Kingston, 10 July 2020 – The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport wishes to clarify matters surrounding the Athletes Assistance Programme. The programme, implemented for the first time in March 2020, was designed to provide financial assistance to national sportsmen and women as they concentrate on final training for…
Kingston, 1 July 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, said this evening that, “the West Indies and in fact the entire cricketing world is regretting the passing today of one of the greatest exponents of the game, Sir Everton DeCourcy Weekes.” Minister…
Kingston, 15 June 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed sadness at the recent passing of the Jamaican sprint pioneer, Isis Clarke-Reid. Minister’s statement “I am sad at the passing of Isis Clarke-Reid, an extraordinary woman who helped to lay the…
Kingston, 25 May 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed sadness at the passing of Portland Sports Administrator, Hugh Perry. Mr Perry passed away after a brief illness. Minister Grange said: “Hugh Perry was a very dedicated sporting professional. He was…
Kingston, 13 April 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has described the late Freddie Green as one of the finest athletes and sports administrators Jamaica has produced. Mr Green, the former General Secretary of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association, died on Sunday.…
Kingston, 27 March 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says athletes who had been in training for the Olympic Games will receive financial support from the government next week. Minister Grange had announced financial support, under the Athletes Assistance Programme, to offset…
Kingston, 24 March 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has released the following statement on the postponement of the Olympic Games. Minister’s Statement “We have received confirmation from the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese government that the Tokyo Olympics have been…
Kingston, 17 March 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has said her Ministry will give support to the former Jamaican distance runner, Kemoy Campbell, who made an appeal for help following surgery in the United States. Minister Grange said “everything must be…
Kingston, 12 March 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has provided an update to national sport federations on the implications of the urgent and necessary measures being taken by the Government of Jamaica to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In keeping with…
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