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Usain Bolt Tops Justin Gatlin Again to Take 200M World Championship Gold

 Bolt takes home another gold By the Caribbean Journal staff It was more of the same for Usain Bolt. After his impressive photo-finish victory over America’s Justin Gatlin this weekend, Jamaica’s Bolt topped Galtin again, taking gold in the 200M at …

Kirani James Finishes Second in Zurich

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff It wasn’t the victory he wanted, but it was start. Thursday’s second-place finish at the 400M in Zurich did represent an improvement for Grenada’s Kirani James as he seeks to rebound from …

Usain Bolt Leads Jamaica to Gold Medal in 4x100M Relay

 Above: Usain Bolt By the Caribbean Journal staff Usain Bolt is on top of the world right now. Bolt anchored Jamaica to a thrilling victory in the men’s 4x100M relay at the World Championships on Sunday, holding off the United …

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 Above: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a sprinting sweep for Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who took home the gold medal in the 200M in Moscow on Friday. Fraser-Pryce’s victory came after a gold in the women’s 100M …

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Few could have seen this coming. Kirani James, the Grenadian wunderkind who brought home his country’s first-ever gold medal in London last summer, finished sixth in the 400M at the World Championships …

 Above: Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce’s finish (Graphic: SEIKO Photo Finish) By the Caribbean Journal staff Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won the gold in the women’s 100M at the World Championships on Monday. Fraser-Pryce, the two-time reigning Olympic champion in the 100M, finished in …

 Above: Usain Bolt By the Caribbean Journal staff Usain Bolt is a champion once again. Jamaica’s Bolt won the 100M Sunday at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, finishing in a time of 9.77 seconds to best the United States’ …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe at the conference (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti held its first-ever mining forum on Monday at the Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince. The forum was organized by Haiti’s Council for Economic …

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Kirani James returned to the track exactly like he left it last summer, winning the 400m at the inaugural Chris Brown Invitational in Nassau this weekend. James finished the 400m in 44.72 …

 Above: the Thomas A Robinson stadium (file photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff For a few short days this weekend, Nassau looked a lot like London. Jamaica’s young athletes dominated the CARIFTA games at the Thomas A Robinson national stadium …

 Above: the golden GT-R that will be auctioned for charity (Photo: Nissan) By the Caribbean Journal staff Worldwide sprinting sensation Usain Bolt has extended his partnership with Nissan and expanded his role as a brand ambassador to “Director of Excitement,” …

 Above: drilling at Sardine Mountain (Photo: Guyana Frontier) By the Caribbean Journal staff Gold production, declaration and sales have totaled 314,000 ounces to date in 2012, a 23 percent increase over the same time period in 2011, according to Natural …

 Above: Usain Bolt (centre) (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, Jamaica’s star sprinters, each took home victories in the Brussels Diamond League meet on Friday. It was a Jamaican sweep in the 100m, in which …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s economy grew 2.8 percent in the first six months of 2012, according to a report from Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh. “This growth reflects continued progress on the diversification of the productive sector, where …

 Above: Jamaican equestrian competitor Samantha Albert By the Caribbean Journal staff Alia Atkinson came less than half a second short of a medal in London. But while Jamaica’s track team took the Olympics by storm, Atkinson’s fourth-place finish in the …

 By Kent GammonOp-Ed Contributor The four gold medals earned by the Jamaican track and field team in the London Olympics 2012 shine as unequivocal testimony of the country’s prowess in track and field. Sporting activities are an area in which …

 Above: the Olympic Stadium (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago finished the Olympics in golden fashion, with Keshorn Walcott winning gold in the men’s Javelin Throw. Walcott’s top throw reached 84.58 metres, a new national …

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada leads the world in Olympic medals — when population is considered. On a per-capita basis, Grenada leads the entire world in Olympic glory in London this summer, according to the Web …