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Published:Thursday | April 28, 2022 | 11:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Holmwood Technical's Cedricka Williams picked up the first win for Jamaican high school athletes at the Penn Relays after an impressive season's best of 54.00 metres to capture the Championships of America High School Discus. Williams, the IAAF...

Published:Thursday | April 28, 2022 | 11:05 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Holmwood Technical's Cedricka Williams picked up the first win for Jamaican high school athletes at the Penn Relays after an impressive season's best of 54.00 metres to capture the Championships of America High School Discus. Williams, the IAAF...

Published:Thursday | April 28, 2022 | 9:34 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions, Edwin Allen High School, and Holmwood Technical are through to tomorrow's final of the Girls' High School Championships of America 4x800-metre relay at the Penn Relays after finishing second...

Published:Wednesday | April 27, 2022 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER PULLING off an upset win in the 2019 Championships of America High School girls 4x400 metres final to deny favourites Hydel High School, coach Dave Anderson of defending champions Holmwood Technical High School is eyeing another giant-...

Published:Wednesday | April 27, 2022 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FOR THE first time in 20 years, thousands of fans inside the Franklin Field Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will not get a chance to witness the very popular series of USA vs World Relays, which usually takes place on a Saturday afternoon at...

Published:Tuesday | April 26, 2022 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Performances in the relays have received the lion’s share of the spotlight, but Jamaican high schools have also done very well in individual events at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia in the United States. This trend should continue this week as...

Published:Saturday | April 23, 2022 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER being dethroned of their overall boys’ title by Kingston College at the recent ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs), a pumped up Jamaica College (JC) team will leave the island early next week for the Penn Relays...

Published:Friday | April 22, 2022 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Several senior national track and field stars, led by Tokyo Olympics 110 metres hurdles champion Hansle Parchment, 100 metres bronze medallist Shericka Jackson and 100m hurdles bronze medallist Megan Tapper, will be on show tomorrow at the Velocity...

Published:Friday | April 22, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER smashing the 4x800 metres record at this year’s Gibson McCook Relays with an astonishing seven minutes 24 .30 seconds and beating nearest rivals Kingston College by nearly 12 seconds, coach Dwayne Johnson is confident that Jamaica College...

Published:Thursday | April 21, 2022 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER A COVID-19-enforced absence of two years, the world’s largest and oldest relay carnival, the Penn Relays, will be back this year with its 125th staging set for three days starting on April 28 inside the Franklin Field Stadium on the campus of...

Published:Saturday | April 16, 2022 | 12:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

OLYMPIC Games double sprint champion, Elaine Thompson Herah, is one of eight Jamaicans who will be in action today at the 2022 USATF Golden Games at the Mt Sac Relays in Walnut, California. In what is the second stop in the 2022 World Athletics...

Published:Thursday | April 14, 2022 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FOLLOWING HIS exploits at the recent ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) where he crowned himself double champion by winning the Class One triple jump with a record 16.66 metres and the long jump with 7.87, Kingston...

Published:Monday | April 11, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The annual ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships has taken on an international look in recent years, and this year, there were a record number of overseas-born athletes from the Eastern Caribbean and as far as Kenya in East Africa in...

Published:Saturday | April 9, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Olympic 100 metres bronze medallist Shericka Jackson is one of several Jamaicans down to compete in Bermuda today as the 2022 World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series begins with the United States of America Track and Field (USATF) Bermuda...

Published:Tuesday | April 5, 2022 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The five-day ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships begins at the National Stadium and the excitement should be high today and over the next four days as the island’s top teams seek glory at the world’s leading high school track...

Published:Tuesday | April 5, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The quality of performances at the annual ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships has always been high and this year will be no different. A number of records should be broken over the five days of the prestigious meet at the...

Published:Tuesday | April 5, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Former inter-secondary boys’ champions Calabar High will have a new man in charge for the 2022 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs). Veteran head coach Michael Clarke has turned the reins over to Errol Messias. Clarke...

Published:Monday | April 4, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FORMER Hydel High 400 metres runner Charokee Young hit top form last Saturday at the Texas A...

Published:Sunday | April 3, 2022 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

WITH THE major change to the order of events at this year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs), the favourites headed into the meet are set to take even earlier leads than at first imagined. The 100-metre final at...

Published:Saturday | April 2, 2022 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Several top local and overseas-based senior athletes will be in action inside the National Stadium today at the Velocity Fest 10 track and field meet. The meet, which is a part of the World Athletics Continental Combined Tour Challenge Series, will...

Published:Wednesday | March 30, 2022 | 12:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

ALL INDICATORS point to a two-way fight among the boys for top honours when the five-day ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) gets under way next Tuesday. The battle should be between defending and 21-time champions,...

Published:Tuesday | March 29, 2022 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

WHEN the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) begins next week, defending girls’ champions Edwin Allen High School will be seeking to make it eight wins in a row and their ninth title overall. It will not be smooth...

Published:Monday | March 21, 2022 | 12:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S track and field team saved their best performance for yesterday’s final day of competition at the three-day World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, picking up gold in the women’s 4x400 metres and a bronze by Kimberly...

Published:Saturday | March 19, 2022 | 2:34 PMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Veteran 400-metre specialist, Stephenie-Ann McPherson picked up Jamaica's first medal at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia after producing a personal best and national indoor record of 50.79 seconds to finish third for...

Published:Saturday | March 19, 2022 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA’S Shericka Jackson and young sensation Briana Williams both clocked a lifetime best 7.04 seconds to finish fifth and sixth, respectively, in the women’s 60 metres final on yesterday’s opening day of the 2022 World Athletics Indoor...

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