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Van Niekerk arrives for Racers Grand Prix

KINGSTON, Jamaica – South Africa's 400 metre world record holder Wayde Van Niekerk along with the emerging Akani Simbine arrived in the island a short while ago at the Norman Manley International Airport to compete at the JN Racers...

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....

Tarbei Beats Rudisha In JN Racers Grand Prix 800m #OneLastBolt

Willy Tarbei pulled off one of the talking points of the night when he pipped world record holder David Rudisha on the line to win the Men's 800m at the JN Racers Grand Prix earlier this evening. Tarbei finished 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...

Danielle Williams aims to soar at Racers spectacle

After a less than pleasing start to her 2016 campaign, World Championships 100m hurdles champion Danielle Williams is eyeing an improved performance on the circuit at the inaugural staging of the Jamaica National (JN) Racers Grand Prix. Williams last graced...

Julian Forte seeks best for Racers Grand Prix

Although holding no real expectations, sprinter Julian Forte is optimistic of producing his best performance yet when he graces the track at the third JN Racers Grand Prix inside the National Stadium. With his season marred by injuries thus far,...

‘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,...

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...

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...

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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Pegasus offers red carpet to galaxy of track stars

The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston has an enviable reputation as the Caribbean’s premier business and leisure hotel, and it was no surprise when...

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