Shanieka Ricketts

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Photo: Elaine Thompson-Herah barely broke a sweat to cruise home in 22.79s in rthe women's 200m while former STETHS stand-out, Junelle Bromfield was fourth in 24.33.





Heat three of the men’s 100m was the closest track event at the final staging of the Velocity Fest track and field series staged by the MVP Track Club on Saturday.

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Photo: (left) 2019 Diamond LeagueTriple Jump winner Shanieka Ricketts and Commonwealth Games 2018 Champion Kimberly Williams are not in agreement with the rule changes to the horizontal jumps brought in by the Diamond League last weekend.  





The Men’s Long Jump final at the concluding Meet of shortened the Diamond League season in Stockholm Sweden had a farcical end on Sunday, following what World Athletics deemed to be an “experiment”.

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Photo: Elaine Thompson Herah ran a wind aided 10.73s to win the women's 100m at the final in the series of the Velocity Fest Trilogy last Saturday at the Ashenheim Stadium at Jamaica College.




President of the MVP Track and Field Club, Bruce James, is quite pleased with the effort his organization made in staging the track and field event called Velocity Fest Trilogy 2020 during the month of July.

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Photo: Usain Bolt is going after yet another World Championship 100m gold medal today (photo courtesy of the Mirror)





There was major disappointment in the morning session of day two of the IAAF World Championships in London for Jamaica as pre-championship medal favourite, O’Dayne Richards, failed to advance to the final round of the Men’s Shot Put.

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Photo: Triple Jump leader Shanieka Ricketts and her husband and coach Kerry Lee Ricketts.

Over the next four days, the heights and distances that the jumpers produce will decide who walks away with the coveted titles of National Senior Champions in the horizontal and vertical jumps.

High Jump

Many had expected 2016 to provide the nation with a least one High Jump qualifier to the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio De Janero, Brazil. However the males have struggled both at the junior and senior level to crack any of the standards set for international competition.