Tag: Rio Olympics 2016

6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 26, 2016

Holness Declares ‘Results Soon’ In MoBay Crime Fight. Following a tour of sections of crime-ravaged St James yesterday, during which he met with the top leadership of the security forces and key…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Burke To Step Down – Robinson

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Jamaica’s Olympic Games Medal Haul: Men vs Women

Some of us may still be experiencing a few Olympic withdrawal symptoms, but the Rio 2016 Games are now a sweet memory and we have four more years to wait until Tokyo 2020. Jamaica reproduced its second best ever medal

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The 7 Best Moments Of Rio 2016 For Team Jamaica

The Rio 2016 Olympics has been a roller coaster of emotions for Jamaican fans. There were mostly highs and a few lows, and historic firsts were recorded in the diving pool and the gymnastics arena. In the end, it was

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Jamaica’s Medal Hauls At The Olympic Games: 1948 – 2016

The curtains came down on the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last night. More than eleven thousand athletes from 205 countries and two independent teams came together in a spectacular closing ceremony to celebrate the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 22, 2016

No Saving Probe – Bunting Says He Tried To Rescue Investigation Of Official. Former National Security Minister Peter Bunting has revealed that shortly after taking office in January 2012, he tried to salvage a police investigation that targeted a Jamaican

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

  Elaine Again! Elaine Thompson did it again! The Olympic 100m champion returned to the scene of Saturday’s triumph to become the seventh woman to win an Olympic sprint double…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Cash Plus Scam? The State agency handling the liquidation of

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There Has Been A Changing of the Guard in Jamaican Women’s Sprinting

Earlier this month, I noted that defending champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce would face an uphill battle in her quest to claim a third 100m title and a place in history as the first woman to ‘three-peat’ in any event at the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 15, 2016

The Greatest – Bolt Sprints To Historic Third Olympic 100m Title. Everything stood still. even the lottery draw in Jamaica was delayed, but Usain Bolt hit the jackpot last night, continuing his…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Half-Way Tree Electrified As Jamaica Celebrates

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 12, 2016

Golden League – Jamaica’s Track-And-Field Stars Take Their Mark In Rio. The first pages of the newest chapter of Jamaica’s Olympic track-and-field history will be turned inside the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro today…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Cops Against

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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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