Jamaica and the London 2012 Olympics: Asafa Powell, Brigette Foster-Hylton, Melanie Walker suffer unfortunate turn of events at XXX Olympiad

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Along with the highs that come with the London 2012 Olympics, the Jamaican team has experienced some lows as well. These occurring in the Jamaican Independence season when Jamaica turns 50. Jamaicans are known for their fortitude, strong will and fast sprinting. They are also … Continue reading Jamaica and the London 2012 Olympics: Asafa Powell, Brigette Foster-Hylton, Melanie Walker suffer unfortunate turn of events at XXX Olympiad

Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Pictures, 110m hurdle takes out Brigette Foster-Hylton in qualifying rounds

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Travesty strikes Jamaican 110 metre athlete at the London 2012 Olympics, after ending day three on a super high with a 100 metres win from Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake. Brigette Foster-Hylton hits hurdles and did not qualify through to the next rounds. … Continue reading Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Pictures, 110m hurdle takes out Brigette Foster-Hylton in qualifying rounds

Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Asafa Powell, 100m metres sprinter

Excerpt from Wikipedia Asafa Powell CD (born 23 November 1982) is a Jamaican sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres. He held the 100 m world recordbetween June 2005 and May 2008, with times of 9.77 and 9.74 seconds respectively. Powell has consistently broken the 10-second barrier in competition, with his personal best of 9.72 s being the fifth fastest time in the history of the event.[1] As … Continue reading Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Asafa Powell, 100m metres sprinter

Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Usain Bolt, 100m 200 metres sprinter

Excerpt from Wikipedia The Honourable Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D. ( /ˈjuːseɪn/;[8] born 21 August 1986), is a Jamaican sprinter and a five-time World and three-time Olympic gold medalist. He is the world record and Olympic record holder in the 100 metres, the 200 metres and (along with his teammates) the 4×100 metres relay. He is the reigning Olympic champion in these three events, and is one of only seven athletes to win world championships … Continue reading Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Usain Bolt, 100m 200 metres sprinter

Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce, 100 metres sprinter

  By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Shelly Ann-Fraser Pryce will be competing in the 100m at the London 2012 Olympics, on day one of Track and Field events. Fraser-Pryce is Jamaica's National champion at 100 metres and 200 metres. She beat out Veronica Campbell-Brown, Kerron Stewart and Sherone Simpson. … Continue reading Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce, 100 metres sprinter

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Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Veronica Campbell-Brown, 100 metres sprinter

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Jamaican female 100 metres sprinters will be on display today at the London 2012 Olympics, Track and Field segment. Veronica Campbell-Brown, Shelly Ann-Fraser-Pryce and Kerron Stewart are expected to dominate and qualify for the semi-finals and finals of the 100 metres. According to Wikipedia, Veronica Campbell-Brown C.D (born … Continue reading Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Veronica Campbell-Brown, 100 metres sprinter

Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Dorian Scott, Shotput

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Dorian Scott has lead the Jamaican contingent of Olympic Track and Field athletes into the finals. He competed on Day one of the Track and Field segment of the London 2012 Olympic games. Dorian threw 20.18, 20.30 and 20.31 to place into the … Continue reading Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Dorian Scott, Shotput

Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Video of Jamaican Swimmer Alia Atkinson, fourth in 100m breaststroke final

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe The women's 100m breaststroke at the London 2012 Olympics was the race to watch for Jamaicans, on July 30, 3012. Alia Atkinson 1:06.46, went out in fine style and competed to place fourth in this final round. Atkinson could be seen as one of … Continue reading Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Video of Jamaican Swimmer Alia Atkinson, fourth in 100m breaststroke final

Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Video of Alia Atkinson vs. Canada’s Tera Van Beilen,swim off

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Alia Atkinson finished first in the 100 metres breaststroke heats; however she tied for fourth in the semi-finals with Canada's Tera Van Beilent. Atkinson then performed a show stopping swim in the swim off to produce the fifth fastest time to make the 100 … Continue reading Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Video of Alia Atkinson vs. Canada’s Tera Van Beilen,swim off