Athletics

All about Bolt

Ostrava, Czech Republic (AFP) — Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt will today make his first appearance in Europe in his farewell season. Read More

Mixed emotions as Smikle punches ticket

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Olympian Traves Smikle is set to return to the bright lights of the track and field world later this year at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London, five years after he competed at the Olympic Games, and the return to... Read More

Shadae Lawrence sweating on World Champs selection

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Despite being one of three women with the qualifying mark in the discus throw for the IAAF World Championships, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) champion Shadae Lawrence is not taking anything for granted, and is nervously awaiting that call from the... Read More

Allen, Jackson land first senior 400m titles

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 26 2017    

Nathon Allen and Shericka Jackson won their first national senior titles, while Yohan Blake completed his third sprint double, as the exciting Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Puma National Senior Championships ended at the National Stadium last... Read More

Photo: It's Allen!

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Nathon Allen (left) dips at the finish line to win the 400m final in 44.58secs ahead of Demish Gaye (centre), with 44.64secs, at the JAAA PUMA National Senior Championships inside the National Stadium yesterday. At right is fourth place finisher Rusheen McDonald. (Photo: Bryan... Read More

Davis cracks sub-23sec with peach of a run

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Kevona Davis produced another gem as she clocked a sparkling personal best 22.97 seconds (0/5m/s) to win the Under-18 girls' 200m final on yesterday's second and final day of the Puma/JAAA National Junior Championships at the National Stadium. Read More

Kimberly Williamson sets sights on World Champs qualifying mark

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Jamaican high jumper Kimberly Williamson could kill two birds with one stone on today's final day of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Senior Championships at the National Stadium. Read More

It's pure joy for Senoj-Jay Givans

Sunday, June, 25 2017    

What a difference a year makes! Read More

McLeod's got it!

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Rio Olympics champion Omar McLeod broke the 110m hurdles national record with a fantastic 12.90secs (+0.7 mps) and brought the house down on the third and penultimate day of the Puma National Senior Championships inside the National Stadium last night. Read More

Photo: McLeod's got it!

Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Jamaica's Rio Olympics champion Omar McLeod (second right) reacts upon winning the 110m hurdles final in a new national record and world-leading 12.90 seconds at the National Championships inside the National Stadium last evening. At second left is runner-up Ronald Levy, with Calabar schoolboy... Read More

Rhonda Whyte produces shocker in 400m hurdles

Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Rhonda Whyte shocked the National Stadium on Friday night after she won the 400m hurdles event in a massive new personal best 54.29 seconds, the sixth best time in the world so far this year. Read More

Gatlin stuns Coleman at US trials

Sunday, June, 25 2017    

Sacramento , United States (AFP) — Justin Gatlin stormed to victory in the 100m at the US world championship trials on Friday, upstaging rising star Christian Coleman and setting up the prospect of one final duel with Usain Bolt. Read More



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