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Stories by Daniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | July 5, 2020 | 12:21 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With his competitive career behind him, former national distance runner Kemoy Campbell is now focusing on developing young talent, all with the hopes of one day coaching Jamaican athletes to championship success. In a recent Gleaner Sports Live...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:28 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Internationally regarded sports lawyer, Dr Emir Crowne, is advocating for the creation of a regional sports court to settle disputes involving Caribbean athletes, as he feels that costs associated with taking cases to the Court of Arbitration for...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2020 | 12:30 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

If or when Jamaican international Leon Bailey makes his move to the English Premier League (EPL), British journalist Leon Mann believes that his partnership with British sports management company Colossal Sports Management will play a huge role....

Published:Sunday | June 14, 2020 | 12:33 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WHILE JAMAICAN tae kwon do athlete Brandon Sealy awaits a return to competitive action this year, he managed to celebrate a major milestone in his young life. The 17-year-old Sealy, who is based in the United States, will be heading to Princeton...

Published:Sunday | May 31, 2020 | 12:36 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

National defender Damion Lowe says that Jamaica is no longer content with just being another difficult adversary in the region, but rather to challenge consistently for Concacaf supremacy. The 27-year-old Lowe was speaking on Thursday in a wide-...

Published:Sunday | May 24, 2020 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WORLD ATHLETICS Championships discus silver medallist Fedrick Dacres still thinks a demand exists for athletes to compete this season. However, he says that a return to competition in the current health climate will be complex. In a wide-ranging...

Published:Sunday | May 3, 2020 | 12:21 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Humble Lion head coach, Andrew Price, believes that the resumption of most football leagues around the world may not happen until the end of this summer. The coronavirus pandemic has halted leagues and tournaments globally since March. Although...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2020 | 12:21 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) chairman Solomon Sharpe says that while inactivity at Caymanas Park as a result of the coronavirus pandemic is not ideal, it will allow for renovations to the facility that will improve...

Published:Sunday | March 15, 2020 | 12:37 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Despite the collegiate basketball season coming to an abrupt end as a result of the coronavirus plaguing the United States, Jamaican basketballer Romaro Gill managed to win two regular season awards in his senior season. The seven-foot, two-inch...

Published:Sunday | March 8, 2020 | 12:45 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

World 100 and 200 metres record holder, Olympian Usain Bolt, was among those who paid tribute to award-winning photographer Bryan Cummings, who died on Friday night at the age of 56. In a post on Twitter yesterday, Bolt wrote, “RIP #BryanCummings...

Published:Sunday | March 8, 2020 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Hillel Academy and Sts Peter and Paul Preparatory captured the prep school girls and boys’ titles, respectively, at the 2020 Mayberry Investments Prep/Primary Swim Meet held at the National Aquatic Centre yesterday. Hillel accumulated 244 points to...

Published:Sunday | March 1, 2020 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Young Jamaican striker Jody Brown put on a superb scoring display as the young Reggae Girlz dismantled Bermuda 9-1 in their round of 16 game of the Under-20 Concacaf Women’s Championship at the Estadio Panamericano in the Dominican Republic...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Olympian Alia Atkinson produced an improved display in the second meet of the FINA Champion Swim Series at the Ying Dong Swimming Natatorium in Beijing, China, yesterday. Atkinson, the short course world record holder, placed second in the 50...

Published:Sunday | January 12, 2020 | 12:20 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

World Championship bronze medallist Rushell Clayton only had two weeks to bask in her achievements before getting back on track. Nonetheless, the RJRGLEANER Sportswoman of the Year nominee is determined to build on the platform created last season...

Published:Sunday | January 5, 2020 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

After her 2019 season ended prematurely at the World Athletics Championships last September in Doha, Qatar, double sprint Olympic champion Elaine Thompson Herah has overcome her injury issues and is focused on returning to top form in time to...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:47 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Newly elected Olympians Association of Jamaica (OAJ) president Marvin Anderson says that he is honoured to be given the opportunity to work towards helping to improve the lives of Jamaican Olympians. The 37-year-old replaces outgoing president...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:43 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

It seemed inevitable that Tommi Gore would be on a racetrack testing his skills against the best, after all, his father – is one of the best race car drivers in Jamaica – Douglas ‘Hollywood’ Gore. When asked who the better driver is, himself or...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:42 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican Olympian Alia Atkinson had a masterful outing in the pool last weekend as the third meet of the FINA Swimming World Cup concluded from the OCBC Aquatic Centre in Singapore. Following her 100m Breaststroke win last week in Jinan, China,...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:50 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Yona Knight-Wisdom’s stunning Pan American Games success resonated across the country, has and the Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) is eager to build on the foundations of his achievements by making sure that Jamaica’ recent fortunes...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:44 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

When Donovan Duckie returns to Mount Pleasant Football Academy to continue the club’s preparations for the upcoming Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season, manager David Galloway will be hoping that he will be able to put what has been a brutal...

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:31 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s female footballers ended their Pan American Games journey in defeat as they lost 3-1 to Paraguay in their final Group A game at the San Marcos Stadium in Lima, Peru, yesterday. Striker Jessica Martinez powered the Paraguayans to their...

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:00 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Under-17 CentroBasket Championships ended in disappointing fashion as they were smashed 115-49 by the Dominican Republic (DR) in their third and final game as group play concluded in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Friday. The Jamaicans headed...

Published:Sunday | July 21, 2019 | 12:32 AMDaniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaican swimmers Keanan Dols, Michael Gunning, and national record holder and four-time Olympian Alia Atkinson will all be looking for podium finishes when the swimming section of the FINA World Championships gets under way starting this week in...

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