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Published:Friday | January 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson will start her 2017 campaign tomorrow at the National Stadium when she competes in the Women's Invitational 60 metres at the 16th staging of the Queen's-Grace Jackson meet.Thompson, the defending...

Published:Sunday | January 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Andrew Fisher of Elite Performance Track Club was the top performer at yesterday's Central and Hurdles track meet at the G.C. Foster College with an impressive record-equalling run of 6.53 seconds to capture the men's 60 metres open.Fisher who now...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

All 105 principals present at yesterday's Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) meeting held at the Terra Nova Hotel voted in favour of the implementation of the five-point proposal recommended by the technical committee of Boys and...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

It will be a busy day today on the local track and field circuit as there with six meets listed on the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association calendar.At Calabar High, there will be the second staging of the McKenley-Wint Invitational, while...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2017 | 1:46 PMRaymond Graham

Raymond Graham Gleaner Writer When the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships gets underway on Tuesday, March 28, there will be several adjustments to the five-days programme after principals voted in overwhelming support of five...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Andrea Hardware, the head of the organising committee for the McKenley/Wint Classic, has declared that all is in place for tomorrow's meet at Calabar High on Red Hills Road."We are pulling out all the stops to ensure that we have another good...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

High school principals will vote today on a five-point proposal recommended by the technical committee of Boys and Girls' Championships to the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA).Last November, schools were informed by ISSA about...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The second staging of the McKenley/Wint Track and Field Classic will be held this Saturday at the home of defending ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' champions, Calabar High School.Head coach of Calabar Michael Clarke has called on the school's fans to support...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Former outstanding local schoolboy athletes Akeem Bloomfield and Obrien Wasome started their collegiate athletic careers with impressive wins, while Olympian Clive Pullen also scored a strong win at separate indoor meets over the weekend.Bloomfield...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

It is early days in the 2017 track and field season, but after two assignments under their belt, defending ISSA-GraceKennedy Girls champions Edwin Allen have sent a strong message to their rivals with a fourth consecutive title in their sights.Edwin...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

KINGSTON College's Aryamany Rodgers continued his fine forms as he posted a commanding win in the boys Open 1500m at Saturday's staging of the JAAA/Puma Development meet at Kirkvine, Manchester.Rodgers, who has been dominant on the road so far this...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

EDWIN Allen High's Ackelia Smith and J'voughnn Brown of Jamaica College walked away with the trophies for most outstanding female and male performers respectively at yesterday's JC Purewater/Danny Williams Awards function held at the Karl...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Two years ago, Kadie-Ann Dehaney was the youngest member of Jamaica's senior netball team to the World Cup in Sydney, Australia, as an 18-year-old student of St Hugh's High School.These days, she is back 'Down Under', but this time to compete in the...

Published:Wednesday | January 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

VETERAN outstanding Jamaican female athletes Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart are among 14 athletes named to the 2017 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Women's Legends Class.This announcement was made recently by the conference office. The SEC...

Published:Sunday | January 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

KINGSTON College's Aryamana Rodgers and Kevona Davis of Edwin Allen High produced the outstanding results on the track at yesterday's 24th staging of the JC-Danny Williams Purewater Development meet at Jamaica College.Running in the second track...

Published:Saturday | January 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

When the 2017 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships gets under way in March, a new event will be added to the programme as the Class 2 boys will now compete separately in the 400 metres hurdles.It was previously an open event,...

Published:Saturday | January 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The Corporate Area and Western Jamaica will take the athletics spotlight today as Jamaica College and Herbert Morrison High hosting the first meets of the year on the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association calendar.At 189 Old Hope Road in...

Published:Thursday | January 5, 2017 | 3:18 AMRaymond Graham

OUTSTANDING horizontal and vertical coach at Jamaica College Ruel James will be the honouree at this year's 24th staging of the Purewater/JC track and field development meet, which takes place on Saturday on the school's grounds at 189 Od Hope Road...

Published:Sunday | January 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

WHEN the 2017 high school track and field season gets underway on Saturday with the staging of the Pure Water JC Invitational and the First Chance meet at Herbert Morrison High in Montego Bay, most attention will be focused on Jamaica College.Three...

Published:Saturday | December 31, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

After a fabulous season in his first year after leaving high school where he was member of Jamaica's silver medal-winning Men's 4x400m relay team at this year's Olympic Games, former St Jago high quarter-miler Nathon Allen will head to the...

Published:Wednesday | December 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

It was another good year for the country's junior athletes, who once again made their marks on the international scene.The IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland provided the stage for the country's juniors, who picked up eight...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

It will be a very short Christmas break for high school athletes with a busy 2017 track and field season getting under way in the first week of January with the Purewater Jamaica College Invitational meet, which will take place on the school campus...

Published:Wednesday | December 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Respected female junior track and field coach Michael Kerr is calling on ISSA to introduce 100m hurdles much earlier for girls in high schools, noting that this would help the development of female sprint hurdlers at the senior international level....

Published:Monday | December 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Despite the presence of national high-school female track and field champions Edwin Allen in large numbers, it was the Holmwood Technical girls who stole the spotlight at Saturday's first staging of the Gerald Claude Foster over-distant meet at the...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

High school and college athletes gearing up for the upcoming track and field season will test their preparation today as the 14th staging of the Wesley Powell Heart Institute of the Caribbean track and field meet gets under way this morning starting...

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