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Birthday girl Elaine Thompson wins first National Title

Birthday girl Elaine Thompson wins first National Title

Elaine ‘Slimmaz’ Thompson is now a household name in Jamaican track and field. The Banana Ground, Manchester native crowned herself in glory with a facile win in the women’s 200m finals to claim her first national senior title. What made it even more special was the fact that the win came on her 23rd birthday. […]

Ashmeade pips Weir to claim 200M crown

Ashmeade pips Weir to claim 200M crown

The men’s 200m finals pitted perennial rivals Nickel Ashmeade and Warren Weir against each other. Julian Forte who ran 20.04 in the semi-finals and defending champion Rasheed Dwyer were the other top contenders. Forte ran a brilliant first half of the race and appeared to have a bit in reserve coming off the curve with […]

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Dacres triumphs in the battle of the 'Lions', Jamaica College's Clayton Brown wins second title.

Dacres triumphs in the battle of the ‘Lions’, Jamaica College’s Clayton Brown wins second title.

  Jamaica’s Discus program is in a rich vein of form and though no dizzying marks were registered, the competitive and entertainment value was far from diminished as three of Calabar High School’s distinguished throwing alumni battled for supremacy at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Limited 2015 National track and Field Championships.   The three big ‘Lions’, […]

Omar McLeod scorches track with World Leading 12.97 to capture 1st Senior 110M Hurdles Title

Omar McLeod scorches track with World Leading 12.97 to capture 1st Senior 110M Hurdles Title

It was billed as a ‘Three the hard way clash’ by Team Jamaica Sports in its 110m Hurdles Preview with ‘Omar McLeod poised to upstage Hansle Parchment and Andrew Riley’. The race unfolded as previewed and it was breathtaking to watch. Hansle Parchment needed to be close to his record setting shape of 2014 if […]

Natoya Goule and Simoya Campbell Beijing bound after memorable 800m final

Natoya Goule and Simoya Campbell Beijing bound after memorable 800m final

  The look on Natoya Goule’s face as she glanced across at the clock told the story. Simoya Campbell’s already infectious smile got much wider. The future of Jamaican 800m which has been promising so much since Goule stepped up as heir to long-time stalwart and National Record Holder Kenia Sinclair was finally here. The […]

Janieve Russell, Annsert Whyte secure 400m Hurdles Titles

Janieve Russell, Annsert Whyte secure 400m Hurdles Titles

Janieve Russell was the overwhelming favourite to win her first National Senior 400m hurdles title and the 21 year old did not disappoint, even if she had to work a little harder than many anticipated. The 2014 Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist is the only Jamaican other than Kaliese Spencer to go sub 55 so far […]

No point to prove says the Pocket Rocket

No point to prove says the Pocket Rocket

She had no point to prove. No message to send. She did not need to run at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior Track and Field Championships but Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce needed to see where she was at after missing a few races due to some discomfort in her leg. When the starter’s gun fired, the Pocket […]

Asafa Powell commiserates with Yohan Blake... confident Usain Bolt and the other Jamaican sprinters will be ready for US Challenge

Asafa Powell commiserates with Yohan Blake… confident Usain Bolt and the other Jamaican sprinters will be ready for US Challenge

Former world record holder Asafa Powell, who last night won yet another 100m National Senior title came out in support of 2011 IAAF World Champion who finished 6th in his semi-final and failed to make the final. “It’s very sad what happened with Yohan (Blake). He just needs to take his time to get back […]

No stopping the Sub 10 King Asafa Powell

No stopping the Sub 10 King Asafa Powell

  Asafa Powell first won the National Senior Title over 100m in 2003. Many have written him off even at the national level, calling time on his career, even suggesting that he gives his legions of adoring female fans more to appreciate by taking up a career as a model.Twelve years, a few world records, […]

Women's 400m Hurdles Preview - Janieve 'Jellyfish' Russell to book Beijing Ticket

Women’s 400m Hurdles Preview – Janieve ‘Jellyfish’ Russell to book Beijing Ticket

The 2014 Diamond League 400m hurdles race series winner Kaliese Spencer has a wild card to the Beijing World Championships which means Jamaica will be sending four representatives to the track and field showpiece in August. Spencer will be in action at the 2015 JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior Track and Field Championships (“Trials”) and will […]