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Stories by Daniel Wheeler - Sunday Gleaner Writer

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 | 12:41 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 | 12:32 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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