Empty seats — but plenty of passion — as Rio Paralympics gets going


Controversy at Rio 2016


The Lightning Bolt from Beijing to Rio

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Analysing Jamaica’s tremendous Rio performance


Usain Bolt – unquestionably the greatest of all time

Usain St Leo Bolt is indisputably the greatest athlete of all time. His record nine gold medals in consecutive Olympic Games, his unrivalled world records in both the 100m and 200m races as well as the 4 x 100m relay attest to the phenomenon that he is. More

Elaine Thompson, successor to the throne

This former resident of Banana Ground in Manchester was an average runner for the first part of her athletic career. Born 26th June 1992, she first came to notice at the Christiana High School. More

The moral beauty of the Olympics

One can always be cynical of the Olympics, especially the last Games held in Brazil, a country in the throes of political and economic turmoil. More

Patience is a medal virtue

What a difference a year can make.Rewind to last year and the 4x400m relay final at the World Championships in Beijing, China and who can ever forget Javon Francis receiving the baton from Rusheen McDonald behind teams from the United States, Trinidad and Tobago, Great Britain and Belgium. More

McLeod’s gold – a historic achievement

Omar McLeod’s amazing gold medal run in the men’s 110m hurdles final at the XXXI Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, August 16 was the culmination of a journey that started in 1948 when Jamaica first competed in the Olympic Games. More

Team USA take Rio Olympics medal race with ease

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) — The US Olympic Team made itself right at home in Rio.The British, they had a Games to savour as well.The host Brazilians got soccer gold that they craved, the Russians struggled on the heels of the exposure of a state-sponsored doping programme, and the Chinese finished well below expectations. More

They made a difference

David Weller’s 1980 cycling bronze medal is still the only medal won by Jamaica at the Olympics Games outside of track athletics despite hopes going into the Rio Games that at least one medal would be a possibility. More

Ten lasting quotes from the 2016 Rio Games

"There you go. I’m the greatest."- Usain Bolt on securing his ‘triple triple’ of 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay golds. "This is how I wanted to finish my career. I’ve lived a dream come true. Being able to cap it off with these Games is just the perfect way to finish." More

From Rio to London

Jamaican track and field fans are still basking in the 11-medal haul at the XXXI Olympics that ended in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last week and while the celebrations will no doubt go on for a while, it is never too early to start looking ahead, even as some of our long-serving athletes get ready to leave the stage. More

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    August 12, 2016
  • 07:30 AM Men's Discus Throw
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