JAMAICA GLEANER - SPORTS

  1. Hurdlers hot at Champs

    This year's 107th ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Champ-ionships began with a real bang yesterday with the girls posting three record runs.In one event, the Class Two 100 metres hurdles, the record went twice.The first record of the day came in...
  2. The Wright View | Foreign expertise has failed us

    I have long held the belief that international sport should be the best of ours against the best of yours. Modern eligibility rules have made a mockery of my hope as national teams, in a fervent desire to win-at-all-costs, select athletes to...
  3. Radical for midweek feature

    SUPREME VENTURES Racing and Entertainment Limited stages its first midweek meet since taking over the Caymanas Park racing complex on March 7, the well supported 10-race programme featuring the inaugural running of the Monday Morning Trophy over...
  4. C'bar's Farquharson plans to go faster

    Aldwyn Sappleton's 20 year-old 800 metres Class Two boys record at the annual ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships, wentup in smoke on yesterday's opening day.Running like a scared hare, Calabar High's Kimar Farquharson clocked 1.51.26 to...
  5. KC's McLeod set for long jump gold

    Kingston College's Carey McLeod will have gold on his mind when he enters today's final of the Class One boys long jump on day two of the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.McLeod eased to a personal...
  6. Skipper Miller hails 'refreshing' victory

    Captain Nikita Miller has described as 'refreshing' the Jamaica Scorpions win over Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in their Digicel WICB Regional Four-day Tournament clash at Queen's Park Oval at the weekend.The Scorpions who entered the game with...
  7. Not so fast, says Holmwood's Anderson

    Edwin Allen High are many people's hot favourites for the girls' title at the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships but Holmwood Technical's head coach, Dave Anderson, is surely not ready to crown them as yet.TOP HONOURSAnderson is very...
  8. Champs 2017 | KC, Edwin for the win

    AFTER months of intense preparations, the most anticipated high school track and field event, the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships gets under way today, starting at 1:00 p.m., with defending girls' champions Edwin Allen and...
  9. Unfamiliarity cost us - Holder

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Jason Holder said he expects West Indies to bounce back from defeat now that they have a better idea of the Pakistan side.The lanky all-rounder felt that unfamiliarity with a number of Pakistani players, especially...
  10. Russell a fantastic athlete - Hyde

    Despite being a major doubt due to injury, Jaheel Hyde, the past World and Youth Olympic 110-metre hurdles champion, thinks Dejour Russell is heading for big things at the 2017 staging of Boys and Girls' Championships (Champs), should the 16-year-...
  11. Calabar more balanced - Clarke

    Though every year finds him leading a slightly different team, head coach Michael Clarke is expecting five-time consecutive champions Calabar High to go out and defend their ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships (Champs) title.According to...
  12. Challenge following Hawthorne - Edwards

    New St Jago boys track and field head coach, Rhansome Edwards, said it was a difficult task trying to pick up the pieces after the departure of Danny Hawthorne, who was coach at the school for 13 years.Edwards took over as head coach of the Monk...
  13. FLOW to bring value to Champs

    Executives from FLOW, exclusive telecommunications partner for the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships (Champs) are once again revelling in the value the association brings to its brand from a consumer perspective.Head of retail...
  14. Coaches say ...

    NEIL HARRISON (KC)"The boys have been doing well and we have learnt from our mistakes from the past two years and we have done the corrective measurement to ensure that we do not make the same mistakes again. We are not surprised as the guys are...
  15. Laurie Foster | Respect the fans

    This is the week of the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships (Champs). It is not unusual in this corner of the globe, and more increasingly, elsewhere as well, for all non-related activity to be placed on hold to accommodate the news from...
  16. Oral Tracey | Still KC to win at a canter

    Despite all the spicy ingredients that continue to flavour the run into ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships 2017 (Champs), my prediction that Kingston College (KC) will win Boys' Champs at a canter remains intact. Admittedly, my...
  17. CHAMPS 2017: 'I didn’t plan for a record' — Holmwood's Allison sets new hurdles mark

    Shanette Allison of Holmwood Technical blazed a new trail with the second record of the 107th staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships clocking a fast 13.30 seconds in heat two of the preliminary...
  18. Dates set for Spencer, Hylton anti-doping hearings

    The Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel will convene the preliminary hearings into the  alleged anti-doping rules violations of Jamaican athletes Kaliese Spencer and Riker Hylton over the next two days.  Spencer and her legal team...
  19. Captain Miller stars as Scorpions sting Red Force

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Captain Nikita Miller's 26th five-wicket haul in first-class cricket helped Jamaica Scorpions halt their losing skid with a convincing 87-run victory over Trinidad and Tobago Red Force inside three days yesterday.Set a...
  20. Red Brigade maintain RSPL win streak

    Boys' Town's never-give-up spirit is guiding the team away from Red Stripe Premier League relegation. The Red Brigades won their fourth game in the last five with a 1-0 triumph against neighbouring Tivoli Gardens at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex...