Category: Caribbean in the Olympics

Usain Bolt responds to Rio ‘haters’

Usain Bolt responds to Rio ‘haters’

| July 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week Usain Bolt was forced to withdraw from Jamaican Olympic trials due to an injury, in the wake of this many have been sharing opinions on the ‘World’s fastest man’s’ chances in the upcoming Rio Olympics. Well Bolt has heard the grumblings and took to Snapchat to respond.

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A Single Caribbean Sports Academy – Part 2

A Single Caribbean Sports Academy – Part 2

| August 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The success of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) athletes at the 2012 Olympic Games in London has created an illusion of the greatness of athleticism throughout the region.  The brutal truth is that it is athletes from only four countries, principally Jamaica, who were responsible for the Caribbean’s success. Jamaica won 12 medals (4 gold) and was […]

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World of sport not waiting on Trinidad and Tobago

World of sport not waiting on Trinidad and Tobago

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

So London 2012 is over and Trinidad and Tobago has come away from the Games of the 30th Olympiad with a four-medal haul. In total there were 12 top eight performances. Unprecedented, certainly. Many persons will claim credit and seek to bask in the glory of it all. Whatever rewards Keshorn receives for his gold […]

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The Bolt wave sweeps India

The Bolt wave sweeps India

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

London brought India closer to Jamaica. And the man responsible for this is none other than Usain Bolt. The Jamaican athlete’s great three gold medal winning performances in London Olympic Games came at quite unsociable hours in India, but still millions of Indians stayed awake glued to their television sets to be part of an […]

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What is Usain Bolt and other Caribbean athletes really telling us as a people?

What is Usain Bolt and other Caribbean athletes really telling us as a people?

| August 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret that usain Bolt from jamaica is the world’s fastest man on several counts. His successes at the London 2012 Olympics have secured him a coveted place in the anals of sporting history that not only Jamaicans but Caribbeans on the whole will be proud of for generations to come. His antics on […]

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A Single Caribbean Sports Academy to ensure future World Champions

A Single Caribbean Sports Academy to ensure future World Champions

| August 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

On the basis of the size of populations and medals won, the tiny Caribbean island of Grenada would be ranked in first place in the 2012 Olympic Games in London with another Caribbean island, Jamaica, in second place – though with a larger number of medals.  Officially, Jamaica is ranked at 18 and Grenada at […]

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Grenada’s Prime Minister hails Olympic star Kirani James as a hero!

Grenada’s Prime Minister hails Olympic star Kirani James as a hero!

| August 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Address by prime minister the hon. Tillman Thomas on the occasion of Kirani James winning the gold medal in the xxx Olympiad in london- august 6,2012. SALUTATIONS Grenadian Patriots: We are here!!! We are here because he did it!!! YES indeed, Kirani did it. Kirani won GOLD:-gold for Gun Battle; gold for Gouyave; gold […]

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Usain Bolt London 2012 Olympics Final vs every 100m medalist!

Usain Bolt London 2012 Olympics Final vs every 100m medalist!

| August 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Superb graphical comparison by the New York Times. Evolution of the human race, literally. Congrats Usain on back to back 100m and 200m golds!

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Grenada’s Kirani James wins Olympic 400m gold

Grenada’s Kirani James wins Olympic 400m gold

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Grenada’s Kirani James won his country’s first ever Olympic gold as he added the 400m title here to his World Championship crown. The brilliant 19-year-old stormed away off the top bend to win in a personal best of 43.94 seconds, well clear of fellow teenager Luguelin Santos in second.       “He was in […]

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Team Grenada Olympics date and time schedule

Team Grenada Olympics date and time schedule

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Grenada Team To The Games of the XXX Olympiad London, United Kingdom July 27th – August 12th, 2012 TRACK & FIELD July 31 – August 11th 2012 Follow for Date and Time Schedule: 1. Kirani James   –  400m 2. Rondell Bartholomew  –  400m 3. Paul Williams   –  100m 4. Kurt Felix   –  Decathlon 5. Joel Redhead   –  200m 6. Kanika Beckles   –  400m 7. Neisha Bernard-Thomas –  800m 8. Janelle Redhead   –  200m SWIMMING Esau Simpson   –  100m Freestyle TAEKWONDO […]

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