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Published:Sunday | July 24, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: IT WAS not gold for the Jamaican women in the 4x100m relays but they added another medal to their tally as the World Athletics Championships head into its final day. The team of Kemba Nelson, double sprint Olympic champion Elaine...

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: SHAUNAE MILLER-Uibo’s 400m résumé is now complete after capturing the title at the World Athletics Championships on Friday, adding to her two Olympic titles. Now she turns her attention to the half-lap discipline with excitement and...

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: FIVE-TIME WORLD 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s legacy among the greatest sprinters in history is already secured. But the fire still burns in the 35-year-old and, with her consistent performances, and after winning her 13th...

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon MIDDLE-DISTANCE RUNNER Navasky Anderson’s first World Athletics Championships campaign may have been brief, but it has lit a fire, a fire that makes his training partner and sports hero, Canadian Marco Arop, proud. Arop has...

Published:Sunday | July 17, 2022 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: THE NOW former World champion long jumper Tajay Gayle described his ability to compete in Friday’s final at the World Athletics Championships as miraculous and is grateful, despite the outcome. Although dealing with the effects of...

Published:Sunday | July 17, 2022 | 12:13 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: THE JAMAICAN fans in Hayward Field didn’t have to wait long to see their women display their strengths in the 100-metre heats on yesterday’s second day of the World Athletics Championships. Reigning World 100m champion Shelly-Ann...

Published:Sunday | July 17, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

EUGENE, Oregon: NATIONAL TRIPLE jumper Ackelia Smith looked up to the likes of World Championships silver medallist Shanieka Ricketts and Kimberly Williams as she has risen through the ranks. Now, she will join them in the women’s triple jump final...

Published:Sunday | July 10, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

SINCE THE 2008 Olympic Games, Usain Bolt had operated in a class by himself in the sprints, holding every major title on offer and answering every question asked of him regarding his ability to perform on the big stage, save for the false start at...

Published:Sunday | July 3, 2022 | 12:13 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

SHOULD HARBOUR View head coach take the club back to the summit of Jamaican football, it would not only be a personal triumph, according to him, but a dedication to the Harbour View community and the memory of one of the club’s stalwarts. Harbour...

Published:Sunday | July 3, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

FOR HIS entire career, Olympic and World Championships medallist, James Beckford, carried the torch for Jamaica as its first-ever World Championships long jump medal winner. Beckford was the only Jamaican man on the podium in the event at a major...

Published:Sunday | July 3, 2022 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

JAMAICA FOOTBALL Federation (JFF) vice president Raymond Anderson says that they are looking to get clarity on how Jamaica Premier League 2022 finalists Harbour View and Dunbeholden will operate in Conacaf’s new competition ecosystem next year....

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2022 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

TO HER delight, University of Oregon graduate Kemba Nelson’s 2022 ‘redemption season’ ended in exultation after she secured her first senior championship team and announced herself to the professional ranks on Friday. Nelson erased the memories of...

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

IN THE words of Chinese general and philosopher Sun Tzu, author of The Art of War, “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity”. The 2011 World Championships provided the chaos of a false start in the men’s 100m final, incredibly from the...

Published:Sunday | June 19, 2022 | 12:15 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

JAMAICA WERE seconds away from a narrow defeat to start their Under-20 Concacaf Championship campaign. However, English-born striker Jahmari Clarke, with their final chance, became the hero as his late penalty earned Jamaica a 1-1 draw with Costa...

Published:Sunday | June 19, 2022 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

FOUR-TIME 100-METRE World Champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ensured that her final 100m race before this weekend’s National Senior Championships was used to send a message to the field of her intent to capture an unprecedented fifth world title....

Published:Sunday | June 19, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

The World Championships are coming and Jamaicans all over the world are looking forward to the showpiece track and field event they have done well at since its first staging all the way back in 1983. In the weeks approaching the World...

Published:Sunday | June 12, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

AFTER EQUALLING her personal best in the 100 metres in Kingston a week ago, Olympic 4x100m gold medalist Briana Williams hopes to continue that form at the New York City (NYC) Grand Prix this afternoon, starting at midday. Williams will be part of...

Published:Sunday | June 12, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

The World Championships are coming and Jamaicans all over the world are looking forward to the showpiece track and field event they have done well at since its first staging all the way back in 1983. In the weeks approaching the World...

Published:Sunday | June 5, 2022 | 12:16 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

ON THE one hand, Jamaica have started their Concacaf Nations League campaign without losing, but on the other, the Reggae Boyz missed an opportunity to make a statement after they drew 1-1 with Suriname in their opening League A match at the Dr Ir...

Published:Sunday | June 5, 2022 | 12:15 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

JAMAICA ATHLETICS Administrative Association (JAAA) president Garth Gayle says that they have no intention of deviating from the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) for drug testing for the upcoming National Senior and Junior Trials. His...

Published:Sunday | June 5, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

DEFINING HER journey as special, former Jamaican gymnast and Olympian Danusia Francis says that she leaves the sport with no regrets and optimism about her future and that of the sport for Jamaica. Francis, 28, called time on her career last Sunday...

Published:Sunday | May 29, 2022 | 2:00 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

With the Pan-American Championships in their sights, Super Six shooting team captain Sasha-Gay Mullings says that she is grateful for the strong support which has seen an uptick in women competing in the sport. Mullings was speaking yesterday at...

Published:Sunday | May 29, 2022 | 1:55 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

IT MAY not have been an earth-shattering time but double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson Herah repeated her brilliant display at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon yesterday. Thompson Herah sped towards...

Published:Sunday | May 29, 2022 | 1:46 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

After a rough start to his stint as Portmore United head coach, Philip Williams has demanded more ruthlessness in attack to enable his side to end the 2022 Jamaica Premier League (JPL) season well. He will get the chance to see improvement in his...

Published:Sunday | May 22, 2022 | 12:13 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

WITH THE 2022 Commonwealth Games in his sights, Olympic diver Yona Knight-Wisdom is hoping that medal success can crown a 10-year journey representing Jamaica on the international stage. Knight-Wisdom was named to Jamaica’s aquatic team for the...

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