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Jamaican Women continue success at 2019 World Athletic Championships
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Jamaican Women continue success at 2019 World Athletic Championships

The prevailing word on the street, on social media and from pundits was that Jamaica was expected to struggle at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha. Afterall Jamaica was "in transition" and "lacked strength". All of that turned out to be rubbish as the Jamaica team once shone brightly on the world stage. Sadly, athletics is still a male-focused sport and it was good to once again see Jamaica's women continue to carry the Jamaica flag high at the World Champs as they have had constantly done. Gone are the Bolts, the Powells and the Blakes but still the Jamaican women carry the torch lead by the indomitable Shelly-Ann Frazer-Pryce. If we tally Jamaica's medal haul at all the World Champs, the women, by far outshine the men in quantity and quality. If we go father and look at...
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National Stadium track gets top rating

Just in time for tomorrow’s JN/Jamaica International Invitational Meet at the National Stadium, the IAAF Class One Certification for the two-month-old Regupol track was yesterday handed over to Independence Park Limited (more…)

Vote for Top Jamaican Athletic Performances of the Year

Along with the World Athlete of the Year award the announcement of the 2008 Performance of the Year for men and women in athletics will also take place at the 2008 IAAF World Athletics Gala in Monaco on the 23rd of November. (more…)