Athletics

G C Foster take early lead in Intercol Champs

Saturday, April, 7 2018    

Defending champion G C Foster have taken the lead after day one of the 57th NCB/Jamaica Intercollegiate Sports Association Track and Field Championships, after seven finals inside the National Stadium yesterday. Read More

Jamaica out of the blocks as Atkinson mines silver

Saturday, April, 7 2018    

Gold Coast , Australia — It took Jamaica just two days to claim their first medal at these Commonwealth Games, as flag bearer Alia Atkinson won a silver medal in the final of the women's 50m breaststroke, the same as she did four years ago in Scotland. Read More

Reiss Beckford sets sights on podium finish in gymnastics

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, April, 7 2018    

He is no stranger to the Commonwealth Games scene, but Reiss Beckford is now competing under a different flag. Read More

Jamaican teen Lori Sharpe creates history by completing triathlon

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Obsever writer | Friday, April, 6 2018    

Jamaican teenager Lori Sharpe created history yesterday when she became the first Jamaican to complete a triathlon event at the Commonwealth Games. Read More

UTech Track and Field Classic set for April 14

BY GERALD REID Observer write | Thursday, April, 5 2018    

THE 10th staging of the University of Technology (UTech) Track and Field Classic is set for Saturday, April 14 at 4:00 pm at the National Stadium.Details were announced by Head Coach of UTech Paul Francis at the launch yesterday. Read More

Distin earns automatic qualification to World U-20 Championships

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

Jamaica's Lamara Distin achieved the automatic qualifying mark for the women's high jump at this July's IAAF World Under-20 Championships to be held in Tampere, Finland, after she won the high jump on Monday's final day of the 47th Carifta Championships in Nassau,... Read More

Photo: LET THE SHOW BEGIN!

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

Flag bearer Alia Atkinson leads the Jamaican team into the Carrara Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia, on Wednesday at the Opening Ceremony of the 21st Commonwealth Games. (Photo: Collin Reid — Courtest of Guardian Life, Courts, VMBS, Sports Development Foundation and Alliance... Read More

Aboriginal activists target Games opening ceremony

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

Gold Coast, Australia (AFP) — There were minor scuffles Wednesday as about 100 Aboriginal activists faced off against police outside the stadium hosting the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games. Read More

Let the show begin!

From Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Thursday, April, 5 2018    

Gold Coast, Australia — The 21st staging of the Commonwealth Games being held in the Gold Coast in Australia began with a fantastic opening ceremony here at the Carraca Stadium on Tuesday night (Jamaica time). Read More

Briana Williams joins iconic Bolt, Blake, VCB as Sealy award winner

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

Briana Williams joined a select group of Jamaican athletes on Monday night when she was selected as the Austin Sealy Award winner following her triple gold medal performance at the 47th Carifta Games at the Thomas A Robinson stadium in Nassau,... Read More

Photo: Time for take-off

Wednesday, April, 4 2018    

Members of the Sunshine Girls team pose with a native horn blower at the flag-raising ceremony at the Commonwealth Games Village on Monday. They were in high spirits after winning a tournament over games favourites New Zealand. The Girls now eye a podium finish. (Photo: Collin Reid... Read More

Dacres, Fowler-Reid relishing leadership roles in 'CommGames' team

Tuesday, April, 3 2018    

Fedrick Dacres and Jhaniele Fowler-Reid have been chosen to captain Jamaica's team to the 21st staging of the Commonwealth Games that is being held on the Gold Coast in Australia. Read More

Sprint queen rising

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 3 2018    

Briana Williams completed the only sprint double after she won the Under-17 girls' 200m on yesterday's final day of the 47th CARIFTA Games at the Thomas A Robinson stadium in Nassau, Bahamas, as she completed the weekend with three gold medals and two... Read More

Photo: Twice as nice

Tuesday, April, 3 2018    

Jamaica's starlet Briana Williams completed her sprint double by winning gold in the girls' Under-17 200m in a personal best 23.11 seconds at the FLOW Carifta Games inside the Thomas A Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas, yesterday. The win was her third gold of the championship, having won the... Read More

Williams on course for sprint double

Monday, April, 2 2018    

Jamaicans Briana Williams and Andre Bent as well as The Bahamas's Joel Johnson stayed on course for the 100m/200m sprint double at the 47th FLOW Carifta Games at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas, after all winning their semi-finals on yesterday's second day of... Read More



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