Athletics

Photo: Guardsman Games launched

Monday, March, 26 2018    

Debbi-Ann Williams (right), loyalty and rewards manager, Jamaica National Group, makes a point to (from left) Dr Christopher Tufton, minister of health; Catherine Goodall, marketing manager, beverages at Lasco; and chairman of Guardsman Group Kenneth Benjamin at the launch of the Guardsman Games... Read More

2018 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' & Girls' in Pictures

Monday, March, 26 2018    

Rushana Dwyer (right) of Edwin Allen triumphs in the Class Three 800m final in 2.16.73 minutes inside the National Stadium on Saturday. Kevona Davis of Edwin Allen reacts after winning the Class Two 200m final in a smashing new record of 22.72 seconds.  Read More

PHOTO: Stunning Kevona!

Monday, March, 26 2018    

Sixteen-year-old Edwin Allen High Class Two athlete Kevona Davis was in sensational form at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Girls' Athletics Championships which ended Saturday at the National Stadium in Kingston. Davis first set a new meet record for Class Two Girls, clocking 11.16 seconds in the... Read More

Tyreke Wilson sailing in the fast lane of Champs

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 25 2018    

An injury to his teammate Michael Stephens may have been the motivation Tyreke Wilson needed to dig deep, as he added the b oys' Class One 100-metre title to his 'Champs' accolades. Read More

#MyChampsExperience — Ricardo Chambers

Sunday, March, 25 2018    

What is your most memorable Champs experience? Read More

Photo: Oh no, not again!

Sunday, March, 25 2018    

Kingston College's Jhevaughn Matherson thros up his arms in disbelief after pulling up injured yet again, this time in the final of the boys' Class One 100m at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Friday, His teammate Rushaun Rowe offers a... Read More

'BAR GOES HIGHER'

BY HOWARD WALKER OBSERVER SENIOR REPORTER walker@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 25 2018    

Defending champions Calabar High easily retained their Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys' Athletics Championships by a massive 90.5 points and gained their 28th lien on the Mortimer Geddes Trophy. Read More

TAKE FIVE!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 25 2018    

As expected, Edwin Allen High secured a fifth-straight Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Girls' Athletics Championships title sixth in seven years — when they wrapped things up in workmanlike fashion at the National Stadium last... Read More

Obstacle course queen Ingram keeps chasing dreams

Sunday, March, 25 2018    

Aneisha Ingram of Edwin Allen could not have asked for a better start to her 2,000-metre steeplechase career at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships. Read More

Rodgers produces record run to win gold for KC

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

Aryamanya Rodgers of Kingston College (KC) produced a fast-paced race from gun to tape in the 2000m steeplechase final, to shatter the old record held by Thaleetio Green of St Jago High and bring the curtains down on day three of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics... Read More

Marie Forbes smashes Class 2 discus record

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, March, 24 2018    

Vere Technical's Marie Forbes smashed the six-year-old girls' Class Two discus throw record to retain her title won last year on yesterday's fourth and penultimate day of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Championships at the National... Read More

KC's Thames revels in repeating decathlon success

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, March, 24 2018    

Winning the boys' open decathlon event last year was so nice that Kingston College's Donovan Thames had to do it twice. Read More

#MyChampsExperience – Gillian Russell-Love

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

What is your most memorable Champs experience?My most memorable Champs experience was when I won the 100m, 200m and the 80m hurdles at Champs... I think I actually won it on my father's birthday, so that was a special day for him.  Read More

FLOW BRAINS ON TRACK - Dashawn Morris

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

 When did you start track and field?I started track and field at KC in 2013. How did you get involved in track and field?I just saw it and liked it.  Read More

Kevona Davis thrills with 200m record

Friday, March, 23 2018    

A stupendous national Youth Record of 22.92 seconds (0.6m/s) from Edwin Allen's brilliant sprinter Kevona Davis stunned the National Stadium last night as she smashed two records in a glorious run in the semi-finals of the Class Two girls' 200m on the third day of the ISSA/GraceKennedy... Read More



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