Athletics

Jamaica College and the x-factor effect at Champs

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
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
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
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

10 out of 10!

Thursday, March, 21 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Jamaican Older Gordon says her experience at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in the capacity of technical official for roller skating was top notch. Read More

Jamaica in eight-medal haul at Special Olympics

Sanjay Myers Sports Editor Special Olympics Summer Games In UAE | Wednesday, March, 20 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Jamaica hauled in eight medals yesterday and also benefited from a reinstated gold in athletics as things took a sharp turn for the better in the Special Olympics World Summer Games. Read More

Hoop Coup

Wednesday, March, 20 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Jamaica's teams will make a dash for medals on today's final day of competition here at the 2019 Special Olympics World Winter Games. Read More

Photo: SILVER BLISS

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

Paula-Aye Whylie reacts after placing second for a silver medal in Division 32 of the female 100m race in 14.59 seconds to Janice Trinidad of the Phillipines at the Special Olympics World Summer Games at Dubai Police Officiers Club Track yesterday. Only twodays ago Whylie was denied a gold... Read More

Ecstatic coaches laud 'special' athletes

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter Special Olympics Summer Games In Abu Dhabi | Monday, March, 18 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Coaches Cislyn Shirley and Tanisha Brown were ecstatic after their charges brought in more medals for Jamaica (SOJ) in bocce and roller skating, respectively, at the Special Olympics World Summer Games. Read More



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