Athletics

Youngster Goldsmith results

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

Event 1 Girls' 18 & Under 400-Metre Hurdles HS OPEN MEET: 1:03.30 M Johnell Thomas 2016 A QUALIFER: 1:06.25 A B1 #969 Foote, Shaquena Petersfield Girls 58.02 #987 Stewart, Hisheeno Petersfield Girls 58.1 Read More

Bigger, better Digicel Grand Prix expected for 2019

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

Following a string of record-breaking performances last season, the 2019 Digicel Grand Prix is shaping up to become the most competitive to date. Read More

Camperdown Classic comes of age with 15th staging this weekend

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

The Camperdown Classic will celebrate its 15th staging inside the National Stadium this Saturday, just across from the Stadium East Field where the meet began in 2005. Read More

OCA head makes call to action for abused student athletes at JOA Forum

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

Child advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison has issued a call to action to the nation's sporting leaders to eliminate the physical, sexual and mental abuse of athletes, particularly students, by creating a framework of rules that penalises the primary offenders, their... Read More

Chang eyes spot on World Champs team this year

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, February, 4 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — After winning the gold medal at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Under-20 championships in Tampere, Finland, last July, Calabar High's Kai Chang has set the bar very high this year and has his eyes fixed on making the... Read More

Richards, Goule set national indoor records

Monday, February, 4 2019    

Shot-putter O'Dayne Richards and middle distance runner Natoya Goule both set new Jamaican national indoor records in recent outings at meets in Europe and the USA. Read More

Ackera Nugent's World Youth record a great surprise

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 4 2019    

Sixteen-year-old Ackera Nugent of Excelsior High School lowered the World Youth 100m hurdles record with a stunning 12.89 seconds in her seasonal debut at the Youngster Goldsmith Classic on Saturday, inside National Stadium. Read More

PHOTO: Wow!

Monday, February, 4 2019    

Excelsior High School's Ackera Nugent competes in the Class Two 100m hurdles final at the Youngster Goldsmith National Classic inside the National Stadium on Saturday. Nugent won in 12.89 seconds for a new World Youth record. Read More

Several records tumble at Youngster Goldsmith National Classic

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 3 2019    

Several records crumbled at the Youngster Goldsmith National Classic, led by outstanding performances from Shaquena Foote, Wayne Pinnock, Rivaldo Marshall inside National Stadium yesterday. Read More

Relays to attract prizes at SW Isaac-Henry Invitational

Sunday, February, 3 2019    

The fifth staging of the SW Isaac-Henry Invitational meet will take place inside the National Stadium on Saturday February 16, starting at 8:30 am. Read More

Jamaican athletes and virtual anti-doping technology

By Dr Rachael Irving | Sunday, February, 3 2019    

In 2011, Steve Mullings, a Jamaican former sprint athlete, was banned for life for taking, a masking agent, Furosemide. Read More

Gibson/McCook Relays chairman urges schools to field their best athletes

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, February, 2 2019    

CHAIRMAN of the Gibson/McCook Relays Organising Committee Professor Rainford Wilks has made a special appeal to the participating schools to field their best athletes on the day. Read More

Youngster Goldsmith highlights potpourri of athletics meets

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 2 2019    

The Youngster Goldsmith National Athletics Classics will be one of three meets on today along with the JAAA Puma Development Meet and Eastern Invitational. Read More

QUEEN'S/GRACE JACKSON MEET RESULTS

Saturday, February, 2 2019    

January 26, 2019 NATIONAL STADIUMEvent 1 Boys 13 & Under 400 Metre Run CL 3 Meet Record: 51.35 M 2012Jevaughn Matterson A Qualifer: 57.25 A B Qualifer: 58.75 B1 #101 Smith, Shadane Calabar High 52.58A2 #935 Weir, Akeem Kingston Col 52.77A3 #1265 Hay, Manwell... Read More

KC long jumper Pinnock targets personal best, World Championships

Friday, February, 1 2019    

Wayne Pinnock is a man on a mission, a mission that goes beyond just achieving at the high school level.After getting a taste of success at the international youth level in 2018, he has set his sights to mix it up with the big boys in 2019. Read More



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