Amidst a reaffirmation of its goal to build sport as a business through commercial partnerships, the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) renewed its partnership agreement with Starlight Productions Limited as managers and promoters of its events.
Just days ahead of its extraordinary general meeting, President Christopher Samuda had received an overwhelming vote of confidence, with over 40 nominations received prior to the close of the nomination process yesterday.
World Championships gold medallist Tajay Gayle and sprinter Shericka Jackson highlighted Jamaica's performances with wins at yesterday's Wanda Diamond League meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, taking the men's long jump and the women's 200m titles, respectively.
Gayle took full advantage of the format used in the Diamond
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