As expected sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce heads a strong 62-member team that was named by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) to represent the country at the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The recently concluded National Senior Championships brought out some fierce competition, as Jamaica’s athletes fought to secure places at the Tokyo Olympic Games, with both seasoned and upcoming competitors stamping their tickets to the July 23 to August 8 spectacle.
The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) says it will further advance its educational platform through its continuation of the Stamina Education Series by offering a teaching course to ensure student-athletes are better prepared in mathematics.
Jamaican gymnast Alana Walker, 14, made sports history by winning a bronze medal in the women’s artistic gymnastics competition at the Junior Pan Am Gymnastics Championships in Mexico on June 19, 2021.
TOKYO, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledged Monday to strengthen health controls at airports after a Ugandan Olympic team member tested positive for COVID-19 at the town hosting their training camp, triggering concerns that the upcoming games will spread infections.
A Ugandan team
Jamaica's Ebony Drysdale-Daley (right) engages Croatia's Barbara Matic in round two of the 70kg event during the World Judo Championships Seniors Hungary 2021 at Papp Laszlo Budapest Sports Arena, Budapest, Hungary earlier this month. (Photo: Sabau Gabriela/International Judo Federation)
Jamaica's super heavyweight boxer, Ricardo Brown (centre), celebrates winning the Pan Am Games bronze medal in Lima, Peru, with the man who beat him in the semis, Colombia's Salzedo Codazzi and, coach Gilbert Vaz (right) and Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President, Christopher Samuda (left)
Condolence messages continue to pour in locally and from across the region in reaction to the sudden passing of the immediate past president of the Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) Godfrey Lothian on Tuesday.
The 65-year-old sports administrator reportedly suffered from a heart attack at his