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#Jamaica

# jamaica - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 Cristiane hits hat-trick as Brazil ease past Jamaica in World Cup opener Samba Smiles

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

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

# jamaica - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

From The42 Jamaica chief tips Bolt for call-up if he adds 'flair' to his game Man At Work

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

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

# jamaica - Friday 26 October, 2018

From The42 Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia Bounce Bounce This post contains videos

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

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

# jamaica - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From The42 Ex-Man Utd and England U21 midfielder Ravel Morrison to declare for Jamaica Reggae Boy

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

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

# jamaica - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From The42 Jamaican bobsleigh coach quits, threatens to take her sled home Turmoil

Jamaican bobsleigh coach quits, threatens to take her sled home

Not ideal preparation for the Olympics.

# jamaica - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

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

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

# jamaica - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From The42 12-year-old Jamaican hailed as the next Usain Bolt after record sprint goes viral Speed Queen This post contains videos

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

Brianna Lyston – remember the name.

# jamaica - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti

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

# jamaica - Saturday 20 August, 2016

From The42 'Triple-triple!' History-maker Usain Bolt bows out of the Olympics in style Legend

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

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

From The42 'There's been nobody since Muhammad Ali who's got remotely near to what this guy has done' Genius

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

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

# jamaica - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The42 Wes Morgan too tired from Leicester's title celebrations to line out for Jamaica All Partied Out

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

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

# jamaica - Monday 31 August, 2015

From The42 Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks More To Do

Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks

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

# jamaica - Saturday 29 August, 2015

From The42 Watch: Usain Bolt wins third gold medal in 4x100m relay, Great Britain and USA botch handovers Worlds

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

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

# jamaica - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The42 'Every single performance would have a question mark over it if Bolt ever tests positive' Athletics

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

We spoke to The Bolt Supremacy author Richard Moore.

# jamaica - Sunday 23 August, 2015

From The42 Bolt accepts importance of victory over Gatlin Reaction

Bolt accepts importance of victory over Gatlin

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

# jamaica - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

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

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

# jamaica - Friday 10 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Did you see Obama being the most embarrassing dad ever? Morto

Did you see Obama being the most embarrassing dad ever?

Can’t bring him anywhere.

# jamaica - Monday 23 March, 2015

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

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

# jamaica - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

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

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

Poll: Have your views on cannabis legalisation changed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have your views on cannabis legalisation changed?

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

# jamaica - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From The42 'It's always great to have fun with the fans' - Bolt praises Commonwealth Games Superstar

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

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

# jamaica - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From The42 Bolt makes long-awaited comeback in front of raucous Glasgow crowd Superstar

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

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

# jamaica - Sunday 27 July, 2014

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

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

# jamaica - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The42 Warren Weir forced to settle for 200-metre silver at Jamaican Championships Athletics

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

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

# jamaica - Friday 13 June, 2014

Marijuana could soon be decriminalised in Jamaica

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

# jamaica - Monday 21 April, 2014

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

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

# jamaica - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The42 Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is 'unjust and unfair' Drugs In Sport

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

The Jamaican sprint star tested positive for oxilophrine last year.

# jamaica - Monday 17 February, 2014

From The42 Winter Olympic Village: Day Ten Review

Winter Olympic Village: Day Ten

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

# jamaica - Saturday 15 February, 2014

From The42 'We were very serious': Original 'Cool Runnings' coach still proud of Jamaican journey in '88 Source Material

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

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

# jamaica - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From The42 The Jamaica bobsleigh team have had to tell people to stop sending them cash Request

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

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

# jamaica - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From The42 Speedbump: Jamaican bobsled team vow to fight on despite luggage loss Not Cool

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

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

# jamaica - Monday 20 January, 2014

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

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

# jamaica - Sunday 19 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge UPDATE: Confusion over Jamaican bobsled team qualifying for winter Olympics Cool Runnings

# jamaica - Friday 20 December, 2013

From The42 Ireland's cricketers to face West Indies in Jamaica in 2014 I Love It

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

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

# jamaica - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From The42 Jamaica doping scandal 'the tip of the iceberg', says drug tester Athletics

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

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

# jamaica - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From The42 Anti-doping team to investigate Jamaica despite ‘ludicrous’ delay attempts Anti-doping

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

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

# jamaica - Monday 19 August, 2013

From The42 Usain Bolt gives Moscow 7/10 and says Russians need to smile more Charm Offensive

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

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

# jamaica - Sunday 18 August, 2013

From The42 Snapshot: The women's 4x100m relay final wasn't exactly a photo finish Record Breaker

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

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

From The42 Usain Bolt equals world golds record with relay win History

Usain Bolt equals world golds record with relay win

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

# jamaica - Saturday 17 August, 2013

From The42 Usain Bolt powers to third world 200m title Like Lightning

Usain Bolt powers to third world 200m title

The Jamaican athlete clocked a world-leading time of 19.66 seconds.

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