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Gov’t Committed to Sports – Neita-Headley

Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, has reaffirmed the Government's commitment to sports development, based on the strong belief that sports can provide a catalyst for national development. She also implored sponsors to continue to support sporting activities, … Continued


Gov’t Committed to Youth Development – Neita Headley

Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, said the Government remains committed to building and expanding on the untapped resources that reside in the nation’s youth and putting the necessary measures in place to facilitate their development. “It is … Continued


Consultation on National Sports Policy held in Mo-Bay

Approximately 41 representatives of community groups and sporting organisations in Trelawny, St. James, Hanover and Westmoreland, took part in a regional consultation on the National Sports Policy (Green Paper), at the Montego Bay Civic Centre, on June 7. This was … Continued


Rehabilitated Stadium East Running Track is Re-Opened

The re-opening of the rehabilitated Stadium East running track in Kingston, on February 13, was the first major achievement of the Ministry of Sports during the first 100 days since the Government took office on January 5. Repair work was … Continued


Sports Facilities in Sugar Belts to be upgraded

Fourteen sporting facilities within the sugar growing areas island-wide will be upgraded and rehabilitated in an effort to enhance the social lives of the residents in these areas. The over $200 million rehabilitation works, which will be carried out by … Continued


Advanced Training for Netball Coaches

Coaches of netball, the island’s top women's sport, are benefitting from advanced training, which will better enable them to build the skills and techniques of the country’s players from the earliest stage. The six-week training course, which began on March … Continued


Students to Broadcast from Penn Relays

Six young students will be journeying to Pennsylvania, in the United States, for the upcoming Penn Relays, to join forces with KiDz HuB media and KidStar radio networks, to showcase their skills as broadcasters. This was announced by Chief Executive … Continued



Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller who has held the Sport portfolio for a long time, last Friday, March 30 took time out to attend the 2012 staging of the ISSA/ GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Championships at the National Stadium. Here … Continued


Boost for Football

Some 190 aspiring footballers will be participating in the third staging of the Next Generation Valencia Football Camp, which is to last from April 1 to April 5 at the University of Technology (UTech) Football Stadium. The camp, which chooses … Continued


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

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