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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is the Athlete of the month for August

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will carry Jamaica’s flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 31st Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro which starts on Friday August 5. Mike Fennell, President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) confirmed to the Jamaica Observer that Fraser-Pryce was named yesterday as Team Jamaica’s flag bearer. She received the nod ahead of…

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The IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2015: updates until August 27th

The IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2015, the 15th edition of the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, held in Beijing, China, from 22 to 30 August 2015. The Beijing National Stadium is the same as that in 2008 hosted the athletic competitions during the Olympic Games. The capital of China…

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Genzebe Dibaba: new world record in the 1,500-meter

Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba has set a new world record in the 1,500-meter run as she ran 3:50.08 at the Monaco Diamond League meeting. Dibaba’s time surpasses a 22-year-old world record of 3:50.46 by Qu Yunxia of China set in Sept. 1993. The 24-year-old Dibaba said she may attempt the 1,500-meter/5,000-meter…