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Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:10 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

In a departure from her earlier statements, Jamaican sprinting star Elaine Thompson-Herah has confirmed her split with the MVP Track Club, confirming reports, first carried on NNN,  that she had parted ways with long-time coach...

Published:Thursday | October 7, 2021 | 12:10 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Ronda Whyte has been steadily making a name for herself as an international 400m hurdler, but despite her successes on the track, she has not turned her back on her first love, teaching. Whyte, who only got involved in competitive running after...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 12:08 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

Jamaican sprinting titan Elaine Thompson Herah is putting together a body of work that might very well leave her peerless - if you believe she isn’t already without equal, in a few more competitive strides, after a stunning win in the 100m at the...

Published:Wednesday | August 11, 2021 | 12:08 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Jamaican 400-metre hurdler Ronda Whyte says she feels extremely disappointed with her false start in the first-round assignment at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but assured that she will not allow the letdown to devastate her, as she...

Published:Monday | August 9, 2021 | 12:09 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) Christopher Samuda has defended the organisation’s support of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) amid suggestions that the island’s track and field interests...

Published:Thursday | August 12, 2021 | 12:05 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: In terms of legacy, Jamaica’s women’s 4x400 metres relay bronze medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Saturday, August 7, was a continuation of a heritage that spans two decades. But, for a couple of ladies on that team, it was...

Published:Saturday | August 7, 2021 | 12:10 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Jamaica will be looking to close out the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on a positive note after enjoying success in the women’s 4x100m relay inside the Tokyo Olympic Stadium as the island celebrated its Independence on Friday. The team of...

Published:Saturday | August 7, 2021 | 12:10 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Jamaican sprinting icon Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has come out in defence of the island’s male athletes, who have been on the receiving end of criticism for their medal return at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. With just the men’s and...

Published:Saturday | August 7, 2021 | 12:09 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Olympic 400 metres finalist Candice McLeod believes there is much more to come from her, after her fifth-place finish at the Tokyo 2020 Games on Friday inside the Tokyo Olympic Stadium. McLeod clocked 49.87 seconds to finish behind...

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2021 | 12:07 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Having paid keen attention to his development through the age-group ranks, Grenada’s three-time Olympic medallist, Kirani James, says he expects fellow Tokyo 2020 400 metres finalist, Christopher Taylor, to learn from the experience...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2021 | 12:12 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: The story of Ronald Levy is not dissimilar to many success stories within Jamaica’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic team. Triumph despite tribulation is a recurring theme among Jamaica’s elite, with a year of COVID-19 forced restrictions...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2021 | 12:12 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Jamaica’s male and female sprint relay teams will be on the hunt for gold medals in their respective events at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium today as the Tokyo 2020 Games nears its end. The women’s 4x100m team of Briana Williams,...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2021 | 12:12 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: The last time Jamaica’s women entered a 4x100m relay final with three 100m medallists in the line-up was at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. However, dreams of a gold medal repeat in the event, following the country’s podium-topping...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2021 | 12:06 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Newly crowned Olympic 110m hurdles champion Hansle Parchment crossed the line after his semi-final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with a knowing smile. He had seen enough from trailing the gold medal favourite, Grant Holloway, to the...

Published:Thursday | August 5, 2021 | 12:05 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: As her powerful strides ate up the Tokyo Olympic Stadium’s Mondo track, pulling in the Great Britain and United States’ anchor-leg runners in the women’s 4x100m relay heats, one couldn’t help but wonder the heroics Shericka Jackson...

Published:Wednesday | August 4, 2021 | 12:12 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Jamaican sprinter Rasheed Dwyer says he is looking to deliver a strong performance in the men’s 200 metres final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, after booking a somewhat surprising qualification, which he has dedicated to his coach,...

Published:Wednesday | August 4, 2021 | 12:12 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: While admitting that she was seriously disappointed with missing out on the 100 metres gold medal, Jamaican sprinting icon, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, says she was satisfied with her effort in the 200-metre final at the Tokyo 2020...

Published:Wednesday | August 4, 2021 | 12:11 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: In just over 21 seconds, Elaine Thompson Herah’s unmatchable strides propelled her into orbit on Tuesday to stake an emphatic claim as perhaps the greatest female sprinter in Olympic history. The 29-year-old will launch her bid for...

Published:Wednesday | August 4, 2021 | 12:09 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Women’s 100m hurdles finalist, Britany Anderson, may not have won the Olympic medal she had hoped for at the Tokyo 2020 Games. However, her experience at the championships delivered a place in the final and an impressive new personal...

Published:Wednesday | August 4, 2021 | 12:07 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: JAMAICA’S representatives in the women’s 400 metres all advanced to the semi-finals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, following first-round action inside the Tokyo Olympic Stadium yesterday. Stephenie-Ann McPherson is the leading...

Published:Tuesday | August 3, 2021 | 12:10 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson Herah is on the brink of laying the crucial block of a historic legacy with victory in today’s 200m Olympic final as compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce launches an assault for her first gold medal at these...

Published:Tuesday | August 3, 2021 | 12:09 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: She will never be the tallest in a room, but you will struggle to find a bigger heart than that of freshly minted Olympics 100 metres women’s hurdles bronze medallist Megan Tapper. The bubbly, pint-sized, bundle of energy ended years...

Published:Tuesday | August 3, 2021 | 12:09 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Injury-plagued Tajay Gayle’s brave lunges for an Olympic medal at the Tokyo Games have been praised and questioned in equal measure. But as far as the 2019 long jump World champion is concerned, taking the leap of faith despite a...

Published:Tuesday | August 3, 2021 | 12:07 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Ever-improving Jamaican sprinter Oblique Seville says he is looking to make the most of the experience gained from competing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after his run to the semi-finals of the men’s 100 metres. Seville, 20,...

Published:Monday | August 2, 2021 | 12:09 AMAndrÈ Lowe/Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Megan Tapper earned Jamaica its first ever medal in the Women’s 100m Hurdles at the Tokyo, Olympic Games, in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday morning. Tapper sped to a time of 12.55 seconds for bronze, just shades off her personal best of 12....

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