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Published:Friday | March 10, 2023 | 8:37 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Wolmer’s Girls’ School’s Natrece East and Calabar High School's Khamani Gordon laid down claims to make the team to the Carifta Games with strong performaces in the Under 17 100m heats at the Carifta Trials this evening at the National Stadium....

Published:Friday | March 10, 2023 | 8:08 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

In her first season at the University of Arkansas, 2021 World Under-20 100m hurdles champion Ackera Nugent made a statement at the NCAA Indoor Championships in New Mexico, setting a new national record in the 60-metre hurdles. Nugent clocked 7.72...

Published:Friday | March 10, 2023 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The overseas recruitment of players will continue under national senior men’s head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson, with his goal of building talent that will reap rewards in the long term for Jamaican football. Hallgrimsson is preparing to make his home...

Published:Thursday | March 9, 2023 | 1:06 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

THE DEFENSIVE solidity of Jamaica’s national senior women’s team has been a question that needs answers from the technical staff as they intensify preparations for this summer’s Women’s World Cup. However, national assistant coach Xavier Gilbert...

Published:Wednesday | March 8, 2023 | 1:16 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

WITH AN eye towards this summer’s Gold Cup, national senior men’s head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson described his first national team selection of 2023 as an opportunity to see who will be a part of his first tournament team. The 25-man squad for the...

Published:Tuesday | March 7, 2023 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The sprint double may not be in the future at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) for Kingston College’s Bouwahjgie Nkrumie but he is adamant about delivering in the event at some point this season, guaranteeing...

Published:Saturday | March 4, 2023 | 12:59 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The conditions were far from favourable but Kingston College’s (KC) Bouwahjgie Nkrumie still stamped his class to become Corporate Area 100 metres champion before teasing that a sub-10 performance this season is possible. Nkrumie’s run was the...

Published:Friday | March 3, 2023 | 12:51 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

With increased confidence from her first major title and a more refined process, Commonwealth Games high jump champion Lamara Distin is already seeing progress in her 2023 campaign, which she hopes will continue manifesting the dreams that she has...

Published:Thursday | March 2, 2023 | 1:03 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

AS THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) faces criticism regarding plans to allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to participate in next year’s Olympics, Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda is against any boycott of...

Published:Wednesday | March 1, 2023 | 1:01 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

WITH A more fleshed-out concept and vision, president of the Jamaica Paralympic Association Christopher Samuda says he is hoping that this year’s National Paralympic Day activities will see increased visibility and support for para-athletes. Samuda...

Published:Tuesday | February 28, 2023 | 1:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Edith Dalton James coach Godfrey Walcott may not have wanted to overly rely on the abilities of striker Danishca Rattray but her five-star performance fuelled a second-half surge which pushed her team to a 6-2 win over Ardenne High in their ISSA/...

Published:Tuesday | February 28, 2023 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

With the feeling of completing a season without any consequential injuries the biggest motivator, 2019 World Championships 400 metres hurdles bronze medallist Rushell Clayton says she is excited to push herself further in 2023 given how high the...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2023 | 9:40 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Hydel High School asserted their dominance and set a new meet record while Jamaica College displayed strong outings in the 4x200 metres at the Gibson McCook Relays this evening at the National Stadium. Hydel captured the Girls’ 4x200-metre open...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2023 | 9:12 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

MVP Track Club's Tina Clayton and Titans’ Ackeem Blake registered wins on the track and earned hefty paydays in their 60-metre events at the Gibson McCook Relays this evening at the National Stadium. In a reshuffled women's final, Clayton earned...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2023 | 8:43 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The Girls’ 4x100 metres tonight at the Gibson McCook Relays inside the National Stadium were highlighted by strong performances from Hydel High and a difficult day at the office for Edwin Allen High School. Hydel High scored two victories from...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2023 | 6:30 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Kingston College (KC) won two of the four Boys’ 4x100-metre finals at the 50th anniversary of the Gibson McCook Relays at the National Stadium this evening. KC won the Class One event in 40.14 seconds with Jamaica College crossing the tape second...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2023 | 12:22 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National midfielder Ravel Morrison’s days at Major League soccer club DC United seem to be numbered as he is reportedly no longer in the team’s plans for the upcoming season. Morrison, 30, who signed with the team last July has not been registered...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2023 | 12:15 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Although keeping his cards close to the vest, Wolmer’s High School for Girls’ head coach Michael Carr has promised that Jamaica will feel their presence at this year’s ISSA/Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships particularly his...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2023 | 1:00 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

From aspiring gymnast to promising attacker for the national senior women’s team. The journey of Reggae Girl Kameron Simmonds has been one of diligent hard work and embarking on her own path in football, one that her father Gregory is adamant will...

Published:Thursday | February 23, 2023 | 12:54 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

ACKNOWLEDGING THE failures in capitalising on Jamaica’s brand power in sports, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) General Secretary Dennis Chung said the foundation that is being built with national senior men’s head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson will...

Published:Wednesday | February 22, 2023 | 1:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

IN OUTLINING the path to the 2026 World Cup, national head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson emphasised the need for immediate investment in cultivating young talent, which he believes will be key to qualification. Hallgrimsson was speaking yesterday at a...

Published:Tuesday | February 21, 2023 | 12:44 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

While he has been moulding and shaping athletes at Wolmer’s Girls for years, track and field coach Michael Carr did not rule out a return to his alma mater, St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS), but was humbled by the recognition given by his...

Published:Tuesday | February 21, 2023 | 12:27 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

National senior women’s head coach Lorne Donaldson is not taking his eye off the long-term goal of constructing a team good enough to challenge at the FIFA Women’s World Cup despite difficult results in their Cup of Nations tournament run. The...

Published:Sunday | February 19, 2023 | 6:14 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica's Reggae Girlz were defeated 3-2 by the Czech Republic in their second Cup of Nations group game at the Commbank Arena in Sydney, Australia today. Andrea Staskova opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 24th minute after Satara...

Published:Saturday | February 18, 2023 | 10:19 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica's Under-17 World Cup hopes came to an end after suffering a 2-1 defeat to Guatemala in their Concacaf Under-17 Championship round-of-16 game tonight at the Estadio Mateo Flores in Guatemala. Selvin Sagastume opened the scoring in the...

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