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Sha’Carri Richardson In Clash Against Olympic Medalists

“The Tortoise and the Hare” is one of Aesop’s Fables and is one told umpteenth time in schools. The account details a race between unequal partners and has attracted conflicting interpretations. The fable itself is a variant of a common folktale theme in which ingenuity and trickery are employed to overcome a stronger opponent. However, when America’s newly minted sprint […]

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The Top Ten Greatest Caribbean Olympic Athletes Of The Past Forty Years

The 32nd edition of the Olympic games is well underway in Tokyo, Japan, and the eyes of the world have descended on the Asian city. Over the years, the Caribbean has been well represented by our countrymen and women at the games. In this article, we will look back at the greatest performers from the region on the Olympic stage […]

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Seven Events To Watch During The Upcoming Olympics

With the opening ceremony set for Friday, July 23, the Olympics will captivate the mind, heart, and time of most humans on planet Earth for the next two weeks. Caribbean sports fans will especially have their eyes peeled on the performance of the region’s best athletes. That said, here are the top seven events to watch during the Olympics from […]

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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 […]

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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 […]