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Published:Monday | March 22, 2021 | 12:18 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Kingston College (KC) and Excelsior staved off strong challenges from Jamaica College (JC) and Wolmer’s Girls to retain their Boys and Girls titles at the two-day Anthrick Corporate Area Development Meet at the National Stadium...

Published:Saturday | March 20, 2021 | 12:17 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Two-time Olympic and four-time World champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will make her season’s debut around 4:30 this afternoon, when she competes in Section Two of the women’s 200m at the Velocity Fest Meet scheduled for the National Stadium at 4 p....

Published:Friday | March 19, 2021 | 12:25 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

ISSA’s executive body met with more than 120 high school coaches yesterday regarding proposals for hosting this year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs). Champs Organising Committee Chairman Richard Thompson said...

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

Jamaican collegiate athletes had three wins in individual events, and four top-three finishes at the NCAA Division One Indoor Track and Field Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas, at the weekend. Louisiana State University’s (LSU) Damion Thomas...

Published:Saturday | March 13, 2021 | 12:20 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Local senior athletes will join their junior counterparts in action today, as the series of Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Qualification Trial meets will continue at seven venues across the island, five of which will be held in...

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2021 | 12:27 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

With the weekend’s completion of the second series of Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association qualifying trial meets held across the island, coach of national girls champions Edwin Allen High School, Michael Dyke, is pleased with his team’s...

Published:Monday | March 8, 2021 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

A number of Jamaicans will be involved in this weekend’s NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track and Field Championships to be held over three days, starting on Thursday at the Randal Tyson Track Centre, in Fayetteville, Arkansas. One of the Jamaicans who...

Published:Saturday | March 6, 2021 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

After a return to competitive action a week ago, high-school athletes will today step up their preparation for this year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships, as the second in the series of three Jamaica Athletics...

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2021 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Whispers a year ago that Jamaica College (JC) and Hydel High School were ready to dethrone respective 2019 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ champions, Kingston College and Edwin Allen High, were never tested due to the devastating effect of the...

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2021 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Former Kingston College jumper Carey McLeod led the dominant performances by Jamaican collegiate athletes in NCAA Division 1 Conference Championship meets in the United States over the weekend. Jamaican athletes picked up seven wins, along with...

Published:Monday | March 1, 2021 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The coaches behind Jamaica’s top male and female high school track and field teams, Kingston College (KC) and Edwin Allen, respectively, have welcomed the return of competitive athletics in the island, following Saturday’s first set of Jamaica...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The country’s high-school athletes will return to the track today, as they begin to step up their preparations for the April 27 to March 1, ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships at seven Jamaica Athletics Administrative...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

After weeks of inactivity, the country’s top senior athletes will finally get a chance to ply their trade, after the Government’s midweek decision to approve competition locally, with over 200 senior competitors set for action inside the National...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2021 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Local athletics stakeholders are breathing a collective sigh of relief, while issuing a word of warning ahead of this weekend’s return of competitive track and field, which arrives after weeks on inactivity and two rejected protocol proposals. The...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2021 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Danielle Williams, the 2015 World Championships 100m hurdles gold medallist, was in fantastic form at Sunday’s fourth and final leg of the American Track League in Fayetteville, Arkansas, as she raced to a personal-best 7.86 seconds to...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2021 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Former Calabar High School middle and long-distance runner Kevroy Venson and Jozanne Harris ruled supreme at the 23rd staging of the Sagicor SIGMA Corporate Run in Kingston yesterday. Venson, representing Trainfit Club Mile Chasers, stopped the...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2021 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Danielle Williams, the 2015 World Champion in the 100m hurdles and 2015 World Champion 4x400m relay athlete Chrisann Gordon will compete tomorrow in the fourth and final leg of the American League series at the Randal Tyson Track Centre in...

Published:Friday | February 19, 2021 | 12:18 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Track and field athletes will have to endure even further delays to their season as more meets have been scrapped for this weekend. This follows a postponement of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Qualifying Trial meets a...

Published:Wednesday | February 10, 2021 | 3:23 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

A number of the country’s top collegiate sprint hurdlers returned impressive times at two indoor meets in the United States over the weekend, with Daszay Freeman, Phillip Lemonious and Damion Thomas registering wins after strong performances....

Published:Tuesday | January 26, 2021 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Former Excelsior High School athlete Ackera Nugent produced another fine showing at the Aggie Invitational Meet at College Station, Texas A...

Published:Monday | January 25, 2021 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

CHRISTANIA Williams, Christopher Taylor, and Andre Ewars had good showings at the American Track League meet at the University of Arkansas yesterday. All three had top-three finishes in their respective events. In the first of four meets as part of...

Published:Thursday | January 14, 2021 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Sunshine Girl Latanya Wilson, the latest Jamaican to be involved in the Australia Suncorp Super League tournament, is looking forward to the challenge as she prepares to leave the island tomorrow for ‘Down Under’. The former Gaynstead High School...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2021 | 12:09 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

When the 2021 track and field season gets under way, one of the country’s top high-school track and field programmes, Wolmer’s Boys School, will be under the guidance of a new head coach, after Michael Russell was brought in to replace Donald...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2021 | 12:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The 2021 Track and Field season will not get under way as planned tomorrow as the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) did not give approval to the organisers of the Purewater/Jamaica College (JC)/R. Danny Williams and the Ted Dwyer Classics. The...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2021 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Two of the island’s smaller high school track and field programmes, Mona High and Jose Marti Technical High, received a boost for the upcoming season, as sportswear manufacturers Puma made donations of running shoes and spikes to officials from...

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