Athletics

Parishes gear up to take on first day of Champs

The two-day athletic meet gets under way today with some 1,000 student athletes from the 14 parishes across the island coming out to showcase their talent on the track and on the field. Read More

JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championship starts today
Today the National Stadium comes alive as over 1,000 student athletes from all 14 parishes across the island put their athletic talent on display, as the first of the two days of the JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships gets under way. ... Read More

JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Championships under way this weekend
Some 1,000 junior athletes from across all 14 parishes will take over the National Stadium this weekend as they compete for their respective parishes in the 35th staging of the JTA/Sagicor National Athletic Championships. ... Read More

Notice served
Ever since entering the senior ranks for Jamaica, Shericka Jackson has been running the 400m. While a student at Vere Technical High, she competed in both the 200m and 400m, but Jackson focused mainly on the quarter mile when she moved on to the University of Technology...... Read More

Photo: NOTICE SERVED

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

JACKSON... I am feeling good, I just want to remain healthy and see where I can go from here (Photo: Collin Reid) Read More

Demish Gaye continues rise in the 400m

Tuesday, May, 22 2018    

Demish Gaye defended his men's 400m title at the Jamaica International Invitational meet on Saturday night when he closed the show in the one-day track and field spectacle. Read More

Lion-hearted

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, May, 22 2018    

Jamaica's double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson is still battling the Achilles heel problem that has hindered her performances, but she soldiers on. Read More

Taylor to use JII win as World Juniors motivation

Tuesday, May, 22 2018    

Say the name Christopher Taylor and the average Jamaican gets excited. Read More

St Catherine hoping to retain Sagicor title

Monday, May, 21 2018    

St Catherine, St Andrew and Portland are the favoured teams to fight for the title IN the 35th staging of the JTA/Sagicor National Primary Schools Athletics Championships, set to take place at National stadium this Friday and Saturday. Read More

Classy Chris

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 21 2018    

Young Jamaican prodigy Christopher Taylor stole the spotlight at the 15th staging of the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) Meet, which produced three records, a world-leading performance, and five Jamaican wins inside National Stadium on Saturday. Read More

Photo: CLASSY CHRIS

Monday, May, 21 2018    

Jamaica's Christopher Taylor (left) is a picture of total concentration as he competes to win the 200m in 20.49 seconds ahead of American great Lashawn Merritt, who was second in 20.70 seconds, at the Jamaica International Invitational meet at the National Stadium on Saturday. (Photo:... Read More

MEMORIES BY THE SCORE — Chris Dehring

BY ROBBIE ROBINSON | Sunday, May, 20 2018    

Being a successful sportsman as well as an equally successful high-profile entrepreneur in one lifetime is a most unusual phenomenon. Some may dare suggest that the two things are incompatible. Read More

Photo: ABOVE AND BEYOND

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

Jamaica's Commonwealth Games champion Janieve Russell clears a hurdle ahead of the field on her way to victory in the women's 400m obstacle event at the Jamaica International Invitational meet at the National Stadium last night. Russell won in 54.26 seconds. (Photo: Garfield... Read More

Mo' money for Jamaica International Invitational meet

Saturday, May, 19 2018    

Jamaica's sole oil refinery, Petrojam Limited, on Thursday continued its support of the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) meet at the official handing over ceremony where the company donated $5 million for the 15th staging of the one-day track meet, scheduled for today at National... Read More

GOLDEN GIRLS - Comm Games champs on show at JII meet

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior Staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 19 2018    

The 15th staging of the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) meet will once again see a convergence of stars inside the National Stadium, but most eyes will be fixed on Jamaican prodigy Christopher Taylor as he matches strides with American great Lashawn Merritt over 200m. Read More



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