Athletics

Dacres favoured to win discus event at Racers Adidas Grand Prix

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 5 2019    

Fresh from his victory in Germany, Jamaica's top male field athlete Fedrick Dacres is looking to continue his rich vein of form as he hunts his first discus victory at the Racers Adidas Grand Prix on Saturday. Read More

Swiss court temporarily suspends IAAF testosterone rules

Tuesday, June, 4 2019    

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — Switzerland's top court said yesterday it had temporarily suspended IAAF International Association of Athletics Federation rules that oblige athletes including double Olympic champion Caster Semenya to lower their testosterone levels in order to compete... Read More

Briana Williams sets new 100m NJR of 11.10secs

By Paul A Reid Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 3 2019    

IAAF World Under-20 double sprint champion Briana Williams added the junior 100m National Junior Record to her list of accolades on Saturday, after she ran 11.10 seconds (0.2m/s) to win the event at a meet held at the Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida. Read More

Pinnock to put long jump record on the line at Grand Prix

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 2 2019    

KINGSTON College (KC) star Wayne Pinnock will put his unbeaten long jump record on the line when he competes at the Racers Adidas Grand Prix on Saturday, June 8. Read More

Mills believes O'Hara has found niche in 110m hurdles

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer senior reporter | Friday, May, 31 2019    

Glen Mills believes that the multitalented Michael O'Hara may have finally found his niche in the 110m hurdles. Read More

JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Champs set for June 20-23

Thursday, May, 30 2019    

The Jamaica Athletics Administration Association (JAAA)/Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships will be staged between June 20 and 23 as the country looks ahead to global and regional events on the track and field calendar. Read More

Mills excited by mouthwatering match-ups at Racers Grand Prix

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 29 2019    

Chairman and meet director of the Racers Adidas Grand Prix, Glen Mills is super excited about the event that will serve as an important preparation for Jamaica's Senior Championship and by extension the IAAF World Championship set for September. Read More

Future track and field stars showcase talent, break records at JTA/Sagicor Athletics Championships

Tuesday, May, 28 2019    

The talent was blazing on day two of the 36th Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA)/Sagicor National Athletics Championships, with a series of record-breaking performances from the student/athletes representing their respective parishes. Read More

Dominant St Andrew retain Parish Championship title

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

Nineteen -time defending champion St Andrew retained the JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Parish Championship title for the second-consecutive year, after amassing 332.5 points at the 36th staging of the two-day event which ended at National Stadium... Read More

No hurry!

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

Former World record holder Asafa Powell says he will be using this season as a gauge to decide if he will hang up his spikes or push on for another year in competition. Read More

JOA forges link with noted sports physiotherapist and scholar Jo Brown

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) continues to fulfill one of its expressed mandates of building capacity and technical expertise in the field of physical education. Read More

'A solid partnership!'

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

On Sunday, May 19, the Jamaica Gymnastics Association (JGA) announced a ground-breaking partnership with international gymnastics brand Alpha Factor. Read More

Andrei Roper anticpates finger-licking Racers Grand Prix

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 25 2019    

Adding a new element to its partnership with the Racers Grand Prix, Restaurants of Jamaica, through its KFC and Pizza Hut brands, is promising much excitement off the track to further enhance the fan experience at this year's fourth edition of the meet. Read More

PHOTO: Rising star?

Saturday, May, 25 2019    

Little Marquis Reid (right) from St James is a picture of focus as he finishes first in the 200m Under-9 on day one of the JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships inside National Stadium, yesterday. (Photo: Leo Hudson) Read More

JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships starts today

Friday, May, 24 2019    

Day one of the JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships gets underway today at the National Stadium when over 1,000 promising student/athletes from across the 14 parishes showcase their talents in track and field. Read More



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