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CHASE Provides $7.2 Million to Boost Anti-Doping Efforts

The Government is taking steps to strengthen the country’s anti-doping efforts, which will be boosted by grant funding of approximately $7.2 million from the CHASE Fund. The funds will be used to develop nutritional and educational materials, a new website, as well as for additional doping control testing, for the…

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Jamaica Ratifies Revisions to World Anti-Doping Agency Code

Jamaica is supporting proposed revisions to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code, slated to become effective in January 2015. The new anti-doping rules aim to strengthen the capacity of WADA and various anti-doping organizations globally to preserve integrity in sport and protect athletes not resorting to using illicit substances, such…

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Minister Neita Headley Meets With WADA

Consequent on the receipt of the report prepared by the WADA Review Team which visited Jamaica, October 28 - 29, Minister with responsibility for Sport, Hon Natalie Neita Headley, who is in South Africa attending the 4th World Conference on Doping in Sport, met with the WADA Director General David…

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Minister Neita Headley Says Jamaican Athletes Are Among the Most Tested Worldwide

Minister with responsibility for Sport, Hon. Natalie Neita Headley has reiterated that Jamaican athletes are among the most tested in the world. Addressing the 4th World Conference on Doping in Sport now underway in South Africa, Minister Neita Headley said the combined efforts of the International Sports Federations which conduct…

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Government Moves to Strengthen JADCO

The Government is moving to strengthen and build the capacity of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), to improve its operations. Minister with responsibility for Sports, Hon. Natalie Neita Headley, made the announcement on Thursday, October 30, at a press briefing, held at JADCO’s South Odeon Avenue offices, in Kingston, where…

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