Tag Archives: Commonwealth Games

Pan-Am Shot Put Gold For Jamaica’s O’Dayne Richards

Commonwealth Games shot put champion, O’Dayne Richards, struck gold at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada. Richards won the event in a meet record and season best 21.69 metres. His mark beat the 21.30m set by Canada’s Dylan Armstrong four years ago in Mexico. Timothy Nedow of Canada was second with 20.53m as German Lauro of Argentina threw 20.24m ...

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Williams Mills Wins Diamond League 400m

Jamaican Female 400m runner Novlene Williams Mills won the women’s 400m at the Stockholm Diamond League today on a wet track clocking 50.09s ahead of USA’s Sanya Richards Ross (50.27s). Francena McCorory of the US (50.65s) finished third. Commonwealth Games winner Stephenie McPherson was third in 51.01s while compatriot Christine Day finished fourth with 52.03s.

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Jamaica’s Badminton Teams Strike Gold

Jamaica’s senior and junior badminton teams won gold in the team events at the 2014 staging of the Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation (CAREBACO) Championships at the Alfred Sangster Auditorium, UTech, last night. The senior team, who lost to their opponents in the first round returned on this occasion more focused and composed and defeated Trinidad & Tobago 3-0 in the ...

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BRONZE For Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls in Commonwealth Netball

Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls are Commonwealth Games bronze medallists after outlasting England 52-48 in their third place match at the SSE Hydro earlier today. It was Jamaican’s second bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games after a similar finish in 2002 in Manchester, when they got by the same opponents. Today’s bronze medal showdown will go down as one of the most ...

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Gold For Team Jamaica in The Men’s 4x100m Relay Finals at The Commonwealth Games

Jamaica’s 4×100 men’s relay at global athletics championships continued today as the team of Jason Livermore, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Nickel Ashmeade, and Usain Bolt (in running order) won the gold medal a short while ago at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Jamaica have won three of the four gold medals run at these Games. The winning time was 37.58 ...

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Jamaica’s 4×100 Female Team Strikes Gold at The Commonwealth Games

It was another gold medal performance by Jamaica at a global athletics meet in the women’s 4x100m relay as the team of Kerron Stewart, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Schillonie Calvert and Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce (in running order) won the event a short while ago at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. The Unofficial time 41.83 seconds.

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Jamaica Win Gold in Women’s 4x400m Relay Finals at The Commonwealth Games

Jamaica’s women’s 4x400m relay quartet clocked a games record 3:23.82 seconds to take the gold medal in the event in the Hampden Park Stadium at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland today. Nigeria 3:24.71s took the silver medal and England 3:27.24s took the bronze.

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1-2-3, Gold, Silver & Bronze For Team Jamaica in The Men’s 200m Finals at The Commonwealth Games

Rasheed Dwyer (In Pic) upset Warren Weir to give Jamaica yet another gold medal at the 20th Commonwealth Games when he won the 200 metre clocking 20.14s to Weir’s 20.26s. But Jamaica had another clean sweep with Jason Livermore (20.32s) stepping up to take third. Jamaica also copped 1-2-3 in the women’s 400 metres.

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Andrew Riley Wins Gold For Jamaica in Men’s 110m Hurdles Finals at The Commonwealth Games

Jamaica’s Andrew Riley won the men’s 110m hurdles gold medal clocking 13.32 seconds at the XX Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland, today.

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Kimberly Williams Wins Female Triple Jump Gold at The Commonwealth Games

Kimberly Williams won gold in the women’s triple jump at the XX Commonwealth Games today. Her winning jump was 14.21 metres.

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