Jamaican Coach Tells American Colleague He Should Be Grateful

National track & field coach Raymond ‘KC’ Graham, a high school stand-out coach has blasted comments made by US Junior College coach Michael Smart about getting second-tier athletes from Jamaica. “Coach Smart has no regard or respect for Jamaican coaches when he said in an article that he got second-tier, and athletes who are not […]

Asafa Powell to run 200m at UTech Track Classic on April 17

Former 100 metres world record-holder Asafa Powell of MVP has been entered to runin the 200 metre event at the third staging of the University of Technology (UTech) Track and Field Classic at the National Stadium on April 17. The meeting, which will see a number of the top Jamaican athletes competing, with also see […]

Demus runs 52.63, as fast times light up Monaco

By Gary Smith and Steve Campbell, World-Track MONACO — American Lashinda Demus send out perhaps the most highlighted warnings before the World Championships when she hammered a world-class field that included Olympic champion Melaine Walker to win the women’s 400m hurdles at the Herculis 2009 meeting in Monaco on Tuesday. Never a contest in the […]

Monaco Grand Prix starting list

MONACO — The link below will point you to the starting lineups for the Herculis IAAF Super Grand Prix meeting in Monaco on Tuesday July 28. The meeting will feature several match-ups during the competition, which is being used by many athletes as their final preparations for the upcoming World Championships in Berlin, Germany next […]

Pittman-Rawlinson out of London GP, doubtful for Berlin

By Glen Andrews, World-Track LONDON — Jana Pittman-Rawlinson’s hunt to defend her 400metres hurdles title at the World Championships in Berlin next month took a step backward, after she suffered a bulging disc in her back, it was reported on Thursday. The Australian who recently returned to competition, following a one year layoff because of […]

Bolt, Campbell-Brown head strong Jamaican World Champs team

Olympic champions Usain Bolt, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Shelly Ann Fraser and Melaine Walker head a strong Jamaican team selected to represent the nation at next month’s IAAF World Athletics Championships in Berlin, Germany. The team also includes sprinters Kerron Stewart, who leads the world over 100m on the women’s side with a spanking 10.75seconds, Asafa Powell, […]

Germaine Mason trains with Powell, hangs out with Bolt

Germaine Mason and Asafa Powell are hanging off a stretch of industrial fencing, their arms straining as they perform leg raises at the MVP athletics track in Kingston, Jamaica. It is early morning but already the sun is blazing and their bodies glisten with sweat. This is where Jamaica’s top track and field stars – […]

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