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Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 2:42 PMRaymond Graham

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania:  Kingston College standout Wayne Pinnock secured back-to-back win in the High School Boys Championships of America long jump event at the Penn Relays, after leaping to a winning distance of 7.87m. The...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 2:36 PMRaymond Graham

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania  St Jago High school picked up their first win in 12 years in the High School Boys Championships of America 4x100m relay today at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, after a big upset over favourites Kingston...

Published:Saturday | April 27, 2019 | 2:22 PMRaymond Graham

Pre-race favourite, Romel Plummer of Kingston College, had to settle for second in the Championships of America, High School Boy's 400m hurdles at Penn Relays in Philadelphia, USA. Competing in cold conditions, ...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 10:22 AMRaymond Graham

Raymond Graham, Gleaner Writer PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: Competition inside Franklin Field Stadium at the 125th staging of the Penn Relays has come to a halt and the stands cleared of spectators, due to persistent lightning.  The area...

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2019 | 12:23 AMRaymond Graham

Top high school teams from Central Jamaica will take the spotlight on Saturday as the second staging of the Northern Track and Field Championships will take place at the Grizzly’s Plantation Cove Sports Complex in Priory, St Ann. Speaking at...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Kingston College's (KC) hurdlers made a strong statement in their first full competition on the track this season at yesterday's Central Hurdles and Relays meet at G.C. Foster College with Rayon Campbell in Class Two and Romel Plummer in Class One...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:49 AMRaymond Graham

THE ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships is slated for the latter part of March and the stage has already been set for perhaps the most competitive meet for years.   Defending champions Calabar High and Edwin Allen...

Published:Sunday | January 13, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

St Jago's High's Class Three athlete, Alex Taylor, was the highlight of the JAAA/Puma/Fuller/Anderson Development meet at Kirkvine yesterday with a record run in the 800 metres.Taylor, who was one of the stars at the Purewater/JC/R. Danny Williams...

Published:Sunday | January 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

St Jago High's girls dominated the sprint hurdles at yesterday's 26th staging of the Purewater/JC/Danny Williams Invitational Development track and field meet at Jamaica College.The Keilando Goburn-coached girls swept all the sprint hurdles events...

Published:Sunday | December 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

All is now set for the first track and field meet on the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association (JAAA) 2019 calendar, the Pure Water JC/Danny Williams Invitational Meet, to be held on January 5 on the new synthetic track at Jamaica College.The...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 11:15 PMRaymond Graham

National Housing Trust, fresh from their dominance of the local Business House Netball competition, took that form overseas recently, as the Christopher Smart-coached team retained their title at the Florida Netball Classics in Coral Gardens, with a...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:32 AMRaymond Graham

After a season that saw him catapulted among the most promising athletes on the international scene, Jamaican quarter-miler Akeem Bloomfield is relishing his new experience in the professional ranks, as he steps up preparations for next year...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 11:18 PMRaymond Graham

When the IAAF female athlete of the year is decided in Monaco on Thursday December 4, no Jamaican will be among those vying for that award, as 10 athletes were recently selected by an international panel of athletics experts, comprising...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaican athletes were among the stars on yesterday's opening day of the two-day IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava, Czech Republic.Led by individual wins by Danielle Williams and Fedrick Dacres and top three finishes from Annsert Whyte and Stephenie...

Published:Sunday | August 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The Jamaica High School Alumni Sporting Network (JHSASN) will kick off its 10th anniversary weekend at Moments Bar and Grill, South Florida' favourite Caribbean hot spot, next Saturday, September 1.Moments is strongly Jamaican. Patrons can listen to...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Birmingham Diamond League:Three Jamaican athletes earned top-two finishes at the Birmingham Diamond League meet yesterday.Janieve Russell, Ronald Levy and Tajay Gayle placed second in their respective events and solidified their places in the finals...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Following her impressive National 800 metres record run of 1:56.15 in Monaco two days ago, Natoya Goule will head seven Jamaicans, including four national champions, in action on today's final day of the two-day Diamond League meet in London.Goule...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce produced a big performance in London yesterday as she continued her comeback in the sport after giving birth to her son, Zyon, on August 7 last year.The 'Pocket Rocket' clocked a season's best 10.98 seconds to take the women'...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 10:29 AMRaymond Graham

Olympic and World 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sent out a very strong message to her rivals that she is slowly getting back to her best, after clocking a season best 10.98 seconds, to win the Women's 100 metres at the London Diamond...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 7:42 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaica recorded its best ever medal tally at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships, with Kai Chang's discus gold and the bronze won in the women's 4x400m relay, closing the Jamaicans' campaign on 12 medals. The country picked up...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 7:05 AMRaymond Graham

World Under 18 champion Britany Anderson gave the country an early medal on the final day of competition at the IAAF World Under 20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, as she finished second for silver in a personal best 13.01 seconds. In what...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Sixteen-year-old Briana Williams produced another brilliant run to complete the sprint double at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, yesterday.Williams, in an impressive performance, clocked a championship record and personal...

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

It was a successful Diamond League debut for Akeem Bloomfield, who while competing in Rabat, Morocco, showed no signs of inexperience, as he clocked a new meet record of 44.23 seconds to win in the Men's 400m event.Bloomfield, in the process, erased...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 1:11 PMRaymond Graham

FEMALE team captain, Shian Salmon, was in immaculate form a few minutes ago at the IAAF World Under 20 Championships in Tampere, Finland with a commanding run in the semi-final of the Women's 400m hurdles, advancing as the fastest qualifier for...

Published:Thursday | July 12, 2018 | 12:31 PMRaymond Graham

Female team captain Shian Salmon was in immaculate form earlier today at the IAAF World Under 20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. Salmon produced a commanding run in the semi-finals of the Women's 400m hurdles, advancing as the fastest...

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