KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) are also the 2013 Olivier Shield champions, the pinnacle of local schoolboy football, defeating St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) 2-0 at the National Stadium Saturday afternoon, and 5-0 on aggregate.
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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Four sports practitioners will on Wednesday know which one of them is the 2013 recipient of the Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence at a ceremony scheduled for the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston, starting at 6:30 pm.
Shortlisted are former cricketer and West Indies Players Association (WIPA) president, Wavell Hinds; Olympian, Michael Frater; netballer, Nadine Bryan; and Paralympian, Alphanso Cunningham.
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is guest speaker at the ceremony.
One of the four will receive the prestigious annual award, which recognises the achievements of world-class cricketer and Ambassador-at-Large Courtney Walsh, and is awarded to a sports person who displays “a high level of humility, integrity, discipline and other exemplary qualities, while excelling in the field of sports”.
The Award is administered by the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund.
Former recipients of the award include Veronica Campbell Brown in 2012, Aleen Bailey in 2010, Nehemiah Perry in 2008 and Jimmy Adams in 2005.
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