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…

Campbell-Brown not underrating in Berlin

By Mellissa Henry World-Track Reigning World 100-metres champion Veronica Campbell-Brown will not be taking anyone lightly at the upcoming IAAF World Championships in Athletics. The Jamaican two-time Olympic 200m gold medallist plans to race in both the 100m and 200m in Berlin where is hoping to win gold in both competitions. But with the way…

Jamaica's Kerron Stewart still on song in Oslo

Oslo, Norway – Like nearly everyone else in Oslo’s famous Bislett stadium, Jamaica’s Kerron Stewart hadn’t ever seen such torrential rain at an athletics meeting. What made her almost unique was that she was ready to revel in the conditions. She eventually won the 100m at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games in Oslo, the second leg…

Fraser 10.88, Bolt 9.86 win 100m titles at Jamaica trials

KINGSTON – Shelly Ann Fraser blasted to an outstanding world-leading 10.88seconds, running into a -1.5m/s head wind to take the women’s 100m title at the Jamaica Championships on Saturday. The Olympic champion got home in front of Kerron Stewart, who finished second in 10.93 and Commonwealth Games champion Sheri Ann Brooks, third in 11.16. Usain…