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

All good things, much like bad things, eventually come to an end. It was never a matter of if we’d be knocked off our short sprinting perch. It was merely a matter of when.

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Eye-catching “Champs” Clashes — Boys (Part I)

Usain Bolt versus Jermaine Gonzalez (Class I 400m) in 2003. Yohan Blake versus Remaldo Rose (Class I 100m) in 2007. Of a more recent vintage; Michael O’Hara versus Jaheel Hyde (Class I 110m Hurdles) in 2015.

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Olympic Trials Preview: 6 Field & Hurdles Events to Watch

The sprints will once again headline the show at the upcoming Jamaican Olympic trials (June 30 – July 3). The likes of multiple Olympic champions Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, and Veronica Campbell-Brown are just a few of the superlative speedsters … Continue reading

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Deciphering the Mystery That Is Asafa Powell

To many, Asafa Powell is an enigma, wrapped in a puzzle, and clothed with a big question mark. “Underachiever”, “choke artist”, and “flop” are just a few of the many uncomplimentary terms routinely tossed the big Jamaican sprinter’s way by … Continue reading

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2015 IAAF World Relays Musings

The US came, saw, and captured just about every title on offer at IAAF World Relays 2015. I think I can still hear the faintest strains of “The Star-Spangled Banner” reverberating in my noggin even now. Thankfully, it didn’t drown … Continue reading

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My Top 14 (16) Performances from Champs 2014

It was another ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships (“Champs”) to savor. Congratulations to the respective male and female team titlists – Calabar High School and Edwin Allen High School. Congratulations, also, to all the other athletes, coaches, administrators, and … Continue reading

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Who’s the Greatest of All-time?

Just who, exactly, is the greatest of all-time (G.O.A.T.)? Is Usain Bolt the greatest sprinter to ever lace up a pair of spikes? Is he better than Carl Lewis? Is Pele the “wikkides ting” to ever set foot on a … Continue reading

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