Category: Events

A Look back at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics

G’day good people of Jamaipa. I’m reesan from loneleeplanet and I am honoured to be here writing a guest post on jamaipanese.com. Inspired by Jamaipanese’s coverage of the Tokyo 2016 Olympic bid, in this guest post I explore Tokyo’s contribution to the Olympic Movement when...

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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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