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...
J'can women 4x100m junior record ratified
Jamaica's world record in the women's 4x100m at the World Under-20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya, in August was ratified by World Athletics, a release from the global organisation announced on Monday.
JAAA requests Gov't approval to host Carifta
The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) is awaiting approval from the Government after recently being asked “at short notice” to host the 2022 renewal of the Carifta Games.
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
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
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
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
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
Berlin, Germany (AFP) — Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele has vowed to attack the men's world marathon record in Berlin on Sunday, just nine months after recovering from COVID-19.More
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At a UN General Assembly meeting packed with global gloom, Japan's outgoing leader highlighted what he cast as a moment of inspiration: the Tokyo Olympics, controversially held in the middle of the novel coronavirus pandemic.More
The first Junior Panamerican Games will take place in Cali, Colombia, between November 25 and December 5 and preparations are in the final stages for what many predict will be a spectacular multi-sport event.More