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

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Rio Olympics: Results Of The Women’s 200m Final

The night ended with gold for Jamaica in the women's 200m finals. Elaine Thompson, Jamaica's new golden girl dominated the event and left it all on the track. In the end, she will be crowned the new double Olympic champion of both the 100m and the 200m. Thompson's elation was so pure, as she did not … Continue reading Rio Olympics: Results Of The Women’s 200m Final

Rio Olympics: Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson Double Olympic Champion of 100m 200m

Pot covers could be heard clanging all over Jamaica, even before Elaine Thompson completed her race. By the end, ears were ringing and Jamaicans jumped up and down grinning and beaming proudly. Jamaican's love their sports. We love our athletes and we luv a gold medal. Elaine has been dominant in both the 200m and … Continue reading Rio Olympics: Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson Double Olympic Champion of 100m 200m

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Rio Olympics: Results Of The Women’s 100m Hurdles Semi Finals

The Jamaican women did not fair well in the Women’s 100m hurdles semi finals, at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Shermane Williams, Nickiesha Wilson and  Megan Simmonds finished fifth, seventh and fifth respectively. All the ladies ran without injury or major mishap unlike several of the hurdlers.     1 Brianna Rollins United States 12.47s 2 Kristi Castlin United States 12.63s 3 … Continue reading Rio Olympics: Results Of The Women’s 100m Hurdles Semi Finals

Rio Olympics: Shermane Williams, Nickiesha Wilson, Megan Simmonds Out Of The Women’s 100m Hurdles

Shermane Williams, Nickiesha Wilson and  Megan Simmonds represented Jamaica today in the Women’s 100m hurdles semi finals, at the Rio 2016 Olympics. It was an evening of harsh disappointments and mishaps in the event as several runners, who were capable of making the finals, crashed into the hurdles. Megan Simmonds who looked the best of all three Jamaicans, clipped the … Continue reading Rio Olympics: Shermane Williams, Nickiesha Wilson, Megan Simmonds Out Of The Women’s 100m Hurdles

Rio 2016 Olympics: Jamaica’s Women Knocked Out Of The Women’s 800m

Wednesday morning was not a good showing for the Jamaican athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Simoya Campbell was the first of the Jamaican women in the 800m, running in heat 6. She lead the race for the first 500m but lost her position and came in last. With that result, it is clear that Campbell's … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Jamaica’s Women Knocked Out Of The Women’s 800m

Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce, Elaine Thompson and Christania Williams

Rio 2016 Olympics: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Christania Williams and Elaine Thompson Through To 100m Semi Finals

The 100m heats got off to a late start at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Jamaican athletes Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce, Elaine Thompson and Christania Williams found themselves running close to midnight, which does require some adjustment. Nonetheless, all the ladies qualified for the semi final rounds to be run, Saturday, August 13, 2016.   Complete … Continue reading Rio 2016 Olympics: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Christania Williams and Elaine Thompson Through To 100m Semi Finals