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Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 9:15 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaican sprinting star Asafa Powell is hoping that his new line of fitness and personal-care products will not only help to encourage a healthier lifestyle, but will also play an active role in the fight against breast cancer while providing...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 9:00 AMAndre Lowe

Following his debut in the Norwegian First Division, Reggae Boyz defender Damion Lowe shared his experience playing at his new club, IK Start and is hoping to continue contributing towards their push for promotion to the top tier Eliteserien.The 24-...

Published:Saturday | September 2, 2017 | 9:16 AMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake believes he's the man to take control of Jamaican sprinting in the future, and it would appear that's also the view of his former training partner Usain Bolt.Blake shared a conversation he had with the...

Published:Saturday | September 2, 2017 | 9:16 AMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:Lessons learnt, disappointments buried. The World Championships gold did not arrive, but Elaine Thompson covered herself in diamond delight after a determined 100-metre victory at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme Brussels...

Published:Saturday | September 2, 2017 | 9:15 AMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:Janieve Russell was left disappointed after yesterday's sixth place finish in the 400m hurdles at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme Brussels Diamond League final inside the King Baudouin Stadium.The time on the clock - 55.60, did...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 9:15 AMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:With the Opera House providing the backdrop, yesterday's men's shot put final at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme Brussels Diamond League took to the streets with the busy square, Place de la Monnaie, witnessing the crowning of...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 9:00 AMAndre Lowe

BRUSSELS, Belgium:Today, she will try to win US$50,000 (J$6.4 million) and retain her 100m title at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme Brussels Diamond League final inside the King Baudouin Stadium.Still, Jamaican sprinting star Elaine Thompson...

Published:Wednesday | August 30, 2017 | 8:16 AMAndre Lowe

Yohan Blake again got the better of Asafa Powell as he clocked a bouncy 10.05 seconds to win the 100 metres at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Zagreb yesterday to secure his fourth straight win over his fellow Jamaican.In his first 100m run since...

Published:Tuesday | August 29, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaican sprinters Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell will face each other for the first time in over a year when they line up in the 100m curtain-closer at today's IAAF World Challenge meet in the Croatian capital city of Zagreb.Both athletes have...

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

ZURICH, Switzerland:While underscoring the importance of inspiring the next generation of athletics stars, veteran Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell confirmed that he has no plans to hang up his spikes just yet and is eyeing next year's Commonwealth...

Published:Saturday | August 26, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

ZURICH, Switzerland:A little over a year after breaking her wrist, Australian sprint hurdler Sally Pearson spent the first day of the 2016 Olympic Games' track and field schedule training herself back home.She had spent quite some time convincing...

Published:Saturday | August 26, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

ZURICH, Switzerland:World 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin is in disagreement with compatriot Carl Lewis' statement that athletics' growth was hampered by the pro-Usain Bolt focus over the past eight years.Lewis, a nine-time Olympic champion,...

Published:Friday | August 25, 2017 | 8:05 AMAndre Lowe

  ZURICH, Switzerland: Her London 2017 World Championships semi-final run still fresh in her mind, Danielle Williams froze in the starting blocks as the gun went at the Weltklasse Zurich Diamond League meet last night.    In London,...

Published:Friday | August 25, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

ZURICH, Switzerland:Elaine Thompson had to be helped off the track following her 200 metres defeat at the first IAAF Diamond League final at the Weltklasse, Zurich, meet yesterday, but would later return to help the Jamaicans to their lone spark on...

Published:Thursday | August 24, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

ZURICH, Switzerland:It took her a day to get over her London 2017 disappointment, and with a clean slate in front of her at today's Weltklasse Zurich Diamond League final at the Letzigrund Stadium, triple jumper Kimberly Williams is determined to...

Published:Thursday | August 24, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

ZURICH, Switzerland:World champion in the 3000 metres steeplechase Emma Coburn admitted that she was surprised with her win in London and believes Jamaican Aisha Praught-Leer would have finished in the top five if she was not injured going into the...

Published:Thursday | August 24, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

ZURICH, Switzerland:Like she was at the IAAF World Championships in London, Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson will enter today's Weltklasse Zurich Diamond League 200 metres final inside the Letzigrund Stadium as the favourite for top honours.Things...

Published:Wednesday | August 23, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

ZURICH, Switzerland:Five Jamaicans will be chasing the $6.4-million jackpot as the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals take place in Zurich tomorrow inside the Letzigrund Stadium.This year's revamped series has a championship feel to it, with...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Quarter-miler Stephenie-Ann McPherson is underlining that she did have a slight injury concern ahead of the women's 4x400m relay final, but is insisting that she felt ready to compete in the event at the IAAF World Championships in...

Published:Monday | August 14, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Donald Quarrie, the technical leader of Jamaica's team to the just-concluded World Championships in London, is questioning the reasons behind Stephenie-Ann McPherson's withdrawal from the women's mile relay team. He has called for...

Published:Monday | August 14, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Donald Quarrie, technical leader for Jamaica's team at the 2017 World Championships shed some light on Elaine Thompson's absence from Jamaica's team in the 4x100m final and believes that Jamaica's track and field programme will...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Usain Bolt's participation at the IAAF World Championships in London has been put into perspective with reports that the sprinter competed at the event despite suffering from a major back problem.The full nature of the issue is...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Devastated after watching Usain Bolt clutch his hamstring and crash to the floor during the anchor leg of the Men's 4x100 metres relay, his teammates are among those who are blaming a 30-minute wait as a possible cause for the iconic...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Sprint hurdler Yanique Thompson is hoping to continue her growth after narrowly missing out on a spot in the final of the 100m hurdles at the World Championships in London.Thompson clocked 12.88 seconds for third place in her semi-...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Experienced Jamaican sprinter Simone Facey shared that she and her teammates were told that Elaine Thompson would not compete in the women's 4x100m relay final at the World Championships just before they started warming up a couple...

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