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Inside "Champs," the Jamaican Track Meet That's Hiding the Next Usain Bolt

Looking for the next Fastest Human Alive? Start here.

By: Editors at GQ

Photography by: Nils Ericson

Maybe you've noticed: Jamaica is home to the fastest athletes alive. In track events at…

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Added by CShout1 on July 27, 2018 at 2:51pm — No Comments

2018 Champs highlighted Jamaica's Sprint Pedigree

Added by CShout1 on March 25, 2018 at 10:53am — No Comments

Champs is in full swing!!!!!

Jamaica College (JC) and Kingston College (KC) suffered minor hiccups on the opening day of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships as long jumper Paketo Dudley and Romain Brown in the javelin, both failed to reach the final in events they…

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Added by CShout1 on March 21, 2018 at 11:41pm — No Comments

It Begins Today: The greatest High School Track & Field extravaganza - CHAMPS!!!!!

Calabar High (RABALAC) and Edwin Allen High schools are highly favored to retain their titles at the 108th staging of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships which start today inside the National Stadium at 1:00 pm.

Not to be…

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Added by CShout1 on March 20, 2018 at 8:25am — No Comments

IAAF World Championships: De Grasse, Blake lead the pretenders to Bolt's throne

There will be a void in athletics when sprint icon Usain Bolt retires after the IAAF World Championships in London.

The Jamaican has swept all before him in the past four editions of the event, only missing out on one medal at Daegu 2011 due…

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Added by CShout1 on August 1, 2017 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Elaine Thompson and Asafa Powell dazzle in Zurich

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson set a new Diamond League record in Zurich on Thursday, chasing down Dafne Schippers around the bend to win a thrilling 200 metres.…

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Added by CShout1 on September 2, 2016 at 7:49pm — No Comments

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

Usain Bolt out to dominate his final Olympics

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Usain Bolt, the fastest man who has ever lived, has withstood a balky hamstring, a needy public and precocious challengers for nine years. Now, he plans to finish his unprecedented Olympic career with three more gold medals.…

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Added by CShout1 on July 15, 2016 at 8:48am — No Comments

Jamaicans shatter Carifta records on day two

Aiko Jones in action for Jamaica in the Girls’ Under-18 discus at the Carifta Games at the Grenada National Stadium yesterday. Jones threw a personal best 46.49 metres to win gold.

Defending champions Jamaica were…

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Added by CShout1 on March 28, 2016 at 9:27am — No Comments

Calabar and Edwin Allen rule Champs 2016

Ashley ‘Felix’ Williams (centre), of Holmwood, celebrates upon winning the Class One 200m final in 24.02 secs ahead of St Jago’s Shanice Reid (left) who was third in 24.42 secs and Reid’s teammate Natalliah Whyte.

By: Sherdon Cowan - Jamaica…

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Added by CShout1 on March 20, 2016 at 7:42am — No Comments

Stellar Performances continue at 2016 Champs

Aiko Jones of Wolmers Girls High School displays her Gold medal for winning the Class 2 Girls Shot Putt. Aiko went on to complete the double with gold in the Discuss event.…

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Added by CShout1 on March 19, 2016 at 10:03am — No Comments

CHAMPS 2016 is underway......Day 1 snaps.

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Added by CShout1 on March 16, 2016 at 9:29am — No Comments

Champs, the greatest school athletics meet, gets cracking today

CALABAR High and Edwin Allen High are favourites to retain their ISSA/ GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championship titles respectively as action in the 106th staging of the prestigious event starts today at 1:00 pm at the National Stadium.

Calabar High are…

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Added by CShout1 on March 15, 2016 at 9:14am — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s journey to the top

The Jamaican sprint star is aiming to win her third Olympic 100m title this year, writes Stuart Weir

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is quite simply the most dominant woman sprinter in the world. She was Olympic champion in the…

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Added by CShout1 on January 24, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Powell excited as he nears 100 sub-10 seconds races

MONTEGO BAY, St James -- Asafa Powell says he is excited about his chance to become the first man in the history of track and field to run 100 legal sub-10 seconds clocking in the 100m race.

At the end of the 2015 season Powell, who was part of the Jamaican team to win the gold…

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Added by CShout1 on October 5, 2015 at 2:10pm — No Comments

US Athletes refuse to drink Gatorade with Usain Bolt's photo.....

IT is so! The United States athletics team were even intimidated by a drink with Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt's image on the label.

For long, rumours circulated that members of the United States team, which participated in the World Championships in Beijing, China last month, refused to…

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Added by CShout1 on September 27, 2015 at 10:45pm — No Comments

Usain Bolt man of steel

(L) Visual artist Diedel Kloever poses with ‘Bolt of Bolts’. (R) Diedel Kloever’s creation ‘Bolt of Bolts’

THOUSANDS of fans have been converging on an exhibition dubbed 'Yard Art' in the town of Varel,…

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Added by CShout1 on September 23, 2015 at 10:27am — No Comments

The "Pocket Rocket" Queen of the Track reigns supreme!!!!

BEIJING (AP) …

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Added by CShout1 on August 24, 2015 at 8:56pm — No Comments

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