Shezelle McTyson, a student of Dupont Primary, walked away with the Under-13 and Under-15 Girls Singles titles at the All Jamaica Badminton Championships last weekend, at the Constant Spring Golf Club’s Badminton Hall in upper St Andrew. McTyson, the top seed, defeated Karie Dawson in the Under-13 final, 21-13 and 21-7. She returned later in

Despite the absence of one of the country’s top male players, Charles Pyne, next month’s staging of the All Jamaica Badminton Champion-ships promises to be one of the most fiercely contested, as all of the country’s other top players are set to do battle in the six age groupings. Pyne, who is a 2011 Pan

Senior badminton team home

Tuesday, 05 November 2013 by

The Jamaica badminton team returned to the island last Friday after competing in two international tournaments in the Dominican Republic. Both tournaments were held at the badminton centre in Santo Domingo. After an average performance in the Pan American Championships, the team rebounded to give outstanding performances in the men’s section, and a much improved

Badminton Team Returns Home

Sunday, 03 November 2013 by

Jamaica’s senior badminton team returned home on Friday after competing in two international tournaments in the Dominican Republic. Following an average performance in the Pan American championship, the players rebounded to give outstanding performances in the men’s section and a much improved performance in the women’s division of the Santo Domingo Open. Gareth Henry and

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A four-member Jamaican Pan Am Badminton Team of Captain Gareth Henry, Samuel Ricketts, Kathryn Wynter, and Ruth Williams will leave the island on Saturday for the XVIII Pan American Badminton Championships being staged in Santo Domingo, Domincan Republic. Other teams who will be competing in the Team events, which runs from October

Richards back as badminton president

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 by

  ROBERT Richards was returned as president of the Jamaica Badminton Association (JBA) at its annual general meeting held at the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) Office last Saturday. Richards, a former president of the JBA, defeated Audley Astwood by a convincing margin of 47 to 14 votes. He is back after not serving as an

Former president of the Jamaica Badminton Association Robert Richards and current vice-president Audley Astwood will today face off for the president of the association. The election will take place during the annual general meeting at the Jamaica Olympic Association, starting at 2:30 p.m. Richards brings to the table a team, comprising of past players and

Tolan elected new VP of Pan Am BWF

Saturday, 02 February 2013 by

VISHU Tolan, president of the Jamaica Badminton Association (JBA) and general secretary of Badminton Pan American Confederation (BPAC), was unanimously elected vice-president of the Pan Am of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) last Saturday at an extraordinary general meeting of BPAC. Tolan was elected by the 17 delegates present, and will replace BPAC President Gustavo

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