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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.
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.
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
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
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
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