Valentyna Zolotarova, who was born in Ukraine, won Jamaica’s first women’s medal in karate. Zolotarova took the bronze medal in the women’s Under 55-kilogram category at the Commonwealth Karate Championships, which were held in Birmingham, England, on September 7-8, 2022. This was the first time
Lorna Bell, Special Olympics Caribbean Initiative executive director; Mike Hamilton, senior director of Independent School Development for Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools; Sports Minister Olivia Grange; Haylie Wrubel,
Jamaica Olympic Association scholar, Brandon Sealy is quickly becoming a household name in taekwondo.
A 2019 Lima Pan American quarter finalist, Sealy, since then, has made tremendous strides under the watchful and expert eyes of his coach for over ten years, Master Tony Byon.
Quite recently, he
JAMAICA Badminton Association (JBA) President Sheldon Townsend says the organisation is banking on Samuel Ricketts to represent the sport at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, France.
Ricketts was part of a four-member team that represented the country at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, recently.
The Jamaica Observer Limited and the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) on Tuesday signed a landmark multi-year partnership agreement that will see both entities joining forces to deliver promotional and development support for stakeholders at all levels.
The three-day event which ends on September 11 will operate in a straight knockout format and is being contested by a total 31 nations.
The Jamaicans will open their account on the opening day against Scotland in the pre-round of 16.
The winning teams in the men’s
Women have been the talk of several Jamaican sporting achievements so far this year and First Vice President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) Jacqueline Cowan, has indicated that they are on a mission to not only maintain the dominance of women, but increase it.