Athletics

STETHS, Rusea's tops at Digicel Western Champs

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) boys and Rusea's High girls retained their County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Digicel Western Champs titles after Saturday's finals held at the St Elizabeth Technical Sports Complex in Santa... Read More

Semenya accuses IAAF of breaching regulations at sports court
Lausanne, Switzerland (AFP) — Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya yesterday accused the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) of breaching confidentiality rules at a hearing that could define the rest of the South African's...... Read More

Thompson and McPherson capture gold at indoor meet
BIRMINGHAM, England (CMC) – Double Olympic gold medallist Elaine Thompson continued her rehabilitation from an Achilles injury by winning the 60 metres, while compatriot Stephenie Ann McPherson won gold in the 400 metres at the Muller Indoor...... Read More

Thomas, Mondon top record-breaking Sigma Run
First-time participant Henry Thomas and triathlete Elisabeth Mondon proved too good for the competition, as they finished tops in the men's and women's open run category at the 21st Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run yesterday.... Read More

Watson suffers quad strain after hitting hurdle but is okay

Monday, February, 18 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — There were concerns on Saturday's final day of competition in the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Digicel Western Championships when Petersfield High's Antonio Watson hit a barrier in the Class One 400m hurdles and... Read More

Hurdles records tumble at Digicel Western Championships finale

BY PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Sunday, February, 17 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Two female hurdles records were broken in the first session of yesterday's County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Digicel Western Championships finals at the St Elizabeth Technical Sports Complex in Santa Cruz, St... Read More

Record-breaking Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run on today

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

A record number of participants have registered and are expected to participate in the 21st staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run at Emancipation Park in New Kingston today. Read More

Kevona Davis continues impressive form at SW Isaac Henry Invitational

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Edwin Allen's Kevona Davis continued to signal her intent ahead of the upcoming ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championship as she produced another telling performance with victory in the Class Two 200m at the SW Isaac Henry Invitational at the National Stadium... Read More

Slow down!

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce believes the five-meet Digicel Grand Prix Series will be a hit and will work wonders in the development of high school athletes. Read More

Photo: SLOW DOWN!

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

FRASER-PRYCE...I don't want them to think that they have to overwork at this time(Photo: Bryan Cummings) Read More

Blake to debut at SW Isaac-Henry Invitational today

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

The ninth staging of the Ben Francis Invitational and the fifth edition of the SW Isaac-Henry Invitational meets will be staged today at Vere Technical High School and the National Stadium, respectively. Read More

Shericka Jackson to be honoured at Ben Francis Invitational

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Saturday, February, 16 2019    

Vere Technical High, the school that has produced the most Jamaican Olympians, will host the ninth staging of the GraceKennedy/Ben Francis Invitational on their school grounds today, starting at 8:30 am. Read More

Rusea's Donaldson promises a discus special for Champs

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 16 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — After setting the record in the discus throw Class One at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Girls Western Champs eliminations at the Collin Miller Sports Complex in Lucea on Thursday, Rusea's High's Shamella Donaldson has set her sights on ending... Read More

IT'S ON! - Digicel Western Champs end today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 16 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — A battle royal is expected today with defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) and Petersfield High battling for the boys' section of the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Digicel Western Championships at the St... Read More

PHOTO: It's on!

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

(From left) Conroy Jones of STETHS wins the Class One 100m semi-finals on Tuesday ahead of Cornwall College's Ackeem Gordon and Petersfield High's Xavya Morgan. The three are expected to feature in the medals in the sprint double at the COCAA/Digicel Western Champs finals at the St Elizabeth... Read More



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