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

TIVOLI APOLOGY – Holness To Apologise In Parliament For Deadly May 2010 Operation. The Government is to offer an apology to residents of west Kingston over the operation by the security forces in the area in May 2010, which left dozens

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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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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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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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Olympics Timeline: Veronica Campbell-Brown

One of the most decorated sprinters in history, Veronica Campbell-Brown has been a staple of Jamaican athletics since her high school days, when she dominated ‘Champs’ for Vere Technical. She has represented Jamaica at every level and has medals of

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Olympics Timeline: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Many Jamaicans might have asked ‘Shelly-Ann who?’ when she placed second at the national trials in 2008, but everyone’s favourite pint-sized sprinter has since become the darling of the Women’s 100m. Although she had helped Jamaica to a few relay

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 8, 2016

In Hunt For Gold, Alia Is … Final Bound. She is already a world record holder and is also the first black woman to win a World Championships title, but having returned to the final of the 100m breaststroke at

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Who Will Bring Home the Medals from Rio 2016?

The highly anticipated XXXI Olympiad gets underway this evening in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jamaica is fielding one of its most diverse teams in years, and all the athletes will be looking to notch personal bests and possibly make the

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