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Published:Thursday | May 20, 2021 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s dominance in regional and international athletics over the years has served as a calling card for many youngsters from across the Caribbean who are looking to advance their athletics careers, with the just-concluded ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys...

Published:Monday | May 17, 2021 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Wolmer’s Girls’ School track and field head coach Michael Carr says it was the quality of the squad that allowed for an eighth-place finish at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) on Saturday. Wolmer’s ended on 57...

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2021 | 12:06 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

St Elizabeth Technical’s male sprinters were on fire inside the National Stadium on yesterday’s third day of competition at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships inside the National Stadium, sweeping all the three of the...

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2021 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

After months of anxious waiting, it is all systems go as the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) gets under way today at the National Stadium. Champs was cancelled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and now...

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2021 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

At the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) over the years, there are athletes from teams not vying for top honours who have left their mark with outstanding performances. They are referred to as spoilers as their...

Published:Monday | May 10, 2021 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Three of Jamaica’s top high school girls track and field coaches are positive about their preparation heading into the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) tomorrow. St Jago High School head coach Keilando Goburn...

Published:Saturday | May 8, 2021 | 12:23 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Senior athletes hoping to get another chance to prepare for the Olympic Games this summer will have to wait another weekend as the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association’s (JAAA) Road To Tokyo Meet set for the National Stadium today at 8:00 a...

Published:Saturday | May 1, 2021 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Excelsior High School quarter-miler Devontie Archer warmed up for the upcoming ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) with a fine double at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association Last Chance Meet at the...

Published:Friday | April 30, 2021 | 12:24 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Student athletes preparing for the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics’ Championships (Champs) next month will step up their preparation as the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association stages its final qualifying series of trials with...

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2021 | 12:25 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

St Mary took top honours at a closely contested Eastern Athletics Championships at the National Stadium yesterday, after successfully defending their female title, to dominate the meet with 403.5 overall points, just nine more than second-place...

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2021 | 12:18 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Local-based 400m hurdler Ronda Whyte has been enjoying an impressive start to the season, despite the COVID-19-forced lockdown restrictions currently being enforced in the island. Whyte, who, like most athletes in and outside of Jamaica, has been...

Published:Tuesday | April 27, 2021 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

High School athletes from eastern Jamaica will be seeking to qualify for the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) through the Eastern Athletics Championships, which starts at the National Stadium in Kingston at 8:30 a....

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 12:37 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It was a busy day for Jamaica's senior athletes in the United States on Saturday, with several of them registering impressive results at the Oregon Relays in Eugene, Oregon and the Tru Fit Athletics Sprint Classic in Miami, Florida. Natasha...

Published:Friday | April 23, 2021 | 12:25 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Edwin Allen High School and St Jago High School continued their dominance at the Central Athletics Championships as both teams retained their Girls and Boys’ titles in convincing fashion yesterday. Edwin head coach Michael Dyke recently told The...

Published:Wednesday | April 21, 2021 | 12:20 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica will not participate in the fifth staging of the World Athletics Relays, which is scheduled for Charzow, Poland, between May 1 and 2. The development was confirmed by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), which pointed...

Published:Wednesday | April 21, 2021 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Defending male and female champions, St Jago High and Edwin Allen High, will be hoping to continue their dominance, as the two day Central Athletics Championships begin today at GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sports starting at 8:30 a....

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2021 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

This year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) will be scaled down from its usual structure, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The five-day even, which will run from May 11-15 at the National Stadium in St Andrew,...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2021 | 12:19 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE PURPLE patch on the collegiate circuit in the sprints continued at the weekend for former Mount Alvernia High School athlete Kemba Nelson. Competing for University of Oregon, Nelson, the surprise winner of the women’s 60m at the National Indoor...

Published:Thursday | April 15, 2021 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has selected 39 athletes, comprising 20 females and 19 males, to represent the country at next month’s World Athletics Relays, scheduled for the Silesian Stadium in Chorzow, Poland, between...

Published:Sunday | April 11, 2021 | 12:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican athletes enjoyed field-event success yesterday at the World Athletics Miramar Invitational in Florida, with World Championships gold medallist Tajay Gayle, who captured the long jump event with a season best and a world-leading distance...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2021 | 12:59 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Xavier Nairne, Damion Thomas, and Kemba Nelson had wins in their respective events in their first outdoor collegiate meets of the season on Saturday. The University of Oregon had a win and a third-place finish at 42nd Aztec Invitational Meet at San...

Published:Thursday | March 25, 2021 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

High-school teams from central Jamaica have dominated the girls’ section of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships over the years, with Vere Technical, Holmwood Technical, Edwin Allen, St Jago and Manchester High schools...

Published:Wednesday | March 24, 2021 | 12:06 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Coaches from schools along Jamaica’s eastern corridor have expressed disappointment with the last-minute news that the Eastern Athletics Championships, which was scheduled to take place at the National Stadium yesterday, did not receive government...

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2021 | 9:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Following the cancellation of the Eastern Athletics Championships, the Central Athletics Championships slated for Wednesday and Thursday at G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sports, has also been called off. In an interview with The...

Published:Monday | March 22, 2021 | 11:30 PMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

High school athletes from eastern Jamaica, who were preparing for the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships, suffered a major blow late Monday night, with news of the cancellation of the the Eastern Athletics Championships,...

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