At a recent virtual seminar hosted by the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work of The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, president of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) Christopher Samuda made a call for sport psychologists and sociologists in...
Thompson-Herah admits to training independently of MVP Track Club
Five-time Olympic Games sprint gold medallist Elaine Thompson-Herah appears to have had a change of heart about showing up at the St Andrew-based MVP Track Club to start preparations for the next track and field season.
Thompson-Herah, Fraser-Pryce among 7 accepting national honours and awards
DOUBLE Olympic Games 100m champions Elaine Thompson-Herah and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were among seven Jamaicans who yesterday accepted recognition for their contribution to sports at the annual National Honours and Awards ceremony.
Friday, October 15, 2021
The decision by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to set just two compulsory sports — track and field and swimming — at Games as of 2026 has been described as a “body blow to sports” by Christopher Samuda, the president of the Jamaica...More
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Highly respected athletics Coach Machel Woolery has left Petersfield High after 15 years and is now at Calabar High.More
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei won the women's London Marathon on Sunday as Ethiopia's Sisay Lemma triumphed in the men's race in the first full-scale staging of the event since the coronavirus pandemic.More
Sunday, October 3, 2021
Jamaica will be represented in at least 11 sporting disciplines at the inaugural Junior Pan American Games which will be held in Cali, Colombia, November 23-December 5, the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) announced last week.More
Saturday, October 2, 2021
London, United Kingdom (AFP) — The inclusion of transgender people, fairness and safety “cannot co-exist in a single competitive model” for many sports, according to a new report published on Thursday.More
Friday, October 1, 2021
Paris , France (AFP) — World Athletics said yesterday it was opening an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, the Belarus sprinter who fled from the Tokyo Olympics to Poland.More
Saturday, September 25, 2021
STUDENTS who hope to participate in any event organised by the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), including the proposed schoolboy football season which is being planned for a November kick-off, will have to provide proof of vaccination says President Keith...More
Saturday, September 25, 2021
AS the moon distilled its perceptive light on the night of September 6 in Japan's National Stadium where, for the previous eight weeks, Olympic and Paralympic aspirations began and ended in opening and closing ceremonies, the world breathed in relief that there were no athletic...More