Athletics

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

JADCO discusses Therapeutic Use Exemption with athlete support personnel at annual symposium

Sunday, January, 28 2018    

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) highlighted the importance of a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) at the fourth annual JADCO Symposium, which was held at Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston last Thursday. Read More

High Mountain Coffee Road Race 2018 cancelled

Sunday, January, 28 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The 35th Staging of the High Mountain Coffee Road Race originally scheduled for today has been cancelled. Read More

SEASONAL BOW!

Saturday, January, 27 2018    

A number of Jamaica's senior athletes are set to make their seasonal debut at the 17th staging of the Queen's/Grace Jackson Invitational Track Meet inside the National Stadium today. Read More

Sprint medley added to Gibson-McCook Relays

Friday, January, 26 2018    

The 42nd renewal of the Gibson-McCook Relays, to be held at the National Stadium on Saturday, February 24, could see athletes from two schools from Maryland and Florida in the United States joining the thousands of local athletes set to take part in the relay... Read More

VMBS take top corporate prize at 3rd annual VCB Foundation 5K Run/Walk

Thursday, January, 25 2018    

An enthusiastic team from Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS) journeyed to Vere Technical, in Clarendon, for the Veronica Campbell Brown Foundation 5K Run/Walk on Sunday and emerged as the top corporate team among such teams as event sponsors NCB and Juci Patties, as well as Jamalco... Read More

Sagicor Sigma Run 2018 early registration closes today

Tuesday, January, 23 2018    

Sigma Corporate Run participants are being encouraged to take advantage of the early registration period for the 2018 Run, which will end today. Read More

St Jago's Stona continues impressive early season form

Tuesday, January, 23 2018    

St Jago High School strongman Roje Stona has had an eye-catching start to the 2018 track and field season, putting down three good distances in the discus in his first three meets of the season. Read More

Dacres, Smikle impress at Big Shot Throwers Meet

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

Jamaican Olympians Fedrick Dacres and Traves Smikle put on quite a show in the men's discus final at the 15th staging of the Big Shot Throwers Meet at the Excelsior High school in Kingston, Jamaica yesterday to the delight of the hundreds of spectators who were on hand to witness... Read More

Photo: Omar's got it!

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

Omar McLeod poses with the 2017 RJRGleaner National Sportsman of the Year Award after becoming the first sprint hurdler to land the prestigious honour at the ceremony held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Friday night. (Photo: Collin Reid) Read More

McLeod, Atkinson on top

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

Omar McLeod and Alia Atkinson both made history when they were crowned Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year, respectively, at the RJRGleaner National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards held at the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Friday night. Read More

American Coleman breaks 60m indoor world record

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — World 100-metre silver medallist Christian Coleman opened his 2018 campaign by breaking the 60-metre indoor world record with a time of 6.37secs on Friday. Read More



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