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Serena Williams Wins 20th Grand Slam Title in Paris

It took longer than expected, but Serena Williams captured her 20th Grand Slam title today with a three-set victory 6-3 6-7(2) 6-2 over Lucie Safarova. With her third French Open trophy, she also becomes the first woman to win consecutive U.S. Open, Australian Open, and French Open titles since Monica Seles in 1991-92. Safarova led 2-0 in the final set. ...

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Usain Bolt Clocks 20.13s To Win 200m in Ostrava

Usain Bolt today won the 200m race at the 54th Ostrava Golden Spikes meet at the newly refurbished Mestsky Stadium in Czech Republic. He finished in a time of 20.13s ahead American Isiah Young (20.35s) and Greece’s Likoúrgos-Stéfanos Tsakonas, who finished in a time of 20.62s. Bolt’s is next expected to feature at the New York Diamond League on June ...

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Asafa Clocks 10.04s And Wins 100m in Ostrava

Jamaica’s Asafa Powell continued his winning streak today, taking command of the 100m race at the 54th Ostrava Golden Spikes meet at the newly refurbished Mestsky stadium. He won the race in a time of 10.04 seconds ahead of American Isiah Young, who ran a season’s best of 10.13s, and Richard Kilty of Great Britain, who finished in a time ...

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VCB Wins 200m in Beijing

Double Olympic champion Veronica Campbell Brown was Jamaica’s lone winner at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Beijing China today. Campbell Brown clocked  22.69s to win the women’s 200 meters. American Kaylin Whitney finished second in 23.06s while Shillonie Calvert was third 23.12s.

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Usain Bolt Owns An iPhone 6 Worth £2.3m Pounds

Jamaica’s Track and Field’s Superstar Usain Bolt is among the owner of the most expensive iPhone 6 which is presently on sale for £2.3 million pounds. The phone is not only made up of 25 caret gold, it is encrusted with countless tiny diamonds. The company behind the outrageous design which sees the Apple logo made up of diamonds as ...

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Jamaica Lands 85 Medals at The 44th Carifta Games

Jamaica’s junior athletes once again proved they are the kings and queens of the Caribbean with another dominant display at the annual Carifta Games after amassing 85 medals at the 44th staging of the championships which ended at the newly renamed Kim Collins Stadium in Basseterre, St Kitts, yesterday. The Jamaicans won 41 gold, 25 silver and 19 bronze medals, ...

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Calabar & Edwin Allen Retain Champs Titles

Calabar and Edwin Allen retained their respective boys and girls’ titles at the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA)/ GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships inside a rocking National Stadium last night, with contrasting effort. Edwin Allen were quite comfortable in winning their second straight title and third in four years, but the race for the Mortimer Geddes Trophy went into ...

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Chris Gayle Hits First Ever World Cup Double Century

West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings when he reached the landmark against Zimbabwe today. Gayle, who might have been given out lbw before he had scored, brought up his first double century 215 in 226 one-day internationals off just 138 balls including nine fours and 16 sixes. ...

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Usain Bolt To Retire in 2017

Usain Bolt will retire from athletics after the 2017 World Championships in London, he confirmed in an interview published today. The Jamaican sprint star, who has won six Olympic gold medals and is the reigning world record holder over the 100 meter and 200 meter disciplines — had previously intimated he would quit the sport after the 2016 Olympic Games ...

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Jamaican Teen Makes History And Becomes The Country’s First Female Pan American Champion

A Jamaican teenager has written her name in the history books by becoming the country’s first female fencer to be crowned Pan American champion. Tia Simms-Lymn, who was born in Britain, claimed gold at the Cadet Junior Pan American Fencing Championships underway in Toronto, Canada, where 20 countries from the region are being represented. Entering the championships ranked number seven ...

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