Jamaica Athletics

Decorated Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sounded a warning to her rivals after registering an impressive season's best and meet record to claim the women’s 100m title at the Racers Grand…
Briana Williams continues to be the fastest junior in Jamaica after she clocked 11.02 seconds today at the 2019 Great Southwest Track and Field Classic.
Jamaica’s Janeek Brown is now the fastest woman over the 100 metres hurdles this year and the quickest her country has ever seen.
Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Fred Kerley headline the international stars who will compete at the 2019 edition of the Racers Adidas Grand Prix on Saturday at the National Stadium…
The Jamaica Olympic Association has appointed retired Olympic sprinter Michael Frater O.D. as president of a newly created Athletes’ Commission.
Jamaica long jumper Tissana Hickling insisted she was far from surprised, after leaping to the best distance set in the event by a Jamaican this year, at Saturday’s All Comer’s…
Tissana Hickling registered a massive leap to claim the women’s long jump title at the Jamaica All Comers meet on Saturday, in the process registering the best mark for a…
Jamaica’s Briana Williams is the fastest junior in her country’s history after her 100-metre run at the Jacksonville Open on Saturday.
Calabar High School track stat Christopher Taylor said he is focusing on returning to the track next season and has denied accusations that he assaulted a teacher at the school.
Jamaican athletes attending US colleges could find themselves in a bit of a predicament if they manage to qualify for the IAAF at the Jamaican national championships set for June…
On the heels of her season-best jump at the Meeting International D’Athletisme De La Grande Caribe Region Guadeloupe on Saturday, May 18, Chanice Porter is encouraged by her progression this…
Jamaica’s Chrissann Gordon is feeling confident about the season ahead following her win in the 400m at the Meeting International D’Athletisme De La Grande Caribe Region Guadeloupe on the weekend.
Yohan Blake, Kendra Harrison, and Ajee Wilson are the latest top-drawer athletes confirmed for the Racers/Adidas set for the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday, June 8, 2019.
Elaine Thompson won the 200m dash at the two-day 2019 Nanjing World Challenge meeting in China on Tuesday in a season’s best 22.40.
Jamaica’s new long-distance queen Aisha Praught-Leer set a new national record for the 5000m at the USATF Distance Class held at the Jack Kemp Stadium in Los Angeles on Thursday.
Jamaica’s high school prodigy Christopher Taylor is reportedly joining the camp of respected track and field coach Rana Reider at his base in Florida.
Jamaica discus thrower Shadae Lawrence has broken the country’s national record for the second time in less than a month. The 23-year-old Jamaican set the new national best of 65.05…
Lane two in the Class Three 100 metres for girls was supposed to be Chantea Skyers’ lane.
Maquettes of statues for former 100m world-record-holder Asafa Powell and two-time Olympic 200m champion Veronica Campbell Brown, are currently in the island and will be unveiled soon.
World U20 champion Briana Williams will not be racing at the Racers Adidas Grand Prix on Saturday, June 8, contrary to what was announced at the launch of the meet…
Cubie Seegobin, the agent who represents Yohan Blake says he is still to understand why Jamaica’s track and field bosses refused to allow the 2011 World Champion to run the…
Seven-time world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and the reigning World U20 sprint double champion Briana Williams will match strides at the fourth staging of the Racers Adidas Grand Prix set for…
Two-time Olympic gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce fancies Jamaica’s chances in the 4x200m relay at this weekend’s IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, Japan.
Sprinting legend Veronica Campbell-Brown is no longer the fastest junior to ever grace a Jamaican track after former Convent of Mercy Academy student Kiara Grant, shaved one-hundredth of a second…
The 2019 edition of the Racers Grand Prix will be held, as usual, on the second Saturday in June at Jamaica’s National Stadium in Kingston.
Organizers of the Jamaica International Invitational Meet (JIIM) said on Monday, insufficient funding and not wanting to stage a ‘watered down’ prompted the decision to cancel the 2019 edition of…
The Jamaica International Invitational, the local meet where retired sprint king Usain Bolt once thrilled fans with outstanding performances, will not be held this year. The meet, which has been…
Former Wolmer’s Girl, Janeek Brown, achieved a feat on Friday evening rarely seen anywhere in the world, and certainly not at the level that she did. Running at the Arkansas…
The Jamaica International Invitational seems to be in jeopardy of being delayed this year or possibly not being held at all.
Coming off another impressive campaign at the 2019 Carifta Games in the Cayman Islands last weekend, Briana Williams will arrive at Jamaica’s National Championships in June ready up the ante.
Some of Jamaica’s top athletes will get valuable relay practice for the upcoming IAAF World Relays when they suit up for the annual Penn Relays at the Franklin Field in…
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson are down the run the 4x200m relays at the IAAF World Relays set for Yokohama, Japan on May 12 and 13. Meanwhile, veteran Yohan Blake…
Jamaica thrower Shadae Lawrence set a new national record in the women’s discus after a strong showing at the Mt. SAC Relays at El Camino College on Saturday. Lawrence, a…
Jamaican thrower Danielle Thomas-Dodd set a new national record on the way to a gold-medal winning performance in the women’s discus at the 2019 Virginia Challenge meet on Saturday. The…
Jamaican Olympian Kemoy Campbell is back home for some well-needed rest and recovery after the harrowing experience he endured in February when his heart stopped while competing at the Millrose…
In the wake of being announced in the 100m line-up for the Muller Anniversary Games in London from July 20-21, 2016 double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson, said she is hoping…
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