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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... »

Elaine Thompson outclasses 60m field at Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix

Elaine Thompson outclasses 60m field at Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson continued her good form on Saturday to score an easy victory in the women’s 60 metres at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix in England. Thompson produced a world-leading 6.98 clocking, the eighth-fastest time ever,  for the victory to lead home a Jamaica 1-2-3. Gayon Evans finished second in 7.17, while Christania Williams was third in 7.18. American Ba... »

Usain Bolt to compete for the first time since Olympics on Saturday

Usain Bolt to compete for the first time since Olympics on Saturday

​Global sprint star Usain Bolt will compete for the first time since the Rio Olympics on Saturday in Australia, embarking on the final season of his sprinting career. The Jamaican said he will run in a 4x100m relay race at the first of three legs of the Nitro Athletics series in Melbourne, Australia. The series continues Thursday and the following Saturday, also in Melbourne. Bolt arrived in Melbo... »

Bolt returns 2008 Olympic relay gold medal following teammate’s doping case

Bolt returns 2008 Olympic relay gold medal following teammate’s doping case

Global sprint star Usain Bolt has already returned one of his nine gold medals following a doping case involving his Jamaican teammate Nesta Carter. Bolt revealed this just two days after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed that Carter tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a banned stimulant, in re-analysis of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Carter and Bolt were teammates ... »

Usain Bolt Lose 2008 Olympic Relay Gold Medal Over Nesta Carter Doping

Usain Bolt Lose 2008 Olympic Relay Gold Medal Over Nesta Carter Doping

Usain Bolt lost one of his Olympic Gold medals but its not his fault. The Jamaican sprint legend loses his 2008 relay gold medal due to Nesta Carter’s doping scandal. Nester Carter was tested positive for methylhexaneamine in a re-analysis of his 2008 blood samples from the Beijing Olympics, the IOC reported on Wednesday. Methylhexaneamine is a banned stimulant the organization said. Carter was pa... »

Usain Bolt spoils Girlfriend with US:$1.5 million Dollar Diamond Necklace…Happy New Years Kasi Bennett [MUST SEE]

Usain Bolt spoils Girlfriend with US:$1.5 million Dollar Diamond Necklace…Happy New Years Kasi Bennett [MUST SEE]

The new years Unanticipated gift from the nine time olympic gold medal winner and three time world record holder Usain Bolt, which he had planed from his 2015 visit to France He purchased a 5k encrusted Dimond necklace the piece is said to have a estimated value of US$ 2.3 million dollar. the one of a kind custom built pice was Designed by one of europe’s finest jeweler. It has been said that the ... »

Cornwall College win first daCosta Cup title in 15 years

Cornwall College win first daCosta Cup title in 15 years

Cornwall College defeated St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) 2-1 at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Saturday to lift the daCosta Cup for the 12th time. A goal in the 39th minute by super forward Jourdaine Fletcher and another in added time by Shavon McDonald, carried the Montego Bay-based Cornwall College to victory in the final and denied STETHS a second successive title and fifth over... »

Bolt says 200-metre world record now likely beyond him

Bolt says 200-metre world record now likely beyond him

The world’s fastest man is slowing down. Usain Bolt again said he doesn’t plan to run the 200 metres in his final season, realizing that his world record of 19.19 seconds is now likely beyond him. Speaking Friday in Monaco before the IAAF athlete of the year awards, the 30-year-old Bolt said he thought he could dip under the 19-second barrier at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. But comi... »

Usain Bolt Earns $33 Million A Year – 10 Times More Than Any Other Track Star

Usain Bolt Earns $33 Million A Year – 10 Times More Than Any Other Track Star

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is gunning to cement his legacy at the Summer Olympics as the greatest sprinter in the history of track and field. He is already the first to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in the 100- and 200-meter races, and he’ll attempt a three-peat in Rio. His quest kicks off Sunday night with the men’s 100-meter final (prelim heats are Saturday). In addition to breaking barr... »

Skill declares War on Tuff Gong

Skill declares War on Tuff Gong

Alan ‘Skill’ Cole, a former manager and confidante of Bob Marley, has reportedly sued Tuff Gong and Island Def Jam Music Group over copyright ownership to the Marley song War, for which he is credited as writer. The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard Magazine report that Cole recently discovered he does not own the copyrights to War and Natty Dread, another Marley song for which he has writing credi... »

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