Samuda appointed honourary member of international sports medicine body

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda has been appointed an honourary member of the Scientific Committee for the International Congress of Physical Education, Sports and Kinesiotherapy, an international congress which is hosted by the National... Read More

Frano's gift to education

Wednesday, July, 10 2019    

When Claudia Francis Carignan, the sister of Alfred “Frano” Francis, made her transition in January 2018 in her Atlanta hometown, the Running Events Road Race guru said the family was heartbroken. Read More

Thomas-Dodd is lone Jamaican winner at Hungarian Grand Prix

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, July, 10 2019    

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Danniel Thomas-Dodd was the only Jamaican winner at yesterday's Istvan Gyulai Memorial meet in Budapest, a part of the Hungarian Grand Prix, while Fedrick Dacres was second in the men's discus throw event. Read More

JAAA names 39 for PanAm Junior Champs

Tuesday, July, 9 2019    

Jamaica will be hoping to surpass the seven medals won two years ago at the Pan-American Under-20 track and field championships in Puerto Rico after selecting a 49-member team to participate in the 20th edition in San Jose, Costa Rica, July... Read More

Jamaica end with 39 medals at NACAC Championships

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, July, 8 2019    

Jamaica added four medals on Sunday's third and final day of the 10th NACAC Under-23 and Under-18 Championships in Quarertaro, Mexico, with Rajay Morris setting a Championship record 20.82 seconds to win the Under-18 200m, while the Under-23 mixed 4x400m relay team ended the... Read More

Ralford Mullings sets new National Youth shot put record at NACAC Champs

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Sunday, July, 7 2019    

Ralford Mullings set a new National Youth Record (NYR) 20.96m in the Under-18 boys' shot put final and sprint hurdler Vashaun Vascianna won the gold medal on yesterday's morning third session of the 10th NACAC Under-23 and Under-18 Championships in Quarertaro,... Read More

Will he or won't he?

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter | Sunday, July, 7 2019    

Jamaica's rising sprint star Oblique Seville refused to confirm or deny rumours that he will join the professional ranks after he withdrew from Jamaica's team to the NACAC Games currently on in Mexico. Read More

Lyles becomes fourth-fastest 200m runner of all-time

Saturday, July, 6 2019    

Lausanne, Switzerland (AFP) — American Noah Lyles became the fourth-fastest man in history over 200 metres with a stunning Diamond League victory in 19.50 seconds at Lausanne yesterday. Read More

'Mommy Rocket' expected to explode at Lausanne Diamond League

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter | Friday, July, 5 2019    

All eyes will be on two-time Olympic 100m gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at the Lausanne Diamond League in Switzerland today following her mysterious run last time out at the Prefontaine Classic. Read More

RJR recapture INSPORTS Basic Schools Championships crown

Friday, July, 5 2019    

Citizen's Advice Bureau (CAB)/RJR captured their ninth title of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Basic Schools Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Wednesday. Read More

Jamaicans bow into action at NACAC Champs in Mexico

Friday, July, 5 2019    

The Jamaican team is expected to get off to a good start in today's opening sessions of the three-day NACAC Under-23 and Under-18 Championships in Quarertaro, Mexico. Read More

Andre Ewers relishing opportunity to wear national colours

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter | Thursday, July, 4 2019    

Andre Ewers had one dream and that is to represent his country. Read More

Jamaicans end CCCAN on high, cop 7 medals on final day

Thursday, July, 4 2019    

Jamaica's swim team brought the curtains down on the 32nd Central American and Caribbean Confederation Swimming Championship (CCCAN) in fine form, claiming seven medals on the final day of pool action in Bridgetown, Barbados, on Tuesday. Read More

IOC's 'Olympic House' fuels JOA's transformational spirit

Tuesday, July, 2 2019    

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on June 23, Olympic Day, officially opened its new and modern headquarters named and styled 'Olympic House' in Lausanne, Switzerland, home of the Olympic Movement. Read More

Thompson, Dodd second at Prefontaine; Shelly eighth in 100m stroll

Monday, July, 1 2019    

Two second-place finishes were the best for the Jamaicans at yesterday's Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting, held at Cobb Track and Angell Field at Stanford University, California, yesterday. Read More


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