Julian Robinson, Jamaica’s premier throws coach has been named North America, Central America and the Caribbean (NACAC) Track and Field Association Coach of the Year. Robinson is the Coach the Fedrick Dacres, NACAC Senior Men’s Athlete of the Year.

Coming off a season in which he won everything in sight, 2018 Diamond League discus champion Fedrick Dacres is confident of success in 2019 when he is expected to compete for Jamaica at the IAAF World Championships in Qatar.

Jamaica’s national discus champion and record holder Fedrick Dacres said he was proud to have been named the NACAC Male Athlete of the Year but disappointed that he was not selected for the IAAF Athlete of the Year.

Jamaica’s female discus champion has left Kansas State University to join the Colorado State University’s track programme.

Jamaica’s Fedrick Dacres warmed up for this weekend’s IAAF Continental Cup with an impressive win in the IWC Zagreb World Challenge meeting in Croatia on Tuesday.

The world-leading discus thrower Fedrick Dacres added another notch to his powerful right arm when he won the event on Sunday’s final day of the 2018 NACAC Senior Championships in Toronto, Canada.

Jamaica’s Traves Smith won Jamaica’s ninth medal at the CAC Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, on Sunday when he finished third in the men’s discus.

After notching his seventh international win of the season at the István Gyulai Memorial in Hungary on Monday, 2018 Commonwealth Games champion Fedrick Dacres said the work he put in during the offseason is bearing fruit.

Shaunae Miller-Uibo from the Bahamas, as well as Fedrick Dacres and Janieve Russell of Jamaica, recorded impressive victories at the Gyulai Istvan Memorial Grand Prix meeting in Hungary on Monday. Meanwhile, Olympic and World Champion Omar McLeod suffered a rare defeat and lost his meet record in the process.

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