Athletics

State of emergency forces Milo Western Relays to extend entry deadline

Wednesday, February, 7 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The organising committee of the Milo Western Relays has extended the entry deadline a further 24 hours and will close at midnight tonight to help schools that might need additional time, it was announced yesterday. Read More

Edwin Allen, Hydel show strength at STETHS Invitational

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 6 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — National high school girls' track and field champions Edwin Allen High and Hydel High, who are expected to be among the teams chasing them for the title come March, put on a show of force at the 35th staging of the Wisynco/STETHS Invitational at the St... Read More

JOA boss advocates the building of the total athlete

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Sunday, February, 4 2018    

President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) Christopher Samuda is calling for a focus on the mental and moral preparation of the next generation of Jamaican athletes as the country continues to stamp its authority in the world of global sporting endeavour. Read More

New start time for Milo Western Relays

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, February, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The 40th staging of the Milo Western Relays, to be held at Montego Bay Sports Complex on February 10, will start two hours earlier than usual at 10:00 am, as was announced at last Thursday's media launch at Holy Trinity church hall in Montego... Read More

Calabar continue dominance at Queen's/Grace Jackson meet

Saturday, February, 3 2018    

Calabar High School sent their strongest signal yet this season that they are intent on retaining the Mortimer Geddes trophy come the 24th of March. Read More

'Don't think limits,” urges Forbes

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Olympic Games and World Championships medallist Sashalee Forbes has encouraged young athletes not to restrict themselves with limitations, but to strive to do their best. Read More

2018 Digicel Grand Prix Athletics Championships launched

Saturday, February, 3 2018    

The fourth annual Digicel Grand Prix Athletics Championships, which was recently dubbed the Diamond League of youth athletics, was launched at Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston on Wednesday. Read More

Keen competition expected at Grace/PUMA Youngster Goldsmith National Classics

Saturday, February, 3 2018    

The Grace/PUMA Youngster Goldsmith National Classics will come of age today with the 21st staging of the event inside the National Stadium.More than 1,900 athletes from over 70 schools will take part in what is primarily a hurdles and field events meet. Read More

'More development track meets needed,' says Elaine Thompson

Saturday, February, 3 2018    

Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson is lamenting the limited number of development track meets for young athletes in Jamaica. Read More

'The show will go on'

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Meet director of the annual Milo Western Relays, Ray Harvey, has confirmed that despite the state of public emergency imposed on the parish of St James, the event will be staged this year. Read More

Camperdown Classics set to honour Remaldo Rose

Wednesday, January, 31 2018    

Former ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships standout track athlete from Camperdown High Remaldo Rose will be honoured by his Alma Mater at the 14th staging of the annual athletics development meet the Camperdown Classics, to be held on Saturday, February 10 at the... Read More

GraceKennedy signs 3-year deal with Youngster Goldsmith

Wednesday, January, 31 2018    

The Youngster Goldsmith National Athletic Classics received a massive boost on Monday when it was announced that GraceKennedy had come on board in a massive way to provide sponsorship for the event for the next three years. Read More

Watson, Davis honorees at 2018 Milo Western Relays

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 31 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — IAAF World Under-18 (Youth) Championships medallists Antonio Watson of Petersfield High and Kevona Davis of Edwin Allen High will be the honorees at the 40th staging of the Milo Western Relays, set for February 10 at the Montego Bay Sports... Read More

Powell set to unleash on Millrose Games debut

Tuesday, January, 30 2018    

Jamaican record-holder Asafa Powell will make his first appearance indoors since copping silver at the 2016 World Indoors Championships, when he lines up in the 60m at Saturday's Millrose Games inside the New Balance Track and Field Center at The Armory in New... Read More

'Wonderful start'

Monday, January, 29 2018    

Elaine Thompson clocked 7.18secs to take section three of the women's 60-metre dash Open at the 17th staging of the Queen's/Grace Jackson Invitational Meet at National Stadium Saturday night, but she was made to work by her MVP teammate Christania Williams, who led for... Read More



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