Category: Events

Hiroshima + Nagasaki Plan Olympics Bid

It appears that The Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are considering teaming up for  a bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympic games. Just weeks ago Tokyo loss out on hosting the 2016 games to Rio De Janeiro in a stiff contest that also...

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Tokyo misses out on 2016 Olympic Games

Tokyo missed out on hosting the 2016 Olympic Games after it was voted out in the second round of voting in during the 121st International Olympic Committee  Session in Copenhagen today. Chicago was surprisingly voted out first and that left Madrid (Spain) and Rio De...

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Jamaica Dominates World Champs in Berlin

It seems Jamaica’s performance on the track last year at the Olympic Games in Beijing was only a hint of things to come as Jamaica underlined it’s position as the number sprinting nation in the world at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Berlin with...

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Introducing Usain Bolt’s new ”Bolt Arms”

The 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics begins in Berlin Germany tomorrow and runs through until August 2009. A lot has been happening with the Jamaica team but the man of the moment and one of the biggest sports stars in the world right now...

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Jamaica to Conquer Berlin at World Champs

I am still counting down the days to the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics to be held in Berlin Germany from August 15th to 23rd 2009. The Jamaican team has already been chosen and on paper is an even stronger team than the one...

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Bolt Lights up Manchester in 150m Sprint

Usain Bolt set the city of Manchester in England on fire today when he ran the fastest 150m ever in front a a cheering crowd who waited for hours in really awful weather to see the fastest man in the world. It took only 14.25...

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World Athletic Champs 100 days away

In a little over 3 months from now Germany’s capital will come alive when thousands of athletes from all over the world converge on Berlin for the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics. The world is now more aware of Jamaica’s sprinting prowess. Will we...

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2009 Boys and Girls Champs Buzz Building

Track and field has always been big in Jamaica but with the performance of Jamaica athletes in recent years, culminating in our sprint domination in Beijing last year track and field is rising even higher. A little History Almost 100 years ago when Jamaica was...

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Bolt vs Phelps – IOC and Media Reactions

I remember clearly the tornado of controversy that was stirred up when Usain Bolt set fire to the bird’s nest in China with record breaking runs at the Olympics last year. Many accused him of being “disrespectful” to his fellow athletes, some alleged that his...

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Tokyo Bid Strong for 2016 Olympic Host

It’s been 4 months since my first post about Tokyo’s 2016 Olympic Bid and since then a lot has happened in relation to the race to host the games after London in 2012. The four cities  competing are Rio de Janeiro, Madrid, Chicago and Tokyo....

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