Athletics

'We've taken this matter seriously'

Title sponsor GraceKennedy was seriously contemplating preventing the two Calabar High students accused of assaulting physics teacher Sanjaye Shaw from participating at the InterSecondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championship, which starts... Read More

Hold your breath
The 109th staging of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championship starts today inside the National Stadium with defending champions Calabar High and Edwin Allen High girls favoured to retain the Mortimer Geddes...... Read More

Edwin Allen ready to 'unleash' at Champs
Defending girls' champions Edwin Allen High are ready to “unleash” as the 109th staging of the five-day ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships gets underway today at the National Stadium with the first event set for 1:00 pm.... Read More

Boys winners down the years
1910- Wolmer's School1911- Jamaica College1912- Jamaica College1913- Jamaica College1914- St George's College1915- Wolmer's School1916- Jamaica College1917- Wolmer's School1918- Jamaica College... Read More

Girls winners down the years

Tuesday, March, 26 2019    

1957- St Hugh's High1958- No Competition1959- No Competition1960- No Competition1961- Manchester High1962- St. Andrew High1963- Titchfield High1964- Titchfield High1965- Manning's High Read More

Jamaica College and the x-factor effect at Champs

Monday, March, 25 2019    

All the talk ahead of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Grace Kennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships has been centred around defending champions Calabar High and perennial rivals Kingston College (KC), on the boys' side. Read More

We must protect our student athletes, urges outgoing ISSA president

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Sunday, March, 24 2019    

EXACTLY twenty years ago in 1999, the governing body for high school sports, the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), made the decision to merge the then Boys' Athletics Championships with the Girls event from which emerged a super championships. Read More

US diaspora fetes SOJ athletes on layover in New York

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 24 2019    

NEW YORK, United States — Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) deserves the greatest praise for flying the country's flag high, according to members of the diaspora. Read More

Immaculate Conception signal intention to pull a fast one at Champs

Sunday, March, 24 2019    

The 26 medals gained by Immaculate Conception High School at the Digicel Corporate Area Development Meet at the weekend, weighs heavy around the neck of coach Franz Ford. Read More

Jamaican athletes riding high after record 33-medal haul at World Summer Games

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter Special Olympics Summer Games In UAE | Saturday, March, 23 2019    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Jamaica's athletes return home tomorrow riding high after winning a record-breaking 33 medals at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games. Read More

GC Foster Classic Results

Saturday, March, 23 2019    

Event 1 Girls 18 & Under 400-Metre Hurdles Open 1 #74 Brisett, Danaille Holmwood 58.69 2 #220 Schaafe, Abigail St Mary 1:00.02 3 #98 Rose, Taffara HYDEL 1:01.20 4 #179 Steen, Terice Rusea's 1:02.76 5 #33 Tucker, Shenell ALPHA 1:05.83 6 #164 Stewart,... Read More

Top performers at Gibson run away with cash awards

Friday, March, 22 2019    

The Gibson-McCook Relays Organising Committee (GMROC) on Wednesday feted and presented with cheques the top performers at the 2019 staging of the event at the Hospitality Room at the National Stadium. Read More

World beaters

SANJAY MYERS Sport Reporter Special Olympics Summer Games In UAE | Friday, March, 22 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) athletes have come in for immense praise for their performances at the World Summer Games. Read More

This is going to be the best Champs ever, declares Walton Small

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Thursday, March, 21 2019    

Another staging of the world's greatest high school athletics meet, the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships is around the corner and outgoing ISSA president Dr Walton Small is promising “one of the best Champs... Read More

Move over, LeBron!

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter Special Olympics Summer Games In UAE | Thursday, March, 21 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Special Olympics Jamaica laid hands on eight medals on yesterday's final day of competition to reach 33 at the 2019 World Summer Games, surpassing the 29 they tallied four years ago in the United States. Read More



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