Jamaica Athletics

Jamaica sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has targeted adding another feat to an already impressive resume and that is becoming a member of the sub-22 seconds club. Despite being better known over…
After only two weeks with Rana Reider’s Tumbleweed Track Club, 2017 World Champion, Omar McLeod is confident he is back on track to defend his world title at the 2019…
Jamaica world and Olympic champion Omar McLeod believes things are getting back to normal, following yet another chance in training regime. The 25-year-old had trained with Eldrick Floreal up until…
Jamaica 100m hurdler Danielle Williams continued her run of red-hot form after destroying the field to claim the women’s 100m title at the Birmingham Diamond League meet on Sunday. In…
Jamaica World Champion Yohan Blake is increasingly confident of hitting his best form in time for the Doha World Championships, following a narrow win to claim the men’s 100m title,…
Former Jamaica high school star, Christopher, Taylor is back on the track after a hamstring injury had forced him into aborting his season and plans to go to the World…
Two-time Olympic gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will release her new book, ‘I Am A Promise’, in September. The 32-yer-old Fraser-Pryce made the announcement on Saturday on social media. ‘I Am…
Lennox Graham, coach of Jamaican sprint hurdler Danielle Williams, said he was happy with the decision of the JAAA to consider the sprint hurdler for selection to the Jamaican team…
Sportsmax.TV sources have indicated that 2017 World 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod has joined the Tumbleweed camp of elite coach Rana Reider in Jacksonville, Florida.
Jamaican sprint hurdler Michael O’Hara ran a new personal best 13.61 to win the 100m hurdles at the 2019 LEAP Meeting in Loughborough, England on Tuesday.
Rising Jamaican sprint phenom Briana Williams has admitted the country’s reverence for the sport of track and field made it an easy decision to choose the tiny Caribbean island over…
The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has expressed extreme disappointment with the statements attributed to certain female Olympians (in a recent Sportmax article intituled "Upgraded and Disrespected") who received upgraded 4…
Many-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce achieved yet another milestone, after passing compatriot Veronica Campbell-Brown for the most sub-11 clockings recorded by a Jamaican female sprinter. The 32-year-old track star recently…
Reigning double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson is confident she remains on target to hit her best form in time for the Doha World Champions. The 27-year-old recently looked in superb…
Rising United States sprinting talent Noah Lyles has admitted legendary Jamaica sprinter Usain Bolt was right to question his championship mettle but hopes to silence all doubters at the upcoming…
The Government of Jamaica is to salute outstanding Jamaican and world athlete, Veronica Campbell-Brown, during Heritage Week in October, by unveiling a statue in her honour. This was disclosed by…
Sometimes after a particularly grueling workout, sprinter Justin Gatlin will turn to his younger training partners and inquire: "Are you sore, too?"
After running a personal-best time and winning her first-ever Diamond League race in London on Sunday, newly minted Jamaican 400mH champion Rushell Clayton said getting that first win provided a…
Lennox Graham, the coach of Danielle Williams has a simple plan to keep her running fast in her quest to win the Diamond League title this season.
Reigning 100m World Champions Omar McLeod believes former world’s fastest man Usain Bolt was well within his rights to defend longtime coach Glen Mills. The decorated Olympian and sprint icon…
Britany Anderson, the 2018 World U20 100m hurdles silver medallist, ran a personal best 12.71 in the 100m hurdles at the Motonet Joensuu Grand Prix in Finland on Wednesday.
Former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell inched closer to his 98th sub-10 clocking while competing at the 2019 Bayer Classic in Leverkusen, Germany on Wednesday.
 Olympic and World Champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has encouraged athletes facing setbacks to not be overcome by the many barriers they face on the road to recovery. The 32-year-old Fraser-Pryce has…
Jamaica’s Briana Williams has ended her successful career as a junior and will now focus on making the transition to the senior ranks.
Maurice Wilson, head coach of the Sprintec Track Club, has come out against the proposed method for selecting Jamaica’s female sprint hurdlers for the team to compete at the IAAF…
Jamaica’s Megan Tapper set a new meet record and a season-best to win the 100m hurdles at the XXXIII Meeting Citta' Di Padova at the Stadio D. Colbachini in Italy…
Jamaican Olympian Twilet Malcolm died on Wednesday morning in Houston, Texas, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 50 years old.
Jamaica have continued their strong showing at the NACAC Under-18 and Usnder-23 National Championships in Mexico as day two’s morning session came to an end on Saturday.
Oft-injured sprinter Kemar Bailey-Cole is the latest athlete to break ties with the Racers Track Club head coach Glen Mills, citing neglect.
The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAAs) has met and ruled that former national champion, Danielle Williams, will not be allowed to represent the country at this year’s IAAF World Athletics…
The world number-one sprint hurdler Janeek Brown has signed a professional contract with Puma and has gone pro. She reportedly signed her contract last Thursday night, the same day of…
Ato Boldon believes Briana Williams is a special talent that could have gone faster last Friday night and he expects her to be even faster at the World Championships in…
After two years of frustration, Elaine Thompson, the 2016 double Olympic champion, returned to the top of the world rankings this past weekend while winning the sprint double at Jamaica’s…
Shanieka Ricketts said her only intent on Saturday was to defend her national title in the women’s triple jump. Coming off her third-place finish at the Diamond League meeting in…
Reigning Olympic champion Elaine Thompson was in imperious form as she completed the sprint double by claiming the women’s 200m title at the Jamaica National Championships on Sunday. Thompson, who…
Olympic bronze medallist Shericka Jackson looked a cut above the rest as she coasted to a big personal best to claim the women’s 400m title at the Jamaica National Championships…
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