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Minister Neita Headley Congratulates Special Olympians

Minister Without Portfolio with Responsibility for Sport in the Office of the Prime Minister, the Hon. Natalie Neita Headley, has sent a congratulatory message to Nigel Davis and Tamra Mitchell after their success on Sunday, February 3 in ice figure … Continued

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Multi Sectoral Effort Needed to Host Diamond League Meet

Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, says the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association, with the full support of the Government, has begun to explore with the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) the possibility of Jamaica hosting a Diamond … Continued

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National Sports Policy Before Cabinet

The National Sports Policy is one step closer to reality as the consultations have been completed and the document has been submitted to Cabinet for approval. The Department of Sports in the Office of the Prime Minister reviewed the Green … Continued

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Govt. Committed to Inclusive Sports Policy

Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Neita Headley, says the Government remains committed to developing an inclusive sports policy that will ensure Jamaicans have equal access to sporting activities, regardless of any impairment. “I believe that sports in Jamaica should … Continued

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Talks on for Local Sports Manufacturing Outlet

Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, says that discussions are taking place towards the development of a manufacturing facility for the production of Jamaican-made sporting goods. “I am looking closely at a sports manufacturing outlet and I am … Continued

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Sports Minister Calls for more Private Sector Support

Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, has reiterated her call for members of the private sector to give more support to the development of the nation’s sports. She said this partnership will, among other things, allow the Government … Continued

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Promoting Jamaica at the Penn Relays

WASHINGTON – Promoting brand Jamaica to a global audience is a major part of Team Jamaica Bickle's (TJB) mission. This is no more evident than during the annual Penn Relays, when Franklin Field and the entire city of Philadelphia in … Continued

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House Supports Motion for Lifting Of Cuban Embargo

The House of Representatives has given full support to a motion calling for the lifting of the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed on Cuba by the United States (US) 50 years ago. The motion, brought to the Chamber by … Continued

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Sports Can Move Jamaica Forward – Neita Headley

Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Natalie Neita Headley, says the sports industry, if properly exploited can play a major role in moving Jamaica forward. "In an economy facing challenges, the quest for growth, job creation and enhanced opportunities for … Continued

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Bolt Satisfied with his Performance

World and Olympic sprint champion, Usain Bolt, has expressed satisfaction with his performance at the just concluded London Olympic Games. "I went out there and I did my country, myself, my fans, and everybody who was looking forward to me … Continued

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Big Welcome for More Athletes

Scores of Jamaicans turned up at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston on September 10, to welcome home another batch of the nation's athletes. The six sportsmen and women returned to the island after successfully competing in the recently … Continued

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Warm Reception for Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Olympic 100-Metres Champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, arrived in the island on September 8 to a warm reception from a large turnout of persons welcoming her home at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. A fanfare, orchestrated by the Jamaica Combined … Continued

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Sports Business Model to be developed for Jamaica

A new commercial sports business model is to be developed for Jamaica, under a Sport Entrepreneurship Project being implemented by the University of Technology (UTech). The project, titled ‘Development of Sports Business Value Chains in Jamaica’, which is to commence … Continued

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Hosting Diamond League Being Explored

Minister with responsibility for Sports, in the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon.  Natalie Neita-Headley, says the possibility of the country hosting a Diamond League event in Jamaica, is being explored. “We have been, prior to the Olympics (in London), … Continued

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