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Jamaican Dog Sledder Wins in Canada

On the same weekend the world witnessed the prowess of Jamaican skier Errol Kerr at the Vancouver Winter Olympics in Canada, another Jamaican who was also competing in a winter sport on the other side of Canada. Twenty-three-year-old Damion Robb … Continued

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ESPN Exploring JA Sporting Links

Jamaica’s sports industry could benefit from wider international exposure, following discussions between the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, and officials of U.S. sports network, ESPN International. In an interview with JIS News, Minister Grange expressed … Continued

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Grange in search of home for volleyball association

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Honourable Olivia Grange, has pledged support to the Jamaica Volleyball Association in its search for a headquarters. Speaking at a news conference hosted by the Jamaica Volleyball Association in Kingston on Monday night, Minister … Continued

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Jamaican Skier takes to the ice in Canada

Twenty-three year-old freestyle skier, Errol Kerr, who is representing Jamaica at the 2010 Winter Olympics, has given Canadians a little of what he intends to do on the slopes of Vancouver, British Columbia, in February. Mr. Kerr was among 66 … Continued

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Bolt, Foster-Hylton win RJR Sports Awards

World and Olympic 100 and 200 metre champion, Usain Bolt, and World 100 metre hurdles champion, Brigitte Foster-Hylton, were crowned National Sportsman and Sportswoman of 2009 on Thursday, January 14, at the RJR Sports Foundation’s 49th awards, at the Jamaica … Continued

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Time Ranks Bolt among Top 5 Persons of 2009

TIME Magazine today named ace Jamaican sprinter and world record holder for the 100 and 200 metres, Usain Bolt, among the four runners-up for its prestigious “Person of the Year” 2009. The award went to Ben Bernanke, the 56-year-old chairman … Continued

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JTI Looking at Brand Association with Usain Bolt

Jamaica Trade and Invest (JTI) is looking to capitalise on the international appeal of World and Olympic sprint champion, Ambassador the Hon. Usain Bolt, in marketing brand Jamaica to the world. “JTI regards a brand association with Usain as an … Continued

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Grange: Time to Accelerate Gymnastics Development

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, has said it is time to accelerate the development of the sport of gymnastics in Jamaica. Minister Grange was speaking before she officially opened the Jamaica Gymnastics Association’s International Development meet … Continued

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Sale of Bolt’s Shoes to Fund ICS Project in Trelawny

A replica of the record-breaking shoes won by World and Olympic Champion, Ambassador the Hon. Usain Bolt, OJ, is to be auctioned by the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) to fund its new LifeSEED’s Youth Vision project in Bolt’s district … Continued

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Minister Grange Congratulates ‘Fantastic’ Bolt

The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Olivia Grange, MP has congratulated Ambassador the Hon. Usain Bolt on being named Male Athlete of the Year by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Minister Grange said: “I am very proud … Continued

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