August 2016 Blog Posts (4)

The Secret of Jamaica’s Runners

Orlando Patterson - NY Times

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Among the most enigmatic features of Jamaica, an island of only 2.8 million people, is its…

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Added by CShout1 on August 14, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

A New Queen, Elaine Thompson Reigns - Long Live Queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Elaine Thompson was crowned Olympic 100m champion following a scintillating 10.71 seconds run which also ended compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s bid for a third-consecutive title here inside the Olympic Stadium last night.

Fraser-Pryce, who won back-to-back titles in 2008 and…

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Added by CShout1 on August 14, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Is Jamaica's Yohan Blake ready to snatch the sprinting crown from his friend, Usain Bolt?

The night before the men’s 100-meter final at the 2012 London Olympics, 22-year-old Yohan Blake could not sleep. The following day’s race would be the most important of his life: The young Jamaican was about to compete in his first Olympic final. Billions of people would be watching…

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Added by CShout1 on August 3, 2016 at 9:51pm — No Comments

University of The West Indies About to Go Global

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday August 1, 2016 – With over 50 physical site locations in 17 English-speaking Caribbean countries, the University of the West Indies is well represented throughout the region. Now, UWI is set to expand globally.

According to Pro Vice Chancellor and…

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Added by CShout1 on August 3, 2016 at 7:08am — No Comments

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