Olympic champion Hansle Parchment has called for more sports scholarships to be given to students of The University of West Indies and even from proceeds of the upcoming 10th Annual CB Group UWI 5K and Smart Eggs Kids K.
Daniel Cope moves to Clemson University after rewarding season at Cloud County CC
FOLLOWING a challenging but rewarding season at Cloud County Community College, former Petersfield High athlete Daniel Cope is ready for the big boys in the NCAA Division 1, after recently accepting a scholarship offer from Clemson University in South Carolina.
Samuda calls for sport psychologists, sociologists
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...
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
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.More
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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.More
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