Government Allocates $57 Million to Upgrade Trelawny Multi Purpose Stadium

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  The government of Jamaica has set aside $57 Million to upgrade the Trelawny Multi Purpose Stadium. Yesterday, we revealed that the government had set aside 96.6 million to build a tax office in Falmouth. The Trelawny Stadium at Greenfield near Falmouth, has been criticized for being a ‘white elephant’ due to its infrequent use. That...

Video: Paintballing like a pro at Paintball Jamaica near Falmouth Trelawny

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One of the little known Falmouth attractions is Paintball Jamaica. It is located in Good Hope, about 3 miles to the south of Falmouth, Trelawny. According to Wikipedia: Paintball is a game developed in the 1980s in which players eliminate opponents from play by hitting them with dye-filled, breakable, oil and gelatin paintballs, or pellets, usually...

Marvin Anderson retires from professional athletics

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Marvin Anderson, the former William Knibb DaCosta Cup captain turned sprinter, has announced his departure from professional athletics. The Duncans native was conspicuously absent from competition last season. It is not clear what Marvin will do after his retirement, but the Duncans, Trelawny native did not waste time in school and possesses a Masters Degree in...

Photos|Videos JN Foundation Heroes in Action 5K in Falmouth with Usain Bolt

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Although I arrived late, I still caught plenty of action to share with you from the Jamaica National (JN) Foundation Heroes in Action 5K which took place in Falmouth, Jamaica this morning. The event, which was a fund raiser in aid of the Granville Place of Safety (girls home) was a joint presentation of both...

Run with Usain Bolt in the JN Foundation Heroes in Action 5K Run/Walk in Falmouth on Sunday

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Falmouth will be abuzz this Sunday, as the ‘big man’ Usain Bolt will be in town attempting to run a 5K event through the streets of Falmouth. The Usain Bolt Foundation, in association with the JN Foundation, presents the JN Foundation Heroes in Action 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, October 18, 2015 in historic Falmouth, Jamaica....

Usain Bolt donates $1.3m plus equipment to alma mater, William Knibb

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Three months ago, as the William Knibb DaCosta Cup team was getting ready to start DaCosta Cup training, we posted an article entitled “William Knibb Memorial High School 2015 DaCosta Cup Season In Doubt.” Two months later (one month ago), a group of past students presented 25 football boots to the school to help the...

Audit reveals that NHT used residential land to build Trelawny Mulit-Purpose Stadium

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Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis, has revealed that the National Husing Trust (NHT) has used land purchased for residential development on which to build the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium. The stadium was in the news last week as the ‘white elephant’ that will be renamed, the Usain Bolt Sports Academy.The stadium was built in 2007 for...

DaCosta Cup kicks of on Saturday with 3 Trelawny Schools in the Competition

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The DaCosta Cup competition, symbol of supremacy in rural area high school football, will officially kick off on Saturday, September 12 in the MoBay Sports Complex. This year, Trelawny will be represented by 3 schools in the DaCosta Cup. Cedric Titus High School from Clark’s Town, will compete in Zone I against 5 teams from...

Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium to be renamed after Usain Bolt

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The. Jamaican government has decided to rename the Trelawny Multi-Purpose stadium the Usain Bolt Sport Academy. Opposition spokesperson on sports, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, had earlier called for the stadium to be renamed in honor of both Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. Critics of the proposal had pointed out the fact that the stadium does not...

Jamaican athletes lament lack of support from country

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The 15th IAAF World Championships has just been concluded. We cheered them, and we were disappointed when they lost. We shared in the pride of their victories as well as the pain of their losses. Little did we know what went on behind the scenes; the struggles of the athletes off the track to get to the...