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Published:Friday | August 16, 2019 | 12:28 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Today’s 10-year (10th) anniversary of Usain Bolt’s 100m world record has triggered a moment of reflection for the retired superstar sprinter, who told The Gleaner yesterday that, despite his contentment with his mind-boggling accomplishments on the...

Published:Wednesday | July 10, 2019 | 12:26 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

“Take responsibility for your failures!” That’s the charge from Jamaican sprinting great Usain Bolt, who yesterday broke his silence in a stinging defence of Racers Track Club founder and head coach Glen Mills aimed at several athletes who had...

Published:Wednesday | July 10, 2019 | 12:14 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

A major figure in Jamaica’s most dominant period in international track and field, iconic sprinter Usain Bolt, says he is disturbed by the state of the country’s male sprinting, heading into the World Championships in Doha, Qatar, in September....

Published:Wednesday | June 26, 2019 | 12:16 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

While most of her peers try to figure out what to do with themselves, Jamaican teenage speedster Briana Williams is certain about what she wants to accomplish in life. The 17-year-old Florida native, who last week stamped her ticket to Doha, where...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:27 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: The story of Jamaica’s road to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) qualification is well documented. Raised from the ashes through the benevolence of Cedella Marley, daughter of reggae icon Bob Marley, the Reggae Girlz booked...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 12:13 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Born in Hong Kong to a Cuban father and a Jamaican mother and currently based in Norway, it’s no wonder the most cosmopolitan of Jamaican players would create history on the world stage. Second-half substitute Havana Solaun...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:24 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Twenty-five-year-old Jamaican international Toriana Patterson said that having experienced a taste of football at the highest level, Jamaica’s woman footballers are more determined than ever to ensure that FIFA Women’s World Cup (...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:43 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Injured days before the start of the FIFA Women’s World Cup and relegated to the sidelines, Jamaican striker Kayla McCoy is managing her disappointment and making the most of the situation. The 22-year-old was expected to play a...

Published:Saturday | June 15, 2019 | 12:20 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

REIMS, France: As far as lessons go, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz were given a strong one yesterday, falling 5-0 to Italy in their second Group C FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) match at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims. Head coach Hue Menzies...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:38 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

REIMS, France: When Jamaica face Italy today at the Stade Auguste-Delaun, in their second ever match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, there is the feeling that a lot more than a place in the Round of 16 is at stake. The Jamaicans will need to pick...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:22 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

REIMS, France: ItalY-based Reggae Girlz Allyson Swaby and Trudi Carter are both eagerly awaiting today’s FIFA Women’s World Cup game against Italy at the Stade Auguste-Delaune. The match, which gets under way at 6 p.m. (11 a.m. Jamaica time), will...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:23 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

REIMS, France: Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Michael Ricketts, has responded to criticism around the access given to Reggae Girlz patron Cedella Marley at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The administration came under fire after a video...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:34 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Jamaica’s Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw pointed to inexperience after the Reggae Girlz suffered a 3-0 defeat to Brazil in their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup match yesterday. The Jamaicans barely got into stride at the Stade des Alpes...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:33 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Goalkeeper Sydney Schneider impressed, though not enough of her teammates did in the end. Head coach Hue Menzies pointed to a lack of self-belief as Jamaica crumbled to a 3-0 defeat to heavyweights Brazil in their first-ever FIFA...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:32 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Speaking ahead of Jamaica’s 3-0 loss to Brazil in their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup match, president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts, lauded the Reggae Girlz for their impact on the national...

Published:Saturday | June 8, 2019 | 12:14 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

GRENOBLE, France: Head coach of Jamaica’s national ­senior women’s team Hue Menzies, has warned that his Reggae Girlz are not in France at the FIFA Women’s World Cup to make up numbers, and has highlighted their strength in transition ahead of...

Published:Friday | May 24, 2019 | 12:33 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Jamaican distance flag-bearer Aisha Praught-Leer, fresh from establishing a new national record in the 5000m, says she will be focusing on the 1500m event this season and is looking to continue rewriting Jamaican distance history. Praught-Leer, who...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:17 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Businessman and tennis enthusiast John Azar has confirmed to The Gleaner that he will be challenging incumbent Aswad Morgan for the Tennis Jamaica presidency at the organisation’s upcoming annual general Meeting (AGM). Azar, who on Wednesday met...

Published:Tuesday | April 9, 2019 | 12:25 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Acting president of Tennis Jamaica (TJ), Aswad Morgan, says plans are at an advanced stage for the creation of a $100-million national tennis centre, and is calling for greater support and unity within the local fraternity. Morgan, who could be...

Published:Wednesday | April 3, 2019 | 12:24 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Andrew Price, assistant coach of Jamaica’s national senior women’s team, the Reggae Girlz, says the team has settled well in South Africa ahead of their one-week training camp and friendly international. The Jamaicans are continuing their...

Published:Thursday | March 21, 2019 | 12:15 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Cricket West Indies (CWI) president, Dave Cameron is confident that he will be returned at the regional cricket authority’s annual general meeting (AGM) on Sunday, so much so, that he is already looking at ways to move the body forward in the...

Published:Monday | March 11, 2019 | 12:51 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

NEW ROCHELLE, New York: Jamaican distance standout Kemoy Campbell says a return to competitive action would not only mean a lot to him, but would also help him to show that anything is possible with hard work and commitment. The athlete is also...

Published:Friday | March 8, 2019 | 12:14 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

NEW ROCHELLE, New York: Olympian Kemoy Campbell says he is doing much better these days but admitted to at one point fearing the worst – death – after suffering heart failure and ­collapsing, while competing at the Millrose Games in New York in...

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2019 | 12:47 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Three-time Olympic-medal winner Dr Gregory Haughton believes that with proper mental conditioning, Jamaica’s current crop of quarter-milers, which he described as the best in the country’s history, can rise to the top of the event...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Mike Fennell, chairman of the Selection Committee of the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation, notes that the diversity of the sports represented by the nominees for the 2018 Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards shows that the country is widening...

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