JOA boss Samuda urges culture of legacy creation in Olympic movement ROSE HALL, St James — Christopher Samuda, president of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), says Jamaica’s sports mandate is not only about creating champions, but “standard-bearers” who are expected to fashion legacies for others coming behind to benefit from. The JOA boss said leadersRead more
President Christopher Samuda says the Jamaica Olympic Association’s (JOA) expansion of its headquarters will begin shortly. The JOA said last August that $120 million will be spent to redevelop the property, with half of that funding coming from its own finances, and the other from the Pan American Sports Organisation.
It will be a signal milestone when the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) initiates the “Kingston Liberec Connection” as a model partnership in the global sport film industry.On a recent visit to the Czech Republic, JOA President, Christopher Samuda, who was a guest of the Liberec Film Festival Organization, proposed an Olympic partnership dubbed the “Kingston-Liberec Connection”Read more
The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) will be granting three-year scholarships totalling $6 million to local coaches starting November 1, which will allow successful candidates to finance educational pursuits as well as living expenses, which the governing entity believes is a challenge the coaches encounter.According to the release by the JOA, the scholarships will be awardedRead more
The Jamaica Observer Limited and the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) on Tuesday signed a landmark multi-year partnership agreement that will see both entities joining forces to deliver promotional and development support for stakeholders at all levels.The agreement will see the Jamaica Observer being identified as the official media partner of Jamaica’s Olympic movement with theRead more
Through an injection of funds from the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), the Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) will be able to send a national team of twenty-five swimmers to the upcoming XXVI Goodwill Swim Meet in Trinidad & Tobago. The members, aged 9-17, will compete at the regional meet from August 19-21 against otherRead more
President of the Jamaica Olympic Association, Christopher Samuda has come out in full condemnation of the assassination for former Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.The world was rocked Friday with the news of the assassination of Japan’s longest serving prime minister in a country known for its very low crime rate.Samuda spoke of how tragic theRead more
The Equestrian Federation of Jamaica (EFJ) expressed confidence in raising the level of its competitors to perform better in international competition, following the first instalment of an elite training programme hosted by the sports’ governing body here, the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA).Eight of Jamaica’s leading prospects in the sport, along with their horses, participated inRead more
Mayberry Investments Limited has intensified its commitment to the sporting environment with its newly forged partnership with the Jamaica Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness Association (JABBFA). Mayberry will be the title sponsor for the JABBFA National Senior Championships. The sponsorship is worth $1.5m.“This effort has our full support, which makes us happy,” said senior vice presidentRead more
BUOYED BY the historic sporting representation in Birmingham, England, Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president, Christopher Samuda, is promising a blast from the nation’s competitors at the 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games.