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Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

THE IAAF World Under-18 Championships, formerly the World Youth Championships, will have its final staging this year when the eighth edition takes place in Nairobi, Kenya, between July 12 and 16. At the 206th IAAF General Meeting held at the Summer...

Published:Saturday | April 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

G.C. Foster College's Sashalee Forbes and Everton Clarke won the women's and men's 100 metres titles respectively on yesterday's opening day of the two-day NCB Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships at the National Stadium.Forbes, a member of...

Published:Friday | April 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

FOURTEEN finals, eight on the track and six in the field, will be contested on today's opening day of the two-day NCB Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships scheduled for the National Stadium at 1 p.m on both days.The women's triple jump and...

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Edwin Allen High are many people's hot favourites for the girls' title at the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships but Holmwood Technical's head coach, Dave Anderson, is surely not ready to crown them as yet.TOP HONOURSAnderson is very...

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

Kingston College (KC) will be hoping to break their drought when competition at the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Championships gets under way on Tuesday. The team with the most wins at these Championships, with 31, will be hoping to score their...

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

Over the years, Camperdown High has had fair results at the ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships, and the east Kingston-based school has produced some outstanding sprinters, including the likes of Sandra Kidd, Revoli Campbell, Andria...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

An 82-strong squad has been named to represent the island at the 2017 staging of the Carifta Games, which is scheduled to take place at the Ergilio Hato Stadium, Willemstad, Curacao from April 15-17.The 22-member boys' Under-20 squad is headed by...

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

With their very small squad, Immaculate High will be hoping to figure well at next week's ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships and be among the top schools in the Corporate Area.The school has produced some outstanding athletes in the...

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

IT will be familiar territory for Edwin Allen High's Class One thrower Fiona Richards when she lines up for her new school at next week's ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships.The former Buff Bay High representative had to sit...

Published:Thursday | March 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Vere Technical High's middle-distance star, Britnie Dixon, will be hoping to add another double to an outstanding Champs career when she competes at next week's ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships.After winning the 800-1500 metres double...

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

THIS year's Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships, which is scheduled for Friday, April 7, and Saturday April 8, was yesterday launched with the National Commercial Bank (NCB) continuing as major supporters with a $3 million sponsorship.The...

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

IT has been a wonderful season so far for Edwin Allen second year Class Three athlete Kevona Davis.The defending double sprint champion looks a cinch in repeating that feat once again as she has recorded the fastest times by any schoolgirl this...

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

SEVERAL of the country's top senior athletes displayed good form at the first Link Up meet at the G.C. Foster College yesterday.Olympic Games 400 metres bronze medallist Shericka Jackson topped a strong field in the 100 metres.Running against a...

Published:Tuesday | March 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

While most of the attention was centred on high-school athletes in the Digicel Grand Prix events at last Saturday's G.C. Foster Classics inside the National Stadium, several of the country's senior athletes made their presence felt at the meet with...

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

Like they did a year ago, it was the same story as Edwin Allen and St Jago high schools retained their Girls and Boys' titles, respectively, at Saturday's G.C. Foster Classic, the finale of the Digicel Grand Prix, inside the National Stadium.The...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

It was close going in the Digicel Grand Prix finale - the G.C. Foster Classic, with Calabar holding a slim lead in the boys' section and Edwin Allen taking control in the female category at the National Stadium.With eight boys' finals scored,...

Published:Saturday | March 11, 2017 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham

AFTER dominating the Digicel Central AthleticsChampionships which ended three days ago, Edwin Allen Girl's and St. Jago Boy's are in prime positions to walk away with the Grand prize of $1M each, awarded to the top female and male teams, as the...

Published:Friday | March 10, 2017 | 12:18 AMRaymond Graham

The fourth and final regional meet of the Digicel Grand Prix series, the Central Athletics Championships came to an end at GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sports on Wednesday where Edwin Allen and St Jago High walked away with the top...

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

It's been a year, but things remain the same as Edwin Allen and St Jago High scored convincing wins to capture the girls and boys' titles along with cash prize of $250,000 each at yesterday's Digicel Grand Prix Central Athletics Championships at the...

Published:Wednesday | March 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Former champions Holmwood Technical and defending champion St Jago were the early leaders in the girls and boys' categories following competition on yesterday's first day of the two-day Central Athletics Champion-ships, which forms part of the...

Published:Tuesday | March 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The final meet before this Saturday's finals of the Digicel Grand Prix will be held over two days, starting today at 9:30a.m., with the staging of the Central Athletics Championships at the G.C. Foster College.Following the staging, so far, of the...

Published:Tuesday | March 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The G.C. Foster Classics/Digicel Grand Prix meet, to be held inside the National Stadium on Saturday, had its launch yesterday at The G.C. Foster College, where representatives from the sponsors, the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association and...

Published:Monday | March 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Vere Technical's 16-year old hurdler Britany Anderson was the star performer on yesterday's second and final day of the Carifta Trials held inside the National Stadium. She raced to a World Youth leading time of 13.21 seconds, in a negative wind of...

Published:Sunday | March 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Jhevaughn Matherson hit top form on yesterday's opening day of the Carifta Trials, producing a sizzling 10.25 seconds to win the Under-20 boys 100 metres.The Kingston College sprint star who ran several 400 metres this season in his background work...

Published:Saturday | March 4, 2017 | 12:17 AMRaymond Graham

One of the most talked about events going into last Saturday's 41st Gibson McCook Relays was the 4x800 metres open for high school boys. Defending champions St Elizabeth Technical were out but a close battle was expected among Kingston College who...

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