Bolt & Shelly-Ann Lead Sportsman/Sportswoman of the Year Field


The top male and female athletes for 2015 will be crowned tonight at the National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year awards.

The ceremony is set for the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel starting at 8:15pm.

Minister with responsibility for Sports, Natalie Neita-Headley, says regardless of who wins, all the athletes have done Jamaica proud.

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Usain bolt is the front runner for the sportsman of the year award, while Alia Atkinson, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and boxer Alicia Ashley are the main contenders for the sportswoman award.


Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.