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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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10 ‘Firsts’ for Jamaica at the Olympics

Olympics 2016 has already recorded a couple of firsts for Team Jamaica – our first gymnast, Toni-Ann Williams, competed and placed 54th in the world, and our first male diver, Yona Knight-Wisdom, is getting ready to leap into action on

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10 Random Facts from Team Jamaica’s Olympics History

Do you know the name of the youngest Jamaican Olympian? What about the oldest? Has Jamaica ever failed to medal at the Olympic Games? Well, if you like trivia, I’ve got the answers to these questions and more for you.

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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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#FBF – 8 Champs Icons Of The Past

The 2015 staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships marks the 105th anniversary of the nation’s premier sporting event. Each year produces its own stars, some of whom are fortunate enough to dominate as they progress from class to

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Champs Special – Jamaicans On The Penn Relays Wall Of Fame

Jamaica’s participation in the prestigious Penn Relays dates back to 1964, and we got off to a flying start courtesy of our first participants from Kingston College. The small contingent left its mark on the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field, claiming

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Champs School Profile – Kingston College

Kingston College is the winningest school in the rich history of Boys and Girls Athletics Championships, claiming the boys title 31 times. Here are five other facts about the kings of the southern side of North Street. The coveted Jamaica Schools

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50 Years Of Penn Relays Glory

The Penn Relay Carnival, simply known as the Penn Relays, was inaugurated on April 21, 1895,  in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania’s Spring Handicap Track and Field Games. According to a recent article from the university’s Penn Current: “The origins of

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