Jamaica Athletics

Marvin Anderson was elected President of the Olympian Association of Jamaica (OAJ) during the association’s very first Annual General Meeting held on Friday, December 6, at the offices of the…
 Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake believes he has suffered from competing in the same era as compatriot and athletics great Usain Bolt. The 29-year-old Blake has recorded some stunning achievements of…
Yohan Blake believes IAAF president Sebastian Coe is "killing" athletics by cutting back on Diamond League disciplines. Sweeping changes announced in November saw the 200 metres, 3,000m steeplechase, discus and…
Nine high school student-athletes became first-time scholarship recipients from Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s Pocket Rocket Foundation on Wednesday.
Four-time world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has made it clear that the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be her last but has indicated that she will be attempting to defend her…
Former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell says his focus for the upcoming season is to earn a spot on Jamaica’s team to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
If dreams come true, United States sprinter Noah Lyles could be the new 100m world record holder before even setting foot in the Tokyo Olympics final. The 22-year-old American sprinter…
Good chemistry was a key reason why Michael O’Hara has decided to return to his high school coach as he looks to kick on from a solid 2019 season when…
Four-time World 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and her coach Stephen Francis have both been nominated for special awards to be given at the inaugural Panam Sports Gala Awards to be…
Asafa Powell, the former 100-metre world record holder and current Guinness Record holder for the most sub-10 runs has launched asafafitlife.com, a fitness membership platform to help people around the…
Jamaican Olympian Michael Fray was found dead on Wednesday, the Jamaica Athletic Administrative Association has confirmed.
Dr Warren Blake, president of the Jamaica Athletic Administrative Association (JAAA) is revealing that he plans to launch an investigation into reports of the potential move of the young Jamaican…
Jamaica’s men did not enjoy their last outing at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics in Doha, Qatar but the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) is already looking into the…
Ronald Levy, Jamaica’s reigning 110m hurdles champion and the 2018 Commonwealth Games champion had surgery to repair a fractured shin that has hampered him for more than a year.
After spending a good chunk of their careers as fierce competitors, decorated US track star Allyson Felix never dreamed she would find an ally and close friend in Jamaican counterpart…
A decade after saying he had no interest in playing American football, retired track icon Usain Bolt is now saying that he would consider playing in National Football League (NFL)…
Retired Jamaica sprint superstar Usain Bolt has insisted he was never worried about rising United States track star Noah Lyles eclipsing his 200m world record at the Doha World Championships.…
Track & Field News, widely recognized as the bible of the sport, has named Jamaica’s Briana Williams as the 2019 High School Girls Athlete of the Year.
Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt is one of two Jamaicans to receive the 2019 International Humanitarian Award this Friday, October 25 in New York City.
The Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association (JAAA) president Dr Warren Blake is now in full support of a government to government agreement with Kenya to exchange technical expertise in track and…
Veronica Campbell-Brown, one of the all-time greats of track and field, was honoured by her home country of Jamaica on Sunday when they mounted a statue of her likeness at…
Lawyers representing the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) are proceeding to initiate legal action against noted attorney Dr Emir Crowne after the latter refused to apologize for alleged defamatory comments he…
Jamaica sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has predictably been named to a shortlist for the 2019 IAAF Female World Athlete of the Year award. The 32-year-old Fraser-Pryce set the track alight…
Noted sports attorney Dr. Emir Crowne will not be apologizing to the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) for comments he made about the commission in the days leading up to the…
Dr. Emir Crowne, who represented Briana Williams during her anti-doping hearing last month, is facing legal action from the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), who claim they have been defamed by…
Jamaican teen star Briana Williams has been issued a reprimand without any period of ineligibility by the independent anti-doping disciplinary panel.
The anti-doping hearing involving Jamaica’s teenage track star Briana Williams concluded on Tuesday without the independent disciplinary panel setting a time or date for their decision, a development that has…
Professor Wayne McLaughlin testified today before a Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel that the amount of hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) found in Briana Williams’ sample was not consistent with someone who was taking…
On Monday, Briana Williams flew to the Bahamas to do her part in the ongoing relief efforts there after Hurricane Dorian devastated the Abacos Islands and claimed several lives.
All is now set for the installation of the statue of the Jamaican Olympic and World Champion sprinter, Veronica Campbell Brown that is to be unveiled at Statue Park at…
September 23,24 and 25 have been set aside for the anti-doping hearing case involving World U20 champion Briana Williams.
Seven months after he collapsed and almost died on the track at the 2019 Millrose Games in New York, Jamaica’s Kemoy Campbell has announced his retirement from track and field…
Jamaica triple jumper Shanieka Ricketts contends she is encouraged by the consistency of recent performances, after claiming the women’s title at the ISTAF Berlin World Challenge Meeting, in Germany on…
Jamaica Olympic and world 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod expressed delight with his conditioning as the clock counts down to the IAAF World Championships, in Doha later this month. The…
Former standout Jamaican high-school athlete Twayne Crooks died Sunday morning from stage-four stomach cancer, his mother Marie Chambers-Garvey has confirmed.
Former Executive Director of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission Renee Ann Shirley admits that she does not share the optimism of Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) president Warren Blake regarding the…
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