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Tremors felt as far as US mainland after major 7.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Caribbean
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Tremors felt as far as US mainland after major 7.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Caribbean

Jan 29th 2020, 9:21 AM 15,466 Views 6 Comments

An initial tsunami warning following the earthquake was lifted.

Cristiane hits hat-trick as Brazil ease past Jamaica in World Cup opener
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Cristiane hits hat-trick as Brazil ease past Jamaica in World Cup opener

Jun 9th 2019, 5:07 PM 4,091 Views 6 Comments

The 34-year-old becomes the oldest player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup.

Jamaica chief tips Bolt for call-up if he adds 'flair' to his game
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Jamaica chief tips Bolt for call-up if he adds 'flair' to his game

Oct 31st 2018, 6:54 PM 5,120 Views 6 Comments

Jamaica could give Usain Bolt an international call-up, but their Football Federation’s president wants to see improvements.

Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia
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# Bounce Bounce

Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia

Oct 26th 2018, 8:22 PM 12,510 Views 10 Comments

The Ireland striker said the Olympic gold medalist’s presence in the A-League was ‘like a kick in the teeth’.

Ex-Man Utd and England U21 midfielder Ravel Morrison to declare for Jamaica
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# Reggae Boy

Ex-Man Utd and England U21 midfielder Ravel Morrison to declare for Jamaica

Mar 21st 2018, 1:33 PM 6,899 Views 8 Comments

It seems the 25-year-old will be a Jamaican international shortly, despite playing for England at youth level.

Jamaican bobsleigh coach quits, threatens to take her sled home
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Jamaican bobsleigh coach quits, threatens to take her sled home

Feb 15th 2018, 9:51 AM 10,419 Views 13 Comments

Not ideal preparation for the Olympics.

The son of the world's new oldest person has died aged 97
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The son of the world's new oldest person has died aged 97

Apr 19th 2017, 10:00 PM 63,556 Views 64 Comments

Jamaican Violet Brown (117) is now the world’s oldest person after the death of Italian Emma Morano.

12-year-old Jamaican hailed as the next Usain Bolt after record sprint goes viral
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# Speed Queen

12-year-old Jamaican hailed as the next Usain Bolt after record sprint goes viral

Apr 5th 2017, 6:03 PM 14,283 Views 8 Comments

Brianna Lyston – remember the name.

PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti
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PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti

Oct 4th 2016, 8:41 PM 14,208 Views 5 Comments

In nearby Jamaica, officials said the army and military reserves were called up to help deal with hurricane damage.

'Triple-triple!' History-maker Usain Bolt bows out of the Olympics in style
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'Triple-triple!' History-maker Usain Bolt bows out of the Olympics in style

Aug 20th 2016, 7:30 AM 31,122 Views 19 Comments

Japan’s quartet took a surprise silver in 37.60sec while Canada claimed bronze.

'There's been nobody since Muhammad Ali who's got remotely near to what this guy has done'
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'There's been nobody since Muhammad Ali who's got remotely near to what this guy has done'

Aug 20th 2016, 12:15 AM 5,980 Views 9 Comments

IAAF president Sebastian Coe is a big fan of Usain Bolt.

Wes Morgan too tired from Leicester's title celebrations to line out for Jamaica
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# All Partied Out

Wes Morgan too tired from Leicester's title celebrations to line out for Jamaica

Jun 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 10,802 Views 5 Comments

The weary centre-back will miss his country’s opening game of the Copa America.

Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks
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# More To Do

Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks

Aug 31st 2015, 9:17 PM 4,091 Views 1 Comment

There’s a lot to ponder for the new IAAF president ahead of next year’s Olympic Games.

Watch: Usain Bolt wins third gold medal in 4x100m relay, Great Britain and USA botch handovers
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Watch: Usain Bolt wins third gold medal in 4x100m relay, Great Britain and USA botch handovers

Aug 29th 2015, 2:46 PM 8,715 Views 1 Comment

Bolt lead Jamaica to victory in a time of 37.36 seconds.

'Every single performance would have a question mark over it if Bolt ever tests positive'
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'Every single performance would have a question mark over it if Bolt ever tests positive'

Aug 25th 2015, 12:26 PM 26,980 Views 18 Comments

We spoke to The Bolt Supremacy author Richard Moore.

Bolt accepts importance of victory over Gatlin
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Bolt accepts importance of victory over Gatlin

Aug 23rd 2015, 4:14 PM 8,398 Views 10 Comments

“It definitely means a lot; I’ve been struggling all season to figure what the problem was.”

Dreaming of this? Soon you can fly direct to Mexico and Jamaica*
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# Life's A Beach

Dreaming of this? Soon you can fly direct to Mexico and Jamaica*

May 20th 2015, 2:23 PM 18,878 Views 34 Comments

*But you’ll have to wait until next summer, soz.

Did you see Obama being the most embarrassing dad ever?
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# Morto

Did you see Obama being the most embarrassing dad ever?

Apr 10th 2015, 11:48 AM 5,657 Views 1 Comment

Can’t bring him anywhere.

The Queen is set to lose this Barbadian paradise from her vast realm
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The Queen is set to lose this Barbadian paradise from her vast realm

Mar 23rd 2015, 4:30 PM 26,435 Views 60 Comments

The PM of Barbados says leaders ‘should only be able to stay as long as you want them to stay’

Jamaica has legalised 'ganja' (no, it wasn't always legit)
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Jamaica has legalised 'ganja' (no, it wasn't always legit)

Feb 25th 2015, 10:55 AM 8,063 Views 27 Comments

Only small amounts of weed will be permitted under new laws.

Poll: Have your views on cannabis legalisation changed?
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Poll: Have your views on cannabis legalisation changed?

Feb 25th 2015, 8:04 AM 18,598 Views 133 Comments

A number of countries have decriminalised cannabis in the past year.

'It's always great to have fun with the fans' - Bolt praises Commonwealth Games
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'It's always great to have fun with the fans' - Bolt praises Commonwealth Games

Aug 3rd 2014, 11:04 AM 3,267 Views 2 Comments

The Jamaican helped his country to gold in the 100m relay last night.

Bolt makes long-awaited comeback in front of raucous Glasgow crowd
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Bolt makes long-awaited comeback in front of raucous Glasgow crowd

Aug 2nd 2014, 10:45 AM 4,844 Views 2 Comments

The Jamaican sprinter anchored his country into the final of the 100m relay.

Opinion: Following the money – Irish slave owners in the time of abolition
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# Abolition Of Slavery

Opinion: Following the money – Irish slave owners in the time of abolition

Jul 27th 2014, 12:00 PM 13,581 Views 70 Comments

What happened to slave owners in Ireland after slavery was abolished? They were handsomely compensated.

Warren Weir forced to settle for 200-metre silver at Jamaican Championships
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Warren Weir forced to settle for 200-metre silver at Jamaican Championships

Jun 30th 2014, 9:05 AM 3,727 Views 2 Comments

The Championships took place under cloud as this year’s doping controversies refused to go away.

Marijuana could soon be decriminalised in Jamaica
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Marijuana could soon be decriminalised in Jamaica

Jun 13th 2014, 8:56 PM 6,791 Views 13 Comments

The move was motivated by a need to reduce burdens on the court system.

Jamaica is still trying to get rid of the invasive lionfish that is eating everything in the sea
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# The Lionfish

Jamaica is still trying to get rid of the invasive lionfish that is eating everything in the sea

Apr 21st 2014, 11:30 AM 19,638 Views 12 Comments

The candy-striped lionfish has a mane of venomous spines….but people are being encouraged to eat it.

Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is 'unjust and unfair'
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Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is 'unjust and unfair'

Apr 10th 2014, 5:03 PM 3,936 Views 8 Comments

The Jamaican sprint star tested positive for oxilophrine last year.

Winter Olympic Village: Day Ten
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Winter Olympic Village: Day Ten

Feb 17th 2014, 10:00 PM 3,321 Views 5 Comments

There was disappointment for the Jamaican bobsleigh team among other events in Sochi today.

'We were very serious': Original 'Cool Runnings' coach still proud of Jamaican journey in '88
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'We were very serious': Original 'Cool Runnings' coach still proud of Jamaican journey in '88

Feb 15th 2014, 7:06 AM 5,137 Views 2 Comments

John Candy played coach Irv Blitzer in the movie, but George Fitch is the real deal.

The Jamaica bobsleigh team have had to tell people to stop sending them cash
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The Jamaica bobsleigh team have had to tell people to stop sending them cash

Feb 6th 2014, 1:07 PM 5,332 Views 3 Comments

Pilot Winston Watts said that the Internet campaign to fund their trip had been a great success

Speedbump: Jamaican bobsled team vow to fight on despite luggage loss
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Speedbump: Jamaican bobsled team vow to fight on despite luggage loss

Feb 5th 2014, 1:29 PM 3,402 Views 1 Comment

‘Helmets, spikes, lycra suits, everything is somewhere between JFK and Sochi.’

€22,000 in Dogecoin raised in a day to help the Jamaican bobsleigh team
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€22,000 in Dogecoin raised in a day to help the Jamaican bobsleigh team

Jan 20th 2014, 5:05 PM 12,245 Views 20 Comments

More than 26 million Dogecoins have been donated to the cause in the space of a few hours.

UPDATE: Confusion over Jamaican bobsled team qualifying for winter Olympics
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# Cool Runnings

UPDATE: Confusion over Jamaican bobsled team qualifying for winter Olympics

Jan 19th 2014, 4:25 PM 13,364 Views 11 Comments

Somebody get the lucky egg out.

Ireland's cricketers to face West Indies in Jamaica in 2014
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# I Love It

Ireland's cricketers to face West Indies in Jamaica in 2014

Dec 20th 2013, 11:21 AM 1,624 Views 1 Comment

The games will provide a warm up for the 2014 T20 World Cup.

Jamaica doping scandal 'the tip of the iceberg', says drug tester
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Jamaica doping scandal 'the tip of the iceberg', says drug tester

Nov 12th 2013, 1:21 PM 3,140 Views 6 Comments

A senior official in the Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission believes it is widespread in sport.

Anti-doping team to investigate Jamaica despite ‘ludicrous’ delay attempts
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Anti-doping team to investigate Jamaica despite ‘ludicrous’ delay attempts

Oct 23rd 2013, 3:21 PM 1,444 Views 0 Comments

Athletes, including Usain Bolt, could be banned from competition if Jamaica is found to be non-compliant.

Usain Bolt gives Moscow 7/10 and says Russians need to smile more
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# Charm Offensive

Usain Bolt gives Moscow 7/10 and says Russians need to smile more

Aug 19th 2013, 6:25 PM 2,522 Views 1 Comment

The sprint world champion reflected on Gold Medal-filled week.

Snapshot: The women's 4x100m relay final wasn't exactly a photo finish
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# Record Breaker

Snapshot: The women's 4x100m relay final wasn't exactly a photo finish

Aug 18th 2013, 6:15 PM 3,005 Views 3 Comments

The Jamaicans timed a championship record 41.29 seconds to take gold.

Usain Bolt equals world golds record with relay win
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Usain Bolt equals world golds record with relay win

Aug 18th 2013, 4:30 PM 2,336 Views 0 Comments

It capped another remarkable week for the Jamaican athlete, who previously reclaimed his world 100m title in Moscow in emphatic style.

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