Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

External news

Jamaican coach Stephen Francis wants tax exemptions for athletes

KINGSTON: World-renowned sprint coach Stephen Francis, on Thursday, said that the relationship between the Jamaican Government and the nation’s athletes need to be “symbiotic and not parasitic”.

Francis, founder/director and head coach of MVP Track & Field Club, the home of Asafa Powell, Shelly-Ann Fraser, Brigitte Foster-Hylton, Melaine Walker, Shericka Williams, Michael Frater, Nesta Carter, Kaliese Spencer, Anniesha McLaughin and Germaine Mason, urged the government to “give back” to the athletes.

He said the government has not invested tangibly but had benefited tremendously from the world’s fascination with the exploits of these Jamaican youths.

Francis, who was speaking at the CAST/UTech Alumni Power Breakfast held on Thursday morning at Lillian’s Restaurant on the school’s campus, advocated income tax exemptions for the athletes…….Read More

Put together by a member of the World-Track and Field Website team members. This is usually done by an in house member with able assistance from someone or an agency reporting from outside.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Main News

Order of events schedule and where to watch the 2022 Penn Relays. You can watch live streaming of Day 1 at the 2022 Penn...

Main News

Matthew Boling flashed to sizzling 19.92 seconds personal best to win the men's 200m at the 2022 Georgia Tech Invitational here on Saturday, 23...

Main News

Abby Steiner ran an impressive 22.05 and Christian Coleman clocked 19.92 to win 200m titles at the 2022 Kentucky Invitational on Friday (22). Follow...

Main News

The latest Rock 'n' Roll Madrid Marathon 2022 results on Sunday (23) as Ethiopians Siranesh Yirga and Abdela Godana won the respective titles.