Tag: athletics

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U-20 Championships Silver Medalist Cole Eager To Get Back To Pet Event Long Jump

World Athletics U-20 Championships 100m silver medalist Serena Cole admits she still prefers the long jump event despite an outstanding performance in the final on Wednesday. A fast-finishing Cole powered home to come in behind compatriot and high school teammate Tia Clayton, who stopped the clock in a championship record of 10.95.  Cole finished a respectable 11.14 for second spot. […]

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No Stopping Of Shericka Jackson

Jamaican World 200m Champion Shericka Jackson got back to winning ways in the shorter sprint with victory at the Meeting Internazionale di Atletica Leggera in Italy on Saturday. Jackson, who also took silver in the 100m at the recently concluded World Athletics Championships in Eugene, ran a modest, by her standards, 11.13 into a -0.2 m/s headwind to take the […]

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Fraser-Pryce, Jackson, Blake Head Up Strong Jamaica Team For 2022 World Championships

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Shericka Jackson, Yohan Blake, and Oblique Seville lead a strong 64-member Jamaica team named to compete at the 2022 World Athletics Championships from July 15-24, 2022. Also included as first-timers are 800m champion Navasky Anderson and Adelle Tracey, who will compete in both 800 and 1500m. Tracey, an American-born middle-distance runner, who also represented Great Britain, recently received […]

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Shericka Jackson Turns Up The Heat

Jamaica’s rising star, 27-year-old Shericka Jackson, was in a spanking form on the track at Jamaica’s National Senior Athletics Championships on Sunday. She put history to the track when she ran the third-fastest time on Sunday to cap her outstanding campaign at the meet. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics 100m bronze medalist sped to a world-leading 21.55s in still conditions to […]

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Edwin Allen High School And Kingston College Are 2022 “Champs”

Defending girls champion Edwin Allen and many times boys champion Kingston College are the winners of this year’s ISSA Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships. Following five days of competition, Kingston College won the Boys Championship with 372 points. Last year’s champion, Jamaica College, finished second with 300 points and Calabar High third with 170 points. In the girls’ […]

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That Girl Shelly-Ann

Photo credit: Erik van Leeuwen Assessing Fraser-Pryce’s Shot At Winning Olympic 100 And 200 Meters Double It is said that the only thing in life that ages well is fine wine. Well, at 34 years old, Shelly-Ann Fraser is proving to be like that fine wine in the world of athletics.  In 2019, her win as a 32-year-old made her […]