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.
Jamaica Track & Field and Cross Country News
Check out the preliminary performance list for the VA Showcase here!
FloTrack filmed Marvin Bracy and Nickel Ashmeade in Florida before the duo qualified for the Olympic Games
Follow our live updates to keep up with all the latest at the Great Southwest Classic.
The Great Southwest Classic will be held June 2-4 in Albuquerque, New Mexico
The 18-year-old ran is the second-fastest junior athlete in the world for 100m and 200m
The ISSA Boys & Girls Champs took place this weekend
The 19-year-old star who led Calabar High to sweep The Penn Relays this year follows in footsteps of Jamaican countryman Usain Bolt
World Record Holder Usain Bolt set the meet record of 20.40 in winning the 2003 IAAF World Youth title
Top athletes and teams to watch on Day 3 of The Penn Relays Carnival
The 17-year-old Jamaican becomes the first junior to run under 45 seconds and establishes himself as a favorite for gold at the World Youth Championships
Christopher Taylor beats Olympic and World Champion Kirani James' 400m age-group record in 45.69
Anguillan sprinter, Zharnel Hughes speaks about his training in Jamaica at IAAF's High Performance Training Center.
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.
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)
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.
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.
The 2014 Jamaica high school season continued on February 8 with the Milo Western Relays at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in St. James. See link to results here.
The 2014 Jamaica high school season continued on February 8 with the Camperdown Classic at the National Stadium in Kingston. See link to results here
The 2014 Jamaica high school season continued on February 8 with the King of the Ring throws meet in Kingston. See link to results here.
The 2014 Queen's/Grace Jackson meet was held at the NAtional Stadium in Kingston on January 25, 2014. Click the attached link for results. http://mctnf.drivehq.com/qgj2014.pdf
The Results of the 2014 Howard Jackson Relays held at Morant Bay High School may be found here. http://mctnf.drivehq.com/hjr2014.pdf
The 2014 Big Shot Invitational Meet was held At the UWI Mona Bowl in Kingston, Jamaica on Saturday, January 18. Click the link for the results. http://mctnf.drivehq.com/bs2014.pdf
The 2014 Jamaica high school season continued on January 11 with the JAAA Kirkvine meet in Manchester. See link to results here.
The 2014 Jamaican high school season continued on January 11, with the Douglas Forrest Invitational. See link to results here.
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 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.
MUNRO College had several fantastic seasons at the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Boys & Girls Athletic Championships, with star sprinter Delano Williams leading their campaign.
The Jamaican high school development track season began on January 4, 2014 with the Jamaica College/Pure Water Invitational Meet at the school's campus on Old Hope Road in Kingston.
JAMAICA’s Gregory McKenzie and Finland’s Elina Junnila won the 2013 Reggae Marathon in Negril, Jamaica on Saturday, December 7.