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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce runs third fastest time in women’s 100m history

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran the third fastest time in women’s 100m history to edge out Elaine Thompson-Herah in their latest encounter at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne, Switzerland. Fraser-Pryce clocked a stunning 10.60 seconds to beat the Olympic champion. Jamaican compatriot Thompson-Herah registered 10.64 secs – the fastest losing time in the event’s history. As …

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Olympic gold medallist sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah was mistakenly blocked on Instagram

Olympic gold medallist sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah was mistakenly blocked on Instagram, its owner Facebook Inc has confirmed. Thompson-Herah, the fastest woman in the world, was blocked on Tuesday for sharing videos from her 100 and 200 metre races on her Instagram account. Her access to the app was reinstated several hours later. There are strict …

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Shouts and jubilation as Jamaica clean sweeps women 100m finals in Tokyo

It was shouts and jubilation on Saturday at Jamaican sprint queens dominated in the 100m finals at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. Crowd favourite Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce had to settle for second as an unstoppable Elaine Thompson Herah powered to the finish line in Olympic Record-breaking time of 9.61. Thompson-Herah erased the Olympic record set …

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Aston Villa have agreed a deal to sign Jamaican Leon Bailey from Bayer Leverkusen

Aston Villa have agreed a £30million deal for Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey. A statement on the club’s website said that “Aston Villa and Bayer Leverkusen have reached an agreement for the transfer of Leon Bailey subject to the player completing a medical and finalising personal terms.” Bailey was a part of the Reggae Boyz …

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Preventative COVID-19 measures in place for West Indies/Pakistan T20Is

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony MP says adequate COVID-19 preventative measures will be in place this weekend for fans attending the West Indies/Pakistan T20Is at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence. During Monday’s COVID-19 update, the Minister said discussions were held with the Guyana Cricket Board, Ministry of Culture Youth and Sport, and the National …

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Sports For Life Barbados Praised For Its Work with youths

Sports For Life

Sports for Life (SFL) Barbados has been praised for its work with the youth. Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, Dwight Sutherland, speaking during the 11th graduation ceremony of SFL Barbados at the Whitepark Wesleyan Holiness Church, on Saturday, stressed that such organisations play a vital role in society. “It is programmes such as this …

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Barbados Sports Minister Congratulates Hall Of Fame Inductees

The Barbadian sports Hall of Famers were lauded by their Government for being inductees into the West Indies Cricket Legends were inducted into the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Hall of Fame. Desmond Haynes and the late Sir Learie Constantine were lauded for their phenomenal contribution made to cricket globally, by Barbados and the region.  The …

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