KINGSTON, Jamaica: Senator Gabriela Morris, the Opposition Shadow Minister for Youth and Sports, is demanding that the Government takes a proactive and progressive approach to sports management. The World Cup Qualifiers for football (Road to Qatar) presents an opportunity to revive the industry in a safe way. Senator Morris believes that the most recent directive from the GOJ which prevents vaccinated spectators from attending matches is prohibitive.
Former Brazilian soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento "Pele" has been in the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo for 6 days after undergoing a series of routine examinations.
NAIROBI, Kenya, August 22, 2021 - Jamaica's men's and women's 4x400M teams both won silver medals the World Athletics Under-20 championships in Nairobi, Kenya on Sunday.
NAIROBI, Kenya, August 22, 2021 - Jamaica's women's 4x100m team ran an under-20 world record 42.94 seconds to win the gold medal in Sunday's final session of the World Athletics Under-20 Championships at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya.
EUGENE, Oregon - Two-time Olympic 100m champion Elaine Thompson-Herah ran a record 10.54 seconds, the second-fastest women's 100m of all time, ahead of fellow Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to win at Saturday’s Wanda Diamond League meeting in Eugene.
Tokyo, Japan, August 6, 2021 - The Jamaican female quartet of Briana Williams, Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson comprising the women 4x100m team, this morning gave their country an independence gift clocking a national record 41.02 seconds at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, for Jamaica's first gold in the event since 2004 in Athens.
TOKYO, Japan, August 6, 2021 - Bahamian 400m sensation Shaunae Miller-Uibo successfully defended her 400m Olympic title today in Tokyo, taking the gold medal in a new personal best time of 48.36.
TOKYO, Japan, August 5, 2021 - Reigning world champion Steven Gardiner added the Olympic title to his growing list of accolades winning the men’s 400m gold medal in a time of 43.85 seconds at the Tokyo National Stadium.
TOKYO, Japan, August 5, 2021 - Jamaica’s Hansle parchment shocked world champion Grant Holloway and created a monumental upset to win gold in the 110m hurdles at the Olympic finals in Tokyo Japan.
TOKYO, Japan – August 2, 2021 - Megan Tapper is the first Jamaican ever to win a medal in the women’s sprint hurdles at the Olympics, after speeding to 12.55 seconds to take bronze in Tokyo.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 31, 2021 - Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness has congratulated Jamaican sprinters Elaine Thompson-Herah; Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson for smashing the Olympic Record and and sweeping the medals 1-2-3 in the women's 100m event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
TOKYO, Japan, July 31, 2021 - Billed as one of the greatest sprint races of all time, Jamaica’s sprinting sensation, Elaine Thompson-Herah ran an Olympic and National Record 10.61 seconds (-0.6m/s), successfully defending her 100m Olympic title as Jamaica swept the event 1-2-3 at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium on Saturday.
As a short-distance track and field runner in high school and college, I often found myself wondering which of the eight or sometimes nine lanes on the track was the fastest. It was conventional wisdom that the middle lanes – lanes three through six – were the best.