Category: London Olympics

Is Asafa Powell a drugs cheat?

Is Asafa Powell a drugs cheat?

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica news, recent reports have confirmed that Jamaican athlete Asafa Powell has been tested positive for a known banned substance provided by the former world record holder at the recent JAAA National Senior  Championships held in June. Asafa Powell who has run the most sub10 100m runs in history, is the third fastest man in the world under […]

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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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Mayor of London Presents…..A Summer Like No Other

Mayor of London Presents…..A Summer Like No Other

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Free events taking place this week across the capital as part of celebrations for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games www.molpresents.com As London celebrates Team GB’s biggest medal haul for over 100 years, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson is backing free events and other attractions across the capital as part of Mayor of […]

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GUBA Ambassador, Jeanette Kwakye, speaks about her 2012 Games disappointment

GUBA Ambassador, Jeanette Kwakye, speaks about her 2012 Games disappointment

| August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

An Interview with GUBA Ambassador, Jeanette Kwakye, an outstanding athlete with a collection of medals and accolades that showcases her accomplishments, has earned her rise to Olympic stardom through hard work and dedication. As a successful British athlete, Jeanette endures the intense mental and physical training required to be at the top. She remains determined to […]

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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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Burns elated to carry T&T flag

Burns elated to carry T&T flag

| July 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

“It’s a great honour and privilege to carry out such a duty for Trinidad and Tobago.” Marc Burns was elated on hearing of his selection as T&T’s flagbearer for today’s Olympic Games opening ceremony, at the Olympic Stadium here in London, England. The veteran sprinter captured his first Olympic medal at the 2008 Games, in […]

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T&T Olympic Committee head: Businesses missed out on golden opportunities

T&T Olympic Committee head: Businesses missed out on golden opportunities

| July 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

With the London 2012 Olympics just about a month away, starting on the anniversary of the 1990 Coup (July 27, 2012), Brian Lewis, secretary general of the T&T Olympic Committee, last Monday sat for an interview with the Business Guardian to talk about local companies exploring opportunities from the Games. Q: What are some business […]

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London 2012: Great Expectations for India

London 2012: Great Expectations for India

| July 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

There seems to be an air of expectation hovering around the 81-member strong Indian contingent which started leaving for the London Olympics in batches over the last few weeks. This will be the largest Indian contingent ever for an Olympic Games which itself proves that more and more athletes of the country are now performing […]

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