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Ready for Rio says Grange

KINGSTON, June 12 (JIS)

Jamaica is ready for the Olympics, says Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange.

She was speaking with JIS News at the inaugural staging of the Racers Grand Prix held on Saturday (June 11) at the National Stadium in Kingston.

The international track and field event, organised by the Racers Track Club, attracted some of the world’s leading athletes.

“I think tonight is just awesome. We have the best athletes in the world tonight and the best athletes in Jamaica and we have had an excellent turnout. What this means is that we are ready for Rio,” she said. Continue reading Ready for Rio says Grange

JADCO HEAD SAYS PARTNERSHIP IS VITAL TO ANTI-DOPING PROGRAMME

KINGSTON, Feb. 3 (JIS):

Executive Director of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), Carey Brown, says that partnership is crucial to the continued growth of Jamaica’s anti-doping programme.

Citing JADCO’s joint agreement with the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), Mr. Brown said the venture has yielded great results and has enhanced the capacity of the local anti-doping agency.

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