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Olympian Says Jamaica Will Do Well In Daegu

KINGSTON — Olympian Vilma Charlton, says despite recent challenges, Jamaica's athletes are expected to perform well at the 13th World Championships in Athletics to be held in Daegu, South Korea from August 27 to September 4. “We think we will … Continued


Regional Sports Academy in train

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) — Plans to establish a Regional Sports Academy (RSA) that will focus on the use of sports as a vehicle for deepening regional integration were formalised recently when the Task Force set up to … Continued


Minister hails new Football Coaches Association

KINGSTON — Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, says the establishment of the Jamaica Football Coaches Association (JFCA) is an important first step towards improving the standard of the game in Jamaica. “We know the general feeling … Continued


Sports teach important life lessons – Brown

MONTEGO BAY — Director of Crime Prevention and Community Safety in the Ministry of National Security, Courtney Brown, is urging young people to get involved in sports. He said that sports are not just about fun and fitness, noting that … Continued


Team Jamaica Bickle lauded for support of athletes

WASHINGTON — Jamaica's Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks, has lauded Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) for its support of Jamaican athletes, who participate in the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania each year. “I am pleased to salute … Continued


Team Jamaica Bickle prepares for athletes

WASHINGTON — With just a few days to go before the 117th staging of the annual Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB), has been finalising preparations to host the Jamaican contingent as well as their Caribbean counterparts. Some … Continued


Gov’t committed to sports development – Grange

KINGSTON — Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, says that the Government is committed to investing in sports as a vehicle for economic advancement and wealth creation. She was speaking at an intellectual property and sports seminar … Continued


Student athletes urged to not neglect studies

KINGSTON – Student athletes are being urged to recognise the value of a sound education even as they pursue careers in sports. This advice came from American National Football League (NFL) player, Jeremy Mincey, who plays with the Jacksonville Jaguars … Continued


“Level the Vibes” at Champs 2011

KINGSTON – Calabar High School's Students' Council President, Jevaughn Leon, and thousands of other high school youths will be attending the annual staging of the ISSA/Grace Kennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletic Championships, at the National Stadium in another two weeks. … Continued


Grange Saddened by Fatal Accident on Football Field

SDF to Investigate & Make Recommendations to Prevent Recurrence The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Honourable Olivia Grange, MP has expressed sadness and concern at news that a nine year old child had died after being hit by … Continued

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