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Published:Saturday | March 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

FOLLOWING great competition so far for their respective high school teams, the country's top junior athletes will continue their rivalry today and tomorrow but this time around they will be hoping to grab spots on the country's national team to the...

Published:Saturday | March 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

CALABAR High's star athlete, Christopher Taylor, made his season debut in grand style at Thursday's Digicel Anthrick Corporate Development meet at the UWI Usain Bolt Stadium.Taylor, who competed in the 200 metres, showed no signs of rust from a long...

Published:Friday | March 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

KINGSTON College (KC) and Excelsior High captured the third and penultimate leg of the Digicel Grand Prix Series after being crowned male and female champions respectively at yesterday's staging of the Anthrick Corporate Area Development meet at the...

Published:Monday | February 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Bertland Cameron is in his second season as head track and field coach at the Mico University College, and the man who was Jamaica's first world champion in the 400m was a delighted man on Saturday after watching his charges perform at the Gibson...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

DESPITE a lot of emphasis on high school action at today's Gibson McCook Relays, competition among senior athletes in events for clubs and institutions should share the spotlight with the World Relays and World Championship on the calendar this year...

Published:Saturday | February 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

All roads will be leading to the National Stadium today as one of the most popular track and field events on the calendar, the Gibson McCook Relays will take focus. Scheduled to start at 9 a.m. this will be the 41st staging of the event, which will...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

More than 3,500 competitors will be in action at tomorrow's 41st staging of the Gibson McCook Relays at the National Stadium.Action will get under way at 9 a.m. with the preliminary rounds of the high-school boys' 4x400 metres. The finals of this...

Published:Wednesday | February 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

When the 41st staging of the Gibson McCook Relays gets under way this Saturday inside the National Stadium, new champions will be crowned in the high school boys Open 4x400m and 4x800m...

Published:Monday | February 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

GC Foster College's Oshane Archibald and Juliet Dinal were the top male and female finishers at yesterday's staging of the Sagicor Sigma 5K Run in New Kingston which had a record number of 25000 participants.That was not the only record set at the...

Published:Monday | February 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

THE Girls Class One 4x100m - a championships event is slated for 5:55 p.m. on Saturday at the Gibson - McCook Relays and when the teams line up for this event, Edwin Allen will be eyeing the record of 44.48 seconds, set two years ago.That team...

Published:Monday | February 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The Corey Bennett coached Hydel girls team continued to show that they will be a major factor at this year's ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships after putting on a show at last Saturday's Ben Francis Invitational on the grounds...

Published:Sunday | February 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Holmwood Technical's Nicolee Foster and Wolmer's Boys' Jeremy Farr produced record runs in the 400 metres hurdles at yesterday's third staging of the S.W. 'Isaac' Henry Invitational meet at the National Stadium.Foster, a third-place finisher in the...

Published:Saturday | February 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Both St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) and St Jago brought the Gibson-McCook Relays to an exciting end last year with their epic duel in the Boys Open 4x400m relay.The team from Santa Cruz eventually prevailed, and fans are again in for a treat as...

Published:Thursday | February 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Two years ago, a Kingston College quartet anchored by Twayne Crooks broke a long-standing record in the 4x800m relay after recording 7:34.78.Following an average performance last year, the North Street-based institution is unbeaten so far this...

Published:Wednesday | February 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

THE 41st staging of the Gibson-McCook Relays will be held next Saturday inside the National Stadium. This is a crucial meet leading to the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships and often times, results here give strong...

Published:Monday | February 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Kingston College was the toast of high school teams at Saturday's 39th staging of the Milo Western Relays in Montego Bay as the North Street-based institution picked up six wins and two second-place finishes to be the most successful team at the...

Published:Saturday | February 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The Camperdown Classic and the Milo Western Relays will highlight track and field action today as both cities get set for some explosive competition with the National Stadium and the Montego Bay Sports Complex setting the respective stages.Several...

Published:Thursday | February 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

FANS in western Jamaica are in for a treat this Saturday when the 39th staging of the Milo Western Relays gets under way at noon inside the Montego Bay Sports Complex as the MVP Track Club and its core of high-power female athletes is expected to...

Published:Sunday | February 5, 2017 | 12:17 AMRaymond Graham

Calabar's De'Jour Russell had a successful opening to his 2017 athletics campaign at yesterday's Youngster Goldsmith Classic inside the National Stadium.Competing for the first time in the Class One 110m hurdles, Russell destroyed his opponents to...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Tomorrow's Youngster-Goldsmith meet at the National Stadium has attracted the cream of the crop from among local high schools.Meet organiser Raffic Shaw is very upbeat after receiving massive entries."More than 60 teams have entered for the meet...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) all-island senior netball champions Denbigh High and junior queens Gaynstead High collected the lion's share of the trophies at yesterday's ISSA presentation of awards for netball at the Terra Nova...

Published:Thursday | February 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The 2017 track and field season will step up a notch this weekend with the staging of the Youngster Goldsmith meet inside the National Stadium.Fans are in for a treat withhurdlers taking the spotlight in what will be a sneakpreview of the upcoming...

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson made a smashing start to her 2017 campaign after running a personal best (PB) 7.02 seconds to win the women's 60 metres at the Queen's-Grace Jackson meet inside the National Stadium yesterday.Thompson...

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Sprint Hurdlers were in great form yesterday at the Queen's-Grace Jackson meet inside the National Stadium.Four records were broken. Excelsior High's Ackera Nugent sped to a new mark of 11.69 seconds to win the Class Three Girls' 80 metres hurdles,...

Published:Saturday | January 28, 2017 | 7:42 PMRaymond Graham

Double Olympic sprint champion, Elaine Thompson, made a smashing start to her 2017 campaign after running a personal best (PB) 7.02 seconds to win the women's 60 metres at  the  Queen's Grace Jackson meet inside the National...

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