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  • St Catherine High a school to watch at Champs

    February 26, 2018 5:00 AM 12

    WHEN St Catherine High School's name has been mentioned in the past in the area of sports, they have been mainly known for their exploits in rugby, basketball, and netball, but things have changed significantly as the Spanish Town-based school is now making a name for itself in track and field, especially among the girls. Under coach Marlon James, who has been at the helm of the track

  • JC steal sprint spotlight at Gibson McCook

    February 25, 2018 4:41 AM 18

    JC won two out of the four 4x100m boys relays, with their Class One boys turning in a scintillating performance to win their race. Anchored by Chislon Gordon, JC managed to stave off the closing Kingston College team being anchored by their star athlete Jhevaughn Matherson. JC stopped the clock at 39.92 seconds. KC finished second with 40.00. The boys from Old Hope Road also edged

  • McLeod skips World Indoors

    February 23, 2018 8:50 PM 8

    McLeod started his ascent to stardom with a flashing win at the 2016 World Indoor Championships in Portland and followed with success at the Olympic Games and last year's World Championships in London. In the last meet, the Tiger Paw Invitational at Clemson University, McLeod sliced to a world leading time of 7.46 seconds in the heats. He hit the penultimate

  • Serge announces $3.1m sponsorship of St Thomas football

    February 23, 2018 4:35 AM 7

    Serge, manufacturers and distributors of quality dairy products, have announced a $3.1-million sponsorship of football in St Thomas. The announcement was made at the launch of the Serge St Thomas Football Association Major League, held at the York Complex on Saturday, February 17. The amount represents the largest single sponsorship for the parish's

  • Muguruza in Dubai semis

    February 23, 2018 4:35 AM 8

    Second-seeded Garbine Muguruza overcame Caroline Garcia 7-5, 6-2 yesterday to seal her place in the semi-finals of the Dubai Championships. Muguruza defeated the fifth-seeded Frenchwoman in their second quarter-final in two weeks, with the Spaniard also winning after being a set down in Doha. Yesterday, she needed just two sets, but they stretched over 108 minutes

  • Jockey Georgina Sergeon injured again

    February 23, 2018 3:30 AM 12

    Just three weeks after returning from a near three year absence, female jockey Georgina Sergeon has suffered another injury setback. RJR Sports understands that the 27 year old rider sustained lower back injuries after being involved in a spill while exercising a horse at Caymanas Park around 5:30 Thursday morning. She was taken to the Spanish Town Hospital

  • STETHS youngster motivated by Spencer

    February 22, 2018 4:59 AM 12

    Ever since she was seven, Winsome Harris of St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) has had reigning Common-wealth 400 metres hurdles champion Kaliese Spencer as her favourite athlete. Thanks to a stroke of luck, Harris has the good fortune to train with Spencer. The STETHS sixth-former says the experience is a source of motivation. Spencer has been training

  • Can Leon Bailey qualify to represent England?

    February 22, 2018 4:59 AM 15

    1. Naturalisation - He must live in the United Kingdom (UK) for at least five years and intend to naturalise. 2. Born in the UK - If born in the UK or lived there since birth; if his parents or grandparents were born in the UK. 3. Descent (parents) - A parent (a father or mother) who naturalised before the child's birth, or who was born in the UK before

  • Netball JA refutes Sunshine Girls' claims over non-selection

    February 22, 2018 3:53 AM 11

    Netball Jamaica is fending off criticisms that personal feelings entered the selection room and is insisting that the best team has been named for the upcoming quad series and the Commonwealth Games. The governing body has faced criticisms from at least two players following their non-selection to the team to head to New Zealand next month and April's

  • 30 athletes for 2018 World Indoor Champs

    February 21, 2018 4:19 AM 20

    Defending 60 metres hurdles champion Omar McLeod and Elaine Thompson, the 60 metres bronze medallist in Portland, Oregon two years ago, head the 30-strong team named Tuesday night to represent Jamaica at the March 1-4 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England.  The team will be managed by Michael Frater and Deon Hemmings-McCatty