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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 it was chosen by the organisers of the inaugural Racers Grand Prix to be the...

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...

Digicel on the mark with Racers Grand Prix

With Racers Track Club known as the “Capital of Excellence” and Digicel being a telecommunications giant, it is only fitting that these two major organisations join forces to achieve a mutual objective. The telecommunications firm yesterday duly obliged by handing...

Racers promises global Grand Prix viewership

The inaugural Racers Grand Prix will be broadcast to over 100 million homes across the world, revealed Glen Mills, the chairman of the organising committee. “We have some very powerful line-ups for you and we have not only looked at...

JN leads off with $30m injection in Racers Grand Prix

Corporate Jamaica has spoken. A combined contribution of over $100 million worth of cash and kind has made the June 11 Racers Grand Prix a reality, with Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) pumping in a whopping $30 million as...
Picture of Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell.

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...

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...

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...

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...
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