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Photo: The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport “Sport is critical for physical and mental wellbeing and must be considered as part of the approach to improving the wellness of Jamaicans.”

 

 

 

 

The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, has announced that a series of meetings will be held with the country’s sporting associations to determine when the various sports disciplines can resume some of their activities.

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Photo: Athletes performing at the Tyser/Mills Classics last month at Calabar High school. 

 

 

 

 

The JC/Purewater/R. Danny Williams Track & Field Development Meet initially scheduled for this Saturday January 9th, has been postponed.

The event which usually serves as the opening development for the track and field season for many schools, had to be postponed after the organizers failed to secure the necessary governmental approval from the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

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Photo:  Damion Lowe on arrival in Egypt, is greeted by Team Manager Bilal Nazir &  Mohamed Moselhy, President of Al Ittihad Club.

 

 

 

 

Reggae Boyz defender and team captain Damion Lowe has signed with Egyptian professional football club, Al Ittihad.

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Photo: Dalton Wint - “We were advised that we could leave the players. We had a discussion with the Saudis and they said this is something that they will do for us, all we need to do is just to continuously communicate with them."

 

 

 

 

There was uproar in some quarters in Jamaica when all the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) officials who travelled with the Reggae Boyz to Saudi Arabia for the two match friendly, departed that country while four players who had tested positive for Covid-19, were left behind.

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Photo: Maalique Foster (right) in action for Portmore United in the quarterfinals of the Red Stripe Premier League in 2017

 

 

 

 

On Tuesday night Reggae Boy Maalique Foster became one of the latest victims of gun crime in Jamaica. He was among a group of men who were fired upon while playing dominoes in Southborough, Portmore, St. Catherine, where two men reportedly died.

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Photo: JFF President Michael Ricketts (left) discusses matters with Manager of Dunbeholden FC Paul Christie at a press conference to annouce the start of local football at the Pegasus Hotel last month. The restart seems closer to a reality after a meeting between the Ministry of Health and Wellness and the JFF on Tuesday. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Photo: Junior Flemmings in action for the Reggae Boyz 

 

 

 

 

 

Jamaica’s preparation for the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar will get underway when the Reggae Boyz play The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in two International Friendly games next month.  

Both games will be played at the Prince Faisal bin Fahad Stadium in Riyadh on November 14 and 17. This is indeed the best way to kick-start preparation with the squad experiencing the identical regional conditions under which the World Cup will be played.

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Photo: Jamaican taekwondo para athlete Shauna-Kay Hines  selected as part of a group of athletes of the continent to contribute creative and innovative ideas to the re-branding of the regional apex body. 

 

 

 

 

The Americas Paralympic Committee (APC), of which the Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA) is a member, has announced Jamaican taekwondo para athlete, Shauna-Kay Hines, as part of a select group of athletes of the continent to contribute creative and innovative ideas to the re-branding of the regional apex body.

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Photo: The Reggae Boyz will be seeking to make their third Concacaf Gold Cup final in four tournaments at the 2021 staging next year.

 

 

 

 

Concacaf, on Monday night conducted the first ever Gold Cup draw to set the scene for the 2021 edition of the region’s flagship men’s international competition. The event was hosted by Emmy award winning TUDN sportscaster Lindsay Casinelli and Fox Sports Lead Soccer Analyst and United States Men’s National Team legend Alexi Lalas.

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