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Sports Minister Congratulates Sunshine Girls

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, has sent congratulations to members of the Jamaican netball team, the Sunshine Girls, who finished second in the inaugural World Series in Manchester, England, on October 11. The tournament was won … Continued

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Trelawny Shows Love for Country’s Athletes

Jamaicans turned out in their numbers at the Trelawny multi-purpose stadium yesterday (October 4) to show their love and appreciation for the country’s athletes. Prime Minister, the Hon. Bruce Golding, headed the list of attendees at the family fun-day and … Continued

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UNESCO Awards for Campbell-Brown and Bolt

Olympic Champion, Veronica Campbell-Brown and Olympic and World Champion, Usain Bolt, have been nominated to receive the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Champion for Sport for Peace Award. The awards will be issued in Paris, France, where … Continued

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West Prepares for Athletes

Planning for the Western Jamaica leg of the nation’s tribute to the athletes who took part in the recent International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, in Berlin, Germany, is on track. On Saturday, September 19, a planning meeting … Continued

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Preparations in High Gear for Homecoming Celebrations for Athletes

Preparations are well underway for the 2009 homecoming celebrations for athletes who participated in the recent International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, in Berlin, Germany. The celebrations are scheduled from October 2 to October 4, and a National … Continued

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Lightning Bolt Off on Round the World Yacht Race

‘Jamaica Lightning Bolt’ set off on a 10-month long race around the world last Sunday (Sept. 13) with the success of the fastest man in the world, for which the vessel is named, propelling its sails. The yacht, which is … Continued

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National Sports Policy to be Unveiled Soon

A National Sports Policy will shortly be unveiled by the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture. The policy is being developed by the Ministry, in collaboration with the Ministries of Industry, Investment and Commerce, and Tourism. Minister of Youth, Sports … Continued

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Big Welcome for Olympic/World Champion Female Sprinter

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, headed a large group of persons, including officials of sporting organisations, relatives, sponsors and fans, who welcomed three of the athletes who participated in the recent World Championships in Berlin, Germany, … Continued

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OJ for Usain Among Other Honours

World sprint record holder, Usain Bolt, will be inducted into the Society of the Order of Jamaica (OJ). This was announced by Prime Minister, the Hon. Bruce Golding, during Parliament’s sitting yesterday (September 15). “When so conferred he will, at … Continued

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Usain Bolt Described as National Inspiration

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, has described Olympic and world sprint record holder, Usain Bolt, as a national inspiration, who has transformed athletics. “Usain you confound us, but we love it because you give us hope; … Continued

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