Athletics

Athletics

Jamaica’s Briana Williams Set To Go Big!

Rising Jamaican sensational sprint star Briana Nichole Williams, is seeking to go big for Jamaica. Since taking to the track, the young athletic star has not looked back and has credited the “Jamaican tradition” for her prowess in spikes. Although born in the U.S., Williams has opted for her Jamaican roots rather than the place of birth. Briana is the […]

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Asafa Powell — A Force Still To Be Reckoned With

Former world record holder Asafa Powell ran a season’s best 10.02 seconds in the men’s 100 meters  at the Bayer Classic in Germany.  He took second place in the event behind winner Arthur Cisse who ran 9.93. It was the fastest time Powell was running since he clocked 10.01 at the Zagreb World Challenge Meet in Croatia in September of […]

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Jamaica’s Britany Anderson Ran Fastest Time

Jamaica’s Britany Anderson ran 12.72, the fastest ever 100m hurdles time by an Under 18 athlete, in winning the final at the European Athletics Permit Meet in Motonet, Finland. Although she was helped by a 4.1m/s following wind, Anderson’s time was so much faster than the world U18 best of 12.94 set by compatriot Yanique Thompson, she could well have […]

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Olympian Dr. Cynthia Thompson Dead At 96

Olympian Dr. Cynthia Thompson has died. The 96-year-old passed away on Friday afternoon at the University Hospital of the West Indies after a brief illness. Minister of Sport in Jamaica, Olivia Grange, has expressed sadness at the passing of Thompson. “I am very sad at the passing of Dr. Cynthia Thompson. On this day (Friday) when we celebrated our women […]