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VIDEO: The secret of Jamaica's sprinting success

Jamaican sprinting superstars Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are part of proud Olympic record that stretches back 50 years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Trinadad Express

Heart of - The Beast'

Yohan Blake is focused in training, pushing his body to the limit on the track and in the weights room.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Usain Bolt, Tyson Gay, Cricket, West Indies, Bangladesh

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Carrie Russell lights up UTech Classic on record-breaking night

CARRIE Russell of MVP sped to an impressive 11.19 seconds to win the Women's 100m Invitational event at the UTech Classic and equalled Schillonie Calvert's 2009 record on a night when nine records were broken at the National Stadium last Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Schillonie Calvert, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Melissa Breen, Usain Bolt, Kerron Stewart, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jamaica Observer

5 records tumble

RISTANNANA Tracey smashed the women's 400m hurdles record at the UTech Classic and in the process established a world-leading time of 55.64 seconds yesterday.

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Related Topix: Ricardo Chambers, Summer Olympic, Andrew Hinds, Sports, Usain Bolt, Michael Frater, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Kerron Stewart, Summer Olympics

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Mail

Zharnel Hughes broke Blake's record, is tipped as the next Bolt and...

'This kid, I'm telling you - he can be the next Bolt,' says Leo Brown, the coach at the IAAF's high performance training centre in Kingston, Jamaica, lowering his voice as the 18-year-old kid in question, Zharnel Hughes, suddenly appears in the corridor.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Newsday

The Jamaican university that changed athletics

As the Queen's Baton Relay spent this week in Jamaica, the preparations of one of the most talked-about nations that will appear at the Commonwealth Games were put into sharp focus.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Asafa Powell, Nesta Carter, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Jamaica Observer

A Champs to remember

ONE new records and some close misses highlighted the quality of the competition at last week's 104th staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kimberly Williams

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Trinadad Express

Stand in awe

"I've never seen so many outstanding performances in one meet, other than Olympic Games or World Championships.

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Related Topix: Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie, Usain Bolt, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Wed Apr 02, 2014

BBC News

Humans have got much faster... so why haven't horses?

An estimated global audience of 500 million will tune in to see who wins Saturday's Grand National, the world's most famous steeplechase.

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Related Topix: Sports, Horse Racing, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Yahoo!

'New Usain Bolt' could star for Great Britain at Rio Olympics

It does not normally take much for fans of British athletics to get very excited about an emerging prospect, but this time it seems the hype could well amount to something.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Shara Proctor

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Wolmer's' Hyde, KC's Hughes in blistering record runs

DEFENDING champions Calabar High surged impressively to the top of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Athletics Championships with 83 points despite early mishaps to hold a 13.5-point advantage on a day that local fans witnessed three unbelievable records at the National Stadium yesterday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Jamaica Observer

The thrill of human speed

THE 100m at any track and field championship is the blue ribbon event and the winner is normally crowned the fastest person around and with it a superstar status.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Stars galore at 12th UWI Invitational

Daegu World Championships 100m champion Yohan Blake will headline a host of athletes slated to participate at the 12th staging of the UWI Invitational Track and Field meet set for today at the Usain Bolt track.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Usain Bolt, Kim Collins, Ricardo Chambers, Andrew Hinds, Olympic Track And Field

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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