2018 World U20 Championships — Men’s Preview (Part 2)

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A strong showing is expected from the Black, Green, and Gold’s male hurdlers and field event athletes in Scandinavia. The Sporting Dimension has your athlete-by-athlete breakdown.  Continue reading

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2018 World U20 Championships — Men’s Preview (Part 1)

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It’s been a while since Jamaica’s junior males last won gold in any flat event or relay at a global U20 championship. This gold-less streak seems destined to come to an end in Tampere. The Sporting Dimension assesses the prospects of those most likely (and not so likely) to do the deed. Continue reading

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2018 World U20 Championships — Women’s Preview (Part 2)

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Twin hurdles silvers constituted Jamaica’s haul from the women’s hurdles and field events at the 2016 World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. If all goes well, there could be even more joy for this crew in Tampere. The Sporting Dimension assesses the chances of each Jamaican athlete expected to compete in these disciplines.  Continue reading

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2018 World U20 Championships — Women’s Preview (Part 1)

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Jamaica’s female athletes won three medals, highlighted by Tiffany James one-lap gold, in the flat events and relays at the 2016 World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Two years on, the prospects look good for them to equal that output in Tampere, Finland. The Sporting Dimension assesses the chances of each Jamaican athlete expected to compete in these disciplines. Continue reading

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2018 FIFA WORLD CUP PROFILES — GROUP H

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Classy Colombia, disciplined Japan, two-time third-placer Poland, and 2002 quarter-finalist Senegal comprise Group H.   Continue reading

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2018 FIFA WORLD CUP PROFILES — GROUP G

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Buccaneering Belgium, 1966 champion England, pugnacious debutant Panama, and fifth-timer Tunisia comprise Group G. Continue reading

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2018 FIFA WORLD CUP PROFILES — GROUP F

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Defender Germany, CONCACAF kingpin Mexico, hard-running South Korea, and methodical Sweden comprise Group F. Continue reading

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2018 FIFA WORLD CUP PROFILES — GROUP E

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Five-time champion Brazil, competitive Costa Rica, potential surprise package Serbia, and sneaky-good Switzerland comprise Group E. Continue reading

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2018 FIFA WORLD CUP PROFILES — GROUP D

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Two-time world champ Argentina, inconsistent Croatia, fast-rising Iceland, and unpredictable Nigeria comprise Group D. Continue reading

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2018 FIFA WORLD CUP PROFILES — GROUP C

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Underdog Australia, star-studded 1998 champion France, and former quarterfinalists Peru and Denmark comprise Group C. Continue reading

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