Former Bahamian Sprinter Chides JAAA Abstention


Former Bahamian sprinter Pauline Davis-Thompson has joined in the criticism of the JAAA’s decision to abstain from voting at the recent IAAF Congress.

Jamaica decided not to vote on proposals that would lead to a restructuring of track and field world governing body and strong anti-doping rules.

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Davis-Thompson, who is also a member of the IAAF’s council, says Jamaica has been recorded on the wrong side of history.

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Pauline Davis-Thompson was speaking on Sports Nation Live with Leighton Levy, last Saturday.


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.