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Usain Bolt Strikes Again And Wins World Champs 200m Finals

Jamaica’s sprint sensation Usain Bolt brutally ended two-time doping offender Justin Gatlin’s attempt to controversially usurp him as the king of sprinting when he blazed to the 200 metres world title at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China today. The world’s fastest man clocked a time of 19.55 seconds to retain his world title, beating Gatlin into second in ...

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Captures World Champs 100m Title

Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce captured an unprecedented world 100 metres treble at the IAAF World Championships today. The powerhouse sprinter clocked a time of 10.76 seconds, retaining her world title and beating Dutch champion Dafne Shippers into second (10.81s) and the formidable American Tori Bowie into third (10.86s). Jamaica’s other finalists, 2007 women’s 100m champion Veronica Campbell Brown (10.91s) ...

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Usain Bolt Retains Worldchamps 100m Title

After stumbling through to the 100m final at the World Championships, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt defended his title in a time of 9.79 seconds at the IAAF World Championships now under way in Beijing, China. Bolt’s title-defending run silenced his doubters and critics as he convincingly forced Gatlin to battle his way to a second-place finish in 9.80 seconds. Bolt entered ...

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Eye Creams: Why Do We Need Them?

There are some of us that suffer from having those unattractive dark circles around our eyes often caused by hyper-pigmentation or the dreaded puffiness underneath our eyes. Many of us do not realize this, but the skin which surrounds our eyes is quite sensitive and prone to wrinkling very easily. Crows feet, also known as “laugh lines” can age you. ...

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Jamaica Public Servants Get Pay Increase

After several months of negotiations and more than a dozen drafts of a new wage deal, the Jamaican government has finally reached an agreement with most of the island’s public sector trade unions that will see civil servants getting a 7% pay hike and increased benefits. The majority of unions and associations bargaining with the Portia Simpson-Miller administration under the ...

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Sanneta Myrie Crowned Miss Jamaica World 2015

Twenty-four-year-old Sanneta Myrie, a medical doctor who locks her hair, has been crowned Miss Jamaica World 2015. Myrie, who mentors teens in inner-city communities and runs an after-school programme took home the crown, in a hotly contested competition this evening at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James. A crowd favourite, Myrie outpaced 19 other contestants to win the ...

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Veteran Jamaican Broadcaster Fae Ellington Awarded Order of Distinction

Veteran Jamaican broadcaster, Fae Ellington has been awarded the Order of Distinction Commander Class for her contribution to communication, media, education and culture. Ellington, on September 16, 2014 celebrated 40 years in media. Ellington is also best known for hosting the television series Morning Time on JBC (Now TVJ) for more than twelve years.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Has Died

Bobbi Kristina Brown died today at the age of 22. Bobbi Kristina’s death comes nearly six months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her Roswell, Georgia, USA, home on Saturday, Jan. 31. Brown is the daughter of late superstar Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown.

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Mexico Defeat The Reggae Boyz 3-1 And Win The Gold Cup

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz surrendered to Mexico 3-1 in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Mexico captain Andres Gaurdado opened the scoring in the 31st minute, with follow-up goals from Jesus Corona (47th) and Oribe Peralta (61st). Substitute Darren Mattocks, restored Jamaican pride with an individual goal in the 80th minute. Mexico will collect US$1m, while Jamaica will pocket US$500,000 ...

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T&T Red Steel Beat The Barbados Tridents To Claim CPL Title

The Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel defeated the Barbados Tridents by 20 runs in the final of the Caribbean Premier League at Queen’s Park Oval today. T&T RED STEEL 178 for five off 20 overs (Kamran Akmal 60, Cameron Delport 50, Dwayne Bravo 29 not out; Rayad Emrit 2-25, Kieron Pollard 2-28) Red Steel Captain Dwayne Bravo was named ‘Hero ...

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