There will be no Caribbean man throwing the shot put in the final of the event at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics in Doha, Qatar after the region’s only hope in O’Dayne Richards had an underwhelming performance on Thursday.

Jamaica’s Tajay Gayle won the silver medal in the long jump at the 2019 Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru on Wednesday.

Elaine Thompson, the 2016 double Olympic champion said she is encouraged by the shape she is now, following her world-leading run against a strong 100m field at the Rome Diamond League meeting on Thursday.

O’Dayne Richards is Jamaica’s National Indoor Record, setting the new mark at 20.68 metres. 

2018 NACAC Senior Male Athlete of the Year Fedrick Dacres leads the list of nominees for the RJR Sports Foundation Male Athlete of the Year.

O’Dayne Richards won Jamaica’s first medal at the 2018 NACAC Senior Championships in Canada on Friday.

 O'Dayne Richards and Ashinia Miller won Jamaica's second and third medals in track and field at the CAC Games in Colombia on Monday with a 1-2 finish in the men's shot put. 

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