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New champion Gayle can go on to break long jump world record, coach says

29 Sep 2019

DOHA Tajay Gayle, Jamaica's first world long-jump champion, can go on to break the world record, his coach Stephen Francis said on Sunday.

Jamaica name Williams in Doha team despite positive dope test

11 Sep 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica Briana Williams was named in Jamaica's team for the world athletics championships in Doha on Wednesday despite facing a hearing into a positive doping test.

Doping - Jamaican under-20 world champ Williams tests positive

28 Aug 2019

KINGSTON Jamaica's world under-20 double sprint gold medallist Briana Williams has tested positive for a banned diuretic, her lawyer has told Reuters, potentially ruling her out of the world athletics championships in Doha.

Jamaica's 'spoilt' male sprinters need to work harder - Bolt

10 Jul 2019

KINGSTON Olympic sprint great Usain Bolt sees struggle ahead for Jamaica's men at the world championships, claiming the Caribbean nation's "spoiled" young sprinters lack the discipline to train and the hunger for success.

Thompson completes sprint double at Jamaican trials

24 Jun 2019

KINGSTON Olympic champion Elaine Thompson posted a world-leading 22.00 to win the 200 metres on Sunday and complete the sprint double on the last day of the Jamaican trials.

Athletics: Gayle wins long jump at Jamaican trials

23 Jun 2019

KINGSTON Tajay Gayle leapt 8.24 metres to win the men's long jump at the Jamaican trials on Saturday.

Thompson scorches to 100 meters victory at Jamaica trials

22 Jun 2019

KINGSTON Olympic champion Elaine Thompson edged Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in a photo finish to win the 100m title at the Jamaican trials on Friday and book her spot at this year's world championships in Doha.

Fraser-Pryce, Thompson make easy progress at trials

21 Jun 2019

KINGSTON Three-times world champion Shelly-Anne Fraser-Pryce and training partner Elaine Thompson eased into the semi-finals of the 100 metres at the Jamaican trials for this year's world championships with neither breaking a sweat on Thursday.

Glory days gone for Jamaican men, but female sprinters still excel

18 Jun 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica As Jamaica prepares to select their world championship team, the exhilarating days of the nation's male sprinters, led by Usain Bolt, dominating the world are gone, two of the Caribbean island's top coaches say.

Athletics: Fraser-Pryce blazes world leading 10.88

09 Jun 2019

KINGSTON Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's steady return to her best form continued at the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday when the twice Olympic champion blazed to a world leading 10.88 seconds in the 100 metres at the National Stadium in Kingston.

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'Everyone was in the loop' about Ukraine pressure campaign

A U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday that "everyone was in the loop" about a Trump administration effort to get Ukraine to carry out investigations that might ultimately benefit U.S. President Donald Trump, including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.