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Meet Jamaica’s first ever female gymnast to compete in the Olympics! Before Toni-Ann Williams even landed in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, which ended Sunday, she had already made history. Back in April, Williams, 20, qualified for the Olympics and became the first ever female gymnast

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“Usain Bolt’s final Olympic gold sends the legend out on a fittingly high note Usain Bolt started sprinting as a boy in the parish of Trelawny, tucked deep in Jamaica’s Cockpit Country, a sugar-farming area that was the former stronghold of the Maroons, Jamaica’s 18th century freedom fighters who resisted

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Usain Bolt
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Did you know that Usain Bolt won his first high-school championships medal in 2001 in Trelawny, Jamaica at 14? “The athletics superstar aims to complete an unprecedented ‘triple-triple’ at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games by defending the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay titles he won at the 2008 and

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Usain Bolt
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Here’s an interesting article from the Rolling Stone by Morgan Jerkins about Usain Bolt and what he means to Jamaica. Though I don’t agree with it all, it’s worth a read.  “The country’s greatest hero since Bob Marley runs in the Olympics for the last time When Usain Bolt smashed

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Alia Atkinson Rio 2016
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Alia Atkinson, Jamaica’s hopeful for a medal in the 100 metre breast stroke missed her chance to place in the top three. We still so proud of Alia making the final in her third Olympics! Read more: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/sports/20160808/alias-last-splash-swimming-sensation-places-eighth-breaststroke-final

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Team Jamaica Rio Olympics 2016
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Here’s the full schedule of events for the Rio 2016 Olympics, plus a few more useful sites to check out: Schedule: https://www.rio2016.com/en/schedule-and-results Official website: http://www.nbcolympics.com/ Official YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/rio2016 Jamaica Olympics website: http://www.jamaicaolympics.com/ Team Jamaica Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/JamaicaOlympics

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Team Jamaica Rio 2016
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Today marks day one of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. On most Jamaicans mind will be the track and field events, so here’s the official schedule for the Rio 2016 track and field events. Olympic track and field schedule Check out the Team Jamaica site: http://www.jamaicaolympics.com/ and the official PUMA Team Jamaica

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Gatorade introduces The Boy Who Learned To Fly, an animated film based on the life of Usain Bolt. Check it out! Very cool, thanks Gatorade!  

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What does life in athletics look like after Usain Bolt? Here’s a story from CNN talking about life after Usain Bolt in athletics. They’re wondering how interesting athletics will be after Usain hangs up his spikes….Team Jamaica to the rescue? According to Daley Thompson, ‘Without Usain Bolt athletics ranks beside mud-wrestling’ (CNN) With

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Kingston Polo Club and St. Ann Polo Club continue their century-old rivalry. The Senior Cup Final is happening on April 23. Come and support the Jamaica Cancer Society – St. Ann/St. Mary Branch.

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