Tag Archives: Dejour Russell

Down for the Count in London Town? (Part II)

No, Jamaican sprintdom’s roof isn’t caving in. Yes, it is sporting a few gaping holes. Yes, we do have the raw materials to fix it. Yes, the refurbishing work will take a little while. No, we won’t have to live … Continue reading

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Numbers & Notes – Jamaica’s National Championships 2017

8.16m This clutch personal best leap took Ramone Bailey to a place in the pit he’d never previously been. It also likely booked him a ticket to embark on his maiden senior World Championships voyage.

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Fast Facts — Champs 2017

Boys and Girls Athletics Championships 2017 produced more noteworthy performances than any sports scribe could find the time to document. In light of this unfortunate fact, I’ll stick to a review of the extra special performances that were either age-group … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad & the Ugly from Bydgoszcz

The 16th staging of the rebranded IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Athletics is officially in the books. Team Jamaica, once again, produced a creditable showing. The total of eight medals won (two gold, three silver, and three bronze) equalled our … Continue reading

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The Benchwarmer’s Point-of-View: Easy Does It

When I was growing up, there were few sights more mesmerizing than seeing Trinidad and Tobago’s former World Junior 100-metre champion Darrel Brown in full flight. Then again, that “full flight” characterization never seemed apropos because Brown, who also won … Continue reading

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10 Events to Watch at Champs 2016

ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys & Girls Championships (‘Champs’) is upon us once again. As usual, the highly anticipated sprint clashes have monopolized most of the public’s attention on its eve. I, too, must admit that I’m waiting impatiently to see the likes … Continue reading

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