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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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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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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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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 18, 2016

Merchants Of Speed – Class One Boys’ 100m Set To Light Up Champs. Hang on to your seats! The merchants of speed take the track tonight, with sparks expected to fly at the National Stadium as the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics

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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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#JaVotes2016 – Meet Your MPs: St Elizabeth

Raymond Pryce – St Elizabeth North Eastern Raymond Pryce is the incumbent Member of Parliament for the St Elizabeth North Eastern constituency. Here are some more facts about him: He was born in Craig Head, Manchester. He attended St George’s College

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