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Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has announced a number of organisational changes as it looks to restructure the format of its operations to that of what it said is a business model.At a press conference at its headquarters on Wednesday, the...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has officially signed a partnership with British football equipment maker Umbro.The contract was signed by JFF president Michael Ricketts in Panama last night with vice-president Bruce Gaynor and general...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts said that he is excited about the imminent partnership with British football equipment makers Umbro.Ricketts and other members of the JFF are currently in Panama where the deal will be...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has announced plans to redevelop its headquarters to become a multicomplex facility. Newly appointed chief executive officer Ryan Foster announced the plans during a JOA press conference to outline the new...

Published:Wednesday | December 13, 2017 | 3:35 PMRachid Parchment

A delegation from the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), including president Michael Ricketts, is currently in Panama preparing to announce a new contract with British kit makers Umbro tomorrow. It is understood that Umbro, with its new sponsorship...

Published:Friday | December 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Corporate Jamaica has a bigger role to play in the development of Jamaican sports. That is the conviction of some of the leading players in the fraternity, who pointed to the need for proper infrastructural and personnel development support, while...

Published:Thursday | December 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica and West Indies cricketer Andre Russell has said that the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) is compromising his safety with how it handles visits for scheduled sample collection. The 29-year-old, currently finishing up a one-year ban...

Published:Tuesday | December 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica and West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell said that he does not take pleasure in the prospective termination of Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) Executive Director Carey Brown's contract.JADCO's board had terminated Brown's contract in...

Published:Saturday | December 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Former Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) first vice-president of swimming, Allan-Roy Marsh, has said that newly elected president Martin Lyn is the right man for the job.Marsh, who was a part of Lyn's administration up to December 2015,...

Published:Friday | December 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Newly elected Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (formerly the Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica) (ASAJ) president, Martin Lyn, has promised constitutional changes as one of his first acts in the role.Lyn was elected in a 32-22 decision...

Published:Thursday | November 30, 2017 | 3:34 AMRachid Parchment

Published:Thursday | November 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) secretary Garth Gayle says this year's financial report will not be as rosy as 2016's when it is presented at today's annual general meeting (AGM).At last year's AGM, the statement of income and...

Published:Wednesday | November 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

The Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) will be having its much anticipated annual general meeting (AGM) tonight at the Jamaica Olympic Association headquarters.This evening, current president Handel Lamey, who has been in office since...

Published:Tuesday | November 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Rugby Football Union (JRFU) chairman Jerry Benzwick has described the men's and women's senior national teams' performance at the Rugby Americas North Sevens tournament in Mexico at the weekend as "beyond exceptional".The Crocs won their...

Published:Monday | November 27, 2017 | 1:42 PMRachid Parchment

Published:Monday | November 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Veteran cyclist Marloe Rodman was involved in a motorcycle crash early yesterday morning. Rodman was riding his motorcycle in Gordon Pen, St Catherine, at around 1 a.m. on Sunday morning when he collided with another, rider whose motorcycle had no...

Published:Sunday | November 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

International Netball Federation (INF) president Molly Rhone says that Jamaica has what she describes as "a great prospect" of hosting a Fast5 World Netball Series in the next few years.Australia has been granted hosting rights for the tournament...

Published:Friday | November 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Rugby Football Union (JRFU) chairman Jerry Benzwick has said that the association is working with World Rugby, the sport's governing body, to increase players' safety at all levels.Benzwick said that rugby union has the best management of...

Published:Friday | November 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts has said that the national senior men's team's improved FIFA Coca-Cola World Ranking will aid the programme in keeping players active over the next year.The Reggae Boyz have moved up five...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Consultant neurosurgeon at the University of the West Indies Dr Carl Bruce, has said that there is not yet enough data available on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) to make significant rule changes in local football regarding heading the ball....

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda has said that he believes that Olympian Nesta Carter will be cleared of any wrongdoing despite testing positive for a banned substance retrospectively found in his urine sample from the...

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

National Women's hockey team coach Christine Bartley is praising her team's discipline in its 2-0 win over Puerto Rico in their Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games qualifier at the JN Hockey Field yesterday.Although the Jamaicans won 3-0...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) chairman Alexander Williams has said that the body would not be applying for a lift on an injunction, which sees its executive director, Carey Brown, remaining in his job.Brown was on September 11 terminated...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Netball Jamaica president Dr Paula Daley-Morris has said that Jamaica's runner-up finish at the Fast5 Netball World Series in Melbourne, Australia, yesterday shows how resilient Jamaican people, as a whole, can be in times of hardship.The Sunshine...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 2:50 PMRachid Parchment

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls return with a silver medal from the Fast5 Netball World Series

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