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Jacques Harvey Leaves MVP Track Club For Lance Brauman’s Camp

Reports indicate that one of Jamaica’s most promising young sprinters, 21 year old Jacques Harvey, has left the MVP Track Club for the programme of Florida-based coach Lance Brauman. There he will reportedly join up with fellow Jamaicans Ramone McKenzie and Nickel Ashmeade along with American superstar Tyson Gay.

Harvey’s most notable achievements thus far are: (1) Winning gold in the 100m (time of 10.14 seconds) at the 2011 World University Games in China and (2) Winning the college 100m race at the Penn Relays earlier this year.




Posted: September 10th, 2012 | Filed under: General | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Nesta Carter & Anneisha McLaughlin Win at International athletic Meet in Padua, Italy

Jamaican sprinters Nesta Carter and Anneisha McLaughlin won their respective races at the International athletic Meet in Padua, Italy, yesterday.

Carter won the 100m with a new meeting record of 10.09 seconds, while McLaughlin took the women’s 200m in a time of 22.70 seconds.




Posted: September 3rd, 2012 | Filed under: General | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Weir, Parchment & Bailey-Cole Win Races At Kamila Skolimowska Memorial Meet In Poland

Young Jamaican track and field stars, Warren Weir, Hansle Parchment and Kemar Bailey-Cole, all won their respective races at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial Meet in Poland yesterday.

Jamaica’s Olympic 200m bronze medalist Warren Weir won the 200m race in a time of 20.49 seconds. Jamaica’s Olympic 100m hurdles bronze medallist Hansle Parchment won the 100m race at the event with time of 13.34 seconds. Kemar Bailey-Cole, a member of Jamaica’s 4x100m relay team, won the 100m race at the meet in a time of 10.24 seconds.




Posted: August 20th, 2012 | Filed under: General | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »