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Published:Friday | May 12, 2023 | 1:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National 100 metres hurdles record holder Brittany Anderson has reaffirmed her love for track and field as she begins her road to recovery following a premature end to her 2023 campaign. Anderson confirmed via social media yesterday that she will...

Published:Wednesday | May 10, 2023 | 1:37 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

THE CONTINUED progression of Jamaican driver Alex Powell has compatriot and Rallycross driver Fraser McConnell excited at the prospect of him earning a seat in Formula One in the near future. McConnell, who is in the middle of his Extreme E series...

Published:Wednesday | May 10, 2023 | 1:34 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

AFTER POCKETING his second sub-10-second performance of the season, sprinter Oblique Seville is not focused on the pressure to live up to the elevated expectations that came with his performances last season but is committed to staying the course...

Published:Wednesday | May 10, 2023 | 1:14 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

TORNADOES SWIM Club head coach Wendy Lee is hoping a large financial commitment will provide the platform for local swimmers to get back to international competition as well as unearth the next hidden gem. Lee was speaking at yesterday’s launch of...

Published:Tuesday | May 9, 2023 | 1:02 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Describing the moment as one of the greatest honours of her career, five-time World 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce hopes that her Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award win will inspire the next generation of women in Jamaica to unlock...

Published:Tuesday | May 9, 2023 | 12:57 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While a daunting task awaits the national under-20 team in their quest to qualify for the Under-20 Women’s World Cup, head coach Hugh Bradford is focused on getting the team to be more consistent in their performances to take on the group of death...

Published:Saturday | May 6, 2023 | 1:21 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA) president Christopher Samuda is hoping that certified classifiers from the region will be the first step into widening the pool of para-athletes for future major global games. Samuda was speaking at yesterday’s...

Published:Saturday | May 6, 2023 | 12:50 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

In their first Diamond League meeting for the season, American Sha’Carri Richardson got the better of World 200 metres champion Shericka Jackson showing signs of having a strong season in her third year on the circuit. Richardson won the 100m...

Published:Friday | May 5, 2023 | 1:31 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While Jamaica Rallycross driver Fraser McConnell acknowledged the honour of getting a seat in Formula One, his main focus is only on his growth in the rallycross format in a season that has seen him achieve success and take advantage of other...

Published:Friday | May 5, 2023 | 12:57 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

After a 100 metres season debut that showed that she is ready to challenge the world at the distance, 2022 World Championships 200m champion Shericka Jackson will have the first opportunity to gauge her progress with the best as she opens her...

Published:Wednesday | May 3, 2023 | 12:58 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

THERE IS no word just yet from the Jamaica Boxing Association (JBA) or the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) on where the bodies stand on an impasse between governing body, the International Boxing Association (IBA) and breakaway body World Boxing...

Published:Monday | May 1, 2023 | 12:40 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While the mixed doubles partnership of national players Sam Ricketts and Tahlia Richardson is still young, both have credited the progress that they have made both on and off the court to put themselves in a position where they believe they can...

Published:Friday | April 28, 2023 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaican Polo player Jason Waite’s 15-year journey has culminated in a historic victory for himself and for the sport nationally with the hope it will open the door for a bright future. Waite became the first Jamaican to win the United States Open...

Published:Wednesday | April 26, 2023 | 1:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

NATIONAL BADMINTON coach Howard Ranger has stressed the importance of his most senior players providing a solid foundation for the team to thrive, as the 26th Yonex Pan Am Individual Championship begins today at GC Foster College. Ranger is...

Published:Wednesday | April 26, 2023 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

AFTER A season opener that indicates Shericka Jackson will challenge the world over the shortest of the sprints, the World Champion in the 200 metres is instead, focusing on her own improvement. Jackson stormed to a world-leading time of 10.82...

Published:Tuesday | April 25, 2023 | 12:50 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

A redemption or revenge tour is far from the mind of Olympic 110 metres hurdles champion Hansle Parchment this season. Despite a season that had unfortunate endings at the World Championships and Commonwealth Games, Parchment is keeping his focus...

Published:Saturday | April 22, 2023 | 12:54 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While being praised for his cool head in that fateful Class Two 100 metres final at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships, Calabar High’s Kahmani Gordon hopes that the chapter can be closed on the matter, describing the...

Published:Saturday | April 22, 2023 | 12:46 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

World 200 metres champion Shericka Jackson and double-double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson Herah will contest their first 100m races of the season, headlining a stacked field at Velocity Fest 13 today starting at 4:00 p.m. at the National...

Published:Wednesday | April 19, 2023 | 1:41 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

CHAPELTON MAROONS’ stay in the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) may be over after just a year, but head coach Clovis de Oliveira is adamant about finishing the domestic campaign on a high, as they face Harbour View in the second leg of their Lynk Cup...

Published:Wednesday | April 19, 2023 | 1:35 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

GIVING ASSURANCES of better planning going forward, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts says his organisation is closing in on a two-game home series, as well as an overseas camp to wrap up the national senior women’s team’...

Published:Tuesday | April 18, 2023 | 10:22 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica has qualified for the final round of the Under-20 Conacaf Women's Championship after beating Honduras 2-0 in their final group preliminary game at the National Football Stadium in Managua, Nicaragua earlier tonight. Natoya Atkinson scored a...

Published:Tuesday | April 18, 2023 | 1:11 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica must defeat Honduras tonight at 8 in their final group game of the Under-20 Concacaf Women’s preliminary round at the National Football Stadium in Managua, Nicaragua, to advance to the final round. The young Reggae Girlz enter the game tied...

Published:Tuesday | April 18, 2023 | 1:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Despite an unfortunate injury, which will alter his plans for the Reggae Girlz, national senior women’s head coach Lorne Donaldson hopes that they will get their targeted two games in June to settle on the final roster for the FIFA Women’s World...

Published:Tuesday | April 18, 2023 | 1:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Facing what he calls an uphill battle to meet their financial requirements for the 2023 Women’s World Cup campaign, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts says that he hopes the World Cup trophy coming to Jamaica will...

Published:Monday | April 17, 2023 | 1:49 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Sports Minister Olivia Grange has pledged $20 million to the national senior women's team for their ongoing 2023 Women's World Cup preparations. Grange made the announced today at the launch of the FIFA Women's World Cup Trophy tour, which started...

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