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Minister Praises Aris’ Commitment to Track & Field

KINGSTON — Late President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Howard Aris, was laid to rest Tuesday, November 22,following a funeral service at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston. In her tribute to the late sports administrator, Minister … Continued

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Howard Aris Cared For Sports

KINGSTON — The sentiments expressed by many persons, following the sudden and untimely passing of sports administrator, Howard Aris, have eclipsed the perception that political activism and unbiased national service are incompatible.  With over 45 years experience in general management … Continued

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Grange Says MYSC’s Concerns Triggered Audit of INSPORTS

KINGSTON — Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture (MYSC), the Hon Olivia "Babsy" Grange, says that the special report of the Auditor General’s Department on management weaknesses at the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS), is an outcome of efforts by her … Continued

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Grange Congratulates Bolt and Blake on IAAF Awards

The Minister of Youth Sports and Culture, the Hon. Olivia Grange, MP has congratulated Jamaica's Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake on winning IAAF awards for their performances during the year. Bolt has been named the 2011 Male World Athlete of … Continued

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School Boys Get Cricket Scholarships

KINGSTON — Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, says that 16 schoolboys on the eight teams in the quarter-finals of the Social Development Commission's (SDC) National Twenty20 Community Cricket competition will get scholarships in 2012. Speaking at … Continued

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Gov’t Will Continue To Invest In Sports – Grange

KINGSTON — Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, says the Government is committed to investing in sports as a key part of the process of national building. She said that the administration recognises the full value of … Continued

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UTech Offers 50 Percent Scholarships to Athletes

KINGSTON — President of the University of Technology (UTech), Professor Errol Morrison, says that student athletes who train with the institution’s MVP Track and Field Club will be given scholarships equivalent to 50 per cent of their tuition fees. He … Continued

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PIOJ Uses Cricket to Spread Vision 2030

KINGSTON — The popular and powerful medium of sport is proving to be very valuable to the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), as the agency continues to promote Vision 2030 Jamaica, the country’s National Development Plan. Through the 2011 National … Continued

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PM Joins Discussions on Future of WI Cricket

KINGSTON — Jamaica’s Prime Minister, the Hon Bruce Golding, has joined other top level CARICOM leaders in putting forward proposals to address the current state of West Indies cricket. Mr. Golding is in Trinidad and Tobago attending the Seventeenth Meeting of … Continued

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Congratulatory Message to Jamaican Athletics Team

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat presents its compliments to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica and has the honour to request the latter's kind assistance in transmitting the following congratulatory message from the Secretary-General of the … Continued

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Grange: Bolt has Delivered Again

DAEGU, South Korea — The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Olivia Grange, MP has congratulated Jamaica's Usain Bolt on winning the men's 200 metres at the IAAF World Championships in South Korea. Minister Grange said Bolt's victory, in a … Continued

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Grange Hails Sprint Queen VCB

The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Olivia Grange, MP has congratulated Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown on winning the women's 200 metres at the IAAF World Championships in South Korea. Minister Grange said: “Veronica Campbell-Brown has been one of the best … Continued

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Grange Congratulates Blake; Commiserates with Bolt

The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, has congratulated Jamaica's Yohan Blake on winning the men's 100 metres at the IAAF World Championships in South Korea. The Minister also expressed sympathy with Usain Bolt who was disqualified … Continued

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