Category: Sports

Did You Know? 5 Interesting Facts About Jamaica’s Commonwealth Games 2018 Team

Jamaica’s team to the Commonwealth Games, which run from April 4-15, 2018, is on location and already engaged in the fight for golden glory in various sporting events. They have the honour and serious responsibility of continuing what has been

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What’s Right With Jamaica? CHAMPS … producing champs!

Jamaica is recognised internationally as a sprint factory. The country boasts some of the best and fastest athletes the world has ever seen, and carries a flair for athletic excellence that has other nations literally black, green and gold with

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Five Facts About Bobsleighing in Jamaica

Here are five facts about Jamaica’s bobsleighing history: Jamaica’s debut in bobsleighing at the Winter Olympics took place in 1988 at the games in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, which took place between February 13 and 28. That first team comprised Dudley Stokes, Michael

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West Indies Cricket on the Rise: Youth, Focus, Discipline Can Yield Bright Future

By Bradley Jacks, Contributing Writer As a  young fan of West Indies cricket I have been following the ongoing series between The West Indies and England attentively. Expectations are extremely low these days when entering a test series against one of

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Saluting Novlene Williams-Mills, Jamaica’s Wonder Woman

Most of the attention in the athletics world has been devoted to the retirement of Usain Bolt at the end of the recent World Championships in London. It was to be expected, considering the stature of the man. What most

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What Went Right for #TeamJamaica at the #London2017 World Champs

The 2017 World Championships in London, England, have finally come to an end, and not a moment too soon. To understate the obvious, things did not go well for Team Jamaica at this meet. At all. In fact, everything that

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Something to Smile About: 12 Uplifting Jamaica World Champs Facts

Things have not been going as planned for Team Jamaica at the London 2017 World Championships, and spirits are a bit low among local athletics fans. Has our decade-long surge of dominance come to a screeching halt? First, we had

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Bronze is the New Gold: Usain Bolt’s Legacy Still Intact

No one could have predicted it. Or, rather, no one would have even dared. For to suggest that Usain Bolt—sprint king, legend, god amongst men—would fail to defend his 100m crown in his last individual race on the international stage

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What’s Right With Jamaica? Asafa Powell

Today’s What’s Right With Jamaica focus will be on track and field icon Asafa Powell. The Gleaner’s #MakeItLegendary video gives some seriously cool information about him. Please check it out! How thankful are Jamaicans for Jamaica? It’s a wonderful country

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What’s Right With Jamaica? 18 Guinness World Records

What’s Right With Jamaica? Jamaicans have always considered themselves to be exceptional, and this is evidenced in how their infectious culture has diffused to pretty much every corner of the globe. Even the Guinness Book of World Records bears testament

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