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Published:Saturday | June 23, 2018 | 9:42 PMRaymond Graham

DEFENDING women's champion Stephenie Ann McPherson and last year's  runner-up in the men's 400 metres, Demish Gaye, are the fastest qualifiers for Sunday's finals in the one lap event at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Senior...

Published:Saturday | June 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

There was mass confusion during the running of the first men's 100 metres semi-final at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships at the National Stadium last night.There were several false-starts and at least one athlete...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 10:43 PMRaymond Graham

DEFENDING champion Elaine Thompson retained her national 100 metres title on Friday night at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Limited National Senior and Junior Championships.     Drawn in lane seven, Thompson was not  the...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 11:14 PMRaymond Graham

MVP Track Club's Julian Forte was the fastest qualifier heading into Friday's semi-finals of the men's 100 metres following quaterfinal action on Thursday night at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Limited National Senior and ...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 5:28 PMRaymond Graham

A season-ending injury has forced top high school female sprinter, Edwin Allen High's Kevona Davis, out of this year's JAAA National Junior Championships.   Michael Dyke, Davis'  high school coach, told  The Gleaner...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

"It's a very good feeling running sub-44 seconds. I knew I would run fast, but I never imagined it would be this fast. All I can say is I'm happy and God deserves all the glory," Akeem Bloomfield said after his second-place finish on Friday night at...

Published:Friday | June 8, 2018 | 9:09 PMRaymond Graham

FORMER Kingston College 400 metres runner, Akeem Bloomfield, is now the second fastest Jamaican ever in the one-lap event.  Bloomfield posted a personal best 43.94  seconds on Friday night to finish second in the final of...

Published:Thursday | June 7, 2018 | 10:00 PMRaymond Graham

SIX Jamaicans, led by former St Andrew High and Camperdown High sprint hurdler Rushelle Burton, are through to Saturday's finals following semi-final action on Thursday night at the  NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field...

Published:Wednesday | June 6, 2018 | 9:18 PMRaymond Graham

Jamaica's Akeem Bloomfield and Nathon Allen, competing for the University of Auburn, won  their 400  metres semi-finals tonight at the NCAA Division 1 Championships in Eugene, Oregon.    Competing in Heat Two, Allen won in...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Twelve Jamaicans have booked their tickets to the NCAA Division One Track and Field Championships, with five doing so on yesterday's final day of competition at the East preliminary round in Tampa, Florida.Jeanine Williams, Daeshon Gordon, Sabina...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaica's Olympic and World 110 metres hurdles champion, Omar McLeod, revealed that he has been struggling with several injuries after a narrow win in the event at yesterday's IAAF Diamond League meet in Shanghai, China.McLeod held off Spain's...

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania:Green and black ruled supreme at yesterday's final day of the 124th staging of the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, as the Red Hills Road-based Calabar High were in fantastic form, creating history, by winning three relays,...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 2:17 PMRaymond Graham

Kingston College's Wayne Pinnock minted his excellent form this season, after registering an impressive 7.88 metres mark, to capture the Championship of America High School long jump event at the Penn Relays. Pinnock, the ISSA/...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:51 PMRaymond Graham

Kingston College will in fact feature in the Championship of America 4x400m relay final at the Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field.  KC appeared to have missed out on a top nine spot after St Joseph...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:30 PMRaymond Graham

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania  Jamaica drew first blood in the USA vs the World series at the Penn Relays, after taking the women's 4x100 metres relay, as the quartet of Gayon Evans, Kerron Stewart, Jura Levy and Schillone...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2018 | 4:42 PMRaymond Graham

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: After seeing Holmwood Technical and Edwin Allen retaining their titles earlier in the day, defending champions and record holders in the Girls 4x400 metre relays Hydel, made it back-to-back wins, after capturing the...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2018 | 4:30 PMRaymond Graham

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: Calabar's Kai Chang secured the first individual win by a Jamaican male athlete at the 2018 Penn Relays in Philadelphia on Friday, as he surprised defending champion Roje Stona of St. Jago, to capture the High...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2018 | 12:44 PMRaymond Graham

Kingston College head seven Jamaican teams advancing to Saturday's Championships of America boys 4x100m relay, following preliminary round action on Friday. The quartet of Yashawn Hamilton, Rashad Rowe, Jhevaughn Matherson and Oshane Peart...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 9:35 PMRaymond Graham

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: GC Foster College and the University of Technology (Utech) will be hoping  for Championships of America titles on Friday, following preliminary round action in their respective relays on Thursday's opening day...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 12:43 PMRaymond Graham

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: Former Edwin Allen High standout, Shannon Kalawan, registered the first win for a Jamaican at the Penn Relays, after taking home the college women 400m hurdles event at Franklin Field. Competing in the first track event...

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...

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