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Photo: Aaliyah Whyte of Wolmer's Girls won the Class 1 Girls Shot put with a best of 12.18m at the Corporate Area Development Meet, the only Regional Championship completed so far ahead of Champs 2021. 

 

 

 

 

After and delayed start and an unexpected stop to the track and field season this year, action is set to resume this Saturday with the hosting of Velocity Fest 9 at the National Stadium, starting at 9:00am.

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Photo: Leon Bailey was named Europa League Player of the Week after his brace for Bayer Leverkusen against Slavia Prague on Thursday. (Getty Images)

Jamaican born and Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey was named the Europa League Player of the Week on Friday. The Bayer Leverkusen player was named the Player of the Week after scoring a brace against Slavia Prague in their Group C encounter on Thursday.

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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: 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: Jamaican track and field legend Usain Bolt has tested positive for Covid-19

 

 

 

 

 

The sports world was thrown into a tailspin when it was disclosed that Jamaican track and field legend Usain Bolt tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday.

Bolt revealed that he voluntarily did the test on Saturday, as part of preparations to leave Jamaica for work commitments.

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Photo: Olympians Association of Jamaica President Marvin Anderson says signing of the MOU with Team Jamaica Bickle will help to grow the OAJ significantly. 

 

 

 

Marvin Anderson, the President of the Olympians Association of Jamaica (OAJ), is confident that the Memorandum of Understanding that his organization has signed with Team Jamaica Bickle will help to take his organization forward in a very meaningful way.

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Photo: Shevon Stoddart-Nieto poses with the President's Award that she received from International Olympic Committee

 

 

 

 

Jamaican Olympian Shevon Stoddart-Nieto has received the President’s Award from International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.

Stoddart-Nieto is a contest in the NBC hit reality series, America’s Got Talent and recently performed her original song “Through the good and the bad” in her debut performance on the 2020 season.