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Kirani James Wins 400M at Prefontaine Classic Diamond League Meet

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s Kirani James started his 2014 Diamond League season with a bang, winning the 400M at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meet this weekend in Oregon. The 21-year-old James finished in 43.97 …

Kirani James’ Olympic Reward

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government promised Kirani James a reward following his Olympic win in London last summer, and it delivered the first cheque to the young sprinting star this week. The cheque, valued 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 …

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 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Kirani James’ trip to London this week was much like his previous one: it ended with a victory. James returned to the stadium where he made history in the summer of 2012, …

 Above: Usain Bolt in Paris By the Caribbean Journal staff Usain Bolt and Kirani James reminded the crowd in Paris this weekend why they’re the best in the world at their craft. Bolt set a meet record at the Paris …

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff How can the Caribbean develop more athletes like Kirani James? Once-in-a-generation talents like the Grenadian star don’t come around often, but that doesn’t mean the region can’t develop more high-grade athletic stars …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican sprinter Nickel Ashmeade took first place in the 200 metre men’s race at the Eugene Diamond League meet this weekend in Oregon. Ashmeade, who also took home first place in the 200M at last …

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Kirani James returned to the racing circuit Saturday with a victory in the 400M at the Shanghai Diamond League meet. It was James’ first race since winning the 400M in 44.72 at …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China’s government has earmarked $31.49 million for the rebuilding of the National Athletic and Football Stadium in Grenada, according to Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell. The project is part of what …

 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 …

 This was a tough one. It’s impossible to argue with the success of Jamaica’s Usain Bolt at this year’s London Olympics. After taking the world by storm in Beijing with three golds, one each in the 100m, 200m and 4×100 …

 Above: Kirani James during his homecoming from the Olympics in September By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenadian sprinting superstar Kirani James has been named the Commonwealth Male Athlete of the Year, following a ceremony this week in Trinidad and Tobago. …

 Above: Kirani James at the Annadale Waterfall (Photo: Joshua Yetman) By the Caribbean Journal staff Kirani James put Grenada on the global stage with his historic, gold-medal-winning performance at the London Olympics. Now, as part of a bid to boost …

 Above: Kirani James during his homecoming earlier this month By the Caribbean Journal staff Global sprinting sensation and gold medalist Kirani James, who was recently named a tourism ambassador for Grenada, is the centre of the country’s new tourism campaign, …

 Above: Kirani James’ victory parade in Grenada By Lincoln Depradine ST GEORGE’S – More than EC$730,000 in cash, real estate, treasury bonds and jewelry has been donated to Kirani James, the Grenadian superstar athlete, who won gold on August 6 …

 Above (from left): Annie James, Governor General Sir Carlyle Glean, Prime Minister Tillman Thomas and Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Kirani James returned home to Grenada Thursday night as an Olympic champion and a national hero. James made …

 Above: Kirani James in London By the Caribbean Journal staff Newly-crowned sprinting superstar Kirani James will finally be returning home to Grenada this week, just a few weeks after he brought the country its first-ever gold medal. James will be …

 Above: Grenada’s Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Olympians Kirani James, Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake all began their post-London work with victories at the latest Diamond League meet in Lausanne. James, who won Grenada’s first-ever gold medal in …