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Janeek Bown to debut at Monaco DL

Janeek Brown to debut as pro at Monaco Diamond League

Janeek Brown, the fastest 100m hurdler in the world, will open a new chapter in her track and field career next Friday. Brown will run her first race as a professional at the Monaco leg of the IAAF Diamond League on July 11. Brown, who has lowered the Jamaican record to 12.40 seconds, will face a crack field, including the last two Olympic champions, and world record holder Kendra Harrison.

American sprinters happy Bolt has retired

Americans happy Bolt's retired.

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- In the post-Bolt world of sprinting, top American runners are enjoying new rivalries and more open races.

Ahead of their races at the Diamond League meeting known as Athletissima, Justin Gatlin and Noah Lyles spoke Thursday of enjoying duels that were harder to predict.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce runs 10.74 in Lausanne!

Fraser-Pryce superfst in Lausanne DL

Lausanne  - Two-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce powered to a dominant victory in the Diamond League 100 metres in Lausanne on Friday to confirm her return to the top of athletics.

Janeek Brown signs with Puma

Janeek Brown is now a professional

Press Release: Women's 100m Hurdles Final

June 26, 2019

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), having met and reviewed the events surrounding the Women’s 100m Hurdles Final held at the National Stadium on Sunday, June 23, 2019 made the following determinations:

Jamaica’s teams to be published soon.

Jamaica’s teams to be published soon.

Jamaica’s teams to different junior and senior to championships, including the Pan American games and the IAAF World Championships, will be selected on Monday, one day after the end of a high quality National Championships.

Press Release: 2019 IAAF World Champs

2019 World Championships

September 27 – October 06, 2019: Doha, Qatar

TO:  ALL MEDIA HOUSES

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) is in the process of finalizing arrangements for its training camp prior to the 2019 World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

From 12.80 to 12.40 in one year!

ULTIMATELY, Janeek Brown’s breakthrough was due. She was the best hurdler throughout much of the regular season, her 12.55 at the SEC moving her to No. 5 on the all-time collegiate list. All that was lacking for the Arkansas soph was to do it at Nationals, a stage where Brown had shown lots of promise but, not surprisingly for someone so young and so new to the collegiate level, no medalist finishes. (As a frosh she was 8th indoors, 5th indoors and at this year’s Indoor was 5th again.)