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IAAF President to visit Jamaica

IAAF President, Lord Sebastian Coe will visit Jamaica on June 10, 2017 to witness The Hon. Dr. Usain Bolt’s “Farewell Performance.”

2017 Penn Relays: USA vs The World Team Members

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The USA VS The World at the Penn Relays 2017 - Jamaica Team

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Please note the Jamaica Team will be as follows:

2017 IAAF/BTC World Relays Team

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TO: MEDIA HOUSES – SPORTS DEPARTMENT
DATE: APRIL 19, 2017

SUBJECT: Jamaica’s Team to the 2017 IAAF/BTC World Relays 

THE 2017 IAAF/BTC World Relays is scheduled for April 22 - 23, 2017 AT THE - Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas.

2017 Carifta Team Members

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TO: MEDIA HOUSES – SPORTS DEPARTMENT
DATE: MARCH 24, 2017

SUBJECT: Jamaica’s Team to the 2017 Carifta Games - Ergilio Hato Stadium, Willemstad, Curacao

THE 2017 CARIFTA GAMES IS SCHEDULED FOR April 15 - 17, 2017 AT THE ERGILIO HATO STADIUM,
WILLEMSTAD, CURACAO.

Durban set to be stripped of 2022 Commonwealth Games after late rescue effort fails

Durban is set to be stripped of its right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Wikipedia

A search to find a new city to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games is set to be launched here this weekend with Durban expected to be stripped of the event after a last-ditch attempt to save it failed.

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) are set to reluctantly accept that the South African city will not be able to stage an event it was awarded in September 2015.

IAAF set to discuss scrapping formal bidding for World Championships

By Nick Butler                                                                               Sunday, 5 February 2017 

International Association ofAthletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe is expected to propose a move away from formal bidding procedures for major events during a Council meeting here tomorrow.

Bolt and Thompson named 2016 RJR Sportsman & Sportswoman of the Year

As expected, nine time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and Rio Olympics double sprint champion Elaine Thompson are the RJR Sports Foundation 2016 National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year. Both athletes received their accolades at the Awards Gala at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Friday night.