Dacres takes silver at WC!
National record holder Fedrick Dacres was not at his very best but he was still able to take silver in a close contest at the World championships. Dacres, who threw 66.94 metres, was beaten by his great rival, the Swede Daniel Stahl, with 67.59 metres. Lukas Weisshaidinger of Austria was third with 66.82 metres.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce takes 4th WC gold in 100m.
Jamaica stepped up their medal chase at the World Championships on day three, taking gold and silver to take the tally to three, two gold and a silver. The great Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was in scintillating shape as she spread-eagled a good field to win the 100 metres in 10.71, her fourth 100 metres World Title.
Gayle grabs Jamaica's 1st Gold in Doha!
Tajay Gayle is the toast of the town after two days of competition at the IAAF World Championships. The former Papine High school student and MVP athlete created a massive upset when he spanned 8.69 metres national record to give Jamaica’s its first ever gold medal in the long jump at a global event. The old national record of 8.62m was held by James Beckford since 1996.
Press Conference: 2019 World Champs
Danielle Williams books Wild Card
After a thrilling conclusion to the 2019 IAAF Diamond League season in Brussels Danielle Williams joined Shanieka Ricketts as wild card winners for Jamaica.
Shanieka Thomas-Ricketts take Diamond League triple jump title
Shanieka Thomas-Ricketts registered a massive upset in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday as she won the Diamond League final in the triple jump with a 14.93m personal
Thompson, McPherson win in Paris
Jamaica’s Olympic 100m and 200m champion Elaine Thompson won the 100m at the Paris Diamond League. Thompson started well and stayed strong to win in 10.98 (-0.2m/s) from the Ivory Coast’s world 100m and 200 silver medallist Marie-Jose Ta Lou, who clocked 11.13. Double world 200m champion Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands was third in 11.15
Jamaicans rampant in Birmingham
Omar McLeod, Yohan Blake, Akeem Bloomfield and Danielle Williams were winners at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was third in the 200m.