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Leila Robinson Netball Courts to be refurbished

Plans are in place to improve the physical condition of the Leila Robinson netball courts located at Independence Park Complex, National Arena in Kingston. This was announced by Minister with responsibility for Sports, Natalie Neita-Headley, during the March 14 press … Continued


PHOTOS: Prince Bolts Pass Usain

His Royal Highness, Prince Henry of Wales (always known as Prince Harry) is the epitome of unbridled jubilation in his “victory” over Olympic and World Sprint Champion and Record Holder, Usain Bolt (left background), during a 20-metre “dash” at the … Continued


Big Turnout for Red Hills Road Sports Day

The Hughenden Community Centre, located at 9A Jerome Avenue, was packed to capacity on March 3, as residents from communities along Red Hills Road in Kingston, turned out to cheer on their teams participating in the inaugural sports day. The … Continued


Red Hills Road Residents Urged to Support Sports Day

Residents of communities along Red Hills Road are being urged to come out on Saturday (March 3) to support the inaugural sports day organised by the Social Development Commission (SDC). The event, slated for the Hughenden Community Centre located at … Continued


Sports Minister Pledges Support for Netball

Minister with responsibility for Sports, Natalie Neita-Headley has given her assurance to improve the physical condition of the Leila Robinson Netball Court at the National Arena in Kingston. “For netball to develop we must ensure that the facility for play … Continued


Minister Highlights Benefits of Sports

Minister with responsibility for Sports in the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, says communities have been brought together  through sports, and partnerships must be built to achieve success from those unions. “Sports has that potential to unify … Continued


Stadium East Running Track Re-Opens

The Stadium East running track, in Kingston, was re-opened on February 13, by Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Natalie Neita Headley, following the completion of much needed repair work. The track, which was closed late last year was completed … Continued


Baseball Could Be Major Hit in Jamaica

Jamaicans are big on sports and are known across the globe for their prowess in a number of disciplines, including track and field, cricket, football and netball. And, with the construction of the country’s first internationally standardised baseball diamond at … Continued


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


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


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


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


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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