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Photo: Elaine Thompson-Herah created history at the Tokyo Olympic Games when she became the first woman to repeat as champion of both the 100m and the 200m. 

 

 

 

 

Both Flo Jo and Usain Bolt may have something to do with Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson Herah shattering the 33-year-old Olympic record over the 100m and becoming the world's fastest woman over the 200.

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Photo: Veronca Campbell-Brown returned to the track finishing second in the women's 60m dash at the East Coast Invitational Indoor Track and Field meet on Saturday in 7.34s.

 

 

 

 

Jamaican sprint legend Veronica Campbell-Brown returned to the track after more than two and a half years out at the East Coast Invitational Indoor Track and Field meet on Saturday when she competed in the Women’s 60m dash.

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Photo: "The sky is the limit" to th MOU sgined between the OAJ and Team Jamaica Bickle says their CEO Irwine Clare

 

 

 

 

CEO of Team Jamaica Bickle, Irwine Clare thinks that the partnership they have formed with the Olympians Association of Jamaica (OAJ) is one that has no limits.

Clare who has been at the forefront of serving Jamaica’s athletes for a quarter century is certain that both organizations are on the cusp of making monumental progress in the growth of both Team Jamaica Bickle and the OAJ.

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Photo: Olympians Association of Jamaica President Marvin Anderson says signing of the MOU with Team Jamaica Bickle will help to grow the OAJ significantly. 

 

 

 

Marvin Anderson, the President of the Olympians Association of Jamaica (OAJ), is confident that the Memorandum of Understanding that his organization has signed with Team Jamaica Bickle will help to take his organization forward in a very meaningful way.

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Photo: World record holder Wade Van Niekerk has tested positive for the Covid-19 (Getty images)

While the track and field world, like many other sports, has been devastated by the havoc the COVID-19 pandemic is causing globally, the South African Athletics fans were greeted with news that their own Wade Van Niekerk has tested positive for the virus.

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Photo: Javon Francis clocked 20.66 seconds to win his season opening 200 meter race at the PVAMU Back To The Track Series on Thursday

Olympic and World Championship quarter miler Javon Francis clocked 20.66 seconds to win his season opening 200 meter race at the PVAMU Back To The Track Series on Thursday

The 25-year-old American beat out runner-up Elijah Hall, who finished in 20.77 seconds in section two, while Kahmari Montgomery who won section one in 20.86 seconds completed the podium spots.

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Photo: Shevon Stoddart-Nieto poses with the President's Award that she received from International Olympic Committee

 

 

 

 

Jamaican Olympian Shevon Stoddart-Nieto has received the President’s Award from International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.

Stoddart-Nieto is a contest in the NBC hit reality series, America’s Got Talent and recently performed her original song “Through the good and the bad” in her debut performance on the 2020 season.

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Photo: Jamaica's 4x100m gold medal team at the Beijing Olympics (Getty Images)

The international media sphere is being buzzing since Wednesday morning with the news that arguably the world’s greatest track-and-field star, Usain Bolt is set to lose one of his 2008 Beijing gold medals.

This is on the back of an International Olympic Committee (IOC) release, confirming that the Jamaican 4x100 relay team is being stripped of their 2008 victory after squad member Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance.

An expert from the IOC release;

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Photo: Kim Collins (Getty Images)

Following his Birmingham Diamond League victory in the 100m on Sunday, St Kitts and Nevis sprinter Kim Collins took the opportunity to shed light on his 2016 season, including the likely chance of him making the trip to the upcoming Olympics to be held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Collins won the race in a time of 10.11 seconds, ahead of American Mike Rodgers who was credited with the same time and Briton Chijindu Ujah who was third in 10.12s.

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