Athletics

Small defends minimum academic requirement for students wishing to participate in sports

Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Outgoing president of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Dr Walton has defended the controversial minimum academic requirement for students to participate in sporting competitions run by the body made up of school... Read More

Brown's record-breaking effort in 100m hurdles makes her favourite at 'Trials'

Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

Barely three weeks after she turned 21 years old, Janeek Brown broke the Jamaican national 100m hurdles record that was set by Bridgitte Foster-Hylton on May 24, 2003. Read More

Triple jumper Scott takes blame for second-place finish in Texas

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, June, 15 2019    

AT the end of a grueling triple jump competition at the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at the Mike A Myers Stadium at the University of Texas in Austin, second-place finisher Jordan Scott held his hand up and took full responsibility for finishing one short of... Read More

Semenya to run 800m in Rabat after court victory

Saturday, June, 15 2019    

RABAT, Morocco (AFP) — Caster Semenya will run her specialist 800m distance at Rabat tomorrow, organisers said, after the South African two-time Olympic champion won the latest round of a bitter court battle over gender rules. Read More

Everyone's A Winner/Best Dressed Chicken Race Day on tomorrow

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, June, 15 2019    

THE ninth annual staging of the Everyone's A Winner/The Best Dressed Chicken Race Day (10K, 5K Run, 5K Walk and 5K Stroller and Walk Race) has attracted almost 2,500 participants and promises to be a good Father's Day exercise for the men at Hope Gardens at 6:00 am... Read More

Impressive Brown helps Razorbacks to NCAA D1 Championship win

Friday, June, 14 2019    

A number of Jamaican ladies who were on show on the final day of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships turned in sterling performances, which included three first-place finishes at the Mike A Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas. Read More

Jamaican female junior 100m record fast changing hands

Friday, June, 14 2019    

The Jamaican female junior 100m record has been taking a beating this season as it has been broken four times so far, twice within an hour on Saturday. Read More

Discus thrower Love revels in new personal best 62.69m

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

Florida State University discus thrower, Jamaican Shanice Love was all smiles at the end of the NCAA D1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships last Saturday. Read More

Damion proud of sister Onanda Lowe's progress in athletics

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Reggae Boyz defender Damion Lowe and his sister Onanda share a special bond.Other than being children of former national player Onandi Lowe, both have excelled in their chosen sport and have earned national selection. Read More

St Andrew coach Mabracq Harris eyes big wins for career

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Mabracq Harris is a man on a mission to attaining greatness in coaching. Read More

Results of the 2019 Racers Adidas Grand Prix

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Event 1 Women's Triple JumpSponsor: TVJWORLD RECORD: 15.50m 8/10/1995 Inessa Kravets, UKRMEET RECORD: 14.31m 6/10/2017 Shanieka Ricketts, JAM1 Ricketts, Shanieka Jamaica 14.69m (1.0)2 Orji, Keturah United States of 14.55m (0.6) Read More

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



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