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Published:Friday | May 27, 2022 | 1:18 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Following Jamaica’s massive 6-0 defeat against hosts Catalonia in Wednesday’s friendly in Spain, Reggae Boyz head coach Paul Hall says he will be taking no chances in the upcoming Nations League. The Reggae Boyz are scheduled to play against...

Published:Friday | May 27, 2022 | 1:14 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Machell Woolery, coach of Petersfield High’s hurdler Alexis James, says that his young charge is looking to put on a show in the 100 metres hurdles at next month’s National Junior Trials as she seeks to earn a place on the national team at this...

Published:Thursday | May 26, 2022 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE BOYZ head coach Paul Hall said a lack of chemistry and poor defensive errors were key factors contributing to Jamaica’s heavy 6-0 defeat to Catalonia in their friendly international at the Estadi Municipal de Montilivi in Girona, Catalonia,...

Published:Wednesday | May 25, 2022 | 2:13 PMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz were thrashed 6-0 by Catalonia in a friendly international at the Estadi Municipal de Montilivi in Girona, Catalonia, Spain today. Gerard Deulofeu scored a hatrick for the Catalonians in the fourth, 29th and 45th minutes to...

Published:Wednesday | May 25, 2022 | 1:17 PMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz are trailing Catalonia 4-0 at half time in their friendly match at the Estadi Municipal de Montilivi in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Gerard Deulofeu scored a hatrick for the Catalonians in the fourth, 29th and 45th minutes to...

Published:Wednesday | May 25, 2022 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

DOUBLE OLYMPIC sprint champion Elaine Thompson Herah says she is still feeling pain from an injured shoulder which forced her to pull out of last weekend’s Birmingham Diamond League meet. Thompson Herah, who was down to contest the 100m event in...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

As Oblique Seville cruised through the finish line in a scorching 9.86 seconds on a cool night at the National Stadium, he celebrated with his manager, Norman Peart, trackside and wondered aloud about the possibility of running 9.6 seconds in the...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s newest male sprint star, Oblique Seville, says he is aiming to run much faster this season, but he admits that he must execute his races perfectly in order to lower his times. The 21-year-old Seville lit up the JAAA/SDF Jubilee Series on...

Published:Saturday | May 21, 2022 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s top tennis player, Blaise Bicknell, will contest the semi-finals of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) M-15 Championships today when he faces the tournament’s number one seed Michail Pervolarakis of Greece in Cancun, Mexico. The...

Published:Saturday | May 21, 2022 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaica Sunshine Girls technical director Jill McIntosh is scheduled to arrive here later this year to conduct a two-day coaching workshop ahead of the start of the Americas Regional Netball World Cup (NWC) qualifiers. McIntosh, along with...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

This year’s staging of the Americas Regional Netball World Cup (NWC) qualifiers has received a $12 million sponsorship from the Government. Minister of Sport, Olivia Grange, the patron of the tournament, made the announcement during yesterday’s...

Published:Thursday | May 19, 2022 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

JEREMY DELISSER, coach of Jamaica’s top junior triple jumper, Jaydon Hibbert, says his young charge is now back in training and preparing for the National Junior Trials after a number of niggling injuries that affected his performance at the...

Published:Thursday | May 19, 2022 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

THOUGH NETBALL Jamaica’s first staging of the Elite League in nearly three years is just a matter of weeks away, the organisation says it still has not found a sponsor to offset some of the costs associated with hosting it. The organisation is,...

Published:Tuesday | May 17, 2022 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With four matches remaining in the preliminary round of the competition, Portmore United head coach Philip Williams believes that his team can qualify for the play-offs of the 2022 Jamaica Premier League (JPL) competition. Portmore, who played to...

Published:Tuesday | May 17, 2022 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former national junior star Kevona Davis was in scintillating form at the Big12 championships in Lubbock, Texas, last weekend after she recorded personal best times in both the 100 and 200 metres. Davis, a former Edwin Allen High School student,...

Published:Saturday | May 14, 2022 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Five Jamaicans, including Olympic relay medallists Javon Francis and Roneisha McGregor, are down to compete at the Felix Sanchez Invitational meet in the Dominican Republic today. The 27-year-old Francis, who is coming off a serious groin injury,...

Published:Friday | May 13, 2022 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Leon Powell, coach of Jamaica’s top junior sprinter Bryan Levell, says his charge will only be competing in junior events at next month’s JAAA National Senior and Junior Championships. The National Senior and Junior Championships are scheduled to...

Published:Thursday | May 12, 2022 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

CHAIRMAN OF the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC), Clovis Metcalfe,has described the late horse-racing commentator and administrator, Chris Armond, as one of the “greatest horse-racing commentators” the world has ever seen. Armond, who worked as a...

Published:Thursday | May 12, 2022 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

COREY BENNETT, head coach of Hydel High School, said his charge, Brianna Lyston, will only be contesting the 200 metres at the National Junior Trials at the National Stadium from June 23-26. Lyston is the fastest Jamaican junior athlete this year...

Published:Tuesday | May 10, 2022 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

BALTIMORE, Maryland. Now fully recovered from a serious groin injury which he suffered during the semi-finals of the 400 metres at the National Trials last season, Jamaica’s Javon Francis says he is now slowly getting back to his best and expects a...

Published:Saturday | May 7, 2022 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Edwin Allen High School’s Bryan Levell is promising a fast time when he clashes with American Jordan Anthony in today’s big 100 metres at the East Coast international Championships which will be held at the Prince George Sports...

Published:Friday | May 6, 2022 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having captured the gold medal with a personal best mark of 2.05 metres at the Penn Relays last weekend, St Elizabeth Technical High School’s high jumper Dejone Raymond has set his sights on bettering that performance when he competes at tomorrow’s...

Published:Thursday | May 5, 2022 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

After injury took her out of the saddle for more than three months, top female jockey Samantha Fletcher is scheduled to resume riding at Caymanas Park at the end of this month. Fletcher has been injured since March 2, suffering two fractures to...

Published:Tuesday | May 3, 2022 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Olympic Games 800 metres finalist Natoya Goule says she is now back to her best after recovery from an injury which she sustained before this year’s World Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia. The 31-year-old Goule, who is yet to compete in a...

Published:Tuesday | May 3, 2022 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Edwin Allen High School’s sprinter Bryan Levell will face off against top American high-school sprinter Jordan Anthony in Saturday’s massive 100 metres clash at the East Coast International Showcase, which will be held at the Prince George Sports...

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