|Full name||Simone Nagina Forbes|
|Born||June 20, 1981|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Sport||Netball, volleyball, basketball, football, softball|
|Club||Waulgrovians Sports Club (netball)|
|Team||Jamaica national netball team (captain)|
Forbes played netball with Jamaica U21 in 1998, before making her debut with the Jamaican national team the following year. She continued with the national team, winning bronze medals at two World Championships (2003, 2007) and at the Commonwealth Games (2002); she also won a silver medal at the inaugural World Netball Series in 2009, followed by another bronze in 2010. Despite taking a short break away from the sport following the World Series, Forbes remained captain of the Sunshine Girls, and was selected as flag bearer for Jamaica at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. As of 2010 Forbes is playing domestic netball for Waulgrovians.
In volleyball, she earned a sports scholarship to Mercy College, New York in 2004. In 2005 Forbes made her debut for the Jamaican national volleyball team, and graduated from Mercy College the following year.
In 2011, Forbes tested positive for the banned substance Clomiphene – frequently used by athletes taking steroids, but also commonly used in fertility treatments – during an out-of-competition drug test. She was subsequently banned by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission from playing netball for three months; the ban is scheduled to end just after the 2011 Netball World Championships in Singapore.
- Prime Minister's National Youth Award for Excellence in the Field of Sports - 2005
- International Student Athlete of the Year - 2003
- GC Foster College Sportswoman of the Year - 2002
- Carreras Sports Foundation Special Award for Netball - 2002
- Luton, Daraine (2005-08-12). "Forbes joins the national squad". Sports Jamaica. Retrieved 2009-10-19.
- 2003 Netball World Championships: Player profile – Simone Forbes. Retrieved on 2009-10-19.
- Bogle, Dania (2010-05-01). "Simone Forbes — The remarkable sportswoman". The Jamaica Observer. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
- Lowe, Andrew (2009-12-09). "National captain taking a break – Forbes to concentrate on studies; quit netball after 2011 WNC". The Jamaica Gleaner. Retrieved 2010-02-11.
- Lowe, André (2010-10-02). "Forbes to carry Ja flag". The Jamaica Star. Retrieved 2010-10-03.
- Bailey, Robert (2010-09-30). "We're coming home with a medal". Jamaica Gleaner. Retrieved 2010-11-12.
- Mercy College Athletics graduates 2006. Retrieved on 2009-10-19.
- Bailey, Robert (2011-04-30). "Forbes hit with three-month ban". Jamaica Gleaner. Retrieved 2011-05-10.
- 2009 World Sevens roster, with biographical information on Simone Forbes.
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