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Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 12:14 AMJoel Campbell

IT WAS always going to be a tough night for Danielle Williams in the 100m hurdles against a high quality field at the Diamond League in Monaco, but the young athlete proved she wasn't totally out of her depth.Coming in third place in a respectable...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 12:13 AMJoel Campbell

MONTE CARLO, Monaco:HITTING A hurdle in her last race before the World Championships wasn't the best way to prepare but Leah Nugent said she still expected to produce a podium performance when it mattered next month.Finishing eighth in a time of 58....

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 12:11 AMJoel Campbell

MONTE CARLO, Monaco:THERE WAS an inkling that Wade van Niekerk might just steal the show here at the Diamond League in Monaco, it was of course wishful thinking on behalf of the South African's fans because the night belonged to Usain Bolt.A near...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMJoel Campbell

MONTE CARLO, Monaco:COMING INTO the Monaco Diamond League ranked third gave Kimberly Williams all the motivation she needed to pit her skills against the series competition leaders.The odds were always stacked in the favour of the eventual winner...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 12:18 AMJoel Campbell

KENDRA HARRISON hasn't ruled out going back to the 400m hurdles once she has achieved her goal at next month's World Championships in London.The diminutive sprint hurdler missed out on the 100m hurdles at the Rio Olympic Games last year after...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMJoel Campbell

With only two rounds of the Diamond League to go for discus throwers after today's Stockholm leg of the competition, Jamaica's Fedrick Dacres needs to be in top form if he is to keep himself firmly in the mix.The 24-year-old has already thrown a...

Published:Friday | June 17, 2016 | 12:38 AMJoel Campbell

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Arain-Sodden evening at the Olympic Stadium took the gloss off the Stockholm Diamond League meeting, where Jamaica’s Simone Facey and Novlene Williams-Mills were put through their paces in the 200 metres and 400m,...

Published:Thursday | June 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMJoel Campbell

Stockholm, Sweden:OVER HALFWAY through the 2016 Diamond League calendar, two Jamaican's are set to fly the flag for their nation as the premier track and field competition reaches Stockholm tomorrow evening.Simone Facey and Novlene Williams-Mills...

Published:Sunday | June 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMJoel Campbell

JAMAICANS ARE represented across five events at the Diamond League in Birmingham today, which will officially mark two months until the start of the Olympic Games in Rio.As athletes home in on their optimum condition by pitting themselves against...

Published:Friday | September 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMJoel Campbell

AS EXPECTED it was a rapturous reception for the three-time World 100-metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in Zurich as the sprinter took the winner's spot on a chilly night in Switzerland.The diminutive sprinter led from gun to tape and never...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2015 | 3:00 PMJoel Campbell, Gleaner Writer

ZURICH, Switzerland: As expected it was a rapturous reception for the three-time World 100m Champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in Zurich as the sprinter took the winners spot on a chilly night in Switzerland. The diminutive sprinter led from gun to...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMJoel Campbell

ZURICH:SHELLY-ANN Fraser-Pryce is aiming to run faster than she ever has before in the 100m Diamond League race in Zurich today.Fresh from winning the World Championships gold medal in Beijing, the Jamaican told The Gleaner that she is very focused...

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