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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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Who Will Bring Home the Medals from Rio 2016?

The highly anticipated XXXI Olympiad gets underway this evening in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jamaica is fielding one of its most diverse teams in years, and all the athletes will be looking to notch personal bests and possibly make the

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Who Will Be The RJR Sportsman & Sportswoman Of The Year For 2015?

The RJR Sports Foundation is gearing up for the 55th staging of its annual Sportsman And Sportswoman Of The Year Awards, to be held on Friday, January 15. The awards honour outstanding achievements in sport by Jamaican athletes, by nominating a maximum

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6 Young Athletes Going For Gold In Beijing 2015

The highly anticipated 2015 World Championships get underway this evening, Jamaica time, and our contingent will be going for gold. Around the world, everyone is looking forward to the exploits of defending champions Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and our other world class

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 29, 2015

Electoral Commission Of Jamaica To Propose Legislation For Same-Day Voting. The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) will shortly be recommending legislative changes for the holding of general and local government elections on the same day… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Jamaica Constabulary

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 29, 2015

Extradition Buzz: Alleged Scammer Yields To US Request – More Cases In Works. Almost two years after lawmakers in the United States (US) demanded that Jamaicans involved in the lottery scam – that has fleeced elderly American citizens of millions of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 9, 2013

1. Christie In Demand – Trinidadian Coalition Brings Christie On Board. Jamaica’s former contractor general Greg Christie has been brought on board by a coalition of private sector and civil society groups in Trinidad and Tobago to advise it on draft legislative

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