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Published:Tuesday | October 15, 2019 | 12:19 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

ISSA president Keith Wellington says the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletic Championships (Champs) will be adapting a new relay rule next year. IAAF’s Rule 170.10, which regards relay team substitutions, was amended in January this year to...

Published:Thursday | September 12, 2019 | 12:25 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The main item at Tuesday’s Jamaica Intercollegiate Sports Association (Intercol) annual general meeting, held at Mona Commons, UWI did not materialise, as the election to select a new executive body failed to come off the ground due to challenges...

Published:Tuesday | September 10, 2019 | 12:18 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

For the past year, a steering committee has been running the affairs of the Jamaica Intercollegiate Sports Association (Intercol), following the resignation of Dalton Myers as president. A few days after Myers’ announcement, general secretary of...

Published:Saturday | September 7, 2019 | 12:18 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Women’s 100m hurdles world leader Danielle Williams was in magnificent form at the IAAF Diamond League Finals in Brussels, Belgium, yesterday. The 2015 world champion won the Women’s event to join triple jumper Shanieka Ricketts, who won her event...

Published:Monday | September 2, 2019 | 12:19 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICAN athletes Shanieka Thomas-Ricketts and Omar McLeod picked up wins at the ISTAF World Challenge meet in Berlin, Germany, yesterday as they continued preparations for the upcoming IAAF World Championships from September 27-October 6. Fresh...

Published:Friday | August 30, 2019 | 12:42 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER consistent performances all season, starting at the PUMA Youngster Goldsmith Classics, Shanieka Thomas-Ricketts scored one of the most important victories so far in her career when she produced a personal best (PB) of 14.93m to capture the...

Published:Thursday | August 29, 2019 | 12:25 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER three months of exciting action, most of the world’s leading athletes, including eight Jamaicans, will be hunting Diamond Trophies as the first of two Diamond League finals will get under-way today at the Letzigrund Stadium in Weltklasse,...

Published:Monday | August 19, 2019 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It was not the perfect race, but Danielle Williams continued her amazing form with a big win in the 100m hurdles at the Mueller Grand Prix in Birmingham, as the nation’s athletes enjoyed the latest Diamond League stop, picking up four wins and a...

Published:Saturday | August 17, 2019 | 12:14 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Fifteen Jamaicans led by Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will be in action tomorrow in the 11th series of the Diamond League competition, the Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham. This will be the penultimate meet in the cash-rich series, before the grand...

Published:Friday | August 16, 2019 | 12:33 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

After weeks of speculation over whether or not sprint hurdler Danielle Williams would get a chance to compete at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, the 2015 world champion now seems set to make the trip, after the Jamaica Athletics...

Published:Thursday | August 15, 2019 | 12:25 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The public should know tomorrow , which three athletes will represent the country in the women’s 100 metres hurdles at next month’s IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, with a decision set to arrive from a high-level Jamaica Athletics...

Published:Wednesday | August 14, 2019 | 12:24 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Track and field fans are in store for something ­special this Sunday when the Diamond League ­series ­continues with the Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham, with the women’s 100 metres ­hurdlers taking centre stage. In what should be a mega clash,...

Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:41 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: With their Class Three and Class Two teams setting fire to the track all season, Edwin Allen’s 4x100m relay unit arrived at this year’s Penn Relay, as the most-talked-about team within the walls at the University of...

Published:Tuesday | April 23, 2019 | 12:21 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA brought out the broom at yesterday’s final session on the third and final day of the 48th Carifta Games in the Cayman Islands. They were perfect in both sets of 4x100m and 4x400m relays and the sprint hurdles, where they had a clean sweep...

Published:Monday | April 22, 2019 | 12:33 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican athletes continued from where they left off on Saturday’s opening day of the 48th staging of the Carifta Games with good results yesterday. The nation’s 400m hurdlers led the way in the Cayman Islands with three wins out of four events,...

Published:Monday | April 22, 2019 | 12:26 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

ISSA/GraceKennedy Girls’ Athletics champions Edwin Allen will leave the island this morning for the 125th staging of the Penn Relays at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which runs from Thursday to Saturday. The Michael Dyke-coached...

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2019 | 12:32 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s young athletes look set to continue their Carifta Games dominance when the 48th staging of the regional championships gets underway this morning at 9 a.m. inside the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in Georgetown, Grand Cayman. The meet will...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:17 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Noted Jamaican coach, Maurice Wilson, who led his G.C. Foster College team to another dominant display at the NCB Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships over the weekend, is blasting the organisers, the Jamaica Intercollegiate Sports...

Published:Monday | April 15, 2019 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

IT was the same story for the second year in a row as the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport ruled supreme in capturing both male and female titles at the two-day NCB Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships, which ended on...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:44 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

TWO years ago, an Edwin Allen sprint relay quartet became the first high school team ever to go sub-44 seconds in the High School Girls’ Championships of America 4x100m relay when the quartet of Kasheika Cameron, Kevona Davis, Shellece Clarke, and...

Published:Tuesday | April 2, 2019 | 12:21 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FOR three hours, it was sheer jubilation on the campus of Edwin Allen High School in Frankfield, Clarendon, as students, teachers, friends and members of the community revelled in victory after winning their seventh female title at the ISSA/...

Published:Friday | March 29, 2019 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Defending boys’ champions, Calabar High will be hoping to make it eight wins in a row at the 2019 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships, and it is their very powerful Class One team that is expected to lead the way. They will be...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:35 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

OVER the years, the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships have been graced with the presence of twins of both sexes making their mark at the championships. The likes of Camperdown High School’s Maxine and Marlene Dawkins and...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:17 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Defending boys’ champions, Calabar High, will be hoping to make it eight wins in a row at the 2019 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships and it is their very powerful Class One team that is expected to lead the way. They will be...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

OVER the past several seasons, ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships have seen some outstanding results in field events, and this year’s championships should not be any different, with a number of quality performances expected...

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