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Published:Wednesday | July 5, 2023 | 1:39 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

MULTIPLE OLYMPIC and world champion Usain Bolt will soon be commemorated in a value note as part of a memorabilia series honouring the best in athletics. Top Legends, a sports and entertainment memorabilia company, will be creating a series of...

Published:Tuesday | July 4, 2023 | 5:29 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica's Blaise Bicknell got rhe country's eighth medal at the CAC Games in El Salvador, earning bronze in the men's singles third-placed playoff game today. Bicknell defeated Mexican Alan Rubio 6-1, 6-7, 10-8 in their encounter in a game that...

Published:Tuesday | July 4, 2023 | 12:54 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

After a strong showing on the opening night of the Wray and Nephew Fight Night, Jamaica Boxing Association president Stephen ‘Bomber’ Jones says he is targeting these series to be the springboard for talent in all weight classes to be among the...

Published:Tuesday | July 4, 2023 | 12:50 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Former Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) executive director Renee Ann Shirley says that the consequences of athletes participating in the proposed Enhanced Games will be far-reaching, doing damage to their image in an environment that already...

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2023 | 1:26 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

In her final race before the National Championships, eight-time national 800 metres champion Natoya Goule ensured a strong performance at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne, Switzerland, yesterday. Goule, the lone Jamaican at the meet, clocked 1:...

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2023 | 12:51 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

In what he believes will be the most competitive national championships in recent memory, 2019 World Championship discus silver medallist Fedrick Dacres knows that with the strength of the throwers this season, he needs to be at his best to be on...

Published:Friday | June 30, 2023 | 1:15 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

With a combined $35 million pledged in the preparations for the World Athletics Championships, Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) president Garth Gayle was bullish not only in being able to send the strongest squad possible, but...

Published:Friday | June 30, 2023 | 1:11 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While their dream of an unprecedented place in the medal round of the Men’s Lacrosse World Championships did not materialise, national head coach Mark Wilson declared that Jamaica have planted their flag as true competitors in the arena in their...

Published:Wednesday | June 28, 2023 | 1:52 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

UNBEATEN, UNDETERRED and now undeniable. Jamaica continued to carve their slice of history in the Men’s Lacrosse World Championship, guaranteeing their highest-ever finish in the tournament’s history after beating Italy 7-6 in the first round of...

Published:Wednesday | June 28, 2023 | 1:44 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

THE SUCCESSFUL staging of the Tornadoes Invitational meet, a loaded summer slate, and increased division-one collegiate scholarships have given swimming coach, Wendy Lee, hope for young swimmers on the island. Jamaica began competing at the...

Published:Wednesday | June 28, 2023 | 1:42 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

A TRIUMPHANT return for Chinelle Henry as well as a memorable debut at home for Zaida James were some of the focal points for the West Indies women starting the ODI series against Ireland in the best way possible. The West Indies will enter their...

Published:Wednesday | June 28, 2023 | 1:37 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

IN A freshman collegiate season where World Under-20 triple jump champion, Jaydon Hibbert, has surpassed any and all expectations, University of Arkansas head coach Chris Bucknam is a proud man. Bucknam’s latest reason to be proud came yesterday...

Published:Wednesday | June 28, 2023 | 1:30 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

NATIONAL STRIKER Michail Antonio is resolute about Jamaica’s chances for another deep run in the Gold Cup despite a missed opportunity to take all three points in Saturday’s opening game against the USA. The Reggae Boyz will face group leaders...

Published:Tuesday | June 27, 2023 | 6:38 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National under-20 triple jump champion Jaydon Hibbert has been named a finalist for the Men’s Bowerman Award, the top track and field individual honour in collegiate athletics. The announcement was made today after the former Kingston College...

Published:Tuesday | June 27, 2023 | 12:30 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While the contingent assembled for the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games may not be as vast as he would have hoped for, team manager Bryan Smith is still optimistic about Jamaica being able to produce quality performances. The members of...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2023 | 12:28 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

On the back of three straight victories at the Men’s Lacrosse World Championships, national defender Tony Diallo said their form has illustrated Jamaica’s intentions in this tournament as a team that cannot be taken lightly. Jamaica followed up on...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2023 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Double-double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson Herah’s first race in two months was not just the gauge that she needed to see where she was heading into the National Championships, but winning an important battle that she felt that she was...

Published:Saturday | June 24, 2023 | 11:23 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica's 2023 Gold Cup campaign began with a 1-1 draw against reigning champions, the United States at Soldier Field in Chicago tonight. Damion Lowe got the opening goal in the 13th minute thanks to a thumping header from a Demarai Gray delivery...

Published:Saturday | June 24, 2023 | 12:51 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

After their opening win in the Men’s Lacrosse World Championship, national men’s coach Mark Wilson says that his team is embracing the challenge of wanting to be among the best, something that they hope the win will spark. Jamaica defeated Germany...

Published:Saturday | June 24, 2023 | 12:25 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

With a return of the core from their historic 2019 campaign in France, former national assistant coach Andrew Price and former national coach Charles Edwards have both expressed satisfaction with those who made the final cut to represent Jamaica at...

Published:Friday | June 23, 2023 | 12:45 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica Football Federation president Michael Ricketts says he hopes that this time there is light at the end of the tunnel after a local camp was overshadowed by events off the field as the FIFA Women’s World Cup gets closer. The Reggae Girlz...

Published:Wednesday | June 21, 2023 | 1:19 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

COMING INTO her own in what is her first professional seasion, quarter-miler Stacy Ann Williams says that she has been staying the course in a transition that has tested her but also pushed her towards the goal of making another World Athletics...

Published:Wednesday | June 21, 2023 | 1:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

NATIONAL SWIMMER Sabrina Lyn believes there is an opportunity for her and other young swimmers to take the sport forward for Jamaica in the same way that Olympian Alia Atkinson did. Lyn is in Jamaica preparing for a busy second half of 2023, which...

Published:Tuesday | June 20, 2023 | 12:47 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

With the inclusion of a longstanding target as well as one slated for the future of the senior programme, national men’s senior head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson has called on the country to back the Reggae Boyz on their Concacaf Gold Cup campaign,...

Published:Monday | June 19, 2023 | 3:33 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Everton winger Demarai Gray has been included in the final roster for the Concacaf Gold Cup. The final roster was announced this afternoon as the Reggae Boyz concluded their pre Gold Cup camp in Austria today. Head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson...

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