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Published:Tuesday | September 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Practice is the key ingredient for success, says women's 100m hurdles World champion, Danielle Williams.Twenty-two-year-old Williams, the World University Games champion, surprised the world and herself when she beat the field to win the gold medal...

Published:Wednesday | September 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

After being blacklisted by various sponsors and athletics meeting organisers for the better part of two years, Paul Doyle, the agent of World Championships medallists Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson, is hoping the pair can revive their reputations...

Published:Tuesday | September 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

PRESIDENT of the Jamaica Volleyball Association (JaVA), Rudolph Speid, says the success of the island's players at the CAZOVA Under-19 Championships on the weekend is the reward of a decision to invest in the sport's youngest."We decided to invest...

Published:Monday | August 31, 2015 | 11:05 PMDania Bogle

WHILE Jamaicans celebrated the triumphs of the country's athletes at the 15th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Athletics,...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

All eyes will be on Jamaica's Elaine Thompson in the women's 200m at this World Championships in Athletics in Beijing.Thompson is being touted as the female Bolt - meaning Usain Bolt - Jamaica's sprint sensation who holds...

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

TWO weeks before the biggest event on its calendar for 2015, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is in turmoil, as it faces not only external threat, but accusations of betrayal from its own athletes.Last week, British...

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

DR Herb Elliott, a Jamaican former member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Anti-doping Panel, has come out in staunch defence of the beleaguered organisation following the latest series of allegations of mishandling...

Published:Monday | July 20, 2015 | 12:01 AMDania Bogle

CALI, Colombia: HEAD coach of Jamaica's team to the 9th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Youth Championships (WYC) has blamed a lack of preparation post March's Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships for the national...

Published:Monday | July 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Cali is a city of two million inhabitants, almost as many as in all of Jamaica.In Jamaica, or at least in Kingston, no matter how far 'uptown' you go, a depressed community is never too far away.Not so in Cali. Here, there is a clear line between...

Published:Sunday | July 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

When one hears the word Peru, it can conjure up images of indigenous peoples in multicoloured woollen dresses, Spanish conquistadors, and Machu Picchu - that charming ode to a higher power perched high in the Andes...

Published:Sunday | July 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

There is a popular Jamaican expression usually used to describe a poorly supported event: 'three men and a dog'. Well, on Friday night, I saw four dogs - and a man - on a bicycle.It was a gimmick of course, a creative way Cali natives have of...

Published:Sunday | July 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

CALI, Colombia:Winning gold, rather than going after a world youth record, was uppermost in Christopher Taylor's mind on Friday night.Taylor won the Boys' 400 metres at the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Youth...

Published:Sunday | July 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

CALI, Colombia:JAMAICA'S medal tally remained at one after yesterday's penultimate evening of competition at the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations World Youth Championships at the Pascual Guerrero Stadium, here.Junelle...

Published:Saturday | July 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

CALI, Colombia:JAMAICA'S 200-metre sprinters will hope to do better than their 100m counterparts on the penultimate day of action at the 9th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Youth Championships at the Pascual Guerrero...

Published:Friday | July 17, 2015 | 8:58 PMDania Bogle, Gleaner Writer

Fifteen-year-old Christopher Taylor delivered as expected in the boy's 400m at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Colombia this evening, winning gold in a world leading 45.27 seconds.  Taylor was challenged in the final 150 metres...

Published:Friday | July 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

I did some research on Cali before arriving ... what to do, where to go, what to see, and, of course, what to eat.No experience abroad is complete without a taste of the local cuisine. You don't have to like it, but at least don't leave without...

Published:Friday | July 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

CALI, Colombia: NOT in more than a decade has Jamaica seen a youth quarter-miler to match Usain Bolt's speed, but last night at the 9th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Youth Championships at the Pascual Guerrero...

Published:Thursday | July 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

CALI, Colombia:IT was hot in Cali yesterday, but Jamaica's performance on day one of the 9th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Youth Championships at the Pascual Guerrero Stadium, was anything but.Of the 17 Jamaicans...

Published:Wednesday | July 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

CALI, Colombia: SEVENTEEN Jamaicans will be in action and by the end of today's first day, four champions should be decided at the ninth IAAF World Youth Championships at the Pascual Guerrero Stadium, here.Today's finals include the men's shot put,...

Published:Thursday | July 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

WORLD youth leading 400m runner Christopher Taylor of Calabar High headlines a list of 29 athletes -13 boys, 16 girls - named to represent Jamaica at the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Youth Championships (WYC)...

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2015 | 11:08 PMDania Bogle

Middle-distance programme struggles to gain paceSOME OF the most celebrated athletes in the world have been middle-distance runners, but these events continue to fail to attract many Jamaican athletes.Ethiopia's Haile Gebreselassie, Mozambique's...

Published:Monday | June 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

Hackers have breached the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) website forcing the local governing body to seek options to create a more secure page.JAAA general secretary, Garth Gayle, told The Gleaner yesterday that the association'...

Published:Monday | June 22, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

In blistering heat, almost equally oppressive wind, and thick smog, Jamaica's junior and youth athletes were compelled to give of their best on day one of the two-day Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) National Junior Championships...

Published:Wednesday | June 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMDania Bogle

FORMER national 400 metres champion Novlene Williams-Mills has said she still struggles to believe in herself, and that is a challenge she will need to overcome if she is to win an individual medal at future World Championships or Olympic Games.The...

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