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 |  Written by Oshae Hudson  |  0

Photo: Kim Collins (Getty Images)

“I'm like a fine wine. I get better with age. The best is yet to come." So says the sprint sensation hailing from the island of St Kitts and Nevis, Mr Kim Collins, who may be getting up in age, but he’s still showing why he’s a national hero in the twin island federation .

Collins, who at the age of 38 continues to run fast times and in the process rewriting the record books in athletics.

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Photo: Minister of Sports - Natalie Nieta-Headley and the Chinese coaches

GC Foster College closed the special sprinting course for the six Chinese coaches who are in Jamaica as part of a government to government (Jamaica to China) scholarship arrangement. The graduation exercise was held at the Knustford Court Hotel in Kingston.

The six coaches who graduated last night are Li Xiumei, Yan Juntao, Chen Hongtao, Yan Hui, Zhang Yingbo and Wang Anlee They received a special diploma in sprinting. The course was patterned off the IAAF course for the discipline.

 |  Written by Dwayne Richards  |  0

Photo: Yohan Blake sitting in the track after pulling up in the men's 100m in Glagow (AFP)

Jamaicans and track and field fans the world over held their collective breaths as former World 100m Champion Yohan Blake grabbed at his hamstring before falling to the ground in the final track event on day 1 one the Diamond League event in Glasgow Scotland.

 |  Written by Dwayne Richards  |  0

Photo: Kirani James (Getty Images)

The USA swept the top three positions in the men’s 100m at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne Switzerland yesterday with Justin Gatlin getting the best of the fields with an impressive 9.80s ahead of Tyson Gay 9.93 and Mike Rodgers 9.98. Jamaica’s Kemar Bailey-Cole could only manage 5th in 10.14s. Gatlin was impressive in controlling the race from start to finish while it was a solid performance from Gay who returned from a one year drug suspension.

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 L - R
Rosa Joseph - Chairperson of GC Foster board, His Excellency Dong Xiaojun - ambassador for the Peoples Republic of China, Dr. Warren Blake - president of JAAA, Dr. Anlee Wang - leader of the group of 6 Chinese who r here for the gov. to gov. scholarships  

 

The six Chinese coaches who are in Jamaica for a special one month course in sprinting at GC Foster College were feted at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston Thursday night.

 

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Photo: Chinese coaches who are in Jamaica on track and field scholarships

 

Six Chinese Coaches arrived in the island Saturday night for the start of the government to government scholarships offered to China by the Jamaican government.

The six represent a portion of the 10 scholarships which were offered.  The other four who will arrive in September will be full time students at the college and will focus on sprinting.

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Photo: Alfred "Frano" Francis - race director

 

Kingston, Jamaica; The Everyone’s a Winner Best Dressed Chicken Road Race Series will stage a grand finale on Sunday, June 15 at Hope Gardens. The three-race series began on March 23 with a 5K and increased to 6K on April 13. The series will end this Sunday, Fathers Day, with a 7K run and walk and an optional 5K run.

 

 |  Written by Dwayne Richards  |  0

Photo: Shanoya Swaby anchors Hydel to gold in the Girls 4x200m relay ahead of Our Lady of the Angels Prep and Quest Prep.

 

Protest action at the end of an intriguing 2014 Jamaica Independent Schools Association (JISA)/Serge Island National Prep Schools Boys’ and Girls’ Track and Field Championships at the National Stadium on Saturday ruined what was a beautiful spectacle of track and field.

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