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Jamaica's 'spoilt' male sprinters need to work harder - Bolt

Jul 09 2019

KINGSTON Olympic sprint great Usain Bolt sees struggle ahead for Jamaica's men at the world championships, claiming the Caribbean nation's "spoiled" young sprinters lack the discipline to train and the hunger for success.

Athletics: Thompson completes sprint double at Jamaican trials

Jun 23 2019

KINGSTON Olympic champion Elaine Thompson posted a world-leading 22.00 to win the 200 meters on Sunday and complete the sprint double on the last day of the Jamaican trials.

Gayle wins long jump at Jamaican trials

Jun 23 2019

KINGSTON Tajay Gayle leapt 8.24 meters to win the men's long jump at the Jamaican trials on Saturday.

Thompson scorches to 100 meters victory at Jamaica trials

Jun 21 2019

KINGSTON Olympic champion Elaine Thompson edged Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in a photo finish to win the 100m title at the Jamaican trials on Friday and book her spot at this year's world championships in Doha.

Fraser-Pryce, Thompson make easy progress at trials

Jun 20 2019

KINGSTON Three-times world champion Shelly-Anne Fraser-Pryce and training partner Elaine Thompson eased into the semi-finals of the 100 meters at the Jamaican trials for this year's world championships with neither breaking a sweat on Thursday.

Glory days gone for Jamaican men, but female sprinters still excel

Jun 18 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica As Jamaica prepares to select their world championship team, the exhilarating days of the nation's male sprinters, led by Usain Bolt, dominating the world are gone, two of the Caribbean island's top coaches say.

Fraser-Pryce blazes world leading 10.88

Jun 09 2019

KINGSTON Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's steady return to her best form continued at the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday when the twice Olympic champion blazed to a world leading 10.88 seconds in the 100 meters at the National Stadium in Kingston.

Jamaica's World Challenge meeting canceled due to financial issues

Apr 29 2019

KINGSTON Jamaica's only international invitational athletics meeting has been canceled for financial reasons, officials said on Monday, with one athlete's agent concerned it could affect their preparations for this year's world championships.

Jamaica's Fenlator-Victorian given one-year ban for doping

Apr 27 2019

KINGSTON Jamaican Winter Olympian Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian has been given a one-year ban for using the banned steroid clenbuterol ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics, the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) said.

Athletics: Jamaica sticking with June world trials dates

Feb 14 2019

KINGSTON The Jamaican Athletics Federation is sticking with its decision to hold their world championships trials during a period typically reserved for Diamond League and other meetings despite concerns from track and field stakeholders.

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