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Kemoy Campbell Unscripted

World Athletics proudly brings you premiere episode of our new athlete interview series Unscripted, featuring former Jamaican distance runner Kemoy Campbell.

Olympians honoured at JAAA/Puma/Jamalco Development Meet

Three Olympians were honoured at the 2020 JAAA/Puma/Jamalco Development Meet on Saturday, February 01 @ Jamalco Sports Club. The honourees were; Belinda Phillips (Swimming - 1972), Jacqueline Pusey (Track & Field - 1976 & 1980) and Ethlyn Tate (Track & Field - 1988).

Postponement: 2020 IAAF World Indoor Championships

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The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) is advising Athletes and their Coaches / Managers of the following release.

World Athletics in association with the Organisers of the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Nanjing, China have agreed to postpone this year’s event to March 2021.

Eliud Kipchoge and Dalilah Muhammad named World Athletes of the Year

Posted by Athletics Weekly | Nov 23, 2019 |
Marathon star and world 400m hurdles record-holder receive top prizes at the World Athletics Awards in Monaco
Eliud Kipchoge and Dalilah Muhammad have won world athlete of the year honours at the World Athletics Awards in Monaco.

Passing of Olympian Michael Fray

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Olympian Michael Fray. He was a talented sprinter, who competed at the 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games.

Campbell Brown 'humbled' by statue unveiled in her honour

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Sprinting great, Veronica Campbell Brown, on Sunday became the latest Jamaican track and field star to have a statute unveiled in her honour at Independence Park at Jamaica’s National Stadium in Kingston.

The life-sized statue which was sculpted by the renowned Basil Watson stands next to a statue of Campbell Brown’s idol, the legendary Merlene Ottey.

Briana Williams is Track & Field News High School Girls Athlete of the Year

By   October 24, 2019  SportsMax

Track & Field News, widely recognized as the bible of the sport, has named Jamaica’s Briana Williams as the 2019 High School Girls Athlete of the Year.

The 17-year-old Williams won 14 of 19 votes for the top spot over Valor High School’s Anna Hall and Chloe Cunliffe of West Seattle, who were second and third, respectively.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce rakes in two top awards

Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has been named by BBC as one of its top 100 Women in the World for 2019.