Category: Caribbean in the Olympics

OYLYMPIC JAMAICA (The Island of Springs and Wood)

OYLYMPIC JAMAICA (The Island of Springs and Wood)

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jamaican Independence Day is August the 6th, right in the middle of the Olympic Games schedule and on the day of the Athletic Sprint relays.!!!!!! This major Caribbean Island may be small economically but packs a substantial Olympic punch.  Since 1948 The Island of Jamaica has won 55 Olympic Medals – 54 in track and […]

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Grenada at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Grenada at the 2012 Summer Olympics

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Grenada is scheduled to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom from July 27 to August 12, 2012. Athletics Athletes from Grenada have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the ‘A’ Standard, and 1 at the ‘B’ […]

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St Lucia at the Summer Olympics 2012

St Lucia at the Summer Olympics 2012

| July 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Saint Lucia is scheduled to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom from July 27 to August 12, 2012. Athletes from Saint Lucia have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the ‘A’ Standard, and 1 at the […]

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A Salute of courage  – Mexico City Olympics 1968

A Salute of courage – Mexico City Olympics 1968

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

US Sprinter Tommie Smith, 68, is best known for that infamous black power Salute in the 1968 Olympic games held in Mexico City. Michael Johnson US Sprinter has paid tribute to Smith and Carlos, “I know that my current success and the successes of black sprinters has been built on the shoulders of giants such […]

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Antigua and Barbuda at the Summer Olympics 2012

Antigua and Barbuda at the Summer Olympics 2012

| July 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Antigua and Barbuda is scheduled to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom from July 27 to August 12, 2012. Athletes from Antigua and Barbuda have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the ‘A’ Standard, and 1 […]

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Cuba at Summer Olympics 2012

Cuba at Summer Olympics 2012

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the first in a series of articles on the Caribbean’s participation in this year’s 30th Olympiad in the United Kingdom. Like many Carribbean territories, Cuba is scheduled to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from July 27 to August 12, 2012. Known for their superior skill and dominance of the Boxing […]

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The Caribbean and the Olympics

The Caribbean and the Olympics

| July 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The world prepares for another spectacular show of strength, valour, endurance and ultimately national pride in what can be regarded as arguably the most anticipated sporting event in the last four years – The 2012 Summer Olympics in London. As is expected there is massive preparation for this august event guaranteed to place London in […]

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