Athletics

Photo: LABOUR OF LOVE?

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

Alyssa White addresses editors and reporters during the Jamaica Observer's Monday Exchange at the newspaper's Beechwood Avenue offices yesterday. (Photo: Joseph Wellington) Read More

High Mountain Coffee Road Race back with a twist

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 14 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — After more than three decades as a staple on the calendar of Manchester to foster camaraderie, the annual High Mountain Coffee Road Race was noticeably missing last year. Read More

Digicel to replace Flow in Champs sponsorship change-over

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

DIGICEL looks set to be the next telecommunication partner of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships after Flow's three-year sponsorship deal ended last year. Read More

Farquharson taking aim at Class One 800m record

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

Kimar Farquharson produced a scintillating early season performance in the Class One Boys' 800m at the JC/Pure Water/R Danny Williams Athletics Development Meet last Saturday on the newly laid synthetic track to set tongues wagging. Read More

36th Kirkvine meet launched

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

The 36th JAAA' Puma/Fuller/Anderson Development meet was launched on Tuesday at Golf View Hotel in Mandeville. Read More

Three development meets on today

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

Another weekend, another slew of development meets to choose from, as athletes continue their preparation at the Douglas Forrest Invitational, the JAAA/Puma Development and Manchester Charlie Fuller field event meets. Read More

Blake, Mills part ways

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 11 2019    

Patrick Dawson, who has taken up the mantle as the new coach of former World Championships 100m gold medallist Yohan Blake, says he was surprised by the split between the sprinter and Racers Track Club Head c oach Glen Mills after a... Read More

$52m target!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Emotions ran high at the Jamaica Pegasus yesterday as Sagicor Foundation launched the 21st staging of its Sigma Corporate Run with a target of $52 million for the February 17 event. Read More

Kremlin blames 'logistics' for missed WADA deadline

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Moscow, Russia (AFP) — The Kremlin yesterday said Moscow's failure to meet the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) deadline last week to hand over data from its anti-doping laboratory could be explained by logistical problems. Read More

Replacement of the Stadium East track remains on track — Grange

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

Olivia Grange, minister of sport, has said that she is pleased that the work to install a new track at Stadium East in the Independence Park complex started on Monday, as previously announced. Read More

VCBaby!

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

Olympic and World Championships gold medallist Veronica Campbell Brown is pregnant with her first child and has hinted that she could hang up her spikes, ending one of the most decorated careers in track and field. Read More

18 Jamaicans among 20 sitting ITTF Level Two Coaching Course

By Gerald Reid Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

EIGHTEEN Jamaicans are among 20 participants presently sitting the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Level Two Coaching Course, which began Monday at the University of Technology (UTech) and ends next Monday. Read More

Throwers dominate at First Chance meet

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Throwers stole the spotlight at Saturday's County of Cornwall Athletics Association's First Chance meet that was held at Collin Miller Sports Complex in Lucea. Read More

Photo: Bold undertaking

Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

Oshane Bailey (right) passes the baton to Warren Weir during the men's 4X100m event at the 2017 edition of the IAAF World Relays in The Bahamas. (Photo: Observer file) Read More

WADA team returns to Moscow for lab info

Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) – A three-person World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) team will arrive in Moscow tomorrow to obtain laboratory doping test data after Russian authorities missed a deadline to provide the information. Read More



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