All Blog Posts Tagged 'Track' (14)

Inside "Champs," the Jamaican Track Meet That's Hiding the Next Usain Bolt

Looking for the next Fastest Human Alive? Start here.

By: Editors at GQ

Photography by: Nils Ericson

Maybe you've noticed: Jamaica is home to the fastest athletes alive. In track events at…


Added by CShout1 on July 27, 2018 at 2:51pm — No Comments

2018 Champs highlighted Jamaica's Sprint Pedigree

Added by CShout1 on March 25, 2018 at 10:53am — No Comments

A New Queen, Elaine Thompson Reigns - Long Live Queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Elaine Thompson was crowned Olympic 100m champion following a scintillating 10.71 seconds run which also ended compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s bid for a third-consecutive title here inside the Olympic Stadium last night.

Fraser-Pryce, who won back-to-back titles in 2008 and…


Added by CShout1 on August 14, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Usain Bolt out to dominate his final Olympics


Usain Bolt, the fastest man who has ever lived, has withstood a balky hamstring, a needy public and precocious challengers for nine years. Now, he plans to finish his unprecedented Olympic career with three more gold medals.…


Added by CShout1 on July 15, 2016 at 8:48am — No Comments

Calabar and Edwin Allen rule Champs 2016

Ashley ‘Felix’ Williams (centre), of Holmwood, celebrates upon winning the Class One 200m final in 24.02 secs ahead of St Jago’s Shanice Reid (left) who was third in 24.42 secs and Reid’s teammate Natalliah Whyte.

By: Sherdon Cowan - Jamaica…


Added by CShout1 on March 20, 2016 at 7:42am — No Comments

CHAMPS 2016 is underway......Day 1 snaps.


Added by CShout1 on March 16, 2016 at 9:29am — No Comments

Champs, the greatest school athletics meet, gets cracking today

CALABAR High and Edwin Allen High are favourites to retain their ISSA/ GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championship titles respectively as action in the 106th staging of the prestigious event starts today at 1:00 pm at the National Stadium.

Calabar High are…


Added by CShout1 on March 15, 2016 at 9:14am — No Comments

Powell excited as he nears 100 sub-10 seconds races

MONTEGO BAY, St James -- Asafa Powell says he is excited about his chance to become the first man in the history of track and field to run 100 legal sub-10 seconds clocking in the 100m race.

At the end of the 2015 season Powell, who was part of the Jamaican team to win the gold…


Added by CShout1 on October 5, 2015 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Usain Bolt man of steel

(L) Visual artist Diedel Kloever poses with ‘Bolt of Bolts’. (R) Diedel Kloever’s creation ‘Bolt of Bolts’

THOUSANDS of fans have been converging on an exhibition dubbed 'Yard Art' in the town of Varel,…


Added by CShout1 on September 23, 2015 at 10:27am — No Comments

The "Pocket Rocket" Queen of the Track reigns supreme!!!!



Added by CShout1 on August 24, 2015 at 8:56pm — No Comments

The Brilliance of Bolt! Usain delivers his greatest miracle in beating Justin Gatlin

By: Tom Fordyce - BBC Sports

From a man who has delighted in pulling off the impossible, this was perhaps the greatest miracle of all.

We often compare Usain Bolt to Muhammad Ali - not for his…


Added by CShout1 on August 24, 2015 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Usain Bolt: I can break my records!

It has been more than five years since Jamaican superstar…


Added by CShout1 on April 15, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Jamaica's 2010 High School Track & Field Championships - One for the ages!!!!!

For all Track & Field lovers, all die hard supporters of their alma mater, this one was for the ages, this one was for the record books. It could not have been scripted any better. Through three days of competition the Boys and Girls Champion's bragging rights was up for grabs. You could get all the same odds on everyone. KC, Calabar, JC, Munro and sentimental favorites Wolmers Boys. For the ladies it was St. Jago, Edwin Allen, Vere and the… Continue

Added by CShout1 on March 28, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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