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IAAF Introduces New Eligibility Regulations For Female Classification

The IAAF this week issued new Eligibility Regulations [English]  for Female Classification (Athlete with Differences of Sexual Development) for events from 400m to the mile, including 400m, hurdles races, 800m, 1500m, one mile races and combined events over the same distances (‘Restricted Events’).

2018 Penn Relays Team Members

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announce the members of the team to the 2018 Penn Relays.  The event will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from April 26 - 28.

Passing of Patrick "Bunny" Anderson

“A kind man with a good heart,” is how Olympic gold medallist Deon Hemmings-McCatty remembered the late Patrick Anderson, former president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) and Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) who passed away after a long illness yesterday at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in Kingston at age 84.

2018 Carifta Team Members

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association has named a team of seventy-eight (78) athletes and thirteen (13) officials to represent the nation at the Carifta Games, to be held in Nassau, Bahamas from March 30 - April 02, 2018.

XXI Commonwealth Team Members

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) will be sending its largest ever contingent of individual and team sports to represent the nation at the Commonwealth Games next month.

IAAF Council Takes Steps to Further Strengthen Athletics

COUNCIL TAKES STEPS TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN ATHLETICS - IAAF COUNCIL MEETING, BIRMINGHAM, DAY 2

The second day of the 213th meeting of the IAAF Council took place today in Birmingham City’s Council House, chaired by IAAF President Sebastian Coe.

Team Members for the 2018 World Indoor Championships

TO:     MEDIA HOUSES – SPORTS DEPARTMENT

DATE: February 20, 2017

Subject: JAMAICA’S TEAM – IAAF WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, Birmingham, UK: March 01 - 04

The IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics is scheduled for Birmingham, UK from March 01 - 04, 2018.

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announces a team of (30) athletes and (11) officials as follows:

WADA 2018 Prohibited List:Major Changes

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced updates to the Prohibited List (the List), which will come into effect on January 01, 2018.