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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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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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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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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 – 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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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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