Jamaica 100m national champion Tyquendo Tracey found top gear to get the better of the United States’ Kendal Williams and claim the blue riband event at the inaugural Athletics World Cup on Sunday.

Jamaica’s Shericka Jackson relied on 400m strength for a late race surge to the gold medal in the women’s 200m at the Athletics World Cup on Sunday.

Stephenie McPherson claimed top spot in the women’s 400m but Olympic Champion Elaine Thompson and Ronald Levy suffered defeats on the opening day of the inaugural Athletics World Cup on Saturday.

Jamaica’s Fedrick Dacres and Janieve Russell continued a golden run of form in recent weeks with convincing wins at the Athletics World Cup on Saturday.

Jamaica ended its participation at the IAAF World U-20 youth championship with another podium spot a 12th of the games and best-ever medal haul for the country.

Jamaica’s Kai Chang continued to underline the country’s rising stock in the discus event after striking gold at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Tampere on Sunday.

Jamaica’s Brittany Anderson claimed silver in the women’s 100m hurdles but was only marginally beaten to top spot at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Tampere on Sunday.

The United States U20 4x400-metre team at the World Under-20 Championship in Tampere, Finland are the quickest through to the final, but only just, with a Jamaican team showing themselves up for a fight. 

Pushed to the line and tested to the limit in a fiercely competitive race, Sokwakhana Zazini lived up to the massive expectations heaped upon his slight shoulders to strike gold in the 400m hurdles and take South Africa's second-ever men's gold in the event, and to join Zenéy van der Walt for the country's sweep of the discipline at these championships. 

It took until the final event on the penultimate day of the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland for the United States to win their first gold medal but after missing out on individual titles in the 100m and 200m, their sprinters combined superbly to win the 4x100m relay title for the sixth successive time. 

Jamaica's Briana Williams stormed to victory in the 200m to collect her second sprint gold in less than 48 hours to sensationally cap her rise on the international stage. 

Jamaica’s Christopher Taylor was expected to claim gold at the IAAF World Under 20 Championships in Tampere, Finland but nobody told Belgium’s Jonathan Sacoor. 

Shian Salmon gave it her best shot but it was simply not good enough to overcome the talents of 2017 World U18 champion Zeleny Van Der Walt of South Africa who added the World U20 title to her growing list of honours on Friday.

2018 World U20 100m champion Briana Williams cruised to an easy win in her semi-final heat on Friday to advance to the finals where she faces the dual American threat of Lauren Rain Williams and Jayla Kirkland.

Jamaica’s Malik James-King surged down the home stretch to be an automatic qualifier for the men’s 400m hurdles final at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland on Friday.

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