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Jamaica’s Megan Tapper ready to take on idol Pearson

Jamaica’s Megan Simmonds might be one of the smallest runners, but she looms as the biggest threat to world champion Sally Pearson at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Standing at just 1.56 metres, Simmonds does not look like your typical hurdler, but nobody attacks them harder than the 24-year-old. The fierce way she races […]

Grange reaffirms the Government’s commitment to developing Jamaica’s Special Olympics programme

Defending Champions Calabar, Edwin Allen Continue Dominance

Defending champions Calabar and Edwin Allen retained their respective titles at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Saturday with comfortable victories. Calabar were winning their seventh straight title ahead of rivals Kingston College (KC) and Jamaica College. It is the Red Hills Road-based institution’s 28th overall hold on the Mortimer Geddes trophy. The Lions tallied […]

Grange reaffirms the Government’s commitment to developing Jamaica’s Special Olympics programme

Jamaica cop water polo gold at Carifta Swimming Championships

Jamaica’s Under-19 girls water polo team claimed the first gold medal of the 2018 Carifta Swimming Championships when they defeated Barbados 8-3 in the third game of a best-of-five series to take an unassailable lead at the National Aquatics Centre in Kingston on Saturday. After easily dispatching their opponents 16-3 and 16-7 on Friday’s day one, the home […]

Grange reaffirms the Government’s commitment to developing Jamaica’s Special Olympics programme

Inspirational Beckford keeps soaring for Buff Bay

Immediately after claiming gold, Romaine Beckford of Buff Bay High promised to show that his win at the Eastern Championships in the Under-17 boys high jump was no fluke when the Grand Prix final rolled around. Winning at Eastern Champs, which was event one of the six-meet Grand Prix series, put him into the final where […]

Grange reaffirms the Government’s commitment to developing Jamaica’s Special Olympics programme

Over 1,300 Athletes Registered For Insurance Plan

More than 1,300 athletes from 28 sports associations are now registered with the Jamaican Athletes Insurance Plan (JAIP). The disclosure was made by Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, during the meeting of the Standing Finance Committee of Parliament held on Thursday. The plan, which was implemented in 2016, provides group health, […]

Grange reaffirms the Government’s commitment to developing Jamaica’s Special Olympics programme