Athletics

Move over, LeBron!

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter Special Olympics Summer Games In UAE | Thursday, March, 21 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Special Olympics Jamaica laid hands on eight medals on yesterday's final day of competition to reach 33 at the 2019 World Summer Games, surpassing the 29 they tallied four years ago in the United States. Read More

10 out of 10!

Thursday, March, 21 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Jamaican Older Gordon says her experience at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in the capacity of technical official for roller skating was top notch. Read More

Jamaica in eight-medal haul at Special Olympics

Sanjay Myers Sports Editor Special Olympics Summer Games In UAE | Wednesday, March, 20 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Jamaica hauled in eight medals yesterday and also benefited from a reinstated gold in athletics as things took a sharp turn for the better in the Special Olympics World Summer Games. Read More

Hoop Coup

Wednesday, March, 20 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Jamaica's teams will make a dash for medals on today's final day of competition here at the 2019 Special Olympics World Winter Games. Read More

Photo: SILVER BLISS

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

Paula-Aye Whylie reacts after placing second for a silver medal in Division 32 of the female 100m race in 14.59 seconds to Janice Trinidad of the Phillipines at the Special Olympics World Summer Games at Dubai Police Officiers Club Track yesterday. Only twodays ago Whylie was denied a gold... Read More

Ecstatic coaches laud 'special' athletes

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter Special Olympics Summer Games In Abu Dhabi | Monday, March, 18 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Coaches Cislyn Shirley and Tanisha Brown were ecstatic after their charges brought in more medals for Jamaica (SOJ) in bocce and roller skating, respectively, at the Special Olympics World Summer Games. Read More

Five Stars

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter Special Olympics Summer Games In Abu Dhabi | Monday, March, 18 2019    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Gold medals were the order of the day as Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) continued its strong showing at the World Summer Games. Read More

Jamaicans Green, Palmer cop silver at World Summer Games

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter Special Olympics Summer Games In Abu Dhabi | Sunday, March, 17 2019    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Roller skater Sekani Green and long distance runner Gavane Palmer both won silver as Jamaica tallied three more medals yesterday at the Special Olympics World Summer Games. Read More

KC, Hydel run away with Digicel Grand Prix bounty

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 17 2019    

New champions were crowned yesterday as Kingston College (KC) and Hydel High captured the Digicel Grand Prix final and walked away with a whopping $1 million each at GC Foster College. Read More

G C Foster Classic pulls curtains on Digicel Grand Prix Series

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, March, 16 2019    

Athletics fans will be in for a treat as the Digicel Grand Prix Finals and the G C Foster Classic merge to provide the ultimate excitement as Calabar High and Edwin Allen High girls defend their titles, while a host of senior elite stars will join the action starting at 9:00... Read More

Oddman claims Ja's first medal in the UAE

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter Special Olympics Summer Games In UAE | Saturday, March, 16 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Roller skater Dale Oddman yesterday won bronze in Division One of the 100-metre event at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), for Jamaica's first medal at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games. Read More

Bell tolls for integration of 'Special' people into mainstream society

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, March, 16 2019    

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Lorna Bell, the executive director for Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ), on Thursday emphasised unified sports as a major avenue for integrating people with intellectual disabilities into mainstream society. Read More

Athlete to watch - BB Coke's Javed Jones

Saturday, March, 16 2019    

Javed Jones will carry the hopes of BB Coke High at this year's 109th staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' Champs, set to get going in just under two weeks' time at National Stadium as he hopes to make it to both finals in the Class One 400m hurdles and the 400m... Read More

PHOTO: On a roll!

Saturday, March, 16 2019    

Dale Oddman competes in Division One of the 100m roller skating eventat the Special Olympics World Summer Games at Abu Dhabi NationalExhibition Centre yesterday, where he won bronze for Special OlympicsJamaica's first medal at the Games. (Photo: Collin reid courtesy ofAlliance Investments,... Read More

Jamaican Scott cops triple jump title at Birmingham CrossPlex

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, March, 15 2019    

Jamaican Jordan Scott of the University of Virginia continued his outstanding season after winning the men's triple jump at the NCAA Division One indoors national championships, setting a facility record 16.89m at the Birmingham CrossPlex on Saturday's second and final... Read More



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