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Stories by Akino Ming

Published:Sunday | December 9, 2018 | 12:28 AMAkino Ming

On the day when their former coach Winston Chung-Fah was laid to rest, ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup champions Clarendon College (CC) delivered the last piece of silverware to commemorate the life of the man who guided them through their finest football era...

Published:Sunday | December 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Now that the draw for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France is complete, the technical staff for Jamaica's senior women's football team is assiduously seeking friendly international matches to properly prepare for the opponents they will face in...

Published:Sunday | November 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

There were wild celebrations in Montego Bay last night as Cornwall College became the first rural, area school to win an ISSA Champions Cup title in the four years since the competition started.The new champions clipped former winners Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | November 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Despite failing to win a sixth straight Manning Cup title for Jamaica College (JC), new coach Andrew Peart believes he is still the man to continue the 'Dark Blues' dominance in schoolboy football.JC were beaten 2-1 by St George's College in the...

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Sport minister Olivia Grange says that the announcement of new boards for the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), the Institute of Sports and Independence Park Limited (IPL) yesterday is not counter to plans to streamline all three agencies, as...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

When the National Stadium undergoes major repair next year, the velodrome will be removed in order to bring spectators closer to the action on the field and to also increase the capacity of the venue to 38,000.The 500m cycle track is where Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Andrew Peart, coach of Jamaica College (JC), believes that his team is perfecting the art of grinding out wins after the boys from Old Hope Road came from behind to beat a defiant Holy Trinity High 2-1 in the ISSA Champions Cup, yesterday.Trinity...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

In September, Michael Ricketts told The Sunday Gleaner that if the Reggae Girlz achieved qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup it would be the landmark achievement for his tenure as president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF).And...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Harbour Football Club will host a fundraiser in aid of former national player Luton Shelton during tomorrow night's Red Stripe Premier League match against Mount Pleasant.Chairman Carvel Stewart has promised that the club will be doing all they can...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Even after they have cruised through the first two stages of the 2018 ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition, Kingston College coach Ludlow Bernard believes his team still needs to get better as they try to end their 32-year Manning Cup title...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Camperdown High comfortably secured the top spot in Group C with a 1-1 draw against Charlie Smith High in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition yesterday at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.But despite winning the group easily, coach...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Jamaica lost their opening match of the CONCACAF Women's Championships 2-0 to Canada on Friday, but assistant coach Andrew Price said that their display suggests that they will get a positive result against Costa Rica tomorrow night."Despite the...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

President of the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica Martin Lyn says that Alia Atkinson's new world record effort shows that she is dedicated to greatness.Atkinson lowered her 50 metres breaststroke world record to 28.56 seconds, shaving .08 of a...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

At approximately 6 a.m. on Monday, September 24, Michael Campbell joined his teammates at the University of Technology for his first training session since he met in a deadly car accident that claimed the life of his friend, Jordan Scott, just over...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:21 AMAkino Ming

After she dazzled the track and field world with a number of sub 54-second runs in the 400 metres hurdles and a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2018, Janieve Russell has two desires for year 2019."I want a medal at the World Championships...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Christopher Bender, coach of Camperdown High, believes he has found a Manning Cup team that can end the school's 30-year trophy drought in schoolboy football.Bender made his comments after his side dropped points for the first time this season when...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Jamaica's influence in bobsleigh is about to increase as Dudley Stokes Jr, the pilot for the historic 1988 Winter Olympics team, has been selected to be a part of the International Bobsleigh Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Development Committee.Stokes, a...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 11:48 AMAkino Ming

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Warren Blake, has confirmed to The Gleaner, that Jamaica has failed in its attempt to host the 2019 IAAF World Relays. Blake said the Government was not able to provide a written...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

The recently concluded FIFA men's World Cup has reminded Theodore Whitmore, the head coach of Jamaica senior men's team, that no nation should be taken for granted in international football - even one which is sitting at number 202 on the FIFA world...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:18 AMAkino Ming

With one match still to be played, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz are already champions of the Caribbean CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifiers having convincingly won all their three games. Their performances mean that they have qualified for...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Aisha Praught-Leer continued her amazing 2018 season by breaking her national record in the women's 3000 metres steeplechase at IAAF Diamond League final in Brussels on Friday. She believes it has positioned her to do well next season when there...

Published:Sunday | August 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Paralympian Jason Brown has become so used to surmounting great obstacles in his life that he was never in doubt that he would get past the challenge that his CXC examinations posed.The 2017 World Para Athletics Junior 100m (T12) silver medallist...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

Former national midfielder Jermaine Hue has high praises for Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore's move to give local-based players more opportunities to represent the country.Last Friday, a senior men's team, made up of local-based players, beat Grenada 5-1...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMAkino Ming

After his superhuman effort at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago that pulled his Jamaica Tallawahs from the jaws of defeat against the Trinbago Knight Riders two days ago, Andre Russell is promising much of the same when his side takes on...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 10:41 AMAkino Ming

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia: Caitlin Chang is hoping her historic silver medal win in the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games women’s individual fencing competition, epee, will boost Jamaica’s chances in the team competition. “...

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