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Durban 2022 meet Commonwealth Games Federation deadline

By Liam Morgan

A decision on whether Durban will stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games has been deferred for up to six weeks after the Bid Committee submitted key criteria necessary for them to remain as hosts by today’s deadline.

JAAA National Cross Country Championships

The Championships will be used to select the NACAC Team to the Championships in Boca Raton, Florida on March 4, 2016. 

2016 IAAF Athletes of the Year

Usain Bolt and Almaz Ayana were awarded the male and female IAAF World Athletes of the Year at a ceremony in Monte Carlo.

Press Release: Brian George - SVL JAAA

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) is saddened and shaken by the untimely passing of Mr. Brian George.

JAAA names Team to Rio Olympics

JAAA NEWS RELEASE

DATE: JULY 12, 2016

Subject: JAMAICA’S TEAM – XXXI OLYMPIAD, 2016, RIO DE JANIERO, BRAZIL: AUGUST 5 - 21, 2016

The XXXI Olympiad is scheduled for Rio de Janiero, Brazil, from August 5 - 21, 2016.

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association has named a team of fifty-seven (57) athletes and seventeen (17) officials as follows:

Jamaica's 2016 NACAC U23 Team

JAAA NEWS RELEASE

DATE: JULY 06, 2016

Subject: JAMAICA’S TEAM – NACAC U23 CHAMPIONSHIPS, SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR: JULY 15 - 17, 2016

The NACAC U23 Championships is scheduled for San Salvador, El Salvador, from July 15 - 17, 2016.

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association has named a team of thirty-two (32) athletes and seven (7) officials as follows:

Jamaica's Team to 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships

JAAA RELEASE

DATE: JULY 06, 2016

Subject: JAMAICA’S TEAM – IAAF WORLD U20 CHAMPIONSHIPS, BYDGOSZCZ, POLAND: JULY 19 - 24, 2016
The IAAF World U20 Championships in Athletics is scheduled for Bydgoszcz, Poland, from July 19 - 24, 2016.

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announces a team of forty (40) athletes and eleven (11) officials as follows:

Rio 2016 Olympic Stadium track installation "has started"

By Mike Rowbottom Thursday, 14 April 2016

Work has finally begun on laying the synthetic track for athletics at Rio's 2016 Olympic Stadium 
Installation of the Mondo athletics track in the Olympic Stadium for Rio 2016, delayed for more than a month following local hold-ups in preparation and unusually bad weather, is now underway – and just on target for completion in time for the test event next month.