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Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Christopher Bender, coach of Camperdown High and Wolmer's Boys coach, Alex Thomas, both expressed delight after their teams booked berths in the quarterfinals of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition, following contrasting second round results at...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

As the news spread last week ago about Luton Shelton's battle with the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), two of his former national team-mates have expressed shock at the 32- year-old's challenge.The illness affects Shelton's nerve cells...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior netball head coach Marvette Anderson said there is still a lot more work to be done ahead of next year's World Championships despite their recent 3-0 series victory over rivals England Roses at the National Indoor Sports Centre.The...

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls completed a 3-0 series whitewash victory over rivals England Roses after their 58-43 in game three of their three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre last evening. The victory was the second...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

David Lalor, head coach of Calabar, said they will be going all out to ensure that they secure one of two best third-place spots and a place in the second round, when they take on cellar-dwellers Ardenne in Group B of ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will be aiming for a series victory today when they take on rivals England Roses in Game Two of their three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre. Match time is 6 p.m.The Sunshine Girls, ranked...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Captain Jhaniele Fowler turned in a scintillating shooting display to lead Jamaica's Sunshine Girls to an impressive 55-43 victory over rivals England in the opening match of their three-Test Lasco Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With the one-point defeat to rivals England Roses in the semi-finals at this year's Commonwealth Games still etched in their minds, Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will be seeking revenge against their fierce rivals, when both teams meet in the opening...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Shamera Sterling produced an impressive defensive display to lead Jamaica's Sunshine Girls to a 51-40 victory in game two of their Lasco Sunshine Netball Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC) last night.The Sunshine Girls, who rested...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior women's netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler-Reid said she is hoping to put on a better performance for local fans in Game Two of their two-Test LASCO series against Trinidad and Tobago tomorrow at the National Indoor Sports Centre....

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

England Roses head coach, Tracey Neville, says her team is highly motivated and very confident ahead of their three-Test series against Jamaica's Sunshine Girls. The matches will be played on October 11, 13 and 15 at the National Indoor Sports...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Captain of Jamaica's senior netball team, Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, says that this month's Test series against Trinidad and Tobago and rivals England are both very important in their quest to secure a medal at next year's World Championships.The...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Paulton Gordon, president of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA), says his administration stands to benefit significantly from hosting this year's second staging of the Jamaica Basketball Classic, which involves eight collegiate teams from the...

Published:Tuesday | October 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions head coach Robert Samuels said is he is confident that the country can win this year's Regional Super50 tournament, which will be held in Barbados.The Scorpions performed very poorly in last year's tournament, where they failed to...

Published:Saturday | September 29, 2018 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

As they set off to embark on their career in the horse-racing industry, female apprentice jockeys Abigail Able, Samantha Fletcher and Tamicka Lawrence are all looking forward to the challenges of competing in the male-dominated sport.Able and...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of Cricket West Indies (CWI), Dave Cameron, said his organisation will be seeking the best individual to replace Stuart Law as head coach of the regional team, pointing out that at temporary solution will be examined with the aim of...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Dave Cameron said he is very disappointed with Stuart Law's decision to resign as head coach of the regional senior men's team.Cameron told The Gleaner yesterday that Law's decision to quit to post comes as...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

It was a carnival like atmosphere inside the Drax Hall Stadium as hundreds of spectators turned out to cheer on big spenders and newcomers Mount Pleasant Academy in their first home game of the season against Waterhouse FC in the Red Stripe Premier...

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Richard Longmore, general manager of the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC), said he is expecting great things from this year's graduating of class of apprentices.Nineteen apprentices graduated from the Jockeys Training School on Thursday, during a...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Sunshine Girls goalshooter Thristina Harwood has set her sights on winning her second Most Valuable Player (MVP) award at next month's World Fast5 Netball Championships in Australia.The 24-year-old Harwood, who won the MVP award in 2013, said she...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having recovered from a groin injury, Montego Bay United striker Dino Williams says he has been working hard in training to improve his fitness ahead of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), which begins tomorrow.The 28-year-old Williams, who...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Christopher Bender, head coach of Camperdown High, expects a tough encounter when his team travels to Maxfield Park today to face Norman Manley in Group C of their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup.Camperdown, who last won the competition in 1982, will be...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Michael Ricketts, says the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) competition forms a very critical part of the development of the sport in the country.Speaking to The Gleaner following yesterday's launch...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

National defender Michael Hector says that the national programme is heading in what he considers the right direction, and he is confident that the country can qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.Hector told The Gleaner that the Reggae Boyz...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College's (KC) head coach Ludlow Bernard said the team has dedicated the school's 8-0 victory over Dunoon Technical in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup to student Malek Grannell, who died from sickle-cell disease on Sunday.KC, who were semi-...

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