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Celebrating Caribbean Olympic Success!

Olympic Success

I imagine that the whole of Jamaica must be celebrating at the successes of their athletes in the Olympics. This week Usain Bolt got gold and broke the world records in both the 100m and 200m, whilst the Jamaican women scooped up all top three places in the 100m race and Melanie Walker won the 400m hurdles. I’m sure isviagraotc.com the Jamaicans that have made it to Beijing stood very proudly as their National Anthem has been repeatedly played in the stadium.
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Under the Sea – Diving in the Caribbean

Under the waves there is a whole new world to discover

The Caribbean is an incredibly beautiful region with a vast array of differing landscapes. But anyone who has, even for a brief moment, put their head under the Caribbean Sea waters knows that the beauty of the islands does not stop on the land. In fact, under the waves there is a whole new world to discover. Continue reading

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20/20 21st Century

20/20 21st Century

The whoosh! And thwack! Of leather upon willow ‘could very well be a cricket phrase attributed to Somerset Maugham many years ago; a little twee perhaps, but I wonder if he could have envisaged the path that the game – enjoyed by so many English speaking countries and fanatically followed in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka – would take early into the new millennium. From the traditional 5 day Test Match format, through the introduction of the One Day/Limited Overs set-up, a la Australian entrepeneur Kerry Packer, arriving at the present day and the emergence of the short – game 20/20 spectacle.
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