Raheem Sterling has been dominating the football pitch all year. From captaining Manchester City to the victory in the Premier League 2020 championship to leading England to their first final in decades, this "boy" from Marverly is unstoppable! At just 26 years old, Sterling has a significant number of goals and experience under his belt. Join us on Sunday, July 11, as we cheer for our Jamaican "Baller" in the Euro 2020 final.
Arthur Wint was a man who lived a full life. He created history in 1948 at the London Olympics by becoming the first Jamaican to win a gold medal. However, there was more to him than athletics. Wint was also an airman, a doctor and a diplomat. Read our article to find out more.
Shanae Gordon is used to clutching a ball and outsprinting rivals in her daily practice and play. In the classroom, the national rugby player proves how much those qualities are part of her educational habits. Shanae has grabbed a scholarship provided by the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA). She is running with it to now earn […]
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.