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Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaica dominated the 100 metres events on yesterday's opening day of the 2018 Carifta Games in Nassau, Bahamas.Brianna Williams, with a record run in the Under-17 final, led the way as Jamaica won three of four gold medals in the short sprint....

Published:Friday | March 30, 2018 | 1:33 PMRaymond Graham

Anthony Carpenter has been replaced by Antonio Watson in the Under-20 boys 400m line-up at the Carifta Games in The Bahamas due to a groin injury.  Head coach of the Jamaican team, Machel Woolery told The Gleaner that the...

Published:Wednesday | March 28, 2018 | 9:20 AMRaymond Graham

When the Jamaican team departs tomorrow for the Carifta Games in Nassau, Bahamas, it will do so without Edwin Allen's star sprinter Kevona Davis, who has withdrawn from the championship. Davis, who broke the...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

CALABAR High's ace 400 metres runner Christopher Taylor produced another outstanding performance at the National Stadium yesterday to capture the Under-20 boys one-lap event in the Digicel Grand Prix finals.The race was billed to be a clash between...

Published:Saturday | March 10, 2018 | 7:26 PMRaymond Graham

FORMER Kingston College 400 metres runner, Akeem Bloomfield, continued his great  form  indoors this season, when he clocked a national indoor record 44.86 seconds on Saturday at the NCAA Indoor Championships. The previous mark...

Published:Saturday | March 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

A week ago at the Carifta Trials, the Hydel pair of Shian Salmon and Cherokee Young were involved in a close tussle with St Andrew High's Janielle Josephs, before Salmon came out on top in 52.73 seconds in the 400m ahead of her teammate, who was...

Published:Saturday | March 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Following the completion of the four regional meets, the Digicel Grand Prix will climax today with the staging of the GC Foster Classics inside the National Stadium, starting at 8:30 a.m.The eight best from the four regions from specific events,...

Published:Saturday | March 3, 2018 | 9:23 PMRaymond Graham

Kingston College's Dashawn Morris was the star at yesterday's second day of competition at the Carifta Trials at the National Stadium after a big win in the Under 20 400 metres.   In a loaded field, with only Calabar High's...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2018 | 10:27 PMRaymond Graham

DEFENDING champions, Edwin Allen High and St. Jago High are set to retain their female and male Central Championships titles respectively following day one action of the two-day meet  at G.C. Foster College yesterday. The...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 8:59 PMRaymond Graham

WHEN the two day Central Athletic Championships begin this morning at 9:00 a.m. at the G.C. Foster College, defending male and female champions St. Jago High and Edwin Allen, will be hoping to continue their dominance and defend...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

CALABAR High's Class One sprinters, led by Michael Stephens, were in immaculate form at yesterday's Camperdown Classic at the National Stadium.Stephens, who opened his season a week ago with 10.48 seconds for 100 metres at the Youngster Goldsmith...

Published:Friday | February 9, 2018 | 7:20 PMRaymond Graham

Former Kingston College quarter-miler Akeem Bloomfield is the new national indoor record holder in the 400 metres following his 45.02 seconds run on Friday night at the Tiger Paw Classics in Clemson. Bloomfield, a sophomore at the University...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The swim-run (aquathon) was the highlight on Friday's sports day at St Andrew High. This was the first time that a secondary school in Jamaica was hosting such an event.The field comprised six athletes across varying age groups and consisted of a...

Published:Monday | January 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

THE 2018 track and field season got running on Saturday with the staging of three development meets across the island as coaches used the opportunities to test their charges following the long Christmas break.At the annual general meeting of the...

Published:Tuesday | December 26, 2017 | 1:07 AMRaymond Graham

IT is early days but head coach of Edwin Allen High school Michael Dyke is speaking tough ahead of the 2018 track season and is confident that his team can make it five wins in a row at next year's ISSA Boys' and Girls'...

Published:Tuesday | December 26, 2017 | 12:02 AMRaymond Graham

WITH World and Olympic champion Omar McLeod leading the way at the senior level, the future looks bright for Jamaica in the sprint hurdles event after spectacular performances from our juniors last year in both the male and female sections. Most...

Published:Friday | December 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

World Championships 400 metres hurdles bronze medallist Ristananna Tracey will join up with her partner Kemar Bailey-Cole, the Commonwealth Games 100m champion to give back to the less fortunate through a Christmas Treat set for today.Known as the...

Published:Monday | December 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Calabar High School's Christopher Taylor and Petersfield High School's Antonio Watson, who won the 200m and 400m titles at the Junior Pan Am Championships, as well as the IAAF World Youth Championships last summer, were off to winning starts in...

Published:Thursday | December 7, 2017 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham

DENBIGH High and Excelsior High were crowned ISSA all island junior and senior netball champions respectively at Manchester High yesterday.In the junior final, Denbigh got the better of St Catherine High 27-20 while Excelsior whipped Holmwood 43-32...

Published:Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The ISSA all-island netball finals are on today at Manchester High.New champions will be crowned in both the junior and senior divisions. Rural junior champions, Denbigh High, will take on St Catherine High before the senior champions, Holmwood...

Published:Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) has appointed a new meet director for the annual Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships.When the five-day 2018 meet gets under way on March 20, former inter-collegiate president, Anthony Davis,...

Published:Monday | December 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

New champions were crowned in rural ISSA schoolgirl netball on Friday at the Leila Robinson Courts and inside the National Indoor Sports Centre as Denbigh captured the junior title after defeating Manchester High 34-25, while it was a 43-35 win for...

Published:Sunday | December 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Defending senior champions Excelsior High retained their title at last Friday's ISSA Urban Schools Netball Finals at the National Indoor Sports Centre.The Christopher Smart-coached team, in a repeat of last year's final, got the better of Gaynstead...

Published:Saturday | December 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) General Secretary Garth Gayle is a very pleased man after recently being re-elected on the Technical Committee of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Gayle, who will be...

Published:Saturday | December 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Mico University's dominance in the Intercol netball competition continued on Thursday as the senior and intermediate teams, coached by Janet Guy and Connie Francis, walked away with the two major titles following the finals played at the Mico...

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