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‘Olympic Destiny’ lands record $14.5m JOA boost

With a 14.5 Million dollar investment in our athletes, the Jamaica Olympic Association is moving to ensure that the best of the best get all they need to compete. The athletic ambassadors will have many chances to compete in meets that will be of global standards.

SVL, JOA Deal Bets on Sport for Social and Economic Change

Our Olympic hopefuls and professionals have received a blessing with a new partnership between Supreme Ventures Limited and the Jamaica Olympic Association. The alliance augments current programmes and help to create others.

Mayberry CEO advises Jamaica’s athletes to invest in a retirement plan

Our athletes have represented us on the world stage ever since we were allowed to compete internationally. Once Jamaica is in the mix or match, it's game on. But what happens when the competing comes to an end for our athletic ambassadors. How do they manage? We look into these question in this article.

Kimani Gibbons Shapes Lives With Aptitude Football Academy in Central Village

Kimani Gibbons has not forgotten where he grew up. The young ‘baller’ stays connected to his community by helping the youth build themselves into powerful and positive adults. His creation of the Aptitude Football Academy is a hands-on effort to give neighbourhood youth a chance to experience positive choices. He needs your support in any way you can provide it.

Record Numbers For JOA’s Call For Hi-Level Coaches’ Course

Eager contributors and students of the high-level Coaches' Courses, put out by the JOA, have lined up for a chance at joining the ranks of professional coaches. The initiative sparked vested interest in the welfare of the countries athletics and our sporting prowess's future.

Arnett FC’s Malcolm joins El Salvador On Loan

Striker Kemal Malcolm's efforts on the field have paid off. He has been loaned to Premier League professional team Deportiva Chalatenango. He will get much-needed game time to prepare him for the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying. It is a move that is a win-win for all involved.

‘Crampy’ Gayle Is Cranking Up Again For West Indies Cricket

Chris Gayle has decided that he is still ready to play his signature sport. He is in the process of suiting up to represent the region. The West Indies will have one more star player on their side.

JOA impacting sport governance in the Olympic Movement

As Jamaica advances in regional and international policy-making, Ryan Foster states: "Jamaica may be a small island in the Caribbean Sea, but our impact must be as deep and wide as the oceans that surround continents and beyond the horizon."

JOA takes Advanced Sports Management course to Diaspora

The JOA has decided to spread access to Sporting Management education to the diaspora. The aim is to increase opportunities for Jamaicans globally to add sports management to their credit.

Fraser-Pryce’s Heartfelt ‘Plee’ To Be Set Free

Eager to hit the track, Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce has joined the call for the resumption of sporting events. She is concerned about the earning potential of the athletes and how they will survive.

Cultural Icon ‘Kapo’ Honoured With Extravagant Floral Tributes

Cultural and religious icon Kapo was honoured by the government with a candlelight feast at his graveside recently. The occasion was to commemorate his one hundred and tenth birthday.

Seniors Warned Against Vicious Online Scammers

Seniors are warned to be careful now that internet usage and cybercrime have increased significantly based on the longing impact of COVID-19. Knowing who you are communicating with over the internet is paramount to keeping safe. Scammers use different approaches for success. The more internet users know, the better prepared they become