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While revealing that this year's Olympic Games will be his last, Yohan Blake voiced his disappointment with the lack of urgency being placed on the resumption of sports, and track and field in particular.

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) First Vice-President Ian Forbes says that the body intends not to compromise the academics of student-athletes in light of the Carifta Games being pushed back to this summer. The North American,...

CHRISTANIA Williams, Christopher Taylor, and Andre Ewars had good showings at the American Track League meet at the University of Arkansas yesterday. All three had top-three finishes in their respective events. In the first of four meets as part of...

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — Japan dismissed a report claiming officials see cancelling the Tokyo Olympics as inevitable yesterday, as heavyweights the United States, Canada and Australia said they were still preparing for the Games.Deputy Government spokesman Manabu Sakai said there was "no truth" to the report in The Times, which quoted an unnamed...

WHEN the local track and field season restarts there will be an additional feature as teams and meets will be required to have COVID-19 compliance personnel and the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has put on three virtual seminars that have seen 600 people taking part.

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) remains committed to the Carifta Games despite its second postponement in less than a year and President Garth Gayle is prepared to send a team if the situation is safe.

Following recent meetings with the Ministry of Sports and Ministry of Health and Wellness, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Garth Gayle, said his administration is hopeful that the local track and field season...

Jamaica's fourth professional track and field club, Legacy Athletics, effectively the professional arm of the Calabar High School track and field programme, was launched yesterday with much fanfare at the Jamaica Baptist Union Centre in Kingston and was described as “an idea whose time has come,” by President and Chief Executive...

Despite planning to field a much reduced team in this year's high school track and field season, the Rusea's High team will be boosted by the addition of two talented athletes who have transferred to the Hanover-based institution.

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) First Vice-President Ian Forbes says that a time table has not been finalised for the approval of permits to host track meets, despite dialogue with the Ministries of Health and Wellness, and...

Omar Hawes, head coach of the newly formed Calabar-based Legacy Athletics, believes that the club has assembled an impressive group of athletes as they seek to establish themselves as one of the top track and field outfits in the world. Legacy...

WITH the novel coronavirus pandemic ruining plans for many of its sporting activities, Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) has committed to providing tablet computers for students with disabilities.Since last week, SOJ, through the support of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has been distributing tablets to special education schools and...

David Riley, president of the Jamaica Track and Field Coaches Association (JATAFCA), says a national prejudice towards sports and people who participate in sports is behind the restrictions on non-contact sports.

The JAAA/PUMA Development Meet hosted at Windalco-Kirkvine in Manchester and the Douglas Forrest Invitational hosted at G C Foster College of Physical Education & Sport in St Catherine, which were both scheduled for this weekend, have been officially postponed.Organisers of both events have cited a rise in COVID-19 cases on the island as the...