Jamaican Officials Satisfied With #Rio2016 #Olympics Village 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Chef de Mission of Jamaica’s team to the 2016 Olympic Games, Vishu Tolan, says preparations for the team’s full arrival in the Athletes’ Village have gone smoothly. Tolan, who arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Monday was also pleased with the state of Jamaica’s accommodations in light of complaints from other … Continue reading Jamaican Officials Satisfied With #Rio2016 #Olympics Village 

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins the 100m finals

Shelly Fraser-Pryce Is As Good As Ever – Coach Francis #RioGoldRush #JAinRio #Rio2016

  RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Coach Stephen Francis is expecting two-time defending 100m Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to be as good as ever in Rio and believes she will be pushed by her underdog tag, after her injury-riddled season. Fraser-Pryce has been held back this year due to a serious toe injury but Francis toldThe … Continue reading Shelly Fraser-Pryce Is As Good As Ever – Coach Francis #RioGoldRush #JAinRio #Rio2016

2016 Rio Olympics: JAAA vs. Jason ‘Dadz’ Morgan

By: Denise N. Fyffe Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe There has been a firestorm of controversy following the Jamaica Senior Trials, held in Kingston Jamaica, this month. Taking the center stage is the non-selection of Jamaican discus thrower, Jason Morgan, by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de … Continue reading 2016 Rio Olympics: JAAA vs. Jason ‘Dadz’ Morgan

Beenie Man Sponsors Jamaican Gymnasts For Olympics

It is always heartwarming to see persons who have achieved a fair level of success share some of their blessings. The popular Dancehall entertainer Beenie Man is certainly doing his part to help ensure that the journey for at least two Jamaican gymnasts will be a smooth one. According to The Star, the grammy-award-winning artiste whose real … Continue reading Beenie Man Sponsors Jamaican Gymnasts For Olympics

Nike’s New Spike Prepares Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce for Historical Race

The 100 meters, for all its brevity, is best understood as a series of moments. Sprint experts break the event into three phases — drive, maximum velocity and maintenance. Sprinters tackle these phases through either a stride-rate or stride-length approach, meaning some sprinters are superb off the blocks; others, expert at catching pace deep in … Continue reading Nike’s New Spike Prepares Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce for Historical Race

Watch: Simone Facey and Yohan Blake Win 200m Finals #JaSeniorTrials

Several finals closed off the JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships on Sunday evening; including the mens and women's 200 metres finals. Yohan Blake was crowned double sprint champion, of the men's 100 meters and 200 meters and proved that he is returning to his most formidable form. Simone Facey also rose to the top of … Continue reading Watch: Simone Facey and Yohan Blake Win 200m Finals #JaSeniorTrials

Javon Francis wins mens 400m

Watch: Javon Francis and Stephenie Ann McPherson Win the Men’s and Women’s 400m #JaSeniorTrials

Several finals closed the off the JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships on Sunday evening; including the men's and women's 400 metres finals. By evening's end, Javon Francis and Stephenie Ann McPherson were crowned the National Champions. They are expected to represent Jamaica, at the Rio Olympics, in Brazil this summer. Javon 'donkeyman' Francis wins men's 400m final … Continue reading Watch: Javon Francis and Stephenie Ann McPherson Win the Men’s and Women’s 400m #JaSeniorTrials

yohan blake wins 100m

Watch: Yohan Blake, Nickel Ashmeade, Julian Forte and Warren Weir Through to 200m Finals #JaSeniorTrials

With enough controversy to last a year, the Jamaican male sprinters, Yohan Blake, Nickel Ashmeade, Julian Forte and Warren Weir  choose to play it safe in qualifying for the men's 200 meters finals. It will be run on Sunday, July 3, 3016 at the National Stadium, in Kingston Jamaica. Having been disqualified from the men's 100 … Continue reading Watch: Yohan Blake, Nickel Ashmeade, Julian Forte and Warren Weir Through to 200m Finals #JaSeniorTrials

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Watch: Elaine Thompson, Fraser-Pryce and VCB Through to 200m Finals #JaSeniorTrials

Saturday evening offered up expected results for the women's 200 meters semi-finals. All top three women, Elaine Thompson, Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce and Veronica Campbell Brown, made it through to tomorrow's finals. We expect tough competition, for Veronica Campbell, as she placed third in her semi and made it through on time. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in Women's 200m … Continue reading Watch: Elaine Thompson, Fraser-Pryce and VCB Through to 200m Finals #JaSeniorTrials

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Watch: Controversy Overshadows Yohan Blakes Win of 100m Finals #JaSeniorTrials

The imp of Jamaican sports mischief, Oral Tracey is perhaps dreaming up a dozy of a commentary for TVJ Sports this weekend. After all, he did comment of the false start rules this week and its application to a top Jamaican athlete; albeit, Usain Bolt. See article (Follow The Trace | What If Bolt False-Starts? … Continue reading Watch: Controversy Overshadows Yohan Blakes Win of 100m Finals #JaSeniorTrials