Athletics

Hughes, Asher-Smith seal historic sprint double for Britain

Wednesday, August, 8 2018    

Berlin , Germany (AFP) — Zharnel Hughes and Dina Asher-Smith claimed a historic European sprint double for Britain yesterday as they won the men and women's 100 metres at Berlin's Olympic Stadium. Read More

Jamaican athletes celebrate Independence in China

Wednesday, August, 8 2018    

They may be based in the far-flung East Asian nation of China as part of the Jamaica/China Exchange programme, but members of the Jamaican delegation across three of the seven sporting disciplines were not about to miss out on the country's Independence Day... Read More

Samuda, Hawthorne laud CAC athletes

Monday, August, 6 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) pledged, among a number of goals, to take the mantle in professionalising sports administration to actualise sustained sporting development. Read More

Increased spend reaping dividends — Foster

Monday, August, 6 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — Returns from recent international sporting championships have strengthened belief within the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) that its current increase in spend to national bodies is reaping dividends and will enable a realisation of its '10 in 20'... Read More

Memories by the score — Abe Bailey

Robbie Robinson | Sunday, August, 5 2018    

Born in the parish of Clarendon, Abe Bailey did his early schooling at May Pen Government School and Brompton Preparatory Academy, before moving up to St Jago High School. At St Jago he excelled at cricket, football, and athletics. Read More

J'cans shine with 17 track and field medals

Saturday, August, 4 2018    

Jamaica finished fourth in the medals table with a total of 17 as the track and field competition came to an end at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games at Roberto Melendez Stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia, yesterday with both the men's and women's... Read More

Jamaica clinch three more CAC Games medals

PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 3 2018    

Jamaica's women's 4x100m relay team won the country's eighth track and field gold medal as the track and field events at the 27th Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games came to a close at the Roberto Melendez Stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia, yesterday. Read More

James growing from strength to strength

Friday, August, 3 2018    

Two years after she created Jamaican track and field history, 400m runner Tiffany James continues to push herself to new frontiers and after landing gold at the 27th Central American and, Caribbean (CAC) Games at the Roberto Melendez stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia, on Wednesday, she... Read More

Generations apart, Jamaicans thrive with medal flurry

Thursday, August, 2 2018    

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia — Nesta Carter, Jonielle Smith and O'Dayne Richards all crowned themselves in gold, while Ashinia Miller took silver on the second day of track and field competition at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games Monday night. Read More

More Medals

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 2 2018    

Jamaica added four more medals, including two gold, all from female athletes on yesterday's fourth day of the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games at the Roberto Melendez Stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia. Read More

Smith, Carter revel in gold medal triumphs

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 1 2018    

Newly crowned Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games 100m champions Nesta Carter and Jonielle Smith are hoping their historic victories at the Roberto Melendez Stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia, Monday night, will set them up for future success. Read More

This one's for me!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 1 2018    

Jamaica won two gold medals in dramatic fashion last night as the third day of track and field ended at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games inside the Roberto Melendez Stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia. Read More

Photo: THIS ONE’S FOR ME!

Wednesday, August, 1 2018    

Ramone Bailey of Jamaica celebrates his last-ditch effort to land gold in the men's long jump final at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games inside the Roberto Melendez Stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia last night. Bailey jumped 8.07 metres to mine gold on his last effort ahead of... Read More

Take three!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 31 2018    

Nesta Carter and Jonielle Smith won the men's and women's 100m gold medals last night as Jamaicans won four medals, including three gold in track and field at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games at the Roberto Melendez Stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia. Read More

INSPORTS hosts 500 children at its Summer Camp

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, July, 31 2018    

FIVE hundred boys and girls between the ages of six and 12 years old participated in the month-long 2018 Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Summer Camp that came to close at National Arena, Independence Park Sports Complex last Friday. Read More



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