Jamaica Olympic Association signs historic MOU with Ukraine

By October 22, 2019

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) and the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that involves the exchange of coaching expertise, technical and scientific research and sport medicine capabilities across the sporting disciplines.

The MOU was signed in Doha, Qatar, where the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) was held. JOA President Christopher Samuda said he believes these partnerships are critical to the universal development of sports.

 “Plain and simple - the JOA is all about building capacity and creating a sustainable foundation for value-based and functional global partnerships,” he said.

“We welcome this MOU which expresses and operationalises the value of comity in sport."

 President of the Ukraine National Olympic Committee, celebrated Olympian, Dr.  Sergey Bubka, in expressing his pleasure in inking the MOU, remarked that he is confident that "both our National Olympic Committees have rich experiences and achievements in the sports sphere to share and which will be mutually beneficial for the development of sport and Olympic Movement in our countries".

 President Bubka further expressed that he looked forward to a "fruitful co-operation" between Jamaica and Ukraine.

 Meanwhile, JOA Secretary-General and CEO, Ryan Foster, said of signing will help the association to achieve its objectives.’

"Signed, sealed and delivered is a philosophy that drives the JOA and I am convinced that enabling partnerships, such as this one with Ukraine, together with the vision we are sharing continually with our members, will keep the JOA on the right path and engaged with the international sport community,

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