Weeks after the last swim of her storied career, 50- and 100-metre breaststroke world record holder Alia Atkinson is still adjusting to retirement. Atkinson is sure she left the pool at the right time, but she can feel a part of her expecting to be
A record number of coaches, who were last year registered by the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) for a rigorous hi-level coaches' course hosted by the Pan Am Sports Organization (PASO), successfully completed and are on course to achieve international certification.
Coaches from several sports including handball,
The Jamaica Olympic Ice Hockey Federation (JOIHF) has secured a significant sponsorship deal from US-based Geneva Financial Home Loans to support its drive towards developing the sport and qualifying the team for the 2030 Winter Olympic Games.
For the first time in 24 years, Jamaica will compete in the four-man bobsled event at the Winter Olympics.
Jamaica secured the final spot in the 28-team field for next month's Games in Beijing based on their international results this season.
Shanwayne Stephens along with Rolando Reid,
Jamaica is expected to be confirmed for at least three spots in the bobsleigh competition at next month's Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China, when the qualifiers are announced Sunday, the final day in the qualifying period.
According to Mark Silva, technical director of the Jamaica
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has congratulated Benjamin Alexander on becoming the first Jamaican skier to qualify for the Winter Olympics.
Alexander, who became an internationally renowned DJ who played at major festivals such as Burning Man in the US, created history after he finished seventh in
The four-man bobsled team from Jamaica won a medal at the North American Cup competition held in Lake Placid, New York, on December 20, 2021. The team of Shanwayne Stephens, Ashley Watson, Rolando Reid, and Matthew Wekpe finished in seventh place overall with a time
Jamaica's team of Matthew Wekpe and Shanwayne Stephens ended with a tie for 17th in the two-man bobsled at Thursday's Europe Cup series event in Innsbruck, Austria.
The Jamaican team tied with the Japanese team of Ryo Shinohara and Kenji Murakami with a combined time of
Benjamin Alexander hopes to follow in the footsteps of the Jamaican Bobsled team, a pioneering group of unlikely winter sports athletes, who 34 years ago defied all odds and competed at the Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics.
Alexander, 38, believes he can qualify for the Beijing Olympic