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An emotional speech from keynote speaker Kerry-Ann Miller at the Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce-Hugh Senior 5K Scholarship awards ceremony at Penwood Church of Christ in Waterhouse on Sunday moved some sponsors to increase their contribution to the event...

Retired Jamaican sprinter, Olympic and former world champion Usain Bolt, Remax, and Food For the Poor Jamaica recently made a positive impact on Sean Sutherland when they combined resources to build a home for him and his family. Fire destroyed...

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Secretary General Garth Gayle believes that the proposed changes to the World Athletics (IAAF) marketing and advertising policy present an opportunity for both the association and the athletes to...

President of the Jamaica Ath­letics Administrative Association (JAAA)Dr Warren Blake has heaped praises on star sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and has stated that her nomination for the IAAF World Female Athlete of the Year award is well-deserved...

TOKYO (AP): Roger Federer wants to become a five-time Olympian. Already the most successful male tennis player in terms of Grand Slam singles titles, Federer wants to add another piece of hardware to his impressive collection. If he’s healthy. “My...

Recently-crowned world 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is the lone Jamaican nominee for the IAAF's Female Athlete of the Year award. Fraser-Pryce, who won the 100m gold medal at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar recently was...

The dust is all but settled and the clouds are just about cleared on Jamaica’s 12-medal haul at the just-concluded IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Three gold, five silver, and four bronze propelled Jamaica to third on the medal table...

Danniel Thomas-Dodd could soon be putting the shot past 20m on a regular basis. That’s the view of Julian Robinson, who watched her win a historic silver medal at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Thomas-Dodd landed a disallowed throw...

Jennifer Bolt, mother of sprinting legend Usain Bolt, says she and her husband Wellesley not travelling to the just-concluded IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, had nothing to do with her son’s retirement from track and field in 2017 but was...

Jamaica IAAF World Championships team head coach Maurice Wilson says that the state of local track and field is strong after the team’s performances in Doha, Qatar. Wilson was speaking to reporters as a contingent of athletes arrived in the island...

International Media

Following Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-two-hour run for the marathon distance last weekend, we look at five other landmark moments for the sport.

The IAAF is seeking nominations for positions on three new commissions established as part of its programme of governance and integrity reforms.

Organisers of the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 have presented the official medals that will be handed out to all finishers of the mass race at the championships, which will be held on 29 March 2020.

Lelisa Desisa added a world marathon gold to the silver he won in Moscow six years ago as he and teammate Mosinet Geremew headed an Ethiopian one-two on the Corniche in conditions that were significantly more forgiving than those that had seen a slew of women marathoners pulling out on the opening day of the championships.

The IAAF is pleased to announce the results of the results of the IAAF Athletes' Commission elections which took place in Doha during the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

Malaika Mihambo landed among the all-time greats after a dominating performance in the women's long jump final on the final evening of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019. 

Timothy Cheruyiot led from gun to tape here tonight to add a world 1500m gold to the silver he collected two years ago, finishing fully two seconds clear of an eye-wateringly good field to clock 3:29.26, half a second off his 2019 world-leading mark.

Anderson Peters maintained his streak of 2019 championship success by securing the world title to become Grenada’s second world champion after one-lap star Kirani James.

In a brutal race of attrition, Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda capped a glorious year by securing the world 10,000m title to add to the world cross-country crown he secured in March.

The ‘supermom’ theme that had been set at the start of the championships by some of the first few winners of women’s titles had a reprise in the final individual track event of the week.