Athletics

Apology

Wednesday, September, 25 2019    

In the Daily Observer of Wednesday, the 28th August, 2019, one of our writers Paul A Reid wrote an article titled 'Williams' legal team will rely on 'no-fault' defence'. In this article comments were made to the effect that “...there were leaks in... Read More

Under way

By Howard Walker Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, September, 24 2019    

Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) attorney Ian Wilkinson and Briana Williams's legal representative Dr Emir Crowne were tight-lipped at the end of day one of the young sprinter's three-day anti-doping hearing yesterday. Read More

Dacres ready for podium finish in discus

By Howard Walker Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, September, 24 2019    

Jamaica's gentle discus giant Fedrick Dacres has won gold in almost every competition he participates in except the Olympic Games and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships. Read More

Photo: UNDER WAY

Tuesday, September, 24 2019    

Double Under-20 World Champion Briana Williams Read More

IAAF chief Coe confirms knowledge of German media's Kenya doping claims

Tuesday, September, 24 2019    

Doha , Qatar (AFP) — International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe confirmed yesterday reports in German media which said the governing body's integrity unit had received claims of doping against Kenyan athletes ahead of the... Read More

BRIANA'S TRIAL BEGINS

By Howard Walker Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 23 2019    

It will be a nerve-racking three days for young Briana Williams as her in-camera anti-doping case starts today. It concludes on Wednesday, but because of its private nature, authorities have refused to identify the location for the hearing. Read More

Colour Me Happy a burst of fun for a worthy cause

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

The sixth staging of the Colour Me Happy 5K Run or as it is playfully dubbed the “funnest run in Jamaica”, delivered clouds of powdered paint to swarms of fun-runners, all in the name of a worthy cause at Hope Botanical Gardens last Saturday. Read More

Samuda lauds para medallists

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

President of the Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA) Christopher Samuda has lauded the medallists at the recently concluded Para Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. Read More

Jamaican team off to training camp ahead of World Champs

By Howard Walker Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, is expecting a good all-round display from the team following the departure of some members yesterday for the training camp at Aspire Academy in Qatar. Read More

Excelsior open $4-million gym for sports teams

Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

Excelsior High School opened its recently expanded and renovated strength training facility (gym) called The Equator last Wednesday. Read More

Samuda's appointment to FICTS Commission ratified

Tuesday, September, 17 2019    

The appointment of Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda to the International Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (FICTS) Festival Commission has been ratified by the body's executive committee. Read More

She loves it!

Saturday, September, 14 2019    

All is now set for installation of the statue of Jamaican Olympic and World Champion sprinter Veronica Campbell Brown.On Thursday the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange received the all clear from Campbell Brown. Read More

Photo: BRIANA'S IN!

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

WILLIAMS... selected to contest the 100m and 4x100m relays (Photo: Leo Hudson) Read More

Williams drug case set for Sept 23-25

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

JAMAICA'S Under-20 World double sprint champion Briana Williams' dream of participating at the IAAF Doha World Championships appears doomed as her anti-doping case has been set for September 23, 24 and 25. Read More

Photo: SEPT 23-25

Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

Kent Gammon (centre), chairman of the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel, in discussion with Dr Majorie Vassell (left) and Denise Forrest prior to the start of Briana Williams' preliminary anti-doping hearing yesterday at Jamaica Pegasus hotel. (Photo: Michael Gordon) Read More



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