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Portia says report addressing proposed rewards for Olympians coming

Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller would not commit to a specific timeline for a report that will give details of exactly how the government plans to reward athletes who represented the country at last month’s Olympic Games in London, but indicated it would be soon.

A special committee, which was set-up to deal with the issue, is still mulling over ideas, which includes the possibility of cash awards. The Prime Minister, who was speaking to reporters at the launch of the Howard Aris Scholarship at the Mayfair Hotel in Kingston on Thursday, said she was still awaiting the report of this special committee. Read more on Jamaica Observer.

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