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Stories by Raymond Graham

Published:Saturday | April 7, 2018 | 9:50 PMRaymond Graham

G.C. Foster College retained the male and female titles at the NCB Intercollegiate Track and field Championships yesterday at the National Stadium.    In the women's section they amassed 178 points to finish ahead of the...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 9:03 PMRaymond Graham

Jamaica picked up 32 medals (17 gold, 12 silver and 3 bronze) on Monday's final day of action at the Carifta Games in The Bahamas, ending with 84 medals overall, including 45 gold, 29 silver and 10 bronze, to again dominate...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 8:48 PMRaymond Graham

Following her brilliant performances over the past three days at the  Flow Carifta Games in The Bahamas, Jamaica's under-17 female athlete Briana Williams walked away with the Austin Sealy Award for being the most impressive athlete of the...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 6:04 PMRaymond Graham

Like they did earlier in the evening when they had a clean sweep in the sprint hurdles, it was the same story in the 200m at the Flow Carifta Games, as led by a sprint double in the under-17 category by Briana Williams, Jamaica dominated the...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 5:52 PMRaymond Graham

Petersfield High's Shaquena Foote gave Jamaica it's only win in the 800 metres at the Flow Carifta Games in The Bahamas, after winning the girls under-20 event at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium on Monday. Foote got the better of defending...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 4:15 PMRaymond Graham

It was a perfect start for Jamaica in the final session of the Flow Carifta Games in The Bahamas, as Crystal Morrison and Amoi Brown wrote their names in the record books, after winning the under-17 and under-20 100m hurdles with the island ...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 11:38 AMRaymond Graham

It was a very successful morning session for Jamaican athletes at the Flow Carifta Games in The Bahamas on Monday's final day of competition, as jumper Lamara Distin and Jordan Turner, picked up gold medals in their respective events....

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 4:46 PMRaymond Graham

Following her recent record run at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships, Hydel High school's Shiann Salmon produced another record-breaking performance; this time at the Flow Carifta Games. Salmon led a Jamaican...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 11:48 AMRaymond Graham

Malachi Johnson is now the bronze medal winner of the boys Under-17 400 metres at the Flow Carifta Games, following the disqualification of the winner Kyle Gayle of Barbados for a lane violation. Johnson had finished fourth in 48.92...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 11:32 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaica will only have one competitor in the final of the boys Under-20 800 metres, following first round action this morning in second day action at the Flow Carifta Games in The Bahamas. Competing in Heat Two, Calabar's High Kimar Farquharson...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 11:10 AMRaymond Graham

​ Rhodes Hall's Rovane Williams will be the only Jamaican in the boys Under-20 400m hurdles final later today, as Malik James-King was disqualified during early action on the second day of competition of the Flow Carifta Games in The Bahamas on...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:53 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaican athletes closed the day in style on Sunday's penultimate day of competition at the Flow Carifta Games, by sweeping the sprint relays at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium. They were led by a record breaking performance from the...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaica dominated the 100 metres events on yesterday's opening day of the 2018 Carifta Games in Nassau, Bahamas.Brianna Williams, with a record run in the Under-17 final, led the way as Jamaica won three of four gold medals in the short sprint....

Published:Friday | March 30, 2018 | 1:33 PMRaymond Graham

Anthony Carpenter has been replaced by Antonio Watson in the Under-20 boys 400m line-up at the Carifta Games in The Bahamas due to a groin injury.  Head coach of the Jamaican team, Machel Woolery told The Gleaner that the...

Published:Wednesday | March 28, 2018 | 9:20 AMRaymond Graham

When the Jamaican team departs tomorrow for the Carifta Games in Nassau, Bahamas, it will do so without Edwin Allen's star sprinter Kevona Davis, who has withdrawn from the championship. Davis, who broke the...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

CALABAR High's ace 400 metres runner Christopher Taylor produced another outstanding performance at the National Stadium yesterday to capture the Under-20 boys one-lap event in the Digicel Grand Prix finals.The race was billed to be a clash between...

Published:Saturday | March 10, 2018 | 7:26 PMRaymond Graham

FORMER Kingston College 400 metres runner, Akeem Bloomfield, continued his great  form  indoors this season, when he clocked a national indoor record 44.86 seconds on Saturday at the NCAA Indoor Championships. The previous mark...

Published:Saturday | March 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

A week ago at the Carifta Trials, the Hydel pair of Shian Salmon and Cherokee Young were involved in a close tussle with St Andrew High's Janielle Josephs, before Salmon came out on top in 52.73 seconds in the 400m ahead of her teammate, who was...

Published:Saturday | March 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Following the completion of the four regional meets, the Digicel Grand Prix will climax today with the staging of the GC Foster Classics inside the National Stadium, starting at 8:30 a.m.The eight best from the four regions from specific events,...

Published:Saturday | March 3, 2018 | 9:23 PMRaymond Graham

Kingston College's Dashawn Morris was the star at yesterday's second day of competition at the Carifta Trials at the National Stadium after a big win in the Under 20 400 metres.   In a loaded field, with only Calabar High's...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 10:27 PMRaymond Graham

DEFENDING champions, Edwin Allen High and St. Jago High are set to retain their female and male Central Championships titles respectively following day one action of the two-day meet  at G.C. Foster College yesterday. The...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 8:59 PMRaymond Graham

WHEN the two day Central Athletic Championships begin this morning at 9:00 a.m. at the G.C. Foster College, defending male and female champions St. Jago High and Edwin Allen, will be hoping to continue their dominance and defend...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

CALABAR High's Class One sprinters, led by Michael Stephens, were in immaculate form at yesterday's Camperdown Classic at the National Stadium.Stephens, who opened his season a week ago with 10.48 seconds for 100 metres at the Youngster Goldsmith...

Published:Friday | February 9, 2018 | 7:20 PMRaymond Graham

Former Kingston College quarter-miler Akeem Bloomfield is the new national indoor record holder in the 400 metres following his 45.02 seconds run on Friday night at the Tiger Paw Classics in Clemson. Bloomfield, a sophomore at the University...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The swim-run (aquathon) was the highlight on Friday's sports day at St Andrew High. This was the first time that a secondary school in Jamaica was hosting such an event.The field comprised six athletes across varying age groups and consisted of a...

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