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President of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), Keith Wellington, said his organisation will be taking no chances and is warning coaches and athletes that they must adhere to the strict COVID-19 protocols and guidelines that...
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President of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA), Paulton Gordon, estimates that over 40 basketball scholarships have been lost because of the year-long inactivity caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Gordon said the association is deeply...

After three weeks of inactivity, local track and field competition returned to the island yesterday, with the ninth staging of the Velocity Fest Track Meet inside the National Stadium, with MVP’s Rasheed Broadbell stealing the show with a...

The Government has given ISSA approval on Friday for the staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships (Champs). ISSA President Keith Wellington welcomes the news and says it allows the body to move forward with planning...

GENEVA (AP): The man who had been expected to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion will miss the Tokyo Games after failing Friday in an appeal to overturn his ban for missed doping tests. The Court of Arbitration for Sport cut current 100m...

Two of the nation’s top high school coaches said their athletes are frustrated and demotivated by the inactivity in the junior athletics season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been no track and field in Jamaica since March because of a...

General Manager Arlene Martin is now hopeful that Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) will receive a positive outcome regarding the approval from the Government for the start of the Jamaica Premier League this season. Martin told The...

Gary Subratie’s importer, AWESOME TREASURE, appears the horse to beat, on paper, in the Aston Commock Memorial tomorrow at a mile but Ian Parsard’s in-form and improved DEJAE’S BOY has a score to settle after his February 13 attempt to shock rivals...

(AP): With their season on the line, Arsenal’s players produced a devastating first-half performance yesterday to beat Slavia Prague and reach the UEFA Europa League semi-finals. They’ll meet a familiar face there. Arsenal’s 4-0 win in the Czech...

An anonymous source at the Sport Development Foundation (SDF) said it has already committed funds to the new Veterans Assistance Programme but is now awaiting its implementation by the Ministry of Sport. The programme will provide assistance for...
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