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published: Monday | August 18, 2008

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Clean sweep - Fraser runs away with Olympic 100m crown - Stewart and Simpson complete Jamaican trifecta
Jamaican sprint rocket Shelly-Ann Fraser decimated a class field in the 100m to win the Olympic title, dragging along fast-finishing compatriots Sherone Simpson and Kerron Stewart to complete a historic shutout in Beijing, China. Fraser ran down Simpson, who had the early lead...

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Joy overflows in Waterhouse
Diaspora peeved at Olympic blackout
Kerron's mom 'couldn't ask for more'
Family elated at Simpson's silver streak
Pablo McNeil - the man who put the charge in Bolt


Woman perishes in flooded gully
The body of an unidentified woman, believed to be in her 20s, was retrieved from an overturned sport utility vehicle in the Sandy Gully, in the vicinity of Perkins Boulevard yesterday.Reports are that about 6 a.m. during rains associated with Tropical Storm Fay...

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Salaries to top JTA agenda
Mass Will lit a candle of hope
Bolt's community wants roads repaired before arrival
Jamaica could host Carib grand prix
Cop injured during shoot-out in Westmoreland


As easy as one, two, two
BEIJING: JAMAICANS CELEBRATED for the second night in a row at the Beijing National Stadium when little-known Shelly-Ann Fraser, a fun-loving 21-year-old from the Waterhouse community in St Andrew, led a historic sweep of the medals in the women's 100 metres final...

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Bolt not done yet, says Bailey
Walker sends out warning to rivals
Sprint hurdlers advancing nicely
Chelsea crush Pompey
From the Fanstand - Oh what a night
'Lightning' Bolt strikes 9.69 twice
Great eight for Phelps
Ethiopia a 'distance' ahead
Nadal wins gold for Spain
Petrojam outscore Gleaner to win KO title
Brearley blames WI heads for side's demise
Jamaica on list to host 2019 Rugby World Cup


EDITORIAL - Holding police accountable for firearms they control
Last week's report of the Clarendon police seeking to find the owners of firearms left at stations in the parish - some apparently for as long as half a century - might have been, in other circumstances, hilariously funny. We could conjure up visions of wizened and toothless old men...

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National will needed


LETTER OF THE DAY - Olympian pride marred by negative aspects
The Editor, Sir: As the Beijing Olympics get into full gear, with many of our athletes expected to mine gold, I cannot help but reflect on how blessed we are as a nation. It never ceases to amaze me how such a little island, barely visible on the map...

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Fight crime with care
Yearning for 'Sweet Jamaica'
Asafa will rise again
A prime minister's desperate plea
The future of English in Jamaica
Fishermen need safer boats
A positive day for Jamaica


Brittany Lyons, the new Miss Jamaica World
While Jamaicans on Saturday basked in the Olympic victory of their newest sprint king, a new queen was chosen in the ballroom of the Hilton Kingston hotel. Nineteen-year-old Brittany Lyons was crowned Miss Jamaica World. Lyons, who topped 15 other contestants...

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HWT erupts in excitement
Trumpeter Dizzy Moore is dead
Creative biz of Jambiz


Katrina Grant, a very busy queen
Though she shares the name of the devastating hurricane that smashed New Orleans in 2005, the only aftermath Katrina Grant hopes to leave is a good one.And, as the Miss Jamaica Festival Queen for 2008, she has a good platform...

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FE-MAIL TIES - History, her story, our stories
Coping with breast cancer
KELLY'S WORLD - Tek dem out!
Bun in high places
In-your-face bangs!
Underwear that men like
The Reality of HIV/AIDS - Diary of an HIV-positive pregnant girl (Pt 4)
Home remedies for yeast infections
Hyacinth Lightbourne Visiting Nursing Service: fulfilling its role

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