SOE declared in sections of Kingston and St Andrew

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A state of public emergency (SOE) has been declared within specified boundaries encompassing parts of the Kingston Central, Kingston Western and St Andrew South Police Divisions. Read more

Athletics

Central Jamaica athletes star at National Championships

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Monday, July, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A number of athletes from central Jamaica were at the top of their game at the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association (JAAA)/Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships held inside National Stadium over last weekend. Read More

Vashon McCarthy battles on after mother's passing

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 2 2018    

Former Jamaica national junior shot put/discus thrower Vashon McCarthy is not a stranger to setbacks and disappointments, but the latest, the passing of his mother Ina Lennon-Lewis, could prove to be his biggest challenge so far. Read More

Memories by the score — Mike Ollivierre

BY ROBBIE ROBINSON | Sunday, July, 1 2018    

Jamaica is famous for many things — its natural beauty, its people and their achievements. Read More

Shericka Jackson having fun over 200m

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Friday, June, 29 2018    

She runs with a smile that tells the tale of someone enjoying what she does.Since leaving high school, Shericka Jackson has concentrated almost exclusively on the 400m, but while at Vere Technical, she competed in a lot of different events for her school. Read More

Special Olympics to honour partners at 35th National Games

Friday, June, 29 2018    

Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) will mark today's start of its two-day National Summer Games by recognising organisations which have offered at least 35 years of unbroken service to the movement. Read More

Athletes arrive for Jamaica Under-18 Invitational meet

Friday, June, 29 2018    

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) President Dr Warren Blake (centre) poses with members of the Under-18 teams from Canada, Cayman Island, St Kitts and ST Vincent and the Grenadines, which arraived at the Norman Manley International Airport yesterday. Team Canada, Cayman Island... Read More

Thomas, Taylor headline Jamaica's World Under-20 squad

Thursday, June, 28 2018    

Damion Thomas, who equalled the World Junior Record in the 110m hurdles, and Christopher Taylor, who set a new National Junior Record in the 400m at last weekend's Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association's Junior and Senior National Championships at the National Stadium, will head a... Read More

Grange welcomes Fraser-Pryce's return to the track at maquette unveiling

Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

Minister of sport Olivia Grange has said the nation should say thanks and rejoice for the return of Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to the track. Read More

JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Champs top boy to continue track career at KC

Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

Dushaun Grant's story is nowhere close to being finished.In fact, the young track star, who was named the 2018 Champion Boy at the 35th staging of the JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championship, is taking the steps to becoming a professional athlete. Read More

Chris Taylor achieves dream at National Championships

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

“My dream was to have the country (national) youth record and the junior world record, and I did that so it's a big accomplishment and I am looking for bigger things coming on next year and the years to come.” Read More

Jamaica sending record number to CAC Games

Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

Participating under the theme 'Generation Next — the Future is now', Jamaica will be sending its largest ever contingent of athletes, 185, to the Central American and Caribbean Games with the team looking to stamp its authority with some outstanding performances... Read More

JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Championships results

Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

Event 1 Girls' 17 & Under 400-Metre Hurdles1 #149 Calisha Taylor Holmwood Tech 1:00.922 #348 Donnell Hartley 16 The Queen's S 1:10.03--- #347 Britney Brown 16 The Queen's S FS Event 2 Boys' 17 & Under 400-Metre Hurdles Read More

Taylor spanks seniors with NJR 44.88sec clocking

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 25 2018    

A sublime, scintillating 44.88 seconds National Junior Record by Christopher Taylor highlighted yesterday's final day of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association/Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships at the National Stadium. Read More

Bentley, Myrie complete sprint doubles

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 25 2018    

Michael Bentley of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) and Okera Myrie of Petersfield High completed the Under-20 sprint doubles for the boys and girls, respectively, on yesterday's final day of the four-day Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association's... Read More

Bloomfield couldn't resist the lure of Puma

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 25 2018    

Having announced himself to the world following his magnificent 43.94 seconds clocking, Jamaica's Akeem Bloomfield said he could not resist the lure of Puma as several contractual offers came in quick succession from a number of sportswear... Read More



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