Athletics

Petersfield High take early lead at Western Champs

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Petersfield High are the leaders of the boys' section of the County of Cornwall Athletics Association/Digicel Western Championships after 12 finals on yesterday's first day held at Herbert Morrison Technical High in Montego Bay. Read More

Asafa Powell revels in 'fresh-foot' run

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

One of the major drawing cards of the Milo Western Relays is the chance for fans to see some of the island's senior athletes race early in the season. Read More

Edwin Allen signal intent with sweep of five of seven relays at Milo Western Relays

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

ANGELS, St Catherine — Reigning national high school champions Edwin Allen High sent a signal they will be covering all their bases come the ISSA Championships next month after winning five of the seven relays including sweeping all the sprint events at Saturday's 41st staging of... Read More

Thompson, Fraser-Pryce engineer MVP record at Milo Western Relays

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

Jamaica's 100m sprint queens Elaine Thompson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce left the thousands of patrons at the 41st staging of the Milo Western Relays with huge smiles on their faces on Saturday. Read More

Herbert Morrison sound warning with impressive

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

Herbert Morrison Technical High School may not boast a vast number in their track and field programme, but head coach Claude Grant believes the athletes they have possess enough quality to give a good account in their respective events at the upcoming ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls'... Read More

Hughes looks ahead after seasonal bow at Camperdown Classics

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

It was not the performance Zharnel Hughes had hoped for, but considering that it was a seasonal bow, the British sprint star believes it is one that can be built on ,going forward. Read More

Western Champs begins today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Many-time champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) will start the defence of their County of Cornwall Athletics Association/Digicel Boys' Western Champs title today with the eliminations set for Herbert Morrison Technical at 9:00... Read More

Kemoy Campbell not in coma, says agent

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 11 2019    

Jamaica's distance runner Kemoy Campbell, who collapsed during the men's 3000-metre event at the Millrose Games in New York on Saturday, is sedated and not in a coma as was reported in some quarters, says his agent Ray Flynn. Read More

Juniors make mark at Camperdown Classics

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 10 2019    

While a number of senior athletes opened their season in good form, it was the juniors who grabbed the spotlight as they continue to round into form as displayed at the 15th staging of the Camperdown Classics inside the National Stadium yesterday. Read More

Youngster Goldsmith results

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

Event 1 Girls' 18 & Under 400-Metre Hurdles HS OPEN MEET: 1:03.30 M Johnell Thomas 2016 A QUALIFER: 1:06.25 A B1 #969 Foote, Shaquena Petersfield Girls 58.02 #987 Stewart, Hisheeno Petersfield Girls 58.1 Read More

Bigger, better Digicel Grand Prix expected for 2019

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

Following a string of record-breaking performances last season, the 2019 Digicel Grand Prix is shaping up to become the most competitive to date. Read More

Camperdown Classic comes of age with 15th staging this weekend

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

The Camperdown Classic will celebrate its 15th staging inside the National Stadium this Saturday, just across from the Stadium East Field where the meet began in 2005. Read More

OCA head makes call to action for abused student athletes at JOA Forum

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

Child advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison has issued a call to action to the nation's sporting leaders to eliminate the physical, sexual and mental abuse of athletes, particularly students, by creating a framework of rules that penalises the primary offenders, their... Read More

Chang eyes spot on World Champs team this year

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, February, 4 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — After winning the gold medal at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Under-20 championships in Tampere, Finland, last July, Calabar High's Kai Chang has set the bar very high this year and has his eyes fixed on making the... Read More

Richards, Goule set national indoor records

Monday, February, 4 2019    

Shot-putter O'Dayne Richards and middle distance runner Natoya Goule both set new Jamaican national indoor records in recent outings at meets in Europe and the USA. Read More



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