Athletics

Guardian targets $35-million at 2019 Keep It Alive 5K Night Runs

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, April, 10 2019    

GUARDIAN Group Foundation will be hoping to raise approximately $35 million at its 2019 Keep It Alive 5K Night Runs for four hospitals, in their road races scheduled to be held in Kingston and Montego Bay, May 25 and June 1, respectively. Read More

Impressive ending to JAAA Carifta Trials

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer Reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 9 2019    

Two World Under-20 sprint hurdles leads were set on Sunday as the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Carifta Trials ended with fireworks at National Stadium. Read More

Pinnock set to defend Carifta Under-20 long jump crown

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

Wayne Pinnock stayed on course to defend his Carifta Games Under-20 long jump title, after he won the event on Friday's opening night of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association's Carifta Trials at National Stadium. Read More

Easy does it!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 7 2019    

Briana Williams and Ryiem Robertson captured the Under-20 100m titles at yesterday's second day of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Carifta Trials at National Stadium, to book their spots on the team to the 48th staging of the regional championships at Truman... Read More

Photo: EASY DOES IT!

Sunday, April, 7 2019    

Briana Williams (centre) eases to the finishing line to win the Under-20 100m final in 11.67secs ahead of Kemba Nelson (left) and Sashieka Steele in third during the JAAA Carifta Trials, inside National Stadium yesterday. (Photo: Bryan Cummings) Read More

Carifta Trials begins today

By Paul A Reid Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 5 2019    

A number of top Jamaican junior athletes will be missing from the three-day Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Carifta Trials set to get under way today at the National Stadium with the first event set to start at 4:30 pm. Read More

Olympian Elaine Thompson awarded UTech, Jamaica Chancellor's Medal

Thursday, April, 4 2019    

Olympian and University of Technology, Jamaica/MVP athlete Elaine Thompson was presented with the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) Chancellor's Medal Award on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at a special ceremony hosted by the university at the Papine Campus for the... Read More

Photo: With Confidence

Wednesday, April, 3 2019    

Keneisha Carpenter (black jacket), brand manager Kirk Distributors Limited, gives high five to members of Edwin Allen High School track team ahead of the 2019 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletic Championships during a visit at Mayfair Hotel last week. Kirk Distributors Limited offer... Read More

Rising star Wayne Pinnock aims at World Championships

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

RISING star Wayne Pinnock was the toast at Kingston College (KC) yesterday, as students, fans and well-wishers all scuffled for a chance to get that special Kodak moment with Champs the triple gold medallist. Read More

Walters renews calls for synthetic track at Edwin Allen

Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

With a sixth-straight title and seventh in eight years now in the bag, Edwin Allen's Principal Everton Walters has reiterated his call for a synthetic track to be laid at the school situated in Frankfield, in the hills of northern Clarendon. Read More

BCIC on track with Hydel High, Jamaica College

Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

GENERAL insurance company BCIC awarded a trophy and cash incentive to the most improved female and male schools — Hydel High and Jamaica College — for their impressive performances leading up to Champs 2019. Read More

This one is for the loyal fans — Principal Dave Myrie

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

CLOVELLY Park was a sea of purple as Kingston College (KC) basked in the glory of their record 32nd lien on the Mortimer Geddes Trophy for the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships yesterday. Read More

The Sweetest!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

As the old Jamaican proverb goes — “The hotter the battle, the sweeter the victory.” Read More

17 records fall as MoBay CC capture CCCJ track & field and cheerleading Champs

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

ANGELS, St Catherine — Seventeen records were broken two Saturdays ago as Montego Bay Community College (MBCC) won the overall title for the first time at the fourth staging of the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) track and field and cheerleading championships held... Read More

Photo: THE SWEETEST!

Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

Edwin Allen Captain Aneisha Ingram (left) leads her team while parading the coveted trophy during the celebrations on the school's compound in Frankfield, Clarendon, yesterday. (Photo: Garfield Robinson) Read More



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