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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.)

Men are stalling while women still flying

 

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.

VCB has not thrown in the towel!

At 36, Jamaican athlete Veronica Campbell-Brown has not thrown in the towel.
 
However, the eight-time Olympic medallist is giving herself a bit more time before she decides to head back to the track.