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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...

World Stars to Salute Bolt on June 10

A constellation of world stars will be present to pay homage to Usain Bolt as he runs his last race on Jamaican soil during the second staging of the JN-Racers Grand Prix at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica,...

Van Niekerk another headliner for Racers Grand Prix

Despite coming to pay homage to the great Usain Bolt at the JN Racers Grand Prix next month, South African star Wayde van Niekerk plans an assault on his idol's 100-metre and 200-metre world records. Van Niekerk, who broke the...

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...

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...

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,...
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...

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...

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...

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....
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