Jamaica Athletics

Naomi Osaka walked away with the big prize at the 2019 Laureus Sports Awards in Monaco on Monday, but Jamaica’s Briana Williams and her coach Ato Boldon came away richer…

Elaine Thompson shows glimpse with Muller indoor win

Paul-Andre Walker February 16, 2019
Olympic champion, Jamaican, Elaine Thompson, showed glimpses her injury woes were behind her after claiming the 60-metre title at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday.

JAAA stands firm on championship dates

Leighton Levy February 15, 2019
President of the Jamaica Athletic Administrative Association Dr. Warren Blake said the dates set for the national championships will not be changed as it serves the best interests of the…
They may have parted ways but Yohan Blake credits his former coach Glen Mills for helping him regain his confidence, which he admits, had deserted him in recent times as…
Jamaican long jumper Delroy Poyser died in the United States on Monday after a long battle with cancer. He was 57.
A 7-year-old social media sensation is already drawing comparisons to Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt after breaking records and leaving rivals stifling in his dust. Rudolph Ingram, also known as…
2018 Commonwealth Games 100m bronze medallist Yohan Blake is set to open his season at the S.W. Isaac-Henry Track and Field Invitational next weekend confident that he close to being…
Jamaican distance runner Kemoy Campbell has revealed that his heart had stopped on Saturday when he collapsed at the NYRR Millrose Games.
Despite being hampered by injuries in recent years, former world record holder Asafa Powell is confident of reaching his long-targeted goal of 100 sub-ten clockings. The 36-year-old athlete already has…
The gofundme campaign launched by the family of Jamaican 3000m runner Kemoy Campbell got a major boost on Tuesday when the president of Reebok announced a US$50,000 donation towards the…

Kemoy Campbell awake and talking - family

Leighton Levy February 12, 2019
Kemoy Campbell is awake and talking.
Jamaica’s Natoya Goule believes it was natural speed and strength work done in the preseason that propelled her to a national indoor 800m record at the Millrose Games in New…
Jamaican distance runner Kemoy Campbell remains hospitalised after collapsing while competing at the Millrose Games in New York on Saturday. Campbell's family issued a statement on Monday, via his agent…
Former Calabar High sensation Michael O'Hara is optimistic the 2019 season will mark a long-awaited transition to the elite ranks of track and field. O’Hara, who opened his season at…
Jamaican distance runner, Kemoy Campbell, had to be taken to hospital after the athlete collapsed at the Millrose games in New York on Saturday.
Despite racing to a National 800 metres Indoor record at the Millrose Games at the New Balance Track and Field Center in New York, Jamaica’s Natoya Goule found herself second…
Olympic champions Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Elaine Thompson as well as former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell, head a strong cast of Jamaica’s elite athletes listed to compete at the 41st…
Jamaican sprinters Gayon Evans and Remona Burchell finished fourth and sixth respectively at the ISTAF Indoor meeting, the Orlen Copernicus Cup, in Torun, Poland on Wednesday.
When you think of the city of Kingston, Jamaica, a marathon is not the first thing that comes to mind. Well in 2019, the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA)…

Coaches to 'cool down' red-hot Ackera Nugent

Leighton Levy February 05, 2019
Coach of the red-hot Ackera Nugent, Douglas Williams, says he plans to ‘cool off’ the talented sprint hurdler, who on Saturday broke the U18 world record for the 100m hurdles…
Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt made a statement at Mercedes-Benz Stadium ahead of Super Bowl LIII.
Shanieka Ricketts' journey to a possible podium finish at the IAAF World Championships later this year, took a giant step in the right direction on Saturday when she set a…
O’Dayne Richards is Jamaica’s National Indoor Record, setting the new mark at 20.68 metres.
Following her 7.21, 60m run with which she opened her season on Saturday, seven-time World Champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce believes she is gradually returning to the form that established her as…
Jamaica’s men and women won their respective 4x200m relays at the Bullis Invitational at the Armory in New York on Saturday when Natoya Goule set a new Jamaican indoor record.…
Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson was pleased with her 60-m season opener on Saturday and also had good news about her ongoing battle with an injury that slowed her last season.
A Japanese centenarian affectionately known as the ‘Golden Bolt’ for his record-breaking exploits on the track, has died at the age of 108. Hidekichi Miyazaki caught the attention of the…
Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell has pulled out of this weekend’s Meeting de Paris after reportedly sustaining a hamstring injury. The 36-year-old Powell was expected to make a…
In recognition of her outstanding break-out season last year, Jamaica’s fast-emerging track star Briana Williams has been nominated for the prestigious 2019 Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the…
The organizers of Central hurdles & Relays have joined forces with GC Foster College for the 10th staging of the meet set for Saturday, January 19 at GC Foster.
Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell is expected to return to the track later this month after reportedly being booked for an appearance at the Meeting de Paris. The…
Jamaica will compete in the 4x200m relays at the DSI Invitational/Armory Invitational Indoors in New York City on January 26.
Telecommunications company Flow has ended its partnership with the Inter-Secondary Sports Association Boys and Girls Championships, Jamaica’s premier annual sporting event.
Construction work that began on the Stadium East running track that began on Monday is expected to be completed by February, Jamaica’s Sports Minister Olivia Grange has announced.
Jamaican Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown and her husband Omar Brown, are expecting their first child and has hinted that she could be retiring from the sport of track and field.
Two-time Jamaica Olympian Dionne Rose-Henley was laid to rest on Saturday during an emotional funeral service in the United States that was attended by several past Jamaican Olympians.
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