Athletics

Powerhouse 4x200m women's team lead Jamaica's hopes today

Sunday, May, 12 2019    

Jamaica's powerhouse 4X200m women's team will lead the country's medal charge on today's second and final day of the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, Japan. Read More

Demish Gaye hopes for better performance at World Relays

Saturday, May, 11 2019    

Former National 400m champion Demish Gaye is hoping that Jamaica's mile-relay team will have better fortunes at the IAAF World Relays, in Yokohama, Japan than they did two years ago in The Bahamas. Read More

All inclusive!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 11 2019    

On the back of their inspirational show at the 2019 World Summer Games in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) athletes have more to celebrate after Prime Minister Andrew Holness recently expressed government's commitment to support the... Read More

New national junior record holder Grant looking to go faster

Saturday, May, 11 2019    

ON Saturday, May 4, Kiara Grant wrote her name in the history books as she became the fastest Jamaican junior female athlete over 100m when she finished second in 11.11 seconds at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Outdoors championships. Read More

Fraser-Pryce expects great things from women at World Relays

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, May, 11 2019    

WHEN the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association (JAAA) announced the country's team to the IAAF World Relays that will be held in Yokohama, Japan, today and tomorrow, many track and field fans would have been surprised to see Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce listed for the 4x200m and not... Read More

PHOTO: Shelly upbeat

Saturday, May, 11 2019    

FRASER-PRYCE... I think we should able to come away with a very good time and hopefully we can leave with the gold medal as well (Photo: Observer file) Read More

Chaos mars opening day of INSPORTS Eastern Primary Champs

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Friday, May, 10 2019    

THE opening day of the 39th staging of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Eastern Regional Primary Schools Track and Field Championships got off to a very late and confusion-marred start as a result of registration bungling among other issues at National Stadium East... Read More

June 8 date

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 10 2019    

Multiple Olympic and World champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Commonwealth Games discus champion Fedrick Dacres headline a number of Jamaican stars among other stars for the fourth edition of the Racers Adidas Grand Prix. Read More

Photo: JUNE 8 DATE

Friday, May, 10 2019    

(From left) Glen Mills, chairman of Racers Grand Prix, leads a discussion with Nugent Walker, a member of the Racers Grand Prix committee; Minister of Sport Olivia Grange and Cubie Seegobin, representing title sponsors Adidas during yesterday's launch of the fourth Racers Grand Prix at Jamaica... Read More

Eastern Primary Champs runs off today

Thursday, May, 9 2019    

THE 39th staging of the 2019 Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Primary School Track & Field Championships will be contested for the first time in three Regional Championships in an islandwide format. Read More

‘Tru’ 5K moment

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 9 2019    

Trade Winds Citrus Limited (TWCL) once again delivered on another promise to the Linstead Hospital by handing over infant warmers and other associated equipment to the Maternity Ward yesterday. Read More

Racers Grand Prix launch today

Thursday, May, 9 2019    

The press launch for the Adidas Racers Grand Prix is set for today at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel where “the galaxy of stars” is expected to be revealed for the June 8 meet inside the National Stadium. Read More

Fraser-Pryce saunters to win

Monday, May, 6 2019    

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce showed good form in the 200m during the hastily arranged Nike Seniors Link Up at National Stadium on Saturday. Read More

Tajay Gayle steals show Nike Seniors Linkup

Monday, May, 6 2019    

Tajay Gayle stole the show at the Nike Seniors Linkup athletics meet when he won the men's long jump with an impressive 8.30m (0.5) inside National Stadium on Saturday. Read More

Kiara Grant sets new Jamaica 100m junior record

Sunday, May, 5 2019    

Kiara Grant ran 11.11 seconds (1.5m/s) yesterday to set a new Jamaican national junior record in the women's 100m at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) outdoors championship at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, lowering the 11.12 seconds set 19 years ago by Veronica Campbell... Read More



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