Category Archives: track and field

Time Magazine Person of 2016. My Picks of Winners & Losers

Time Magazine shortlist for person of 2016 were as follows Donald Trump Simone Biles Hillary Clinton Beyonce CRISPR Scientists Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Nigel Farage The Flint Whistleblowers Narendra Modi Vladimir Putin Mark Zuckerberg Winner: Donald Trump My own list would … Continue reading

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Bolt is a Jamaican National Hero in my Book

Since the Rio Olympics one of the ongoing debates in Jamaica is how should Usain Bolt be honoured for his continued success and global impact. For me Bolt should be made a Jamaican National Hero. Once he retires. Today the … Continue reading

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Sebastian Coe’s and the future of Athletics

Now that Sebastian Coe has started his role as International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief he will no doubt be inundated with ideas on how to take the sport forward. Here are my own thoughts. Learning from other sports … Continue reading

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Beijing 2015 – Highs and Lows

There were so many highlights at the World Athletics Championship both on and off the track. My highlights would include Usain Bolt. Jamaica’s medal haul of 12. 400m men’s where 3 men went well under 44 seconds. Women’s long jump: 3 going … Continue reading

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World Championship Athletics – My Predictions

Next weekend sees the start of one the more eagerly anticipated World Athletics Championships in Beijing due to Bolt vs Gatlin and the recent doping stories. Here are my predictions to a few of the events. Women’s 100 metres Shelly … Continue reading

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Jamaica’s Other Track & Field Stars – The Media

Last Saturday Jamaica hosted their annual invitational international track and field event at the National Stadium. As usual the performances by the competitors from the host country and international stars were world class. Excellent winners on the night included local … Continue reading

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