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We 'Jaminate' on and off the field

We ‘Jaminate’ on and off the field

  It was a truly a carnival-like atmosphere on the final day of the 121st staging of the Penn Relays at the Franklin Field Stadium on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Team Jamaica was visible everywhere – the thousands cheering in the stands donning various combinations of the majestic national colours of Black, […]

O'Hara leads 'Invincibles' to record breaking win, Marvin Williams and STETHS shine

O’Hara leads ‘Invincibles’ to record breaking win, Marvin Williams and STETHS shine

  The ‘lifting’ of the ban on Michael O’Hara gave the Jamaicans present at the Franklin Field Stadium and those watching and following worldwide the opportunity to see this remarkable athlete demonstrate why he is seen by many as one of the heirs to the throne of Jamaican sprint stardom. The gifted O’Hara showcased his […]

USA vs JAMAICA PENN RELAYS Review - Battle Lines drawn in IAAF World Relays 'Rehearsals'

USA vs JAMAICA PENN RELAYS Review – Battle Lines drawn in IAAF World Relays ‘Rehearsals’

  It may have been called the USA vs the Rest of the World in a series of relay events but the organizers could have easily renamed it USA vs Jamaica. In what was a mini preview of the battles to come at the 2nd IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas, the USA came out […]

UTech Knights 'slay' rivals in dominant display at 2015 Penn Relays

UTech Knights ‘slay’ rivals in dominant display at 2015 Penn Relays

  The University of Technology (UTech Knights) enhanced its burgeoning reputation as one of the top universities in track and field sprinting winning three of its four relays on the final day. The ‘Knights’ got the ball rolling when its crack team of Andrew Fisher, Julian Forte, Kemarley Brown and Tyquendo Tracey on anchor showed […]

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'Sub10 King' Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson and Javon Francis return as Team Jamaica takes on the USA.

‘Sub10 King’ Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson and Javon Francis return as Team Jamaica takes on the USA.

  One of the most awesome sights at Penn Relays every year is the thousands of cheering flag waving Jamaicans resplendent in the world famous Black, Green and Gold national colours as the Franklin Field Stadium is transformed into one big Jamaican party.     It should be more of same on Saturday’s final day […]

2015 PENN RELAYS Day 2 Review: Brilliant Saqukine Cameron stars as Edwin Allen High and Holmwood Technical High secure wins.

2015 PENN RELAYS Day 2 Review: Brilliant Saqukine Cameron stars as Edwin Allen High and Holmwood Technical High secure wins.

  Saqukine Cameron is no ordinary athlete and place a baton in her hand and she meta-morphs into ‘beast mode’. Cameron displayed in no uncertain manner why she is one of the most feared relay runners at the high school level turning in two scintillating performances to pilot her team Edwin Allen High to repeat […]

2015 PENN RELAYS Day 1 Review: Jamaican favourites book spots in finals

2015 PENN RELAYS Day 1 Review: Jamaican favourites book spots in finals

  Team Jamaica, as expected brought lots of heat to the chilly conditions at Franklin Field Stadium on Thursday as the 121st Penn relays kicked into high gear. The top Jamaican teams advanced to the finals of their Championship of America events and several Jamaicans distinguished themselves in individual finals on Day 2. Team Jamaica […]

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Jaheel Hyde will not run at 2015 Penn Relays

Jaheel Hyde will not run at 2015 Penn Relays

  March 23, 2015 The management team for Jaheel Hyde has taken the decision that despite the controversy and subsequent rulings regarding Hyde’s status of eligibility at Penn Relays our position for ‘brand Hyde’ is to abide by the ruling as released by ISSA. The next events for Jaheel Hyde will be his participation on […]

Michael O’Hara will run at 2015 Penn Relays

Michael O’Hara will run at 2015 Penn Relays

  March 23, 2015: This serves to inform the public that Michael O’Hara has been declared eligible by the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (“PIAA”) to participate in the 2015 staging of the Penn Relays. O’Hara’s aggressive legal team, lead by local based Attorney Donovan St. L. Williams of the firm Donovan St. L. Williams & […]

2015 Penn Relays Day 1 Schedule - Thursday

2015 Penn Relays Day 1 Schedule – Thursday

  College Women’s 400m Hurdles Championship 10:00 AM Janieve Russell – UTech Rushell Clayton – UWI Mona Ronda Whyte – G.C. Foster High School Girls’ 400m Hurdles Championship 10:20 AM AM Genekee Leith St. Jago Junelle Bromfield – St. Elizabeth Tech Andrenette Knight – St. Jago Ranae Mckenzie – Manchester Shanice Clarke – Vere Technical […]