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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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