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Chuck, Duck and Boom The Fence! Jamaican Terms For Champs Life

Jamaican patois adds unique spice to everything. For Boys & Girls’ Champs, we have our own parlance to describe the goings-on. If you’re interested any at all in our biggest annual display of student athletic grandeur, you should take the time to

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Did You Know? 25 Interesting Champs Trivia Facts

Champs has a long and rich history in Jamaica. From its inception in 1910 till now, it has been an invaluable stepping stone for many of our nation’s best athletes. According to Colin Channer, “The entire nation of Jamaica owes

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 25, 2016

We’ll Be Turned Into Beggars! Principals Lament The Removal Of Auxiliary Fees. “We’ll be turned into beggars!” is the cry of two local high school principals following the announcement last week that the Government will ban schools from charging auxiliary fees

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Schools With The Most Wins In Champs History

A breakdown of the schools with the most wins in Champs history: For the boys, Kingston College comes out on top with 31 wins over 104 years of competitions. KC is followed by Calabar and Jamaica College in second and

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In The Beginning – The Years Before ‘Champs’

Most Jamaican athletics fans know that the Champs we know and love today began in 1910. However, most people are unaware of any high school competitions but prior to that. Today, we take a Throwback Thursday trip down memory lane

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A Look Back At Some Champs Stars Of The Past

We’ve looked at the schools that helped to make Champs the phenomenon that is now. Now, we take a look at some of the standout athletes in Champs history, some of whom have gone on to represent Jamaica very well

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Champs Flashback – School Profiles

Sixty-three schools took earned points during last year’s staging of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships. As well all know, Edwin Allen High School came out on top for the girls, while Calabar High won for the

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What Is Your Favourite Champs Memory?

The 2016 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships gets into gear tomorrow at 1PM, and high schools athletes across Jamaica are ready and rearing to go. Defending girls champions Edwin Allen High School will have to work

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 14, 2016

$1.5m Phone Bill – Huge Charges Racked Up On Gov’t-Issued Cell Phone After Former Company Chairman’s Resignation. Though Maurice Henry demitted office as chairman of the state-owned Aeronautical Telecommunications Limited (AEROTEL) in February 2012, $1.5 million in charges were racked up

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 9, 2016

ECJ Takes On Low Votes – Electoral Commission To Utilise New Strategies To Reduce Apathy Among Electors. Allowing voting from places such as hospitals and nursing homes is among the options the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) will be weighing as

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