Dr. Warren Blake, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), has warned coaches, managers and support staff of young athletes against child abuse.

Dr. Blake, who was speaking at the launch of the Digicel Grand Prix Series on Wednesday (January 31), said such persons would have no place in the federation.

The medial doctor made reference of a St. Catherine coach was recently charged him with abduction, indecent assault and rape of the 16-year-old female student.

He also spoke of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar who was recently sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison after nearly 160 women testified that he had molested them.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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