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VA Showcase Invitational Performance List Nolan Jez Jan 9, 2017

The biggest event of the year both by numbers and a scary high level of talent, is finally here. The VA Showcase will take place this Friday and Saturday on Liberty University's brand new $30,000,000 hydraulically banking track.

Warren Weir wants a world record Jason Byrne Mar 26, 2014

Jamaica'™s Warren Weir (200m 3rd in 2012, 2nd in 2013) sat down with us at his favorite hangout spot in Jamaica... a carwash?!? Warren chats about training, goals, and world records.

KC Times | We Just Went to Run: A Penn Relay Pioneer remembers Noel Spencer Feb 13, 2014

    Had it not been for a late entry application filing, this year’s running of the Penn Relays the 118th, would have marked the 50th anniversary of the first ever high school track team from Jamaica, to make the sojourn to the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field.  Instead, the talent-laden relay squad from Kingston College had to literally cool their jets in Kingston until April 1964, to make their first appearance at the world-famous relays. And what a grand entrance that was? (via www.kctimes.org)

Jamaican throwers packing a punch Dania Bogle Feb 11, 2014

Fedrick Dacres, Traves Smikle, O’Dayne Richards, Chad Wright, Ashinia Miller. What do all these names have in common? They are all athletes who in the last four or five years put Jamaica’s name on the map in track and field in the throws, be it discus or shot put.

Youngster Goldsmith 2014 Meet Results Feb 11, 2014

The 2014 Jamaica high school season continued on February 1 with the Youngster Goldsmith meet at the National Stadium in Kingston in St. James.  See link to results here.

Christoff Bryan aims high for 2014 Dania Bogle Jan 21, 2014

Wolmer’s Boys School’s Christoff Bryan is aiming to surpass his personal best 2.20m in 2014 as he sets his sights on winning the high jump at this year’s International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.  

Wolmer’s Girls: Student athletes Dania Bogle Jan 13, 2014

  Wolmer’s Girls School has been the top corporate area girls’ school at the annual Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Boys & Girls Athletic Championships for the last five seasons and team coach Michael Carr is aiming to keep things that way.