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  • Big run by Ras Emanuel

    March 4, 2018 5:00 AM 21

    RAS EMANUEL sat off the pace and got a perfect rail run at the top of the lane, running past the leaders in the 1200-metre overnight allowance event to bring the curtains down on yesterday's nine-race card. Knocking at the door since returning down in class off a three-month lay-up in February, 8-5 favourite RAS EMANUEL raced fourth while POLLY B and ARMAGEDDON

  • Levy to step up in 60m hurdles semis

    March 4, 2018 5:00 AM 21

    Ronald Levy will be aiming for an improved performance when he competes in the semi-finals of the men's 60 metres hurdles at the IAAF World Indoor Championships at the Arena Birmingham this morning (Ja Time). Levy, who has the fifth fastest time in the world this year, advanced to the semi-finals after finishing second in heat three in 7.65 seconds

  • Williams secures silver for Jamaica at World Indoors

    March 4, 2018 3:00 AM 25

    Jamaica secured its second medal of the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England on Saturday’s third day of competition. Kimberly Williams leapt a new indoor personal best of 14.48 metres to grab silver in the women's triple jump final. Williams led until the fifth round when Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela produced a world-leading 14.63 metres

  • Russell and Davis capture U-20 100m titles at Carifta Trials

    March 4, 2018 3:00 AM 19

    Calabar's Dejour Russell and Kevona Davis of Edwin Allen secured two of the 100m finals contested on Saturday's second day of competition at the junior Carifta Trials at the National Stadium. Russell produced a powerful come-from-behind performance to land the under-20 boys 100m final in 10.46 seconds. Davis was quite comfortable in landing the girls

  • Roach, Clarke into 60m semis

    March 3, 2018 3:11 PM 18

    Jamaican sprinters Kimmari Roach and Everton Clarke advanced to today’s semifinals of the men’s 60m event at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, here at the Arena Birmingham. Roach secured his spot after finishing third in heat two in 6.71 seconds. The 27-year-old Roach had to come from the back of the field, after recovering from a poor start

  • Thomas-Dodd takes silver to give Jamaica its first medal at World Indoors

    March 3, 2018 2:06 PM 23

    Twenty-five year old Jamaican shot putter Daniel Thomas-Dodd picked up Jamaica's first medal in the 2018 edition of the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England after securing silver in the women's shot put. Thomas-Dodd threw an indoor national record of 19.22m to secure her first medal for Jamaica at a World Championship. Hungarian athlete

  • Spicing up things for Champs

    March 3, 2018 5:00 AM 16

    I followed with keen interest the news that Calabar High pulled out of the Gibson McCook Relays last weekend. The uproar from the fans was expected. The Gibson McCook Relays has long been seen as a good indicator of how teams are shaping up going into the Boys and Girls' Athletic Championships. If the performances at Gibson McCook is strong, then usually

  • Patriarch to miss entire local classic campaign

    March 3, 2018 2:51 AM 19

    The most exciting 2 year old colt on show at Caymanas Park last year, will miss the entire 2018 classic campaign becausae of injury. The Anthony ‘Baba’ Nunes-trained Patriarch who captured the first two legs of the Supreme Ventures 2 Year Old Series last year, produced a dismal performance in the final leg of the series on Boxing Day. It was later discovered

  • BREAKING: Jamaican bobsleigh athlete returns adverse drug finding

    March 2, 2018 11:02 PM 16

    A Jamaican who competed at last month's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea has returned an adverse finding for a banned drug and is now facing the possibility of a four year suspension, under the rules of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). However, RJR sources have revealed that athlete returned the infraction in her "A" sample for the banned

  • Waterhouse clip Portmore United to move into RSPL top six

    March 2, 2018 12:10 AM 14

    Waterhouse have moved into the top six of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) after clipping league leaders Portmore United 1-0 at the Prison Oval on Thursday. The all-important goal came in the 66th minute through Cardel Benbow. This result moves the Drewsland-based side to 5th in the table and sit on 41 points which is two behind 4th placed Cavalier