Friday, February 24, 2017

Racers Grand Prix Salutes the ‘Legend’ on June 10

Racers Track Club will pay tribute to its most outstanding athlete to date, Usian Bolt, the world record holder for the 100 and 200 metres, at the second staging of its highly successful Racers Grand Prix on Saturday, June...

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....

Jamaica needs to host a Diamond League event – David Oliver

KINGSTON, Jamaica – American David Oliver, winner of the 110m hurdles at the inaugural staging of the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday last took to social media (Twitter) to express his views on the event. Oliver, who is a World...

Bolt, Mills satisfied with 9.88s clocking at JN Racers Grand Prix

Despite what sprint superstar Usain Bolt described as “a horrible start”, the triple world record holder ran a season’s best 9.88 seconds (1.0m/s) to win the Men’s 100 metres at Saturday’s inaugural JN Racers Grand Prix at the National...
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Bolt ‘Extremely Happy’ With Win, PB At Racers JN Grand Prix

USAIN Bolt expressed some amount of satisfaction with his performance after notching a season best 9.88 seconds to win the men's 100 metres at the first staging of the JN Racers Grand Prix at the National Stadium. "I am extremely...

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,...

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...

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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...