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Published:Friday | June 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FEDRICK Dacres' excellent form in the discus continued yesterday at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea Diamond League meet in Rome.Dacres defeated a quality field with a throw of 68.51 metres. Among those he beat was Andrius Gudzius of Lithuania, the...

Published:Thursday | May 31, 2018 | 12:17 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Shericka Jackson will be gunning for a win today in the women's 200 metres in a bid to take the lead in the points standings as the fourth leg of the Diamond League (DL) series gets under way with the Rome Golden Gala.Jackson is one of seven...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

IT was smooth sailing for Jamaica's collegiate athletes on the opening day of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) East Championships in Tampa, Florida, yesterday.The top athletes all advanced to today's quarter-final round, where the...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Following his outstanding achievement on Sunday's final day of competition of the South Eastern Conference (SEC) Outdoor Championships on the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, the University of Auburn sophomore, Nathon Allen, who...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Sprintec Track Club's Demish Gaye and MVP Track Club's Stephenie Ann McPherson were best among the males and females in the 200m sprints at yesterday's second All Comers Meet inside the National Stadium. Conditions meant that the athletes had to...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica will be well represented at the second leg of the IAAF Diamond League today in Shanghai with 11 Jamaicans set to compete, led by Olympic Games and World 110m hurdles champion, Omar McLeod.McLeod, who pulled out of the 200 metres at last week...

Published:Monday | April 30, 2018 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Kingston College's Wayne Pinnock is on a high following his record-breaking performance on Saturday in the High School Championships of America long jump at the Penn Relays. Pinnock broke a 24-year-old record of 7.69m, set by former Calabar High...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania:When competition on today's second day of the 124th staging of the Penn Relays gets under way at Franklin Field, all eyes will certainly be on history-seeking Calabar as the high school boys take centre stage.After...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania:The country's top young athletes will be on show over the next three days as the 124th staging of the Penn Relays gets started today at Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania.Heavyweight Jamaican high schools...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania:WHEN the 124th staging of the very popular Penn Relays gets under way today with action among high-school girls, three Jamaican teams, in Edwin Allen, Hydel, and Holmwood Technical, will be hoping to retain titles.Despite...

Published:Saturday | April 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport are in control after day one of the NCB Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships on a day which was highlighted by record-breaking performances by their own Oshane...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

DEFENDING male and female champions, G.C. Foster College, will be seeking to retain their titles when the two-day NCB Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships gets underway today at the National Stadium.There will be 14 finals on today's...

Published:Tuesday | April 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Sprint darling Briana Williams walked away with the Austin Sealy award as Jamaica ended the 47th staging of the Flow Carifta Games in fine style yesterday with male team captain Christopher Taylor anchoring the Under-20 4x400 metres relay team to...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Following several record-breaking performances at the recent ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships, the country's young athletes will be gunning for more history as they will be in action over the next three days, at the 47th...

Published:Thursday | March 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

A strong 75-member Carifta Games contingent, buoyed by a number of outstanding performances at last week's ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships, leaves the island today for the 47th staging of the meet in Nassau, Bahamas.The...

Published:Tuesday | March 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Machel Woolery, the man behind Petersfield's track and field success, is hailing the effort of his teams at the recently concluded ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships, after both the male and female teams secured top-10...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

TWO-time champions St Jago High does not have the depth to challenge the likes of Calabar, Kingston College and Jamaica College for top honours at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships. However, the Monk Street-based team...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The island's top Under-20 and Under 17 athletes will be going for glory over the next three days, starting today, with the Carifta Trials taking over the National Stadium, as they seek places to the event, which will be held in Nassau, Bahamas,...

Published:Thursday | March 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Local track and field fans are in for a treat as the country's top junior athletes will be seeking places on Jamaica's team to this year's Carifta Games in Nassau, Bahamas, when they compete in the Carifta Trials at the National Stadium, starting...

Published:Monday | February 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

WHEN St Catherine High School's name has been mentioned in the past in the area of sports, they have been mainly known for their exploits in rugby, basketball, and netball, but things have changed significantly as the Spanish Town-based school is...

Published:Saturday | February 24, 2018 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The Gibson McCook Relays, the Caribbean region's leading one-day relay carnival, , gets under way at 9 a.m. today at the National Stadium with the preliminary round of the high school boys 4x400 metres and will close at 9:24 p.m. with the...

Published:Thursday | February 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Favourites Edwin Allen High and St Jago High retained the girls' and boys' titles, respectively, at the two-day Digicel Central Athletics Championships, which ended at the G.C. Foster College yesterday.The Michael Dyke-coached Edwin Allen fought off...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER being out of competition for most of last season due to injury, former World 100m record holder Asafa Powell suffered another setback to his 2018 campaign at Saturday's Quality Logistic meet inside the National Stadium.Competing in the final...

Published:Saturday | February 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

CALABAR High clocked the fastest ever 4x400 metres time by a local high school as they marched to the boys' title at the Digicel Anthrick Corporate Area Development meet inside the National Stadium yesterday.Led by the outstanding Christopher Taylor...

Published:Saturday | February 10, 2018 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE 2018 track and field season will step up a notch today with the staging of two meets in the Corporate Area.Top billing goes to the Camperdown Classic inside the National Stadium while athletes doing throwing events will be at Excelsior High...

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