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SPORTS

Brianna Williams Tops List Of Carifta Champs Team

Briana Williams, the World Under-20 sprint double champion, heads the list of athletes on Jamaica’s team selected for this month’s Carifta Track and Field Championship in the Cayman Islands. The Under-20 girls’ team also includes sprint hurdler Ackera Nugent and middle-distance runner Shaquena Foote. The boys Under-20 team is headed by “Boys Champs” 800 meters record holder Kimar Farquharson, record […]

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Protest — To Kneel Or Not To Kneel?

Historically, symbols have played an important part or role in a country’s cultural development. National symbols are developed to unite people by creating visual, values, goals, or history. Additionally, symbols are often rallied around as part of the celebrations of patriotism and are designed to be inclusive and representative of all people of the national community. Now, fast forward to […]

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World Class Athletes Inspire Us To Strive Toward Optimal Health

Whether we are sports enthusiast of an occasional ‘bag wagonist’ we were all thoroughly entertained and inspired by the performance of our athletes at the recent concluded IAAF World Championship. We cheered and screamed as our favorite huffed and puffed towards the finish line. All the events were exhilarating: Marathon Sprint race High jump Triple jump Javelin Shot put Discus […]

SPORTS

Usain Bolt Clean As A Whistle

Amidst new allegations of suspected doping by athletes, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt was among the big name athletes who have proven yet again to be clean. Britain’s Mo Farah whose coach has been recently embroiled in doping allegations was also said to be drug free. According to the BBC, the Sunday Times and German broadcaster ARD/WRD have obtained access to the […]