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Photo: Junior USAG level 3 gymnast Leah Page Phillips participating on day one of the Jamaica Amateur Gymnastics Association (JAGA) Gymnastic Classics last Saturday. 





After reports circulated in the media on Tuesday that the Jamaica Amateur Gymnastics Association (JAGA) had been granted permission to host a Mini National Trials at their home base at Slipe Road last weekend, their President Mrs. Nicole Grant-Brown has moved swiftly to clear the air.

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Photo: Veronca Campbell-Brown returned to the track finishing second in the women's 60m dash at the East Coast Invitational Indoor Track and Field meet on Saturday in 7.34s.





Jamaican sprint legend Veronica Campbell-Brown returned to the track after more than two and a half years out at the East Coast Invitational Indoor Track and Field meet on Saturday when she competed in the Women’s 60m dash.

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Photo: "The sky is the limit" to th MOU sgined between the OAJ and Team Jamaica Bickle says their CEO Irwine Clare





CEO of Team Jamaica Bickle, Irwine Clare thinks that the partnership they have formed with the Olympians Association of Jamaica (OAJ) is one that has no limits.

Clare who has been at the forefront of serving Jamaica’s athletes for a quarter century is certain that both organizations are on the cusp of making monumental progress in the growth of both Team Jamaica Bickle and the OAJ.

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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: World record holder Wade Van Niekerk has tested positive for the Covid-19 (Getty images)

While the track and field world, like many other sports, has been devastated by the havoc the COVID-19 pandemic is causing globally, the South African Athletics fans were greeted with news that their own Wade Van Niekerk has tested positive for the virus.

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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.

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Photo: Yelena Isinbayeva (AP)

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)) has come with fresh allegations regarding opposition they faced from armed federal security agents when they attempted to test Russian athletes.

The report which surfaced over the last two days stated that the Anti-doping officials in Russia are being stopped from testing athletes and were even threatened by security services with possible expulsion from the country.

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Photo: Reeva Steenkamp and Oscar Pistorius (Getty Images)

Olympian and Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was convicted of murder in a South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal on Wednesday.

The athlete was originally charged with culpable homicide and sentenced to five years in prison, after shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013.