Tag: olympics

SPORTS

Top Jamaican Sprinters Lead Team To World Athletics Indoor Championships

Tokyo Olympics sprint relay gold medalists Shericka Jackson and Briana Williams headline the country’s team to the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia from March 18-20. Jackson and Williams will contest the 60 meters. The other women are quarter milers Roneisha McGregor and Stephenie-Ann McPherson and Junelle Bromfield, who is entered as an alternate. Natoya Goule will contest the 800 […]

POLITICS

China Says Winter Olympics Move By U.S. Baffling

China said that the Biden administration’s decision to send U.S. consular staff to Beijing with American athletes for the Winter Olympics was “baffling” amid the diplomatic boycott. “The U.S. claims it won’t send any diplomatic or official representatives to the Beijing Winter Olympics while at the same time applying for visa for officials from government agencies,” foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao […]

SPORTS

China Lashes Out At U.S. Olympics Boycott

Zhao Lijian, China’s foreign ministry spokesperson has lambasted the United States for its diplomatic boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. The U.S. action comes against allegations of China’s genocidal treatment of the Uyghur minority in Xinjiang. However, Lijian charged that such a description “fits the US better than anyone else” for its treatment of Native Americans. “The US has […]

SPORTS

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 […]

SPORTS

Top 5 Most Dramatic Races From The Olympics So Far

Many felt that the Olympics currently underway in Tokyo would have lack excitement and passion due to the absence of spectators. Some felt that the games should have been canceled due to the pandemic and the risk to all involved. Nonetheless, the athletes in the games have shown the mental fortitude to deliver world-class performances in deafening silence. Below are […]

SPORTS

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 […]

SPORTS

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 […]