CHRISTOPHER Samuda, president of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), said his organisation is looking to establish a brand new, multipurpose, indoor sporting facility in central Jamaica which will aid the further development of sport in the country.Samuda said this sporting facility will host 15 sporting disciplines and that it will be very affordable for sportingRead more
Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda says feedback to their stance on not boycotting the Paris Olympic Games next year has been positive. Jamaica, in refusing to boycott, will be in opposition to the position of 34 nations who are threatening a boycott regarding allowing Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete in Paris asRead 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 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
Chris Samuda, president of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), has come out in full support of the Jamaica Squash Association as they host the Senior Caribbean Squash Championships at the Liguanea Club in Kingston. The event serves as an avenue for the top squash players in the region to demonstrate their talent and vie forRead 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
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.
Jamaica Olympic Association President Christopher Samuda hopes Jamaica can compete in football at the Olympics one day. “The Olympic Association understands that our role in sport is not only to change the game which we’re already in, but to transform it and to have, in certain respects, a renaissance so that generations can experience whatRead more
The financial performance of Jamaica’s governing body for Olympic and non-Olympic sports continues to raise the bar in demonstrating prudence, innovation, investment savvy and commercial value.The annual general meeting of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), held in December last year at the Courtleigh Corporate Centre to consider its 2020 financial performance, was more than anRead more