Athletics

Thousands turn out in support of UWI Scholarship programme

Thousands of Jamaicans from diverse social backgrounds gathered at the UWI Mona Campus Sunday morning to “Run for Dreams”, as the CB Group/UWI Scholarship 5K Run is tagged. Read More

Hotel teams gearing up for Chairman's Trophy in Reggae Marathon
Hotels in the resort areas of the island are gearing up to compete for the Chairman's Trophy in this year's Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K, set for Sunday, December 2.... Read More

Wellington arrested, charged for beating student athlete at Vere
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Jamaican Olympian Tate inducted into MSU Hall of Fame
JAMAICAN Olympian Ethlyn Tate has been inducted into Morgan State's University (MSU) Hall of Fame.... Read More

Athlete beaten

Monday, November, 12 2018    

Promising Class Three athlete Moesha James has been transferred from Vere Technical to Hydel High, after it was alleged that she was beaten with a “PVC” pipe by a female coach on November 1. Read More

JAAA to boost 'Lima Invasion' with strong outfit

Friday, November, 9 2018    

Track and field athletics will be looking to add much power and strength to the Jamaica Olympic Association's (JOA) 'Lima Invasion', when the country participates in the 2019 Pan-Am Games in Lima, Peru. Read More

Kids to shine at CB Group UWI 5K in Smart Eggs Kids K

Wednesday, November, 7 2018    

No more tagging along with mom and dad as children have their own branded CB Smart Eggs Kids K, the only 1K solely dedicated to them in the CB Group UWI 5K. Read More

JOA officially launches 'Lima Invasion' at Up Park Camp

Wednesday, November, 7 2018    

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) ramped up its drive yesterday for greater quality, participation and performance of Jamaica's sporting talent on the global stage with the official launch of 'Lima Invasion', a roll-out of its plans for the 2019 Pan-Am Games that will run from July... Read More

6th MVP Grassroots Advanced Training Camp off to good start

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 31 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — The sixth annual MVP Grassroots Athletics Programme Advanced Training Camp got off to a good start at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in Catherine Hall, and President Bruce James said they could not have asked for more. Read More

Beckford, Gordon top the 2018 ICWI/Jamaica Reach To Recovery Pink Run

Monday, October, 29 2018    

Kelly Ann Beckford and Garfield Gordon came out as the overall winners in the women's and men's open run category of the 2018 ICWI/Jamaica Reach To Recovery Pink Run, respectively yesterday. Read More

Paint it pink

Sunday, October, 28 2018    

Organisers of the eagerly anticipated 2018 ICWI/Jamaica Reach To Recovery Pink Run are reporting that it is all systems go for the 18th staging of the event held to raise funds for people affected by breast cancer. Read More

Thomas record-equalling hurdling run ratified by IAAF

Sunday, October, 28 2018    

The World Under-20 record-equalling run of 12.99 seconds (0.3m/s) by Damion Thomas when winning the 110m hurdles title at the National Junior Trials in Kingston in late June has been ratified by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), according to... Read More

Burger King 10K and Relays on today

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

Restaurant Associates Limited (RAL), operators of Burger King in Jamaica, will host the 20th annual Burger King 10K and Relays today in Portmore. Read More

Watson delivers on time

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — With a global medal already in his coffers, Antonio Watson was fully aware of the propensity and value of excelling on the world stage, as he journeyed for competition at the Youth Olympic Games on the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) platform 'Generation... Read More

ISSA and the transfer rules

By Dr Rachael Irving | Sunday, October, 21 2018    

I agree there should be better control and recruiting of athletes to schools. The new transfer rules from ISSA cannot, however, be the answers to a broken education system that puts youths from a certain class at a disadvantage. Read More



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