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Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2017 | 12:03 AMAndre Lowe

President of Jamaica's track and field authority, the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, is convinced that Nesta Carter's legal representatives would have a solid case on which to mount an appeal of his Beijing...

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Unhappy about the situation, Usain Bolt said, if necessary, he would contribute to the financial cost of a possible appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), even as Nesta Carter's team of lawyers continues to assess whether there is...

Published:Friday | January 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

While the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) this morning is expecting to start receiving from team members the men's 4x100m relay gold medals won at the 2008 Olympic Games, Nesta Carter's legal team is yet to determine whether there is a strong...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2017 | 12:55 AMAndre Lowe

SOME OF the world’s top track and field writers are expressing shock at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision to disqualify Nesta Carter and the Jamaica 4x100m relay team from the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2017 | 12:48 AMAndre Lowe

 That is the assessment of Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president Mike Fennell in relation to the International Olympic Association’s decision to disqualify sprinter Nesta Carter from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and strip the...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Nesta Carter is likely to appeal his 2008 Beijing Olympic Games disqualification through the Court of Arbitration of Sports (CAS), following the International Olympic Association's (IOC) decision to strip the sprinter and Jamaica of the 4x100m relay...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Dr Warren Blake is adamant that yesterday's decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to strip Jamaica of its 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m gold medal will not have any...

Published:Wednesday | January 25, 2017 | 5:58 AMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Special Projects Editor - Sports Sprinting star Usain Bolt has pulled back the curtain on his Bolt All-Stars line-up ahead of the highly-anticipated inaugural season of Nitro Athletics Melbourne, with a number of heavyweights and...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Global Sports brand PUMA continues to deepen its roots in Jamaican athletics after securing the signatures of seven of the island's top athletes.PUMA, a long-time partner of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association and the Jamaica Olympic...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2017 | 7:55 PMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Special Projects Editor - Sports Global Sports Brand PUMA continues to deepen its roots in Jamaican athletics after securing the signatures of seven of the island’s top athletes. Puma, a long-time partner of the Jamaica Athletics...

Published:Sunday | January 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Just over a month after the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) abstained from an IAAF vote in Monaco, Olivier Gers, CEO of track and field's global authority, the IAAF, notes that both bodies have put the matter to rest and are...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2017 | 12:55 AMAndre Lowe

Usain Bolt joined Michael McCallum as the most successful male athlete in the history of the RJR Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards, while Elaine Thompson signed off...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 10:49 PMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Special Projects Editor - Sports Triple Olympics 2016 gold medal winner Usain Bolt is the 2016 RJR Sports Foundation National Sportsman of the Year. As expected, Bolt, who sprinted into the history books with first place finishes in the...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 10:45 PMAndre Lowe

Andre Lowe, Special Projects Editor - Sports Rio 2016 standout Elaine Thompson was confirmed as Jamaica's best female sports star in the past year after winning her first RJR Sports Foundation National Sportswoman of the Year award at the...

Published:Wednesday | January 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

As a schoolboy at Manchester High Omar McLeod showed promise.A less-hyped member of Jamaica's team to the IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France, back in 2011, if not a medal magnet, McLeod, in what was his first real taste of top level...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2017 | 8:00 AMAndre Lowe

Two-time Olympic relay gold medal winner and 100m Commonwealth Games champion Kemar Bailey-Cole has signed a multi-year deal with sports goods manufacturer Puma, in the company’s latest show of...

Published:Tuesday | January 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Veteran netball coach Minneth Reynolds said the time was right for her to step down as head coach for the Sunshine Girls and believes that the current crop of national senior netballers can lift the sport if given the right guidance.Reynolds, who...

Published:Sunday | December 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaica's track and field authority is trying to silence the noise caused by its folding of the arms at a high-level IAAF meeting in Monaco a few weeks ago, but it appears its representatives in the principality - president Dr Warren Blake and...

Published:Friday | December 16, 2016 | 10:11 PMAndre Lowe

 The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has moved to assure that its decision not to vote on constitutional changes at the recent IAAF Special Congress in Monaco does not suggest any...

Published:Thursday | December 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Olympic stars Usain Bolt and Elaine Thompson are expected to lead nominations for the 2016 RJR Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards, with the selection committee set to make those announcements today.Bolt, who...

Published:Wednesday | December 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

Jamaica's swimming flag-bearer Alia Atkinson admitted that her Olympic embarrassment was a major motivator in her three-medal performance at the just-concluded World Short Course Swimming Championships in Windsor, Canada.Atkinson, got a medal of...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

MONTE CARLO, Monaco:Olympic champion Omar McLeod described his gold-medal run at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as technically his worst, but he underlined that with Olympic gold now fixed around his neck, his ambition has turned to breaking...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

MONTE CARLO, Monaco:A wide range of proposals aimed at changing the way track and field's world governing body, the IAAF, operates was overwhelmingly passed yesterday at a special congress with 95 per cent of the member federations voting in favour...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

MONTE CARLO, Monaco:With several of the island's top female sprinters nearing the end of their careers, double sprint champion at this year's Olympic Games, Elaine Thompson, says she feels an added sense of responsibility to continue Jamaica's...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

MONTE CARLO, Monaco:He's all about action.In fact, track and field's biggest showman sees a bit of Hollywood tough guy Jason Statham, in himself, and as he capped another all-conquering season with a record sixth IAAF Male Athlete of the Year (AOY)...

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