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Cancer survivor Novlene Williams-Mills determined to beat the odds

Cancer survivor Novlene Williams-Mills determined to beat the odds

  Mention the name Novlene Williams-Mills and several adjectives come to mind…fighter, survivor, resilient, humble, determined, classy and consistent. The 33 year old has been through the wringer, on and off the track, but continues to soldier on, knowing that she is an inspiration to millions of women the world over. She is battling a […]

Bolt chases 4th consecutive 200m World Title:

Bolt chases 4th consecutive 200m World Title: “Not gonna let Gatlin beat me…that’s for sure”.

  “…the 200m is my favourite event. I am coming out to win as always…..Not gonna let Gatlin beat me…that’s for sure,” said the 9-time World Championship Gold Medalist. Daggers are drawn. The world awaits Bolt vs Gatlin…the rematch. Not as hyped as their 100m showdown but the stakes are just as high. The post […]

Jamaica wins 2015 CAC Youth Chess Festival

Jamaica wins 2015 CAC Youth Chess Festival

  Sports, music, academics…you name it we JAMINATE it. So it was no surprise when the country won the Central American and Caribbean Youth Chess Festival held in the twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago from August 14-19. The festival which caters to the age cohort 7-17 years was contested by over 180 players […]

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Undisputed Sprint King and Queen - Bolt and Fraser-Pryce reign supreme

Undisputed Sprint King and Queen – Bolt and Fraser-Pryce reign supreme

  Usain Bolt may have got out of the starting blocks much faster than Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce as far as their respective track and field careers are concerned. He is also a giant when compared to the diminutive “Pocket Rocket”, his 6ft 5in towering over her 5ft frame. They do have a few things in common […]

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Historic Third 100m Title for Fraser-Pryce, Campbell-Brown rolls back the clock but misses out on a medal

Historic Third 100m Title for Fraser-Pryce, Campbell-Brown rolls back the clock but misses out on a medal

  Jamaicans use the expression ‘likkle but wi tallawah’ to describe our beloved country which has always punched above its weight in many areas including track and field. One athlete has over the last 7 years embodied on an individual level the concept of ‘Likkle but wi tallawah’….literally. The flashy green braids and sunflower garland […]

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No stopping Bolt...Legend retains 100M title as Gatlin cracks under pressure

No stopping Bolt…Legend retains 100M title as Gatlin cracks under pressure

He won in 2009 in Berlin dismantling a strong field and obliterating his own world record set a year earlier in Beijing with a new mark of 9.58. In 2011 he false-started when seemingly poised to retain his title in the South Korean city of Daegu. In 2013 normal service was restored as he won […]

Chasing medals, bragging rights, glory and CASH in Beijing

Chasing medals, bragging rights, glory and CASH in Beijing

Medals, bragging rights, individual and country glory will be among the incentives driving the thousands of athletes who will be on show at the 15th edition of Track and Field’s showpiece event. But that is not all that will be pushing many. Check out the cash prizes that will be up for grabs for the […]

BRONZE Medal for O'Dayne Richards

BRONZE Medal for O’Dayne Richards

O’Dayne Richards was a man on a mission. That was mission Beijing and the chance to create history with Jamaica’s first ever medal in a throwing event at a senior global championship. Mission accomplished as the gentle giant, affectionately called ‘Fred’ secured the historic Bronze medal and got Team Jamaica’s medal count off and running […]

Kimberly Williams and Shanieka Thomas create history advancing to triple Jump final

Kimberly Williams and Shanieka Thomas create history advancing to triple Jump final

Kimberly Williams and Shanieka Thomas have already created history at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China. Williams and Thomas carried Team Jamaica into uncharted waters after qualifying for the finals of the Triple Jump. Jamaica has never had more than one representative in the finals of the Triple Jump at the World Championships. […]

Elaine Thompson to make it 3 straight for Jamaica in Women's 200M

Elaine Thompson to make it 3 straight for Jamaica in Women’s 200M

Elaine ‘Slimmaz’ Thompson makes her World Championships debut as one of the favourites to win the Women’s 200m title and for many Jamaican fans, its a forgone conclusion. The 23 year old’s meteoric rise in 2015 was on display at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games (London Diamond League) where she ran a sensational 22.10 (-0.3 m/s) […]