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NFL holds no appeal for Bolt

NFL holds no appeal for MU super-fan Bolt

The bruising NFL isn't on Usain Bolt's post-athletics agenda, but Jamaica's sprint superstar says hed answer a call from his beloved Manchester United in a heartbeat. Bolt, who capped his glittering Olympic career with a third straight sprint ... New Age Bangladesh, 4 weeks ago
NFL holds no appeal for Bolt, 4 weeks ago

Pleased Wilson turns attention to Ja's athletics future

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Despite Jamaica's success at the Rio Olympic Games, Maurice Wilson, the team's technical leader, wants to see policies implemented that will enhance the performances. Jamaica finished with 11 medals, consisting of six ...
 Jamaica Observer2 months ago
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Let's pick up the Rio pieces: Bravo Team BW

Botswana's 12 athletes sent to the Rio Olympics Games touched down at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport empty-handed after the two-week sojourn to Brazil yielded nothing but near misses and outright failure. It was a campaign that had ...
 Mmegi Online1 month ago ASEAN now has sporting chance at Games  Asiaone2 months ago Highlights: Day 11 at the Rio Olympics  Reuters India2 months ago Shame of sporting administration in India  Millennium Post1 month ago

McLeod hurdles to gold

Jamaican sprint hurdler Omar McLeod swept to a brilliant gold medal at the Olympics on Tuesday as French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie was booed once again to heap more embarrassment on Rio 2016 organisers. McLeod, 22, confirmed his arrival as ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star2 months ago Rio 2016: Jamaican Omar McLeod Strikes Gold in Men's 100m Hurdles  NDTV2 months ago #ReadySetRio: Jamaica star McLeod strikes gold  Jamaica Observer2 months ago Jamaica star McLeod strikes gold as Lavillenie booed again  The Gulf Today2 months ago

Need to revamp sports management

BY D M DESHPANDE Much has been written and discussed about the Indian fiasco at Rio. Three women athletes saved the blushes for the country by their exceptional individual performances in their fields. Unfortunately, Dipa lost by a whisker to bag ...
 Navhind Times1 month ago

With only one Russian athlete in the fray, Americans eye bumper medals haul

IMAGE: Darya Klishina of Russia warms up before the long jump. Photograph: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images. The United States is expected to run away with the athletics competition in Rio, taking podium spots often the preserve of Russians such as double pole vault gold medalist Yelena Isinbayeva and 110m hurdles world champion Sergei Shubenkov. Russia has taken second place on the athletics medals table at the last three Olympics and, as with the Soviet Union before it, has long been the United ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Analysing Jamaica's tremendous Rio performance

No praise is too high for Jamaica's superlative performance at the Rio Olympics with 6 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals. This performance, however, has to be better contextualised for the magnitude of this success to be fully appreciated. Apart ...
 Jamaica Observer1 month ago Make sports legendary... and bankable  Jamaica Observer2 months ago A silver lining in our Rio performance  Hindu Business Line1 month ago

One-on-One: Jamaica's Tourism Minister Talks New Hotels, Island's Growth

We found ourselves in unusual territory during our most recent visit, in June, to the island of Jamaica. Although Travel Agent usually frequents a destination's hottest hotels, newest restaurants and latest attractions, this time around we were ...
 Travel Agent Central2 months ago

Men's quarter-milers elated to break relay medal drought

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — A sterling 43.78-second anchor leg by Javon Francis propelled Jamaica to the silver medal in the men's 4x400m relay, as Jamaica ended the Olympic Games with 11 medals here at the Olympic Stadium last night. With just ...
 Jamaica Observer2 months ago

The Latest: Romani sets Brazil record in Shot

Brazil's Darlan Romani makes an attempt in the men's shot put qualification during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. Jamaica's Usain Bolt, center left, ...
 Mail.com2 months ago
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