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Stories by Raymond Graham

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...

Published:Wednesday | July 11, 2018 | 3:11 PMRaymond Graham

Wayne Pinnock gave the country it's first medal of the IAAF World Under 20 Championship in Tampere, Finland on Wednesday, after securing a third place finish in the Men's long jump final with 7.90 metres. "It's a great feeling to...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:26 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaica's top 400 metres hurdler, Janieve Russell, will look to continue her winning ways today when she competes in Lausanne, Switzerland, the eighth leg of the Diamond League series.Russell, the top Jamaican this year in Diamond League competition...

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2018 | 8:52 PMRaymond Graham

CALABAR High's outstanding sprinter, Christopher Taylor, continues to pile up the records.  On Saturday he equalled the National Junior 100 metres record with a sizzling run at the National Stadium.       ...

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2018 | 7:29 PMRaymond Graham

Jamaica's top female middle distance runner, Natoyta  Goule, set a national record in the 800 metres at the Diamond League meet in Paris yesterday.       Goule finished fifth  in the women's  800...

Published:Saturday | June 23, 2018 | 9:42 PMRaymond Graham

DEFENDING women's champion Stephenie Ann McPherson and last year's  runner-up in the men's 400 metres, Demish Gaye, are the fastest qualifiers for Sunday's finals in the one lap event at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Senior...

Published:Saturday | June 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

There was mass confusion during the running of the first men's 100 metres semi-final at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships at the National Stadium last night.There were several false-starts and at least one athlete...

Published:Friday | June 22, 2018 | 10:43 PMRaymond Graham

DEFENDING champion Elaine Thompson retained her national 100 metres title on Friday night at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Limited National Senior and Junior Championships.     Drawn in lane seven, Thompson was not  the...

Published:Thursday | June 21, 2018 | 11:14 PMRaymond Graham

MVP Track Club's Julian Forte was the fastest qualifier heading into Friday's semi-finals of the men's 100 metres following quaterfinal action on Thursday night at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Limited National Senior and ...

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 5:28 PMRaymond Graham

A season-ending injury has forced top high school female sprinter, Edwin Allen High's Kevona Davis, out of this year's JAAA National Junior Championships.   Michael Dyke, Davis'  high school coach, told  The Gleaner...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

"It's a very good feeling running sub-44 seconds. I knew I would run fast, but I never imagined it would be this fast. All I can say is I'm happy and God deserves all the glory," Akeem Bloomfield said after his second-place finish on Friday night at...

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