Jamaica Gleaner Sport
Published: Monday Wednesday | August 19, 2009
All 4 one,one 4 all... Women recognise need for unified effort to land sprint relay this time
BERLIN, Germany: POWERFUL INDIVIDUAL performances pushed four Jamaican women among the world's top eight sprinters at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics (WCA) here. However, they recognise it will take a unified effort this weekend to win the gold medal... Read More...No ruling on Jamaica doping case before Worlds end
BERLIN (AP): THE FIVE Jamaican runners provisionally cleared of doping are eligible to run at the World Championships, leaving a final decision to enter them to the Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association (JAAA), the IAAF International Association... Read More...Bolt hints at world record
Berlin, Germany: Triple Olympic and World 100 metres champion Usain Bolt has hinted that his 200 metres world record could be the next to fall at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Berlin. Bolt, who clocked a phenomenal... Read More...After shattering 100m mark, is he near a limit?
BERLIN (AP): Once the gun sounds, Usain Bolt seems to test the very limits of the race - the human race. The Jamaican sprinting sensation put on another amazing performance at the World Championships Sunday, shattering his own world record in the 100... Read More...Aiken inspires huge victory
Led by Romelda Aiken's 72 goals from 79 attempts, Jamaica thrashed Northern Ireland 79-39 in the quarter-finals of the World Youth Netball Championships in the Cook Islands on Monday.Crystal Gordon, with four goals from goals from eight tries... Read More...Walsh returned as Melbourne president
Former Jamaica and West Indies captain, Courtney Walsh, was returned as president of Melbourne Cricket Club at a special general meeting at the club on Thursday night.Following a drop in membership, a decline in fund-raising ventures and thus reduced... Read More...Gold at last for Kemboi
BERLIN (AP): Ezekiel Kemboi of Kenya finally won the men's 3,000 steeplechase gold medal at the World Championships yesterday.Kemboi, who had earned three straight silvers, put on a replica Barcelona shirt with Lionel Messi's name on the back... Read More...'... I knew the gold medal was mine'
BERLIN (AP): Kerron Clement of the United States successfully defended his men's 400-metre hurdles world title yesterday, and Javier Culson won Puerto Rico's first-ever medal at the World Championships. Running in Lane 3, Clement exploded over the first... Read More...Idowu takes triple jump
BERLIN (AP): Phillips Idowu of Britain won the men's triple jump yesterday at the World Championships, beating Olympic gold medallist Nelson Evora of Portugal. Idowu, the runner-up at last year's Beijing Olympics, won with a jump of 17.73 metres... Read More...Jamaica inspiration lifts Sanya... American pulls on Jamaican strength to collar elusive gold
BERLIN, Germany: Sanya Richards crossed the line in America's red, white and blue to win her first major gold medal at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics (WCA) here yesterday, but it was inspiration from her Jamaican... Read More...Hurdlers move on
Berlin, Germany: An impressive looking Brigitte Foster-Hylton led three veteran Jamaica women, all aged 34, into today's semi-finals of the 100 metres hurdles at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Berlin... Read More...SPORTS BRIEFS
Moroccan fails test - BERLIN (AP):Jamal Chatbi of Morocco has been suspended for doping after testing positive for an anabolic steroid yesterday ahead of the 3,000-metre steeplechase at the World Championships.The Moroccan athletics federation says he... Read More...Finances rule Fair Prospect out of daCosta Cup
WITH the schoolboy football season drawing close, one of Portland's top contenders, Fair Prospect High School which qualified for both the quarter-final round of the daCosta Cup and Ben Francis Cup for the past two seasons... Read More...WI players not properly informed - Garner
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Joel Garner believes that the dissenting West Indies players who withdrew from the recent home series against Bangladesh should start asking some serious questions of the West Indies Players' Association (WIPA).The president... Read More...'I can run faster'
Sprint Dynamo Shelly-Ann Fraser says she can run even faster than the smashing 10.73 seconds she ran for the 100 metres title in Berlin, Germany, on Monday.JIS News caught up with the 'pocket rocket' at the athletes' village today as... Read More...Expect something special in relay - Stewart
Berlin, Germany (JIS): World Championships silver medallist Kerron Stewart says Jamaica will deliver a special performance in the women's 4x100 metres relay on Saturday. She said the members of the team recognised ... Read More...