Athletics

Photos: World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Switzerland

Thursday, August, 10 2017    

Jason Brown (right) of Jamaica wins his heat in the men’s T11-T13 100m ahead of Joeferson Marinho de Oliveria from Brazil at the recent World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland. (Photos: Naphtali Junior)  Read More

Trendsetter

Thursday, August, 10 2017    

LONDON, England — Another piece of history has been written in Jamaica's rich athletics folklore as Kemoy Campbell became the first Jamaican to qualify for the final of the men's 5000-metre event at the World Championships. Read More

'Heartbroken' Isaac Makwala lashes out

Thursday, August, 10 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) – Botswana's Isaac Makwala admitted to being heartbroken and fuelled by anger as he ran two rounds of the 200 metres – one on his own – to reach the final at the World Championships yesterday. Read More

The 'chase' is on Praught-Leer into final of

Thursday, August, 10 2017    

LONDON, England — Jamaica's Aisha Praught-Leer easily qualified for the final of the women's 3,000m steeplechase after clocking a relaxed 9:26.37 minutes for fourth in her heat here at the Olympic Stadium last night. Read More

Through the lens of Collin Reid

Thursday, August, 10 2017    

Even though the Jamaican track and field athletes have not been performing at their customary glorious best, with the medals trickling in so far, the Jamaican fans have turned out in their numbers to share the occasion of the London World Championships, the edition which marks the end of... Read More

Mo to come!

Thursday, August, 10 2017    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — British track legend Mo Farah sauntered into the 5,000 metres world final yesterday looking good to sign off his brilliant track championship career with a fifth successive global title double. Read More

Allen, Gaye miss 400m podium

HOWARD WALKER At the 16th IAAF World Champs in London | Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

London, England — Jamaica's promising quarter-milers Nathon Allen and Demish Gaye finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the final of the Men's 400m, while Ristananna Tracey secured her spot in the 400m hurdles final yesterday. Read More

McLeod targets 100m, 200m races

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

London , England — Having conquered the 110m hurdles event, Omar McLeod will now be venturing into other areas culminating with attempts to represent Jamaica in the 100m and 200m at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Read More

Davian Clarke backs Jamaica to land gold in quarter-mile relays

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

London , England — Jamaica's three-time Olympic quarter-miler Davian Clarke, who is now the technical leader of the Philippines, believes Jamaica can win both mile relays at the London World Championships. Read More

Photos: Through Collin Reid's Lens

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

Wayde van Niekerk celebrates with the South African flag after his victory in the men's 400m final at the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships inside the London Olympic Stadium yesterday.  Read More

Jamaican camp not affected by norovirus, says manager Forbes

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

London , England — The Jamaican team has not been affected by the suspected outbreak of the norovirus in London that has seen a number of athletes and officials affected. Read More

Thomas-Dodd makes historic appearance in shot put final

HOWARD WALKER AT THE 16TH IAAF WORLD CHAMPS IN LONDON | Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

London , England — Jamaica's Danniel Thomas-Dodd became the first Jamaican woman to reach the final of the shot put event, after finishing third in Group A with heave of 18.42 metres. Read More

Photo: Tastes so good

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

Jamaica's Omar McLeod bites into his gold medal at the end of the Medals Ceremony inside the London Olympic Stadium yesterday. Olympic champion McLeod won the men's 110m hurdles gold medal to add the World Championships title to his impressive collection on Monday. (Photo: Collin REid,... Read More

Infected Makwala could not have run — IAAF

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Botswana star Isaac Makwala was barred from running in the men's 400 metres world final yesterday because he was suffering from an infectious disease, athletics' governing body confirmed. Read More

Campbell, Praught-Leer to test Jamaca's long-distance prowess

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

London, England — Jamaica's long-distance prowess will be on display today as national record holders Kemoy Campbell and Aisha Praught-Leer strut their stuff in the 5,000m and 3,000m steeplechase, respectively, inside the London Olympic Stadium. Read More



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