Athletics

Cash prizes for 4th McKenley/Wint Track and Field Classic

The fourth-staging of the McKenley/Wint Track and Field Classic (MWC) will for the first time see schools competing for cash prizes in a three-event championship, it was announced at the launch of the athletics meet on Wednesday. Read More

Central Hurdles & Relays join forces with G C Foster College
The organisers of Central Hurdles & Relays have joined forces with G C Foster College for the 10th staging of the meet which will be held on Saturday at the campus on its brick red track. ... Read More

Photo: All set!
(From left) Co-chair Nicola Madden Greig; Kingston and St Andrew MunicipalCorporation's Donovan Samuels; race co-ordinator Allen Beckford; co-chair Chris Jarrett,and Director of Tourism Donovan White display unity during the launch of the KingstonCity Marathon at the Jamaica...... Read More

Calabar, Hydel, St Mary, Immaculate shine at Douglas Forrest Invitational
Just like they did the weekend before, Calabar High school dominated the boys' section at the Douglas Forrest Invitational Meet held at the GC Foster College last Saturday.... Read More

Labour of love?

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

The Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run has over the years generated a lot of goodwill, delight and enthusiasm. Read More

Photo: LABOUR OF LOVE?

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

Alyssa White addresses editors and reporters during the Jamaica Observer's Monday Exchange at the newspaper's Beechwood Avenue offices yesterday. (Photo: Joseph Wellington) Read More

High Mountain Coffee Road Race back with a twist

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 14 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — After more than three decades as a staple on the calendar of Manchester to foster camaraderie, the annual High Mountain Coffee Road Race was noticeably missing last year. Read More

Digicel to replace Flow in Champs sponsorship change-over

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 13 2019    

DIGICEL looks set to be the next telecommunication partner of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships after Flow's three-year sponsorship deal ended last year. Read More

Farquharson taking aim at Class One 800m record

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

Kimar Farquharson produced a scintillating early season performance in the Class One Boys' 800m at the JC/Pure Water/R Danny Williams Athletics Development Meet last Saturday on the newly laid synthetic track to set tongues wagging. Read More

36th Kirkvine meet launched

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

The 36th JAAA' Puma/Fuller/Anderson Development meet was launched on Tuesday at Golf View Hotel in Mandeville. Read More

Three development meets on today

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

Another weekend, another slew of development meets to choose from, as athletes continue their preparation at the Douglas Forrest Invitational, the JAAA/Puma Development and Manchester Charlie Fuller field event meets. Read More

Blake, Mills part ways

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 11 2019    

Patrick Dawson, who has taken up the mantle as the new coach of former World Championships 100m gold medallist Yohan Blake, says he was surprised by the split between the sprinter and Racers Track Club Head c oach Glen Mills after a... Read More

$52m target!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Emotions ran high at the Jamaica Pegasus yesterday as Sagicor Foundation launched the 21st staging of its Sigma Corporate Run with a target of $52 million for the February 17 event. Read More

Kremlin blames 'logistics' for missed WADA deadline

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Moscow, Russia (AFP) — The Kremlin yesterday said Moscow's failure to meet the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) deadline last week to hand over data from its anti-doping laboratory could be explained by logistical problems. Read More

Replacement of the Stadium East track remains on track — Grange

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

Olivia Grange, minister of sport, has said that she is pleased that the work to install a new track at Stadium East in the Independence Park complex started on Monday, as previously announced. Read More



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