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Photo: Usain Bolt is comforted by his teammates Julian Forte (back to camera),Yohan Blake and Omar McLeod after suffering a cramp on the anchor leg of the 4x100m finals at the World Championships on Saturday.



Jamaica entered the tenth and final day of the IAAF World Championships in London hopeful of adding to the meager four medals gained over the previous nine days, and having had three finalists in the women’s 400m would have felt they had a chance of medaling in the 4x400m relay.

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Photo: Shericka Jackson (left) wins the Women's 400m finals at the Jamaica Senior Athletics Championships in June. Also in photo: Chrisann Gordon and Novlene Williams-Mills.





It was another day without medals for Jamaica at the IAAF World Championships on a wet and frigid day in London, England, but despite the lack of podium finishes for the country there were some outstanding performances from which the country will draw many positives.

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Photo: Omar McLeod strikes gld for Jamaica in London in the Men's 110m hurdles final.





Omar McLeod lifted the gloom in the Jamaican camp on Monday when he won gold in the men’s 110m hurdle final at the IAAF World Championships in London. Following two days of despair where both Usain bolt and Elaine Thompson had failed to land expected gold medals, it was left up to the Olympic Champion to deliver the goods.

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Photo: Omar McLeod winning the 110m hurdles final at the National Championships in Kingston in June. Also in photo (left) Ronald Levy and Andrew Riley.




After enduring a forgettable day two and day three at the IAAF World Championships in London, Jamaican track and field fans will be hoping for a better day four and that the country will finally land what has been an elusive gold medal.

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Photo: Omar McLeod participating at the Jamaica National Athletics Championships in June.





The Men’s 400m hurdlers set the tone for a good morning for Jamaica on Day three of the IAAF World Athletics Championships as all three athletes navigated the full lap obstacle race to advance to the semifinal round tomorrow.

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Photo: Shericka Jackson has won a medal in the 400m at consecutive global championships for Jamaica and will be looking to book her ticket to the London World Championships this weekend.

The reigning NCAA 400m champion Chrisann Gordon, is heading home to challenge for a spot on Jamaica’s World Championship team to London this summer.

The former Holmwood Technical standout, and competed recently for Texas AM university, will lock horns with 2015 World Championship and 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Shericka Jackson is the women’s 400m race.

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Photo: Jamaica's 4x400m quarter of Javon Francis,Fitzroy Dunkley,Nathon Allen and Peter Matthews show off their silver medals after Francis ran a splendid anchor leg, moving from fourth place to second place to help his team get on the podium. (Getty Images)




Jamaica claimed two relay silver medals on the final day of track and field at the Rio Olympics Games on Saturday night to take their overall tally to 11 medals, 6 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze, equalling the tally of eight years ago in Beijing, China.

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Photo: Megan Simmonds celebrates winning the Women's 100m hurdles to claim her first National title on Sunday's final day of the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior Athletics Championships.

As the curtains came down on the 2016 staging of the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior Athletics Championships, there was mix feelings of joy and disappointments coming from different circles on Sunday's final day.

There were nine scheduled finals for the championship final day. Action got going at 5:00 with action from the women’s Javelin and High Jump Finals.

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Photo: Novlene Williams-Mills won the Women's 400m in 52.29 second at the Diamond League Meet in Stockholm Sweden on Thursday. (Getty Images)

Jamaica’s 2015 mile relay Gold medallist Novlene Williams-Mills continued her preparation for the upcoming National Senior Trials and by extension the Rio Olympics with victory in the 400 metres at the Diamond League Meet in Stockholm Sweden on Thursday.

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Photo: Justin Gatlin is aiming for the sprint doble in the final Diamond League meeting of the season in Brussels.

Double World Championship silver medalist Justin Gatlin will seek to wrap up the 100m Diamond League crown. on Thursday when he takes on a quality field in Brussels. He currently leads the race with 12 point ans will go up against the Jamaican duo of Asafa Powell, Nesta Carter, Qatar’s Femi Ogunde, France Jimmy Vicaunt, Great Britain’s Ujah Chijindu.