Category: Olympics

#ThrowbackThursday: Usain Bolt






For Throwback Thursday, we take you back to Usain Bolt training hard before the 2016 Rio Olympics, where he performed his epic three-peat when he won gold in the men’s 100m, 200m, and 4×100 relays. Bolt said: “The sky has








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Jamaica’s Olympic Games Medal Haul: Men vs Women






Some of us may still be experiencing a few Olympic withdrawal symptoms, but the Rio 2016 Games are now a sweet memory and we have four more years to wait until Tokyo 2020. Jamaica reproduced its second best ever medal








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The 7 Best Moments Of Rio 2016 For Team Jamaica






The Rio 2016 Olympics has been a roller coaster of emotions for Jamaican fans. There were mostly highs and a few lows, and historic firsts were recorded in the diving pool and the gymnastics arena. In the end, it was








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Jamaica’s Medal Hauls At The Olympic Games: 1948 – 2016






The curtains came down on the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last night. More than eleven thousand athletes from 205 countries and two independent teams came together in a spectacular closing ceremony to celebrate the








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There Has Been A Changing of the Guard in Jamaican Women’s Sprinting






Earlier this month, I noted that defending champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce would face an uphill battle in her quest to claim a third 100m title and a place in history as the first woman to ‘three-peat’ in any event at the








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It’s Not Yam – Champs Is The ‘Secret’ to Jamaica’s Olympics Success






Ever since Team Jamaica’s exploits at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, people from around the world have been wondering what is the ‘secret’ to our success. To some, we just ‘came out of nowhere’ to displace the mighty








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Olympics Timeline: Veronica Campbell-Brown






One of the most decorated sprinters in history, Veronica Campbell-Brown has been a staple of Jamaican athletics since her high school days, when she dominated ‘Champs’ for Vere Technical. She has represented Jamaica at every level and has medals of








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Olympics Timeline: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce






Many Jamaicans might have asked ‘Shelly-Ann who?’ when she placed second at the national trials in 2008, but everyone’s favourite pint-sized sprinter has since become the darling of the Women’s 100m. Although she had helped Jamaica to a few relay








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Olympics Timeline: Usain Bolt






The world is holding its breath in anticipation of something special from the greatest sprinter of all time. When Usain Bolt bows into action on Saturday, August 13, he will be under the greatest pressure of his life. He has








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10 ‘Firsts’ for Jamaica at the Olympics






Olympics 2016 has already recorded a couple of firsts for Team Jamaica – our first gymnast, Toni-Ann Williams, competed and placed 54th in the world, and our first male diver, Yona Knight-Wisdom, is getting ready to leap into action on








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