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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....

Racers Grand Prix set for Saturday, June 8

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The 2019 edition of the Racers Grand Prix takes place on Saturday, June 8 at Jamaica's National Stadium. The meet which is in its fourth year was scheduled to be held at a later date, however, following...

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...

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...

‘Rista’ aims to get it right on Grand Prix stage

With the third staging of the JN Racers Grand Prix some 15 days away, 400-metre hurdler Ristananna Tracey is steadily rounding into form as she aims for a surprise performance. Tracey, last year's World Championship bronze medallist, has been one...

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,...

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...

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...

Win-win deal!

There are 90 days to the second staging of the JN Racers Grand Prix that will assemble arguably the greatest galaxy stars on local soil and this wouldn’t be possible without the input of corporate Jamaica. An unprecedented four current...
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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...
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