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Kirani James and rising star Brianna Williams added to Racers Grand Prix

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The London 2012 Olympic 400m champion Kirani James of Grenada and rising Jamaican star Brianna Williams have been added to the stars for the JN Racers Grand Prix scheduled for Saturday, June 9. The 25 year-old James,...

Foster’s Fairplay | Racers Grand Prix Gets Thumbs Up!

The inaugural staging of the Racers Grand Prix has come and gone. The event was conceived among shouts of "can the country afford it" and "we already have a world-class meet? This column viewed all that as fair comment....

Sponsors loving Racers Grand Prix experience

Since its inception, the JN Racers Grand Prix has been “so nice” that various stakeholders are beaming with excitement about this year's third staging. Despite the absence of the legendary Usain Bolt, who has retired, sponsors of the world-class event...

Bright future – Bolt says Racers Grand Prix in good hands despite his absence

Having pulled a galaxy of stars and thousands of fans to the JN Racers Grand Prix over the last two years, track legend Usain Bolt believes his absence won't affect the pulling power of the event. Bolt, considered the greatest...

The Queen is back! – Fraser Pryce set for JN Racers Grand Prix

“The Queen is Back”, screams the big headline as the JN Racers Grand Prix organisers confirmed that two-time Olympic 100m champion Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce will be competing on Saturday. Fraser Pryce, who won gold in the 100m at the...

Bolt, Mills satisfied with 9.88s clocking at JN Racers Grand Prix

Despite what sprint superstar Usain Bolt described as “a horrible start”, the triple world record holder ran a season’s best 9.88 seconds (1.0m/s) to win the Men’s 100 metres at Saturday’s inaugural JN Racers Grand Prix at the National...

Yohan Blake Headlines Food for the Poor’s Saturday 5K Fundraiser

External Article Previously Published: http://blogs.trb.com/community/news/deerfield_beach/forum/2012/11/#entry-321523 With Thanksgiving less than a week away, Food for the Poor is thinking of local families in need as well as those in 17 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America. It is asking participants in...

Gov’t ploughs $18m into Racers Grand Prix

The Jamaican Government, through the State-run Sports Development Fund (SDF), has committed US$150,000 ($18.8m) to the inaugural Racers Grand Prix set for June 11. Olivia “Babsy” Grange, the minister of sports, made the announcement at her office on Trafalgar Road...

Seiko donates athletic equipment to Jamaica’s Racers Track Club

External Article Previously Published: http://www.seiko.co.jp/en/news/holdings/2015/201503251539.html To assist its development of the next generation of athletes, Seiko Holdings Corporation has donated some athletic equipment to the famous Jamaican club, the Racers Track Club. RTC was founded in 1986 in Kingston, Jamaica. It aims...

Jamaica needs to host a Diamond League event – David Oliver

KINGSTON, Jamaica – American David Oliver, winner of the 110m hurdles at the inaugural staging of the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday last took to social media (Twitter) to express his views on the event. Oliver, who is a World...
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Yohan Blake Headlines Food for the Poor’s Saturday 5K Fundraiser

External Article Previously Published: http://blogs.trb.com/community/news/deerfield_beach/forum/2012/11/#entry-321523 With Thanksgiving less than a week away, Food for the Poor is thinking of local families in need as well as...

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