Tag: World Championships

Saluting Novlene Williams-Mills, Jamaica’s Wonder Woman

Most of the attention in the athletics world has been devoted to the retirement of Usain Bolt at the end of the recent World Championships in London. It was to be expected, considering the stature of the man. What most

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What Went Right for #TeamJamaica at the #London2017 World Champs

The 2017 World Championships in London, England, have finally come to an end, and not a moment too soon. To understate the obvious, things did not go well for Team Jamaica at this meet. At all. In fact, everything that

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Bronze is the New Gold: Usain Bolt’s Legacy Still Intact

No one could have predicted it. Or, rather, no one would have even dared. For to suggest that Usain Bolt—sprint king, legend, god amongst men—would fail to defend his 100m crown in his last individual race on the international stage

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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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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 17, 2016

Brilliant! – History Made As McLeod Mines Olympics Gold In 110m Hurdles. Omar McLeod created history, becoming the first Jamaican to win the 110m hurdles at any major championships after an imperious 13.05 win at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games last

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 16, 2016

‘This One’s For Dad’. She did it again! Shericka Jackson produced a well-timed run to finish third in the women’s 400m final inside the Olympic Stadium to lift Jamaica’s Rio 2016 medal tally to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com  ‘Butch’ Hendrickson Is PSOJ’s

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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: 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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