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

Rio Olympics: Photo Highlights and 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 the USA. However, the USA managed to … Continue reading Rio Olympics: Photo Highlights and Results Of The 4x400m Relay Women Final

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

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

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

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

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

Rio 2016 Olympics: Usain Bolt Three Time 100m Olympic Champion

Rio 2016 Olympics: Jamaica’s Usain Bolt Double Olympic Champion of 100m & 200m

Bolt strikes gold at the Rio 2016 Olympics, in the Men’s 200m Final. The outcome was what we expected; Usain Bolt Double Olympic Champion of 100m and 200m. There was no doubt in our minds that the king of speed, the legend would get his gold medal. What we were curious about was whether he would break … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Jamaica’s Usain Bolt Double Olympic Champion of 100m & 200m

Rio 2016 Olympics: Results Of The Women’s 400m Hurdles Final

Jamaica's had three women, Janieve Russell, Leah Nugent and Ristananna Tracey, at the Rio 2016 Olympics, in the Women’s 400m Hurdles Final. Unfortunately none was able to medal. Janieve Russell, did not look her best. They finished in fifth, sixth and seventh spot. The USA's Dalilah Muhammad took the gold and Ashley Spencer took the bronze, with Sara … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Results Of The Women’s 400m Hurdles Final