletson Road. The new facility will be known...

Published:Monday | September 11, 2017 | 9:00 AMRaymond Graham

MVP Track Club athlete Jordan Scott, formerly of Mannings School and Petersfield High, died in a car crash on Hope Road yesterday morning. Fellow sprinter Michael Campbell, also of MVP, was a passenger in the car and has been admitted to the...

Published:Monday | September 11, 2017 | 9:00 AMRaymond Graham

With more than 250 new students enrolled, the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport is celebrating its highest intake of students in over three years, for the 2017-18 academic year."For the first time in the last three years, the...

Published:Thursday | September 7, 2017 | 9:19 AMRaymond Graham

AFTER spending the past 10 years as head track and field coach at Johnson C. Smith, a Division II college in Charlotte, North Carolina, Lennox Graham has left to join fellow Jamaican Mark Elliot at Division I outfit Clemson University in South...

Published:Monday | August 28, 2017 | 8:00 AMRaymond Graham

WORLD Championships 100m semi-finalist Julian Forte was in blistering form yesterday as he had the best performance by a Jamaican at the Berlin ISTAF World Challenge Meet after clocking a personal best of 9.91 seconds to win the men's 100m sprint....

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 8:00 AMRaymond Graham

WHEN Shashalee Forbes of G.C. Foster College won the women's 100 metres at the World University Games in Chinese Taipei last Thursday, it marked the second time an athlete from that institution had mined gold at the Games. The first was Rasheed...

Published:Saturday | August 26, 2017 | 8:00 AMRaymond Graham

G.C. Foster College's Shashalee Forbes is still celebrating her gold medal in the women's 100 metres at the 29th World University Games (WUG) in Chinese Taipei on Thursday.Forbes, an IAAF World Championships relay bronze medallist, won the event...

Published:Thursday | August 24, 2017 | 8:33 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaica is off the mark at the World University Games in Chinese Taipei with a gold medal in the women's 100 metres. World  Championships 4x100 metres bronze medallist , Shashalee Forbes, won the event on Thursday in 11.18 seconds. The G.C...

Published:Tuesday | August 22, 2017 | 8:00 AMRaymond Graham

FOUR Jamaicans are currently at the 29th World University Games in Chinese Taipei representing the country in two different sports. Three will do so in track and field and one in swimming.The GC Foster College's Sashalee Forbes is one of two females...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 8:00 AMRaymond Graham

The 16th IAAF World Championships is now history. It is one which fans of local track and field will want to forget as quickly as possible as Jamaica walked away with just four medals - one gold and three bronze - to finish 16th overall.This is...

Published:Tuesday | August 1, 2017 | 8:00 AMRaymond Graham

YEARS ago, Jamaica's female sprint hurdlers were forces to be reckoned with at the international level as the likes of Brigitte Foster-Hylton, Delloreen Ennis-London, Dionne Rose-Henley, Michelle Freeman, and Lacena Golding-Clarke were right there...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 7:00 AMRaymond Graham

It's Usain Bolt's final IAAF World Championships, and he should sign off with gold in the men's 100 metres.Despite a low-keyed season where he has only competed three times, with only one sub-10 seconds, 9.95, in Monaco, Bolt will not be beaten and...

Published:Saturday | July 29, 2017 | 7:00 AMRaymond Graham

TWO years ago at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, Jamaica walked away with 12 medals seven gold, two silver and three bronze to finish second on the medals table, behind Kenya with 16.It was a steady improvement by the country as two...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 7:00 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaica picked up two more medals on yesterday's final day of competition of the 19th Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru, as Petersfield High's Kevin Nedrick and the Boys 4x400m relay team mined silver. The country ended the meet...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 7:00 AMRaymond Graham

Athletes from Sprintec Track Club, already in London for next month''s IAAF World Championships, were in action at the Loughborough Permit Meet yesterday.Five athletes - Ronda Whyte, Natasha Morrison, Yanique Thompson, Aneisha McLaughlin, and Demish...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 7:00 AMRaymond Graham

Christopher Taylor clocked an impressive 20.38 seconds to mine gold in the 200 metres at the XIX Junior Pan American Championships in Trujillo, Peru, yesterday.Overall, Jamaica picked up three more medals on yesterday's second day to add to the two...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:43 PMRaymond Graham

Christopher Taylor won Jamaica's first gold medal at the X1X Junior Pan Am Championships in Trujillo, Peru today.     Competing in the half lap event for the first time at an international meet, the Taylor clocked...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AMRaymond Graham

Tissana Hickling and Kevin Nedrick won medals for Jamaica on yesterday's opening day of the Junior Pan Am Championships in Trujillo, Peru.Hickling picked up silver in the girls' long jump after finishing second with 6.36m metres. America Tara Davis...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:27 PMRaymond Graham

Five Jamaicans, led by overseas-based sprint hurdler Damion Thomas, have advanced to the finals of their events set for later today following competition in today's morning first session of the X1X  Junior Pan Am Championships in Trujillo...

Published:Tuesday | July 18, 2017 | 7:00 AMRaymond Graham

WITHOUT a doubt, Janieve 'Jellyfish' Russell has been the country's most consistent and top women's 400m hurdler this season. However, in three weeks, at the World Championships, Russell will have to watch that race from the stands or at home, as...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 7:00 AMRaymond Graham

Rabat, Morocco:ON a night when there were mixed results for Jamaican athletes here on the 10th leg of the IAAF Diamond League, the very dependable Elaine Thompson shone the brightest as she stretched her 100m wins to 14 in a row, capturing another...

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