Athletics

UWI Run going the distance to help needy students

With proceeds from the CB Group University of The West Indies (UWI) 5K and Smart Eggs Kids K going directly towards the development of sports and education, Mayberry Investments could not resist being a part of such a worthy cause and has pumped $250,000 in... Read More

Wily Watson!
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Antonio Watson felt exhorted and “proud” after battling valiantly to earn the silver medal in the boys' 200m following a third-place finish in Stage Two, Heat Three at the Youth Olympic Games yesterday.... Read More

Bolt fumes over drug test notice
SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Sprint legend Usain Bolt says he's stunned after being handed a drug testing notice despite retiring from athletics and having no professional contract as he bids to launch a football career in Australia.... Read More

Watson set to add to Jamaica's medal tally
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — All eyes will be on Antonio Watson as he shoulders Jamaica's hopes of adding its second medal at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Stage Two, Heat Three of the boys' 200m today, beginning at 4:25 pm here (2:25 pm Jamaica time).... Read More

Statue of Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce unveiled

Tuesday, October, 16 2018    

Jamaica's number one female sprinter of all time, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, had the honour of unveiling her own statue alongside Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Minister of Sports Olivia Grange at Statue Park inside Independence Park on Sunday. Read More

Our heroine!

Tuesday, October, 16 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Ackera Nugent always had talent and mental toughness, but just needed the proper outlet to challenge herself. Read More

Photo: Our heroine!

Tuesday, October, 16 2018    

amaica's Ackera Nugent celebrates with the Jamaican flag after receiving the bronze medal in the women's 100m hurdles on Monday at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo: Collin Reid courtesy of Jamaica Olympic Association) Read More

IT'S BRONZE - Nugent claims first medal at Youth Olympic Games

Monday, October, 15 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Sprint hurdler Ackera Nugent battled bravely for nearly one-third of her race with a sprained left ankle, but not even that was going to prevent the Jamaican from delivering for her country as she ran a career-best time to secure the bronze medal in the... Read More

PHOTO: It's Bronze

Monday, October, 15 2018    

Jamaica's Ackera Nugent (left) crosses the finish line in second place in 12.96 seconds behind the USA's Grace Stark (right), who won in 12.83 seconds in Stage Two on the women's 100m hurdles final at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, yesterday. Australia's Sophie White... Read More

Wily Watson!

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Ackera Nugent appears set to capture Jamaica's first medal at the Youth Olympic Games when she races in Stage Two, Heat Three of the girls' 100 metres hurdles today at 2:45 pm (12:45 pm Jamaica time). Read More

Photo: WILY WATSON!

Sunday, October, 14 2018    

Jamaica's Antonio Watson reacts after winning his 200m heat in 21.33 seconds ahead of Joakim Genereux for the second fastest time of all the heats at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, yesterday. (Photo: Collin Reid courtesy of Jamaica Olympic Association) Read More

JOA bosses, Riley want greater emphasis on world meets

Friday, October, 12 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Top honchos of Jamaica's parent body for sport, the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), are charging its affiliates to place greater priority and emphasis on preparing athletes for international competition, following dismal performances by some of... Read More

Samuda urges athletes to be 'good ambassadors' of Jamaica

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Christopher Samuda challenged the nation's representatives, among all things, to be “good ambassadors” for the country at the Youth Olympic Games. Read More

First hurdle!

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Medal hopeful Ackera Nugent will launch Jamaica's track and field quest at the Youth Olympic Games in the girls' 100m hurdles heats today. Read More

Photo: First hurdle!

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Jamaica's Ackera Nugent clears a hurdle under the watchful eyes of team officials during practice yesterday ahead of today's start of track and field events at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. Nugent will be Jamaica's first participant on the track today. (Photo: Collin Reid... Read More



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