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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…

Badminton

Badminton, a racquet game played with shuttlecocks

Badminton is one of the five major racquet sports, the other four being racquet ball, table tennis, tennis and squash. The badminton matches are either singles (played by a couple of opposing players) or doubles (played by a couple of opposing pairs). A badminton court is always rectangular in shape…

Sergey Bubka

Sergey Bubka, a story of fair play

The world has witnessed many athletes/sportspersons come and go, create records in between, experience extreme adulations from around the globe and offer some exciting sporting moments. Among the billions of sportsmen and women we have seen over the years, there have surely been greats, celebrated champions as well as lesser-known…

Yuot Macharia

Run for life, the happy story of Yuot Macharia

Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lion…