Athletics

Demish Gaye continues rise in the 400m

Demish Gaye defended his men's 400m title at the Jamaica International Invitational meet on Saturday night when he closed the show in the one-day track and field spectacle. Read More

Lion-hearted
Jamaica's double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson is still battling the Achilles heel problem that has hindered her performances, but she soldiers on.... Read More

Taylor to use JII win as World Juniors motivation
Say the name Christopher Taylor and the average Jamaican gets excited. ... Read More

St Catherine hoping to retain Sagicor title
St Catherine, St Andrew and Portland are the favoured teams to fight for the title IN the 35th staging of the JTA/Sagicor National Primary Schools Athletics Championships, set to take place at National stadium this Friday and Saturday. ... Read More

Classy Chris

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 21 2018    

Young Jamaican prodigy Christopher Taylor stole the spotlight at the 15th staging of the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) Meet, which produced three records, a world-leading performance, and five Jamaican wins inside National Stadium on Saturday. Read More

Photo: CLASSY CHRIS

Monday, May, 21 2018    

Jamaica's Christopher Taylor (left) is a picture of total concentration as he competes to win the 200m in 20.49 seconds ahead of American great Lashawn Merritt, who was second in 20.70 seconds, at the Jamaica International Invitational meet at the National Stadium on Saturday. (Photo:... Read More

MEMORIES BY THE SCORE — Chris Dehring

BY ROBBIE ROBINSON | Sunday, May, 20 2018    

Being a successful sportsman as well as an equally successful high-profile entrepreneur in one lifetime is a most unusual phenomenon. Some may dare suggest that the two things are incompatible. Read More

Photo: ABOVE AND BEYOND

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

Jamaica's Commonwealth Games champion Janieve Russell clears a hurdle ahead of the field on her way to victory in the women's 400m obstacle event at the Jamaica International Invitational meet at the National Stadium last night. Russell won in 54.26 seconds. (Photo: Garfield... Read More

Mo' money for Jamaica International Invitational meet

Saturday, May, 19 2018    

Jamaica's sole oil refinery, Petrojam Limited, on Thursday continued its support of the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) meet at the official handing over ceremony where the company donated $5 million for the 15th staging of the one-day track meet, scheduled for today at National... Read More

GOLDEN GIRLS - Comm Games champs on show at JII meet

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 19 2018    

The 15th staging of the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) meet will once again see a convergence of stars inside the National Stadium, but most eyes will be fixed on Jamaican prodigy Christopher Taylor as he matches strides with American great Lashawn Merritt over 200m. Read More

PCJ fuels JII meet with $12m injection

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is continuing its support for local athletics with a $12- million sponsorship package for the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) meet which is scheduled for Saturday at the National Stadium in Kingston. Read More

Parishes in prep mode for JTA/Sagicor National Primary Schools Athletics Champs

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

The countdown is on for the 35th staging of the JTA/Sagicor National Primary Schools Athletics Championships set to take place over two days next week Friday, May 25, and Saturday, May 26 at the National Stadium. Read More

JOA forges links with Colombia

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

With the most successful Commonwealth Games achieved by way of number of medals gained in Australia last month, the Jamaica Olympic Association is not resting on its laurels as an organisation. Read More

JCA stops games for Pat

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 16 2018    

KENDAL, Manchester — President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Wilford “Billy” Heaven said that competitions scheduled for last Saturday, the day the service of thanksgiving was held for late sports administrator Patrick “Pat” Anderson, were... Read More

JTA/Sagicor National Primary Schools Athletics Championships Parish Profiles

Wednesday, May, 16 2018    

The 35th staging of the JTA/Sagicor National Primary Schools Athletics Championship's set to take place at National Stadium on Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26. Read More



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