Athletics

Williams, Pinnock gold medals highlight Juniors' Friday night frolic

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 21 2019    

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Jamaica won nine medals — two gold, three silver and four bronze — on Friday's first evening of the 20th Pan-American Under-20 Championships at the National Stadium in San Jose, Costa Rica, with the now-dependable Briana Williams and Wayne Pinnock... Read More

Redemption Dance

Sunday, July, 21 2019    

Danielle Williams scorched to a World-leading national record of 12.32 (0.8 mps) in the 100m hurdles and moved closer to the Diamond League final — which could be her wild card to the World Championship in Doha. Read More

27 Jamaicans converge on two-day London Diamond League

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 20 2019    

With just 10 weeks before the IAAF World Championships in Doha, 27 Jamaicans will embark on the two-day London Diamond League, called the Muller Anniversary Games, today and tomorrow. Read More

Rovane Williams looks to get back on track in pet event

Saturday, July, 20 2019    

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Since his breakout 2018 season when he set the ISSA Champs record in the Class One 400m hurdles and then won at the Penn Relays, not much has been heard from former Rhodes Hall High intermediate hurdler Rovane Williams. Read More

'We're not rivals, we're friends!'

Friday, July, 19 2019    

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — “We are not rivals, we are friends”, they say almost simultaneously. Read More

'Hungry' Chang targets discus gold

Friday, July, 19 2019    

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – After failing to win a medal at a meet for the first time in years, Jamaica's IAAF World Under-20 discus throw gold medallist Kai Chang says he is “hungry and angry” going into today's event on the first day of the 20th Pan-American Under-20 Track... Read More

Good start

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, July, 19 2019    

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Jamaica is well poised to get off to a good start at the 20th Pan American Junior Track and Field Championships that starts this morning at the National Stadium here, with 19 members of the 40-strong team set to compete today. Read More

Halliman said to be on his way back to Excelsior

Friday, July, 19 2019    

The Jamaica Observer has been reliably informed that top schoolboy football coach Lebert Halliman has returned at the helm of his alma mater Excelsior High School for the upcoming Manning Cup season after leading Hydel High to their first Walker Cup crown last... Read More

Photo: GOOD START

Friday, July, 19 2019    

Anthony Cox goes through his paces during a training session on a wet track at the National Stadium in San Jose, Costa Rica, yesterday, ahead of today's start to the 20th Pan- American Junior Track and Field Championships. Cox is a medal hopeful in the 400m. (Photo: Paul... Read More

PanAm Junior head coach says targets were met at 3-day training camp

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Thursday, July, 18 2019    

Michael McIntosh, head coach of the Jamaican team to the Pan-American Under-20 Championships in Costa Rica, said all the targets set for last weekend's camp were met and the early departure to the Central American country would help the team to achieve their... Read More

Off to Costa Rica!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 18 2019    

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Five western Jamaica-based athletes — three attend high schools in the region, while the others are former students who pursued their secondary education at schools also in western Jamaica — are part of the Jamaica team that will... Read More

Second for Jamaican trio at Monaco Diamond League meet

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

Embattled former world championships sprint hurdler Danielle Williams was one of three Jamaicans who placed second in their respective events at yesterday's Herculis IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco. Read More

Briana Williams added to Pan Am U-20 Championships team

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

Fresh from her record setting run at the NACAC Under-18 Championships in Mexico last weekend, Briana Williams has been added to the Jamaican team that will take part in the Pan American Under-20 Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica, next... Read More

10 rise above Guardsman Power

Saturday, July, 13 2019    

Twenty-two teams pushed themselves beyond physical and mental limits, showcasing skill, grit, and physical prowess to secure the 10 automatic spots to the finals of the Guardsman Power Games scheduled for Sunday, July 28, at the Hope Zoo. Read More

Michael O'Hara in shock and disbelief at Bolt's video rant

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 12 2019    

Michael O'Hara has refuted claims that he has disrespected Racers Track Club Head Coach Glen Mills. Read More



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