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Lebron James Daughter Zhuri Is A Huge Fan Of Beenie Man

Lebron James Daughter Zhuri Is A Huge Fan Of Beenie Man

Beenie Man has fans from every living generation including Lebron James daughter Zhuri. King James wife, Savannah shared a video on Instagram Story this week of herself and the couple’s adorable daughter Zhuri James watching Beenie Man‘s music “King of the Dancehall” on her laptop. “You can’t hate on this one [Lebron James],” Savannah wrote. The Lakers star did not respond to the post, but lots of... »

Usain Bolt Lands Football Contract From European Club

Usain Bolt Lands Football Contract From European Club

Usain Bolt’s new career in football/soccer is about to take off big. Jamaican sprint legend turn footballer, Usain Bolt, was reportedly offered a contract from a big name football club in Europe. The eight-time Olympic gold medalist is now on trial for Australian A-Team Central Coast Mariners where he impressed in his first friend game by netting two goals. ESPN has reported that Bolt’s agent conf... »

Usain Bolt Exposed After Sliding In A Married Woman’s DM

Usain Bolt Exposed After Sliding In A Married Woman’s DM

Usain Bolt found himself at the center of another cheating scandal. Usain Bolt is currently living his best life playing football in Australia and sliding in smoking hot women’s DM. This week, the Jamaican sprint legend got exposed sliding into the DM of a married woman. It turns out that he didn’t know that she would expose him, but she did. The female who is a makeup artist and blogger posted a ... »

Sean Paul and Usain Bolt Name Climate Change Ambassadors For The Caribbean

Sean Paul and Usain Bolt Name Climate Change Ambassadors For The Caribbean

Sean Paul and Usain Bolt have thrown their star powers behind climate change. The dancehall star and the track and field legend were named ambassadors for a new climate change initiative in the Caribbean put together by a coalition of global organizations, including the Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Sean Paul and Usain Bolt joined Virgin Atlantic... »

Jamaican Junior Sprinter Briana Williams not ready to go pro, says coach Boldon

Jamaican Junior Sprinter Briana Williams not ready to go pro, says coach Boldon

TAMPERE, Finland — Despite her success in winning a rare sprint double at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships, 16-year old Jamaican prodigy Briana Williams will not go pro until she finishes high school, according to her coach Ato Boldon. Williams completed the double on yesterday’s penultimate day with a spectacular 22.50 seconds after she had won the 100m two days earlier with 11.16 seco... »

Russell keeps Jamaica’s Gold Coast gold rush going

Russell keeps Jamaica’s Gold Coast gold rush going

GOLD COAST, Australia — The Jamaican gold rush at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games continued yesterday as Janieve Russell became the latest athlete to win a final inside the Cararra Stadium for the country. Russell finished first in the women’s 400m hurdles final and that win, along with a bronze for Jaheel Hyde in the men’s equivalent and silver for Shericka Jackson in the women̵... »

Jamaica wins historic gold medal

Jamaica wins historic gold medal

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer Jamaica won their third gold medal of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games yesterday when Aisha Praught created history by winning the finals of the women’s 3,000m steeplechase. This was followed up with silver and bronze in the women’s 400m final through Anastasia Le-Roy and Stephenie-Ann McPherson, respectively. Following on the two gold medals landed ... »

CARIFTA Games: Briana Williams of Jamaica Snags Three U17 Golds (VIDEOS)

CARIFTA Games: Briana Williams of Jamaica Snags Three U17 Golds (VIDEOS)

Oakland Park Northeast (FL) High sophomore Briana Williams won her first gold medal at the CARIFTA Games on Friday, winning the 100m in a wind-legal 11.27 seconds (+1.6). While it wasn’t a time Williams envisioned —  she said in her post-race interview that she would have liked to go faster — that piece of hardware cemented her place history in one of the Caribbean’s prized... »

Serena Williams Gave Sean Paul Some Tennis Lessons

Serena Williams Gave Sean Paul Some Tennis Lessons

Serena Williams and Sean Paul hit the tennis court for some friendly competition. Serena Williams is back to playing professional tennis following her hiatus after giving birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. in September last year. The tennis legend had a rough pregnancy with several complications including blood clots, and was bed rest for six. On Thursday, she played her first compet... »

President Trump Uses Usain Bolt To Justify Beef With NFL Players Over National Anthem

President Trump Uses Usain Bolt To Justify Beef With NFL Players Over National Anthem

President Trump is now using the great legend Usain Bolt as a means to justify his beef with NFL players over the national anthem. In case you have been living off the grid for a while, last weekend Trump ignite another firestorm at a political rally when he bashed NFL players who kneel during the playing of the national anthem, calling them SOBs. There has been widespread backlash over his statem... »

London2017: Bolt says starting blocks ‘the worst ones ever’ (VIDEO)

London2017: Bolt says starting blocks ‘the worst ones ever’ (VIDEO)

LONDON, England (CMC) – Track and field legend Usain Bolt has slammed the starting blocks used for Friday’s men’s 100 metres heats at the 16th IAAF World Championships as “the worst ones” he has ever used. The Jamaican, who failed to get away cleanly despite eventually winning heat six, said he had “stumbled” at the start because of the poor blocks. “I stumbled coming out of the blocks... »

Bolt, Thompson headline Jamaica team to London 2017

Bolt, Thompson headline Jamaica team to London 2017

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) believe they have selected a well-rounded team that will do the country proud at the London World Championship between August 4 and 13. The incomparable Usain Bolt, Rio Olympic gold medallists, Elaine Thompson and Omar McLeod, along with defending 100m hurdles champion Danielle Williams, headline a strong 56-member team that is tipped to equa... »

Good to go!

Good to go!

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer Timing of Usain Bolt’s exit demonstrates smarts, shrewdness If it were up to his father, his coach, his sponsors, the people and the Government of Jamaica, Usain Bolt would not quit track and field at the end of the 2017 season. No one wants to see the legendary sprinter exit the stage just yet at the “tender” age of 30 years. Ever since 2007 when he finish... »

Switzerland’s Fastest Man Is A Jamaican

Switzerland’s Fastest Man Is A Jamaican

Raymond Graham Alec Wilson LAUSANNE, Switzerland: Jamaicans can rise to any occasion worldwide and they are able to make a big impact in any situation they choose. One Jamaican who is making a big and positive impact overseas is 26-year-old Alec Wilson, who is the fastest man in Switzerland. He is the National champion and record holder in the men’s 100 metres after posting 10.08 seconds las... »

NFL team signs Bob Marley’s grandson, Nico

NFL team signs Bob Marley’s grandson, Nico

The Washington Redskins have signed Nico Marley, grandson of legendary Jamaican musician Bob Marley. The 5-foot-8 linebacker out of Tulane was at the Redskins’ rookie minicamp over the weekend on a tryout. They added him to the roster Tuesday. Marley was a four-year starter in college, becoming Tulane’s all-time leader in tackles for loss with 50½. He had 319 tackles, 6½ sacks and four... »

Usain Bolt the 7th most popular athlete worldwide – ESPN

Usain Bolt the 7th most popular athlete worldwide – ESPN

Usain Bolt Superstar world and Olympic multiple champion Usain Bolt is now the seventh most famous athlete in the world, as defined by the ESPN World Fame 100 rankings. Climbing from 15th spot last year, Bolt’s jump has largely been influenced by an endorsement deal worth US$30 million, and a combined social media following of 30 million (19 million on Facebook, 6.4 million on Instagram and ... »

Usain Bolt in tears at Germaine Mason’s funeral

Usain Bolt in tears at Germaine Mason’s funeral

Sprinter Usain Bolt has been inconsolable at the funeral of his friend, Germaine Mason, who died on April 20. Mason, an Olympic silver medallist, died after the motorcycle he was driving crashed along the Palisdoes strip in Kingston. Mason’s funeral is being held at the Hagley Park Seventh-day Adventist Church in Kingston. His body will be buried in Long Road, Portland. Bolt, who last Friday... »

Record-breaking Calabar dominate Penn Relays final day (PICUTRES AND VIDEOS)

Record-breaking Calabar dominate Penn Relays final day (PICUTRES AND VIDEOS)

  PHILADELPHIA, United States — Two spectacular meet records by Calabar High highlighted yesterday’s high school boys section as the 123rd Penn Relays carnival came to a brilliant close at a sun-bathed Franklin Field here on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Hours after running a breath-taking 39.00 seconds to win the 4x100m, the Calabar lions roared again in the 4x400m, sto... »

Golden record for Jamaica 4x200m ladies at World Relays

Golden record for Jamaica 4x200m ladies at World Relays

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer senior staff reporter Jamaica won its first gold medal at the IAAF World Relays last night in The Bahamas with a blistering run that brought home the coveted gold in the Women’s 4x200m. If this was not enough for the ladies, they also set a new championship record of 1:29.04. Jamaica made a tactical switch from the heats, shifting Elaine Thompson from the opening leg to t... »

Jamaica men drop baton in 4×100 at World Relays

Jamaica men drop baton in 4×100 at World Relays

Jamaica is out of the showcase men’s 4×100-metre relay final at the third edition of the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas after dropping the baton in the heats on Saturday. For several years, it was the United States that crumbled under the extreme pressure that comes with the men’s sprint relay, but this time, it was their arch rivals Jamaica. Competing in Heat 1, third leg runner Jevaug... »

Elaine Thompson powers Jamaica to gold in 4x200m at World Relays

Elaine Thompson powers Jamaica to gold in 4x200m at World Relays

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson anchored Jamaica to the gold medal in the women’s 4×200-metre relay at the third edition of the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas on Saturday night. Jamaica won convincingly, clocking a 1:29.04 World Relays record in the process to beat Germany, who clocked 1:30.68 for second place and the silver medal. The Jamaican quartet –which ... »

Asafa Powell pulls out of World Relays

Asafa Powell pulls out of World Relays

Former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell is among three athletes who have withdrawn from Jamaica’s team for this weekend’s third IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas. The team’s technical leader, Maurice Wilson confirmed the withdrawals. Wilson said, “I’ve been informed that Asafa Powell is not available; Julian Forte is also not available; Rusheen McDonald is also out. Thos... »

US$1.26 million in prize money on offer World Relays

US$1.26 million in prize money on offer World Relays

A total prize purse of United States $1.26 million will be paid by the International Association of Athletics Federations for the men’s and women’s races at the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 on April 22 and 23. The team prize money for each race will be first $50,000; second $30,000; third $20,000; fourth $12,000; fifth $10,000; sixth $8000; seventh $6000; and eighth $4000. There ... »

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Confirms She Is Pregnant Pulls Out London 2017 World Championships

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Confirms She Is Pregnant Pulls Out London 2017 World Championships

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has confirmed that she is pregnant with her first child after months of rumors. The Jamaican sprint queen also announced on her Facebook page that she has pulled out of the London 2017 World Championships in Athletics. At the moment she is fully focused on being a mother while still rooting for her Jamaican teammates who are currently training for the upcoming event. “All m... »

St Jago, Edwin Allen win Digicel Central Athletics Championships

St Jago, Edwin Allen win Digicel Central Athletics Championships

St Jago High boys outclassed their opponents, while Edwin Allen girls had somewhat of a fight to prevail at the two-day Digicel Central Athletics Championships, which ended at GC Foster College on Wednesday. Scoring 423 points, St Jago were well ahead of their closest rivals Edwin Allen in the boys’ contest, with the latter tallying 111 points as Holmwood finished third with 110. The other t... »

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