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Published:Monday | June 19, 2023 | 9:57 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica were defeated by Jordan 2-1 in their international friendly at the Wiener Neustadt Ergo Arena in Austria this morning. Cory Burke gave the Reggae Boyz the lead from the penalty spot in the 39th minute but second-half goals from Mahmoud Al...

Published:Saturday | June 17, 2023 | 1:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While it was a strong day in the field for Hydel Prep, the pendulum swung the way of Mona Prep as they soared into pole position yesterday heading into today’s final day of the JISA/Little Caesars National Prep Schools Athletics Championships at...

Published:Saturday | June 17, 2023 | 12:53 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Reigning inter-secondary girls’ Class Three high jump champion Zavien Bernard didn’t think that she would be stepping into the role of coach this early in her life. But she and other members of Hydel High have been imparting their knowledge to the...

Published:Friday | June 16, 2023 | 1:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) says it will be working hard to rectify the issues outlined by the national senior women’s team, which expressed “utmost disappointment” in the federation ahead of the Women’s World Cup next month. In a...

Published:Friday | June 16, 2023 | 12:59 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The fifth stop on the Diamond League circuit saw mixed performances from the Jamaicans on show, highlighted by a season’s best effort from 2019 World Championships bronze medallist Rushell Clayton. Clayton finished second in the women’s 400m...

Published:Friday | June 16, 2023 | 12:28 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Thanks to strong showing in the field, Our Lady of the Angels Preparatory have taken the early lead in the three-day JISA/Little Caesars Prep School National Athletics Championships, which began yesterday at the National Stadium. Our Lady of the...

Published:Thursday | June 15, 2023 | 1:35 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

TRACK AND field coach Matthue Tapper’s commitment to nurturing the track and field stars of tomorrow was the catalyst behind the formation of Tapp Track Academy, a home where he not only hopes the future of the sport will come from but also for a...

Published:Wednesday | June 14, 2023 | 1:25 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

BALANCING WORK, fatherhood and athletics has been the challenge of late for Olympian Alex Rose, but the 31-year-old discus thrower has found the medium while having a strong 2023 campaign. Rose took the discus title at the Racers Grand Prix on June...

Published:Wednesday | June 14, 2023 | 1:04 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

AS PREPARATIONS continue for the Concacaf Gold Cup, national defender Amari’i Bell is determined to play a more pivotal role than his last encounter to get Jamaica to a historic maiden continental title win. The team members are currently in...

Published:Wednesday | June 14, 2023 | 1:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

TRACK AND Field coach Matteu Tapper will have the opportunity to take charge of a high school programme having been named St Andrew High School’s new head coach, a position that he feels ready for and is relishing. Tapper was speaking at his Tapp...

Published:Tuesday | June 13, 2023 | 12:36 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

After a landmark moment for local hockey, Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF) president Fabian Stewart is hoping that the momentum can be used to gain the necessary corporate backing not only for hosting future international tournaments but to assist...

Published:Saturday | June 10, 2023 | 12:47 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While there were mixed results for the Jamaicans at yesterday’s Paris Diamond League meet, it was also a night where world records fell, headlined by another stunning performance from World and Olympic 1500 metres champion Faith Kipyegon. Multiple...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2023 | 1:20 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

As the Hockey5s Pan American Cup enters its final weekend, international players have been grateful for the hospitality that Jamaica has shown them as first-time hosts. Jamaica were awarded hosting duties, with Jamaica Hockey Federation president...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2023 | 12:41 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Former world 100 metres champion Yohan Blake will be hoping to clock his first sub-10 performance of the season as he headlines a small Jamaican contingent at the Diamond League meet in Paris starting at 11:57 a.m. Jamaica time. Blake will line up...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2023 | 12:16 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

In the space of six months, Davion Ferguson is on the verge of title success both at the schoolboy and top-flight levels. And while his journey to Mount Pleasant as the second in command to head coach Theodore Whitmore has not been without...

Published:Wednesday | June 7, 2023 | 1:19 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

WHILE IT was a difficult final day of group play for the Jamaican women, the Jamaican men produced a performance of grit to continue their charge on yesterday’s third day of the Hockey5s Pan American Cup at the Mona Hockey Field. The men edged...

Published:Wednesday | June 7, 2023 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

WHILE IT has not been an ideal season for sprinter Briana Williams so far, being able to keep out of the treatment room for the past few weeks has been beneficial enough for her to get into ideal shape with the National Championships four weeks...

Published:Tuesday | June 6, 2023 | 9:43 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Netball Jamaica announced a squad to the World Cup this morning led by captain Jhaniele Fowler and a major championship tournament return for Romelda Aiken-George. The 15-member squad, led by head coach, Connie Francis, will include Crystal Plummer...

Published:Tuesday | June 6, 2023 | 12:42 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National men’s hockey co-captain Shemar Gordon hopes that their gutsy maiden victory in the Hockey5s Pan American Cup will be the turning point to propel them to a strong run for the rest of tournament as day two ended at the Mona Hockey Field...

Published:Tuesday | June 6, 2023 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

With a reset of her goals this season, world 200 metres champion Shericka Jackson is manifesting her desires for the 100 metres, hoping it will lead to a World title. Jackson clocked a meet record of 10.78 seconds at last Saturday’s Racers Grand...

Published:Monday | June 5, 2023 | 12:27 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The heavens might have opened and some of the highlighted stars were missing, but the return of the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday gave the Jamaican crowd at the National Stadium a night of season-changing performances, with international stars...

Published:Saturday | June 3, 2023 | 1:20 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

In her first season as a professional, quarter-miler Charokee Young is finding out the rigours of the highest level, relying on a change in mindset to push her to her goals this season. Young will be competing tonight in the 400m at the Racers...

Published:Saturday | June 3, 2023 | 12:48 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

On the brink of their first opportunity to qualify for the Hockey5s World Cup next year, Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF) technical director Dr Michelle Holt says she is targeting the performance of the Jamaican women as a stepping stone to what is...

Published:Saturday | June 3, 2023 | 12:41 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While it was a difficult outing for the Jamaicans at yesterday’s Diamond League meet in Florence, it was highlighted by a world record-breaking performance from Olympic and World 1500 metres champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya. Only three Jamaicans...

Published:Saturday | June 3, 2023 | 12:31 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Racers Track Club chairman and meet director Glen Mills is targeting fans being treated to competitive action as the Racers Grand Prix makes its return today at the National Stadium starting at 6 p.m. A strong cast of stars are expected to light up...

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