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 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.
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.
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.
THE top Jamaican male and female athletes from the 2013 Reggae Marathon in Negril, Westmoreland on Saturday, December 7 will represent the island at the Venezuelan Marathon in Caracas on February 23, 2014.
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.
Excelsior High’s track team captain Maurice Harrison says going one better than the silver medal he won in the decathlon at the 2013 Inter-Secondary School Boys & Girls Athletic Championships is his aim for the upcoming season.
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 MilesplitJa.com that while the team won in 2012 and 2013, the work began a long time ago.
IF there is one name that has stood out at Kingston College over the last two seasons then it would be that of sprinter Jhevaughn Matherson.
AFTER four years in the wilderness, Kingston College will be looking to improve their fortunes at the 2014 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Boys & Girls Athletic Championships in Kingston, Jamaica.
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.
Danielle James has had some real success in the year since she has joined the Mavis Bank Track Club.
Wolmer’s Girls School student Shauna Helps has proven it is possible to do well on the track and in the classroom .
Kemar Leslie believes that age is no deterrent to achieving one’s goals and at 25-years-old he hopes to make it on the international stage as a long-distance runner.
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.
Javon Francis is the name which, will for most Jamaicans, standout at the recent IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Moscow, Russia.
He has a Jamaican girlfriend, he loves Jamaican food and music so why is TCI’s Delano Williams now a part of Team GB? Our Kingston reporter Dania Bogle finds out that Jamaicans wish him well. (via www.caribbeanintelligence.com)
Devon Grant has had real tangible success as a coach since the Mavis Bank Track Club was formed just over a year ago.
Jamaica topped the medal table at a major world championship for the first time after topping the tally eight medals including six gold and two bronze at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Jamaica is known as a country of great sprinters but in recent times the exploits of the University of Arkansas's Kemoy Campbell in the 5000m and Louisiana State's Natoya Goule in the 800m have shown that the country also has promise in the middle distance events.