Athletics

Replacement of the Stadium East track remains on track — Grange

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

Olivia Grange, minister of sport, has said that she is pleased that the work to install a new track at Stadium East in the Independence Park complex started on Monday, as previously announced. Read More

VCBaby!

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

Olympic and World Championships gold medallist Veronica Campbell Brown is pregnant with her first child and has hinted that she could hang up her spikes, ending one of the most decorated careers in track and field. Read More

18 Jamaicans among 20 sitting ITTF Level Two Coaching Course

By Gerald Reid Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

EIGHTEEN Jamaicans are among 20 participants presently sitting the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Level Two Coaching Course, which began Monday at the University of Technology (UTech) and ends next Monday. Read More

Throwers dominate at First Chance meet

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Throwers stole the spotlight at Saturday's County of Cornwall Athletics Association's First Chance meet that was held at Collin Miller Sports Complex in Lucea. Read More

Photo: Bold undertaking

Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

Oshane Bailey (right) passes the baton to Warren Weir during the men's 4X100m event at the 2017 edition of the IAAF World Relays in The Bahamas. (Photo: Observer file) Read More

WADA team returns to Moscow for lab info

Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) – A three-person World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) team will arrive in Moscow tomorrow to obtain laboratory doping test data after Russian authorities missed a deadline to provide the information. Read More

Class jump

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Jamaica College's Safin Willis leapt an impressive 7.40m (0.4 mps) and won the Class One long jump in arguably the performance of the PureWater/JC/R Danny Williams Athletics meet yesterday. Read More

Photo: CLASS JUMP

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Annishka McDonald of Vere Technical High School caught executing her winning effort of 1.65m in the girls Class Three high jump at the Purewater/JC/R Danny Williams Invitational track meet at Jamaica College's Old Hope Road campus yesterday. (Photo: Bryan Cummings) Read More

Williams named ACC Women's Track Performer of the Month

By Paul Burrowes Observer writer | Saturday, January, 5 2019    

Twenty-one-year-old Jamaican sprint hurdler Jeanine Williams, a past student athlete of Immaculate Conception High, was named the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Women's Track Performer of the Month of December. Read More

Sport Ministry negotiating another agreement with Chinese counterpart

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

THE Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is negotiating with its Chinese counterpart to finalise another agreement, which will complement the current three-year technical agreement on sport between Jamaica and the People's Republic of China. Read More

2019 athletics season runs off today

By Howard Walker Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 5 2019    

THE Purewater/Jamaica College (JC)/R Danny Williams athletics meet is one of three that will highlight the start of the much-anticipated 2019 year along with the First Chance meet at Rusea's High School and the Ted Dwyer Classic at Excelsior High School. Read More

WADA athletes body seeks Russia ban over missed deadline

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Montreal, Canada (AFP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Athletes Committee yesterday demanded Russia be hit with new sanctions over its failure to meet a crucial deadline to hand over data from its drug-tainted Moscow laboratory. Read More

WADA confirms Russia misses Moscow doping lab deadline

Wednesday, January, 2 2019    

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) —Russia faced up to the possibility of renewed sporting sanctions yesterday when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) confirmed the country had missed a December 31 deadline to hand over data from its anti-doping laboratory in Moscow. Read More

Renewed hope - Simpson targets place on Ja's World Champs team

By Howard Walker Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 31 2018    

Jamaica's 2008 Olympic 100-metre silver medallist Sherone Simpson is feeling refreshed and is ready to surprise many this season, in the year of the 2019 World Championships. Read More

EXED College to host second staging of Ted Dwyer Classic

Saturday, December, 29 2018    

EXCELSIOR Community College (ECC) will be staging its second Ted Dwyer Track & Field Classic on January 5, 2019. Read More



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