Interesting Statistics on Jamaica Olympics Track Team

A quick analysis of the selected athletes and their club and school affiliations show some interesting statistics, according work done by Oliver “Elmo” Harris.   As expected, MVP and Racers top the club grouping but it is quite surprising that Vere has gone back to the glory days and heads the school count with SIX … Continue reading Interesting Statistics on Jamaica Olympics Track Team

Usain Bolt Jamaica Trials photos by Bryan Cummings

JAAA Policy on Bolt’s Withdrawal from Olympic Trials #JaSeniorTrials

The very thought that the world’s fastest man may not compete at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this year is beginning to haunt the world after Usain Bolt was forced to pull out of Jamaica’s Olympic trials due to a hamstring injury. Coach Glen Mills confirmed that Bolt injured his right hamstring on … Continue reading JAAA Policy on Bolt’s Withdrawal from Olympic Trials #JaSeniorTrials

VCB Jamaica Trials photos by Bryan Cummings

JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships, #JaSeniorTrials Schedule Day 3

SUPREME VENTURES/ NATIONAL SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS JAMAICA ATHLETICS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATION NATIONAL STADIUM Session: 3 SENIOR TRIALS DAY 3 Day 3 - Saturday 07/02/2016 - Starts at 09:00 AM Event Round 9:00 AM - Men 200 Meter Dash Prelims 9:30 AM - Women Hammer Throw Finals 11:00 AM - Men Hammer Throw Finals 5:00 PM - Women Shot Put Finals 5:10 … Continue reading JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships, #JaSeniorTrials Schedule Day 3

Shelly Ann Fraser Jamaica Trials photos by Bryan Cummings

JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships, #JaSeniorTrials Schedule Day 2

SUPREME VENTURES/ NATIONAL SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS JAMAICA ATHLETICS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATION NATIONAL STADIUM Session: 2 SENIOR TRIALS DAY 2 Day 2 - Friday 07/01/2016 - Starts at 05:00 PM Event Round 5:00 PM - Men Pole Vault Finals 5:30 PM - Women Discus Throw Finals 5:30 PM - Men 100 Meter Dash MASTERS Finals 5:30 PM - Men 400 Meter Dash … Continue reading JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships, #JaSeniorTrials Schedule Day 2

Usain Bolt Jamaica Trials photos by Bryan Cummings

JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships, #JaSeniorTrials Schedule Day 1

SUPREME VENTURES/ NATIONAL SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS JAMAICA ATHLETICS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATION NATIONAL STADIUM Session: 1 SENIOR TRIALS DAY 1 Day 1 - Thursday 06/30/2016 - Starts at 10:00 AM Event Round 10:00 AM - Men 100 Meter Dash QUALIFIERS Prelims 5:30 PM - Men Javelin Throw Finals 5:32 PM - Men Triple Jump Finals 6:05 PM - Women 400 Meter Hurdles … Continue reading JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships, #JaSeniorTrials Schedule Day 1

Usain Bolt and Other Sprinting Stars Through to Semis, #JaSeniorTrials

Usain Bolt is safely through to tomorrow's men's 100m semi-final but Nickel Ashmeade left yesterday's opening day of the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Limited National Senior Championships as the most impressive qualifier.  Earlier, Clive Pullen produced a personal best 16.90m to win the men's triple jump event and book his ticket to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. … Continue reading Usain Bolt and Other Sprinting Stars Through to Semis, #JaSeniorTrials

Watch: Usain Bolt wins 100m heats and Julian Forte disqualified #JaSeniorTrials

The lady of misfortune struck in the men's 100m heats today, as Julian Forte was disqualified, at The JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships; however, Usain Bolt managed to make it through to the next rounds with 10.15s.   ***** About the writer: Poetess Denise N. Fyffe is a published author for more than six years and … Continue reading Watch: Usain Bolt wins 100m heats and Julian Forte disqualified #JaSeniorTrials

Usain Bolt ‘almost falls over,’ beats Yohan Blake, Asafa Powell

Bolt’s winning streak, the longest of his career by days, endures another test. Usain Bolt nearly fell but still beat his two biggest domestic rivals, Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell, in a pre-Jamaica Olympic Trials showdown in Kingston on Saturday night. Video of the race is here. Bolt, the six-time Olympic champion, clocked 9.88 seconds in a 100m race, his fastest … Continue reading Usain Bolt ‘almost falls over,’ beats Yohan Blake, Asafa Powell

#JaSeniorTrials: Nine athletes through to 100m quarter finals 

MVP's Kevaun Rattan was the fastest qualifier following first round action of the Men's 100m this morning at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships inside the National Stadium. Rattan won the first heat in 10.37 seconds. The others to advance to the next round are, Ramon Barnwell (10.39), Ryan Shields (10.44), Kemah Green (10.47) , … Continue reading #JaSeniorTrials: Nine athletes through to 100m quarter finals 

JAAA Supreme Venures National Senior Championships, Olympic Trials

The JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships, Gets Underway in Kingston Jamaica

The four day, JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships 2016, begins today June 30, 2016. It is expected to be a great event. The Jamaican athletes will all be on display and attempt to qualify for the Jamaican National Team; representing the country at the Rio Olympics, in summer. According to the Jamaica Observer, "The … Continue reading The JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships, Gets Underway in Kingston Jamaica