Athletics

Thomas, Taylor headline Jamaica's World Under-20 squad

Thursday, June, 28 2018    

Damion Thomas, who equalled the World Junior Record in the 110m hurdles, and Christopher Taylor, who set a new National Junior Record in the 400m at last weekend's Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association's Junior and Senior National Championships at the National Stadium, will head a... Read More

Grange welcomes Fraser-Pryce's return to the track at maquette unveiling

Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

Minister of sport Olivia Grange has said the nation should say thanks and rejoice for the return of Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to the track. Read More

JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Champs top boy to continue track career at KC

Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

Dushaun Grant's story is nowhere close to being finished.In fact, the young track star, who was named the 2018 Champion Boy at the 35th staging of the JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championship, is taking the steps to becoming a professional athlete. Read More

Chris Taylor achieves dream at National Championships

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

“My dream was to have the country (national) youth record and the junior world record, and I did that so it's a big accomplishment and I am looking for bigger things coming on next year and the years to come.” Read More

Jamaica sending record number to CAC Games

Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

Participating under the theme 'Generation Next — the Future is now', Jamaica will be sending its largest ever contingent of athletes, 185, to the Central American and Caribbean Games with the team looking to stamp its authority with some outstanding performances... Read More

JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Championships results

Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

Event 1 Girls' 17 & Under 400-Metre Hurdles1 #149 Calisha Taylor Holmwood Tech 1:00.922 #348 Donnell Hartley 16 The Queen's S 1:10.03--- #347 Britney Brown 16 The Queen's S FS Event 2 Boys' 17 & Under 400-Metre Hurdles Read More

Taylor spanks seniors with NJR 44.88sec clocking

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 25 2018    

A sublime, scintillating 44.88 seconds National Junior Record by Christopher Taylor highlighted yesterday's final day of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association/Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships at the National Stadium. Read More

Bentley, Myrie complete sprint doubles

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 25 2018    

Michael Bentley of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) and Okera Myrie of Petersfield High completed the Under-20 sprint doubles for the boys and girls, respectively, on yesterday's final day of the four-day Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association's... Read More

Bloomfield couldn't resist the lure of Puma

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 25 2018    

Having announced himself to the world following his magnificent 43.94 seconds clocking, Jamaica's Akeem Bloomfield said he could not resist the lure of Puma as several contractual offers came in quick succession from a number of sportswear... Read More

Olympians Association of Jamaica honours its own at special awards function

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Monday, June, 25 2018    

Five servants of Jamaica's track and field were honoured at a special function dubbed 'From Beneficiaries to Benefactors' at the Alhambra Inn last Monday night. Read More

Thompson relishing chance to represent Jamaica at World Athletics Champs

Sunday, June, 24 2018    

Like a thief in the dark Kingston night, Elaine Thompson emerged from the back of the pack to blow past her rivals, including the returning double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, to win the women's 100m final in a season's best 11.01s at the National Junior and Senior Athletics... Read More

Alleged attack on 'TC' Campbell talking point at Senior Trials

Sunday, June, 24 2018    

With no real outstanding display last evening, the talking point at the Supreme Ventures/JAAA Senior and Junior Champioships was the alleged brazen attack on meet manager Trevor “TC” Campbell by Jamaica College (JC) student athletes on Friday night. Read More

Brilliant Thomas equals Junior hurdles record, clocks 12.99

Sunday, June, 24 2018    

A brilliant World Junior record-equalling, World Junior-leading and national junior record 12.99 seconds (0.3m/s) in the 110m hurdles by Damion Thomas highlighted yesterday's penultimate day of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association/Supreme Ventures Limited National Junior... Read More

National Championships get under way today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, June, 21 2018    

The first combined Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Championships in more than a decade will get under way today at the National Stadium with the first round of the men's 100m event. Read More

Kerron bows out

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

Jamaica's 2008 Olympic 100m silver medallist Kerron Stewart, who will be retiring at the end of season, described her career as “fulfilled” with “no regrets”. Read More



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