Girlz integrating well in camp

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National defender Allyson Swaby is pleased with the integration of new players into the senior women’s football team as it prepares for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France this June.The Reggae Girlz are in a six-day training camp where 12 new…

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Best of the best - Dacres, Atkinson walk away with RJRGLEANER Sports Awards crowns

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Jamaica’s darling of the pool, Alia Atkinson, celebrated a great night at the 58th RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards at the Jamaica Pegasus, while Fedrick Dacres rubber-stamped his relentless march up the ranks, with a…

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Dalton Myers | Wanted: More awareness of JAIP

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I’ve always believed that the Jamaican Athletes Insurance Plan (JAIP) was a very good initiative by the Government that is geared at developing sport in Jamaica. It therefore bothers me that ever since the launch and implementation of the programme…

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Spotlight on Calabar, GC Foster meets today

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THE 2019 track and field season will step up a notch today with the staging of four development meets across the island.In Kingston, the Wint/McKenley Classics will take the spotlight at Calabar High School; while the Central Hurdles and Relays is…

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Orville Higgins | Windies selectors did a good job

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It is not very often that the West Indies selectors come up with a squad that I find difficult to disagree with any of the players they choose. Team selection is a very tricky business even at the best of times, but when your team is struggling and…

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Big guns clash in BEL semis

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Defending champions Kingston Hummingbirds will be looking to floor St Ann Orchids with speed when both teams meet in the first of today’s two semi-finals in Netball Jamaica’s Berger Elite League (BEL) at the Leila Robinson Courts, beginning at 6:00…

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JOA looking to make most of Sabina Park

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The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) will be looking to establish the country as a renowned and respected site for Olympic sport, which includes partnering with Sabina Park Holdings, which manages the world-renowned cricket facility.President of…

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Atkinson, Dacres top the field at RJRGLEANER Sports Awards

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Alia Atkinson capped off a year of aquatic supremacy, by claiming her second consecutive RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation Sports Woman of the Year award, and her third overall, at Friday night’s ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus, which marked 2018’s sporting excellence.

Discus thrower Fedrick Dacres outdistanced his rivals to take his first ever Sportsman of the Year award. 

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Chace The Great to waltz away with Reggae Trophy

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OUTGUNNED by big horse SHE’S A MANEATER, and before that WILL IN CHARGE in the Diamond Mile, top sprinter CHACE THE GREAT faces lesser rivals in this afternoon’s Reggae Trophy at five furlongs straight.However, the Dwight Chen-trained six-year-old…

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More Sports in Briefs

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National representatives Justin Burrowes and Sean Morris are at the Teeth of The Dog, Casa De Campo, competing in the Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC). The event, which began in 2014, is a…

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