Rio 2016 Olympics: Photo Highlights & Results Of The 4x400m Relay Men Final

Javon Francis will probably go down as one of Jamaica's greatest 4x400m runner. This young man dominates the commentary, when it gets to this race. It is believed that if there are three other runners of his caliber, Jamaica would have easily taken gold at the Rio 2016 Olympics. However, we had to settle for … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Photo Highlights & Results Of The 4x400m Relay Men Final

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Photo Highlights & Results Of The 4x400m Relay Women Final

As we say in Jamaica, it was donkey lengths; Jamaica and USA were worlds away from the other runners, at the Rio 2016 Olympics. It started with a strong leg by Jamaica's Stephanie Ann McPherson. At the second hand off Jamaica had closed the distance between themselves and USA. However, the USA managed to keep at … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Photo Highlights & Results Of The 4x400m Relay Women Final

Rio 2016 Olympics: Asafa, Blake, Ashmeade & Usain Bolt Close Down The 4x100m Relay

All eyes were on the 'big man', Usain Bolt as he came to the point of completing a 'triple triple' and achieve three gold medals in the 100m, 200m and the 4x100m, at the Rio 2016 Olympics. All waited with bated breath as the baton exchanged from Asafa Powell to Yohan Blake to Nickel Ashmeade and finally to Usain Bolt. The 'triple … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Asafa, Blake, Ashmeade & Usain Bolt Close Down The 4x100m Relay

Rio 2016 Olympics: Photo Highlights And Results Of The 4x100m Relay Women Final

It was a highly anticipated final and Jamaica did not disappoint, at the Rio 2016 Olympics in the 4x100m Relay Women Final. The line up included Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce, Elaine Thompson, Veronica Campbell Brown and Christania Williams. The race was over in a flash as the USA and Jamaica zipped around the track with Great Britain close behind. Allison Felix … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Photo Highlights And Results Of The 4x100m Relay Women Final

Rio 2016 Olympics: Photo Highlights & Results Of The 4x400m Men’s Relay Round 1

It was a cracking third and fourth leg by Allen and Francis of Jamaica, at the Rio 2016 Olympics in the 4x400m Men's Relay Round 1. Allen took Jamaica from fourth place to hand over behind America. Javon Francis, 'donkey man', ran a killer 50m to overtake the American runner, for first place. Jamaica is safely through to the 4x400m … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Photo Highlights & Results Of The 4x400m Men’s Relay Round 1

Rio 2016 Olympics: Photo Highlights & Results Of The 4x400m Women’s Relay Round 1

Credit must be given to Christine Day of Jamaica, for her leg, at the Rio 2016 Olympics, of the 4x400m Women's Relay Round 1. She gave great effort to put the others in good stead, as the baton made its way around the field, the gap also grew. In the end, Novlene Williams Mills had a good 20 … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Photo Highlights & Results Of The 4x400m Women’s Relay Round 1

Rio 2016 Olympics: Schedule For Jamaican Athletes, Day 9 – August 20

Rio 2016 Olympics Schedule For Jamaican Athletes SATURDAY, AUGUST 20 EVENING SESSION 7:15 p.m.: 800m Final 8:00 p.m.: 4x400m Relay Women Final 8:35 p.m.: 4x400m Relay Men Final *Jamaica Time ***** About the writer: Poetess Denise N. Fyffe is a published author of over 30 books, for more than six years and enjoys volunteering as a Counselor. … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Schedule For Jamaican Athletes, Day 9 – August 20

Rio 2016 Olympics: Full Schedule For Jamaican Athletes, Day 8 – August 19

Rio 2016 Olympics Schedule For Jamaican Athletes FRIDAY, AUGUST 19 EVENING SESSION 6:40 p.m.: 4x400m Relay Women Round 1 7:10 p.m.: 4x400m Relay Men Round 1 8:15 p.m.: 4x100m Relay Women Final 8:35 p.m.: 4x100m Relay Men Final   ***** About the writer: Poetess Denise N. Fyffe is a published author of over 30 books, for … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Full Schedule For Jamaican Athletes, Day 8 – August 19

Rio 2016 Olympics: Jamaica’s Usain Bolt Playfully Through To Men’s 200m Finals

The 'big man' Usain Bolt and Andre De Grasse of Canada, looked easy and playful in their semi final and got through to the next round with ease. Nickel Ashmeade was not so fortunate, and placed fourth in his event, at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Yohan Blake also missed out on reaching to the finals. Nickel Ashmeade … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Jamaica’s Usain Bolt Playfully Through To Men’s 200m Finals