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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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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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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 27, 2016

‘I’ve Been Touched’ – Portia’s Contact With Master Indicative Of General Election. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said yesterday that she has already been touched by her Master, an indication that the general election is near… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Miracle

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Who Will Be The RJR Sportsman & Sportswoman Of The Year For 2015?

The RJR Sports Foundation is gearing up for the 55th staging of its annual Sportsman And Sportswoman Of The Year Awards, to be held on Friday, January 15. The awards honour outstanding achievements in sport by Jamaican athletes, by nominating a maximum

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7 Top Sports Stories Of 2015

Jamaica has been blessed with many great athletes in a number of different sports. Year after year, they continue to dazzle us with their speed, tactics, agility and skill, and 2015 was no different. We had so much to cheer and

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 24, 2015

‘A Very Dark Day’ – JCF Mourns Killing Of Two Cops. Only days before hoodlums snuffed out his life, Constable Craig Palmer had been in his community in Poor Man’s Corner, St Thomas, memorialising the death of his beloved sister, who

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9 People, Organisations And Teams That Won In 2015

It has been challenging to find many things worthy of celebration as we’ve looked back on the year so far. However, we did manage to unearth some last week. To continue the celebratory tone, we look at cheer with some of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 9, 2015

PNP Considering Lennox Lewis’ Wife For East Hanover. Violet Lewis, the wife of former world heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis, is being considered by the People’s National Party (PNP) as a replacement for Dr D.K. Duncan as its candidate in Eastern

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World Champs Timeline: Veronica Campbell-Brown

The name Veronica Campbell-Brown is synonymous with athletics excellence in Jamaica, and she is certainly one of the best female sprinters the world has ever seen. Her prodigious talent was honed at ‘Champs,’ where she starred for Vere Technical High

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