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IAAF President to visit Jamaica

IAAF President, Lord Sebastian Coe will visit Jamaica on June 10, 2017 to witness The Hon. Dr. Usain Bolt’s “Farewell Performance.”

2017 Penn Relays: USA vs The World Team Members

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The USA VS The World at the Penn Relays 2017 - Jamaica Team

All Media,
Please note the Jamaica Team will be as follows:

2017 IAAF/BTC World Relays Team

PRESS RELEASE

TO: MEDIA HOUSES – SPORTS DEPARTMENT
DATE: APRIL 19, 2017

SUBJECT: Jamaica’s Team to the 2017 IAAF/BTC World Relays 

THE 2017 IAAF/BTC World Relays is scheduled for April 22 - 23, 2017 AT THE - Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas.

2017 Carifta Team Members

PRESS RELEASE

TO: MEDIA HOUSES – SPORTS DEPARTMENT
DATE: MARCH 24, 2017

SUBJECT: Jamaica’s Team to the 2017 Carifta Games - Ergilio Hato Stadium, Willemstad, Curacao

THE 2017 CARIFTA GAMES IS SCHEDULED FOR April 15 - 17, 2017 AT THE ERGILIO HATO STADIUM,
WILLEMSTAD, CURACAO.

Durban set to be stripped of 2022 Commonwealth Games after late rescue effort fails

Durban is set to be stripped of its right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Wikipedia

A search to find a new city to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games is set to be launched here this weekend with Durban expected to be stripped of the event after a last-ditch attempt to save it failed.

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) are set to reluctantly accept that the South African city will not be able to stage an event it was awarded in September 2015.

IAAF set to discuss scrapping formal bidding for World Championships

By Nick Butler                                                                               Sunday, 5 February 2017 

International Association ofAthletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe is expected to propose a move away from formal bidding procedures for major events during a Council meeting here tomorrow.

2016 - 2017 Latest Results

2016 – 2017 Events Dates
MAY 2017  
All-Comers Meet #3 May 27, 2017
Pre-Fontaine Classics May 27, 2017
JISA/Tastee Prep School Champs May 25 - 27, 2017
Dakar World Challenge May 25, 2017
  Tokyo Grand Prix May 21, 2017
Jamaica International Invitational Meeting May 20, 2017
  Guadelope International May 17, 2017
Shanghai Diamond League May 13, 2017
All-Comers Meet #2 May 13, 2017
JAAA/Food for the Poor 5K May 13, 2017
 Primary School Champs         Scores       Class Winners May 10 - 13, 2017
New Harbour Village 5K Run/Walk May 07, 2017
All-Comers Meet #1 Revised May 06, 2017
Doha Diamond League May 06, 2017
NACAC Age Group Trials May 05 - 06, 2017
APRIL 2017  
Insports Junior High School Champs Apr. 29, 2017
Penn Relays Apr. 27 - 29, 2017
IAAF/BTC World Relays Apr. 22 - 23, 2017
Carifta Games                       Medal Tally Apr. 15 - 17, 2017
UTech Classics Apr. 15, 2017
NCB InterCol Champs Apr. 07 - 08, 2017
MARCH 2017  
Boys & Girls Champs Mar. 28 - Apr. 01
UWI Invitational / Final Fling Mar. 25, 2017
CCCJ Mar. 18, 2017
Seniors Link-Up #1 Mar. 18, 2017
Kingston City Run Mar. 12, 2017
Digicel GC Foster Classic Mar. 11, 2017
Central Champs Mar. 07 - 08, 2017
Melbourne CC Total Results            5K Results Mar. 05, 2017
Carifta Trials Mar. 04 - 05, 2017 
Corporate Area Development Meet   Mar. 02, 2017
FEBRUARY 2017  
Eastern Champs Feb. 27 - 28, 2017
Gibson / McCook Relays Feb. 25, 2017
Western Champs Feb. 18, 2017
SW Isaacs Henry Invitational  Feb. 18, 2017
Ben Francis Invitational  Feb. 18, 2017
Camperdown Classics Feb. 11, 2017
Milo Western Relays Feb. 11, 2017
JAAA / Puma / Jamalco Meet Feb. 04, 2017
Puma Youngster Goldsmith Feb. 04, 2017
Happy Grove Flinginz Feb. 04, 2017
St. Hugh's Swann 5K Feb. 04, 2017
JANUARY 2017  
High Mountain 5K & 10K Run/Walk Jan. 29, 2017
VCB 5K Run/Walk Jan. 29, 2017
STETHS / Grace Invitational Jan. 28, 2017
Queen's / Grace Jackson Meet  -  Live Results Jan. 28, 2017
Central Hurdles & Relays Jan. 21, 2017
McKenley/Wint Classics Jan. 21, 2017
North Central Development Jan. 21, 2017
Big Shot Invitational Jan. 21, 2017
Manchester High / Charlie Fuller Field Events Jan. 14, 2017
Douglas Forrest Invitational Jan. 14, 2017
JAAA Puma Kirkvine Jan. 14, 2017
JC R Danny Williams Purewater Jan. 08, 2017
First Chance Jan. 07, 2017
Old Harbour Bay 5K Jan. 01, 2017
DECEMBER 2016  
GC Foster Over Distant and Field Events Dec. 17, 2016
National Cross Country Trials Dec. 14, 2016
Wesley Powell HIC Invitational Dec. 10, 2016
Tyser Mills Development Meet Dec. 10. 2016
Reggae Marathon Dec. 03, 2016
NOVEMBER 2016  
G C Foster 5K Nov. 27, 2016
Seaforth High Track Classic Nov. 26, 2016

 

Bolt and Thompson named 2016 RJR Sportsman & Sportswoman of the Year

As expected, nine time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and Rio Olympics double sprint champion Elaine Thompson are the RJR Sports Foundation 2016 National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year. Both athletes received their accolades at the Awards Gala at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Friday night.