Morgan's National Indoor 800 Record Turns 25

In 1996, Alex Morgan was part of a George Mason University team chasing it NCAA title. Morgan's mission was to contribute with a big run in the 800 metres. He was so successful that he set a Jamaica indoor record that endured for 25 years.

New Generation: Snow Shortened Indoor Season - Shiann Salmon

Though snowy conditions in Texas foreshortened her indoor season, 400 metre hurdles prospect Shiann Salmon saw enough to tell her she is fit and ready for outdoors. She feels assured that a fast flat indoor 400 metres run in February was a step in the right direction.

Documents for Competition during Covid-19

Documents pertaining to Competitions during Covid-19

Michelle Freeman - from sub 13 to World Record

Michelle Freeman was already on her way to becoming Jamaica's first great female sprint hurdler when she settled into the blocks for the heats of the 55 metres event at the 1992 South Eastern Conference (SEC) Indoor Championships on February 22.  7.34 seconds later, and Freeman had joined the ranks of world record holders.

Congratulations – Victor Thomas

Congratulations to Lincoln University’s track & field head coach Victor ‘Poppy’ Thomas, a 14-time NCAA Division II Champion on his nomination to be inducted in the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on February 25, 2021.

Thomas has been named Coach of the Year, 10 times by the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association and was the 2004 Heartland Conference Coach of the Year. 

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) salutes you.

Condolences - Nicholas Neufville

Condolences - Nicholas Neufville

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) extends heartfelt condolences to the family, his alma mater Calabar and friends of Coach Nicholas Neufville.

Coach Neufville was a promising young coach who specialized in the horizontal jumps and a member of the Legacy Athletics Ltd.

May his soul rest in peace.

Jamalco Track Club Approaches 30th Anniversary

The Jamalco Track Club is approaching its 30th anniversary and the milestone has club founder Dennis May looking back with pride. 

"November 21, 1991 is when we started the track club with 4 members", he recalled. 

Tribute to Alphonso Les Laing


On the morning of Sunday, February 7, 2021 Alphonso “Les” Laing passed away peacefully in his sleep.  The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) offers condolence to the Laing family and to the wider track and field fraternity.