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Doha 2019: Janeek Brown secures 100mH final spot | 10/6/2019 12:20 pm

DOHA, Qatar — Jamaica's Janeek Brown secured her spot in the 100m hurdles final after placing second in heat three at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships inside Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar this morning. Brown clocked 12.62 seconds behind Nigeria's Tobi Amusan who had a time of 12.48 seconds. More

Doha 2019: Bronze for Jamaica in women's 4x400m | 10/6/2019 2:26 pm

DOHA, Qatar —Shericka Jackson anchored the Jamaican team to bronze clocking 3:22.37 seconds in the final of the women's 4x400m at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, a short while ago. Anastasia Le-Roy on lead , Tiffany James and Stephenie Ann McPherson were the other members of the team. The United States and Poland won gold and silver with 3:18.92 and 3:21.89, respectively. More

Relay gold! | 10/5/2019 10:10 pm

Doha , Qatar — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce secured her second gold medal as Jamaica won the women's 4x100m relay, while Shanieka Ricketts secured a silver in the triple jump on the penultimate day of the 17th edition of the IAAF World Athletics Championships yesterday. Jamaica's medal tally now stands at nine, inclusive of three gold, four silver, and two bronze to be third in the table behind the United States of America with 11 gold and a total of 25 medals, and Kenya in second with four go More

Danielle Williams pulls compatriots into sprint hurdles semis | 10/5/2019 9:40 pm

Doha, Qatar — World leader Danielle Williams led Yaneek Brown, Megan Tapper, and Yanique Thompson safely into the semi-finals of the 100m hurdles here yesterday. Williams, who is tipped for gold, looked extremely easy in recording 12.51 seconds (0.3 m/s) while cruising home in heat three, which was the second fastest of the day. Andrea Vargas of Costa Rica chased Williams into second in 12.68 seconds, with Annimari Korte of Finland getting third in 12.97 seconds, ahead of Luca Kozak of H More

Doha 2019 World Champs Schedule - Sunday, October 6 | 10/5/2019 10:10 pm

11:02 am — women's 100m hurdles (semi-finals) 11:15 am — women's long jump (final) 11:40 am — men's 1500m (final) 11:55 am — men's javelin throw (final) 12:00 pm — men's 10,000m (final) 12:50 pm — women's 100m hurdles (final) 1:15 pm — women's 4x400m relay (final) 1:30 pm — men's 4x400m relay (final) More

Doha 2019: Tapper through, Thompson out of 100mH final | 10/6/2019 12:17 pm

DOHA, Qatar — Jamaica's Megan Tapper secured her spot in the 100m hurdles final, running second in heat two of the semi finals at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships inside Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar this morning. However, Jamaica's Yanique Thompson will not compete in the final after running third in 12.80 seconds. Tapper ran 12.61 seconds behind America's Kendra Harrison -12.58 seconds. More

Doha 2019: Danielle Williams cops bronze in 100mH final | 10/6/2019 1:52 pm

DOHA, Qatar — Jamaica's Danielle Williams won bronze in the women's 100m hurdles final at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships inside Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, a short while ago. Williams clocked 12.47 seconds behind Americans Nia Ali and Kendra Harrison in 12.34 seconds and 12.46 seconds respectively. Jamaica's Janeek Brown finished seventh in 12.88 seconds while Megan Tapper hit hurdle one and did not finish the race. More

Shanieka sparkles | 10/5/2019 10:20 pm

Doha, Qatar — Jamaica's Shanieka Ricketts won silver in the triple jump with 14.92m while her teammate Kimberly Williams just missed out on the bronze after finishing fourth with a personal best of 14.64m. The outstanding Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela won with a massive 15.37m, as Caterine Ibarguen of Colombia won bronze with 14.73m. Following her outstanding season that included a Diamond League triple jump title, Ricketts had to overcome the pressure of delivering a medal for Jamaica and More

Doha 2019: World Champs in pictures | 10/5/2019 5:10 am

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Gaye closes fast for 4th in quarter-mile final | 10/4/2019 8:50 pm

Doha, Qatar — Demish Gaye closed fast but not fast enough and missed out on a medal, after finishing a credible fourth in the men's 400m final in a personal best of 44.46 seconds, while Akeem Bloomfield finished eighth in 45.25 seconds. Steven Gardiner, the lanky Bahamian, certainly lifted the spirit of his battered country devastated by Hurricane Dorian, when he ran the race of his life to strike gold in 43.48 seconds — the sixth-fastest time in history. Gardiner, who looked eas More

Doha 2019: Danielle Williams through to 100mH semis | 10/5/2019 10:40 am

DOHA, Qatar — Jamaica's Danielle Williams won heat three to secure a spot in the 100m hurdles semi finals at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships inside Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar this morning. Williams clocked a speedy 12.51 seconds ahead of Costa Rica's Andrea Carolina Vargas -12.68 seconds and Finland's Annimari Korte third in 12.97 seconds. More

Doha 2019: Janeek Brown through to 100mH semis | 10/5/2019 10:54 am

DOHA, Qatar — Jamaica's Janeek Brown secured her spot in the 100m hurdles semis placing second in heat five at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships inside Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar this morning. Brown clocked 12.61 seconds behind Nigeria's Tobi Amusan who won with the fastest time in the heats of 12.48 seconds. More

Doha 2019: Ricketts takes silver in women's triple jump | 10/5/2019 2:56 pm

DOHA, Qatar — Jamaica's Shanieka Ricketts won silver in the women's triple jump final at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, a short while ago. The Diamond League champion jumped 14.92 metres on her third attempt, behind Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas who won with 15.37 metres. Columbia's Caterine Ibarguen won bronze with 14.73 metres. Jamaica's Kimberly Williams who jumped a personal best of 14.64 metres was fourth. More

Doha 2019: Megan Tapper through to 100mH semis | 10/5/2019 10:21 am

DOHA, Qatar — Jamaica's Megan Tapper secured her spot in the 100m hurdles semi finals running second in heat one at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships inside Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar this morning. Tapper ran in at 12.78 seconds behind America's Nia Ali. More

Doha 2019: MEDALS TABLE | 10/5/2019 5:23 am

RANK COUNTRY G S B TOTAL1 United States 9 9 3 212 Pr Of China 3 3 3 93 Kenya 3 0 2 54 Jamaica 2 3 2 75 Great Britain & N.I. 2 1 0 36 Ethiopia 1 3 0 47 Poland 1 1 2 48 Bahrain 1 1 1 38 Cuba 1 1 1 310 Bahamas 1 1 0 210 Sweden 1 1 0 212 Germany 1 0 2 313 Qatar 1 0 1 214 Australia 1 0 0 114 Japan 1 0 0 114 Netherlands 1 0 0 114 Norway 1 0 0 114 Uganda 1 0 0 119 Canada 0 1 4 520 France 0 1 1 221 Belgium 0 1 0 121 Bosnia-Herzegovina 0 1 0 121 Colombia 0 1 0 121 Estonia 0 1 0 121 Portugal 0 1 0 121 More