‘I’m moving forward’ - Stunned Elaine vows comeback after 100m loss

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LONDON, England:Elaine Thompson kept a brave smile as she made her way off the London Stadium track, following last night’s IAAF World Championships women’s 100m final.As the world…

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Foreign minds - Jamaica’s youngest and brightest would migrate today if given a chance

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Despite the myriad challenges facing Jamaica, there is an almost even split between those who would migrate today if given the chance and those who would choose to…

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How to produce a world-class athlete

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Jamaica has always been renowned for producing some of the very best of the world’s athletes and, as such, the question of ‘how the country does it’ has always been asked.Scientists have travelled from all around the world to the island to try to…

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Former Bahamas gov’t minister charged with extortion released on bail

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NASSAU, Bahamas:A former government minister was released on US$40,000 bail after he appeared in court in the Nassau, Bahamas, charged with various counts of bribery, extortion and misconduct in public office.Former labour and national insurance…

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117 to receive nat’l honours

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Joy is not about being presented with national honours, but it’s in the service of your fellow man, says Pastor Glen O. Samuels, one of 171 people who are to be conferred with national honours and awards in October.”It’s a joy to be of service to my…

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Nurse gives colleagues credit after being awarded national honour for gallantry

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The bravery showcased by registered nurse Davia Ramona Tucker, during a fire inside the Intensive Care Unit of the Bustamante Hospital for Children earlier this year, has won her a national badge of honour, an award she attributes to her colleagues…

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Bolt asked to be the face of the UNWTO confab in Ja

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LONDON, England:Placing tremendous confidence in world record holder Usain St Leo Bolt, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says the athlete, who has taken on the moniker ‘The Legend’, is to become the face of national activities.”Jamaica…

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Maverley residents benefit from health services on Independence weekend

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More than 120 residents of Maverley, St Andrew, poured on to the grounds of the Source community resource centre in the community on Independence weekend to access significantly subsidised health care made available through the Rotary Club of…

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#ReturnToLondon: Three of four Jamaicans through to women’s 400m final

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Three of four Jamaicans are through to the final of the women’s 400 metres at the World Championships in London. They are: Stephenie-Ann McPherson, team captain Novlene Williams Mills and Shericka Jackson. McPherson advanced after…

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#ReturnToLondon: Omar McLeod strikes gold in 110m hurdles

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Jamaican has won its first gold medal of the IAAF World Athletic Championships after Omar McLeod smashed the men’s 110-metres hurdle final. McLeod, who ran a Jamaican record of 12.90 seconds in July, crossed the finish line in 13.05 seconds….

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