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Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The top brass of Netball Jamaica (NJ) met last night as discussions continue on ways to ease the uncertainty caused by the sudden resignation of co-coach Sasher-Gaye Henry.President of NJ, Dr Paula Daley-Morris, first vice-president Tricia Robinson...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

A meeting yesterday between the Human Resource Committee of Netball Jamaica and former Sunshine Girls coach Sasher-Gaye Henry ended without any agreement on the way forward.Wayne Lewis, communications director of Netball Jamaica, said that they are...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Wayne Lewis, communication director of Netball Jamaica (NJ), said former co-head coach of Jamaica's Sunshine Girls, Sasher-Gaye Henry, is scheduled to meet with the organisation's Human Resource Department this week in an effort to iron out their...

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

Communication director of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Wayne Lewis, said the organisation is shocked by the sudden resignation of Sunshine Girls co-head coach Sasher-Gaye Henry.Lewis told The Gleaner yesterday, that Netball Jamaica was not expecting Henry's...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having broken the league's single game scoring record in her first match of the season for the West Coast Fever, Sunshine Girls shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is now aiming to dominate this year's Australian Suncorp Super League competition.Fowler-...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts says that the association has begun to receive training gear from British football equipment maker Umbro as part of its four-year contract worth US$4 million (around J$494 million).The JFF...

Published:Thursday | May 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) director of football, Wendell Downswell, says that the association will be taking a holistic approach to ensuring that the national Under-23 team qualifies for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.Downswell told...

Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having captured the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) over a week ago, Portmore United's head coach Shavar Thomas said they are very confident ahead of this year's FLOW CONCACAF Caribbean Club Championship four-team tournament.RSPL semi-finalists...

Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts said that he is hoping that the proposed franchise system for the national football league will come on stream within the next two years.Ricketts told The Gleaner in an interview yesterday...

Published:Tuesday | May 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Carvel Stewart, vice-chairman of the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA), has blasted the Jamaica Football Federation's (JFF) suggestion of a franchise system to chart the way forward for the development of local football.Coming out of its...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Humble Lion's head coach Merron Gordon said he is disappointed with the decision by the senior Reggae Boyz coaching staff to overlooked striker Craig Foster for their friendly international matches against St Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda....

Published:Friday | April 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

John Mills Primary and Junior High turned in a spectacular final-day performance, to capture the final staging of the INSPORTS All-Age and Junior High Athletics Championships, by a narrow four points, at the National Stadium yesterday.The Ransford...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

General Manager of Independence Park Limited (IPL), Major Desmon Brown, admitted that the lighting system at the National Stadium does not meet international standards, and confirmed that plans for a US$2.5 million ($311 million) upgrading are at an...

Published:Wednesday | April 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Dr Paula Daley-Morris says it's important that the national programme receives greater support, if the Sunshine Girls are to build on their Commonwealth Games success at next year's Netball World Cup.The Sunshine...

Published:Tuesday | April 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Dalton Wint, said former Manchester United and West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison could make his debut for the Reggae Boyz later this year.Wint told The Gleaner in an interview...

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Veteran netball coaches, Winston Nevers and Sylvester Campbell, are happy that the Sunshine Girls won the bronze medal at this year's Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast but both feel that Jamaica could have pocketed gold with a lot more...

Published:Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Telecommunications company FLOW, through its foundation, has donated $4.2 million in sponsorship to 30 schools which will attend this month's Penn Relays in the United States.Errol Miller, executive chairman of the Flow Foundation, made the...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Minister of Sports Olivia Grange said this year's staging of the INSPORTS All-Age and Junior High Athletics Championships will be the last.Grange, who made the announcement during yesterday's launch, which was held at the hospitality room at the...

Published:Saturday | April 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Newly appointed head coach of Jamaica College's (JC) Manning Cup team Andrew Peart, said he plans to continue the school's dominance in Jamaican high school football competitions.Peart, who has been the assistant coach at JC for the past three years...

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

National senior netball coach Sasher-Gaye Henry says that the Sunshine Girls are pumped up for tomorrow's big semi-final match against rivals England at the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast.The match is set to begin at 2 a.m. (Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior women's netball team will be hunting its fifth-straight victory against hosts Australia in today's top-of-the-table clash in Pool A at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, tomorrow morning 6 a.m. (Jamaica time).The...

Published:Saturday | April 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Carline Graham-Powell, coach of Jamaica's Under-16 netballers, says they are confident and ready for action ahead of this year's Jean Pierre Championships in St Lucia.The young Sunshine Girls, who are the defending champions for the tournament, left...

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Forward Nique Daley turned in a brilliant performance to lead Cavalier into this year's semi-finals of the Red Stripe Premier League, following their 2-0 victory over hosts Tivoli Gardens in their second-leg quarter-final at the Edward Seaga Sports...

Published:Wednesday | April 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's senior netball captain, Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, says that she is in excellent shape going into this year's Commonwealth Games, as she sets her sights on leading the Sunshine Girls to the gold medal.The Sunshine Girls are scheduled to take on...

Published:Tuesday | April 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Dalton Myers, chef de mission of the Jamaica's team to the Commonwealth Games, said it is all systems go for Team Jamaica's campaign at the multi-discipline event, which begins tomorrow in the Gold Coast, Australia.Myers told The Gleaner in an...

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