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Published:Wednesday | July 7, 2021 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s women have never won a global 400m title at the senior level. The nation’s only glory came at the junior level when Tiffany James-Rose took gold at the World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, in 2016. The country will...

Published:Monday | July 5, 2021 | 12:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Reigning long jump world champion Tajay Gayle and Shericka Jackson were winners at the Stockholm leg of the Wanda Diamond League yesterday. There were also top-three finishes for Natoya Goule and Kemar Mowatt. It has now become a norm for Gayle to...

Published:Saturday | July 3, 2021 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

World Championships long jump gold medallist, Tajay Gayle, will be one of eight Jamaicans who will compete in tomorrow’s Wanda Diamond League in Stockholm. Gayle, who will be the first Jamaican in action at 8 am (Ja time), will take on the...

Published:Friday | July 2, 2021 | 12:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It was a rough day for Leah Nugent and Fedrick Dacres at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Oslo, Norway, yesterday. The two Jamaicans finished out of the top three in their respective events as Nugent was fifth in the women’s 400 metres hurdles...

Published:Wednesday | June 30, 2021 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The recently concluded National Senior Championships brought out some fierce competition, as Jamaica’s athletes fought to secure places at the Tokyo Olympic Games, with both seasoned and upcoming competitors stamping their tickets to the July 23 to...

Published:Wednesday | June 30, 2021 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

National double sprint champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and World Championships long jump gold medal winner Tajay Gayle, will lead Jamaica’s strong 62-member team to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Among the females, Fraser-Pryce will be...

Published:Monday | June 28, 2021 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Yesterday’s final day of competition of the National Senior Championships at the National Stadium ended on a high, with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce stealing the show with a personal best (PB) of 21.79 seconds in the women’s 200m to close out her sprint...

Published:Saturday | June 26, 2021 | 4:21 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

In what can truly be described as one of the greatest ever women’s 100 metres finals at the JAAA National Senior Championships, world leader and the fastest woman alive, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, ran a blistering race from start to finish to win...

Published:Friday | June 25, 2021 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It was sprinting at the highest level at the National Stadium last night as the country’s top female athletes gave a sneak preview of what is to come today in the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association’s National Senior Championships. Both...

Published:Thursday | June 24, 2021 | 12:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The final hurrah for some, the beginning of the road for others. The island’s top athletes will fight for places at next month’s Tokyo Olympic Games, with the four-day National Senior Championships getting under way inside the National Stadium...

Published:Thursday | June 24, 2021 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE Country’s top junior athletes will be in action over the next four days as they seek selection on two teams, the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Under-18 and -20 Championships, scheduled for Costa Rica between July 9 and...

Published:Tuesday | June 22, 2021 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Omar McLeod is one of two world leaders that will be competing at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Senior Championships (Trials) this weekend as athletes look to book their tickets for the Tokyo Olympic Games next month....

Published:Saturday | June 19, 2021 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Junior and senior athletes preparing for the World Athletics Under-20 Championships, and the Tokyo Olympic Games will get a last chance to shine before next week’s four-day National Championships when they compete today at a JAAA All-Comers meet,...

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2021 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Nine Jamaicans, led by the University of Oregon’s Kemba Nelson, will be in action when the women compete on today’s final day of the NCAA Outdoor Division One Track and Field Championships at the Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Nelson, a...

Published:Friday | June 11, 2021 | 12:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Reigning Olympic Games 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod was in impeccable form at the Wanda Diamond League Golden Gala in Rome, Italy, yesterday. He produced a meet record (MR) and world-leading time of 13.01 seconds to win the race. On a day...

Published:Wednesday | June 9, 2021 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

A good showing is expected from the country’s young female athletes when they start competition at the NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, tomorrow, a day after the men bow into action. There will be heightened interest...

Published:Monday | June 7, 2021 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod produced a season’s best 13.08 seconds to win his pet event at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Games in Hengelo, Netherlands, yesterday. McLeod, whose previous season’s best was 13.11s, is the second fastest on the...

Published:Saturday | June 5, 2021 | 9:44 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Sprinting great Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was on fire inside the National Stadium, blazing to a new national record, 10.63 seconds in the 100m at the JAAA/JOA Olympic Destiny Meet on Saturday morning. Fraser-Pryce's time was also the fastest...

Published:Saturday | June 5, 2021 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Fresh off her 100 metres success at the recent Doha Diamond League, World 100m champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, will be hoping to improve on her season’s best 10.84 seconds when she competes in the event at today’s third JOA/JAAA Olympic...

Published:Saturday | June 5, 2021 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Twenty-eight United States-based Jamaican athletes will be in action in individual events when the four-day Division One National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Track and Field Championships gets underway at the Hayward Field in Eugene,...

Published:Saturday | May 29, 2021 | 12:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

World champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce hit top form at yesterday’s Wanda Diamond League in Doha as she powered to victory in the women’s 100 metres in a season’s best 10.84 seconds. On a good day for Jamaican athletes, there were second-place...

Published:Saturday | May 29, 2021 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Local athletes preparing for next month’s National Senior Championships will get another chance to compete for cash incentives when the JOA/JAAA Olympic Destiny Series continues at the National Stadium. Action begins at 8:15 a.m. with the...

Published:Friday | May 28, 2021 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

World Athletics Championships triple jump silver medallist Shanieka Ricketts will lead four Jamaicans down to compete at the second Wanda Diamond League meet in Doha, Qatar, today. The expected women’s 100m clash between double Olympic champion...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2021 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Fresh from guiding his Edwin Allen team to their seventh consecutive and eight overall girls’ title at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships, head coach Michael Dyke is already warning his rivals that the Frankfield-based...

Published:Friday | May 21, 2021 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has added a prize incentive to the meet to be staged at the National Stadium as part of its Olympic Destiny Series tomorrow. JAAA Treasurer Ludlow Watts made the announcement at a press...

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