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Russia appeal for reinstatement turned down by World Anti-Doping Agency

  • By Duncan Mackayat The Westin Chosun Seoul
  • Thursday, 16 November 2017

An appeal from the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) to be reinstated by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was turned down here today. 

NACAC Technical Officials Panel for 2018 -2021

Congratulations to Garth Gayle, who has been appointed to the NACAC Technical Officials Panel for 2018 -2021.  We wish Garth all the best in this role.

Obituary of Olympian Malcolm "Mal" Spence

The Jamaica athletics administrative association regrets the passing of Malcolm Spence on October 30, 2017.
A Jamaican Olympian track and field athlete born on January 2, 1936, Mal and his twin brother Mel (Melville Spence), who predeceased him five years ago, competed in the 400m and 800m events.

Bolt insists he has no regrets on holding off retirement until IAAF World Championships

By Liam Morgan at the Olympic Stadium on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London
Sunday, 13 August 2017

Usain Bolt insisted he had no regrets over his decision to prolong his career beyond last year's Olympic games and stressed his legacy would not be tarnished by his failure to win a gold medal at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, which finished here tonight.

JAAA facilitates the signing of MOU between the University of Birmingham and the Ministry of Health, Jamaica

Before the Summer Olympics of 2012 Jamaica held its pre-Olympic camp at the University of Birmingham. This started a series of co-operation with the Birmingham City Council, The University of Birmingham and Jamaica.

2017 IAAF World Championships Team

DATE: July 24, 2017

Subject: JAMAICA’S TEAM – IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, LONDON: AUGUST 04 - 13, 2017

The IAAF World Championships is scheduled for London from August 04 - 13, 2017.

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announces a team of (59) athletes and (21) officials as follows:

Press Release: 2017 Pan Am U20 Team

TO:      MEDIA HOUSES – SPORTS DEPARTMENT

DATE: July 04, 2017

Subject: JAMAICA’S TEAM – PAN AM U20 CHAMPIONSHIPS, TRUJILLO, PERU: JULY 21 - 23, 2017

The Pan American U20 Championships is scheduled for Trujillo, Peru from July 21 - 23, 2017.

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announces a team of (30) athletes and (8) officials as follows:

Press Release: 2017 IAAF U18 Championships Team

TO:     MEDIA HOUSES – SPORTS DEPARTMENT

DATE: July 04, 2017

Subject: JAMAICA’S TEAM – IAAF WORLD U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS, NAIROBI, KENYA: JULY 12 - 16, 2017

The IAAF World U18 Championships in Athletics is scheduled for Nairobi, Kenya from July 12 - 16, 2017.

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announces a team of (24) athletes and (9) officials as follows: