Calabar's Francis stirring up the 400m Dania Bogle Jun 30, 2013


Jamaican high school athlete Javon Francis made history in the month of June when he clocked a personal best and junior world leading 45.24 seconds to finish second in the men’s 400m Jamaica’s National Senior Championships at Kingston’s National Stadium.


Bolt wins 100m at Jamaican Championships - Powell misses WC team Dania Bogle Jun 22, 2013

World record holder Usain Bolt cruised to victory in the men’s 100m at the Jamaica Senior Athletics Championships in Kingston on Friday evening. Bolt who posted 10.03 seconds in winning the first of the semi-finals pulled ahead mid-race to post 9.94 seconds for victory ahead of his Racer’s Track Club team mate Kemar Bailey-Cole in 9.98 seconds and Nickel Ashmeade in 9.99 seconds.

Jamaican athletes star at NCAA Divison One Championships Dania Bogle Jun 19, 2013

Several Jamaican athletes were in the winner’s circle at the NCAA Division One Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Natoya Goule prepared for the country’s national championships at the end of the month by winning the women’s 800m outdoor Goule became the first Louisiana State University Lady Tiger to win both indoor and outdoor titles after capturing the event in a personal best 2:00.06 – the fourth fastest time in LSU history.

Jamaican Athletes compete at NCAA Track and Field Championships Dania Bogle Jun 03, 2013


With the national senior championships two weeks away Jamaican athletes will be on double duty this weekend at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in the USA as they aim for both national college titles and as well as to make the qualifying standards for this summer’s IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia.

Bolt withdraws from IAAF meet in Jamaica Dania Bogle May 01, 2013

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Double world record holder and six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has been forced to withdraw from this Saturday's Jamaica International Invitational (JII) at the National Stadium after a setback in training over t ... (via Jamaica Observer)

Jamaican schools head to Penn Relays Dania Bogle Apr 21, 2013


Twenty-six Jamaican high schools and four colleges will be competing at this month’s 119th Pennsylvania Relay Carnival from April 25-27 at the Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Vere Tech 4x100 team for Penn Relays Wall-of-Fame Dania Bogle Apr 11, 2013


KINGSTON, Jamaica - A record-setting Vere Technical relay team will be honoured at the Penn Relay Carnival which begins on April 25. The Clarendon-based institution’s 2004 4x100m team will be added to the Carnival’s Wall-of-Fame for clo ... (via Jamaica Observer)



Green Island seeks help Dania Bogle Apr 11, 2013

GREEN ISLAND, Hanover — AFTER their best season ever, Green Island High is setting their sights on a maiden trip to the 119th Penn Relays carnival set for April 24-27, at Franklin Fieldon the University at Pennsylvania in Philade ... (via Jamaica Observer)

Double gold for James! Dania Bogle Apr 10, 2013

ST Elizabeth Technical's Jauavney James was one of four double individual gold medalists, as Jamaica cruised to a 29th-straight hold on the CARIFTA Games track and field championships held at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bah ... (via Jamaica Observer)

VCB to run at Adidas Grand Prix Dania Bogle Apr 10, 2013

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown will run at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York on May 25 after early season performances left her with mixed feelings. “I started my outdoor season running a 400m in March,” C ... (via Jamaica Observer)

PM hails Jamaica's dominance at Carifta Games - Sport Dania Bogle Apr 04, 2013

Prime Minister and Minister of Sport Portia Simpson Miller has congratulated the Jamaican team on its outstanding performances at the just concluded Carifta Games in The Bahamas. The team's performance was outstanding and spectacular, said Simpson ... (via Jamaica Observer)

Injury grounds high jumper Porter - Athletics Dania Bogle Mar 26, 2013

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Chanice Porter's outdoor debut at the University of Georgia has been pushed back to about mid-April as she rests an injured ankle. The IAAF World Youth Championships long jump gold medallist and high jump bronze medal ... (via Jamaica Observer)

Riley happy with CARIFTA team - Athletics Dania Bogle Mar 24, 2013

MONTEGO BAY, St James — David Riley, head coach of the Jamaican team that was named yesterday to take part in next weekend's 41st staging of the CARIFTA Championships in The Bahamas, says he is happy with the 70-member squad he has been hande ... (via Jamaica Observer)