Tag: IAAF World Championships

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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6 Things You Need To Know Today- June 1, 2016

Stormy Defiance – Residents In Flood-Prone Areas Vow To Wait Out Hurricane Season. If weather experts are on target in their predictions for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, communities, including those along the country’s coastline, must brace themselves for a tempestuous

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The Stars Champs Made – Melaine Walker

Melaine Walker had one of the most successful Champs careers in the history of the competition, and went on to accomplish great things as a senior athlete. She has 14 gold medals at every class (4 to 1) and etched

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Champs School Profile – Edwin Allen High

Two-time winners Edwin Allen High School spent many years in the shadow of the behemoth Holmwood Technical High before finally getting the better of their arch-rivals at Girls’ Champs 2012. Here are some facts about the school: The team is

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 2, 2015

Degrees In Limbo. Dozens of environmental health students in the final phase of their four-year programme at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) are in danger of not graduating in November or receiving their certification. This is because of a disagreement

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 28, 2015

Judges Livid – Only Politicians To Retain Automatic Right To Police Bodyguards. Some of the country’s judges yesterday responded with fury after it was announced that they would no longer be automatically assigned bodyguards… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Lotto Closes In

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 15, 2014

Cease Threats, Kartel Tells Supporters. Convicted entertainer Vybz Kartel issued a statement yesterday appealing to individuals to stop threatening journalists for their coverage of his murder case and post-trial reporting. Yesterday, Flying Squad detectives interviewed journalists… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com ‘Jamaica In Better

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 7, 2014

No To Dirty Money. An offer of a gift amounting to £500,000 (J$90 million) from a person whose source of income could not be ascertained has been flatly rejected by a popular local church leader… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Road

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 24, 2013

Cops Grapple With Changing Pattern In Human Trafficking. With 24 children reported as victims of human trafficking since the start of the year, the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID) has expressed concerns over what it says is a worrying trend that

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