Dr. Warren Blake could be challenged by his senior assistant, Dave Myrie, for presidency of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) at November’s elections.

Myrie, the principal at Kingston College (KC), according to Trackalerts.com sources, will form a team to take over the management of Jamaica’s track and field.

Myrie is also a director at Racers Track Club.

Michael Frater, the third vice president of the JAAA, himself also a Racers man, it is understood could go with Myrie.

Banker, Leon Mitchell’s name was also mentioned.

Blake, at the last elections in 2012, won his first mandate. He led the association for two years earlier after the death of Howard Aris.

Ian Forbes, the association’s second vice president, who won his position from the opposite slate in 2012, according to our source, will stay with Blake’s team.

Garth Gayle, considered by many as the key man, will stay with Blake’s team as general secretary. Marie Tavares, the assistant secretary, is also sticking with Dr. Blake.

Nomination date is about 21 days before the November 29 elections.

To be eligible to vote, delegates have up to this month end, September 30, to pay outstanding dues.


By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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