Athletics

Para athletes hit qualifying marks

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

The Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA) had its track and field qualifier for the Para Pan American Games, which will be held in Lima, Peru, from August 23 to September 3 2019, at an All Comers Meet held recently at National Stadium. Read More

JADCO recognises staff, stakeholders at 10th anniversary banquet and awards ceremony

Tuesday, June, 11 2019    

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) recognised staff and stakeholders at its 10th Anniversary Banquet and Awards Ceremony, which was held on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in Kingston. Read More

Record turnout for 2019 Guardian Group Foundation's Keep It Alive MoBay Run

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 11 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The streets of Fairview, Montego Bay, were unrecognisable on Saturday night, June 1, as thousands of walkers, runners and 'wheelers' gathered to participate in the Montego Bay leg of the 2019 Guardian Group Foundation's Keep it Alive 5K Night Runs. Read More

Team Mona win UWI Games 2019 Championship

Tuesday, June, 11 2019    

The Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies were declared the winners of the UWI Games Championship for the 19th time.The announcement was made at the closing and awards ceremony on May 31. Read More

Michael Frater now a JOA director

Tuesday, June, 11 2019    

The Christopher Samuda-led administration of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), prior to... Read More

Six records shattered at Racers Adidas Grand Prix

Monday, June, 10 2019    

Six records were broken at the fourth staging of the Racers Adidas Grand Prix on Saturday that saw Jamaica and the USA dominating the event, with six wins piece. Read More

Shelly runs 10.88 to light up Racers Grand Prix

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 9 2019    

The darling of Jamaican sprinting, Shelly-AnnFraser-Pryce brought the house down at the Racers Adidas Grand Prix with a blistering 10.88 to win the 100m in fine style. Read More

Stars set to shine at 4th Racers Adidas Grand Prix today

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, June, 8 2019    

The National Stadium will be abuzz with excitement today as a constellation of stars converge for the fourth staging of the Racers Adidas Grand Prix which is set to begin at 6:50 pm. Read More

Brown continues great season with another PB in NCAA hurdles semis

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, June, 8 2019    

Austin , Texas, USA — Janeek Brown continued her fantastic track and field season with another personal best of 12.53secs in semi-final two of the 100m hurdles, at the NCAA D1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships, at Texas University on Thursday. Read More

Ajee Wilson ready to go full blast in 800m

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 7 2019    

Fresh from her victory in Stockholm, Sweden a few days ago, American 800m record holder Ajee Wilson is of the view that any absence of the embattled Caster Semenya will not make it easier for her at the World Championships in September. Read More

Jamaican men struggle on day one of NCAA D1 Outdoor Championships

Friday, June, 7 2019    

Austin , Texas, USA — Most of the Jamaican men participating at the NCAA Division One Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas had a hard time in the afternoon sun on Wednesday's day one of the four-day championships. Read More

It's me again!

Friday, June, 7 2019    

Rome, Italy (AFP) — Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson dominated the women's 100 metres at the Diamond League meet in Rome to beat Britain's Dina Asher-Smith as Michael Norman inflicted the first defeat on fellow American Noah Lyles over 200m in nearly three... Read More

Photo: A Racers welcome!

Friday, June, 7 2019    

Participants at tomorrow's Racers Adidas Grand Prix gather outside the arrival lounge shortly after clearing customs at Norman Manley International Airport on Wednesday eveining. The athletes will be in action at National Stadium tomorrow evening. (Photo: Norman Thomas) Read More

Bralon Taplin here to figure out his inconsistent form in 400m

Friday, June, 7 2019    

Bralon Taplin is hoping to become the second Grenadian to win the men's 400m at the Racers Adidas Grand Prix on Saturday following in the footsteps of his more illustrious countryman Kirani James. Read More

Phyllis Francis Jamaican link

Friday, June, 7 2019    

It didn't come as a surprise when American 400m World champion Phyllis Francis revealed that her father Andrew Francis hails from Montego Bay in St James. Read More



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