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KFC sweetens pot with ‘big deal’ injection in Racers Grand Prix

Local franchise holder of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), Restaurants of Jamaica, has spiced up the inaugural staging of the Jamaica National (JN) Racers Grand Prix with a US$25,000 ($3.1-million) contribution. The meet, scheduled for June 11 at the National Stadium,...
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Mills Excited by Mouthwatering Match-ups at Racers Grand Prix

Chairman and Meet Director of the Racers Adidas Grand Prix, Glen Mills is super excited about the event that will serve as important preparation for Jamaica's Senior Championship and by extension, the IAAF World Championship set for September. The fourth...

Bolt looks to Racers Grand Prix clash with Blake, Asafa

Double Olympic 100m champion Usain Bolt is seriously looking forward to the mouth-watering clash against Asafa Powell and Yohan Blake at the Racers Grand Prix as it will be an indication as to where he is at this stage...
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Three The Hard Way – Bolt, Powell, Blake Set To Clash At Racers Grand...

External Article Previously Published: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/sports/20160522/three-hard-way-bolt-powell-blake-set-clash-racers-grand-prix One is the greatest athlete in history, another is a young champion, who is looking to find his way again, the other inspired them both - a timeless giant, perhaps, the nation's favourite son. Sprint's triumvirate will...

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...

Notice Served

Ever since entering the senior ranks for Jamaica, Shericka Jackson has been running the 400m. While a student at Vere Technical High, she competed in both the 200m and 400m, but Jackson focused mainly on the quarter mile when...

Think Big! – Grange tells Sporting and Creative Stakeholders

External Article Previously Published: http://jis.gov.jm/think-big-grange-tells-sporting-creative-stakeholders/ Minister of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sports (CGES), Hon. Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, has given her full endorsement to the Racers Grand Prix being staged by the Racers Track Club in June of this year. Speaking at...

‘Media is our number one partner!’

At the inaugural Racers Grand Prix in 2016, the media were treated to first class event management result monitors. Two years on, the organisers have gone one step further and will introduce more state-of-the-art equipment. Racers Track Club Director Dennis Gordon,...

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...

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...
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