Athletics

Reggae Crocs target speed for Olympic qualification

Jamaica's athletes have long established themselves among the fastest in global track athletics. Read More

Black car Bolt's only demand on Aussie football foray
Sydney, Australia (AFP) — Usain Bolt might be a superstar athlete but the fastest man ever won't be getting special treatment when he arrives in Australia in his bid to become a professional footballer.... Read More

Dacres again!
World leader Fredrick Dacres and Shanieka Ricketts both set championships records as Jamaica ended the North American Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Senior Championships on a high yesterday with 11 more medals, including three gold, as the regional...... Read More

Photo: Dacres at it again!
Fedrick Dacres threw 68.47m to lead a Jamaican first and second place finish with Traves Smikle in the men's discus throw at the NACAC Senior Championships inside Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Canada, yesterday. (Photo: Collin Reid)... Read More

Tracey lands historic gold

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 12 2018    

Tyquendo Tracey won a historic gold medal for Jamaica yesterday in the men's 100m at the NACAC Senior Championships at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Canada, the first Jamaican to win any 100m at the continental championships. Read More

SHOT PUT BRONZE!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, August, 11 2018    

Shot putter O'Dayne Richards won a bronze medal as Jamaica opened its account on yesterday's first day of the third NACAC Senior Championships at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Canada. Read More

O'Dayne Richards leads medal charge at NACAC Champs

PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 10 2018    

Newly crowned Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games gold medallist and record holder O'Dayne Richards, silver medallist Ashinia Miler and triple jumper Jordan Scott will be hoping to get Jamaica's medal hunt off to a good start today as the third NACAC Senior Championships gets... Read More

Fraser-Pryce heads 40-member NACAC team

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 8 2018    

Jamaica will be represented by a strong 40-member team at the NACAC Senior Championships that will be held at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Canada, starting on Friday and ending on Sunday evening. Read More

Hughes, Asher-Smith seal historic sprint double for Britain

Wednesday, August, 8 2018    

Berlin , Germany (AFP) — Zharnel Hughes and Dina Asher-Smith claimed a historic European sprint double for Britain yesterday as they won the men and women's 100 metres at Berlin's Olympic Stadium. Read More

Jamaican athletes celebrate Independence in China

Wednesday, August, 8 2018    

They may be based in the far-flung East Asian nation of China as part of the Jamaica/China Exchange programme, but members of the Jamaican delegation across three of the seven sporting disciplines were not about to miss out on the country's Independence Day... Read More

Samuda, Hawthorne laud CAC athletes

Monday, August, 6 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) pledged, among a number of goals, to take the mantle in professionalising sports administration to actualise sustained sporting development. Read More

Increased spend reaping dividends — Foster

Monday, August, 6 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — Returns from recent international sporting championships have strengthened belief within the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) that its current increase in spend to national bodies is reaping dividends and will enable a realisation of its '10 in 20'... Read More

Memories by the score — Abe Bailey

Robbie Robinson | Sunday, August, 5 2018    

Born in the parish of Clarendon, Abe Bailey did his early schooling at May Pen Government School and Brompton Preparatory Academy, before moving up to St Jago High School. At St Jago he excelled at cricket, football, and athletics. Read More

J'cans shine with 17 track and field medals

Saturday, August, 4 2018    

Jamaica finished fourth in the medals table with a total of 17 as the track and field competition came to an end at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games at Roberto Melendez Stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia, yesterday with both the men's and women's... Read More

Jamaica clinch three more CAC Games medals

PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 3 2018    

Jamaica's women's 4x100m relay team won the country's eighth track and field gold medal as the track and field events at the 27th Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games came to a close at the Roberto Melendez Stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia, yesterday. Read More



ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT