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Sports Minister Congratulates Foster-Hylton

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, says 100-metre Hurdles Champion, Brigitte Foster-Hylton, is very deserving of the gold medal she won at the World Games, in Berlin, today (August 19). She said her performance showed perseverance and … Continued

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Kerron Stewart with Ministers

World Championships silver medallist Keron Stewart (centre) with Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange and Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett at the Athletes’ Village at the Berlin Berlin Hotel in Germany today, August 18th, 2009. Stewart … Continued

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Grange Hails Sprint Queens Shelly-Ann and Kerron

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia Grange, has hailed Jamaica’s female sprinters, as the nation took Gold and Silver in the women’s 100 metres at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, at the Olympic Stadium, in Berlin, … Continued

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President of IAAF Happy to Intervene

President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Mr Lamine Diack, says he is happy that he intervened in the impasse between the Jamaica Amateur Athletics Association (JAAA) and the Maximum Speed and Velocity Track Club (MVP), which might … Continued

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Prime Minister Hails Bolt and Powell

Prime Minister, the Hon. Bruce Golding, has described the performance of Jamaica’s sprint champion, Usain Bolt, as extraterrestrial. Mr. Golding, who spoke to Usain shortly after he shattered the 100 metres world record at the 12th International Association of Athletics … Continued

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Jamaicans Urged to Support Nation’s Athletes

Youth, Sports and Culture Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange, has called on Jamaicans globally to unite in support of the nation’s athletes, as they enter competition on today’s (Aug. 15) opening of the 12th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World … Continued

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Minister Grange Names Jamaica Anti-doping Appeals Tribunal

In accordance with the requirements of the Anti-doping in Sport Act 2008, the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Honourable Olivia Grange, MP, has appointed the Jamaica Anti-Doping Appeals Tribunal. The members of the Tribunal are: 1. The Honourable … Continued

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Athletes Must Educate Themselves – Sports Minister

Youth, Sports and Culture Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange, has stressed the need for Jamaica’s athletes to educate themselves on the list of substances which have been banned by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Her comment comes in the … Continued

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More than 500 Students Attended INSPORTS Summer Camp

More than 500 students from Kingston, St. Andrew and St. Catherine took part in the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) four-week summer camp, which ended on July 31, at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston. A mini-concert and a special … Continued

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Usain Bolt is the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year

Sprinting sensation, Usain Bolt, was yesterday (June 11), named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year, for his exploits at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. The presentation was made at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto, Canada, by Laureus World … Continued

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