Athletics

Photo: DESPERATELY CLOSE!

Monday, April, 30 2018    

Jamaica's Jura Levy (left) raises her arms in triumph as she beats USA-Blue in the USA vs The World Series Women's 4x100m final at the 124th Penn Relays Carnival inside Franklin Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Saturday. Jamaica won in 43.14 seconds ahead of USA-Blue in 43.18... Read More

All set for Everyone's A Winner 5K & 10K

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

The Everyone's A Winner/Running Events 5K & 10K comes to life today on the grounds of the beautiful Hope Gardens. Read More

Sensational Calabar sweep

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

PHILADELPHIA, USA — Calabar High School created history at the Penn Relays on yesterday's final day of the 124th staging, at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, by sweeping all three Championship of America relays and setting two records in the process in the 4x400m and the... Read More

Jamaican athlete Waseem Williams relishes top US collegiate award

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

Last Monday (April 23) when he went up to the podium to collect the Golden Pete Award for Male Breakout Athlete of the Year, sprinter Waseem Williams breathed a sigh of relief. Read More

Racers Grand Prix inspires as Gov't seeks growth avenues for sports

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, April, 28 2018    

Minister of Sport Olivia Grange says her Government's renewed commitment of US$200,000 (approximately $24,903,500) to the third staging of the JN/Racers Grand Prix was a no-brainer, as the event fits into the development thrust of her ministry. Read More

Boys all set for repeat success

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

Philadelphia , USA — Three Jamaican schools led by Calabar High and St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), winners of the 4x100m and 4x800m, respectively, last year, have qualified for two Championship of America relay finals after yesterday's... Read More

EDWIN ALLEN'S #1

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, April, 28 2018    

PHILADELPHIA, USA — All three Jamaican defending champions retained their high school girls' Championship of America titles on a bitterly cold day at the 124th Penn Relay Carnival at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, USA, yesterday. Read More

French triathlete Elisabeth Mondon ready for Jakes triathlon

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

The annual Jakes Off Road Triathlon requires more than physical strength.And Elisabeth Mondon will tell you that it is an event which also requires mental fortitude and extreme discipline. Read More

PHOTOS: Girls day out at 'Penns'

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

St Augustine College's Shannon Kalawan, formerly of Edwin Allen, on her way to victory in the College Women's 400m hurdles at the 124th Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, USA, on Thursday. (Photos: Collin Reid courtesy of Petrojam, Courts, Scotiabank, Jamaica Tourist... Read More

PHOTO: Edwin Allen's #1

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

Edwin Allen High School's quartet of (from left) Kevona Davis, Peter- Gay McKenzie, Kasheika Cameron and Fredricka McKenzie on the winner's podium after retaining their Championship of America 4x100m relay crown at the 124th Penn Relays inside Franklin Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA,... Read More

It's John Mills!

Friday, April, 27 2018    

John Mills All-Age and Junior High School became the last winners of the Insports Junior High, All-Age and Primary Championships on Thursday when they overhauled day one leaders and defending champions Windward Road Primary and Junior High to win a classic championships... Read More

Edwin Allen's Burger retains high jump title

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 27 2018    

PHILADELPIA, USA — Edwin Allen High's Janique Burger retained her high jump title while her teammate Lotavia Brown jumped a wind-aided 13.16m (2.2m/s) to lead a Jamaican sweep of the top three places in the high school girls triple jump at yesterday's opening day of the 124th Penn... Read More

Girls in action as 124th Penn Relays gets under way

Paul A Reid Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

PHILADELPHIA, USA — Jamaican High School girls' teams will be defending six titles, including all three Championships of America relay crowns, as the 124th annual Penn Relays Carnival gets under way today in what is expected to be cold conditions at Franklin Field on the campus of... Read More

Windward Road take early lead

Thursday, April, 26 2018    

Defending champions Windward Road Primary and All-Age, on 121 points, lead their main rivals John Mills Primary and Junior High by 15 points after day one of the 40th staging of the INSPORTS All-Age and Junior High School Track and Field Championships at the National... Read More

'Stop hiding them'

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 26 2018    

Special Olympics Jamaica is calling on parents of intellectually challenged children to stop hiding them and to allow these children to interact with the wider society and live more fulfilled lives. Read More



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