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New date for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The postponed Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8 in 2021, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed.

An agreement was reached on Monday after a call between leaders from the IOC, Tokyo 2020 organizers, the Japanese government and the International Paralympic Committee.

Joint Statement From The IOC & The Tokyo 2020 OC

President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss the constantly changing environment with regard to Covid-19 and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

COVID-19 Updates & Advisories: Latest Info

As Jamaica and the world at large put in measures to combat and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic, please click on the link below for some advisories and updates.

Kemoy Campbell Unscripted

World Athletics proudly brings you premiere episode of our new athlete interview series Unscripted, featuring former Jamaican distance runner Kemoy Campbell.

Olympians honoured at JAAA/Puma/Jamalco Development Meet

Three Olympians were honoured at the 2020 JAAA/Puma/Jamalco Development Meet on Saturday, February 01 @ Jamalco Sports Club. The honourees were; Belinda Phillips (Swimming - 1972), Jacqueline Pusey (Track & Field - 1976 & 1980) and Ethlyn Tate (Track & Field - 1988).

Postponement: 2020 IAAF World Indoor Championships

TO:  ALL MEDIA HOUSES

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) is advising Athletes and their Coaches / Managers of the following release.

World Athletics in association with the Organisers of the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Nanjing, China have agreed to postpone this year’s event to March 2021.

Eliud Kipchoge and Dalilah Muhammad named World Athletes of the Year

Posted by Athletics Weekly | Nov 23, 2019 |
Marathon star and world 400m hurdles record-holder receive top prizes at the World Athletics Awards in Monaco
Eliud Kipchoge and Dalilah Muhammad have won world athlete of the year honours at the World Athletics Awards in Monaco.

Passing of Olympian Michael Fray

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Olympian Michael Fray. He was a talented sprinter, who competed at the 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games.