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IOC President Jacques Rogge Admits Usain Bolt a “Living Legend” After All, “Best Sprinter of All Time”

IOC President Jacques Rogge Admits Usain Bolt a “Living Legend” After All, “Best Sprinter of All Time”

IOC president Jacques Rogge has admitted Usain Bolt is a legend after all. He said last week that Usain Bolt needed to prove his greatness over time before  proclaiming he is a “living legend.” Rogge claimed Bolt needed to prove himself over four Olympics. Um, wrong. He proved himself over […]

by Janet Shan· · Caribbean News, London Olympics
Jamaica Observer:  Carl Lewis Owes Jamaica An Apology for Implying Sprinters Like Usain Bolt are Doping

Jamaica Observer: Carl Lewis Owes Jamaica An Apology for Implying Sprinters Like Usain Bolt are Doping

Jamaica Observer:  He Ugly American is a novel written in the late 1950s which carries a central theme that has evolved over the years (or devolved) into an American believing that he is exceptional and that other cultures are not even worth the time spent trying to understand them. Former American […]

by Janet Shan· · Caribbean News, London Olympics
Usain Bolt, Nesta Carter, Michael Frater and Yohan Blake Decimate Americans to Win Men’s 4x100M Relay in London

Usain Bolt, Nesta Carter, Michael Frater and Yohan Blake Decimate Americans to Win Men’s 4x100M Relay in London

NEWSFLASH:  Jamaicans shut out America for the 4x100m men’s relay in yet another Olympics in record time. Usain Bolt, Nesta Carter, Michael Frater and Yohan Blake clocked a new world record of 37.04, literally decimating the Americans.  

by Janet Shan· · Caribbean News, London Olympics
US Wins 4X100M Relay, Followed by Jamaica with Silver, Ukraine Takes Bronze

US Wins 4X100M Relay, Followed by Jamaica with Silver, Ukraine Takes Bronze

NEWSFLASH:  US Wins 4X100M Women’s Relay, Followed by Jamaica With Silver, Ukraine Takes Bronze. Jamaica de-throned from Beijing Olympics with the U.S. women winning gold. Here are the official results: 1. United States 40.82 WR 2. Jamaica 41.41 NR 3. Ukraine 42.04 4. Nigeria 42.64 5. Germany 42.67 6. Netherlands 42.70 7. Brazil 42.91  

by Janet Shan· · Caribbean News, London Olympics
Jamaican Sprint Legend Usain Bolt Slams Carl Lewis Saying “I Have Lost All Respect for Him, All Respect”

Jamaican Sprint Legend Usain Bolt Slams Carl Lewis Saying “I Have Lost All Respect for Him, All Respect”

Usain Bolt slams Carl Lewis:  Usain Bolt, fresh off his historic 200m finals gold medal win, ripped Carl Lewis to shreds saying, “I have no respect for him,” in response to remarks Lewis made about the Jamaican team and doping in track. Usain Bolt said:  “I’m going to say something […]

by Janet Shan· · Caribbean News, London Olympics
Jamaican Sweep:  Usain Bolt Makes History Wins 200M Olympics Final, Yohan Blake Second, Warren Weir Third

Jamaican Sweep: Usain Bolt Makes History Wins 200M Olympics Final, Yohan Blake Second, Warren Weir Third

Usain Bolt Makes History Wins 200M Olympics Final, Yohan Blake takes silver, Warren Weir takes bronze as Jamaica shuts out American Wallace Spearmon.  Afterward, Bolt had plenty of energy left, dropping to the track to do five pushups — one for each of his Olympic gold medals so far. Ever […]

by Janet Shan· · London Olympics
Allyson Felix Wins 200M, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Takes Silver, Carmelita Jeter Gets Bronze

Allyson Felix Wins 200M, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Takes Silver, Carmelita Jeter Gets Bronze

Congrats to Allyson Felix of the U.S. for winning the 200m race, with Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce snagging the silver and Carmelita Jeter third. Veronica Campbell-Brown failed to medal in what would have been her third Olympic appearance in the 200m race, taking fourth place. Jamaica-born Sanya Richards-Ross came in fifth. Allyson […]

by Janet Shan· · London Olympics
Serena Williams Slammed for Glamorizing Gang Culture with ‘Crip Dance’ After Gold Medal Win

Serena Williams Slammed for Glamorizing Gang Culture with ‘Crip Dance’ After Gold Medal Win

Olympic gold medalist Serena Williams criticized for glamorizing gang culture with her “crip dance” after beating Maria Sharapova in last Saturday’s tennis match final. Williams performed an impromptu rendition of the hip-hop dance that was made famous in the 1970’s by Los Angeles gang The Crips, which is known for ruthless […]

Gold Medal Gymnast Gabby Douglas Slams Father, Staff Sgt. Timothy Douglas, as ‘Deadbeat Dad’

Gold Medal Gymnast Gabby Douglas Slams Father, Staff Sgt. Timothy Douglas, as ‘Deadbeat Dad’

Gold medal winning gymnast Gabby Douglas let loose on her father, Staff Sgt. Timothy Douglas, slamming him as a ‘deadbeat dad’ after he left her mother with a mountain of bills. Douglas, who failed in her final bid to win another medal after falling off the balance beam, said her […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Families, London Olympics
Cameroonian Athletes Including Drusille Ngako, Paul Ekane Edingue and Thomas Essomba Abscond from London Olympics

Cameroonian Athletes Including Drusille Ngako, Paul Ekane Edingue and Thomas Essomba Abscond from London Olympics

BBC AFRICA:  Seven Cameroonian athletes have absconded while in Britain for the Olympics, officials say. The seven, including five boxers, are suspected of having decided to stay in Europe for economic reasons, Reuters news agency reports. A reserve goalkeeper for the women’s soccer team, Drusille Ngako, was the first to disappear, […]

by Janet Shan· · London Olympics