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Bolt bows out of Olympics with final gold as Jamaica win 4X100m relay

Jamaicans in Rio, and there are lots of them, went bananas last night as Usain Bolt led their men’s 4X100 metres sprint team to victory again at the Olympics, for the third games in a row stealing the

Jamaicans in Rio, and there are lots of them, went bananas last night as Usain Bolt led their men’s 4X100 metres sprint team to victory again at the Olympics, for the third games in a row stealing the

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Usain Bolt feted in Jamaica and around the world as The Greatest

Jamaica and Jamaicans around the world have been saluting the genius of Usain Bolt on the Olympics track, now with eight gold medals across three Olympics and bidding for a “triple-triple” in the 4×10

Jamaica and Jamaicans around the world have been saluting the genius of Usain Bolt on the Olympics track, now with eight gold medals across three Olympics and bidding for a “triple-triple” in the 4×10

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Usain Bolt wins a hat-trick of 100 metres Olympic titles

Usain Bolt wrote another chapter in his remarkable Olympic story by winning the 100m final for a record third straight summer Games.

Usain Bolt wrote another chapter in his remarkable Olympic story by winning the 100m final for a record third straight summer Games.

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Bolt aiming for the 'triple-triple' in Rio

Jamaica's Usain also says he wants to break his own 200-metre world record, hoping to run a time under 19 seconds.

Jamaica's Usain also says he wants to break his own 200-metre world record, hoping to run a time under 19 seconds.

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Jamaican sprinter Carter tests positive from 2008 Olympics

Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has returned a positive doping result following a re-testing of his sample from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has returned a positive doping result following a re-testing of his sample from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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Ziggy Marley on the road with a new album

Ziggy Marley likes a challenge as well as the day job as a musician, he's tried his hand at politics and more recently acting.

Ziggy Marley likes a challenge as well as the day job as a musician, he's tried his hand at politics and more recently acting.

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Jamaican writer Marlon James wins Booker Man literary prize

Marlon James has become the first ever Jamaican to win Britain’s highest literary honour the Man Booker fiction prize for “A Brief History of Seven

Marlon James has become the first ever Jamaican to win Britain’s highest literary honour the Man Booker fiction prize for “A Brief History of Seven

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Cameron hit for slave reparations in Jamaica

David Cameron has arrived in Jamaica looking to strengthen trade ties with the former British colony. Instead he has been hit with a request for

David Cameron has arrived in Jamaica looking to strengthen trade ties with the former British colony. Instead he has been hit with a request for

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Cameron faces calls for slavery reparations on visit to Jamaica

David Cameron’s trade trip to Jamaica looks set to be disrupted by a row over crueler commerce, the slave trade. Sir Hilary Beckels, chair of the

David Cameron’s trade trip to Jamaica looks set to be disrupted by a row over crueler commerce, the slave trade. Sir Hilary Beckels, chair of the

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OMI's 'Cheerleader' tops charts thanks to German DJ remix

Jamaican singer OMI’s catchy hit ‘Cheerleader’ is enjoying a second lease of life thanks to a remix by 20-year old German producer Felix Jaehn. Now

Jamaican singer OMI’s catchy hit ‘Cheerleader’ is enjoying a second lease of life thanks to a remix by 20-year old German producer Felix Jaehn. Now

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Obama makes first visit by a US president to Jamaica since 1982

It is the first official visit by a US president to Jamaica in more than 30 years. Barack Obama is in Kingston to attend a summit of the 15-member

It is the first official visit by a US president to Jamaica in more than 30 years. Barack Obama is in Kingston to attend a summit of the 15-member

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Bolt says will hang up spikes after london 2017

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt announced on Saturday he will retire after the 2017 World Championships in London. The 28-year-old had initially been

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt announced on Saturday he will retire after the 2017 World Championships in London. The 28-year-old had initially been

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Usain Bolt to retire after London 2017 Worlds

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt will retire after the London World Athletics Championships in 2017, it was announced Saturday. The Jamaican

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt will retire after the London World Athletics Championships in 2017, it was announced Saturday. The Jamaican

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Sprint king Bolt aims for sub-19 200m

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt wants to run the 200 metres in under 19 seconds before he hangs up his running spikes. The 28-year-old

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt wants to run the 200 metres in under 19 seconds before he hangs up his running spikes. The 28-year-old

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Bolt rejects Commonwealth criticism claims

Usain Bolt has denied a British newspaper report that he attacked the Commonwealth Games. The Times is standing by its story which claims the

Usain Bolt has denied a British newspaper report that he attacked the Commonwealth Games. The Times is standing by its story which claims the

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Asafa Powell branded and banned as a drugs cheat

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has been banned from the sport for 18-months after testing positive for a banned substance. The former 100m world

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has been banned from the sport for 18-months after testing positive for a banned substance. The former 100m world

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Sochi in sight

Michael Williams is looking to take part in the 2014 Winter Olympics for Jamaica and will know by the end of the week if he has done enough to

Michael Williams is looking to take part in the 2014 Winter Olympics for Jamaica and will know by the end of the week if he has done enough to

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Bolt targets new world record

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt has set his sights on breaking his own 200m world record in 2014. The six-time Olympic Champion, who has said he plans to

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt has set his sights on breaking his own 200m world record in 2014. The six-time Olympic Champion, who has said he plans to

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Bolt ready for Russia

With the World Athletics Championships in Moscow looming large six-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been in full training mode. Bolt

With the World Athletics Championships in Moscow looming large six-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been in full training mode. Bolt

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Italian police to investigate Powell and Simpson

Italian police are investigating Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson as well as their physical trainer on suspicion of violating

Italian police are investigating Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson as well as their physical trainer on suspicion of violating

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Jamaican sprinters Powell and Simpson fail drug tests

Shortly after Tyson Gay’s shocking doping revelations, Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson also tested positive for a banned

Shortly after Tyson Gay’s shocking doping revelations, Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson also tested positive for a banned

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Hurricane Sandy set to become a billion-dollar disaster

A score of people are officially dead but more casualties are expected as Hurricane Sandy continues to leave a trail of destruction in its

A score of people are officially dead but more casualties are expected as Hurricane Sandy continues to leave a trail of destruction in its

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Sandy heads to Bahamas

The Force 2 Hurricane, Sandy, is leaving Cuba after lashing the island with torrential rain and strong winds of 183 kms per hour. Overnight coastal

The Force 2 Hurricane, Sandy, is leaving Cuba after lashing the island with torrential rain and strong winds of 183 kms per hour. Overnight coastal

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Hurricane Sandy hits Cuba

Cuba has begun to feel the force of Hurricane Sandy, as strong winds and heavy rain batter the capital, Havana. A hurricane warning has been issued

Cuba has begun to feel the force of Hurricane Sandy, as strong winds and heavy rain batter the capital, Havana. A hurricane warning has been issued

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Sandy upgraded to hurricane

Tropical storm Sandy has been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane, and is expected to hit Jamaica later this evening. Authorities in Jamaica and

Tropical storm Sandy has been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane, and is expected to hit Jamaica later this evening. Authorities in Jamaica and