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Published:Sunday | September 5, 2021 | 12:06 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

OLYMPIC FINALIST Natoya Goule secured her first Diamond League win at the Allianz Memorial Van Damme in Brussels yesterday. And with next week’s finale in Zurich now in the cross hairs, the pint-sized Jamaican is bracing for a big challenge in her...

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2021 | 12:13 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Only three teams have won more medals than Jamaica in the men’s 4x400-metre relay at the Olympic Games and, although the Jamaicans could not replicate that success at the Tokyo 2020 Games, the general belief among the current cohort...

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2021 | 12:12 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: Nine medals on paper show Jamaica’s lowest haul at the Olympic Games since the 2004 installment in Athens, but, in reality, it represented significant success for a transitioning Jamaican team, highlighted by the coronation of Elaine...

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2021 | 1:35 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: No country has been more dominant than Jamaica in the women’s 100 metres at the Olympic Games. That authority was again stamped inside the Tokyo Olympic Stadium last night, as Elaine Thompson-Herah led the way in a Jamaican medal...

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2021 | 1:35 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: The world yesterday witnessed one of the most amazing sporting performances in history, as Elaine Thompson Herah emphatically defended her Olympic 100m title with a 10.61 seconds run inside the Tokyo Olympic Stadium – in a run and a...

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2021 | 1:31 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: NATIONAL CHAMPION Jaheel Hyde is determined to book his spot in the final of the men’s 400m hurdles in hopes of testing himself in what he thinks will be the most exciting athletic event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Hyde, who is...

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2021 | 12:12 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: National champion Janieve Russell is nearing her best, just in time for the Tokyo Olympic Games. The reigning Commonwealth Games champion returns to the Olympic stage with renewed confidence and mental fortitude and is eager to...

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2021 | 12:12 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: There are not too many things missing from Alia Atkinson’s medal cabinet, but today inside the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, the 32-year-old Jamaican swimming star will take another shot, perhaps her last, at something she has not so far...

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2021 | 12:11 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: The frosty relations between the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) and the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) look set to sink into a deeper chill, after the bulk of Jamaica’s athletes were left without access to a...

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2021 | 12:11 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

TOKYO, Japan: President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Christopher Samuda, says one of his main objectives during the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, is to strengthen existing bilateral agreements with other organisations and establish...

Published:Sunday | June 6, 2021 | 12:13 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was not even two years old when American Florence Griffith Joyner (Flo Jo) shocked the world with a 10.49 seconds clocking in the 100m in 1988, almost 33 years ago. However, at yesterday’s latest instalment of the JAAA/JOA...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:27 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) presidential aspirant and legendary Jamaican sprinter, Donald Quarrie, has raised serious questions about the fairness of the JAAA’s election process, and is promising, if elected, to...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

Coach Ato Boldon is expecting Jamaican sprinting prodigy Briana Williams to eclipse her performances from last season in the coming year, after a strong start to her preparations so far. Williams, who stopped the clock at 10.94 seconds for third...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

Racers Grand Prix founder and head coach Glen Mills was delighted with the meet’s designation as a Gold-level World Athletics Continental Tour meet, highlighting its increasing reputation and continued role in the development of the sport. Heading...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:38 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

DOHA, Qatar: Head coach of Jamaica’s team at the IAAF World Championships, Maurice Wilson, has praised the team’s performance in Doha and said it was important for Jamaica to bounce back from their disastrous performance at the last World...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

DOHA, Qatar: Jamaica’s 4x100m relay gold medal on yesterday’s penultimate day of the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, not only returned the country to the top of the World Championships women’s sprint relay hill, but again gave the world a...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

DOHA, Qatar: One is the most successful athlete in the women’s 100 metres in World Championships history, the other is the reigning double Olympic sprint champion. They are both Jamaican and they are both gunning for gold at the 2019 Doha...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:38 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

DOHA, Qatar: Head coach of Jamaica’s team at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, Maurice Wilson, praised history-setting long jump gold medallist Tajay Gayle on his performance and says the win has set the tone for the rest of the...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

DOHA, Qatar: Yohan Blake is at a crossroads. No longer delivering the super-fast times he had become accustomed to before the first of his two major injuries in 2013, Blake, who is nearing his 30th birthday, is forced to re-evaluate his approach...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:34 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

“I have to choose life over everything.” For Jamaican distance star Kemoy Campbell, the decision to retire from competitive athletics was not an easy one, but it was simple enough. Seven months after collapsing while running the 3,000m at the...

Published:Sunday | July 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has a bit of an issue. Her name is Danielle Williams. Bumped from the National Senior Championships’ 100m hurdles final for a controversial false-start violation, Williams, whose back-door...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

REIMS, Paris: Reggae Girlz defender Allyson Swaby has pointed to insufficient preparation, following Jamaica’s 5-0 defeat to Italy in the FIFA Women’s World Cup on Friday at the Stade Auguste-Delaune. The Jamaicans had some bright moments...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:41 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

REIMS, France: It has not been the dream FIFA Women’s World Cup debut Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz wanted. And as the curtains get ready to close on their campaign here in France, head coach Hue Menzies recognises the importance of registering a...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:28 AMAndre Lowe - Sports Editor

Norway-based Jam-aican midfielder Chinyelu Asher is urging her teammates to embrace their underdog tag at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, while calling for focus ahead of today’s opening fixture against Brazil. The Jamaicans will face the...

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