Jamaica’s Bovel McPherson and Doneisha Anderson of the Bahamas won bronze medals in the 400m on day one of the Pan American U20 Championships in Costa Rica on Friday.

Jamaica’s 400m prospects took a blow on Friday when Nathon Allen failed to show for the heats of the 400m at the SVL/JAAA National Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston.

Christine Day was the fastest woman in qualifying for Saturday’s semi-finals of the 400 metres at the Supreme Ventures/JAAA National Championships on at the National Stadium in Kingston on Friday.

Jamaica’s Chrissann Gordon is feeling confident about the season ahead following her win in the 400m at the Meeting International D’Athletisme De La Grande Caribe Region Guadeloupe on the weekend.

Jamaican high school track star could have college on his mind when he completes his schooling at Calabar High.

 A Trinidad and Tobago sprinter is to face an identification parade in Tobago as a suspect in a hit and run accident that claimed the life of a woman in July.

Jamaica’s 400m sprinter Javon Francis has left the Akan Track Club and is now training with a new coach in the United States.

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.

Jamaica’s Ronald Levy edged Frenchman Pascal Martinot-Lagarde in the 110m hurdles to be the only Caribbean winner at the Edo Benedetti Memorial in Rovereto, Germany on Thursday.

Rising Jamaican quarter-miler Akeem Bloomfield has revealed that he fell into a state of depression after he failed to make Jamaica’s team to the IAAF World Championships in London in 2017.

Steven Gardiner and Trevor Barry of the Bahamas were the only Caribbean winners at the Kamili Skolimowskiej Memorial track meet in Poland on Wednesday.

Nathaniel Bann, one of Jamaica’s most promising high school athletes, leaves the island on Monday for the University of Kentucky (UK) for classes that begin on Wednesday.

The time was well below her personal best but Jamaican quartermiler Tiffany James was quick to point out that winning gold was the major objective after claiming the title at the Central American and Caribbean Games on Tuesday night.

The dominant Jamaican was the favorite to claim the top spot on the podium and she did not disappoint.  James led wire to wire to claim the event in 52.35 with her teammate Derri-Ann Hill also managing to get on the podium with a time of 53.30.  The Dominica Republic’s Fiordaliza Cofil took the bronze medal.

The win was the first for James in the event at the senior level, but despite entering the race with the most pedigree the sprinter admits she was eager to avoid overconfidence.

 “I must say I’m happy. I feel good. I didn’t come out here today with a time in mind I just wanted to win.  I was very nervous, I know I am the best by time but I have learned never to underestimate the field,” James said after the race.

“I’m a very confident person so I would never doubt myself.  I just went out there to run and I won so I am happy.”

 

Jamaica’s Tiffany James put in a commanding performance to claim the women’s 400m title at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia on Wednesday night.

World U20 print double champion, Briana Williams, will set her sights on making Jamaica’s senior team to the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar next season and join forces with the likes of Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson.

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