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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.


Weir to try pro 110m hurdles in 2014 Dania Bogle Dec 06, 2013

 Warren Weir - Olympics Day 11 - Athletics

 HE may be the second best athlete in the world over 200m but now the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships silver medallist Warren Weir looks set to return to the event which made him a star during his Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Boys’ Championships days at Calabar High School in Jamaica.


Wolmer’s Boys School – Slow and steady wins the race Dania Bogle Nov 22, 2013

Jaheel Hyde Jaheel Hyde of Jamaica competes in the Boys 110m Hurdles Round 1 race during Day 2 of the IAAF World Youth Championships at the RSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium on July 11, 2013 in Donetsk, Ukraine.

Wolmer’s Boys School last won the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Boys’ Championship title in 2010 after more than half a century in the wilderness, and since then there has been a lot of humour surrounding their ability to win another title for another 54 years.

Calabar already working for Champs 2014 Dania Bogle Nov 14, 2013

Defending Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) boys champions Calabar High School are already in prep mode to defend the title they have won for the last two years.  Team coach Michael Clarke told that while the team won in 2012 and 2013, the work began a long time ago.

WADA is welcome -Fraser-Pryce Dania Bogle Oct 18, 2013

WORLD and Olympic Games 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has issued a challenge to the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) that they are welcome to come to Jamaica and examine its testing procedures at any time.




3 Jamaicans Win in Zurich Desmond Palmer Sep 03, 2013

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Usain Bolt continued their winning ways at the Weltklasse Zurich IAAF Diamond League meet in Switzerland on August 29. Meanwhile, another Jamaican woman used that venue to dip under 11 seconds in the 100m dash for the first time.

Garfield Gordon on the Move Dania Bogle Aug 25, 2013


Long distance running is not something Jamaicans are known for but within the last year the Mavis Bank Track Club has been producing some fine middle and long distance runners.