Athletics

PHOTOS: UTECH CLASSIC HIGHLIGHTS

Jamaica Observer photographers Bryan Cummings and Garfield Robinson were well positioned to capture these images at the UTech Classic track and field meet at the National Stadium last Saturday. Here are their impressions of the annual meet. Read More

Praises rain on returning Gold Coast conquerors
The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), through its CEO Ryan Foster and President Christopher Samuda, on Tuesday night hailed the performances of Jamaica's athletes at the 21st staging of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast of Australia.... Read More

Penn Relays athletes get $4m FLOW boost
Thirty Jamaican high schools and tertiary institutions will benefit from a contribution of $4.2 million from the FLOW Foundation to fund their trip to the upcoming Penn Relays Carnival 2018.... Read More

'PRIX' APPROVED
Despite the absence of the legendary Usain Bolt, who has retired, organisers of the JN/Racers Grand Prix is promising another spectacular show at this year's third staging scheduled for June 9.... Read More

Essex Valley Sports Council Athletics Meet on today

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

JISCO Alpart Jamaica and the Alpart Essex Valley Sports Council recently launched the 45th staging of the Essex Valley Sports Council Athletics Meet scheduled to be held today at the Alpart Sports Club. Read More

Photo: For you, Sir Miller!

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Errol Miller (right), executive chairman, FLOW Foundation, accepts an award from University of Technology ,Jamaica President, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, during the 10th annual UTech Classic where he was honoured as patron of the meet, held at the National Stadium last Saturday. Read More

Calabar's Wilson takes off for FSU

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 17 2018    

Despite having one more year at high school, Calabar High School star Tyreke Wilson will be taking off for Florida State University (FSU) in July, citing he has nothing else to prove at Champs. Read More

Special Olympics Jamaica continues partnership with Digicel Foundation

Tuesday, April, 17 2018    

Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ), in partnership with Digicel Foundation, is set to send three unified teams to the 2019 World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Read More

Record haul

Monday, April, 16 2018    

Jamaica won 27 medals in three sporting events at the 21st Commonwealth Games which came to an end yesterday in Gold Coast, Australia. Read More

Photos: The show is over

Monday, April, 16 2018    

Jamaica's Usain Bolt (centre) performs with other artistes on stage during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium yesterday.  Read More

JA mine 4 more medals

From Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Sunday, April, 15 2018    

Gold Coast, Australia — Jamaica won four relay medals on the penultimate day of the 21st staging of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia yesterday. Read More

Photo: ALL SMILES!

Sunday, April, 15 2018    

(From left) Janieve Russell, Stephenie-Ann McPherson, Christine Day and Anastacia Le-Roy are all smiles as they pose with their gold medals during the women's 4x400m relays medals ceremony at the 21st Commonwealth Games inside Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast in Australia yesterday. Read More

Blake set to face Bolt's ribbing after Commonwealth flop

Friday, April, 13 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia (AFP) — Sprint legend Usain Bolt yesterday accused fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake of “panicking” in the Commonwealth Games 100 metres final — and can't wait to tease him about it. Read More

Hurdles Queen

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Friday, April, 13 2018    

GOLD COAST, Australia — The Jamaican gold rush at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games continued yesterday as Janieve Russell became the latest athlete to win a final inside the Cararra Stadium for the country. Read More

Photo: DOUBLE IMPACT

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Jamaica's Anastasia Le-Roy (right) and Stephenie-Ann McPherson drape themselves in their nation's flag after winning silver and bronze, respectively, in the women's 400m at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast yesterday. The race was won by Botswana's Amante Montsho in 50.15... Read More



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